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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

Watch Indianapolis Prize Gala 2016

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Watch the entire broadcast of the Indianapolis Prize Gala.Read more

Indianapolis Prize: Amanda Vincent

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Among the first to study seahorses underwater, Indianapolis Prize finalist Dr. Vincent helped put the world’s 47 species on the global conservation agenda.Read more

Indianapolis Prize: Carl Safina, Ph.D.

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Indianapolis Prize finalist Carl Safina has pioneered innovative approaches to studying species ranging from reef coral to whales, and established a sustainable seafood program, bringing science-based criteria to consumers.Read more

Indianapolis Prize: Carl Jones, Ph.D.

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Indianapolis Prize finalist Professor Jones has brought a dozen species back from the brink of extinction, including the Mauritius kestrel and echo parakeet. Read more

Indianapolis Prize: Rodney Jackson, Ph.D.

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Indianapolis Prize finalist Dr. Jackson endures harsh winters and dangerous terrain to track the endangered snow leopard.Read more

Indianapolis Prize: Dee Boersma, Ph.D.

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Penguins, as sentinels of our oceans, have no greater champion than Indianapolis Prize finalist, Dr. Boersma.Read more

Indianapolis Prize: Joel Berger, Ph.D.

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Indianapolis Prize finalist, Dr. Berger, strives to save flagship species like the muskox in the Arctic tundra and the wild yak of the alpine on the Tibetan Plateau. Read more