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14 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Area graduation rates improve

For the first time in at least seven years, more than 90 percent of the seniors at Franklin Community High School graduated within four years.

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Related Topix: Whiteland, IN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Kansas suspect's hatred hard to forget

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, South Whitley, IN, Duke University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Journal

Spending key issue for 9th District candidates

Seven Hoosiers running for Congress are all concerned about the nation's spending but have different ideas for how to control it.

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TheIndyChannel

Indiana prisons to no longer accept D-felons

Freeze Warning issued April 15 at 10:04AM EDT expiring April 16 at 10:00AM EDT in effect for: Daviess, Greene, Jackson, Jennings, Knox, Lawrence, Martin, Sullivan Flood Warning issued April 14 at 10:42AM EDT expiring April 18 at 4:00PM EDT in effect for: Parke, Vermillion, Vigo Flood Warning issued April 15 at 11:02AM EDT expiring April 16 at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Indiana

The Indianapolis Star

Center Grove High School is located at 2717 S. Morgantown Road in Greenwood.

Center Grove High School students were locked in classrooms briefly today, after a bomb threat was found written on a bathroom wall.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Greenwood, IN

Current in Carmel

Horizon Bank may bring a new concept in banking to Carmel

Plans call for the construction of a new Horizon Bank this year at the northwest corner of Old Meridian and Carmel Drive, across from Meijer.

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Related Topix: Carmel, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Indianapolis Business News

Area home-construction permit filings back on the rise

The central Indiana home-construction industry saw its second straight month of improving activity in March following a bitter winter that slowed business.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Hamilton County, IN, Marion County, IN, Hancock County, IN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Journal

3 people hurt in accident near Smith Valley Road

Jeffrey Miller, 52, of Bloomington, was driving north on State Road 37 approaching the intersection at Smith Valley Road about 3:10a p.m. and didn't apply the brakes.

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Related Topix: Bloomington, IN, Greenwood, IN

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Traffic stops lead to drug busts in Johnson County

About 5:30 p.m. Friday, a Johnson County Sheriff's deputy saw a northbound vehicle speeding on Indiana 252 and initiated a traffic stop, according to a police report.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Journal

Editorial: Commerce connector not something we need

In 2006, then-Gov. Mitch Daniels proposed the Indiana Commerce Connector, an interstate-style highway that would form an outer loop around Indianapolis and cut through the heart of Johnson County.

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Related Topix: Mitch Daniels, US Governors, Indianapolis, IN, Opinion

WTCA-AM Plymouth

DNR asks public help in finding Indiana's largest trees

The Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations for the 2015 Big Tree Register, a list of the largest known specimen of each native tree species in the state of Indiana.

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Related Topix: Vanderburgh County, IN

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Journal

Professional-sounding scammers perpetrate jury duty hoax

The con artist who called a Greenwood woman and claimed she needed to pay hundreds of dollars or risk being arrested sounded professional, had immediate answers to her questions and even had the sounds of police dispatchers in the background.

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Related Topix: Greenwood, IN

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Educators concerned about more ISTEP glitches this year

A federal grand jury has indicted four men for allegedly operating a heroin distribution ring out of an Indianapolis inner-city auto body shop.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Indiana, Greenwood, IN, The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Edgewood officer charged in fatal crash

The nation's largest beauty retailer announced Thursday they planned to locate a new facility in Greenwood, bringing more than 500 new jobs to Johnson County by 2018.

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Related Topix: Edgewood, IN, Greenwood, IN, Indianapolis, IN

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Journal

Public no-show at hearing

Not one person showed up to comment on a proposed water rate increase that would affect thousands of Johnson County residents.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Journal

Girls Inc. plans annual Inspire Gala fundraiser

Girls Inc. of Johnson County will host its annual gala fundraiser Saturday at Dye's Walk Country Club in Greenwood.

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Related Topix: Greenwood, IN

Daily Journal

Half-century of trash cleared from ravine near Morgantown

More than 50 years' worth of trash has been cleaned up from a rural ravine in the Morgantown area that property owners, residents and even strangers had been using the area as a landfill of sorts.

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Related Topix: Morgantown, IN

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Daily Journal

Traffic stop leads to pot charges

Five men were arrested after police found more than 1 pound of marijuana in the car they were driving in.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Greenwood, IN

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Daily Journal

Police: Bullet fired into Greenwood home

Two residents in the 700 block of South Nay Road called police just after 11:30a a.m. They told police they heard a loud bang on top of their roof and then saw what looked like a hole.

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Related Topix: Greenwood, IN

Washington Times

Groups hope to revive Indiana Commerce Connector

A group of central Indiana manufacturers and warehousing companies is pushing to revive a proposal for a highway that would link the region's major interstates and communities.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, Mitch Daniels, US Governors, Fishers, IN

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