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IU Health West Hospital Announces Major Expansion

AVON – On Friday, Oct. 27, the Indiana University Health board approved major capital funding to support the expansion of IU Health West Hospital. The $83 million investment will add 48 inpatient beds, new operating room (OR) and cath lab capacity, and will include expansion of support services space to accommodate …

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Gov. appoints Brownsburg resident as member of Task Force for Assessment of Services & Supports for People with Intellectual & Other Developmental Disabilities

INDIANAPOLIS—Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced several new appointments and reappointments to various state boards and commissions.   Indiana Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors The governor made one reappointment to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors: Joel Gorelick (Schererville), former president and CAO of Northwest Indiana BanCorp and …

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-70 near Mooresville

he Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that was struck and killed on I-70 Friday night in Hendricks County.   Troopers are currently on scene trying to determine the facts surrounding the accident that has claimed the life of an individual that was reported walking …

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IndyGo Transit Center Receives Awards for Excellence in Built Environment

INDIANAPOLIS (October 23, 2017) – The Julia M. Carson Transit Center (Transit Center) was recognized threefold at the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce (Indy Chamber)’s 40th annual Monumental Awards ceremony. The Monumental Awards acknowledge excellence in the built environment through recognition of individuals and businesses that contribute to high quality architecture, …

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AAA Issues Halloween Safety Tips

As children take to the streets on Halloween to trick-or-treat, their risk of being injured by motorists increases greatly. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Halloween is consistently one of the top three days for pedestrian injuries and fatalities, and the Centers for Disease Control and …

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ROKITA RECEIVES PLAINFIELD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARD

PLAINFIELD, IN–Congressman Todd Rokita received the Spirit of Enterprise Award for his pro-business, pro-jobs record. “Hoosiers have the best work ethic and the best products to offer. I am proud to represent Indiana by fighting for policies that help our businesses, create jobs, and cut unnecessary and burdensome government regulations,” said Congressman Todd Rokita. Brad DuBois, CEO of the Plainfield Chamber of Commerce, commended Rokita for his efforts. He said, “It comes with great pleasure that a homegrown business in Hendricks County is able to host such an award for Congressman Rokita.  We thank the US Chamber of Commerce and we congratulate Congressman Rokita. We hope to see him continue his support of business and commerce in our small community, county, state and nation on the world stage.” The Spirit of Enterprise Award is given out to Members of Congress by the Chamber of Commerce. Recipients who align with the Chamber on at least 70% of the Chamber’s key votes receive this award. Congressman Rokita aligned with the Chamber on every single vote last year and he has aligned with the Chamber on 91% of votes since his election in 2010. “This recognition from the Chamber of Commerce is truly an honor. I am proud to stand as their ally in Washington fighting for what truly matters, Hoosier families,” concluded Rokita. Tom Donohue, CEO for the Chamber of Commerce also commended Rokita. Donohue said, “Businesses of all shapes and sizes need sound, commonsense policy in place in order to get off the ground, grow, and succeed.  The Spirit of Enterprise Award recognizes those members of Congress who have done what’s right for our friends, family, and neighbors running businesses across the country. We applaud Congressman Rokita for his commitment to free enterprise and economic growth.”

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