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Indiana DOR Reminds Nonprofits About Upcoming Tax Changes

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) wants to remind nonprofit organizations about changes to how they file their annual report with the agency and how they will access sales tax exemption certificates beginning next year.  Earlier this year, Indiana General Assembly passed new legislation revising the filing frequency …

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Plainfield Students Benefit from $8,000 Community Foundation Grant

The Hendricks County Community Foundation awarded the Plainfield Youth Assistance Program (PYAP) a grant for $8000 to assist with programming opportunities for youth in PYAP that need individualized services. The grant provided support for 15 students completing the year-long PYAP Mentorship Program, 32 students registering at Richard A. Carlucci Recreation …

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Visit Hendricks County CEO Celebrates 20 Years in Tourism Role

DANVILLE, IN (December 1, 2022) –A Hendricks County tourism professional, who has spent two decades putting the county on the tourism map, celebrated her 20th year with Visit Hendricks County this month. Jaime Bohler Smith Visit Hendricks County Executive Director/CEO Jaime Bohler Smith’s work has made a difference locally in …

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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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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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Recent Posts

December, 2015

  • 10 December

    Coats Votes to End Federal Education Mandates

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today voted for the Every Student Succeeds Act, bipartisan legislation that would restore education responsibility to states and local school districts and prevent the Department of Education from imposing Common Core or any other federal academic standards on states. The bill passed the …

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  • 10 December

    Major reduction in paper as all three appellate courts accept e-filings

    All appellate courts will accept electronically filed documents in January 2016. The Indiana Supreme Court and Court of Appeals recently began accepting e-filings, and the Tax Court will join the initiative in January 2016. Chief Justice Loretta Rush announced the implementation of e-filing in all appellate courts by signing the …

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  • 10 December

    State Accepting Nominations for Governor’s Century, Half Century Business Awards

    INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 9, 2015) – The state of Indiana is currently accepting nominations for the Governor’s 2016 Century and Half Century Business Awards, which honor Hoosier businesses that have remained in operation for at least 100 or 50 years, respectively, and have a demonstrated commitment to serving the community.  Award winners …

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  • 10 December

    Indy Chamber’s 2016 legislative agenda spotlights talent, transportation, and local economic development

    INDIANAPOLIS December 8, 2015 – The Indy Chamber will push the Indiana General Assembly for stronger anti-discrimination laws and forward-looking education and transportation policies in 2016. The Chamber outlined these and other priorities for next year’s legislative session today, also calling on lawmakers to give local government more authority to …

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  • 9 December

    Governor Pence Leads Caravan to Open New 27-Mile Long Section of I-69

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today joined state and local leaders to open I-69 Section 4 in Greene and Monroe counties. Following today’s ceremony, Governor Pence led a caravan to open the new 27 miles between U.S. 231 near Naval Support Activity Crane and State Road 37 south of Bloomington. …

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  • 9 December

    Indiana unveils Bicentennial Plaza sculpture designs

    INDIANAPOLIS – In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Indiana’s statehood, the Indiana Department of Administration, in conjunction with the Indiana Arts Commission, announced today the winning bids for centerpiece sculptures for the Indiana Bicentennial Plaza.   The projects calls for the installation of two art pieces within the Plaza, …

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  • 9 December

    INDIANA MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT MUSEUM (IMEM) FILM SERIES DEBUTS 12/11

    The first IMEM Film Series event is Friday, December 11, 7 pm at the Wheeler Arts Community Theater at 1035 Sanders Street in Fountain Square, Indianapolis.  The program is curated and hosted by renowned film preservationist Eric Grayson and features “A Christmas Wish” aka “The Great Rupert”, a 1950 Christmas …

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  • 9 December

    Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Receives $150,000 Grant

    Grant made possible by the Lions Clubs International Foundation and Indiana State Lions   INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired recently received a $150,000 matching grant made available through the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and the Indiana State Lions. The grant proceeds were utilized …

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  • 8 December

    Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Receives $150,000 Grant

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired recently received a $150,000 matching grant made available through the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and the Indiana State Lions. The grant proceeds were utilized to provide assistive technology for the students served at and through the school. The …

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  • 8 December

    Donnelly Presses VA on Prescription Practices, Guidelines for Controlled Substances

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly pressed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on VA’s current prescription practices and guidelines for controlled substances. In a letter sent to Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald today, Donnelly asked about steps at the federal level to address prescribing practices and how increased …

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  • 8 December

    Governor Pence Announces Plans to Widen Heavily-Traveled I-65 in Lake County

    Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today announced plans to widen Interstate 65 in Lake County to three lanes in each direction from Merrillville south to at least State Road 2 (Exit 240) near Lowell. This project is part of Governor Pence’s Major Moves 2020 highway program, which is fast tracking …

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  • 8 December

    Governor Pence Issues Statement on Catholic Charities’ Decision to Settle Syrian Refugees in Indiana

    Indianapolis – Following Catholic Charities’ decision to settle Syrian refugees in the state of Indiana, Governor Mike Pence’s spokesman Matt Lloyd issued the following statement: “The governor holds Catholic Charities in the highest regard but respectfully disagrees with their decision to place a Syrian refugee family in Indiana at this …

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  • 8 December

    Homegrown Printing Company Growing in Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 8, 2015) – Fineline Printing Group, a print communications and fulfillment provider, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 25 new jobs by 2019. The certified minority-owned business will invest $3.79 million to expand its 53,000-square-foot manufacturing facility at 8081 Zionsville Road on Indianapolis’ …

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  • 7 December

    IMA: As the Indiana General Assembly Prepares to Reconvene, Business Concerns Must Be in the Forefront

    Indianapolis -On November 17, the Indiana General Assembly officially started with what is known as Organization Day. As legislators prepare for another legislative session, business concerns must be in the forefront of discussion in order to continue to move Indiana forward. Uncertainty has crept back into the markets. Third-quarter growth in …

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  • 7 December

    I-65 Lane Restrictions Begin Wednesday in Boone County

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. –  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces lane restrictions will occur on I-65 in Boone County beginning this week.  Our INDOT maintenance crews will mill and resurface a few areas on I-65.  Crews plan to begin Wednesday, December 9 at 8 a.m. in the southbound lanes …

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