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August, 2015

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  • 29 July

    Coats Calls for Defunding of Planned Parenthood on Senate Floor

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today spoke on the Senate floor and called for a vote on ending federal funding for Planned Parenthood. “We need to let Planned Parenthood know that the American people do not support these inhumane practices,” said Coats. “Congress should vote, and vote soon, …

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  • 29 July

    Katie McLaughlin named Avon Community School Corporation Teacher of the Year

    Avon, IN (July 28, 2015) – Katie McLaughlin, an art teacher shared between Pine Tree and Sycamore Elementary Schools, was selected as the Avon Community School Corporation Teacher of the Year. During opening day activities, she was presented with a special plaque and award from the Sharon Pinnick Educational Fund, (Hendricks …

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  • 29 July

    Tilden Road in Brownsburg closed from Green Street west to Maxine Manor

    The installation of a new sewer line has Tilden Road closed to through traffic from Green Street west to Maxine Manor. Construction of the sewer trunk line requires total street replacement including curbs and gutters, curb inlets and manholes. Motorists may use Maxine Manor/West Williams Drive as the detour. We understand …

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  • 28 July

    Wrong Way Driver Killed in Head On Crash on I-65

    Greenwood, IN- A driver traveling SB in the NB lanes of I-65 at the 99.7 mm was killed early Friday afternoon, July 24th, after running head on into a NB semi-tractor trailer. At approximately 1:00 p.m. Indiana state troopers were notified of personal injury crash on I-65 NB at the …

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  • 28 July

    Coats Calls for Vote to End Federal Funding for Planned Parentho

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today called for a Senate vote on ending federal funding for Planned Parenthood: “In recent weeks, the American people have learned more about the barbaric practices Planned Parenthood uses to take innocent human life. Despite the outrage of millions of Americans, Planned Parenthood’s …

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  • 28 July

    Donnelly: One Step Closer to Reopening the Ex-Im Bank

    Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly helped the Senate pass a bipartisan amendment last night that would reform and reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which serves as the official export credit agency of the United States and helps facilitate the export of American goods and services to international markets.  The …

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  • 28 July

    Traffic Stop Yields Suspected Crystal Meth

    Putnam County—Yesterday morning at 11:32, Indiana State Police Trooper Yan Dravigne stopped a white 2014 Hyundai Accent with Oregon registration for following too close on eastbound Interstate 70 near the 36 mile marker. During conversations with the occupants, Trooper Dravigne developed suspicion of possible criminal activity and requested assistance from …

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  • 28 July

    Indiana trooper named national Trooper of the Year

    Lafayette-Sr. Tpr. Joseph R. Winters, a 10-year veteran of the Indiana State Police, has been recognized nationally for his lifesaving actions. The American Association of State Troopers recognized Winters’ heroic actions by naming him the 2015 national Trooper of the Year for saving a family of three from a burning …

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  • 28 July

    Donnelly, Flake: States Should Get Fair Share of Federal Highway Funding

    Washington, D.C. —U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) today introduced an amendment to the Senate version of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill. Donnelly and Flake’s amendment would ensure for each state a fair share of federal highway funding. Donnelly said, “In Indiana, we have roads and bridges …

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  • 23 July

    IDP: Now that CHIP is fully funded by ACA, Does Pence Still Want Full Repeal of the Law?

    INDIANAPOLIS – Another day, another story about how the Affordable Care Act is doing what it’s supposed to do – provide quality and affordable health insurance to everyday, middle class families. This time, the ACA is expected to fund Indiana’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) by 99.62% over the next …

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