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Room for two - as old Kmart building in Terre Haute gets new life; commissioner talks speculation of second tenant

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Vigo County commissioner says he's glad to see life in a long-time empty building while also raising speculation about a second tenant. The old KMart building on US 41 in southern Vigo County has been empty for years. Last year, we learned Hobby Lobby would move across the street and take a section of the building.
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Indiana teen dies in motorcycle crash

VERSAILLES, Ind. – A southeastern Indiana teenager died after crashing his motorcycle into a truck Thursday night. According to Indiana State Police, troopers responded to the crash around 5 p.m. Thursday on State Road 129 near Versailles in Ripley County. A semi truck was heading southbound on SR 129 near Benham Road when it slowed […]
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Terre Haute residents voice concern over Supreme Court ruling

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Following the ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States overturning Roe v. Wade, a group of people gathered outside the Vigo County Courthouse to protest the decision. They held signs for drivers to see as they passed by the courthouse. Caroline Heath...
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Sullivan could see big economic growth

SULLIVAN, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The City of Sullivan held a ribbon-cutting for the new Lover’s Lane Loop on Friday. The new walking trail was funded by INDOT and is expected to increase the walkability and connectivity around the town. “Connectivity is everything,” Sullivan Mayor Clint Lamb said. “We’re not recreating the City of Sullivan, we’re […]
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Local veterans display vandalized

CLINTON, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Vandalism has once again hit the city of Clinton. Now, residents and officials are looking for answers. Less than a day after a new veterans display was completed, residents woke up to torn-down banners, broken brackets on the street and shattered glass. It happened in...
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Finzel’s Mastertech expanding car repair operations

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Finzel’s Mastertech in Terre Haute is expanding its operations with a upcoming move to a new, larger location. The auto repair facility is currently located at the corner of 7th Street and East Davis Drive in Terre Haute. The new location will be right across the street, still at the […]
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IN & IL reaction to Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) —  The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place for nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. Here is a look at how Indiana […]
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Some rain chances for part of the weekend

A developing tropical system way out in the Atlantic. Few clouds around here. High of 92 and low of 64 today. No rain today. Terre Haute right now is warm and a north wind. Temps are warm. Dew points are down so the heat index is not a factor. Water vapor satellite has more moisture just west of here. Satellite has clouds near us but no rain for us on radar. There is a rain chance Saturday night – Sunday morning. Rainfall could be decent in many places. Then back to dry till maybe later next week. Does look like some rain possible just before the holiday. Temps cool early next week but warm again later next week. Tonight, partly cloudy and 65. Tomorrow, partly sunny and 93. Sunday is cooler and the same to start next week but warmer later next week.
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Local Athletes Compete At Special Olympics State Games

More than 2,000 athletes from 56 delegations came from every corner of the state to demonstrate their skills at Indiana Special Olympics State Games held in Terre Haute from June 17 - 19. Kosciusko County sent 23 athletes to this year’s games. Athletes from eight to 89 years old, competed this year. Competition events include bocce, bowling, cycling, horseshoes, powerlifting, soccer, swimming, track and field, and volleyball. This was the first full in-person competition since 2019. All attending were excited and happy to get together again, renew friendships and have an enjoyable time.
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WVFCA Banquet celebrates all-stars before the big game!

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - The Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association's (WVFCA) All-Star Game returns to Terre Haute this weekend. This year, 87 athletes will be gearing up to play in one final game of high school football. But before the game begins, it's time to celebrate these amazing athletes just getting to this point!
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IHSAA tweaks basketball tournament format for next season

Indiana’s boys’ and girls’ state basketball tournaments will see a major change next season. The IHSAA’s executive committee voted 15-2 to make the regional round a single game and the semi-state a two-game format. The change goes into effect for next winter’s tourneys. The previous format, in place since 2002, flip-flopped the order, with a […]
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Terre Haute Convention Center Hotel parking garage takes lion share of Covid money.

The money is a part of the $500 million dollars of federal Covid-19 relief money sent to Indiana and put aside by Indiana Gov. Holcomb. The Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI) funds were placed up for bid by Regional Development Authorities in Indiana to help build Indiana’s economy and improve the quality of life for all Hoosier.
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Former Sycamore Jake Laravia taken 19th overall in NBA Draft

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (WTWO/WAWV) – Former Indiana State Sycamore Jake Laravia was taken 19th overall in the NBA Draft by the Minnesota Timberwolves, who then traded his rights to the Memphis Grizziles. Laravia played the 2021-22 season with Wake Forest where he was named 2nd Team All ACC after averaging 14.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.7 […]
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Farmers fear drought as extreme weather continues

VIGO COUNTY/PARKE COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — There’s an old saying used among farmers around the summer, ‘if your corn is knee-high by the Fourth of July, you’re good to go.” For some, the idea of crops planted comes as a sense of relief after a year of challenges.
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