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  • Pork virus still confounds farmers, ag officials Gordon and Jeff Smiley ramped up biosecurity in and around their hog barns when a swine virus broke out on a neighboring farm last year. They hoped to keep the killer at bay. Their buildings were sprayed with an antiseptic. Workers donned disposable

    April 15, 2014

  • Indiana Chosen to participate in new initiative The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Indiana as one of seven states to participate in its 18-month Business Incentives Initiative, conducted in partnership with the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, to identify best practices when it comes

    April 15, 2014

  • WSF 4-15 news eagle creek clean up 1 Volunteers spruce up area around Eagle Creek Park Several volunteers took advantage of the nice weather this past weekend to pick up trash at Eagle Creek Park during the Great Indy Cleanup. The Great Indy Cleanup is a program of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. It's an anti-litter program in partnership

    April 15, 2014 4 Photos

  • Chamber offers advertising opportunity The West Side Chamber offers advertising opportunities for both members and non-members. The advertising is included in the organization's monthly newsletter which is distributed for 400 westside business men and women. Initially, the size of the av

    April 15, 2014

  • Breast Cancer Softball deadlines April 20 Midwest Sports Complex has announced the registration deadline for Breast Cancer Softball is noon April 20. To register, contact Brett Fishburn at 835-5243. In addition, Midwest has announced flag football registration is open for the season, which

    April 15, 2014

  • Letters to the Editor To the Editor: This is in response to Rich Lowry's recent article on our military budget. He is probably right calling it a budget of delusion if it is not done according to our U.S. Constitution. First and foremost, all U.S. troops should be brought

    April 15, 2014

  • Benihana Supports St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Benihana Inc. has officially kicked off the sixth annual "Children Helping Children" coloring contest as part of its Children's Day activities. From now until May 5, children ages 12 and younger visiting any Benihana location nationwide are encourag

    April 15, 2014

  • WSF 4-15 news junior achievement grant pix Junior Achievement awarded $300,000 in Lilly grant funds Junior Achievement of Central Indiana recently announced that it has been awarded a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. in the amount of $300,000. The grant will support the expansion of JA's Pre-K through high school classroom-based programs, as well as

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Modest achievements for Gov. Pence We aren't quite to the halfway point of Gov. Mike Pence's term, but he's now through his second Indiana General Assembly session and this week signed into law the state's first Pre-Kindergarten program, cut the corporate tax, and provided $200 millio

    April 15, 2014

  • Jeremiah Denton for the ages |Jeremiah Denton, the Vietnam War POW who has died at age 89, uttered one of the great statements of defiance in American history. In 1965, he was shot down in his A-6 during a bombing run over North Vietnam. He became a captive for more than seven y

    April 15, 2014

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