Ash Wednesday was on March 1, 2006. Ash Wednesday is a moveable feast celebrated by many Christian denominations, marking the first day of Lent.; A bill in the Indiana General Assembly seeks to abolish the dog tax, a law that requires dog owners in Indiana to register and pay taxes on their pet. Many dogs owners in Indiana are not aware of the dog tax, which is lightly enforced.; The Muncie Symphony Orchestra hosted a concert for students of local schools. The concert was space-themed, and featured a 15-year-old double bassist.; The Indiana General Assembly approved a bill allowing television companies and telephone companies to raise their rates for basic local service.; Some medical experts believe that American physicians might not distribute avian influenza vaccines in an ethical manner, were an avian influenza pandemic to hit the United States.; Weather.; A teenage diver from Elwood, Indiana hopes to compete in the the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (a.k.a. the 2008 Summer Olympics) in Beijing, China. Mary Beth Dunnichay is 13-years-old.