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7:30 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Skin Game: A Novel of the Dresden Files

Skin Game is the latest installment of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dresden Files.  It follows Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard who's about to have a very, bad day.

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Government
1:52 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Ask The Mayor: Crawfordsville's Todd Barton

The mayor contends his city is getting further in economic development processes, even if the area isn't landing many splashy outside investments.
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Crawfordsville, like many cities in West Central Indiana, has a bit of an identity crisis. Do leaders follow the Lt. Governor’s motto of “rural is cool” or do they position themselves as the vanguard of technological expansion?

We ask those questions of Crawfordsville Mayor Todd Barton on this edition of Ask The Mayor, as well as how he plans to weigh those competing interests.

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General News
1:23 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

12 Percent of Indiana Teens Experience Dating Violence

Indiana parents are being encouraged to talk to their children about healthy relationships to prevent teen dating violence.
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An estimated 12 percent of Indiana teens experience some form of dating abuse each year. that can result in emotional or social difficulties, physical injuries and trouble learning.

Colleen Yeakle is the coordinator of prevention initiatives for the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

She says the abuse can result in emotional or social difficulties, physical injuries and trouble learning.

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General News
12:55 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Indiana Supreme Court Considers Oral Arguments In Case Of State vs IBM

A trial court found in IBM's favor, but the Indiana Courts of Appeals reversed that decision.
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At the heart of the dispute between Indiana and computer giant IBM is whether the technology firm’s failures in the contract to modernize the state’s welfare system were enough to justify Indiana terminating the whole contract…and getting damages afterward. 

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Elections & Politics
7:17 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Secretary Of State Race Tops 2014 Election Ticket

Connie Lawson, R-Indianapolis, and Beth White, D-Indianapolis, are running for Indiana Secretary of State
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Arguably the most attention the Secretary of State’s office has received in the last four years was for the voter fraud scandal that ousted Charlie White, the Republican who won the seat in 2010.

Former state Senator Connie Lawson, R-Indianapolis, was appointed to the position two and half years ago.

Lawson is seeking re-election this year and says she’s not focused on Charlie White.

“From day one, my focus was to make sure that our office, the Secretary of State’s office was the most open, honest, responsive and accountable in the state,” Lawson says.

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