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Farm smells ignite debate but no consensus reached

Before dinner can be prepared and served at the table, the food has to be raised on a farm. However, Old MacDonald’s Farm with its placid scenes of pigs and cows is a shrinking segment of American farming, being replaced with large industrial agricultural operations with hundreds and thousands of animals.

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Insufficient notice voids tax deed

The Indiana Court of Appeals found a Carroll County man should be allowed to make a redemption payment to obtain five parcels of real estate owned by his mother that were put in a tax sale. The failure to comply with the statutes governing tax sales and redemption rendered void a tax deed on the properties assigned to someone else.

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Justices rule on sentence modification

A conviction of a Class D felony that is later reduced to a Class A misdemeanor doesn’t prevent a trial court from
modifying a sentence below the statutory minimum, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled today in a matter of first impression.

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