| Aug 16, 2011
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?
| Aug 19, 2011
| 8:56 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 8:20 PM
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...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 9:19 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 8:02 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2011
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...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:11 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 9:58 AM
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. ...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 6:21 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 7:47 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 6:19 PM
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...