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VCSC Board Approves Advertising of 2017 Budget

Members of the Vincennes Community School board approved the advertising of an almost $33 Million Dollars budget for next year. Almost $20 Million dollars in the General Fund will come from state

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Progress Continues in VCSC Elementary Schools

Progress continues at the four Vincennes public Elementary Schools. Garmong Construction supervisor Chris Roberts reported to the Vincennes Community School Board that Riley School is already

Local Sports

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Busy Day and Evening on Sports Calendar

On The Local Sports Scene For Today

The Vincennes Lincoln Golf Team Plays Forest Park At The Christmas Lake Course At 5p

The Lincoln Boys Soccer Team Plays At Washington At

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Activities Return Today to Sports Calendar

On The Local Sports Scene For Today

The Vincennes Lincoln Boys Tennis Team Hosts Barr-reeve At 5p

The Rivet Volleyball Team Plays At North Daviess, Jv At 6 With Varsity Play To

RSS Business News

  • U.S. trade judge clears Fitbit of stealing Jawbone's trade secrets August 23, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitbit Inc did not steal rival Jawbone's trade secrets, a U.S. International Trade Commission judge ruled on Tuesday, dashing Jawbone's hopes of securing an import ban against Fitbit's wearable fitness tracking devices.
  • Tesla touts vehicle speed and range with new upgraded battery August 23, 2016
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday the company will offer a larger upgraded battery pack for performance versions of its Model S and X vehicles that will extend range and allow for super fast acceleration.
  • Clinton details plans to boost small businesses August 23, 2016
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday vowed to make starting a small business in the United States as easy as opening a lemonade stand if elected president, targeting a large economic sector and a significant voting bloc.
  • Wall St. edges higher on tech, housing boost August 23, 2016
    (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose modestly on Tuesday, as gains in the tech sector helped buoy the Nasdaq to a record intraday high and solid housing market data provided more evidence the economy may be picking up momentum.
  • Judge denies GM's mid-trial bid to toss ignition switch case August 23, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co said Tuesday a Texas judge had denied its bid to throw out a lawsuit over a fatal 2011 crash blamed on a faulty ignition switch, after the company accused a car driver and his lawyers of fabricating evidence about the vehicle’s key.
  • Oil up over 1 percent as Iran signals support for OPEC freeze action August 23, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Tuesday after Reuters reported that Iran was sending positive signals that it may support joint OPEC action to prop up the market.
  • State insurance regulators say U.S. government ignored them in MetLife case August 23, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - State insurance regulators in a court brief on Monday said a powerful U.S. council made up of the heads of all the federal financial regulatory agencies disregarded their work when it designated of MetLife Inc. as "too big to fail."
  • U.S. CBO says budget deficit to reach $590 billion for fiscal 2016 August 23, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. budget deficit is expected to grow to $590 billion in fiscal year 2016 due to slower than expected growth in revenues and higher spending for programs including Social Security and Medicare, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday.
  • Eight Fed banks urge discount rate increase: minutes August 23, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of regional Federal Reserve banks calling on the central bank to raise the rate it charges commercial banks for emergency loans rose to eight in July, minutes from the Fed's discount rate meeting released on Tuesday showed.
  • U.S. new home sales race to near nine-year high August 23, 2016
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales unexpectedly surged in July, reaching their highest level in nearly nine years amid robust demand, brightening the housing market outlook and bolstering views that economic growth will pick up in the third quarter.

RSS Health News

  • U.S. heart group sets limit on sugar for kids and teens August 23, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - The vast majority of children and teens should have less than six teaspoons of added sugar in their diet each day, according to the American Heart Association.
  • Texas, four other states sue over U.S. transgender health policy August 23, 2016
    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas and four other states sued the Obama administration on Tuesday over extending its healthcare nondiscrimination law to transgender individuals, saying the move "represents a radical invasion of the federal bureaucracy into a doctor’s medical judgment."
  • Study shows extent of brain damage from Zika infections August 23, 2016
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A report released on Tuesday shows in graphic detail the kind of damage Zika infections can do to the developing brain - damage that goes well beyond the devastating birth defect known as microcephaly, in which the baby's head is smaller than normal.
  • Chile issues health alert after faults found in condoms August 23, 2016
    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's health authorities on Tuesday issued an alert and said they were investigating reported problems with Chinese-made condoms distributed for free in family health centers nationwide.
  • Can anything contain U.S. drug costs? August 23, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - The U.S., which spends more on drugs than any other country, might contain costs by limiting market exclusivity for brand name medicines and changing coverage requirements for government health plans, some doctors argue.