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UPS Announces Hiring Plans for 2014 Holiday Season

UPS today announced that it expects to hire up to 95-thousand seasonal employees to support the anticipated holiday surge in package deliveries that’ll begin in October and continue through January 2015. The company says seasonal positions, which include include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers, have long been an entry point for permanent employment, […]

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US 421 Reopens After Fatal Crash

The Indiana Department of Transportation reports that US 421 has reopened after a fatal accident that occurred north of Westville this morning.  For a few hours today, about a seven-mile stretch of US 421 was closed between Michigan City and Westville as responders were on scene.  Police in La Porte County say the accident occurred […]

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Over 200 Hoosiers Report IRS Phone Scam

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller today said more than two-hundred Indiana residents have reported getting a phone call from someone claiming to be with the IRS and demanding immediate payment on a tax debt — with many of these calls occurring in recent days. Zoeller says be warned, as scammers may even be able to […]


Federal Funds to Improve State Unemployment Program

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced awards totaling more than 87-million dollars to improve state unemployment insurance programs. and Indiana’s share is nearly one-and-a-half million dollars. The funding, awarded to 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, will go toward technology upgrades for unemployment insurance programs to make sure […]

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Indiana Issues 2013 Workplace Fatality Report

The Indiana Department of Labor reports 123 worker deaths occurred last year, the third-lowest number on record. The number was an increase from the year before. In 2012, the number of worker fatalities was 115, a record low for Indiana. The preliminary review of workplace fatalities in 2013 shows the number one cause of worker […]


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Indiana Public MediaIn latest mistake, BMV to issue $29M in refundsIndianapolis StarA newly revealed mistake at the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is expected to cost the state $29 million in refunds, the agency announced today. About 180,000 Indiana motorists may be entitled to excise tax refu...[read more]

Indiana is no stranger to church-and-state controversiesIndianapolis StarThe flap over a cross statue in a Liberty state park is hardly the first time debate erupted in Indiana over whether Christianity should be separate from public property and institutions. Here are other notable cases in the ...[read more]

Indiana rail upgrade decision expected this fallWISH-TVCOLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Officials expect a decision soon from federal regulators regarding plans for upgrading more than 100 miles of railroad tracks through southern Indiana. The proposal from Louisville & Indiana Railroad and CSX Transportati...[read more]

Bobby Knight may never forgive Indiana UniversityBucyrus Telegraph Forum"What's missing is the man who personifies Indiana basketball. The man who's the bridge between the past & the present. The negative feeling I had was knowing he wouldn't be a part of this celebration. I realized at that mome...[read more]

Tiny Indiana cross draws lawsuit threat from 2nd secular groupIndianapolis StarMike Pence and Cameron Clark, director of Indiana's Department of Natural Resources. "We are certain this is not your intent, and we look forward to discussing with you how this situation can be rectified. In the absen...[read more]

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New York TimesEPA Rejects Most of a Loan for the Tappan Zee ProjectNew York TimesThe old Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River is going to be replaced by a double-spanned crossing that is scheduled for completion by 2018. Credit Ángel Franco/The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. ...[read more]

ABC News'Heartbroken' Family of Missing University of Virginia Student Hannah Graham ...ABC NewsThe family of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham pleaded for help today in finding their daughter whose disappearance this weekend has left them "heartbroken." The 18-year-old sophomo...[read more]

ABC NewsMom Pleads Not Guilty in 5-Year-Old Son's DeathABC NewsA Florida woman charged with killing her 5-year-old son more than 20 years ago in New Jersey has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Michelle Lodzinski entered the plea during a brief court hearing in New Brunswick on Tuesday. Gerald Kro...[read more]

ABC NewsSuspect in Pennsylvania Cop Shooting Is a Sharpshooting SurvivalistABC NewsThe suspect in the shooting of two Pennsylvania state troopers is a sharpshooting survivalist who specifically targeted cops and was out for mass murder, authorities said. He's a skilled shooter who "doesn't miss,"...[read more]

Fox NewsMan gets jail in Hudson River crash that killed bride-to-be, best manLos Angeles TimesJojo John appears for his arraignment in Rockland County, N.Y., on Nov. 20, 2013. He was sentenced Sept. 16 to two years in jail for the crash. Jojo John appears for his arraignment in Rockland County, N...[read more]