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  1. Indiana panel to consider redistricting system optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Indiana lawmakers will review whether the state should establish an independent commission for drawing congressional districts that's similar to an Arizona system upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. Indiana law currently allows for a commission made up of four legislative leaders and a lawmaker appointed by the governor to draw congressional districts if the General Assembly can't reach agreement.

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  2. Governor Pence announces tax amnesty to be conducted in fall 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WNDU-TV South Bend

    Governor Mike Pence announced on Monday that the Indiana Department of Revenue will conduct Tax Amnesty 2015 from September 15 through November 16, 2015. Of the outstanding taxes collected, the first $84 million will fund the Indiana Regional Cities Development Fund.

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  3. Ind. Gov't. - 'Governor Pence Announces Tax Amnesty to Be Conducted in Fall 2015'Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

    Governor Mike Pence today announced that the Indiana Department of Revenue will conduct Tax Amnesty 2015 from September 15 through November 16, 2015. Of the outstanding taxes collected, the first $84 million will fund the Indiana Regional Cities Development Fund.

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  4. SR 62 from SR 250 to SR 129 closed Tuesday for workRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Madison Courier

    Indiana Department of Transportation maintenance crews will chip seal State Road 62 between State Road 250 in northeast Jefferson County to State Road 129 near the Switzerland-Ripley county line - weather permitting - on Tuesday. State Road 62 will be closed all day, except to residents who live along the roadway and to emergency vehicles.

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  5. Indiana House hires attorneys to defend public records suitRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Tribune

    The Indiana House of Representatives has hired two outside attorneys who bill an average of nearly $400 an hour to defend itself from a lawsuit filed over its refusal to provide correspondence over a solar power bill under the state's public records law. Attorney General Greg Zoeller, whose office would normally defend any lawsuits, approved a request by House Speaker Brian Bosma to hire outside counsel, The Journal Gazette reported.

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  6. Hundreds of people gathered outside the Indiana Statehouse on...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Yet, the law criticized as possible legal discrimination against gays and lesbians still troubles tourism efforts and looms over the state's politics. At least a half-dozen local governments have taken up proposals to add sexual orientation and gender identity to their anti-discrimination ordinances since Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed the original bill in late March signing of the bill.

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  7. 6 new Indiana laws not named RFRARead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

    Flood Warning issued June 26 at 4:13PM EDT expiring June 29 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Cass, Kosciusko, Miami, Wabash, Whitley Flood Warning issued June 27 at 4:17AM EDT expiring June 28 at 9:00PM EDT in effect for: Blackford, Huntington, Jay, Wabash, Wells Flood Warning issued June 27 at 4:17AM EDT expiring June 28 at 3:30PM EDT in effect for: Cass, Miami, Wabash Flood Warning issued June 26 at 4:02PM EDT expiring July 2 at 7:19PM EDT in effect for: Monroe, Morgan, Owen Flood Warning issued June 26 at 12:15PM EDT expiring June 29 at 12:00AM EDT in effect for: Carroll, Tippecanoe, White Flood Warning issued June 26 at 12:15PM EDT expiring June 29 at 6:00PM EDT in effect for: Marion, Morgan Flood Warning issued June 26 at 4:02PM EDT expiring June 29 at 1:15AM EDT in effect for: Shelby Flood Warning issued June 24 at 1:24PM EDT expiring June 24 at 2:24PM EDT in effect for: Jackson, ... (more)

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  8. Environment - 'State's preservation legacy overrides dam proposal'Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

    The ILB has had a number of recent posts on the "Mounds Lake Reservoir" proposal that would impact Mounds State Park. Sunday the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette had a long op-ed by David Van Gilder, a Fort Wayne attorney who served on the ACRES Land Trust board for 22 years and is a current board member of the Hoosier Environmental Council.

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  9. Chicago transitional center, program for mentally disabled prison...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    Editor's note: After a recent look at how the Allen County Jail deals with inmates with mental illness, which is only to see that they receive medication, The News-Sentinel took a look at a Chicago program to reduce the number of inmates with mental illness returning to jail. For the first time he has hope for his future.

