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21 hrs ago | Dearborn County Register

Healthy Indiana Plan reaches capacity

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has authorized the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to stop enrollment into the existing Healthy Indiana Plan.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana in the midst of a railroad construction boomIndiana in the...

Indiana in the midst of a railroad construction boom Two railroads planning massive track improvements Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mR7Gws 11/19/03 TRAIN20 Photo/Frank Espich :::::::: Acting train brakeman Dick Finley gives direction to the crew) at the Dixie Siding ...This is a section of the actual place where the newly ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Star Press

Ind. 28 closed in Union City through Saturday

The Indiana Department of Transportation has issued a permit to Union City to close Ind.

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The Republic

OPINION: Column: Who has legislators' ears when it comes to gun issues?

I'd just asked him a question about the new gun laws adopted by the Indiana General Assembly, including one that allows people to bring guns onto school grounds.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Indy pulls future support for Amtrak line

City officials in Indianapolis have cast the future of an Amtrak passenger line between Indianapolis and Chicago into doubt after deciding not to provide any additional money to subsidize that line.

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Journal Gazette

A reason for pause

Those who support the death penalty ought to feel a special revulsion at botched executions, the latest being the almost two-hour ordeal Wednesday in Arizona.

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TheIndyChannel

High speeds in work zones cause crashes

Indiana State Police are stepping up efforts to ticket more speeders in construction zones across the metro area, but RTV6 traffic reporter Lauren Casey says a ticket should not be your only motivation to slow down.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Right to Work battle heating up in Supreme Court

Indiana unions have won another battle in the effort to overturn Indiana's controversial Right to Work law.

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WISH-TV Indianapolis

More and more criminals re-offending in Indiana

A new study backed by the Department of Justice predicts Indiana's prison population will jump by at least 20 percent over the next three years, and very few of the new inmates will be there for the first time.

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Journalgazette.net

Verbatim: State closes Healthy Indiana Plan enrollment

Indianapolis As of today, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has authorized the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to stop enrollment into the existing Healthy Indiana Plan .

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Journal Gazette

State closes Healthy Indiana Plan enrollment

Indiana's Healthy Indiana Plan for the working poor on Thursday stopped enrolling new Hoosiers because the insurance program hit its financial maximum.

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WMBF

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and residents said, after authorities failed to alert the public for more than... A more efficient system must be established to alert residents of danger in North Dakota's booming oil patch, an emergency manager and ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTCA-AM Plymouth

Woodworking Company Grows in Nappanee

Quality Hardwood Sales, LLC, a manufacturer of dimensioned wood products, announced plans Wednesday to expand its operations here, creating up to 25 new jobs by 2016.

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WISH-TV Indianapolis

Westbound I-70 Ramp to Northbound I-465 Closing This Weekend for Pavement Repair

Contractors for the Indiana Department of Transportation plan pavement repairs this weekend requiring closure of the westbound I-70 ramp to northbound I-465 on the city's east side.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Lawmakers approve pair of new license plates

Members of the Legislature's transportation study committee submitted their recommendations to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles Tuesday afternoon.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Indianaa s bills for highway damage faces challenge

A trucking company wants the state appeals court to limit the Indiana Department of Transportation's authority to sue over damage done to state highways.

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Journalgazette.net

Allen picked for pre-kindergarten pilot program

Allen, Lake, Vanderburgh, Marion and Jackson counties were chosen by the Family and Social Services Administration.

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The Indianapolis Star

Indy among 5 chosen to launch state's pre-K pilot

Indy among 5 chosen to launch state's pre-K pilot Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion, Vanderburgh counties to provide vouchers for low-income kids Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rymZC1 Indiana Governor Mike Pence talks with pre-school students while visiting the pre-school classes at Shepherd Community Center, 4107 E. Washington ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Michigan Radio

AG prison report cites human, technology errors as prime cause of inmate escape

A report by the Michigan Attorney General's office has found both human and technology failures played a part in the prison escape of a convicted murderer.

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The Indianapolis Star

Judge rules Monroe County can't block I-69 work at night

Judge rules Monroe County can't block I-69 work at night Despite noise, Marion County judge grants injunction, letting I-69 construction crews work during the night Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rwGmv9 For the time being, Monroe County officials won't be using a noise ordinance to shut down nighttime construction work on the ... (more)

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