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HB 1540, Casino Gaming Bill, Passes House; Local Lawmakers Split

Posted On February 26, 2015 at 7:57am EST

The Indiana House has passed a casino gaming bill that could allow riverboat casinos to become land-based.


UPDATE: HIV Outbreak Quickly Spreading In SE Ind.

Posted On February 26, 2015 at 7:10am EST

UPDATE: The outbreak revealed Wednesday by the Indiana State Department of Health is concentrated in Scott, Clark, Jackson, Washington, and Perry counties.


High School Engineering Contest Coming To Jac-Cen-Del

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 3:47pm EST

High school teams from across the state will test their engineering skills in this year's Rube Goldberg Machine Contest on March 7th at Jac-Cen-Del Elementary School.


Snowed-Out McMillin Town Hall Rescheduled For Feb. 28

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 3:33pm EST

A weekend snowstorm forced the cancellation of the first attempt for a State Rep. Jud McMillin town hall in Dearborn County last Saturday, February 21.


Letter: Ohio County Official Comments On Casino Gaming Bill

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 2:19pm EST

A letter from Ohio County Economic Development Corporation executive director Lane Siekman.


Sunman-Dearborn Teachers Taking Early Retirement; Supt. Skeptical Of State Funding Change

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 11:35am EST

The finances at Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools are getting closer to balancing, but the long term prognosis of vacating a school building and reducing staff remains to be seen.

Joseph Harris

Photo by Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

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.