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Stories from Sunday, January 31, 2010

Many new tax deductions available (01/31/10)
With the economy still down and unemployment numbers up, taxpayers are looking for every deduction possible. Tony Smiley, Manager of Stadler & Co., Brazil, recently spoke with The Brazil Times about some of the lesser-known deductions which could have a big effect on tax returns...
Local band battling it out on the Web (01/31/10)
A local alternative Christian band hopes to get your vote this month. RideTheWind's original song, "Stand," is currently one of approximately 300 songs in the Rock The Camp contest to find "the best of the best" in Christian music. "The winner is chosen by fan votes on the internet," vocalist Jonny McLain recently told The Brazil Times. "The first phase of voting in the contest begins on Feb. 1. Only the top 50 songs will move on to the second round of voting."...
Percussionists preparing for competition season (01/31/10)
For 10 years, percussionists in the Northview High School band program have had their own outlet to "bang on the drums all day," throughout the winter. The Northview Indoor Percussion squad is prepping for the upcoming season, which begins Feb. 6. The season culminates March 20 with state finals. ...
Free fitness workshop (01/31/10)
Fun Time Fitness and Aquatics will sponsor a free workshop, "Achieving Your Fitness Resolution," at 6 p.m., Wednesday. The workshop will allow participants of any fitness level to learn information and technique about both water and land exercises. During the first segment of the workshop, participants will be given information about burning calories, increasing flexibility, toning muscles and increasing strength...
Indiana women upsets No. 4 Ohio State (01/31/10)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana shutdown Jantel Lavender and upset No. 4 Ohio State. Jori Davis scored 19 points and Danilsa Andujar added the go-ahead basket with 3:45 left to help the Hoosiers beat the Buckeyes 67-62 on Sunday. Andujar also pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds and helped hold Lavender to just three second-half points...
Indiana State rallies to beat Evansville (01/31/10)
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Harry Marshall scored 21 points to lead Indiana State to a 63-56 comeback victory over Evansville on Sunday. Carl Richard added 12 points for the Sycamores (13-9, 5-6 Missouri Valley) and Josh Crawford blocked seven Evansville shots...
Hummel leads No. 10 Purdue past Penn State (01/31/10)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Robbie Hummel needed just three minutes to squash Penn State's upset hopes. Hummel scored nine of his 23 points during a 13-0 run right after the halftime break to help No. 10 Purdue beat Penn State 66-46 Sunday for its fourth straight win...
Knights advance nine to regional (01/31/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Just one year removed from a disappointing sixth-place team finish at the wrestling sectional, the Northview Knights bounced back in a big way. The Northview wrestling room will be plenty busy over the next week after the Knights moved nine wrestlers onto the Bloomington South Regional next weekend and captured second-place as a team behind repeat champions, Bloomington South...
Clay City rally falls short vs. Wolverines (01/31/10)
By STEVE FIELDS For The Brazil Times CLAY CITY -- With about four minutes left in the high school boys' basketball game Saturday night at Clay City , White River Valley 's Wolverines led by 18 points and began pulling the starters. With 90 seconds left, WRV was sending those starters back into the game to preserve a 66-59 win...
Elsie Rose Roberts (01/31/10)
Elsie Rose Roberts, 73, Staunton, died Jan. 30, 2010, at 9 a.m., at Royal Oaks Healthcare Facility. She was born Jan. 27, 1937, in Brazil, the daughter of Alvin and Helen Fox Morris. On Aug. 3, 1952, she married Charles E. Roberts, and together they raised their family in the Staunton area. Charles preceded her in death Dec. 21, 2001...
LaVina "Wege" Hamilton Zukunft (01/31/10)
LaVina "Wege" Hamilton Zukunft, 80, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, went home to be with the Lord at 3 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at her residence after an extended battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 12, 1929, in Staunton, as the daughter of Leverett and Floy Stout Hamilton...
Commissioner responds to letter (01/31/10)
To the Editor: This is in response to Rick Sanders' letter to the editor recently published in The Brazil Times on Jan. 25. There was a team from Rose Hulman Institute who came and gave suggestions on how to take care of the traffic problems on Kennedy Crossing and Hendrix Street. The suggestions they gave the Clay County Commissioners have taken action on...
Thanks for the well wishes (01/31/10)
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to say "thank you" to the emergency personnel and the professionals at (St. Vincent Clay) Hospital (especially her nurse, Susan) for the excellent treatment our daughter received after her accident on Kennedy's Crossing on Jan. 18...
Reader responds to cheer letter (01/31/10)
To the Editor: I would like to start by saying that I agree with the lady that wrote the (letter) about the NCMS cheerleaders. The only thing I agree with is that they did a wonderful job this year. They were obviously coached very well over the summer and were taught awesome routines...
I need all this for a license? (01/31/10)
To the Editor: Wednesday afternoon, I made a trip to the License Branch to change my address since I had recently moved. I figured as long as I was there, I would go ahead and get the new Secure Driver's License. Was I in for a surprise. I had my birth certificate, I had my Social Security Card, I had three utility bills with my address on it, and, of course, my current driver's license...
More education necessary (01/31/10)
To the Editor: There was a letter from a man about the deaths of our children on our roadways. I am not a parent either. I, too, am saddened by these accidents and deaths and injuries. However, it isn't the roads that are causing these deaths and injuries, but the drivers...
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