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ISU Fundraising ‘Give to Blue Day’ Sets Record

Terre Haute, Ind – Indiana State University Sycamores were called upon to support and donate to the school during its inaugural Give to Blue Day on Wednesday.   Nearly 1,700 donors from Terre Haute to Australia, contributed

Portions Of Indiana Abortion Law Unconstitutional

INDIANAPOLIS — A federal appeals court has ruled portions of a 2016 Indiana abortion law are not unconstitutionally vague and has reversed an injunction blocking them. The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 Thursday that

New Illinois Tobacco Law On Pritzker’s Desk

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  — A prohibition on tobacco sales to those under 21 is now on Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk. The sponsor is Democratic Sen. Julie Morrison of Deerfield. Her idea is to prevent teenagers from picking

Law Makers Adjust School Bus Camera Proposal

INDIANAPOLIS  — Indiana lawmakers have changed a bill that that would install cameras on school buses to catch and punish motorists who pass school bus stop arms illegally. The change would make sure that  schools or camera

Financing Plans For Convention Center Move Forward

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – The Vigo County Capital Improvement Board moved the downtown convention center project forward by finalizing financing plans. Both the City of Terre Haute and Vigo County have each pledged $10 million towards the

Bill Would Raise Legal Tobacco Age In Illinois To 21

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  — Legislation is moving forward in the Illinois Legislature that would raise the age to buy tobacco products to 21. The bill includes tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and alternative nicotine products. More than 30 Illinois

Burning Mattress Cause Of Brazil House Fire

CLAY COUNTY, Ind.  – Fire crews were called out around 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening to a fire at a home on County Road 400 North just east of Brazil. Witnesses say that the father told his son