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Live election results for Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland counties broadcast on Tuesday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m.


AUDIO: Senators Want Review Of Indiana VA Facilities

Posted On June 05, 2014 at 10:39am EDT

In the wake of a national Veterans Administration scandal, Indiana’s U.S. Senators are again asking for a review of wait times at the state’s VA facilities.

Fiddler Kristin Weber performed on the 2014 CMT Music Awards.

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South Dearborn HS Grad Performs At CMT Awards Show

Posted On June 05, 2014 at 8:39am EDT

Dearborn County folks watching the 2014 CMT Music Awards Wednesday evening might have spotted a familiar face performing at the nationally televised event.

A higher percentage of rural households use SNAP benefits to fill empty plates than in urban areas, according to a new analysis of SNAP data by the Center for Rural Affairs. Photo credit: Andrea Church/ morgufile.

Programs Keeping Bellies Full During Summer Break

Posted On June 05, 2014 at 8:06am EDT

Now that school is out for summer, children across southeast Indiana don’t have to worry about homework, extracurriculars, or studying for tests. Some, however, will find themselves wondering where their next meal will come from.

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Ohio County Courthouse Changes Hours

Posted On June 05, 2014 at 7:05am EDT

The Ohio County Courthouse is going to be open only four days a week from now on.


15 Killed At Indiana Railroad Crossings

Posted On June 05, 2014 at 6:53am EDT

Nearly 50 people were injured or killed at railroad crossings in Indiana last year and now Amtrak is jumping on board with a campaign to help save lives.


Ritz: ISTEP Modifications Needed To Maintain NCLB Waiver

Posted On June 05, 2014 at 6:41am EDT

A new ISTEP+ test will be required in 2015 – a year earlier than planned – if Indiana wants to keep intact its waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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Stopped Semi Leads To Crash

Posted On June 04, 2014 at 3:29pm EDT

A crash at the intersection of State Roads 129 and 48 in Ripley County injured two people Wednesday afternoon.


Local Schools Receive Safety Grants

Posted On June 04, 2014 at 3:17pm EDT

Local schools are sharing in $9 million in school safety grants announced Wednesday.


UPDATE: Tornado, Flood Watches Issued Through Wednesday Evening

Posted On June 04, 2014 at 2:56pm EDT

UPDATE: More storms are expected to develop and move into our area Wednesday afternoon and evening.


"Disappointment" As Indiana Refuses Prison Rape Rules

Posted On June 04, 2014 at 9:32am EDT

Concerns are being raised about Gov. Mike Pence's refusal to comply with the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act.