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February, 2021

  • 24 February

    Suspect sent to the hospital in critical condition after officer involved shooting

    INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, just before 3:00 p.m., officers with The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were involved in an officer involved shooting in the 3300 block of Forest Manor Avenue. IMPD SWAT Quick Response Force (QRF), officers, detectives, and ATF Agents assigned to the Indy Crime Gun …

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  • 23 February

    Indiana Secretary of Education Thanks Federal Partners for Assessment Guidance

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Secretary of Education Dr. Katie Jenner today thanked Indiana’s federal education partners, following the release of guidance from the U.S. Department of Education on required spring assessments. “Hoosier educators have worked relentlessly over the last year to continue providing quality instruction for all students despite the challenges …

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  • 23 February

    Wondering If You Qualify to File Your Taxes for Free?

    INDIANAPOLIS —Last year, nearly 1.8 million Hoosiers may have missed out on free electronic tax filing by not taking advantage of the Indiana Department of Revenue’s (DOR) Indiana free file (INfreefile) program to file their individual taxes. Indiana individual income tax return filers with an adjusted gross income of $72,000 …

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  • 23 February

    House resolution highlights National FFA Week

    INDIANA (Feb. 23, 2021) – In celebration of National FFA Week the Indiana FFA Association received a house concurrent resolution recognizing FFA and all of its work to advance the quality of agricultural education both locally and nationally. This coincides with National FFA Week, Feb. 20-27, as a week of celebration …

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  • 23 February

    Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags to Be Flown at Half-Staff for COVID Victims

    INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags across the state to be flown at half-staff in memory of the more than 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19. Per the President’s proclamation, flags should be flown at half-staff from now until sunset Friday, February 26. Gov. Holcomb also …

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  • 23 February

    Behning: Supporting our local law enforcement

    Our law enforcement officers work hard every day to ensure Hoosiers are safe. They run toward danger when others flee, and in many cases, they are the first on the scene during emergencies. I know our community is grateful for our local police officers and all they do to protect …

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  • 23 February

    More than $100 Million Going to Rural Communities for Infrastructure Improvements

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced today that $100.8 million in federal transportation funding is being awarded to 54 cities, towns, and counties in rural portions of Indiana to invest in local road and bridge improvements as well as sidewalk and trail projects. Combined with local funds, approximately …

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  • 23 February

    Visit. Check-in. Get Rewards. IDDC Launches Indiana State Nature Passport

    INDIANAPOLIS – (Feb. 22, 2021) – Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are teaming up to launch the Indiana State Nature Passport. “Indiana is blessed with unique places and remarkable natural features,” said Crouch. “From State Parks to forests and lakes, …

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  • 23 February

    Eleven Boats Destroyed in Fire at Patoka Lake

    Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a fire that damaged or destroyed twenty-two boats at Hoosier Hills Marina located at Patoka Lake on Friday. At approximately 8:45 a.m., smoke from a boat in the “A” dock was observed. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the State Fire …

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  • 18 February

    Holcomb signs legislation providing COVID liability protections

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement after signing Senate Enrolled Act 1, which provides businesses and schools with COVID liability protections. “The pandemic has affected Hoosier businesses, schools and others in ways no one could have foreseen just one year ago. To aid in the state’s …

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  • 18 February

    New Scam Targeting Tax Professionals

    The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) would like to alert tax professionals about a tax scam reported by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This scam is sent through email and impersonates the IRS in an attempt to steal Electronic Filing Identification Numbers (EFINs). The scam email message reads: “In order …

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  • 18 February

    Behning’s bill expanding school choice opportunities moves forward

    STATEHOUSE (Feb. 17, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives on Tuesday supported State Rep. Bob Behning’s (R-Indianapolis) legislation that would provide more families the freedom and flexibility to send their child to a school that best meets their needs. “A great education sets students on a successful path for …

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  • 18 February

    Treasurer Kelly Mitchell heralds continued growth of INvestABLE Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (February 17, 2021) — Four years since the launch of INvestABLE Indiana, the program has seen substantial investment and utilization by Hoosiers living with disabilities. In 2020, the plan saw assets under management increase 83% to $5,726,418. “ABLE plans have seen tremendous growth in Indiana since their introduction only …

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  • 18 February

    Celigo Establishing Indiana Operations, 150 New Hoosier Jobs

    INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 17, 2021) – Celigo, an Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) provider, announced today that it has chosen Indiana as the location of its third major North American location. To support its growth into the state, the company plans to create up to 150 new, high-wage jobs in Indianapolis by the end …

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  • 17 February

    Former “Voice of the 500” and longtime host of WYRZ’s Flashback Party Bob Jenkins battles brain cancer

    Brownsburg – For years now, Bob Jenkins has been known as ‘The Voice of the 500’ and the host of The Flashback Party here on WYRZ. In a video interview shared on February 16th by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles during “Behind the Bricks”, Jenkins …

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