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  10. Summer Road Work ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    The Indiana Department of Transportation is working on US41 on the south side of Terre Haute and also on SR46 on the east side. You could also be hit with a fine of up to $1000 if you don't obey signs and speed limits in construction zones.

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  11. BMV Announces Independence Day ClosureRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Kent Abernathy, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles , announced today that all BMV license branches will be closed Saturday, July 4 through Monday, July 6 in observance of Independence Day.

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  12. Republican Legislative Leaders Unveil Substantial Increases in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthcentralPa.com

    Senate and House Republican leadership today unveiled the 2015-16 budget plan that adds considerable funding to education without adding to the tax burden of Pennsylvania families. The budget plan is on track to be presented to the governor before the end of the state's fiscal year on June 30. The Senate and House Republican plan is a balanced budget that includes no new taxes or tax increases and $200 million in new money toward education.

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  13. Don't blame new Wal-Mart for Greenwood traffic jamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Indianapolis Star

    Don't blame new Wal-Mart for Greenwood traffic jams City engineer says area road closings causing recent traffic jams at Ind. 135 and Smith Valley Road Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1NrfKTr Traffic is detoured as it approaches the intersection of Main Street and Averitt Road in Greenwood, where crews are building a roundabout.

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  14. What will it take to finally make medical marijuana legal in Pa.?: Tony MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | PennLive.com

    Legislation to allow the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes was approved by four out of five state senators earlier this year. And while the House of Representatives may be bogged down at present with a contentious debate of budget and taxes, Majority Leader Dave Reed, R-Indiana, says he would like to see a vote on the bill later this summer.

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  15. Protecting nature, foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Journal Gazette

    Indiana lawmakers in 1967 adopted legislation to protect areas of natural significance.

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  16. I-65 south restricted to 1 lane because of bridge problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Daily Journal

    The Indiana Department of Transportation is warning motorists to expect long delays on Interstate 65 southbound near Lafayette because travel is being restricted to one lane until a problem with a bridge beam can be fixed. INDOT is encouraging motorists to seek an alternate route.

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  17. Same-sex marriage ruling may inflame rift ataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Journal and Courier

    Same-sex marriage ruling may inflame rift at Indiana statehouse In the wake of the marriage ruling, conservative Christian groups ratcheted up fundraising efforts in Indiana Check out this story on jconline.com: http://indy.st/1LBdXh6 From left, Heidi Breller and girlfriend Ashley Herring react with joy during a rally celebrating the nationwide legality of same-sex marriage, at the Indiana Statehouse, Friday, June 26, 2015, Indianapolis, Ind. Two same-sex couples discuss their experiences int reaction to the nationwide legality of same-sex marriage, at the Indiana Statehouse, Friday, June 26, 2015, Indianapolis, Ind.

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  18. Scott Spychala waves a rainbow flag outside the Indiana Statehouse in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    When Ashley Smith heard about the Supreme Court decision Friday affirming same-sex marriage in all 50 states, she couldn't hold back her tears. "It shows that we are just like every other family - whether you're gay, straight, single mom, single dad, it doesn't matter.

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  19. Same-sex marriage ruling may inflame rift at Indiana statehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Indianapolis Star

    Same-sex marriage ruling may inflame rift at Indiana statehouse In the wake of the marriage ruling, conservative Christian groups ratcheted up fundraising efforts in Indiana Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1LBdXh6 Friday's Supreme Court ruling may have settled the legality of same-sex marriage in the United States, but in Indiana, the underlying fight is far from over. In the wake of the news, conservative Christian groups, including the Indiana Family Institute, ratcheted up fundraising efforts, calling on supporters to defend religious freedom now that the battle against gay marriage has been lost in the courts.

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  20. Construction zones have you seeing orangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Debbie Calder with the Indiana Department of Transportation says even though you might not see all the work being done, it's happening. "Some of those areas maybe the underneath it's failing," Calder said.

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