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May Ribbon-Cutting Expected for New Vincennes Water Plant

A May ribbon cutting is tentatively scheduled for the Vincennes Utilities’ new water delivery plant. At yesterday’s Vincennes Utility Services Board meeting, Vincennes Utilities general manager Kirk Bouchie told the Board only a few items […]

Sullivan Social Media Concern Found Un-Founded

Sullivan County Sheriff Clark Cottom says concern swept through Sullivan late Wednesday after a threatening Facebook post was shared locally that loosely referred to “SHS”. The original post originated out of Ohio and was investigated […]

USB Open Bids for Truck Purchases

Bids were opened yesterday for five separate trucks for use by Vincennes Utilities. Three of the trucks were normal pickups for use by the City Water and Sewer Departments, with two others being dump trucks […]

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  • Study seeks to end antidepressant debate: the drugs do work February 21, 2018
    LONDON (Reuters) - A vast research study that sought to settle a long-standing debate about whether or not anti-depressant drugs really work has found they are indeed effective in relieving acute depression in adults.
  • Eating carbs not linked to risk for PMS February 21, 2018
    (Reuters Health) - The amount of foods containing sugars or other carbohydrates that a woman eats has nothing to do with the likelihood she will start experiencing premenstrual syndrome (PMS), researchers say.
  • Mesoblast stem cell therapy meets goal of pediatric Graft vs. Host study February 21, 2018
    (Reuters) - Nearly 70 percent of children with potentially fatal acute Graft Versus Host Disease responded to treatment with an experimental stem cell therapy from Mesoblast Ltd, meeting the primary goal of a late-stage U.S. trial, the Australian company announced on Wednesday.
  • Aspirin just as good as Xarelto for preventing clots after hip, knee surgery February 21, 2018
    (Reuters Health) - The expensive anti-clotting drug Xarelto is no better than common aspirin when it comes to preventing painful and potentially-deadly clots in people who have just had total hip or total knee replacement surgery, according to a new Canadian study.
  • U.S. health officials reverse stance on AstraZeneca's flu vaccine February 21, 2018
    (Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday an advisory committee of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the use of its FluMist Quadrivalent vaccine in the upcoming flu season, reversing its earlier position.