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A Book At Riley Hospital Can Mean More Than You Know

INDIANAPOLIS–Having a book to read sometimes helps people escape. If you’re in the hospital, you need to escape, said Dena Vincent, librarian at Riley Hospital for Children. On the weekends and in the evenings, a library cart

Casino Bill Takes Another Step Forward

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – The Indiana House passed SB552 on for a third reading Thursday by voice vote. The legislation could bring a casino to Vigo County. That third reading and the possibility of passage will happen Monday.

New Marshall Pool Almost Ready To Open

MARSHALL, Ill. – Work continues on the new Marshall, Illinois community pool. Organizers hope to have an open house in mid-May, followed by an opening before Memorial Day. Weather or other problems could slow down the opening.

New Class Of CNC Operators Graduates From Ivy Tech

TERRE HAUTE, Ind – The latest class of Students in the Computer Numerically Controlled Program or CNC program at Ivy Tech graduated Thursday. The program helps fill local jobs in the machine industry which has been identified

THFD Presented With New Truck

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – Terre Haute fire officials were presented with their new ladder truck this week in Indianapolis by representatives of Pierce Manufacturing . A fire fighters convention is taking place in the capital city and the

Flu Restrictions Being Lifted At Area Hospitals

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Flu restrictions at area hospitals are being lifted. Restrictions were put into place about one month ago due to concerns about an increase in flu cases in the area. Union Health announced Thursday visitor restrictions

Sen Young Seeks To Address Robocalls

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Robocalls can serve a good purpose, says Sen. Todd Young (R-IN). But not when you are getting them ten times a day. “We’ve dealt with this issue of robocalls in the state of Indiana

Legislators Consider Taxing Vaping

INDIANAPOLIS – Legislators are still looking to tax vaping, but the Senate has a different idea of how to do it. The House voted to tax e-liquids by the ounce. A Senate committee has changed that to