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  • Natural Perspectives: Digging up some family roots

    I have a confession to make. I'm utterly addicted to tracing my family's roots. Vic says that kicking a heroin habit might be easier, but I have no intention of overcoming my addiction. I enjoy it too much. I lay the blame on my mother and my Aunt...
  • Natural Perspectives: Say goodbye to American pie

    If you were painting a Norman Rockwell portrait of America, you'd probably picture mom and an apple pie wrapped in the Star-Spangled Banner. But America's apples are disappearing. A century ago, there were an estimated 20 million apple trees growing in...
  • Conner Prairie announces new multi-million Civil War exhibit

    Conner Prairie announces new multi-million Civil War exhibit
    Conner Prairie is working on a new multi-million dollar exhibit that will take visitors back to 1863 and the Civil War. The exhibit is called "The 1863 Civil War Journey: Raid On Indiana". It will give visitors a feel of the biggest Civil War battle in...
  • Extreme East Coast Heat Wave Blamed in 64 Deaths

    Extreme East Coast Heat Wave Blamed in 64 Deaths
    NEW YORK -- The massive heat wave that baked half the country in triple digit heat indexes last week may have caused as many as 64 deaths in 15 states, the National Weather Service said late on Tuesday. Forecasters said the area still suffering from...
  • Army report: Barrier blocks larger Asian carp

    WASHINGTON — Federal officials said today that lab testing found the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal’s electric dispersal barriers, aimed at keeping Asian carp out of Lake Michigan, were effective for fish 5.4 inches or longer. However,...
  • East St. Louis Speed does in Cathedral

    East St. Louis Speed does in Cathedral
    The Cathedral Irish are not in a football conference. Thus, they have the luxury of scheduling whoever they want throughout the course of the regular season. This can often be a difficult task since most other teams in Central Indiana are bound by regular...
  • River Flooding Begins To "Wrap Arms" Around Memphis

    River Flooding Begins To "Wrap Arms" Around Memphis
    Memphis area residents were warned on Saturday that the Mississippi River was gradually starting to "wrap its arms" around the city and rise to record levels as flooding moves south. "It's a pretty day here, and people get a false sense of security,"...
  • Man Charged With Strangling Wife Says Caffeine Made Him Kill

    Man Charged With Strangling Wife Says Caffeine Made Him Kill
    NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused of strangling his wife is poised to claim excessive caffeine from sodas, energy drinks and diet pills left him so mentally unstable he couldn't have knowingly killed her, his lawyer has notified a court....
  • Historic status sought for Michigan Road

    Historic status sought for Michigan Road
    Indiana's first major route connecting the Ohio River with Lake Michigan is on its way to being designated a historic state byway. Organizers are seeking the designation for Michigan Road not only to preserve Hoosier history, but to tap into the...
  • MOTHER'S DAY FORECAST

    MOTHER'S DAY FORECAST
    A low pressure system to our south will keep around clouds for the overnight hours and into Sunday morning.  But rain should stay to our southeast tonight closer to the Ohio River.  The reason why it will be difficult for this rainfall to arrive is dry...
  • Rivalry with Kentucky grows for Indiana All-Stars

    Rivalry with Kentucky grows for Indiana All-Stars
    INDIANAPOLIS - How much rivalry exists between basketball All-Stars of the two Midwest states that border the Ohio River could be up for debate. But the heat between Indiana and Kentucky's flagship schools is warmer than even-and arguing against that...