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As Seen on TV: Sunrise tries out the Simply Straight Hair Brush

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The brush claims do make straightening your hair as easy as brushing it, but does it actually work?Read more

Narcan kits to be handed out in Seymour

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An increasing number of communities are now using the heroin overdose treatment called Narcan, or Naloxone.Police in Seymour had to use about 20 doses of the drug last week in one night alone. Multiple overdoses were reported in the area surrounding Jennings County last Tuesday.Read more

Five things to know for Monday

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Good Monday morning! Here are five things to get your week started.Read more

Kokomo schools reopen today as tornado cleanup continues

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Families in Kokomo are still in the midst of major cleanup from the EF-3 tornado that touched down on Wednesday.Read more

Teen reported missing from Carmel

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Blake A. Roberts, 15, was reported missing from Carmel Sunday.Read more

Water rescues reported in Muncie after Sunday storms

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Water rescues were underway on the south side of Muncie Sunday to help get people out of their homes and to safety, according to Mayor Dennis Tyler.Read more

More than 1,000 still in the dark in Marion County

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After crews made significant progress getting customers back online, a new round of rain sent thousands back into the dark.Read more

Tickets on sale Monday for Pat McAfee fundraiser performance for Kokomo tornado victims

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Tickets go on sale Monday for Pat McAfee's comedy benefit for victims of last week's tornado outbreak.Read more

WTHR Cares: Donate to help Hoosiers affected by Wednesday's tornado outbreak

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Call the WTHR Cares phone bank will be open Friday 5-6:30 pm. Call 1-877-987-1313 to make a donation.Read more

IMA screens independent film shot in Indiana

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The Indianapolis Museum of Art hosted a screening of "Gambling With Life." The independent movie was filmed in Indianapolis for over a year and already has some interest from national film festivals.Read more

Inaugural 'MommyMile' honors and empowers Central Indiana moms

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Hundreds of Hoosier moms traded in a morning of chores and chasing children for fitness with the family Sunday.Read more

Rescue group brings dog to central Indiana after owner passes away in California

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After several days of travel through the rescue group Pilots-N-Paws, "Reese" landed at the Indianapolis Executive Airport in Zionsville Sunday afternoon on his way to a new home.Read more

2 arrested after Lawrence armed robbery

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Lawrence police arrested two men Sunday accused of robbing a Metro PCS store near Pendleton Pike & North Franklin Road.Read more

Man arrested after Mishawaka standoff charged with Murder

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A man arrested Thursday night after a police standoff in Mishawaka was charged with murder Saturday.Read more

NTSB releases preliminary report on Virginia plane crash that killed 4 Hoosiers

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Federal officials say a plane that crashed in northern Virginia earlier this month had touched down briefly and bounced on the runway several times before becoming airborne again and crashing into trees.Read more

Pence OK'd $24M in incentives to companies offshoring jobs

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A newspaper report says a development corporation Indiana Gov. Mike Pence leads has approved $24 million in incentives to 10 companies that sent work to foreign countries.Read more

Queen of Free: How to help those in need

Queen of Free: How to help those in need

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This week she gives tips on how to help people affected by the tornado in Kokomo and others who had storm damage this past week. Read more

WATCH: Bugs for breakfast on WTHR Weekend Sunrise

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Colleen brought along some edible bugs that Weekend Sunrise anchor Naomi Pescovitz and Colleen tasted during the show. Read more

Avon town video includes Chuck Lofton and Bruce Kopp

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Eyewitness News Meteorologist Chuck Lofton and Weekend Sunrise anchor Bruce Kopp took part in a video project, Avon Town Lipdub.Read more

Five things to know this week

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Happy Sunday morning! Here are five things that you should know about for Sunday and this week.Read more