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Yesterday | Rail PAC

RailPAC eNewsletter for August 25, 2014

Indiana transportation officials said they were trying to keep the route viable until a private company could take over the cost of operating the short-distance trains.

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Yesterday | The Republic

Court halts ruling striking down right-to-work law

The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday put on hold a lower court judge's ruling striking down the state's right-to-work law and denied a request that it be consolidated with a similar case, clearing the way for the justices to hear oral arguments on the issue next week.

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Yesterday | The Indianapolis Star

Slow down in work zones: Indiana troopers patrol in pickups

Slow down in work zones: Indiana troopers patrol in pickups Indiana State troopers are using white pickup trucks to monitor highway traffic this Labor Day holiday weekend.

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Friday | TheIndyChannel

Records: Day care in molest case missed training

A day care under scrutiny for an alleged child molestation involving a staff member was cited by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration during its last inspection, Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenney found.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law

Friday | Palladium-Item

BMV closes for 3-day holiday weekend

BMV closes for 3-day holiday weekend All branches of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will be closed through Monday for the Labor Day holiday.

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Friday | Washington Times

More Indiana options coming on insurance exchange

Indiana residents will have more than triple the number of health insurance plans to choose from when the federal insurance exchange enrollment period starts in November, according to a state official.

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Friday | Palladium-Item

Bridge work to impact U.S. 35 entrance rampBridge work to impact U.S. ...

Bridge work to impact U.S. 35 entrance ramp A bridge project will likely impact an entrance ramp to Interstate 70 for about two months.

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Friday | Lincoln Daily News

Quinn vetoes tollway speed limit hike, Oberweis vows override

Earlier this week, Gov. Quinn vetoed a bill that would have allowed Illinois' toll roads to increase their maximum speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Indiana

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Star Press

MCS says its bullying plan is working

MCS says its bullying plan is working MCS says its bullying plan is working Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1pneusu Bullying, clearly, is an issue here.

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Indianapolis Business News

The DoseIndiana is spending too much on nursing homes

Welcome to The Dose, which tackles the finances behind local health care and life sciences and points to the most interesting national analysis.

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Related Topix: Carmel, IN, Long Term Care, Health, Indiana, Medicaid

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Indianapolis Business News

Work-share program debated by study committee

Business leaders split Wednesday on their support of a proposed work-share program that would let Indiana companies reduce work hours for employees, who could then collect partial unemployment benefits.

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Palladium-Item

Bullying measure shouldn't be taken lightlyBullying measure shouldn't ...

Bullying measure shouldn't be taken lightly Bullying measure shouldn't be taken lightly Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1tLVp2E Indianapolis school children signed an anti-bullying banner "Crush Bullying" during a January event in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Journal and Courier

Teachers union to Pence: Pause accountabilityTeachers union to Pence: ...

Teachers union to Pence: Pause accountability Union president Teresa Meredith makes request in letter to governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Indiana

TheIndyChannel

Day care failed to immediately report abuse

Employees at a day care facility knew about -- but failed to immediately report -- child molestation allegations last week, according to court documents released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Indiana, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Reporter

Democrat: Indiana Statehouse lacks ethics

Democratic candidate for auditor Mike Claytor motioned to the Statehouse Tuesday and said ethics "left the building", as he ran down a list of high-profile investigations that have resulted in little if any punishment.

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WBIW-AM Bedford

Oolitic Town Hall To Get A New Roof

The town received two bids one from Smoot Construction for $15,211.90 and one from Reliable Roofing for $13,980.

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JD Supra

There's One For You, Nineteen For Me - Ideas For The...

There's a fair amount of talk lately about cutting taxes, instituting new taxes, and simplifying taxes in Indiana.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bloomberg

Wisconsin, Indiana Join Rush for Same-Sex Marriage Review

Amid the rush for U.S. Supreme Court review of gay-marriage bans that have been struck down from coast to coast, Wisconsin and Indiana are set to ask a federal appeals court to declare their laws barring such unions constitutional.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Florida

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

DAV names Banks legislator of the year

Banks received the award for his efforts to establish the Indiana Veteran Recovery Program and Fund during the Indiana General Assembly's 2014 session, a Senate spokesman said.

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Palladium-Item

Advanced EMTs in short supply in Indiana

Advanced EMTs in short supply in Indiana Fewer than half of the workers who took a new, tougher advanced EMT test passed it.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Wayne County, IN

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