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Indiana ACLU Filing Suit Against the City of Evansville Over Crosses on Riverside Drive

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a suit on behalf of two residents of Vanderburgh County. Citing the First Amendment, the suit takes aim at the City of Evansville for agreeing to allow a local church to display religious symbols on public property.

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Indiana Farmer Loses Patent Dispute With Monsanto

The elderly, Indiana farmer that had been going toe-to-toe in a patent dispute with agriculture-giant Monsanto has officially lost his battle.

In a ruling handed down today by Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, the verdict states that a farmer cannot reproduce patented seeds through planting and harvesting without permission from the patent holder.

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Tin Man Brewing Company to Get Congress Drunk on Indiana Beer

The Tin Man is running for Congress.

According to a press release, Tin Man Brewing Co. has been selected to take their robotic brews to Washington D.C. to be featured in this year’s Celebration of American Craft Beer event hosted by the Brewers Association. Only fifteen breweries across the nation were chosen to participate in this event on May 15.

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Felons Could Face Less Prison Time in Indiana

Indiana felons may now receive less prison time because of a new proposal passed earlier this week aimed at placing non-violent criminals into alternative correctional programs other than the state penitentiary.

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Why Are Expanded Background Checks for Potential Gun Owners a Bad Thing?

This has been a very difficult week in light of the bombs at the Boston Marathon, the explosion at the fertilizer plant in Waco, TX. and yesterday's defeat in the Senate of a bill that would have expanded background checks to purchase a gun and banned the sale of some semi-automatic weapons like military assault weapons. My question to the Senate is, what's wrong with expanded background checks?

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Mayor Winnecke Explains ‘Smart City 2.0′ and Recaps His State of the City Speech [Audio]

Last week Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke gave his annual State of the City address. On this week's edition of Wednesdays With Winnecke, he gives a brief recap of that speech. He also had a discussion with Allen Mounts about the "Smart City 2.0" project.

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Mayor Winnecke to Deliver Evansville’s State of the City Address

Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will deliver his second annual State of the City speech to members of the Evansville Noon Rotary Club on Tuesday, March 26th 11:30am at the Casino Aztar Conference Center, 450 N.W. Riverside Dr.

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No Doubt Bassist Fights Against Indiana’s Videotaping Ban

No Doubt Bassist Tony Kanal says that a proposed ban on videotaping activity inside Indiana’s farms and factories would prevent activists from uncovering abusive measures taken against animals.

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Indiana House Says Welfare Recipients Will Now Have to Pass Drug Screens

A proposal that would make it mandatory for some Hoosier welfare recipients to undergo drug testing to remain eligible for benefits was approved, early Monday morning, by the Indiana House.

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Kentucky Reconsidering Election Day Booze Ban

Kentuckians may soon be allowed to get stinking-drunk before hitting the polls, as state lawmakers are entertaining the idea of abolishing the Prohibition-era booze ban that currently prevents everyone from the social drinker to the raging al

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