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3 hrs ago | Indianapolis Business News

Lender bids $26 million to take over Indiana Limestone Co.

An investment firm is offering $26 million to take over an Indiana company that supplied limestone to the Empire State Building, the Pentagon and other iconic buildings.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

7 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

South Bend to consider comprehensive smoking ban

South Bend is considering a comprehensive smoking ban ordinance that would prevent people from smoking in any indoor business, including bars and clubs.

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Related Topix: South Bend, IN, Elkhart County, IN

12 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Sides in Indiana same-sex marriage suit seek ruling next week

Attorneys for Indiana and five couples who filed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage will ask a federal judge next week to resolve the case - with each side seeking a ruling in its favor.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

13 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Verbatim: Automation supplier expanding Huntington Co. facility

HUNTINGTON, Ind. PHD, Inc., a supplier of automation components for manufacturers worldwide, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 22 new jobs by 2017.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Huntington, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Indiana Government

17 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Indiana students head to Rome for canonization

Some teenagers are traveling to Rome for the ceremony during which the namesake of their Indianapolis school will be declared a saint.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Roman Catholic Church, Religion

21 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

US 24 to be named for former Rep. Phyllis Pond

The section from U.S. 24 east of New Haven to the Ohio state line is set to be named the "Phyllis J. Pond Memorial Highway."

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Journal Gazette

NCAA cries foul on virtual charters

Charter and voucher proponents have prevailed in pushing their agenda because they've been able to present the simplest message: Parents deserve a choice.

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Related Topix: Ball State University

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Teen admits charge related to S. Indiana fire

An 18-year-old southern Indiana woman has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in connection with a house fire that killed three young siblings.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN

The Indianapolis Star

Affirmative action decision won't change Ind. policies

Indiana's universities can continue their consideration of race in the college admissions process, unaffected by today's Supreme Court decision to uphold Michigan's statewide ban on affirmative action.

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Related Topix: US News, Purdue University

Detroit Free Press

Michigan-based HopCat expanding to Indiana with 130-tap beer bar

The city's largest beer bar with 130 kegs, tapping everything from Indiana to international brews, will open this summer in Broad Ripple.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Indianapolis, IN, 9

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

FEMA OKs aid for 19 Indiana counties hit by storm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved disaster aid for 19 Indiana counties hit by a January storm that brought paralyzing snow and frigid readings.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Governors, Mike Pence

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Indiana unemployment drops again

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state's unemployment rate is now down to 5.9 percent, it's lowest point since July of 2008.

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Related Topix: Indiana State University, Vigo County, IN, Vermillion County, IN

WAVE-TV Louisville

Teen accepts plea deal in arson that killed 3 New Albany children

One of three teenagers charged in the deaths of three southern Indiana children in a house fire changed her not guilty plea to a guilty plea on Tuesday on a charge of conspiracy to commit arson.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Daily Reporter

Clock ticking on Indiana energy efficiency program

Energizing Indiana, a 2-year-old initiative of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, offers any homeowner in the state a free energy assessment for their house.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government

Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Decisions - The status of the five Indiana same-sex marriage cases

Updating this ILB post from yesterday, here is a longer version of Charles Wilson's story for the AP .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, ACLU

The Washington Post

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Ouch . "Senator Paul's dovishness seems to know no bounds. Granted, there is much to like about Rand Paul's steadfastness on domestic policies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Reince Priebus, Prison, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence

Journal and Courier

Uprooted Mintonye students help plant tree at school

Mintonye Elementary School fifth-grade students peer through a window Monday to get a look at a classroom.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

New Indiana Packers facility to add up to 98 jobs in Frankfort

Indiana Packers are planning to spend nearly $2.28 million to purchase, renovate, and equip a more than 56,500 square foot plant.

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The Indianapolis Star

Indiana Education Roundtable meeting.

A packed room listens during the Indiana Education Roundtable meeting at the Government Center South, Monday, April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Carmel, IN, Brownsburg, IN, Speedway, IN, Hillsdale College

The Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis seeks new animal control chief - again

Indianapolis is looking for a new director of its Animal Care and Control department - for the fifth time in seven years.

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