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October Indiana Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS (November 17, 2017) – Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.9 percent for October and remains lower than the national rate of 4.1 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana’s unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for four full years. The monthly unemployment …

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Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to Various Boards & Commissions

INDIANAPOLIS—Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several new appointments and reappointments to various state boards and commissions.   Electronic Recording Commission The governor made the following five new appointments to the Electronic Recording Commission, who will serve at the pleasure of the governor: The Honorable Jamie Chapman (Washington), Daviess County …

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Donnelly, Hoeven Announce Bipartisan Legislation to Help Address Opioid Abuse in Rural Communities

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and John Hoeven (R-ND), announced bipartisan legislation aimed at combatting substance use disorders in rural communities. The bill would direct the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program to give priority to applicants in rural communities …

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Loss of Control on Wet Pavement Injures Driver

Parke County—This afternoon at 12:33, Indiana State Police Sergeant Joe Watts came upon a crash in the northbound lane of US 41, just north of State Road 163. The crash injured the driver and only occupant.   Preliminary investigation revealed 66-year-old Valerie S. Cole of Montezuma, IN. was operating her …

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Three Vehicle Crash Injures Two

Vigo County—This morning at 5:55, Indiana State Police First Sergeant Matt Mischler came upon a three vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of US 41 at Oregon Church Road. The crash sent two drivers to Terre Haute Regional Hospital for substantial injuries.   Preliminary investigation revealed a 2014 Peterbuilt Republic …

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