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Immersive Export Program Connects Indiana Small Businesses to Global Markets

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 13, 2020) – The Indiana Small Business Development Center (Indiana SBDC) recognized seven small businesses this week for completing the 2020 Export Indiana Accelerator, a statewide initiative assisting Indiana companies in creating ready-to-execute export plans to position their products or services in the international marketplace.“To stay competitive in today’s …

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Gov. Holcomb announces expanded peer recovery options for Hoosiers with mental health issues and substance use disorders

INDIANAPOLIS –  Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced a partnership between the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and Mental Health America of Indiana to expand access to trained peer support recovery professionals through the Indiana Recovery Network. Peer supports are trained professionals with personal experience with mental health …

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$1.1 Million in Fines Approved for NIPSCO Pipeline Safety Violations

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued an Order today in Cause No. 44970 S2 approving $1,110,000 in civil penalties for Northern Indiana Public Service Company, LLC (NIPSCO) for pipeline safety violations occurring in 2018. These violations are related to NIPSCO’s failure to locate or mark its pipelines …

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New grant program to help Indiana Main Street organizations

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 5, 2020)  – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs today launched Taking Care of Main Street, a new program to provide operational support for Indiana Main Street programs. “Downtowns are the heartbeats of our rural communities, and we recognize the significant …

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Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20; Uniquely Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS – (August 4, 2020) – From food to covered bridges, there are so many things that make Indiana unique. Visit Indiana’s next #The20IN20 list features the must-see, must-do treasures of the Hoosier State. “As Indiana continues to get Back on Track, these 20 attractions are all great reasons for …

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Body of Anderson man recovered after falling from boat

The body of an Anderson man was recovered from Westwood Park Reservoir in Henry County, Indiana. Jeff Maxwell, 61, was pulled out of the water after nearly three hours of search operations. A 911 call came in to Henry County Dispatch today at approximately 2:34 p.m.  Maxwell was located by …

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151 farm families presented Hoosier Homestead Award

INDIANAPOLIS (July 29, 2020) – Over 150 Hoosier farm families have been awarded the Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their commitment to Indiana agriculture by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler. To be named a Hoosier Homestead, the farm must be kept in …

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Made a Mistake on Your Return? DOR Can Help

INDIANAPOLIS – Forgot to carry the one or maybe a W-2 was found under the desk? Don’t stress, mistakes happen. But according to the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR), customers who make simple mistakes may not have to file an amended tax return. “Taxes can be complicated and simple mistakes …

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Indiana Remote Bar Exam Postponed to August

The Indiana July bar exam, originally scheduled for July 28, will be postponed until August 4. The postponement is taking place due to unforeseen complications following an update to the test software by the vendor, ILG Technologies. The Executive Director of the Indiana Supreme Court’s Office of Admissions and Continuing …

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