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  1. Bold Mayor Takes Defiant Step After Threatening Letter Warns Him...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | TheBlaze.com

    ... From Religion Foundation," he said, referencing a well-publicized battle over an annual nativity tradition in Brookville, Indiana. "And, basically, the letter cautioned against putting any type of nativity display anywhere on city property." Scott ...

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  2. Paint Out reception outgrows Brookville libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Palladium-Item

    Paint Out reception outgrows Brookville library On Oct. 18, the art show gathering of the Plein Air Paint Out will be at Schilling Center. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1BG84KX On Oct. 18, the art show gathering of the Plein Air Paint Out will be at Schilling Center in Brookville, Ind.

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  3. Officials Refuse to Back Down in Years-Long Battle With Atheists -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | TheBlaze.com

    Officials Refuse to Back Down in Years-Long Battle With Atheists - but Will Their Most Recent Move End the Clash? Weeks after the American Civil Liberties Union teamed up with atheists to file a lawsuit against a privately owned nativity scene that is placed on public property in Brookville, Indiana, every December, the county has unveiled a plan that officials hope will stop the legal challenge in its tracks. A new ordinance regulates the use of the Franklin County Courthouse square, where the nativity has been placed for decades, allowing for rallies, exhibits and demonstrations on the lawn without precluding these occurrences based on citizens' viewpoints, the Palladium-Item reported .

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  4. Peyton Manning makes couple's nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Imagine if the sports icon you wanted to meet more than anyone on the planet went above and beyond to meet you? Brookville, Ind., Peyton Manning makes couple's night DENVER -- Imagine if the sports icon you wanted to meet more than anyone on the planet went above and beyond to meet you? Brookville, Ind., Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1B8BmQs DENVER -- Imagine if the sports icon you wanted to meet more than anyone on the planet went above and beyond to meet you? Brookville, Ind., native, Kristen Patterson left Peyton Manning no choice when she wrote the Denver Broncos quarterback a letter Sept. 21 requesting a chance to meet, but forgot to include her contact information.

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  5. Carolyn SchaefferRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | Palladium-Item

    Carolyn was born August 24, 1938, in Brookville, the child of Stanley and Ollie Burg Carnes.

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  6. Three medical helicopters called to Brookville, Ind head-on accidentRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    US 52 from Brookville to State Route 1 South near Cedar Grove in Franklin County will be closed until further notice.

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  7. New Year's Eve drops around the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2013 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... had until Friday to take the scene down. Two medical helicopters are responding to a head-on accident on US 52 in Brookville, Ind. Details at this time are limited. US 52 from Brookville to State Route 1 South near Cedar Grove in Franklin County ...

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  8. Christine SaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Palladium-Item

    She was born November 27, 1930 in Brookville, the daughter of the late Carl and Gertrude Golden Zimmerman.

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  9. There is no law against the presence of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... every holiday season for the past 50 years. Never mind tradition. Forget the fact that most of the residents of Brookville, Indiana, like the Nativity scene and want it up. The Freedom From Religion Foundation is here to out-Grinch the Grinch with a ...

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  10. Franklin Co. officials will fight for NativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Palladium-Item

    A Nativity scene is on display on the lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse in Brookville. The ACLU of Indiana has filed a lawsuit alleging the display is a violation of the First Amendment.

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  11. Merry Christmas' bill is back - and bigger than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Indianapolis Star

    A Nativity scene has been displayed annually for more than 50 years outside the Franklin County courthouse in Brookville, about 75 miles southeast of Indianapolis. The ACLU of Indiana has filed a federal lawsuit over the display in U.S. District Court, alleging that Franklin County is endorsing Christianity over other religions.

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  12. Disputed Nativity scene will stay up until Dec. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of the Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion argues that the display in Brookville, about 70 miles southeast of Indianapolis, is unconstitutional. The suit contends that the privately owned nativity scene ...

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  13. Nativity Scenes and the Separation of Church and State - Dr. MaryAnn Diorio Releases StatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    According to an article on the Opposing Views website, for three years running the city of Brookville, Indiana, has been threatened with a lawsuit from the Freedom from Religion Foundation. Last year, the commissioners reportedly received a letter requesting that the city's nativity scene be removed from public property.

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  14. Nativity scene to remain on courthouse lawn in southeastern Indiana townRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Franklin County nativity scene will remain in place outside the courthouse this holiday season. The Thomas More Society reached an agreement with the ACLU of Indiana so the nativity stays put in Brookville for Christmas.

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  15. Agreement reached to allow controversial Brookville nativity scene to stay in place this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Thomas More Society and the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana reached an agreement Friday that would keep a controversial nativity scene in place in Brookville, Ind this Christmas. The agreement was reached on the heels of a hearing this morning before U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt and on behalf of the two organizations' respective clients--Franklin County and the Freedom from Religion Foundation.

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  16. South Korea says North Korea hacked power plant systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... Liberties Union of Indiana reached an agreement Friday that would keep a controversial nativity scene in place in Brookville, Ind this Christmas. Thomas More Society and the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana reached an agreement Friday that ...

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  17. Atheists try to squelch the Christmas spirit in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | World Magazine

    ... complaint to court. Opponents of the Christmas manger scene on the lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse in Brookville, Ind., want the display removed, even though private residents paid for and installed it. The American Civil Liberties Union of ...

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  18. Attorney: Nativity scene at courthouse about free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Indianapolis Star

    A Nativity scene is on display on the lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse in Brookville. The ACLU of Indiana has filed a lawsuit alleging the display is a violation of the First Amendment.

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  19. Hearing could end with removal of NativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Palladium-Item

    A Nativity scene is on display on the lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse in Brookville. The ACLU of Indiana has filed a lawsuit alleging the display is a violation of the First Amendment.

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  20. 81-year-old Packers fan passes away after fulfilling Lambeau dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WAOW

    ... is a good amount of snow on the ground. No sledding or snowmobiling for many areas until... maybe late next week BROOKVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is suing a southeastern Indiana county over a nativity scene ...

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