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  1. Indiana lawmakers facing renewed debate over casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    A new Statehouse push to allow Indiana's riverboat casinos to move to on-land sites and let the state's horse track casinos have live dealers run table games comes as supporters are more optimistic of success after several years of failure. The proposal aims to help boost Indiana's casinos after they've seen more big declines in revenue in the face of growing competition from neighboring states.

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  2. New York storm: US east coast braces for 'potentially historic' blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A large part of the US east coast is preparing for a potentially historic blizzard that could reach from New York City to Maine and produce as much as two feet of snow The National Weather Service on Sunday issued a blizzard warning for the northern section of the east coast from Monday afternoon until Tuesday and placed states from New Jersey to Indiana under winter storm watches and advisories.

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  3. Indiana Swimming Tops Purdue in In-State Rivalry MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Thanks to a victory in the women's 400 free relay, the Indiana swimming and diving teams raced to a sweep against in-state and Big Ten rival Purdue on Saturday at the Boilermaker Aquatic Center. The Hoosier women pulled out a 151.5-147.5 win, while the men earned a 162-138 victory.

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  4. East Coast prepares for 'crippling and potentially historic blizzard' on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Raw Story

    A swath of the U.S. East Coast from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine was bracing for a potentially historic blizzard on Monday that is expected to dump as much as 3 feet of snow and snarl transportation for tens of millions of people. The National Weather Service on Sunday issued a blizzard warning for the northern section of the East Coast from Monday afternoon until Tuesday and placed states from New Jersey to Indiana under winter storm watches and advisories.

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  5. U.S. East Coast on alert for blizzard on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AlertNet

    A potential blizzard was heading toward a wide swath of the U.S. East Coast on Sunday, prompting weather alerts and storm warnings from New Hampshire to Philadelphia, the National Weather Service said. A blizzard watch will go into effect on Monday afternoon for Boston and New York City, where the government's severe weather website warned residents of a "potentially historic storm" that may bring up to 2 feet of snow.

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  6. Indiana lawmakers facing renewed debate over casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    This June 14, 2014 photo shows the Tropicana riverboat casino in Evnasville, Ind. A new push in the Indiana Legislature to allow the stateA's riverboat casinos move to on-land sites and let the state's horse track casinos have live dealers run table games comes as supporters are more optimistic of success after several years of failure.

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  7. Hagerstown diner closed for not paying taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

    Hagerstown diner closed for not paying taxes Nancy's Mainstreet Diner in Hagerstown was closed Thursday for failing to pay sales taxes. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1JHmXfw An Indiana Department of Revenue sign posted on the door of Nancy's Mainstreet Diner in Hagerstown proclaims the business closed for failing to pay sales taxes.

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  8. HICKS: Bill for Rockport gasification plant is job killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indianapolis Business News

    A decade ago, I was part of a U.S. Department of Energy team that studied the feasibility and economic impact of an electric power plant designed to process coal into synthetic natural gas while capturing and storing much of the carbon emissions in closed mines littering West Virginia.

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  9. A further adulteration of educationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    Two important takeaways from news that Robert Behning, chairman of the Indiana House Education Committee, started an education consulting company last year: The Indianapolis Star reports that Behning, a driving force behind the school voucher law and other controversial education measures approved by the General Assembly, started Berkshire ... (more)

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  10. Muncie judge permanently banned from benchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    A Muncie judge accused of misconduct and abuse behind the bench will be barred from ever serving as a judge in Indiana again. According to court documents obtained by I-Team 8 Bennington and the Commission agreed to recommend the permanent ban as a sanction on 10 of the 13 counts.

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  11. Alting: Allow wineries to ship to customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal and Courier

    Alting: Allow wineries to ship to customers Hoosiers could buy wine online under bill authored by State Sen. Ron Alting Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1JvUlpr State Sen. Ron Alting says his bill that would allow Indiana wineries to ship orders to customers would open the door to significant growth in the state's wine industry. Journal & Courier archive photo -- Rick Black, co-owner of Wildcat Creek Winery, praised State Sen. Ron Alting's bill that would ease regulations to allow Indiana wineries to ship their products directly to customers.

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  12. Snow and Ice Down Mounts Supplies Up by Thousands of TonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WEHT

    Less salt has been used so far this year due to the winter not being as harsh as last years. According to Keith Todd from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the state has used 39,000 tons of salt this year, which is significantly less when compared to 215,000 tons used this time last year.

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  13. Falling gas prices bad for Indiana roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheIndyChannel

    Falling prices at the gas pump might be good news for Hoosiers' wallets, but it could prove to be a bad thing for our roads. In Indiana, gasoline taxes fluctuate as the price at the pump changes due to a new formula used by the state.

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  14. Dick Moore announces he will seek re-election as Elkhart MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Moore has served as Elkhart's Mayor since 2007. In a statement announcing his intentions to seek another four years of office, Moore cited his role in the city's recovery from the particularly harsh consequences of the 2008 recession, and focused on his future plans for economic development, his SoMa initiative, and promised to keep public safety a funding priority.

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  15. Smoking ban in Ann Arbor parks goes into effect in beginning of FebruaryRead the original story

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Smoking ban in Ann Arbor parks goes into effect in beginning of - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports The ban applies to smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes and e-cigarettes. The City Council approved designating parks as smoke free 10 months ago.

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  16. Senator Dan Coats named chairman to energy, natural resources and infrastructure committeeRead the original story

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    U.S. Senator Dan Coats of Indiana can add another committee to his list. Coats was named the chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure.

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  17. 30-year sentence issued in manslaughter caseRead the original story

    Friday | Journalgazette.net

    On a May night last year, Cocklin confronted 30-year-old Raynell C. White outside a gas station about a stolen credit card and, when not satisfied with the outcome of that meeting, walked back to his truck, got a knife and stabbed White in the chest, killing him. In the Indiana Department of Corrections records, he'll now be an inmate serving a 30-year prison term for one count of voluntary manslaughter, a sentence given to him Friday by Allen Superior Court Judge John F. Surbeck.

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  18. Indiana and Texas Announce Civic Hackathon ChallengeRead the original story

    Friday | Government Technology

    On Jan. 22, Indiana and Texas jointly announced a new contest that will encourage residents of both states to create applications that support and inspire entrepreneurship and digital government innovation. The #hackINvTX Challenge, which will run from Jan. 31 through Feb. 23, was designed to encourage government transparency and open data, and promote interstate collaboration and competition.

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  19. House Education Chair Robert Behning backs off lobbying planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Indianapolis Star

    House Education Chairman Robert Behning announced in a letter Friday that he is no longer seeking to lobby on behalf of a student-testing company, following questions about the ethics of his proposal. House Education Chair Robert Behning backs off lobbying plan House Education Chairman Robert Behning announced in a letter Friday that he is no longer seeking to lobby on behalf of a student-testing company, following questions about the ethics of his proposal.

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  20. FOX28 Exclusive: A preview of Fashion Week 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WSJV-TV South Bend

    New York City's Fashion Week 2015 is set for February 12th - 19th . But FOX28's Fashion Expert Danny Reynolds of Stephenson's of Elkhart just arrived back from the Big Apple, with a look at what's going to be hot this year for Spring, Summer and Fall 2015.

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