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November, 2015

  • 20 November

    Indiana State Trooper Receives the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s Silver Anniversary Team Award

    Indiana State Police Officer Kyle Mitchell was recently honored (November 14th) with the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s Silver Anniversary Team Award, presented to him on the playing field of Indiana State University’s (ISU) Memorial Stadium. Mitchell was originally inducted in 2009, but no one knew where to find him.  After …

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  • 20 November

    Governor Pence Joins Letter to President Urging Exhaustive Review of U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program

    In wake of attacks in Paris, Governor Pence and others request that Syrian refugee program be suspended until gaps acknowledged by FBI Director are addressed   Indianapolis – Today, Governor Mike Pence joined a multi-governor letter to President Barack Obama urging the suspension of plans to resettle additional Syrian refugees …

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  • 20 November

    Two Vehicle Crash on I-74 Claims One Life

    Shelby Co., – A two vehicle crash on I-74 late this afternoon has claimed the life of a St. Paul, Indiana man. This afternoon at approximately 5:20 p.m., Indiana State Police troopers were dispatched to a personal injury crash on I-74 WB at the 115mm involving a van and semi-tractor …

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  • 19 November

    Governor Pence Pens Op-ed Regarding Suspension of Indiana Syrian Refugee Program

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today penned the following op-ed regarding his decision to suspend the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the state of Indiana. Both the United States and Indiana have proud traditions of welcoming individuals and families who seek the safety and refuge that all Americans find within …

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  • 19 November

    ROKITA APPOINTED TO NEGOTIATING TEAM TO OVERHAUL EDUCATION LAW, FIGHTS TO INCLUDE HIS CONSERVATIVE STUDENT SUCCESS ACT REFORMS

    Washington, D.C. – Representative Todd Rokita (IN-04) issued the following statement after he was appointed by House leadership to serve as a conferee for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Reauthorization.  The Conference Committee is made up of negotiation teams of members from both the House and Senate.  They …

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  • 18 November

    ROKITA HOSTING SCHOOL SAFETY ROUNDTABLE

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-04), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, announced details for his upcoming School Safety Facility Roundtable Discussion in his effort to lead a collaborative discussion with local schools, community leaders, first responders, and industry leaders on how schools can …

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  • 18 November

    Indiana recognized at trails conference

    The B-Line Trail in Bloomington and the Fort Wayne greenways manager were both honored recently by a Midwestern trails organization.   The B-Line was given the Outstanding Project Award by the Mid America Trails and Greenways (MATAG) conference. MATAG is a biannual conference of trail managers, developers, advocates and users …

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  • 17 November

    DNR shares timber sale revenue with 16 counties

    The DNR Division of Forestry has notified 16 counties they will receive shares of nearly $442,000 to help support public safety efforts of rural and volunteer fire departments.   The Division of Forestry allocates 15 percent of timber sale revenue from state forests to counties in which harvests occur. Each …

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  • 17 November

    NRC approves new nature preserve, adds to another

    The Indiana Natural Resources Commission on Tuesday approved the 270th state-dedicated nature preserve and a significant addition to an existing preserve.   The new sites are the Wapi-nipi Nature Preserve in Wayne County and the Moraine Addition Nature Preserve in Porter County.   Wapi-nipi is a 114-acre property approximately 5 …

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  • 17 November

    The Beatles Show with Casey Piotrowski

    If you decide to call your radio program The Beatles Show, you’ve got a lot to live up to. It means you’ve got to be absolutely one of a kind, intelligent, energetic, with equal touches of information, humor and attitude. With all due modesty, The Beatles Show does just that. …

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  • 17 November

    AAA Forecasts 46.9 Million American Travelers During Thanksgiving Holiday

    Indianapolis, IN – Nov. 17, 2015 – AAA Travel forecasts 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, a 0.6 percent increase over the 46.6 million people who traveled last year and the most since 2007. With 300,000 additional holiday travelers, this marks the seventh consecutive …

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  • 16 November

    The Indiana Democratic Party Formally Endorses Shelli Yoder for Congress

    INDIANAPOLIS – Receiving unanimous support from the Democratic State Central Committee, the Indiana Democratic Party today announced its formal endorsement for Shelli Yoder to be the next congresswoman from Indiana’s 9th U.S. Congressional District.  “Shelli Yoder has made a huge impression with the Indiana Democratic Party. Between raising more than …

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  • 16 November

    Governor, First Lady to Kick Off Third Annual Information & Awareness Adoption Fair

    Indianapolis – Today, Governor Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence will host their third annual Information & Awareness Adoption Fair at the Statehouse. A short program beginning at 4:30 p.m. will feature remarks by Governor Pence and Indiana Department of Child Services’ Director, Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura, as well …

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  • 16 November

    Phone Calls Allegedly from Indiana State Police are “Spoof” Scam Calls

    Evansville – The published public phone number of 812-867-2079 for the Indiana State Police in Evansville is reported to have been spoofed over the last 24 hours. A person notified the Indiana State Police this morning that he received a phone call from 812-867-2079 and the person calling identified himself …

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  • 16 November

    Governor Pence Suspends Resettlement of Syrian Refugees in Indiana

    Indianapolis – Following reports that a Syrian refugee was among the perpetrators of the terrorists attacks that took place in Paris on Friday, Governor Mike Pence issued the following statement:   “In the wake of the horrific attacks in Paris, effective immediately, I am directing all state agencies to suspend …

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