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Drug Testing For Welfare Bill Passes Committee

Posted On February 13, 2013 at 12:06pm EST

A southeast Indiana lawmaker is making another attempt to pass his legislation that would required some Hoosiers receiving public assistance to subject to random drug tests.

Madison Company Wins Obamacare Challenge

Posted On February 13, 2013 at 8:27am EST

A southeast Indiana company has won a temporary injunction against Obamacare fines.

Proposal To Raise Ky. Dropout Age Advances

Posted On February 13, 2013 at 7:57am EST

A measure which would raise Kentucky’s high school dropout age to 18 is moving on in Frankfort.


Leising's Farmland Assessment Bill Fastracked

Posted On February 13, 2013 at 7:43am EST

Indiana Lawmakers are advancing a proposed one year delay in new calculations for property taxes on Indiana farmland.

No Charges Against Franklin Co. Commissioners

Posted On February 13, 2013 at 7:22am EST

A special prosecutor is declining to file charges against two Franklin County Commissioners and a county highway foreman.


DCF Establishes Youth Philanthropy Council

Posted On February 12, 2013 at 1:51pm EST

The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc., (DCF) is doing its part to encourage young people to give and serve in their community by recently establishing the DCF Youth Council.

Ind. Hospitals Pulling For Medicaid Expansion

Posted On February 12, 2013 at 11:09am EST

Indiana could miss out on roughly $3 billion a year in economic growth if it doesn't expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, according to a new study.


UPDATE: Missing Alzheimers Patient Found

Posted On February 12, 2013 at 10:42am EST

UPDATE: A missing elderly woman suffering from Alzheimers has been found alive.


East Central Shakes It During Earthquake Drill

Posted On February 12, 2013 at 10:38am EST

Students at East Central High School participated in the 2013 ShakeOut on Feburary 7, the anniversary of the 1812 New Madrid earthquakes.

Financial Aid Help Available at College Goal Sunday

Posted On February 12, 2013 at 10:14am EST

Free Help in filing for financial aid will be available to college-bound students and their families when College Goal Sunday is held February 24, 2013 at the Lawrenceburg Riverfront Campus of Ivy Tech Community College.