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July, 2020

  • 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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  • 29 June

    Gov. Holcomb Reminds Drivers Hands-Free Device Law Takes Effect July 1

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb is reminding drivers that beginning Wednesday, Indiana law will prohibit drivers holding mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, in their hands while driving to reduce distracted driving and improve safety on Hoosier roadways. The effort to make Indiana’s roads safer was a key …

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  • 29 June

    Make water safety a priority this summer

    With summer in full swing, Indiana Conservation Officers remind Hoosiers to make safety a priority when recreating around bodies of water. “Even when fun is your main focus, always recognize the danger water poses, even to strong swimmers or experienced boaters,” said Capt. Jet Quillen of DNR Law Enforcement.  If …

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  • 29 June

    ‘Operation Dry Water’ to target boating under the influence, July 3-5

    Boaters preparing for the Independence Day holiday should be aware that Indiana Conservation Officers will be on high alert for violations of boating-under-the-influence laws as part of national Operation Dry Water. Operation Dry Water (operationdrywater.org), a year-round program, will be in heightened effect July 3-5. Indiana Conservation Officers, in partnership …

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  • 26 June

    Weekly Construction Update for Marion County and I-70 Projects

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close lanes in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor before the July 4th holiday weekend. Crews will be off the road by 12 p.m. Friday, July 3 in observance of the holiday weekend. This weekly release will detail full closures, lane …

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  • 26 June

    DCS and Colts host virtual graduation open house to honor teens in foster care

    INDIANAPOLIS (June 23, 2020) – Twenty-two high school seniors in foster care celebrated their high school graduation with a special virtual open house this week. Project Open House honors teens in foster care as they accomplish this life milestone despite challenges placed in front of them. The central Indiana graduates applied …

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  • 26 June

    Indianapolis Woman Killed in Single Vehicle Crash on I-465

    Indianapolis, IN – This morning, just after midnight, emergency responders were called to the scene of a single vehicle crash along I-465 eastbound near Ditch Road (28.7mm). Upon arrival, first responders located a Kia Optima heavily damaged in the ditch on the south side of I-465 and two people were entrapped. …

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  • 26 June

    New laws take effect July 1

    During the 2020 legislative session, the Indiana General Assembly passed more than 160 bills to improve our state. Here are some noteworthy changes to Indiana law that take effect July 1. To address distracted driving, Hoosier motorists will now be required to use hands-free or voice-operated technology if using a cellphone when …

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