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June, 2020

  • 10 June

    Swimmer’s body recovered from water at White Rock Park

    Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an incident that occurred Monday evening where a swimmer went missing in the water at White Rock Park. At approximately 6:03 p.m., authorities were contacted in reference to a male swimmer reported missing in the water for at least 5 minutes. Conservation Officers, Indiana State …

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  • 5 June

    Indiana Department of Education Announces 2020-2021 School Year COVID-19 Reentry Considerations

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) today released 2020-2021 school year COVID-19 reentry considerations. Indiana’s Considerations for Learning and Safe Schools (IN-CLASS) was developed in partnership with the Governor’s office, the Indiana State Department of Health, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, the Indiana High School Athletic …

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  • 5 June

    Reps. Banks, Walorski Propose Grissom Air Force Base as Future Space Command HQ

    WASHINGTON – This week, Reps. Jim Banks (IN-03) and. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) sent a letter to United States Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett urging her to consider Grissom Air Force Base as the future site of the U.S. Space Command headquarters. On August 29, 2019 President Trump activated the U.S. Space …

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  • 4 June

    Indiana Department of Education Kicks Off Second Annual Teacher Leaders Bootcamp

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) today kicked off the second year of its Teacher Leaders Bootcamp. The 2020 Bootcamp offers selected educators an opportunity to engage in innovative and relevant professional development focused on growing their leadership capacity. “As a former teacher, I understand the importance of …

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  • 4 June

    Two Avon residents named to Governor’s Commission on Rehabilitation Services

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several new appointments and reappointments to various state boards and commissions. Commission on Rehabilitation Services The governor made three reappointments to the commission, who will serve through June 30, 2023: Richard Propes (Indianapolis), program director with FSSADavid Spradley (Carmel), research nurse at …

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  • 4 June

    Software Development Firm Plans Expansion, Standalone HQ in Hamilton County

    WESTFIELD, Ind. (June 4, 2020) – SEP, a software product design and development company, announced plans today to expand its operations, constructing a new corporate headquarters along U.S. Highway 31 in Westfield. The new facility will more than double the company’s central Indiana footprint and enable SEP to continue expanding …

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  • 4 June

    Indiana dairy association announces winners of Month of May ‘Hoosier Heroes’ campaign

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 1, 2020) – American Dairy Association Indiana (ADAI) has proudly celebrated the Month of May, and the iconic Indianapolis 500 winner’s Drink of Milk in Victory Circle, by honoring and supporting those most impacted by COVID-19 as “Hoosier Heroes.” ADAI reached statewide and across industries for nominations …

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  • 4 June

    Carmel Mayor Lifts Curfew Order

    CARMEL, IN – Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard has lifted the Executive Order 2020-08, which established a 9 p.m. curfew yesterday, June 2, 2020.  While the curfew is lifted, this does not affect the Disaster Emergency Declaration issued on June 1, 2020. That Declaration remains in place, which will allow the …

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  • 4 June

    Visit Indiana’s The 20 IN 20: Outdoor Adventures

    INDIANAPOLIS – (June 3, 2020) – Visit Indiana’s next #The20IN20 list reveals the top outdoor adventure stops in the Hoosier State, perfect for social distancing. “Travel is permitted, and outdoor experiences are great for mental and physical health, but it is still best to practice social distancing as we continue to fight …

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  • 4 June

    Wrong Way Driver Causes Four Car Crash that Results in Serious Injuries on I-70

    Indianapolis, IN – Wednesday evening, around 6:48, the Indiana State Police Dispatch Center began receiving calls about a wrong way driver on I-70 near Holt Road, within seconds, and before Troopers could respond to the area, those calls turned into information about a serious head-on crash. The crash involved four vehicles …

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  • 4 June

    Gov. Holcomb Signs Executive Orders in the Fight Against COVID-19

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed Executive Order 20-30 to extend the public health emergency for an additional 30 days to July 4th. The Governor also signed Executive Order 20-31 which allows older youth to remain in foster care beyond the age of 18 for the duration of …

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  • 4 June

    Next Level Connections Broadband requests total nearly $100M

    INDIANAPOLIS (June 3, 2020) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Lt. Governor Crouch today announced that the second round of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant program has received 72 applications requesting a total of nearly $100 million in funding. “Now more than ever affordable, high quality internet is essential …

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  • 4 June

    Online purchasing now available for SNAP recipients in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – SNAP recipients in Indiana may now use their Hoosier Works EBT cards to purchase groceries online for pickup or delivery at two approved retailers – Amazon and Walmart. SNAP participants are automatically eligible to participate in this program and do not need to apply. “We have been working …

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  • 4 June

    Feds approve Indiana’s innovative HIP Workforce Bridge program

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration today announced it has received approval from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, for its HIP Workforce Bridge program – establishing a new, unique transitional phase for Healthy Indiana Plan members as they return to the workforce …

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  • 4 June

    CGIC Investigators apprehend suspect who pointed a firearm at Citizens and Police in Downtown Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS-Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department  (IMPD) Detectives and Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC) Investigators received information regarding a male subject pointing a firearm at citizens and/or police officers on May 30th, 2020.  The subject allegedly involved in this incident was photographed and videos of the incident were posted online. Antonio Wooden …

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