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Poverty at Root of Many Problems for Indiana Children

February 18, 2015
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Poverty at Root of Many Problems for Indiana Children

INDIANAPOLIS – Poverty is among the biggest challenges faced by children in Indiana, according to the results of an annual Indiana Youth Institute summary. Although the economy is rebounding from the recession, the 2015 Kids Count Data Book finds 22 percent of children in the state are living in poverty. Bill Stanczykiewicz, president and...

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A day in the life of a lawmaker offered to students

January 17, 2015
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A day in the life of a lawmaker offered to students

INDIANAPOLIS—Students ages 13 through 18 have the chance to apply for the Indiana House Page Program.  The page program gives students the opportunity to visit the statehouse and see a full day of legislative activity. Perks of the program include tours of Governor Pence’s office, the Indiana Supreme Court and both the House and...

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Margaret Mary Health program ranked second in the nation

January 17, 2015
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Margaret Mary Health program ranked second in the nation

Margaret Mary Health Weight Management Service (HMR) is named number two in the Best Weight-Loss Diet in the U.S. News & World Reports Best Diets of 2015...

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Sandra L. Norman

January 9, 2015
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Sandra L. Norman 53, of Dillsboro passed away Wednesday January 7, 2015 at her residence. Sandra was born November 16, 1961 in Batesville, IN the daughter of Omer and Donna Jean (Fuqua) Flint. She was a member of the Osgood Christian Church and the Women’s Auxiliary of Osgood. Sandra liked to collect purses, shoes...

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Crash in Sunman claims one life

January 9, 2015
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Crash in Sunman claims one life

A two vehicle crash in Sunman leaves one dead and two injured...

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“Burning Wise” can help Indiana’s air quality

January 2, 2015
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“Burning Wise” can help Indiana’s air quality

"The reason this is important is that dry wood burns more completely," says Davis. "That benefits you in two ways...

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Home sales fall locally, statewide

December 29, 2014
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Home sales fall locally, statewide

INDIANAPOLIS — After two consecutive months of besting last year, November home sales slipped 2.3 percent statewide. New data shows prices were better than last year, however. The median sale price of $123,000 is a 2.5 percent increase from 2013, and the average of $148,267 is a 1.8 percent increase. Locally, home sales were...

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Indiana Creates Free County Travel Status Mobile App

December 17, 2014
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Indiana Creates Free County Travel Status Mobile App

The State of Indiana has created a free mobile app to provide Hoosiers with county travel status updates and alerts directly to their mobile devices. “This new app will be a great on-the-go resource for citizens and visitors to Indiana,” said Governor Mike Pence. “The travel advisory map has been one of the most...

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Honda, TS Tech join state pollution prevention group

December 17, 2014
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Honda, TS Tech join state pollution prevention group

We are examining opportunities to minimize energy consumption, waste generation, and emissions...

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Man dies in early morning blaze

December 11, 2014
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Man dies in early morning blaze

Firefighters are investigating a fire that claimed a man in Dearborn County overnight...The identity of the man was...

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