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Tickets are $5 each for adopting a duck with a possible $1 million payoff to the winning entry. Ducks will be available beginning July 20 at the weekly farmers market and at the Noblesville Main Street offices, 839 Conner St. For more information, visit www.noblesvillemainstreet.org

Panel throws out Indy redistricting plan

INDIANAPOLIS — A judicial panel split along partisan lines sided with Democrats and threw out an Indianapolis City-County Council redistricting plan that was passed by the council's former Republican majority and signed into law by Republican Mayor Greg Ballard.

A Marion Superior Court panel of three Democratic judges and two Republicans ruled 3-2 Wednesday that the redistricting plan was improper under Indiana law because the council drew the districts in late 2011 before a Democratic-majority council took office in 2012.

N. Ind. woman formally charged in infant's death

SOUTH BEND — A northern Indiana woman has been charged with neglect of a dependent after authorities found the body of a premature baby in a trash bin outside a strip mall in Mishawaka.

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office announced the charges Wednesday against 32-year-old Purvi Patel of Granger. She was released from jail on $10,000 bond. According to a probable cause affidavit, a forensic pathologist said the baby was born Saturday about 12 weeks premature. Dr. Joseph Prahlow says baby had been had been born alive and took a breath. More tests results are pending.

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  • NWS - HB0728 - Colts Camp - 006 Armed Forces Day at Colts camp pairs Girl Scout cookies with veterans

    Pair Girl Scouts and their world-famous cookies with Armed Forces Day at Indianapolis Colts training camp, and you've got a winning combination. Operation: Cookie Drop, as it's called, is a program where customers buy boxes of cookies for delivery to active and retired military throughout central Indiana.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0728 - World War 1 Local Bob Quinn 2 World War I veteran instilled pride, patriotism John Robert Quinn didn't realize he had been hit by shrapnel until a buddy told him, "John, you've got blood all over your back." They were in southern France serving in a tank battalion alongside the British in World War I.

    July 28, 2014 3 Photos

  • SPT - HB0728 - Gordon art Rain doesn't dampen Brickyard fans' spirits

    Despite threatening skies and chances of rain, fans at the Brickyard 400 were not disheartened by the forecast Sunday. Fans expected the race to be completed and were anticipating an exciting race for the Sprint Cup event at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0728 - World War 1 local Nurse hoped for lasting peace after World War I Ella Hand’s grave marker in Elwood is simple and unadorned. A stone block, it marks that she was born Sept. 20, 1870, and died Oct. 28, 1937.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Arrest Log: July 28 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday based on Madison County Jail records.

    July 28, 2014

  • What's Where: July 28 Local meetings and activities are scheduled Monday, July 28.

    July 28, 2014

  • Markleville Jamboree begins July 31 Is your baby the prettiest? Does your pet do amazing tricks? Do you bake, sew, craft? Do you like tractors? If any of this sounds like you, you're invited to join in the contests at the Markleville Jamboree.

    July 28, 2014

  • Arrest Log: July 27 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Friday and Saturday based on Madison County Jail records.

    July 27, 2014

  • SPT - HB0727 - Harvick art Harvick dominates qualifying SPEEDWAY — Kevin Harvick dominated the first ever knock-out qualifying for the Brickyard 400, easily capturing the pole position for Sunday’s race.Harvick in the Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet posted the quickest time in all three sessions and was the

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0727 - Markleville honor Another golden hour: Couple gives thanks to rescuers On Saturday, the Smalls attended the Adams Markleville fire department’s annual ice cream social to personally thank those they say are responsible for saving Steve’s life.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

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