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  1. HICKS: Bill for Rockport gasification plant is job killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indianapolis Business News

    A decade ago, I was part of a U.S. Department of Energy team that studied the feasibility and economic impact of an electric power plant designed to process coal into synthetic natural gas while capturing and storing much of the carbon emissions in closed mines littering West Virginia.

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  2. A further adulteration of educationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    Two important takeaways from news that Robert Behning, chairman of the Indiana House Education Committee, started an education consulting company last year: The Indianapolis Star reports that Behning, a driving force behind the school voucher law and other controversial education measures approved by the General Assembly, started Berkshire ... (more)

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  3. Muncie judge permanently banned from benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    A Muncie judge accused of misconduct and abuse behind the bench will be barred from ever serving as a judge in Indiana again. According to court documents obtained by I-Team 8 Bennington and the Commission agreed to recommend the permanent ban as a sanction on 10 of the 13 counts.

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  4. Alting: Allow wineries to ship to customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal and Courier

    Alting: Allow wineries to ship to customers Hoosiers could buy wine online under bill authored by State Sen. Ron Alting Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1JvUlpr State Sen. Ron Alting says his bill that would allow Indiana wineries to ship orders to customers would open the door to significant growth in the state's wine industry. Journal & Courier archive photo -- Rick Black, co-owner of Wildcat Creek Winery, praised State Sen. Ron Alting's bill that would ease regulations to allow Indiana wineries to ship their products directly to customers.

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  5. Snow and Ice Down Mounts Supplies Up by Thousands of TonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WEHT

    Less salt has been used so far this year due to the winter not being as harsh as last years. According to Keith Todd from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the state has used 39,000 tons of salt this year, which is significantly less when compared to 215,000 tons used this time last year.

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  6. Falling gas prices bad for Indiana roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheIndyChannel

    Falling prices at the gas pump might be good news for Hoosiers' wallets, but it could prove to be a bad thing for our roads. In Indiana, gasoline taxes fluctuate as the price at the pump changes due to a new formula used by the state.

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  7. Dick Moore announces he will seek re-election as Elkhart MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Moore has served as Elkhart's Mayor since 2007. In a statement announcing his intentions to seek another four years of office, Moore cited his role in the city's recovery from the particularly harsh consequences of the 2008 recession, and focused on his future plans for economic development, his SoMa initiative, and promised to keep public safety a funding priority.

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  8. Smoking ban in Ann Arbor parks goes into effect in beginning of FebruaryRead the original story

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Smoking ban in Ann Arbor parks goes into effect in beginning of - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports The ban applies to smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes and e-cigarettes. The City Council approved designating parks as smoke free 10 months ago.

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  9. Senator Dan Coats named chairman to energy, natural resources and infrastructure committeeRead the original story

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    U.S. Senator Dan Coats of Indiana can add another committee to his list. Coats was named the chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure.

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  10. 30-year sentence issued in manslaughter caseRead the original story

    Friday | Journalgazette.net

    On a May night last year, Cocklin confronted 30-year-old Raynell C. White outside a gas station about a stolen credit card and, when not satisfied with the outcome of that meeting, walked back to his truck, got a knife and stabbed White in the chest, killing him. In the Indiana Department of Corrections records, he'll now be an inmate serving a 30-year prison term for one count of voluntary manslaughter, a sentence given to him Friday by Allen Superior Court Judge John F. Surbeck.

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  11. Indiana and Texas Announce Civic Hackathon ChallengeRead the original story

    Friday | Government Technology

    On Jan. 22, Indiana and Texas jointly announced a new contest that will encourage residents of both states to create applications that support and inspire entrepreneurship and digital government innovation. The #hackINvTX Challenge, which will run from Jan. 31 through Feb. 23, was designed to encourage government transparency and open data, and promote interstate collaboration and competition.

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  12. House Education Chair Robert Behning backs off lobbying planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Indianapolis Star

    House Education Chairman Robert Behning announced in a letter Friday that he is no longer seeking to lobby on behalf of a student-testing company, following questions about the ethics of his proposal. House Education Chair Robert Behning backs off lobbying plan House Education Chairman Robert Behning announced in a letter Friday that he is no longer seeking to lobby on behalf of a student-testing company, following questions about the ethics of his proposal.

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  13. FOX28 Exclusive: A preview of Fashion Week 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    New York City's Fashion Week 2015 is set for February 12th - 19th . But FOX28's Fashion Expert Danny Reynolds of Stephenson's of Elkhart just arrived back from the Big Apple, with a look at what's going to be hot this year for Spring, Summer and Fall 2015.

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  14. Surveillance photos provide by the Elkhart Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Police say the burglary took place Tuesday morning, roughly around 8:00am on the 1300 block of W. Franklin St. They say the suspect forced a door open so the he could steal clothing and cash. Investigators were able to find surveillance video that captured the suspect in action, and are now sharing those images in the public in the hope that someone will come forward with information on his identity.

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  15. Ind. Gov't. - Attorney General presentation before House Ways & Means yesterdayRead the original story

    Friday | Indiana Law Blog

    Yesterday, Jan. 22nd, the House Ways & Means Committee heard the biennial budget request of Attorney General Zoeller. AG Zoeller began his presentation by pointing out that Indiana is one of 6 states where the AG is a legislative officer, not a constitutional officer.

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  16. Controversial energy conservation bill moves to full SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Nuvo.net

    A Senate committee passed legislation along party lines Thussday that could mean higher utility bills for customers in an effort to promote conservation. Senate Bill 412, authored by the committee's chairman, Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, is meant to replace the Energizing Indiana program, which the General Assembly canceled last year over the objection of environmental groups.

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  17. INDOT Reps. Hear Public Concern Over 'Dangerous' IntersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WEHT

    After several fatal accidents at the intersection of U.S. 231 and S.R. 62 in Spencer County, community members ask INDOT to find a safer solution. A crowd packs into the school's auditorium to discuss change at the intersection of U.S. 231 and S.R. 62 in Spencer County.

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  18. More Read the original story

    Thursday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Indiana's Department of Transportation is asking legislators for more money in order to keep up with repairs for the state's bridges. INDOT keeps up the maintenance on about 5,600 bridges in the state, with about 6.4% of them considered to be in poor condition.

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  19. Indiana and Texas Square off in a Civic Hackathon ChallengeRead the original story

    Thursday | Information Technology

    Today, Indiana and Texas announce the Indiana Texas Challenge, a battle for bragging rights for the best government application to serve citizens. The #hackINvTX Challenge is a contest for the residents of both states to create applications that support and inspire entrepreneurship and digital government innovation, encourage government transparency and open data, and promote interstate collaboration and competition.

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  20. OPINION: Editorial: New moped law leads to much safer roadwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Republic

    A new law that provides for tighter moped and scooter regulations makes perfect sense. What doesn't is why it took the Indiana Legislature five years to pass the legislation.

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