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Saucer-Shaped Object With Red Swirling Lights Reported In Central Indiana

Earlier this week, witnesses in Martinsville, Indiana say they watched a saucer-shaped object hovering about 1,000 feet away from a nearby tree line...

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Indiana Senate Passes Bill to Make Switchblades Legal

Indiana lawmakers passed a bill earlier today aimed at making switchblade knives legal in the state of Indiana.

While these particular knives have carried a less than favorable stigma throughout the years, Senator Jim Tomes (Wadesville) says that the days when switchblades were used by thugs are long gone and that they are actually extremely convenient for people with disabilities, firefighters, police and emergency personnel...

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Evansville Begins Negotiations for New Downtown Convention Hotel

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke has confirmed that the city of Evansville has taken a leap of faith in regards to finally building a downtown hotel and convention center...

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Indiana Law Banning Sex Offenders From Using Social Media Sites Found Unconstitutional

Earlier this week, a federal appeals court found that an Indiana law banning sex offenders from using social media sites, like Facebook, was unconstitutional...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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