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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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Tiny Indiana cross draws lawsuit threat from 2nd secular groupIndianapolis Star"The state is sending a message to all veterans who do not subscribe to the Christian faith that their service is less valued," the group wrote Monday in a letter to Gov. Mike Pence and Cameron Clark, director of India...[read more]

Data suggests Indiana suspends more black students than other statesWISH-TVSpeaking before a panel of lawmakers of the Interim Study Committee on Education, educators pointed to national data that claimed Indiana suspends more black male students than any other state – tied only with Missouri. Am...[read more]

Toby Keith's publicist responds to accusations he was drunk at Indiana concertWISH-TVNOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — When country star Toby Keith stopped at Klipsch Music Center in the Indianapolis suburbs on Saturday, his fans used social media to talk about his apparent drunkenness. Multiple fans sa...[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]

WTAJSuspect claims self-defense in Indiana, Pa., stabbingWTAE PittsburghIndiana borough police said the stabbing, which Rivera's lawyer claims was an act of self-defense, happened around 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot next to Papa John's Pizza on Oakland Avenue. “All of the sudden I saw a co...[read more]

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NBCNews.comNY man accused of aiding Islamic State, plotting to kill US troopsLos Angeles TimesA New York man who was arrested in May was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday for allegedly trying to aid the terrorist group Islamic State and planning to kill returning U.S. soldiers. Op-Ed. Rela...[read more]

ReutersCiting security threat, Obama expands US role fighting EbolaReutersATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the U.S. role in trying to halt its spread, in...[read more]

SFGateReport: Virginia student disappears walking home from partyDaily DigestHannah Elizabeth Graham, an 18-year-old student at the University of Virginia, disappeared early Saturday walking home from a party, reports. According to WTVR, police said Tuesday that Graham was lost spotte...[read more]

SFGateCops: No past reason to enter remains-filled homeseattlepi.comBLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) — Police responded to several calls in recent years from a home where the remains of three infants were found last week but never had reason to check conditions inside the home, according to police logs rel...[read more]

Christian Science MonitorHow a Kansas ballot dispute could determine control of the US SenateChristian Science MonitorKansas Democrat Chad Taylor asked to have his name taken off the ballot, likely damaging prospects for Sen. Pat Roberts to hold his seat. The Kansas Supreme Court decides the issu...[read more]