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2 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

DCS struggles to keep accurate caseload tallyDCS struggles to keep...

Indiana has hired more case workers to keep track of its most vulnerable residents, but complaints about overwork continue to surface. DCS struggles to keep accurate caseload tally Indiana has hired more case workers to keep track of its most vulnerable residents, but complaints about overwork continue to surface.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'LOVE' artist Indiana doesn't show at celebration

Bride-to-be whose fiancA© died just days before their wedding has a heartbreaking photo shoot in her dress 'to say goodbye' Reclusive artist Robert Indiana is a no show at a celebration to honor his 'LOVE' art work disappointing dozens of loyal fans Reclusive artist Robert Indiana was expected to make an appearance Saturday to take part in a celebration of his art on his 86th birthday, but he didn't emerge from his home, disappointing dozens of fans. The event which was due to take place outside his outside his Maine island residence was called International HOPE Day.

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Related Topix: Trance, Indiana, Wedding, Home Listing, Home

10 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

'Transparent' Indiana government often elusive

But last week's rollout of the new Management and Performance Hub, which Pence vowed will make Indiana the best state in the nation at crunching big data, was plagued with confusion and a lack of transparency.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Journalism

15 hrs ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Enrollments rising at private colleges

With an aggressive and new array of offerings and programs, local private universities and colleges are boosting enrollments this year, while public schools are in a slump. Overall, the private institutions are chasing enrollment with a combination of new programs, including doctoral and four-year bachelor's to master's degrees, tuition incentives, new competitive sports and online enrollment, according to university officials.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Winona Lake, IN, Butler University

19 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Sexual slavery in Indiana plays on mind games

Sexual slavery in Indiana plays on mind games No longer confined to the developing world, cases of women being exploited are more common. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1s1uXES An Evansville woman who went missing in July was caged and held against her will in this mobile home in Stewartsville, according to charging documents filed in Posey Circuit Court.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana campus police acquire military surplus gear

A militarized campus police department armed with M-14 rifles and full riot gear? Several Indiana colleges have acquired weapons, vehicles, protective gear. Indiana campus police acquire military surplus gear A militarized campus police department armed with M-14 rifles and full riot gear? Several Indiana colleges have acquired weapons, vehicles, protective gear.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Indianapolis, IN

WNDU-TV South Bend

Endurance bike ride to benefit Indiana soldiers

A group of cyclists are pedaling with a purpose. They are riding 500 miles in five days to support Indiana soldiers.

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

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Bowling Green shocks Indiana 45-42 with late TD

Bowling Green's James Knapke threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Roger Lewis with 9 seconds to play in the game as the Falcons knocked off Indiana, 45-42 Saturday. Knapke, a redshirt sophomore making his second career start, set school records for attempts and completed passes as he threw for 395 yards and three touchdowns.

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The Republic

Indiana inventor's game explores origins of life

His newest invention is a 3-D board game called "Mutation," a clicking, clacking puzzle ball. It's best described as tic-tac-toe on the surface of a sphere, but players are limited only by the rules and games they create.

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Related Topix: Games, Board Game, Inventions, Science / Technology

The Raw Story

Supreme Court to consider appeals from five states that challenge same-sex marriage rights

The US Supreme Court this week made plans to revisit gay marriage, less than 15 months after its landmark decision that same-sex couples were entitled to the same rights as heterosexuals. While courts across the United States have been hearing gay-marriage cases, the Supreme Court said it will use a September 29 private conference to consider appeals that concern whether gay marriage can be legal in some states but not in others.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court

WSJV-TV South Bend

Four cases of Enterovirus D68 confirmed in Indiana

State health officials announced in a press release Friday that four Lake County children have been confirmed as having Enterovirus D68. Previous to the announcement, health officials said they thought the four children were residents of Illinois because of their treatment at the University of Chicago Hospital.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Elkhart, IN, Rick Snyder, US Governors

WISH-TV Indianapolis

N. Indiana breast cancer charity closing

South Bend-based Susan G. Komen Northern Indiana board president Pam Jarrett blamed a drop in donations. She tells the South Bend Tribune that she believes the decline in support was mainly outside St. Joseph County, in areas where residents didn't believe the group was doing enough locally.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WHIO

Bayh says no to 2016 run for Indiana governor

Democrat Evan Bayh, a former governor and U.S. senator, said Friday he won't make a run in 2016 for a return to Indiana's top office. "I hope that my decision will enable others to step forward and offer their ideas for making Indiana an even better place to live, work and raise a family," Bayh said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, US Governors

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Plea deal reached in Indiana hospital beating death

A man has agreed to plead guilty but mentally ill to a murder charge in the death of a fellow patient at an Indiana psychiatric hospital. The plea agreement between 31-year-old Daniel Davis and Wayne County prosecutors calls for him to receive a 55-year sentence for last September's death of 59-year-old Charles Boyer at Richmond State Hospital.

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The Republic

BMV seeks to block release of video depositions

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles has asked a court to block the release of video depositions in a lawsuit that claims the agency overcharged motorists. Attorneys for the BMV argue that the release of the depositions could discourage witnesses from testifying for fear of receiving public scrutiny and unwanted media attention.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana recognizes 2nd same-sex marriage

Indiana recognizes 2nd same-sex marriage One of the women is is sick with cancer. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rZABHq Monday August 25th, 2014, supporters of same sex marriage, rallied at City Market, for and plaintiffs traveling to Chicago, where the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, will hear arguments Tuesday, on whether Indiana's ban should stand.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Gay/Lesbian, Whiting, IN, US Supreme Court

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana city backs deal for $800M power plant

A northern Indiana city council has approved a development agreement for a proposed $800 million power plant despite some doubts remaining over the project's financing. The Logansport City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to approve the deal with an affiliate of French company Total Concept Solutions.

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The Republic

Project to create pedestrian plaza at coliseum

The project to create a landscaped area just north of the coliseum began last week. The landscaped area is designed to slow traffic in front of the building and provide outdoor space for special events.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government

Journalgazette.net

Frozen-food maker to add 100 jobs in Huntington

A Wisconsin-based frozen foods maker is investing $19.9 million in a Huntington food processing facility as it creates up to 100 new jobs by 2016, company and state officials announced today. The investment includes buying, renovating and equipping a 110,000-square-foot plant.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Computer repair scam hits Northern Indiana

A computer repair scam is circulating throughout St. Joseph, Marshall, Kosciusko and Elkhart counties. The scam leads victims to believe that they will be able to have their computer fixed in their homes - saving additional expenses from other in-home repair services and time by not having to take your device into a store.

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Related Topix: PC, Elkhart County, IN

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