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Indianapolis 500 Will See Fewer Race Fans This Year

With the Indy 500 just around the corner, racing officials predict the track will see the smallest crowd it has in a decade.

In fact, since last year’s race, thousands of seats available on Turn 3 have been eliminated, as well as several rows facing the front straightaway, diminishing the capacity at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway substantially – nearly 18,000 fewer seats.

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Mesker Park Zoo Fostering Rare Mexican Wolf Pups

The Evansville Zoo is now the new foster home to a couple of Mexican wolf pups.

Earlier last week, the extremely rare, male cubs were transported to Mesker Park Zoo, after being born under risky conditions in New York.

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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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Indiana Military Museum Plans Grand Opening At New Location

History enthusiasts will soon get to enjoy the Indiana Military Museum’s new location, as the facility is preparing for its grand opening at the end of the month.

According to a press release, the Indiana Military Museum will celebrate the completion of their move from outside of Vincennes to a new building in close proximity to downtown on May 31.

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Farm Animals Are Being Butchered Along the Indiana-Ohio Border

Indiana authorities say they are baffled as to what type of maniac is responsible for killing four sheep and mangling several others on farms along the Indiana-Ohio border.

Earlier this week, David and Brittany Kolb of Reilly Township found two of their horses and four of their sheep hacked up and stabbed, as well as four more sheep slaughtered to death on a stretch of pasture.

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What Are the Best Small Companies in Indiana?

There are some great places to work in Indiana; however, some are obviously better than others. So, in order to settle the score of who are the best employers in the state, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has released their list of the best companies to work for in the Hoosier workforce.

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Indiana University Re-Launches New Sex Recording App

Indiana University wants you to record your sex life, and now you can – with their free smartphone app.

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Kentucky Man High on Meth Arrested for Eating Carpet Lint

Apparently, meth can make a person crave carpet lint.

Authorities in Louisville, Kentucky say that over the weekend they arrested 50-year-old Jeffery Wagner for partaking in a carpet lint buffet in the shoe department of the Burlington Coat Factory.

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Remains Dating Back to the Ice Age Discovered in Indiana

Animal bones, possibly dating as far back as the ice age, were recently discovered beneath the Binkley Cave system in Southern Indiana.

The well-preserved collection of animal skeletons is "one of the largest and best preserved deposits of Ice Age bones yet discovered in Indiana," said Ron Richards, a chief curator at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis.

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Elderly Boonville Man Pummels Intruder with a Shovel and then Dares Him to Come Back for More on Craigslist

What would you do if you checked your garage in the middle of the night only to find an intruder? Would you:

A. Slam the garage door shut and call 911
B. Yell at the intruder to get off your property and then run and hide
C. Beat him with a shovel and dare the intruder to come back for more via a Craigslist ad

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