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Indiana Sunday Alcohol Sales Voted Down by Committee

January 27, 2016
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Indiana Sunday Alcohol Sales Voted Down by Committee

A bill to allow Sunday alcohol sales once again failed to gain approval in the Indiana legislature, this time failing to make it out of committee. House Bill 1399, authored by Representative Tom Dermody, of LaPorte, would have allowed stores…

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WRBI Girls Basketball Sectionals Broadcast Schedule

January 27, 2016
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WRBI Girls Basketball Sectionals Broadcast Schedule

WRBI Girls Basketball Broadcast Schedule. Tuesday (2-2) Game 1-Sectional 45 @ North Decatur. South Ripley vs. Milan. 6 PM Game 2-Sectional 29 @ Lawrenceburg. Batesville vs. Franklin County. 7 PM Wednesday (2-3) Game 1-Sectional 60 @ Jac-Cen-Del. Rising Sun vs.…

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Healthcare Coverage Deadlines Loom; Feds Urge Rural Hoosiers to Enroll Now

January 27, 2016
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Healthcare Coverage Deadlines Loom; Feds Urge Rural Hoosiers to Enroll Now

Leaders from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services today urged rural uninsured Hoosiers to enroll in health care coverage before the Health Insurance Marketplace closes on January 31st.  The next Open Enrollment Period will not be…

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Multi-Agency Effort Lands Two Rush County Residents in Jail

January 27, 2016
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Multi-Agency Effort Lands Two Rush County Residents in Jail

Monday, an effort from multiple agencies led to the rest of two Rush County residents on warrants and additional drug related charges. At approximately 1:40 PM, Senior Trooper David Noah, Indiana State Police, and deputies from the Decatur County Sheriff’s…

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December Indiana Employment Report

January 27, 2016
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December Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 4.4 percent in December, marking a 1.5 percent decrease over the past year. The Hoosier labor force also maintained a positive trend, gaining more than 10,000 individuals in December, which brings the total…

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Attorney General Zoeller: File Taxes Now to Avoid Fraud

January 27, 2016
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Attorney General Zoeller: File Taxes Now to Avoid Fraud

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to file their taxes as soon as possible this year to avoid fraud. Tax-related scams are growing in popularity, with fraudsters taking advantage of complicated tax processes and using fear tactics to…

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Representative Frye Welcomes Student Pages to the Statehouse

January 27, 2016
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Representative Frye Welcomes Student Pages to the Statehouse

State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) recently welcomed the following student pages to the Statehouse: A. Bryce McCullough from Greensburg, attends Greensburg Community High School; Avery Frye from Greenfield, attends Greenfield Intermediate School; Dakota King from Patriot, attends Switzerland County Middle…

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Israel-Based Auto Supplier Selects Indiana for First North American Operations

January 27, 2016
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Israel-Based Auto Supplier Selects Indiana for First North American Operations

Indiana Secretary of Commerce Victor Smith joined Omen USA, a manufacturer of aluminum parts for the automotive industry, at the company’s Israeli headquarters today to announce its plans to locate its first North American production facility in Richmond, Indiana, creating…

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5,000 Newborns to Receive Red Hats in February

January 26, 2016
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5,000 Newborns to Receive Red Hats in February

More than 5,000 babies born in Indiana in February will be decked out in reds hats courtesy of the American Heart Association’s “Little Hats, Big Hearts” program. American Heart Association staff will deliver the tiny hats to 44 hospitals across…

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Prosecutors Ask for Tools to Fight Meth Labs and Their Collateral Damage

January 26, 2016
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Prosecutors Ask for Tools to Fight Meth Labs and Their Collateral Damage

Indiana prosecuting attorneys today asked members of the Indiana General Assembly to consider the human and taxpayer tolls created by highly volatile meth labs as the House Public Health Committee heard three bills directed at reducing the state’s number one…

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9:00 am Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sarringhaus Benefit @ Knights of St. John Hall - Batesville
11:00 am Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Osgood Bricktoberfest @ Town of Osgood
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
OSGOOD, Ind. — The Town of Osgood, along with the support of local sponsors, will be hosting the 2nd Annual Bricktoberfest event on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the historic brick road located on Ripley…