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Indiana May Test New Highway Ramp Design

Indiana may be one of the next states to test out a new highway ramp design that could cut down on construction costs as well as lend itself to easier travel.

According to reports from the Indiana Department of Transportation, plans are currently being discussed to build a diverging diamond i

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Indiana Lawmakers Want Stricter Smoking Ban

There is little to no chance that health advocates will be able to apply enough pressure to Indiana lawmakers in order to warrant an extension of the statewide smoking ban to include neighborhood watering holes

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Three Kentucky Men Charged With Torture and Dismemberment

Three men from northern Kentucky were charged on Wednesday with the kidnapping, torture and dismemberment of another man in their attempt to “rid the world of the evil in it.”

According to the Boone County sheriff’s department, 19-year old Daniel Delfin (a suspected heroin dealer) was savagely beaten and strangled before being hacked to pieces wi

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Complete List of Kentucky School Closings for Wednesday, January 16th

Due to a wintry mix that fell across Western Kentucky on Tuesday afternoon, the following schools and businesses are either closed or on a two-hour delay.

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Indiana Students Could Be Required to Learn Cursive Writing Again

Cursive writing could be making a resurgence inside the Indiana classroom.

That is because Hoosier lawmakers recently introduced a bill that, if passed, would make it mandatory for all public school districts and accredited private elementary schools to teach cursive as part of their curriculum.

In 2011, the Indiana Department of Education eliminated cursive writing requirements due to belief that students were

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Illinois Finally Bans Necrophilia and Other Weird Laws on the Books as of 2013

When the ball dropped at midnight New Year’s Day, several states across America implemented a handful of weird new laws that appear as if they should have been put on the books in the 1800’s rather than 2013

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Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Two Key Issues of the Looming “Fiscal Cliff”

Lawmakers have reportedly struck a deal on a couple of key issues in their efforts to ward off the perils of the looming “fiscal cliff.” Sources say that both parties have agreed on an income threshold for the expiration of Bush-era tax cuts fo

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Evansville Icemen, Savannah Jack and More Things to Do This Weekend and New Year’s Eve in the Tri-State

There is a lot going on this weekend here in the tri-state – If you plan to get your weekend started early, nearly every bar in town has karaoke and pool, and if they don’t, they have booze and food – you can’t miss

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Mysterious Attacks on Livestock in Kentucky – Could It Be El Chupacabra?

Farmers in Kentucky have voiced some concern over recent attacks by a wild, mystery animal that has been mauling their livestock - but never so far as to kill and eat them.

According to reports, the attack

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Winter Storm Warning on Christmas Day in Southern Indiana & Western Kentucky – 5″ Possible!

FOR: PIKE, WARRICK, SPENCER, VANDERBURGH
From the National Weather Service in Paducah, KY
A potentially major winter storm to impact holiday travel plans...
A low pressure system is forecast to develop over

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