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Reps. Jim Banks, Susie Lee Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Student Veterans, Remove Financial Burden from GI Bill Overpayments

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.-03) Washington, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Jim Banks (R-Ind.-03) and Susie Lee (D-Nev.-03), both members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced the bipartisan Student Veteran Protection Act on Friday. The bill would change how GI Bill overpayments are reimbursed by making schools, not student veterans, responsible for reimbursing …

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Terre Haute Man Arrested for Domestic Battery

Philip M. Reed Vigo County – October 14, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Philip M. Reed, age 40, of Terre Haute, was arrested for domestic battery.  An investigation conducted by Master Trooper Todd Brown revealed that Reed had battered a female in a Vigo County residence that the two shared.  …

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New Data Show 114,800 Youth in Indiana Have Obesity

Princeton, N.J., October 10, 2019—In Indiana, 114,800 young people ages 10 to 17 have obesity, according to the newest data released today. The obesity rate in Indiana for this age group, 16.6 percent, has held steady in recent years and ranks as the 13th highest in the nation. The data …

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Indiana Department of Education Announces 2019 Gold Star Schools

INDIANAPOLIS –The Indiana Department of Education announced today the 2019 Gold Star Schools. The Gold Star designation signifies a school counselor-led steering team has met specific criteria identified for the development of a comprehensive school counseling model. “Receiving Gold Star designation is evidence of a strong, collaborative, and successful school …

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Fremont man injured in Steuben County tree stand fall

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand fall that occurred yesterday evening in Fremont at approximately 7:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of east State Road 120. Matt Goins, age 34, of Fremont, was hunting from a tree stand in a wooded area behind his residence and was wearing a full safety harness. He …

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