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  • Evansville News featured Angie’s List Cancels $40 Million 1000 Jobs Indiana Expansion Over Anti-Gay ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

    Angie’s List Cancels $40 Million 1000 Jobs Indiana Expansion Over Anti-Gay ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

    Popular local business review and search site Angie’s List is canceling its expansion plans in response to Indiana’s “religious freedom” law. Since the year after its 1995 founding, Angie’s List has been headquartered in Indianapolis,Indiana. The $315 million corporation which lets users review local businesses, especially home improvement professionals, has been planning a $40 million renovation of its own, moving its headquarters across town and adding 1000 new jobs over five years. But thanks to state lawmakers and Republican Governor […]

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  • featured Indiana News Pence orders short-term needle exchange to stop HIV epidemic

    Pence orders short-term needle exchange to stop HIV epidemic

    Gov. Mike Pence Thursday declared the HIV epidemic in southeastern Indiana a public health emergency and gave local authorities the OK to begin a short-term needle-exchange program to help fight an outbreak that now includes 79 cases all linked to intravenous drug use. But Pence added that his order does not sway his long-held opposition to needle exchange programs. “I do not enter into this lightly,” he said. “In response to a public health emergency, I’m prepared to make an […]

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  • Around the World featured First openly gay pro athlete blasts Indiana’s religious freedom bill

    First openly gay pro athlete blasts Indiana’s religious freedom bill

    Hours after an Indiana House vote paved the way for the controversial bill, a prominent former athlete and openly gay man has taken to Twitter to question the bill’s effects. Jason Collins publicly came out as gay after the 2013 NBA season. His declaration made him the first openly gay athlete in the four major North American sports leagues. He played for 13 seasons in the NBA for multiple teams, including the New Jersey Nets. Collins will be in Indianapolis […]

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  • Evansville News featured Reitz High School Student is Killed in Car Crash

    Reitz High School Student is Killed in Car Crash

    The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office has identified the Evansville teen who died in a head-on collision on the University Parkway. Deputy Coroner Steve Lockyear says 15-year-old Logan Brown was a student at Reitz High School. An autopsy is pending. Brown was a passenger in a Hyundai Tiburon, which was hit head-on by a Jeep Grand Cherokee on Saturday. Students at Reitz High School have organized a prayer memorial at the school’s flagpole at 7:05 a.m. to honor Brown, and Kurt […]

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  • Daily News featured FDA Admits 70% Chicken Meat Sold In The USA Contains Cancer-Causing Arsenic

    FDA Admits 70% Chicken Meat Sold In The USA Contains Cancer-Causing Arsenic

    More than 70 percent of all US chickens raised for meat are fed 3-Nitro® (Roxarsone), the arsenic-containing drug that’s added to feed to fatten chickens and give meat from chickens, turkeys and hogs a bright pink tone. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scientists found that chickens treated with 3-Nitro® had high levels of inorganic arsenic in their liver. The FDA then asked the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to stop manufacturing Roxarsone. According to the Wall Street Journal, “The agency said […]

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  • Evansville News featured Firefighter Suspended after Arrest during Inland Marina Fire

    Firefighter Suspended after Arrest during Inland Marina Fire

    An Evansville firefighter is suspended after getting arrested Saturday at the scene of the fire at Inland Marina. He was off-duty at the time. Fire Chief Mike Connelly tells Eyewitness News Lt. Edward Parker is suspended for three days without pay for violating department policy. Parker is married to the marina’s owner, Katherine Parker-Riecken. He faces charges of resisting law enforcement, public intoxication and interfering with firefighters. Police say Parker was belligerent and tried to interfere with the firefighters on […]

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  • Evansville News featured Fire At Inland Marina Causes Extensive Damage,

    Fire At Inland Marina Causes Extensive Damage,

    Tensions run high at an overnight fire at Inland Marina. An off duty fire fighter and the daughter of an Evansville mayoral candidate are handcuffed and taken to jail. Evansville Police say Katie Riecken-Parker and her husband Edward Parker ignored fire fighters commands to stay away from the fire. Edward Parker reportedly put up a fight when he was getting arrested – kicking an officer in the face. EPD says an officer had to use a stun gun to get […]

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  • Evansville News featured Grocery Store Moving Into Evansville’s East Side Following City Council Approval to Rezone Land

    Grocery Store Moving Into Evansville’s East Side Following City Council Approval to Rezone Land

    Despite heavy opposition from city council members, neighbors, and even the area planning commission, another grocery store is set to move into the Tri-State. The council discussed it for well over and hour in Monday’s meeting, and neighbors pleaded with them to vote no. But in the end, the answer is “yes.” The new grocery and gas station will take over at the site of Church of the Cross near Fielding and the Lloyd Expressway. The land has been for […]

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