Indiana Jobless Rate Down

(Undated)  —  The latest jobs report is out. Indiana’s unemployment rate was 5-point-8 percent in August, down from 5-point-9 percent in July. The Department of Workforce Development says, despite the decrease, the state’s private sector lost 2,600 jobs in August.

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El Nino May Bring Relief This Winter

(Undated)  —  Good news if you hate cold winters. The latest outlook just out from NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center shows El Nino will bring milder temperatures and below normal precipitation this winter. The outlook is for this coming December through February. Indianapolis National Weather Service Meteorologist Dave Tucek says it depends on the strength of […]

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ISU Student Arrested For Shooting Threat

(Terre Haute, IN)  —  Indiana State University Police have made an arrest in connection with a social media posting about a possible shooting. 19-year old ISU Sophomore Rashon Ke’Nise Marshall-Brown of Indianapolis is preliminarily charged with harassment. Her arrest stems from an investigation into a Wednesday night post on the Yik Yak app. The posting […]

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Vincennes Man Allegedly Confesses to Misconduct

 (Vincennes, IN)– “Duke” Hampsch was arrested on the charge Friday in Vincennes.  A letter sent out Friday by First Baptist Church–where Hampsch had served as Youth Director– claims that he confessed to misconduct with a minor.   The letter alleges the action in question happened several years ago.  The church received the allegation on Wednesday; the letter stated Hampsch admitted to the wrongdoing the […]

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Remembering Red

     Area residents are invited to the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center today to remember Red Skelton.  Skelton passed away just over 17 years ago, on September 17th, 1997.       Mark Kratzner and Doug Carroll will host the informal remembrance session from one to three this afternoon.         The informal get-together is free and open to […]

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