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July, 2020

  • 2 July

    Indiana’s unemployment claims numbers falsely inflated

    INDIANAPOLIS (July 1, 2020)  – The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) continues to implement additional safeguards to further protect its unemployment insurance system from the threat of fraud. DWD is putting “holds” on, and investigating, many Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims that have been recently filed before clearing them for …

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  • 2 July

    Governor Announces Modifications to State’s Back on Track Plan Delaying Stage 5

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the state will modify the Back On Track Indiana plan through at least July 17. While a few restrictions will lift on July 4 in version 4.5 of the plan, most will stay in place. Elkhart County will remain fully in Stage …

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  • 2 July

    Construction begins next week on the State Road 39 Bridge over I-65

    BOONE AND HENDRICKS COUNTIES, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces construction will begin next week on the State Road 39 Bridge over I-65, weather permitting.  Daytime lane restrictions will begin on or after Wednesday, July 8 for the contractor to overlay the bridge deck. The plan is to …

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  • 2 July

    New roundabouts coming to 116th Street at College, Guilford; construction to begin July 15

    CARMEL, IN – Construction is set to begin on or after July 15 on two new roundabouts at 116th Street and College Avenue and 116th Street and Guilford Road. Both projects will be built simultaneously and will require lane restrictions, but not full closures. East-west traffic will be maintained throughout …

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  • 1 July

    INDOT to close Post Rd and London Rd bridges over I-74 for bridge work

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close two bridges along I-74 on the Southeast side of Indianapolis. Two bridge decks will be closed, the Post Road bridge and the London Road bridge over I-74. Contractors will be constructing a new bridge deck overlay on both bridges. They will also …

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  • 1 July

    Historic Renovation Grant opens for applications

    INDIANAPOLIS (July 1, 2020) – Today, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced that the Historic Renovation Grant Program is open for applications. The program is designed to preserve and rehabilitate historic properties to further incentivize downtown economic development across Indiana. “Our downtowns …

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  • 1 July

    Man Working on his Truck Along I-465 Struck and Killed

    Indianapolis, Ind – Just before noon today emergency crews were called to the scene of a serious crash on I-465 northbound at the 42.2 mile marker. When first responders arrived they found a male victim lying in the roadway, unresponsive and unconscious. Despite life saving efforts the man was pronounced deceased …

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  • 1 July

    Visit Hendricks County Wins State Award for Conference Event

    DANVILLE, IN (June 30, 2020) –A creative opening reception that allowed conference attendees to network with each other while getting to know the area earned Visit Hendricks County (VHC) a 2020 PACE Award from the Indiana Chapter of the International Live Events Association (ILEA). The announcement made last week during …

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  • 1 July

    Gov. Holcomb Signs Executive Order to Prevent Evictions, Foreclosures, Utility Disconnections

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed Executive Order 20-33 to extend the prohibition on evictions, foreclosures, and the disconnection of utility services. The prohibition on evictions from rental properties and the prohibition on filing foreclosures are both extended through July 31. Renters, homeowners, lending institutions and landlords are …

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  • 1 July

    Indiana Businesses Encouraged to Apply for Manufacturing Readiness Grants

    INDIANAPOLIS (June 30, 2020) – Applications for the Manufacturing Readiness Grant program, which Governor Eric J. Holcomb and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) first announced in May, are now open to Indiana manufacturers across the state. The Manufacturing Readiness Grants, administered by the IEDC in partnership with Conexus Indiana, are part …

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  • 1 July

    Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20; Thrill Rides

    INDIANAPOLIS – (June 30, 2020) – A drop, a plunge, a twist and a turn, all followed with a scream. Thrill-seekers need to look no further than the Hoosier State for an incredible experience. Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20 list of thrill rides will be sure to get your adrenaline pumping. “These …

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  • 1 July

    Indy Chamber Opens Project Submissions for 2020 Monumental Awards

    (INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indy Chamber is accepting submissions for the 2020 Monumental Awards starting today, recognizing excellence in landscape architecture, interior design, real estate development, architecture, engineering, construction, neighborhood revitalization, reuse and public art. 2020 marks the 43rd Monumental Awards, highlighting the most exciting annual additions to the region’s built environment.Monumental …

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June, 2020

  • 29 June

    IURC Approves Duke Energy Rate Increase but at a Substantially Lower Level

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued an Order today concluding its year-long review of Duke Energy Indiana, LLC’s (Duke) base rate case, Cause No. 45253, lowering the utility’s request for a revenue increase by approximately 60 percent. The Order, which was statutorily required to be issued by July …

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  • 29 June

    IURC Denies Utilities’ Request for Lost Revenue, Extends Disconnection Moratorium in COVID-19 Investigation

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued an Order today in Phase 1 of its investigation (Cause No. 45380) into the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on ratepayers and utilities in the state. In the Order, the Commission denied joint utility petitioners’ request for cost recovery of lost …

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  • 29 June

    Death Investigation Sullivan County

    Sullivan County – June 28, 2020, at approximately 8:14 p.m., the Sullivan City Police Department requested the assistance of the Indiana State Police Putnamville District in reference to a death investigation of 48-year old, Cosme L. Guzman, Princeton, Indiana.  Preliminary information determined that Officer Mitchell Eberhardt, of the Sullivan City …

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