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ORV accident takes life of Celestine man

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an off-road vehicle (ORV) accident that resulted in the death of a Celestine man. Keith Thewes, 55, was operating his ORV yesterday along a ditch line when the accident occurred. He was found by a family member on private property off of County Road 820 …

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Fatal ORV accident in Monroe County

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fatal off-road vehicle (ORV) accident. The accident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m. Friday night, near the 1400 block of Cedar Bluff Road in Bloomington. David Deckard Jr., 37, of Bloomington, was operating a four-wheeler on private property in a wooded area. For reasons not yet known, Deckard lost control and was thrown off the vehicle, receiving head and chest injuries. …

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February Indiana Employment Report

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This release is for the period Feb. 1 – 29, 2020 INDIANAPOLIS (March 27, 2020) – Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.1 percent for February and remains lower than the national rate of 3.5 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people …

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SBA Working Capital Loan Deadline Approaching in Indiana Due to Excessive Rain and Flooding Beginning March 2019

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that April 29 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in all 92 Indiana counties as a result of excessive rain and flooding …

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Gibson County ORV accident results in fatality

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an off-road vehicle (ORV) accident that occurred yesterday, killing one Gibson County man and leaving his teen-age passenger in critical condition. Gibson County Central Dispatch received a 911 call at 4:36 p.m., about an accident at the intersection of State Road 168 and County Road …

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