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Buckwild star found dead

Buckwild star found dead

Shelby Bradshaw, Staff writer

April 8, 2013


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Shane Gandee of the new hit MTV show Buckwild was practically the star of the show. With a thick West Virginian accent, quick jokes, and really good dumb ideas, he was a fan favorite. Unfortunately, early monday morning on April 1, 2013, Shane Gandee was found dead in his vehicle with his uncle and a ...

Hot air balloon crash kills 19 in Egypt

Hot air balloon crash kills 19 in Egypt

Brittany Allen, staff writer

March 7, 2013


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On the early morning of Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 in Luxor, Egypt, a hot air balloon full of tourists caught on fire and descended nearly 1,000 feet, killing 18 on impact. The tragedy has been called the worst in history by ballooning experts, close behind a crash in 1989 that occurred over Alice Spri...

Taking a stand for childcare

Grace Hampton, staff writer

January 27, 2013


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On Jan., 13 20,000-50,000 men, women, and children alike marched together in protest of the recently signed Dima Yakovlev Act by Russian President, Vladimir Putin. A variety of news sources claim that the act, which went into effect on Jan. 1, was contrived to cork the abuse of orphaned children, a...

Flu epidemic strikes United States

Bryer Houston, staff writer

January 27, 2013


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What constitutes an epidemic? In the United States, an outbreak of illness is legally considered an “epidemic” if it causes 7.2% of deaths for the given time frame. On average, around 10,000 people die of the “flu” every year in the the world. In the few weeks past, a major bug has swept across...

Abducted Indiana man found after missing 20 years

Abducted Indiana man found after missing 20 years

Brittany Allen, staff writer

January 27, 2013


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After nearly twenty years missing, 24-year-old Richard Wayne Landers Jr., abducted by his grandparents at the age of 5 in July of 1994, was found on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 living in Long Prairie, Minnesota. According to nationalpost.com, at the time of his disappearance, Landers Jr.’s mother, Lisa ...

Indiana Packers benefits community

Indiana Packers benefits community

Joe Clouser, Staff writer

January 6, 2013


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Anyone traveling through Delphi could have the misfortune of ending up behind one of the many hog trucks heading south of town. Following that truck will lead one to the largest  hog plant in all of Indiana, Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC). Most people know this plant as just a local and maybe sta...

High hopes for Opera House

High hopes for Opera House

Emma Carpenter, staff writer

January 5, 2013


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Built in 1864, the City Hall Building was a grand structure in the heart of downtown Delphi. On the third floor of this building was the location of the Opera House, used for majestic balls and other public events including concerts, ceremonies, and theatre performances. One of the first events held ...

Trap and release may come to Delphi

Brittany Allen, staff writer

January 5, 2013


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With the ever-increasing problem of feline overpopulation in Delphi, a group of volunteers along with the help of local veterinarians are in the process of getting a plan for a new trap and release approved by the city council. The Trap, Neuter, Release program will be directed by volunteers with a...

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