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Indiana House Says Welfare Recipients Will Now Have to Pass Drug Screens

A proposal that would make it mandatory for some Hoosier welfare recipients to undergo drug testing to remain eligible for benefits was approved, early Monday morning, by the Indiana House.

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Kentucky Reconsidering Election Day Booze Ban

Kentuckians may soon be allowed to get stinking-drunk before hitting the polls, as state lawmakers are entertaining the idea of abolishing the Prohibition-era booze ban that currently prevents everyone from the social drinker to the raging al

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Indiana Lawmakers Defend Constitutional Right to Hunt, Fish and Farm

Indiana lawmakers believe that organizations like the Humane Society of the United States are aggressively looking to put an end to citizen’s rights to kill wildlife for sport as well as govern the livestock production of area farmers

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How to Stop Mass Shootings – Answer Found In Great Video

Because of a recent surge in gun violence, we are being - wait a minute - is it a recent surge? Or have we been dealing with mass shootings and killings since the gun was invented? Why is it that we are so scared now and gun sales are going though the roof? Why do individuals continue to go into public places and start shooting? Why are innocent people, including our children, being gunned down in an instant? I believe WE are to blame.

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Is the Presidential Inauguration Celebration Out of Step With America?

Yesterday was a big day for President Obama with his second inauguration, but today, a few questions. My wife and I were watching the highlights of the day on the news last night and it struck us both how extravagant the celebration was with all of the pageantry that we - and the taxpayers pay for. I ask this question based on the current economic status of our country and wonder if the celebration is out of step with America.

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Will Indiana Illinois and Kentucky Secede from the Union

There's still a lot of discontent in the nation and in the post-election days, the ill will is materializing as requests to secede from the union. Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky have all started petitions requesting the right to secede

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The Aging of a President

Bloomberg Businessweek revealed a cover this week of how Barack Obama and Mitt Romney would age as president of the United States. Some say that even ONE term can age a a president up to 25 years.

Even though the cover is extreme, I would have to agree. During the past few months, I noticed how much President Obama has aged over the past four years. WOW!

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Mitt Romney’s Concession Speech – Election 2012 [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

Shortly after midnight on Nov. 7, 2012, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed supporters in Boston, Mass. with his official concession speech. Romney lost the race to the White House after President Barack Obama clinched 303 electoral votes to Romney's 206.

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President Obama’s Re-Election Victory Speech – Election 2012 [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

On Nov. 6, 2012, Barack Obama was re-elected as President of the United States of America by the American people after clinching 303 electoral votes (270 votes are needed for the presidency).

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Get Updated Local Indiana Election Coverage Here

Keep listening this evening for continued coverage of the 2012 General Election. We will have Jay Zimmer and Gene Stewart providing two updates each hour. If you miss any of those updates, you can get all of the audio right here.

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Romney Takes Indiana and Kentucky in Early Poll Returns

As votes are finalized, the first five states have been called for the 2012 Presidential election. According to NBC, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia and South Carolina have all been called for Republican Mitt Romney

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The First Presidential Election Results Are in and the Race Is Tied in Dixville Notch

The polls are not even closed yet and we already have official results from one tiny New Hampshire village where President Obama and Mitt Romney are tied. Since 1960, the residents of Dixville Notch have cast their ballots just after midnight and the votes have been counted - all 10 of them, with five for the president and five for Romney.

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