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May, 2021

  • 25 May

    Lt. Gov. Crouch, FSSA accepting 2021 Golden Hoosier Award nominations

    STATEHOUSE (May 19, 2021) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, in collaboration with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Aging has announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 Golden Hoosier Award. “Every year, it amazes me how many thoughtful and selfless Hoosiers we have in our …

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  • 25 May

    Indianapolis Couple Pleads Guilty for Murder in Sullivan County

    Sullivan County – Friday, May 21, 2021, in the Sullivan County Circuit Court, Danny Wilson Jr. and Renee S. Huffines pleaded guilty for the death of Patricia Dorsett.  Dorsett was reported missing by family members in May of 2019, which led to a joint investigation by the Indiana State Police …

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  • 25 May

    Public provides input into Rockville Road design in Marion County

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Modern Rockville Road project team is reviewing public input received for the section between High School Road and Raceway Road and expects to recommend a preferred design option later this year. The Modern Rockville Road project hosted two virtual public meetings on potential design options earlier this …

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  • 25 May

    April Indiana Employment Report

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 21, 2021) – Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.9 percent for April, and the national rate is 6.1 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the …

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  • 20 May

    Attorney General Todd Rokita: Biden administration shouldn’t impose critical race theory into American history and civics curriculum

    Attorney General Todd Rokita is leading a multistate coalition of 20 attorneys general in urging the Biden administration to reconsider educational proposals aimed at imposing the teaching of critical race theory (CRT), the 1619 Project, and other similar curriculum into America’s classrooms. Such goals are woven into a proposed new …

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  • 20 May

    State Road 75 will close June 1 south of North Salem

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces State Road 75 will close on or after Tuesday, June 1 south of North Salem for bridge work and a deck overly. This is over a Branch of Big Walnut Creek, located just north of West C.R. 500 N. The …

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  • 19 May

    Hoosier voters to receive postcard with election information in the mail

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 19, 2021) — Hoosier voters are beginning to receive postcards in the mail from the Secretary of State’s office. The office is mailing these postcards as part of a statewide voter list refresh. The goal is to identify outdated and inaccurate voter registration information to improve the accuracy …

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  • 19 May

    IndyGo Adopts “Second Chance” Hiring Initiative

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 19, 2021) — IndyGo has adopted a Second Chance hiring initiative, intended to promote re-entry into the workforce and increase the pool of qualified applicants from which IndyGo can hire. IndyGo recognizes that there is a stigma associated with a criminal record that has resulted in significant obstacles to obtain employment. …

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  • 19 May

    Attorney General Rokita, DWD Commissioner Payne warn of phishing scam

    Attorney General Todd Rokita is partnering with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development to warn Hoosiers about a phishing scam involving unemployment benefits. Scammers are sending text messages asking Hoosiers to verify their identity by clicking on a link. Clicking the link may give scammers access to your personal data. …

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  • 19 May

    UPS to Hire 125 In Indianapolis Area

    INDIANAPOLIS, May 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today that it expects to hire over 125 employees in the Indianapolis area. These jobs are permanent, part-time package handling positions in UPS sortation hubs and centers that can lead to a career. More than 56 percent of UPS’s …

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  • 18 May

    INDOT Hosts Hiring Fair on Thursday, May 20; Starting Pay at $19 per Hour

    The Indiana Department of Transportation will host hiring fairs at ten locations across the state on Thursday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (all times local). INDOT has more than 100 open positions in a variety of careers, but the greatest need is for skilled trade positions. INDOT …

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  • 18 May

    Kroger to hold hiring fair at all stores on May 22

    (Indianapolis, IN.) – May 17th — Kroger is preparing for the future and invites you to join us for it. As our customers move toward a post-pandemic lifestyle, our stores intend to be fully-staffed and ready for a busy summer, that’s why Kroger is hiring at every store in this …

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  • 18 May

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Reminds Motorists to Buckle Up

    On any given day, more than 90 percent of motorists can be found wearing their seat belts. Unfortunately, the small percentage of people who choose not to buckle up make up a disproportionate amount of the fatalities that occur every year on Indiana roads. It’s a concern that the Indiana …

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  • 17 May

    Missing kayakers found in Wayne County

    Indiana Conservation Officers located a group of kayakers on the Whitewater River in Wayne County that had been reported missing early this morning.  The three kayakers, one of which was eight months pregnant, were reported missing by family members at approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning.  At 5:30 a.m., Indiana Conservation …

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  • 17 May

    Work on the US 36 Bridge over White Lick Creek begins in early June

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces work begins on or after Tuesday, June 1 on the U.S. 36 Bridge over White Lick Creek, located on the west side of Avon. The U.S. 36 westbound bridge will be replaced. Traffic will utilize crossovers and be shifted into …

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