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Old Time Radio Christmas Specials presented by State Bank

Beginning Monday, November 28th and running through the week of December 19th, tune in Monday through Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on 98.9 FM WYRZ and online at WYRZ.org to relive some great Christmas memories of yesteryear as we air some of the best Old Time Radio Christmas Specials presented by …

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Music and the Spoken Word presented by Wilkinson Insurance Agency

Featuring modern and traditional arrangements of spiritual, patriotic, popular, classical and contemporary music coupled with timely, inspiring prose, Music and the Spoken Word becomes an uplifting, rejuvenating destination that listeners remember for a lifetime. Monday, December 12th 8:30 p.m. –  Music and the Spoken Word presented by Wilkinson Insurance Agency: …

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Christ Church of Plainfield presents Christmas with Elvis

Christ Church of Plainfield presents “The Elvis Presley Radio Christmas Special”. This radio special was first broadcast 54 years ago this December and featured Christmas songs from Elvis – some of which were new at the time. The Elvis Presley Radio Christmas Special can be heard Sunday, November 28th at 5:00 …

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WYRZ Live Remote – Christmas Under the Stars presented by the Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce and the Brownsburg Parks and Recreation Department – December 3rd

It’s a Brownsburg tradition and WYRZ’s Shane Ray will be there broadcasting LIVE from “Christmas Under the Stars” presented by the Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce and the Brownsburg Parks and Recreation Department. Celebrate the magic of the season with several fun activities for the whole family! Winter Market: Shop at …

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I-465 Crash Claims a Brownsburg Man’s Life

Indianapolis, IN – This morning, at 3:08 a.m., Indiana State Police Dispatchers began receiving several 911 calls reporting a serious crash on I-465 near the 3.2 mile marker of westbound I-465. It was reported that two people were entrapped in the wreckage and both were unresponsive. Officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan …

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WYRZ’s “31 Days of Christmas” Schedule

WYRZ begins 31 Days of Christmas on Friday, November 25th at 4:00 p.m. to begin The Drive Home Show when Shane Ray plays the first Christmas song of the season. Listen to Christmas music mixed in with our regular playlist through 7:00 p.m. on December 5th when WYRZ flips the …

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Hendricks County Community Foundation Announces New Community Calendar

The Hendricks County Community Foundation (HCCF) is excited to announce its new online Hendricks Community Calendar. HCCF conducted a county-wide needs assessment in 2019 which identified the top 20 community issues facing Hendricks County. One of the top issues was a lack of community-wide communication vehicles to inform everyone. In …

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December, 2015

  • 22 December

    Governor Pence Authorizes Pay-for-performance Raises in 2016

    Indianapolis – Today, Governor Mike Pence sent a letter to state employees authorizing pay-for-performance raises for state employees once performance evaluations are completed in January. Employees who meet expectations will receive a 3 percent raise, those who exceed expectations will receive a 4 percent raise, and those rated outstanding will …

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  • 21 December

    ROKITA STATEMENT AFTER THREATS MADE TOWARD DANVILLE AND PLAINFIELD SCHOOLS

    Washington, D.C. – United States Representative, Todd Rokita (IN-04), issued the following statement after Plainfield and Danville school districts closed due to numerous online threats of violence:   “Now that every student has a Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, monitoring online threats and knowing which are credible requires innovative technology and …

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  • 21 December

    National Gas Prices Below $2 Per Gallon for First Time Since 2009

    Indianapolis, IN – Dec. 21, 2015 – U.S. average gas prices dropped below $2 per gallon this morning for the first time since March 25, 2009, according to AAA. Today’s national average price of gas is $1.998 per gallon. AAA estimates that cheaper gas prices have saved Americans more than $115 billion on …

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  • 21 December

    DNR awards $135,000 for community tree programs

    DNR’s Division of Forestry has awarded $135,000 in federal funds to 12 cities, towns and non-profits in Indiana for urban forestry projects. The projects include tree inventory and analysis for management planning, new tree plantings and education and awareness campaigns. Urban forests enhance air and water quality, making communities healthier, …

