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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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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! -Hemera
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! -Hemera
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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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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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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! -Hemera
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee! -Hemera
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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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DEA Takes Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs in Indiana

Hoosiers with unused prescription drugs lingering around in the old medicine cabinet will have an opportunity to dispose of those pharmaceuticals this Saturday at the Indiana State Police post.

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Purchase Tickets for PGA’s United Leasing Championship and Help Warrick Humane Society

We are lucky enough this year to again host an official PGA Tour event - the United Leasing Championship at Victoria National from June 24-30.

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2013 Evansville-Vanderburhg County Pothole Blitz is Under Way

The City of Evansville and Vanderburgh County are conducting a joint Pothole Blitz to identify roads in the City and County in need of repair.

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Evansville Residents Can Take Advantage of Free Fishing Days Starting This Weekend

Nothing says spring like doing a little fishing, and now, thanks to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Evansville residents can take full advantage of their rods n' reels without a fishing license starting this weekend.

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Eli Lilly Announces Hundreds of Sales Reps Will Be Laid Off

Indiana drugmaker Eli Lilly announced today that it plans to lay off “a significant number” of their U.S. sales force before the end of summer, making it one of their largest downsizing efforts in years.

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