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Mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile Virus in Indiana Counties

Residents are advised to take extra precautions after mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus in at least five counties, including Marion County. The mosquito known to carry the virus thrives and breeds in standing water. Marion County Public Health Department biologist Jim Erwin says residents should take steps beyond repellent to keep mosquitoes from biting them. Just take a five-minute walk around your yard once a week and make sure there is no standing water in any containers,...

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Arts and Culture

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New Musical Score Gives Momentum To Veteran's Spouse Project

Gregory Stieber and Amy Uptgraft's "Veteran's Spouse Project: I will Wait" is a dynamic theatrical production that premiered in 2015.

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Democratic Lawmakers Author Resolution To Investigate Impeaching Hill

A democratic state representative filed a resolution Monday requesting a committee to look into the possibility of impeaching Attorney General Curtis Hill. Hill maintains his innocence , despite legislative leaders calling on him to resign over sexual misconduct allegations . Rep. Ed Delaney (D-Indianapolis) and two other lawmakers authored the resolution, which calls on legislative leaders to convene a committee to begin the impeachment process after three legislative staffers and one...

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Egypt's New President Officially Sworn In

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Firefighters are slowly gaining ground on the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado. It's scorched about 17,000 acres and believed to have claimed two lives.

More than 300 homes have burned. There's been a lot of talk about how many houses were lost in the fire, but Colorado Springs Fire Chief Rich Brown wants you to know there's a flip side to that: He says crews worked hard to minimize damage.

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It's been hot. Like sweat-rolling, thirst-inducing, hack-a-fire-hydrant hot. The heat cooked up storms that lashed the Eastern U.S. overnight, and more than 2 million homes lost power.

It came down to the wire, but finally, Republicans and Democrats agreed on a deal that keeps the interest rate on government-backed student loans from doubling. It will save the average borrower about $1,000 a year, but the compromise is likely to cost students a lot more than that over the long term.

The agreement that lawmakers passed Friday will keep interest rates at 3.4 percent for another year. Anthony DeLaRosa, a 23-year-old University of Colorado graduate, says it's a big victory.

As Mexicans prepare to elect a new president Sunday, the clear front-runner is Enrique Pena Nieto, who is seeking to return his PRI party to power after 12 years.

The PRI, or Institutional Revolutionary Party, ruled Mexico for more than 70 years before being ousted in 2000. Most polls show Pena Nieto with a comfortable double-digit lead in the race.

If you watch the action at Wimbledon this weekend, you'll see the camera closely tracking Serena Williams and David Ferrer.

But you'll also notice smaller, less celebrated figures darting on and off the court. Their training may not be as rigorous as the tennis pros', but it's plenty demanding.

Fair and accurate calls from the chair umpire are critical to the smooth running of Wimbledon. So, too, are the six young girls and boys flying around each court.

'A Sport In Itself'

It has taken several years of financial upheaval and nearly 20 summits, but the prospect of Europe's disintegration has apparently frightened leaders into working together.

This seems to be the larger message emerging from the European summit in Brussels, Belgium, where EU leaders agreed Friday to a $150 growth plan for the struggling economies across the continent. The deal sent stock markets surging in Europe, the U.S. and elsewhere.

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