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November 14, 2013

Local Briefs: Nov. 15

Female ‘Odd Couple’ tickets on sale at AU

ANDERSON — Tickets are on sale for the Anderson University production of “The Odd Couple (Female Version).” The show runs at Byrum Hall this weekend and next at 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Nov. 22 and 23. Performances are also at 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 24.

The play runs about 2 hours and 15 minutes including the intermission. For information or to purchase tickets, call the box office at 641-4140.

Beware of typhoon charity scams

INDIANAPOLIS — Many legitimate charitable groups are springing into action after the recent typhoon struck the Philippines, but Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said so are scammers.

Among his suggestions, donate to established organizations with a track record of organizing and providing disaster relief; initiate the donation yourself, rather than responding to online, direct mail or phone solicitations asking for money and watch out for charities with similar sounding names. Some phony charitable organizations use names that are very similar to those of respected organizations.

Also, visit to assist in identifying legitimate relief organizations.

Ball State opposes state amendment

MUNCIE — Another Indiana university opposes a proposed Indiana constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage.

Ball State’s University Senate voted 51-9 Thursday to approve a motion opposing the legislative resolution calling for the amendment.

2 doctors, assistant arrested over drugs

CONNERSVILLE — Two doctors and a physician’s assistant employed by an eastern Indiana hospital system have been arrested on charges they forged prescriptions for illegal prescriptions of narcotic painkillers and other drugs.

Federal and state authorities arrested Drs. Daniel Palmer and David Ringer and physician’s assistant Jeff Ferryman on charges including dealing narcotics and controlled substances, forgery and conspiracy. Prosecutors says all are employed by Connersville-based Fayette Regional Health System.

School shooting threat leads to arrest

EVASNVILLE — An Evansville man has been arrested after threatening a shooting at a high school in the city.

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