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Governor Will Pitch HIP 2.0 In Batesville; Program Adds 1,000 To Coverage

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 2:38pm EDT

Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be in Batesville next week to continue propping up the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0.


Mardi Gras Ball Raises $70K To Help Child Abuse Victims

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 2:20pm EDT

The first Mardi Gras Ball to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southeastern Indiana was a great success, raising over $70,000 to help provide services to victims of child abuse in the region.


Governor Asks For $7.5M In New Funding For DCS

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 2:13pm EDT

The Indiana Department of Child Services may be in line for a significant funding and caseworker boost as an independent analysis of the department points out significant flaws.


Dearborn Co. Comprehensive Plan Meeting Monday

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 2:01pm EDT

The Dearborn County Plan Commission and the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss the elements of the Dearborn County Comprehensive Plan Monday.


NWS Cancels Flood Warning; Some Roads Remain Closed

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 9:01am EDT

The Flood Warning that has been in effect for areas along the Ohio River for nearly a week has expired, but not all is back to normal yet.


Prepare To Pay More To Attend NKU

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 8:41am EDT

Tuition at Northern Kentucky University will increase for the 2015-2016 school year.


Casino Gaming Bill Passes Key Senate Committee

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 8:14am EDT

A closely-watched piece of casino gaming legislation has received the approval of an Indiana Senate committee.

The Interstate 75 Brent Spence Bridge connecting Cincinnati to northern Kentucky.

Ky. Gov. Says Bridge Tolls Bill Is Dead; End Of Session Nears

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 7:28am EDT

Kentucky lawmakers are killing a bill that would have allowed tolls on a new Brent Spence Bridge.


Indiana Readies For Spring Weather Threats

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 7:09am EDT

An annual sound of spring will ring out around Indiana today, as emergency officials set off two statewide tornado drills as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week.

The AEP Indiana Michigan Power Tanners Creek Generating Station in Lawrenceburg is shutting down in 2015 due to tightening federal emissions standards. Newly proposed carbon emissions limits that could affect remaining coal-fired plants in the Midwest are open for public comment.

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Tanners Creek Power Plant Will Shut Down, Layoff Employees By May 31

Posted On March 19, 2015 at 6:49am EDT

After 64 years in operation, the Tanners Creek Power Plant in Lawrenceburg will power down by May 31.