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  1. Guilty plea in $50,000 theft of baseball moneyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Rochester Sentinel

    The Indiana State House of Representatives has passed a so-called 'canned hunting' measure on to the state Senate. This bill is opposed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources on the grounds that hunting within fenced areas is not sporting and that importing trophy animals from other states can spread disease among deer.

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  2. Hazmat team on scene of chemical spill near Janesville, part of I-39/90 still closedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    Rock County Hazmat team is on the scene of a chemical spill near Janesville. According to Janesville Fire Department, a semi truck side-swiped another semi-truck on Interstate 90 just before 1:50 a.m. Friday.

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  3. NCAA Final 4 to disrupt Indiana Legislature's scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Indiana lawmakers will have a slightly extended break from the Statehouse while the NCAA men's basketball Final Four is in Indianapolis. Legislative leaders have decided to call off action for Monday, April 6, the day the national championship game is set for Lucas Oil Stadium.

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  4. Indiana Personal Injury Attorney Echoes Governor's Call for Safe Driving in Highway Work ZonesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Mike Stephenson, a partner with McNeely Stephenson of Indianapolis, said today work zone safety is the responsibility of motorists as well as highway departments and law enforcement. I wouldn't be surprised if almost every highway within our borders needs some sort of resurfacing or improvement, and that means drivers should be anticipating the sight of lots of orange barrels and cones, barriers and signage.

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  5. Open season on LGBT rights: Indiana governor signs religious discrimination billRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Salon

    Overruling objections by everyone from Indiana business leaders to actor George Takei, GOP Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed legislation that will allow individuals and businesses in the state to deny services to LGBT people on "religious liberty" grounds. "The Constitution of the United States and the Indiana Constitution both provide strong recognition of the freedom of religion, but today, many people of faith feel their religious liberty is under attack by government action," Pence said in signing the law .

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  6. View: Indiana needs religous freedom lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | The Star Press

    Law professor: Why Indiana needs 'religious freedom' legislation Most religious freedom claims have nothing to do with same-sex marriage or discrimination. Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://indy.st/1BR9Rwn Supporters of religious liberty legislation making its way through the Indiana General Assembly rally Feb. 9, 2015, wearing buttons in support.

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  7. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence spoke at a news conference after signing the...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

    'Religious freedom' law: How did we get here? Gov. Mike Pence's signature culminates a week of particular rancor over the legislation. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1bzoCtE Indiana Gov. Mike Pence spoke at a news conference after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in a private Statehouse ceremony Thursday, March 26, 2015.

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  8. State set to straighten dangerous stretch of State Road 44Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Drivers will have a smoother, safer ride after a dangerous curve on a state highway west of Franklin is turned into a more direct path. About one-quarter of a mile of State Road 44 will be straightened, starting at the intersection of South Centerline Road.

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  9. Local businesses weigh in on religious freedom billRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Some local businesses across Fort Wayne are taking a stance against the religious freedom bill signed by Gov. Mike Pence Thursday. Companies have even taken to social media to show their support or opposition to this bill.

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  10. Georgia religious freedom bill stalls in House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A divisive religious freedom bill stalled Thursday in a Georgia House committee after a Republican member of the panel successfully added anti-discrimination language to the proposal. Members of the Judiciary Committee voted to table the bill immediately after nine lawmakers on the panel supported the addition from Rep. Mike Jacobs , R-Brookhaven.

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  11. Disciples look to pull convention from Indiana over religious freedom billRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    Though the Christian Church has made Indianapolis its headquarters for nearly a century, the denomination is considering pulling its next biennial convention out of Indiana over a new state law that allows businesses to turn away gay customers. Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Thursday , just hours after receiving a letter from church leaders pleading with him to veto it and threatening to move their 2017 General Assembly outside Indianapolis.

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  12. Indiana Gov. Pence signs religious objections billRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people. Indiana is the first state to enact such a change this year among about a dozen where such proposals have been introduced.

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  13. Immediate Examples of Backlash to Indiana's 'Religious Freedom'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Advocate

    It didn't take long for the backlash to begin after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law at a private ceremony today . The response was swift, forceful, and ongoing - as the statements below demonstrate.

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  14. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Signs Controversial 'Religious...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law during a private ceremony on Thursday, praising the legislation as an opportunity to support religious conscience for "every Hoosier of every faith." "The Constitution of the United States and the Indiana Constitution both provide strong recognition of the freedom of religion but today, many people of faith feel their religious liberty is under attack by government action," Pence said in a statement .

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  15. Professor: Indiana needs 'religious freedom' lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Journal and Courier

    Law professor: Why Indiana needs 'religious freedom' legislation Most religious freedom claims have nothing to do with same-sex marriage or discrimination. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://indy.st/1BR9Rwn Supporters of religious liberty legislation making its way through the Indiana General Assembly rally Feb. 9, 2015, wearing buttons in support.

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  16. Ind. governor signs 'religious freedom' bill in privateRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a controversial "religious freedom" bill Thursday morning during a private ceremony in his Statehouse office. Ind. governor signs 'religious freedom' bill in private INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed a controversial "religious freedom" bill Thursday morning during a private ceremony in his Statehouse office.

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  17. Ind. governor signs controversial religious objections billRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Daily Record

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people. Indiana is the first state to enact such a change this year among about a dozen where such proposals have been introduced.

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  18. Indiana Governor Mike Pence Signs Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Bill in Private CeremonyRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Towleroad

    Indiana Governor Mike Pence has signed the anti-gay "religious freedom" bill in a private ceremony. The bill allows businesses to deny service to gay and lesbian customers based on religious beliefs.

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  19. INDOT set to begin work on several projects near I-64 & U.S. 41Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

    The Indiana Department of Transportation says crews will begin working on several maintenance projects in northern Vanderburgh and southern Gibson County on Monday. Transportation officials say U.S. 41 will be reduced to one lane each way for about a month to complete rehabilitation of the bridge over Pond Flat Ditch, between Boyle Lane and Volkman Road.

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  20. Property Lines Speedway exploring new 125-room hotel for Turn 2Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Indianapolis Business News

    Welcome to Property Lines, Indy's source for neighborhood real estate news. Your host is Scott Olson, IBJ's real estate beat reporter.

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