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Seelyville Boil Order Lifted

SEELYVILLE, Ind. -Town officials in Seelyville have lifted a boil order for its water customers. The boil order was first placed when a water main cracked last week during the installation of a water meter.    

New Solar Farm Coming To Sullivan County

FAIRBANKS, Ind. — Chicago-based Invenergy Solar Development says it wants to start construction on a solar farm near Fairbanks in Sullivan County later this year. The company says that it has obtained leases on about 1,800 acres

Rare Mosquito Born Disease Found In Indiana

GOSHEN, Ind. — The Indiana State Department of Health says eastern equine encephalitis has been found in three horses and a cluster of mosquitoes in Elkhart County. It is a rare mosquito-borne virus that has caused deaths

Burks Explains Why He Abstained From School Board Vote

VIGO COUNTY, Ind.  – Last week the Vigo County School Board voted to allow attorneys to negotiate with a contractor over potential over billing. If negotiations are not successful the board authorized attorneys to sue Energy Systems

Indiana Tax Collections Ahead Of Projections

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana is outstripping state budget projections for a second straight month. In the first month of the new budget, Indiana just missed its expected sales tax collections, but made up for it with income taxes.

How Bad Is Vaping? Do Flavors Make Things Worse?

INDIANAPOLIS – A UIndy public health professor says a ban on flavored e-cigarettes is a positive step against the recent outbreak of vape sickness. President Trump announced the ban Wednesday, though it’ll take weeks to complete the

Purdue May Say No To Faculty Sports Betting

(WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.) – Sports betting is now legal in Indiana, but for faculty at Purdue, maybe not much longer: Purdue president Mitch Daniels is asking trustees to ban staff at all the university’s campuses from betting