The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Wednesday and Thursday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.

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The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Tuesday and Wednesday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.

Duke Energy hopes to have power entirely restored this afternoon after an outage north of Terre Haute that was reported about 5:30 a.m. It affected 484 customers in the area of Rio Grand Avenue and Gallagher Road.

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Vote YES for Vigo County Schools, a political action committee formed in July to help win approval of a tax increase for schools, raised $23,123, according to a pre-election finance report filed Oct. 17 in Vigo County. The PAC spent $20,457, leaving it will $2,665 cash on hand.

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The author of "Birch Bayh, Making a Difference" is in Terre Haute for two days to give talks about it. Bob Blaemire spoke at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College on Wednesday and will speak today from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at University Hall in the Bayh College of Education at Indiana State University and again from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Vigo County Public Library.

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At the university's annual Take Back the Night, an event host by students in Gender Studies 450, students, faculty and community members rallied against sexual violence being rooted in systems of oppression regarding gender.

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A political action committee advocating for a new casino in Terre Haute raised $162,200, according to a pre-election finance report filed Oct. 14 with the Indiana Secretary of State.

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The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Monday and Tuesday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.

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Terre Haute Police announced Tuesday its department will begin being featured on A&E Network's real-time police show "Live PD," on Friday and Saturday.

Kampgrounds of America, the world’s largest family of family-friendly, open-to-the-public campgrounds, recently announced that the Casey KOA Campground has earned the 2020 KOA President’s Award. This award was presented Monday at KOA’s 2019 Annual In

A Dugger man faces charges including sexual battery after an Indiana State Police investigation. William T. Smith, 20, of Dugger, was booked into Sullivan County Jail on charges of strangulation, sexual battery, battery and resulting in bodily injury.

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The Indiana Gaming Commission this week updated its guidance regarding Vigo County casino applications and proposals. In a newsletter sent Tuesday, the Commission noted the deadline to apply for the gaming license has been extended by one day, from Dec. 1 to Dec. 2.

Industrial Maintenance Engineering Inc., doing business as AIS Gauging, submitted a bid Tuesday for a former Pfizer lab and office building in the Vigo County Industrial Park.

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Tucked away on the east side of Terre Haute, a local campground is gaining new energy with new owners. The Terre Haute Campground, formerly KOA Campground, on Sony Drive features 77 sites for campers, motor homes, tents, and it includes three luxury cabins and five primitive cabins.

Reclassifying a position in the Vigo County Juvenile Center on Tuesday sparked discontent over the county’s current job and salary classification system.In final action, the Vigo County Council, in a 5-1 vote, changed the job classification of an off

The Chicken Ordinance Exploratory Committee on Tuesday forwarded recommendations to the Terre Haute City Council for a proposed ordinance that would allow city residents to own chickens.In the second meeting of the committee, the first of which dealt

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Initially dedicated by the country's First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, in 1940, Indiana State University's Fine Arts and Commerce Building had a rededication ceremony Tuesday celebrating a $15 million, state-funded renovation.

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This year likely will mark the biggest year yet for tourism, largely through sporting events, in Terre Haute. The Terre Haute Convention & Visitors Bureau this year will have hosted six state championships, three regional championships and two national championships. Those events translate into people coming to Vigo County.

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Nov. 11.

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — A former Republican congressman who's made it his mission to convince conservatives to take climate change seriously will speak this weekend at a gathering of Indiana environmental groups. Bob Inglis is scheduled to deliver Sat

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first time as 2020 hopefuls take aim at President Donald Trump's record on stemming military suicide and helping female vets.

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Sunday and Monday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.

Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute today announced a new partnership with Valley Professionals Community Health Center to establish a full-time behavioral health therapist position to provide mental health and wellness services to students at the Ivy Tech campus.

The Educational Heritage Association’s museum of Vigo County schools’ memorabilia will not open Nov. 19 for visitors due to the Vigo County School Corp. closing for the Red for Ed Rally in Indianapolis.

During the span of about 20 years, Hoosiers went from having lower than average healthcare costs to medical expenses that were much higher than average, and a Ball State University study helps explain why. That study, by Ball State’s Michael Hicks, says medical expenditures are so high because not-for-profit hospitals have monopolies in their markets. Hicks is the director of the school’s Center for Business and Economic Research.

Despite high rates of community participation and volunteerism, Indiana consistently ranks in the bottom 10 nationally in voter turnout, according to the organizations behind the Indiana Civic Health Index.

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Less than one percent of Americans today serve in a military uniform. But those who do serve have developed a selflessness that serves the common good, said Col. Michael D. Holmes of the Indiana Air National Guard during Monday's wreath laying ceremony for Veterans Day at Indiana State University.

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"This day can never be stopped. This day has to continue on. The Veterans Day parade is not only a tradition but it is a significant time in our country...and if we are here to remember our fallen veterans and our veterans that gave the ultimate sacrifice as well as putting their life on the line when they joined the military, then what's this all about."

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A steady flow of voters stood at machines, casting their ballots at the Indiana State University vote center Tuesday afternoon.By 3 o’clock, more than 300 people had voted at the campus polling site, one of 14 around the Terre Haute and Vigo County.

The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement Friday, Saturday and Sunday, based on jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers but are not final until the Vigo County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.

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In 1917, the song “(Back Home Again in) Indiana” was first released. In 1971, The Jackson 5 sang “Goin’ Back to Indiana.” But since about 2017, Indiana’s song could be Woody Guthrie’s “I Ain’t Got No Home.” Anyone who’s tried to buy a house in much of Indiana knows that properties don’t stay on the market long.

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"I never really thought much about the worry and tears Jim and Clara Lunsford had invested in raising their family, in sending most of their boys off to war, in losing one of them who is buried in France. Together, they saw 9 of their sons, sons-in-law, and grandsons wear a uniform in World War II: six serving in the European Theater, and three others headed to the Pacific."

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TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Eunice E. Harper, 81, passed away November 11, 2019. She was born May 31, 1938 in Culver, Indiana, to Randall Harper and Marvel Redmon Harper. She was a member of the Lost Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by her son, Redmon Harper; brothers, James Harper (Ina), Isaac…