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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 […]

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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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Accident North of Westville, Fatality Reported

In La Porte County, officials report US 421 is closed to thru-traffic for about seven miles, between State Road 2  in Westville and 400 North/Kieffer Road near Michigan City.  A fatality has been reported in an accident just north of Snyder Road, which is north of the Indiana Toll Road and about a mile north […]

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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]

Moral Mondays planting roots in Indianawlfi.comINDIANAPOLIS (WLFI) — A Lafayette group will travel to Indianapolis to join community and faith groups in a nationwide campaign that has come to plant roots in the Hoosier state. Indiana Moral Mondays launches its statewide campaign to fight poverty ...[read more]

Indianapolis StarIndiana reports increase in 2013 workplace deathsIndianapolis StarState officials say the number of workplace deaths in Indiana was up in 2013, but it was still the third-lowest number of fatalities recorded in the past 22 years. The Indiana Department of Labor reports the state ...[read more]

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The GuardianCalifornia Water No Longer 'Pump-As-You-Please'Huffington PostSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will no longer be the last Western state with a pump-as-you-please approach to groundwater. Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Tuesday overhauling the state's management of its groun...[read more]

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