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Kentucky Bourbon Trail Releases New Smartphone App

Hey, there’s an app for Jack...and now there is an app for the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, as well.

According to a news release from the Kentucky Distillers Association, the organization recently released a free app on the Apple iTunes store and on their website that will help guide people interested in Kentucky’s distilleries to find information, like directions and tour hours, maps, tasting notes and tutorials.

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Indiana Motor Sports Will Receive Tax Dollars for Revitalization Effort

Indiana motor sports is now taking a victory lap, as a bill allowing for the “economic revitalization” of the industry has officially been signed into law.

Earlier this week, House Bill 1544 was passed into law, after receiving bi-partisan support from both the House and the Senate. Supporters are now hoping that Indiana racetracks, like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, will receive the proper resources from our tax dollars in order to thrive.

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Will Indiana Ever Allow Sunday Beer Sales?

Sunday alcohol sales across the state of Indiana has been the subject of much controversy, mostly because liquor store owners want nothing to do with Sunday sales, and even more interesting than that, they do not want your local grocery store to be able to sell it either.

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Indiana Budget Allocates More Money for Workforce Development Program

Indiana plans to invest more money in the state’s “WorkIN Indiana” program, as a recent peek at the new budget indicates that about $5 million will be allocated to help support things like job training, career certifications and high school equivalency degrees.

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Click It or Ticket – Indiana Police Stepping Up Seat Belt Enforcement During Two Week Campaign

Law Enforcement on the local and state level will be keeping their eyes open for drivers not  wearing their safety belt while traveling the states highways and byways.

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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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