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February, 2020

  • 20 February

    Indiana DNR Division of Law Enforcement now hiring new officers

    The Indiana DNR Division of Law Enforcement is looking to fill Indiana Conservation Officer (ICO) positions across the state with highly motivated, outdoor-centered individuals. Anyone interested in a career as an ICO should first read “Becoming a Conservation Officer” at dnr.IN.gov/lawenfor and complete the pre-screening test at dnr.IN.gov/lawenfor/9801.htm.  Completion of …

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  • 20 February

    IndyGo and the Department of Metropolitan Development partner on reuse of former Carrier Bryant site

    INDIANAPOLIS (February 20, 2020) – Today IndyGo and Department of Metropolitan Development (DMD) formalized their plan to redevelop 6.5 acres of the former Carrier Bryant site located in the Riverside neighborhood. The Metropolitan Development Commission authorized the sale and transfer of the property on January 2, 2019. The IndyGo Board of Directors …

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  • 20 February

    Thompson honors Indiana’s 2020 Teacher of the Year from Danville

    STATEHOUSE (Feb. 20, 2020) – State Rep. Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) recently at the Statehouse recognized Danville’s Katie Pourcho, who was named Indiana’s 2020 Teacher of the Year. State Rep. Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) (left) honors Indiana 2020 Teacher of the Year Katie Pourcho (right) Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, at the Indiana …

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  • 20 February

    Gov. Holcomb Pledges Support for Eroding Lake Michigan Shoreline

    INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced he signed an executive order directing state agencies to pursue collection of damage information that could lead to a declaration of disaster emergency along the Lake Michigan shoreline. He also outlined steps state agencies will take to provide assistance along the shoreline. The executive …

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  • 20 February

    2020 Winter/Spring Vesting Our 4-Legged K9s Raffle

    In the dog days of summer, I am writing to you about our new campaign about–you guessed it– protecting K9s. Tens of thousands of these loyal, trusted dogs serve alongside their human handlers in police departments across the country. But, sadly, due to budget cuts, many departments cannot afford life-saving …

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  • 19 February

    Expired Plate Leads to Discovery of Drugs and Syringes

    Sullivan County – February 17, 2020, at approximately 7:40 p.m., Trooper William Clark was patrolling in the area of Old US 41, near Alexander Street.  Trooper Clark stopped a motorcycle for an expired license plate.  The driver was identified as Jason A. Mize, age 42, of Carlisle, Indiana.  Criminal activity was …

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  • 19 February

    IMPD Announce Arrest of Quadruple Murder Suspects

    INDIANAPOLIS –  On February 5, 2020, just before 10:30 p.m., East District officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of Shady Oak Drive on a report of a person shot.  When officers arrived, they located four individuals who appeared to have been shot. Officers called for the assistance of EMS …

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  • 19 February

    India-Based Medical Device Manufacturer Establishing First US Facility in Noblesville

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (Feb. 19, 2020) – Panacea Medical Technologies (Panacea), an innovative medical equipment manufacturer that pioneers solutions for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, announced plans today to locate its first U.S. operations in central Indiana, with the goal of creating up to 65 new, high-wage jobs by the end …

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  • 18 February

    Call the Indiana Department of Revenue on Thursdays for Quickest Service

    INDIANAPOLIS – Need to call the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) to figure out a tax issue? Try Thursdays. While DOR’s customer service specialists are here to help any weekday during this busy time of year, the day with the lowest call volume is Thursday, followed by Wednesday. Need to …

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  • 18 February

    Indiana Bond Bank Bond Hosting Flipping Finance Challenge for Local Communities – February 28th & 29th

    INDIANAPOLIS (February 18, 2020) –Indiana Bond Bank (IBB) will be hosting the second annual Flipping Finance Challenge event, at VisionLoft Event Center and the Market Tower Collaboratory, on Friday February 28th and 29th.  Flipping Finance Challenge: Snow Day brings together coders, designers, marketers, entrepreneurs, students, and civically engaged individuals to participate in …

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  • 18 February

    Behning: Aligning Indiana’s workforce efforts

    Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) Nearly half of Hoosier employers have unfilled positions due to not having enough qualified applicants. In just two years, it is expected the state will need to fill approximately 1 million jobs. As Indiana continues to skill up its workforce, our efforts at every level must be …

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  • 17 February

    Domestic Disturbance Turns Into Shots Fired

    Clay County – Indiana State Police are investigating an overnight shooting on State Road 340 west of Brazil, that claimed the life of a Brazil, Indiana resident. At approximately 9:00 p.m., February 16, 2020, the Clay County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting shots fired at 2055 State Road …

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  • 17 February

    Indiana State Capitol Police Investigating Theft of Metal Sculptures from White River State Park

    (Indianapolis, IN)-The Indiana State Capitol Police is asking for the public’s assistance as they investigate the theft of two metal sculptures from the White River State Park, located at 801 W. Washington Street. According to Capitol Police Detective Charles Meneely, sometime between Thursday, February 6, 2020 and Saturday, February 8, …

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  • 17 February

    Indiana seeking 10-year extension of Healthy Indiana Plan

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has submitted its application for a 10-year extension of the Healthy Indiana Plan, the state’s Medicaid alternative program for low-income, non-disabled adults. This week, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services notified FSSA that it has completed its preliminary review …

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