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New Trial For Suspect In Lawrenceburg Teen's Murder

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 9:03am EST

A Cincinnati man once convicted of murdering a Lawrenceburg teenager is getting a new trial at the order of the Ohio Supreme Court.


Indiana Sunday Alcohol Sales Fails Again As Bill Is Pulled

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 8:09am EST

The latest attempt to end the Indiana’s 80-year-old ban on Sunday carry-out alcohol sales is dead.


Ohio Governor Bestows Courage Award Upon Lauren Hill

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 7:27am EST

During his annual State of the State address Tuesday night, Ohio Governor John Kasich recalled a phone conversation he had with Greendale, Indiana’s Lauren Hill earlier that day.


Right-to-Farm Resolution Defeated In Indiana

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 6:57am EST

It was presented as a right to farm, but opponents of Senate Joint Resolution 12 in Indiana say it would have created a constitutional right to pollute.



Posted On February 24, 2015 at 7:18pm EST

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INDOT Plans Projects In Ripley, Franklin, Decatur Counties

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 5:10pm EST

The projects include a bridge replacement in Franklin County and a U.S. 50 culvert replacement in Ripley County.


Amendment To HB 1540 Saves Local Casino Revenues

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 3:59pm EST

The gaming revenue that comes to Indiana’s riverboat casino cities and counties is safe – at least for another year.


Text-To-911 Service Widely Available In Indiana; Ripley County 1 Of 4 Without

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 9:54am EST

Ripley County is one of just four counties in Indiana lagging behind the text-to-911 wave.


Florence Police Officer's Pregnancy Leads To State Legislation

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 8:23am EST

A piece of legislation advancing in the Kentucky House of Representatives would provide new on-the-job protections for pregnant women.


UPDATE: Casino Gaming Bill Could Be Amended To Appease Locals

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 7:54am EST

UPDATE: Southeast Indiana State Representative Jud McMillin (R-Brookville), whose district includes Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg and the City of Lawrenceburg, expects an amendment protecting local gaming revenues to be adopted as part of House Bill 1540.