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  1. One dead after Randolph County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Star Press

    One dead after Randolph County crash A Canadian truck driver was found dead in his vehicle Friday after a three-vehicle crash north of Winchester. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1X9rorx WINCHESTER -- Authorities are investigating the Friday death of a Canadian truck driver whose semi was involved in a three-vehicle accident north of Winchester.

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  2. Local lawmakers offer update on their workRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Palladium-Item

    Local lawmakers offer update on their work Although February has barely started, the Indiana General Assembly has completed nearly half of its 2016 short session. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1X9mwTq During a legislative forum Friday at Indiana University East, State Rep. Dick Hamm and State Sen. Jeff Raatz told about 15 community members the session so far has been fast-paced and interesting.

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  3. HIV cases updated to 142; Gov. Pence extends needle exchange program 30 more daysRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Banner-Gazette

    More positive signs are beginning to be seen in Austin than just an increase in the number of positive cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus . Individuals who have tested positive for HIV increased to 142 as of Friday, April 24. That number includes 136 confirmed cases and six preliminary positive tests.

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  4. Former Gov. Edgar Whitcomb dies at 98 Friday, February 5He was an...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WIKY-FM Evansville

    Governor Pence joins former Governor Ed Whitcomb on the front porch of his home in Rome, Indiana in 2011. "Governor Ed Whitcomb was a great man whose life of courage, service and adventure inspired generations of Hoosiers and he will be deeply missed," said Governor Mike Pence.

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  5. Democrats promise to keep civil rights debate goingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The bill calling for new civil rights protections for the LGBT community is dead in the Indiana General Assembly but Democrats insist the debate will go on. House Minority Leader Scott Pelath knows that a civil rights bill won't become law this year, but he believes that a continued debate will help accomplish that goal next year.

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  6. FOX28 Special Report: What's in their emails?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Indiana lawmakers have a policy that their public email accounts, paid for with your tax dollars, are private. That means, what they're writing to each other, to lobbyists trying to influence them and to special interest groups is kept out of sight.

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  7. Former Govenor, Hayden native diesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Ex-Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb, a World War II vet who sailed around the world in his 70s, died Thursday at his home in Rome on the Ohio River in Perry County. The Republican small-town lawyer from Hayden, who was quick to veto legislation even though the Legislature was controlled by his fellow Republicans, died Thursday, according to his daughter, Patricia Whitcomb.

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  8. State Board of Education Approves 2014-15 School Corporation GradesRead the original story

    Thursday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... arch regular business meeting to Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. (EST) in Conference Room B of the Indiana Government Center South.

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  9. Ex-Indiana Gov. Whitcomb, prisoner of war in WWII, dies at 98Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Former Indiana Gov. Edgar Whitcomb, who escaped a prisoner-of-war camp during World War II and sailed around the world in his 70s, has died. His daughter, Patricia Whitcomb, tells The Associated Press that her father died on Thursday.

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  10. Column: Taking right financial path for state's roads, bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Reporter

    Eulala Effersen waited for our coffee to cool and then asked, "How should we pay for our roads and bridges?" "Are you asking a theoretical or a practical question?" I said. "Is your emphasis the best way to balance who pays with who benefits? Or is your concern how do we get the Indiana General Assembly to come up with more money for roads and bridges?" "As far as practical politics goes," I replied, "Representative Ed Soliday of Valparaiso has an interesting proposal.

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  11. Governor Pence Statement of Death of Former Gov, Edgar D. Whitcomb,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    Indianapolis - Having been informed by members of the immediate family of Governor Edgar D. Whitcomb that the former governor passed away on Thursday, February 4 at his home in Rome, Indiana, Governor Mike Pence issued the following statement: "Governor Ed Whitcomb was a great man whose life of courage, service and adventure inspired generations of Hoosiers and he will be deeply missed. Governor Whitcomb was a treasure to our state and I mark his passing with a sense of personal loss as will thousands of Hoosiers whose lives were touched by this remarkable leader.

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  12. Former Governor Edgar Whitcomb dies at age 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TheIndyChannel

    "Governor Ed Whitcomb was a great man whose life of courage, service and adventure inspired generations of Hoosiers and he will be deeply missed. Governor Whitcomb was a treasure to our state and I mark his passing with a sense of personal loss as will thousands of Hoosiers whose lives were touched by this remarkable leader," the statement from Pence said.

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  13. Labor study: Number of Illinois business establishments grew 49...Read the original story

    Thursday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Wanted to make sure everyone has this as we prepare to testify in the capitol and speak before other groups this year. Governor Rauner and his friends like to say that businesses are leaving Illinois.

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  14. Alabama, Alaska, Indiana Make Moves to Increase Fuel TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CSP

    While the federal excise tax on fuel won't be raised anytime soon , states continue to examine the revenue possibilities during this time of low gasoline prices. Here are some of the latest states to crack open their fuel-tax formula.

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  15. Ind. Gov't. - 'Farm to fork' concept is target of HB 1267Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Indiana Law Blog

    HB 1267 , which passed 2nd reading yesterday, is the focus of an editorial today in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette , headed "Small-farm threat: Big Ag bill betrays state's agricultural heritage." Some quotes: Hawkins Family Farm surely fits the image most Hoosiers have of an Indiana farm.

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  16. Ind. Decisions - Court of Appeals issues 2 opinionRead the original story

    Thursday | Indiana Law Blog

    In this consolidated appeal, the State of Indiana appeals the trial court's denial of its motions for relief from judgment. Finding no error, we affirm.

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  17. Ind. Gov't. - 'Home rule and plastic bags' - blowing in the wind ...Read the original story

    Thursday | Indiana Law Blog

    There's a bill moving through the General Assembly that could leave an initiative to ban single-use plastic bags in Bloomington dead in the water. The proposal, authored by a Republican from southwestern Indiana, would eliminate the ability of local government entities to regulate single-use and retail containers, whether reusable or disposable.

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  18. Indiana revenue department free filing to taxpayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The Indiana Department of Revenue is continuing to offer free federal and state filing to taxpayers with an adjusted gross income of $62,000 or less. The free-file program is done in cooperation with several tax preparing companies.

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  19. Indiana offers interactive map to track road and bridge projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    The Indiana Department of Transportation has launched an interactive website so you can track state road and bridge projects where you live. By clicking on an individual county, users can view a list of projects through 2017, the details of each including route, costs, and timelines.

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  20. Indiana Dept. of Revenue offers free online tax filingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Indiana's NewsCenter

    Taxpayers who had an adjusted gross income of $62,000 or less last year qualify for INfreefile, and according to the Indiana Department of Revenue, nearly 2 million Hoosiers are approved for this program. - Faster refunds - Electronically-filed returns are processed in 12 to 14 days, whereas a paper-filed return can take up to 12 weeks.

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