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- Bi-partisan concern over drought
This summer is not the first time farmers have facednature’s brutality, but the severity of this season is taking a toll on cropsand livestock.…
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- Americans with disabilities by the numbers
Anniversary ofAmericans with Disabilities Act: July 26 by the numbers
The data shamans atthe U.S. Census Bureau periodically compile interesting factsfrom their vast information resources.…
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- Thumbs up: Life well lived
May your spirit fly on, Kinney. by NUVO Editors Kinney, the peregrine falcon who lived atop Downtown’s Market Tower, died last week at 19 years old. The bad news is that it appears he may have died as a result of collision with the building.…
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- Thumbs down: Blue-green blues
The DNR reported that two dogs died and two more became sick after swimming in a Salamonie Lake cove. The seasonal algae can increase as water levels drops, the DNR said. Algae blooms on some lakes and reservoirs can be fatally toxic to some animals. The DNR reported that two dogs died and two more became sick after swimming in a Salamonie Lake cove.…
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- Gadfly: Batman cries
Every week, NUVO cartoonist Wayne Bertsch turns an eye towards the news headlines for the subject of his ‘Gadfly’ comic. by Wayne Bertsch
- Ditching The Project School
Mayor Greg Ballard said his decision to revoke The Project School’s charter is final. A judge will hold an injunction hearing next Monday, the school will hold a rally this Wednesday and the city holds a school selection fair on Thursday. by Rebecca Townsend Update: After thisarticle went to print, school officials called the news desk to say the judgehearing the injunction request granted a hearing for 9 a.m. next Monday as well as a temporary restraining order against the city. In the judge’s words: “Pending a hearing and determination of Plaintiff’s request for preliminary injunction, Defendants are temporarily restrained and enjoined from any an all activities, instructions, communications or public statements that would have the effect of prohibiting TPS from beginning classes on Aug. 6.”…
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- Pad Thai: an inclusive noodle
Most cultures have a mind-numbing variety of noodle or pasta dishes, but one of the most versatile and flavorfully complex is the popular Pad Thai. Pad Thai is composed of, well…it depends. Like many stir-fry specimens, the profile for pad Thai will have requisite variations, but it is the homogenous arrangement of often numerous individual [...]
- Where are the Japanese beetles?
Where are they? I looked at all the usual plants that they like to feast on, including roses, zinnias and grapes, and could not find a single Japanese beetle in my garden. Purdue entomologists told us this spring to expect to see the beetles earlier than usual this season because of the warm winter and [...]
- Panama Canal: Engineering wonder of the world
By Ann & John Cinnamon People who like to travel often include a trip through the Panama Canal on their bucket list and with good reason. We recently sailed through it ourselves and it truly is an engineering marvel. Our 15-day cruise aboard the beautiful Celebrity Millennium started in Miami with a stop first in [...]
- Angling for the health benefits of fish
In the Summer of Love, I trekked to Boston in a VW Bus painted with ‘Make Love, Not War’ and psychedelic flowers. I knocked on strange doors, slept on hard floors and ate my first fresh fish. Every weekend, my mentor took me Flounder fishing in Boston Harbor aboard his 38 footer. Until then, the [...]
- Sugar gliders can be sweet pets
By Dr. Anndrea Hatcher Sugar gliders live in the wild in Australia, Tasmania, Indonesia and New Guinea. They are like a nocturnal flying squirrel that is about the size of a large hamster. Unlike Rocky the Flying Squirrel, the sugar glider is a marsupial (keeps their young in a pouch), like a kangaroo or our [...]
- ‘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.