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1 hr ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

US 41 construction south of I-70 switching lanes

In a Traffic Watch 10 update: The Indiana Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to watch out for the improvement project along US Highway 41. Construction just south of Interstate 70 to south of Johnson Drive has switched phases.

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3 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana BMV asks court to delay vanity plate sales

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles has asked the state Supreme Court for permission to continue its suspension on sales of vanity plates until a court case is settled.

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3 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

Indiana BMV asks court to delay vanity plate sales

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles has asked the state Supreme Court for permission to continue its suspension on sales of vanity plates until a court case is settled.

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7 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Missouri Governor Signs Bill to Repeal, Replace Common Core

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill that would replace national Common Core education mandates with Missouri's own set of educational criteria.

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11 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

A widening gap

There appear to be a number of reasons for the backlog in processing more than 80,000 Hoosiers for Medicaid benefits this year.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indianapolis, IN

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Decatur could get millions of dollars for redevelopment

Decatur is one of six finalist communities competing to participate in Indiana's Stellar Communities Program.

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JD Supra

New Law Nullifies Property Tax Exemption for Buildings Sold by Nonprofits

What happens to a property tax exemption when a nonprofit sells its building to an entity that will use it for a non-exempt purpose? As of July 1, 2014, and extending through 2015, the new owner will owe property tax on the property for the next 2014-pay-2015 or 2015-pay-2016 installment, regardless of the property's exempt status at the time of ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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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