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Special events scheduled to celebrate MLK Day in Indianapolis

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Here are some of the events going on around Indianapolis Sunday and Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.Read more


Five things to know for Saturday

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Here are five things that are going on that you should know about on Saturday.Read more

Local churches feed the homeless on Christmas morning

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Hoosiers helping the homeless--even on Christmas Day. Volunteers got up early today to make a home-cooked breakfast and meet the physical and spiritual needs of those with nowhere else to go.Read more

Indianapolis Children's Choir - The Angels Sing on WTHR

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The Indianapolis Children's Choir annual performance "The Angels Sing" aired Christmas morning on WTHR. Read more

Meet a local family who benefits from United Christmas Service

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The United Christmas Service, a program of the United Way, benefits from all of the sales of our Sunrise cookbooks. They help provide Christmas for more than five-thousand families making their holidays a little brighter. Here's one family that's been adopted by a local agency meaning gifts for all of the children.Read more

What is the United Christmas Service and who does it help?

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As we've been telling you, money from the sales of our Sunrise Cookbook benefit the United Christmas Service. Carrie Cline has a look at who the service helps and how.Read more

Do you have a great Christmas light display?

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Let us know if you have an epic lighting display we should feature on Sunrise.Read more

Hamilton Co encourages Black Friday pet adoptions

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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) - The Hamilton County Humane Society is filled to capacity, so they are making a big push to get you to stop by on Black Friday and adopt a pet.The promotion encourages adopters to 'fill your heart, not your cart" adopting a dog or cat on Friday.The promotion runs from Noon to 6:00 p.m. at the shelter on Cumberland Road in Noblesville.Cats can be adopted for just $5 and dogs for $10.The first 25 customers will receive a gift card and pet packet, as well.Read more

Runners pack sold-out Drumstick Dash

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Nearly 20,000 people took off on the Drumstick Dash this morning.Read more

Find out who's performing at this year's Circle of Lights

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Who has what it takes? Find out who made it through the audition process to perform at this year's Circle of Lights.Read more

Drumstick Dash returns to Broad Ripple

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The run/walk starts on Thanksgiving Day at 9 am and features a 4.5 mile course and a 2.75 mile course through scenic Broad Ripple. The Lil’ Gobbler’s Run for children is at 10:15 am.Read more

The Indiana Fresh Sunrise Cookbook returns

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The 2016 Indiana Fresh Sunrise Cookbook features a variety of delicious recipes and makes a great holiday gift. It sells for $9.99 at all Central Indiana Marsh supermarkets and benefits United Christmas Service.Read more