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February, 2020

  • 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

    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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  • 13 February

    Indy Chamber Foundation receives Lilly Endowment grant to study reconstruction options for downtown 65/70 interstate loop

    (INDIANAPOLIS – February 13) Lilly Endowment has made a $475,000 grant to the Indy Chamber Foundation to conduct a threshold study exploring design alternatives for the downtown ‘Inner Loop’ of I-65/70, as major sections of the city’s interstate system are poised to require reconstruction. The study and long-term community vision …

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  • 12 February

    More than $120 Million Going to Local Communities for Infrastructure Improvements

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced today that $120.8 million in federal transportation funding is being awarded to 52 cities, towns, and counties in rural portions of Indiana to invest in local road and bridge improvements and sidewalk projects. “Indiana is making unprecedented investments in infrastructure,” Governor Eric …

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  • 12 February

    Behning recognizes 2020 Plainfield teacher of the year at Statehouse

    STATEHOUSE (Feb. 12, 2020) – State Rep. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) Tuesday recognized Plainfield Community School Corp. Teacher of the Year Adam Ferguson in the House Chamber. Ferguson teaches CHAP (Cultural History of the American People), We the People, Dual Credit U.S. History and Advanced Placement Government at Plainfield High School, …

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  • 12 February

    Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20

    INDIANAPOLIS (February 12, 2020) – Celebrate Presidents’ Day by escaping back in time. Indiana’s story stretches well into history, with significant events happening before statehood was granted in 1816. With Visit Indiana’s fifth list of The 20 IN 20 featuring historic sites, visitors can experience the people and places of the …

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  • 12 February

    IMPD announces tip-line to seek information regarding recent unsolved homicides

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) would like to announce a temporary, staffed tip-line in response to the recent unsolved violence. For the next 48 hours, members of the IMPD Homicide unit will be available to take tips or information. Citizens with any information on either homicide are encouraged …

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  • 12 February

    Body recovered from Ohio River

    Indiana Conservation Officers assisted in the recovery of a woman’s body today on the Ohio River near Mt. Vernon, Indiana.  The body recovered is of a female, but her identity at this time is unknown. Marrs Township Fire Department was able to get to the victim at 11:50 am and …

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  • 12 February

    Serious ORV accident results in fatality

    (Walkerton) Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an off-road vehicle (ORV) crash which occurred sometime over the weekend near 33880 Union Road. A 74 year old male was located at the scene and pronounced deceased. At approximately 9:23 a.m., a motorist in the area contacted 911 in reference to what appeared …

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  • 12 February

    Indy Chamber’s Business Ownership Initiative Poised to Grow after Successful 2019, CDFI Lender Certification

    (INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indy Chamber’s Business Ownership Initiative (BOI) reported on its successes supporting Indy-based businesses and aspiring employers in 2019, expanding lending capital and education resources on top of another year of 10,000+ hours of free business coaching and training opportunities. As the umbrella organization for the Indy Chamber’s …

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  • 12 February

    Hendricks County Community Foundation Announces 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

    The Hendricks County Community Foundation is excited to announce the recipients of the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship: Toby Kult, Danville High School Connor O’Neill, Avon High School Sophia Whicker, Plainfield High School From left: Conner O’Neill, Toby Kult, and Sophia Whicker These seniors will receive full tuition to an …

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  • 10 February

    Plainfield Police Officer Arrested for OWI

    PLAINFIELD, IN- Multiple Plainfield Police Department Officers were called to resolve a situation that activated the Emergency Response Team during the evening of Friday, February 7, 2020. Once on the scene, a Plainfield Police Officer observed another officer showing signs of possible alcohol impairment. The officer in question was off …

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