Snow in Angola (Photo courtesy: Tom Buchs

Photos: First snow of the season

There’s nothing like the first snowfall of the year- these photos shared with WANE capture communities covered in white.

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Roughly 18,300 lose food stamp benefits in Indiana

Recipients are kicked off of SNAP benefits after three noncompliant months. Notices were sent out in mid-October to 18,333 people that their November benefits were being taken away.

Fortezza Coffee is giving away a bag of cookies in return for donations to the Rescue Mission.

A sweet reason to give back

Downtown coffee shop Fortezza Coffee fundraising for the Rescue Mission by giving away homemade cookies to customers who make a donation.

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Lack of Indiana exotic animal regulations raising concerns

The state Department of Natural Resources stopped issuing permits for wild animals and regulating their ownership following the February ruling that said it didn’t have the authority to manage such legally owned animals.

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Ball State weighs putting TV frequency up for auction

WIPB-TV’s over-the-air signal reaches 22 eastern Indiana counties. In fiscal year 2014, the station’s operating expenses of $4.6 million exceeded its operating revenue by nearly $500,000.