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2 hrs ago | The News and Tribune

Tons of teachers: Southern Indiana districts hire replacements for retirees, others who left

School districts have hired several new teachers this year, nearly 170. Some districts reported that's higher than usual for a few reasons, but for others, they said it's just business as usual.

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Related Topix: Clark County, IN, Floyd County, IN, Education Etc., Personal Finance, Retirement

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Journal

Police: Indiana robber clubbed by victim

Evansville police say a 50-year-old Indiana man has been arrested after he attempted to rob a gas station customer.

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Daily Journal

Boyfriend of missing C. Indiana woman arrested

Authorities searching for a missing central Indiana woman have discovered what they believe to be human remains and have arrested the woman's boyfriend.

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Indiana's NewsCenter

Indiana BMV Offering Driving Tests In 12 Languages

Beginning Wednesday, Indiana drivers can take the Operator Knowledge Tests in English, Arabic, Burmese, Chin, German, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Feds cite Indiana Medicaid fraud unit over notices

A federal agency says the Indiana attorney general's office didn't give proper notice in nearly a quarter of the Medicaid fraud cases it helped prosecute in recent years.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health

Tri-cityherald.com

Indianapolis man buys 2 $1M tickets in 3 months

Hoosier Lottery officials say Robert Hamilton won $1 million from a scratch-off ticket he bought last week at an Indianapolis convenience store.

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Related Topix: Lottery

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Zoeller: Loan scheme hurt 261 Indiana service members

Attorney General Greg Zoeller says a new settlement will erase $1.5 million of bad debt for 261 military members from Indiana.

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Free Republic

Indiana Is A Secret Border State

Indiana has been forced to accept 245 illegal invaders, without a vote or knowledge of who they are, where they come from nor what diseases they may carry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Todd Rokita, US News, Representative Andre Carson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Democrat, US Governors, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Star Press

Ind. governor: Return migrants kids to families

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence sent a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama , urging that the 245 unaccompanied Central American children living in Indiana "be returned expeditiously to their home countries to be reunited with their families."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Dan Coats, US Senate, Family, Kids, US Governors, Barack Obama

The Indianapolis Star

Women not plentiful on Indiana college boards

Women not plentiful on Indiana college boards Analysis shows university boards are overwhelmingly male, while majority of students are women Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1n0ixEo JoAnn Brouillette, one of three women on the Purdue University board of trustees, speaks during the board meeting Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Richard Lugar, US News, US Senate, Republican, Purdue University, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN, Ball State University

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge

Video of a near-fatal incident where two women are seen laying across railroad tracks as a locomotive passes over them is prompting officials to remind the public: railroad tracks are private property and very dangerous.

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WHAS11

Indiana court hears graphic murder testimony

A southern Indiana judge heard graphic murder details during the sentencing of a man who pleaded guilty to killing a woman and burying her body in his backyard.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Journal Gazette

Court allows education board lawsuit to proceed

Marion County Judge Cynthia Ayers denied the state's request that the case be dismissed on questions of whether the plaintiffs had standing.

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News Observer

Soldiers get $92M in debt relief under settlement

Deceptive practices by Rome Finance Co., more recently doing business as Colfax Capital Corp. and Culver Capital LLC, based in California and Georgia, included failing to accurately disclose charges and interest rates, New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.

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The Republic

S. Indiana sheriff charged in prostitution probe

A southern Indiana sheriff who authorities say gave a prostitute a deputy's badge and uniform so she could get hotel discounts, then paid her for a sex act, has been charged with lying to FBI agents investigating the case.

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WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Indiana BMV asks court to delay vanity plate sales

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles has asked the state Supreme Court for permission to continue its suspension on sales of vanity plates until a court case is settled.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government

WSJV-TV South Bend

Mishawaka firefighters responding to fire on Indiana Avenue.

Mishawaka firefighters are called out to a fire at 626 Indiana Avenue. They got the call around 4:50 am Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Mishawaka, IN, Michigan City, IN

The Tribune

NE Indiana conservancy buys 44 acres along lake

A northeastern Indiana conservancy group has purchased more than 44 acres of lakefront property and wetlands that will be protected for future generations.

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The Tribune

S. Indiana city upgrading its flood protections

A southern Indiana city is pushing ahead with a more than $2 million project to upgrade its flood-protection defenses against the Ohio River.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood

The Republic

Indiana U. commemorating WWI centennial in 2014-15

"The Great War" began 100 years ago. Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar and former U.S. Rep. Lee Hamilton are joining a roundtable discussion on Nov. 4. Ambassadors from the countries involved in the war - including Austria and Hungary - also have been invited to participate.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Richard Lugar, US News

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