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- Extreme heat: the new normal
Extreme heat and minimal-to-nonexistent rain are killing crops and livestock around the state. Other likelihoods: Higher food costs, reservoir restrictions and the rippling economic pinch. by Rebecca Townsend Extreme heat and minimal-to-nonexistent rain are killingcrops and livestock around the state.The immediate stakes are somewhat different in Indianapolis wherepressure on water resources has led utilities officials to ask customers tofollow voluntary lawn-watering restrictions and public officials have ordered banson fireworks and open burning. Still, the situation may have additional ramifications forall Hoosiers — from higher food costs to restrictions on recreational useof local reservoirs and the attendant consequences for related businesses.…
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- Escort sting saves trafficking victim
Consumers of local escort and massage services can breathe a sigh of relief due to the combined efforts of the Indianapolis Department of Code Enforcement and the Department of Public Safety.
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- Gadfly: Mike Pence cries 9/11
Every week, NUVO cartoonist Wayne Bertsch turns an eye towards the news headlines for the subject of his ‘Gadfly’ comic.
- High temperatures, mercurial moods
The summer of 2012 is hungry for blood. by Steve Hammer These aretrying times for the obese. Summer weather is never an easyobstacle for those prone to perspire, but the recent heat wave has been anespecially difficult time for us.…
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- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: Bernie Madoff, Bobby Jindal and Larry Bird. by Jim Poyser individualmandate approved by SupremeCourt’s surprising turn Jindal, governorof disaster state, says noto Obamacare…
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- Time for Single-Payer Health Care
I am now convinced more than ever that it is high time in this country for a single-payer health care system. Before you go into cardiac arrest, you might want to read the rest of this. by Abdul-Hakim Shabazz As aconservative-libertarian leaning political pundit, I am now convinced more thanever that it is high time in this country for a single-payer health care system. Before you go into cardiac arrest, you might want to read the rest of this.…
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- Light, cool, simple
The prime imperatives behind this week’s dish: keep it light, keep it cool. And it doesn’t hurt to keep things simple while you’re at it. This recipe succeeds on all three levels. The salmon should rest with the sweet-and-savory marinade long enough for the tender fish to absorb the Asian-inspired concoction. There’s a bit of [...]
- Taking a gamble on sweet corn
When I was a kid, we always said “knee high by the Fourth of July” when we passed a cornfield in the summertime. As I recall, most of the time, the corn was actually closer to shoulder high by then and we would laugh at the idea of corn being that short on July Fourth. [...]
- Overcoming adversity, instilling power
Pageants aren’t just for college students, single ladies or Indy 500 Princesses. Greenwood resident and first-time pageant contestant Carrie Owens wants to show she’s got what it takes to go from Mrs. Indiana to Mrs. United States. “I represent a woman who can overcome adversity, take care of my family and inspire others along the [...]
- On Campus – June 28, 2012
Area residents make Dean’s List • Bethany Irwin, a Communication major from Greenwood, and Adria Pryor, an Exercise Science major from Greenwood, were among more than 2,600 students from The University of Toledo who made the Spring 2012 Dean’s List for their academic accomplishments. The Dean’s List recognizes full-time undergraduate students who earn a 3.5 [...]
- In Our Schools – June 28, 2012
Summer Servings serves students free food • Lisa Timm and Jamie Brown, MSDPT Food Service staff members at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, serve breakfast and lunch for the summer meal program, Summer Servings. All children eat free. Call (317) 789-3700 for more information about the program, dates, times, menu and locations. Southport High School students [...]
- ‘Hilly Hundred’ riders fill up on fried chicken, cider
How much fried chicken does it take to feed 5,000 hungry cyclists? It may sound like a joke, but Greenwood resident Daina Chamness has to know the answer, right down to the last chicken leg.
- Public safety director has become a lightning rod
Public Safety Director Frank Straub has four academic degrees on the wall of his second-floor office in the City-County Building, a picture of himself with former President Bill Clinton behind his desk and an Indianapolis Colts hat on a shelf.
- 3 hurt when vehicle strikes Eastside house
Three people were injured early today after the vehicle in which they were traveling crashed into an Eastside house.
- Kennedy outlines neighborhoods proposal
Democratic mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy on Sunday unveiled a neighborhood plan that she says would take the city back to grass-roots policies.
- Divers search Georgia lake for Plainfield man in wheelchair
ACWORTH, Ga. — Authorities say divers planned to resume a search Monday for a 68-year-old man in a wheelchair who fell into a Georgia lake while getting off a large boat.
- New app will help you find a place to park
Worried about finding a place to park Downtown? You guessed it: There’s an app for that. ParkIndy, the group that operates the city’s privatized parking meters, continues to tap into the growing market for smartphones. Officials today will announce plans for an app that maps available parking spaces Downtown.
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