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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — An interstate commission that monitors the Ohio River's health is considering eliminating its pollution control standards, raising concerns among representatives from states including Indiana. A majority of the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission voted last month to advance the idea of dropping its pollution standards, opening the proposal to public comments


LOUISVILLE — Bekah Bischoff planned a picture-perfect delivery. She monogrammed and appliqued little outfits for the son she was carrying and for her 2-year-old daughter - one saying "big sister," the other, "little brother." She figured they'd wear the outfits while posing with her husband for a hospital bedside photo. Instead, she nearly died bringing life into the world.

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RED RIVER GORGE-BODY — A body has been found in the Red River Gorge area but officials don't yet know if it was a man missing for about four days.

BILLBOARD DISPUTE — A southern Indiana town and other defendants in a lawsuit that challenged plans for billboards near a new Ohio River bridge are seeking more than $200,000 in court fees from the plaintiffs.


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