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  • Ask Tom why: What generates high humidity levels in inland locations such as Kentucky and Tennessee?

    Dear Tom, While driving across Kentucky and Tennessee recently, my wife and I were amazed at the very high humidity levels — 90 percent or higher. What generates such high humidity at inland locations? —Craig Butler Dear Craig, Few areas...
  • Indiana: America's original wine country

    Indiana: America's original wine country
    VEVAY, Ind. — Every summer, over the last weekend in August, girls in Swiss costumes dance traditional polkas, passenger boats ply the Ohio River, and fireworks light up the night sky here. The riverbank of this otherwise quiet Switzerland County...
  • Columbus shows Ohio's adventurous side

    Columbus shows Ohio's adventurous side
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Bartender Cris Dehlavi is making a mint julep at Mouton, a Short North arts district hot spot that specializes in Prohibition-era cocktails. Across the street, people are milling around a White Castle, one of the fast-food dives...
  • Sherman Minton Bridge repair to require 135 work days

    Sherman Minton Bridge repair to require 135 work days
    Governor Mitch Daniels announced Tuesday the award of a $13.9 million contract to Louisville-based Hall Contracting of Kentucky for expedited repairs of the Sherman Minton Bridge. As part of its bid, Hall Contracting committed to completing the repairs...
  • Historical Society worked early on to preserve two Washington County landmarks

    Founded in 1911, the Washington County Historical Society was guided by the steady hands of its first president, Harvey S. Bomberger, until his health began to fail in 1936.   During those 25 years, the organization worked diligently to save Fort...
  • Badger ferry owners seek landmark status for coal-burning ship

    Badger ferry owners seek landmark status for coal-burning ship
    Facing a deadline to stop dumping toxic coal ash into Lake Michigan, owners of the last coal-powered steamship on the Great Lakes are pushing for it to join Mount Vernon, Lincoln's Tomb and Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace as a protected national...
  • Bass fever takes hold at National Harbor

    Bass fever takes hold at National Harbor
    Luke Clausen found a rare day in June when, on the fourth day of the FLW Tour bass fishing tournament on the Potomac River out of National Harbor, he brought in 19 pounds, 4 ounces of fish, two pounds more than any other professional fishermen had...
  • Full replacement not needed for Sherman-Minton Bridge

    Full replacement not needed for Sherman-Minton Bridge
    Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Commissioner Michael B. Cline said today the agency has learned enough in its ongoing testing and assessment of the Sherman-Minton Bridge to rule out that a full replacement of the bridge will be needed. ...
  • Eat or be eaten!

    If you spent any time around the Susquehanna River below the Conowingo Dam over the summer, you probably noticed some of the same wanted posters that caught my eye. On those posters is the likeness of a fish, with a warning to anyone who catches one not...
  • State Supreme County justices hear appeal at IUSB

    State Supreme County justices hear appeal at IUSB
    SOUTH BEND - A southern Indiana teenager serving life in prison without parole for killing his little brother has appealed the case to the Indiana Supreme Court, asking for a lighter sentence. On Monday, the justices heard arguments related to Andrew...
  • COLD FRONT STALLS OUT

    COLD FRONT STALLS OUT
    A weak cold front will move through Central Indiana on Sunday morning.  This boundary will lift the atmosphere but there just isn't a ton of moisture to tap into locally.  This means that if it does produce some rain showers, the rain will be light and...