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June 6th will never be an ordinary day. 72 years ago, WIBC listeners who were up late - or early, depending on what you were doing - would have been listening to Harry James's big band with a live remote broadcast from the Hotel Astor in New York. Kitty Kallen was just about to...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--Indiana's gas prices are the seventh most expensive in the country. While some states, like South Carolina and Oklahoma are getting gas for an average of $2.09 per gallon, Indiana's average Monday morning was $2.50, said gasbuddy.com. "It was crude oil prices...
PATOKA, Ind. - The tiny town of Patoka, Ind. has been abuzz since one of its 735 residents, Gary Snow II, purchased a $1 million winning Hoosier Lottery Scratch-off ticket at Trade Mart on Grave Street, more than three weeks ago. Snow is a forklift driver at Toyota. Being new on...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--Muhammad Ali was born just across the river from Indiana in Louisville, Kentucky, and he was no stranger to Indiana during his storied life. During the 1987 Summer Celebration (formerly called Indiana Black Expo), Indianapolis Mayor William Hudnut provided...
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Obama Administration will make an announcement to boost economic activity and job growth in Evansville today at 11:30 Eastern Time, 10:30 Central Time. Today, the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Midwest Regional Administrator, Antonio R. Riley,...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Once again partnering up together, Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department will be helping to feed those who need it most. Last year, the CARE Mobile Food Pantry partnership resulted in more than 62,000 people served...
LAFAYETTE - An inmate at the Tippecanoe County Jail died after what is being called a medical emergency. Joseph McClimans, 37, was unresponsive in his cell shortly before 1:00 p.m. Saturday according to Chief Deputy Steve Hartman with the Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office...
FORT HOOD, Tx. - One of the nine soldiers who died in a training accident near Fort Hood this week was a West Point cadet from Indiana. Cadet Mitchell Alexander Winey, 21, was among those killed Thursday when a Light Medium Tactical Vehicle overturned in Owl Creek in the...
A county Republican chairman has quit that post and the party to join the Libertarians. Montgomery County Chairman John Pickerill unseated an incumbent chairman three years ago by a single vote. Since then, he's been battling rivals within the party who he charges haven't...