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Should Pets Be Required to Wear Seat Belts When Riding In the Car [Poll]

Every Thursday Leslie and I feature a Vanderburgh Humane Society 'pet of the week' and talk about some of the issues related to having pets. One issue that is really staring to pick up steam is the issue of seat belts for pets. Over the weekend, we drove up to Hanover to visit our son and brought our VHS adopted pug, Bruce Wayne with us. He was all over the car on the ride up and my wife actually said we should belt him in to keep him still.

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2012 Election – How and Where to Register to Vote in Henderson and Owensboro

The 2012 General Election is just around the corner - and time is running out for you to register to vote in Henderson and Owensboro.

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Election 2012 – How to Register to Vote Online in Indiana [Evansville]

Time is running out to register to vote in the 2012 Presidential Election in Evansville, Indiana.  If you haven't registered yet, in Indiana you can become a registered voter online!

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Are Father-Daughter Dances and Mother-Son Baseball Games Gender Discrimination? Rhode Island Says Yes

Father-daughter dances and mother-son baseball games have been banned in Cranston, Rhode Island schools much to the dismay of students, parents and even the city's mayor. The ban was put into place in order to comply with a Rhode Island state gender discrimination law, but most believe this is nothing more than political correctness at its worst extreme

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Super Sized Sodas and Sugary Drinks Banned in New York City

A few months back, I wrote an article about a proposed ban on super-sized sodas and sugary drinks in New York City that you can read here. NYC officials felt they had to do something about the growing, (no pun intended), obesity problem in that city and around the country as a whole. As you can imagine, there was a tremendous amount of backlash aimed at the proposal by drink manufacturers, restaurants, stadiums and many other businesses that sell large beverages. Earlier today, the proposed ban was passed.

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Is Poker a Game of Skill or Chance? [Poll]

Internet gaming and gambling has come under fire as of late, and one story in particular involving the conviction of a man who was running a poker club advertised exclusively by word of mouth and through text messages

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Should Indiana Require Safety Belts Be Installed on School Buses?

Should new school buses have seat belts installed before they are used to transport Indiana’s children to and from school? Democratic state Senate hopeful Terry White seems to think so, according to a proposal he made ear

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Chick-Fil-A Opponent Bullies Drive-Thru Employee in Arizona [Video]

By now, you are well aware of the controversy surrounding Chick-Fil-A created by company president Dan Cathy and his stance on same-sex marriage. There has also been some flap about the food chain's documented financial backing of anti-gay Christian organizations as well

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Is the Evansville City and Vanderburgh County Government Consolidation a Good Idea? [Poll]

One of the hottest topics right now is the proposed consolidation of Evansville City and Vanderburgh County governments into one body. Both sides have very strong arguments in support of their respective positions on this issue. Advocates for both sides will speak tonight at a public meeting at the C.K. Newsome Center at 6:30pm in Downtown Evansville.

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Proposed Law Would Use GPS Tracker to Tax You

It was bound to happen eventually - being taxed for driving your car. Seems ridiculous, right? Well, a new law being proposed would use a GPS tracking device that would keep track of the total miles you drive and tax you accordingly.

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Are You A DIYD? [POLL]

Maybe you have a cough that won't go away or you've found an unusual lump in a usually lump-less part of your body. You're worried -- could it be serious?

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Tim McGraw Shares What Makes America a Great Place to Live

There’s no day quite like the Fourth of July to make Americans reflect on the freedoms and gifts we too often take for granted as citizens of the U.S.A. And nobody salutes the red, white and blue quite as often or as seriously as country music stars. In light of this year’s Independence Day, longtime country music king Tim McGraw paused to reflect on what makes America a great place to live.

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