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27 min ago | Journalgazette.net

Dupont Road bridge lanes to close

Lane closures will begin for two consecutive weekends on Indiana 1 at the Dupont Road bridge, the Indiana Department of Transportation said today. The closures are scheduled from 8 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday on the weekends of Sept.

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4 hrs ago | TheIndyChannel

Records: Elder abuse growing problem in Indiana

In the past 10 years, the number of total calls to Adult Protective Services for assistance has more than tripled, from 11,122 to 39,847. Adult Protective Services is a state-funded, federally mandated program under the Older Americans Act and is administered by the Family and Social Services Administration Division of Aging.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government

8 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Stay issued in Indiana gay marriage ban case

Same-sex couples hoping to get married in Indiana will have to wait until the U.S. Supreme Court addresses the question of whether gay marriage bans are constitutional. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago on Monday stayed its Sept.

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

8 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Stay extended on Indiana same-sex marriage case pending Supreme Courta

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today continued the stay on same-sex marriage in Indiana until it is addressed by the U.S. Supreme Court. Stay extended on Indiana same-sex marriage case pending Supreme Court decision The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today continued the stay on same-sex marriage in Indiana until it is addressed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court

13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Urban lore: one mighty fine ghost story

We may think a particular ghostly occurrence is original in nature and one of a kind; often it is not. Many have their origins from stories handed down throughout the years-stories that may very well have a basis in facta or just a good tale.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, Urban Legend, Danville, IN

17 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Historical center program offers virtual time trip

INDIANAPOLIS An exhibit at an Indianapolis history center offers participants a chance to virtually travel back in time through Hoosier history. The Indiana Historical Society has added 13 new digital "journeys" to its programming at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center in Indianapolis.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Recycling used cooking oil into biodiesel fuel

Turning waste cooking oil into biodiesel can benefit the environment. The EPA has not yet approved modified diesel engines that run on waste cooking oil, but it has approved biodiesel fuel made from waste cooking oil for use in regular diesel engines.

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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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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

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

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

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

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