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Whoah! NRC approves two new nature preserves

The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) approved two new nature preserves during its regularly scheduled meeting at the Garrison at Fort Harrison State Park this morning. The move increases to 279 the number of state-designated sites protected by the Nature Preserves Act, which is 50 years old this year. The two …

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Driver of Mortuary Van Crashes

Driver of Mortuary Van Crashes  Putnam County—This afternoon at 1:05, Indiana State Police and Putnam County emergency agencies responded to a one-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the 35 mile marker. The crash involved a mortuary services van transporting a deceased person and the only injury …

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Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarships Awarded

The 200 Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship recipients have been selected following a competitive selection process based on academic achievement, teacher nomination and an in-person interview. The scholarship pays up to $7,500 annually (up to $30,000 total) for students who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after college …

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Multiple Fatalities in Three Vehicle Crash

Vigo County—Late this afternoon at 4:48, Indiana State Police and Vigo County emergency agencies responded to a three vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near the four mile-marker. The crash involved two semis and one passenger car with three fatalities in the car and one fatality in …

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Greenfield Officers identified – Indiana State Police asked to Investigate Police-Involved Death

Greenfield – The two Greenfield Police Department officers that were involved in the incident Friday evening in which 48-year old Douglas A. Wiggington died are Sergeant Rodney Vawter a 13-year veteran and 4-year veteran Patrolman Dillon Silver. Greenfield Police Department Sgt. Rodney Vawter, 13-year veteran Ptlm. Dillon Silver, 4-year veteran Please do …

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