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CDC to award Indiana $766,000 to help battle Zika virus

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The funding will support efforts to monitor the virus, strengthen labs and improve mosquito control and monitoring.Read more

Southern Indiana teen killed in accidental shooting

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Police in southern Indiana say a 16-year-old boy was killed in an accidental shooting by another teen with a stolen gun.Read more

Busch wins 2nd straight Brickyard 400

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Kyle Busch captured the checkered flag after leading most of the day.Read more

Indiana lags behind other states for women in public office

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Women are underrepresented in elected office throughout the U.S. but Indiana lags behind other states in several respects.Read more

Howard County jail population surges

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KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) - The Howard County jail has seen a population increase of nearly 100 more inmates from this time last year, 40 of whom are the result of legislation meant to ease the Indiana Department of Correction's burden.The Kokomo Tribune reports that with an average of more than 390 inmates in June, the jail reached its highest monthly average since it started recording figures in mid-2007.The legislation approved two years ago shifted low-level and nonviolent offenders to county jails.Read more

Dozens of Fishers residents wake-up to disturbing discovery

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When Fishers homeowner Ross Olsby found a plastic bag filled with rocks and the page long message, it didn't take long for him to start gathering them from his neighbors yards, "Dozens of them, there are tons of them they put them all in little bags."Read more

WATCH:  Queen of Free: Back to school savings

WATCH: Queen of Free: Back to school savings

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This week she turns to the timely topic of back to school savings with several districts returning to classes in the next few weeks.Read more

WATCH: Pat Sullivan Home & Garden: Deck Cleaning

WATCH: Pat Sullivan Home & Garden: Deck Cleaning

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Pat Sullivan from Sullivan Hardware and Garden gives tips on how to clean the outside deck of your home.Read more

Garrison and golf course at Ft. Harrison State Park reopen

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The Garrison, which is the park's restaurant and conference center, and Tje Fort Golf Course have reopened after being closed Sunday morning after a shooting at the Ft. Harrison State Park.Read more

Five Things to know for this week

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Good morning Central Indiana !!! Here are five things going on this week you should know about.Read more

Shooting at Fort Harrison house party

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A house party got way out of control last night when gunfire erupted and three young adults were shot. It happened inside Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park around midnight--the first shooting in the park's history.Read more

An auto race in Indiana in July? Of course, it's hot!

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With sunset came a bit of heat relief. But, IMS fans still were sweating it out at the track.Read more

Separate emergencies involving aircraft over Indiana end without incident

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Two aircraft with mechanical problems landed safely Saturday evening in Marion and Indianapolis.Read more

Brickyard 400 fans warned about heat

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IMS is urging race fans to stay hydrated during Sunday's race.Read more

Boat slams into Lake Michigan break wall, killing 2 people

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Authorities say a boat has crashed into a Lake Michigan break wall near the marina in East Chicago, Indiana, killing two people and injuring another.Read more
Oil company expands drilling at Indiana State University

Oil company expands drilling at Indiana State University

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An oil company is expanding its search for oil deposits at Indiana State University.Read more

WATCH VIDEO: Children's Museum science Saturday; Space exhibit

WATCH VIDEO: Children's Museum science Saturday; Space exhibit

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WTHR Weekend Sunrise checks in with the Indianapolis Children's Museum every month to tour the latest exhibits.Read more
Most Indiana youths convicted of murder get adult sentence

Most Indiana youths convicted of murder get adult sentence

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Indiana Department of Correction data shows the vast majority of youths found guilty of murder in the state are sentenced as adults.Read more

Teen uses “Make-A-Wish” to open new playground in Azerbaijan

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In a story of generosity and kindness, a young man from Carmel is using his wish to make dreams come true for kids a world away.Read more
Journey to the American West at Eiteljorg Westfest

Journey to the American West at Eiteljorg Westfest

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Watch Eyewitness News anchor Naomi Pescovitz get lassoed on Saturday Sunrise.Read more