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Franklin, Indiana is located in Johnson County. Zip codes in Franklin, IN include 46131. The median home price in Franklin is $124,900 which is roughly $77/per square foot. More Franklin information.

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1 hr ago | Daily Journal

Amateur brewer prepares to open Franklin restaurant

For about 40 years, a Franklin man had a dream to run a small pub or tavern, and when a former government building was listed for sale he saw his chance.

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1 hr ago | Daily Journal

Gateways, downtown top local priorities

As more that 50,000 vehicles pass Franklin on the interstate every day, a vacant lot where a rundown motel used to stand, an empty strip mall, gas stations and fast-food restaurants aren't getting people to stop.

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14 hrs ago | U.S. Department of Defense

Face of Defense: Soldier Leads Troops in Woodshop

The road to becoming a leader could be considered a long one. While some soldiers march along, others charge up the road.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Journal

Franklin firefighters will host open house

Firefighters will host drills and lectures to demonstrate several aspects of the department's work, including emergency medical care and how firefighters work to save people from fires.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Journal

Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food

There's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Journal

Franklin group likely won't buy, renovate buildings

A Franklin organization likely won't purchase and renovate two apartment buildings on North Main Street because a private developer is interested in renovating them.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Journal

Police: Woman stole cash from produce stand

A Columbus woman was arrested after police said she took a cash box from a fruit and vegetable stand near Franklin.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Franklin teen improving after near drowning in early June

Students return to Franklin Community High School in less than two weeks, however it's the tragedy that happened just after last school year ended that continues to be at the forefront.

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Daily Journal

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Journal

Recycle electronics at ice cream social

Computer Redeemers, a Franklin business, will offer free drive-thru electronics recycling at Rocklane Christian Church's ice cream social Aug. 9. Those interested can drop off electronics for recycling between 4:30 and 7a p.m. at the church, 4430 Rocklane Road, Greenwood.

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Huff Upped in KORN Country

Reising Radio Partners in Franklin, Indiana announced that Joanna Huff has been named co-host/producer for the morning show on WYGB 'KORN Country 100.3." Broadcasting from studios in both Franklin and Columbus, KORN reaches 21 counties in South Central Indiana, including all of Indianapolis

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Daily Journal

JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins

The slain president's profile debuted on the half dollar 50 years ago, and the image was subtly tweaked and sharpened in the 1990s.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Journal

Slayings anniversary brings back pain for Dickus family

For the past year, the mother of a boy who was murdered in Franklin caught quick glimpses of her son in the faces of the children she helps at work.

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Daily Journal

Grizzlies roaring in preseason rankings

Twelve starters from last year's nationally heralded squad have moved on. Two were among the best players in NCAA Division III and were easily among the best in Franklin history.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Journal

Police seek information on pedestrian hit-and-run

Franklin police are looking for any information about a vehicle that hit a woman in an alley Thursday night or early Friday morning.

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Ken Burns turns his lens on Roosevelt dynasty

Various members of the political dynasty have popped up in the filmmaker's projects on America's national parks, Prohibition and the Civil War.

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Ex-Indian Creek principal moving to Franklin schools

Maria Woodke, who was Indian Creek's principal the previous two school years, replaces Dave Sever, who retired.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Grant to fund work at juvenile center

More space is needed for programs designed to steer teens and children away from crime, so the county is considering plans to renovate the juvenile detention center in Franklin.

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Daily Journal

Golf outing to benefit economic effort, charity

Pay It Forward Johnson County, a golf tournament fundraiser, is scheduled for Sept.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Journal

Increased noise a concern near Greenwood, Franklin

The buzz of interstate traffic used to be a low hum, but for about a year, the clanking of vehicles hitting holes and the roar of semis is rattling a Franklin neighborhood.

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