This Week's Facts:
Friday Facts Editorial Team:
ye! Hear ye! Now coming to a location near you! The
Court of Appeals
hears oral arguments all over the State with
Appeals on Wheels program. This is a chance to see the Court
of Appeals in Action without having to go to court. The Indiana
Court of Appeals is the second-highest court in Indiana and
hears appeals from the State’s trial courts. The Court does not
preside over trials and must accept all appeals sent to it, with
the exception of:
Many people would like their home to be more eco-friendly, but
don’t have the money to install solar panels. If you fall into
that category, never fear! The USA.gov blog has
Tips for an
Eco-Friendly Home. The tips fall into three categories: use
ENERGY STAR appliances, use eco-friendly cleaning products, and
recycle. Don’t worry about going home and throwing away all of
your existing appliances, though; there are little things you
can do. For example, you can purchase energy-efficient light
bulbs for the most commonly-used lights in your house. Then,
when your existing appliances are ready to be put to pasture,
you can replace them with new, energy efficient ones. These will
help the environment and save you some money.
US Fish and Wildlife Service has a great feature for those
looking for outdoor activities to do this summer.
Outside! has information for kids, families, educators, and
youth group leaders. You can not only read about the benefits of
going outside, but it also gives you some neat ideas for what
you can do outside. Be sure to check out the
Book of Stuff,
where kids can learn how to match animal tracks, create a leaf
rubbing, or even go on a scavenger hunt. Families will enjoy
Conservation at Home, and youth group leaders can
tips on planning an event.
“An Act to establish the office of State
Veterinarian of Indiana, to provide for the appointment of the
State Veterinarian of Indiana, to provide for the appointment of
the State Veterinarian by the Governor, and to provide for the
control and suppression of dangerous, contagious and infectious
diseases among domestic animals, making an appropriation for all
expenses of the same, and for the repeal of all laws or parts of
laws conflicting therewith.” Acts, 1901 Ch. 64 Sec. 1.
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