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  • 21 December

    Indiana Bicentennial Birding Big Year starts Jan. 1

    Bird enthusiasts can celebrate the state’s bicentennial by trying to find and log 200 bird species in 2016 as part of the Indiana Bicentennial Birding Big Year (IBBBY). IBBBY starts Jan. 1 and continues through mid-December. Birders who find at least 100 species will received a commemorative IBBY sticker or …

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  • 21 December

    The New U.S. 31 Hamilton County Freeway Opens for Business

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today celebrated the opening of the new U.S. 31 Hamilton County freeway with Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard, Westfield Mayor Andy Cook, Congresswoman Susan Brooks and Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Brandye Hendrickson, as they joined project personnel, designers and contractors to commend five years of …

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  • 18 December

    AAA Says Holiday Travel Numbers Expected to Top 100 Million for First Time

    Indianapolis, IN – Dec. 18, 2015 – AAA projects the number of year-end holiday travelers will top 100 million for the first time on record. Nearly one in three Americans will take a trip this holiday season, with 100.5 million expected to journey 50 miles or more from home. This represents a 1.4 …

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  • 18 December

    Heartland Foods Increasing Production, Adding 150+ Jobs in Central Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 18, 2015) – Heartland Food Products Group, a producer and marketer of low calorie sweeteners, drink mixes, coffee and nutritional beverages, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 187 new jobs by 2020.  “Indiana is home to the highest concentration of manufacturing jobs in the …

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  • 18 December

    ROKITA VOTES FOR PACKAGE THAT PROTECTS HOOSIER MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY, FARMERS, AND BUSINESSES

    Also Provides for the Common Defense and gives the U.S. More Control over World Oil Market   Washington, D.C. – United States Representative Todd Rokita (IN-04) issued the following statement after he voted for a package of two bills that likely will end up on the President’s desk.  The bills …

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  • 18 December

    Governor Pence Hails Suspension of Job-Killing Medical Device Tax

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence, a long-time advocate for the repeal of Obamacare and the medical device tax today issued the following statement regarding the suspension of the excise tax on medical devices for two years as part of the year-end government funding and tax provisions bill.   “The medical …

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  • 18 December

    First Lady Shares Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse at Governor’s Residence Holiday Decorations

    Indianapolis – First Lady Karen Pence today shared photos she captured of the Governor’s Residence to show a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the holiday decorations adorning the Residence and grounds. This year’s decorations incorporated Indiana’s state colors, blue and gold, in honor of Indiana’s Bicentennial celebration.   The photos can be …

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  • 17 December

    Representative Steuerwald Recognized as Legislator of the Year for Work on Mental Health

    Indianapolis, IN, December 17, 2015 — The Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) is proud to announce that it has selected Representative Greg Steuerwald as Indiana’s 2015 Legislator of the Year.  This award is presented annually to an outstanding mental health leader in the Indiana legislature.   IPA announced the award at …

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  • 16 December

    State Parks begin 100th anniversary celebration

    The Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday used a three-stop tour to kick off a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Indiana state parks system. The tour began with a pancake breakfast and ceremonies at Indiana’s first state park – McCormick’s Creek in Owen County – and included a …

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  • 16 December

    2016 Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest launched by Indiana’s First Lady and Female Elected Officials

    Indianapolis – Indiana’s First Lady Karen Pence, along with female statewide elected officials, announced details for the 2016 Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest for students in the 5th through 9th grades. The annual competition was established to celebrate Women’s History Month, annually celebrated in March. For 2016, in honor of Indiana’s …

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  • 16 December

    Governor Pence Announces Plan to Build a New State-of-the-Art Neuro-Diagnostic Institute

    New institute in Indianapolis will be hub for advancing public mental health care and addiction treatment in Indiana   Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today unveiled the state’s plans to build a new state-of-the-art neuro-diagnostic institute that will provide major advancements to Indiana’s public mental health delivery system. The institute, …

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