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"His passion and dedication over the years is unrivaled."
"Indiana Conservation Officers on Tuesday took possession of four tigers, plus a lion, bobcat and mountain lion that were housed at a licensed facility in White County, pending an administrative review of alleged violations of state laws."
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of an organization that has already achieved great success in the past two years."
Johnson Lake, a 17-acre natural lake north of Hamilton, still contains plenty of healthy bass, including many large ones, according to DNR fisheries biologists.
Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force and federal civilian agencies."
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"City Utilities wants residents to know that opening fire hydrants can be extremely dangerous."
“In these dry conditions fires can ignite and spread very quickly."
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When temperatures reach 90 degrees (Fahrenheit) or greater, health officials caution that overexposure to the heat can be a concern."
"Campers are encouraged to buy firewood close to where they will burn it, and to burn it completely before leaving."
From a written report received from the Fremont Police Department Friday morning: At approximately 9:04PM units were dispatched to the area of Ray Road at the Fremont Town Limits for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries.
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Several Indiana state parks and state recreation areas will host viewing programs for the once-in-a-lifetime Venus transit on June 5.
"All reservable campgrounds and cabins at Indiana’s state parks, reservoirs and recreation areas are booked to capacity and ready for Memorial Day weekend."
"During the Click It or Ticket mobilization nearly 2,600 law enforcement agencies in the Midwest will be joining police departments throughout the nation in an effort that features extensive nighttime safety belt enforcement, a time when fatalities of unbuckled motorists spike."
“Go alone to a quiet, secret spot, explore new waters with your family, or take a kid to a local fishing derby or city park pond."
Courtesy LRWP | Lyle McDermott
"Volunteer naturalists stationed near the registration area will tell participants about the wildlife, plants and habitats they may see along the preserve’s nature trails."
"Through innovative designs specifically crafted to accommodate bicycle parking, Sculpture with Purpose encourages the benefits of cycling while enriching the streets with art for everyone to enjoy."
"In its decision, the IURC determined that certain topics, such as customer notification and dispute resolution, should be further addressed through a formal rulemaking."
From a report received Wednesday morning from the Indiana State Police: The Indiana State Police is investigating an early morning crash that occurred after a man from Steuben County led Kendallville Police on a chase into the town of Avilla in eastern Noble County.
“I am honored and humbled that my friend, an outstanding Hoosier, has agreed to join me in this race – a race where we’re focused on growing good-paying jobs and boosting Indiana’s economy."
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"With a few exceptions, a person catching black bass (smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass) from a river or stream may keep only those fish that are under 12 inches or over 15 inches long."
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"Approximately 80 IDOC employees will be laid off with the facility’s closure, although all will be able to apply for vacancies at other IDOC facilities."
"We won’t know the full extent of the work until we are able to fully assess the situation and agree to a safe and complete plan of action."
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“We are concerned that these regulations, if not overturned, would force Our Sunday Visitor to provide such coverage even when the Catholic Church has consistently taught that they are wrong and a violation of Church teaching."
“She will be a tremendous asset as we work to bring more jobs to Indiana.”
Aqua Indiana issued this news release today:
Fort Wayne City Utilities issued this news release today:
The Warsaw Police Department issued this news release today:
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development issued this news release today:
The U.S. Postal Service issued this news release today:
From a report received Wednesday morning: The Monroe County Sheriff is investigating the disappearance of an adult from Bloomington, Indiana.
The city of Fort Wayne issued this news release today:
Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation issued this statement today:
Attorney General Greg Zoeller issued this news release today:
From a written report received Tuesday morning: Despite reports to the contrary, tickets ARE still available for today’s game, it is not sold out. Today’s Fort Wayne TinCaps game is scheduled for an 11:05AM first pitch.
From a written release received Tuesday morning from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation: Eight sites in northeast Indiana earned the title of 'shovel ready' today, paving the way for businesses to quickly locate new operations on property ready for development.
“Price-fixing to eliminate competition is a lose-lose situation for consumers and the market."
"Hoosier families now have a digital tool to help assess child care facilities for quality, safety and other benchmarks, and to take a 'virtual tour' of select facilities."
"WFWA PBS39, Fort Wayne has announced the regional winners of the 2012 PBS Kids GO! Young Writers Contest."
"The consolidation is expected to be completed by the end of September 2012."
Work is now scheduled to begin late Wednesday on a water main break near the intersection of Lafayette Street and Rudisill Boulevard.
"At the May 8 training session, organizers will talk about how the City plans to talk about what role realtors and landlords can play in the initiative."
“I love the fact that Fort Wayne offers all four seasons and all types of weather.”
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Federated Media announced today that effective immediately, Pat Miller is stepping back from his full-time position as Afternoon Drive Host on News Talk 1190 WOWO, now on 92.3 FM.
From an Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Law Enforcement written report: Indiana Conservation Officer Todd Lang is investigating a boat accident that occurred on Fish Lake in Steuben County.
From an Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Law Enforcement written report: Indiana Conservation Officer Corporal Erick Bolt is investigating an ATV accident that occurred in Whitley County late Friday night.
“We need to think about the future of this community and how we can support our local entrepreneurs."
"Ending a nationwide search, Manchester College is turning to Executive Vice President Dave McFadden as its new dean for the School of Pharmacy."
"They expect the event to serve hundreds of households and reclaim thousands of pounds of waste."
“Fortunately, this find occurred outside of the native range of hemlock trees in Indiana, which greatly increases our chances of preventing spread to them."
"Because of their leadership in the area of community and ministry service, two students have been recognized this year with the PACE Servant Leadership Award."
"Elementary students from Oak Farm Montessori will end a year-long, reciprocal art project with students in Uganda by holding a fundraiser for HALO Foundation."
"The University of Saint Francis will offer a new online option for its Master of Healthcare Administration degree in the fall semester."
"The gift of $200,000 a year for five years was announced by Norman Beck, executive director of the George & Frances Ball Foundation, at the Campaign Kick Off at the downtown Fisher Campus."
Indiana was ranked as the best place to do business in the Midwest and the fifth best nationwide in a survey of more than 500 chief executives by Chief Executive magazine.
The National Football League issued this news release today:
"IPFW becomes only the second school in the United States to be granted membership in LHSW."
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"The project will begin with various lane closures as the contractor, Hipskind Concrete Inc., replaces deteriorated concrete pavement."
Courtesay Faegre Baker Daniels
“After two incidents, we are extremely concerned with these developments and the safety and security of our professionals and staff. We are implementing further security measures to provide added protection for our people."
"Heeding calls for a “strong conservative” to challenge Rep. Bob Morris in the general election, Fort Wayne attorney Michael Barranda on Tuesday May 1 announced the formation of an exploratory committee to consider an Independent run at the 84th House District seat."
"Recent reports of customers approaching downed power lines call for a reminder to the public that doing so carries a significant risk to safety."
"The Talent Initiative, in partnership with the Buck Institute for Education (BIE), recently announced the winners of its 2012 Best Project Contest by surprising each teacher, or team of teachers, at their school with an award of $1,500."
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“Distracted driving is dangerous no matter what level of experience you have behind the wheel."
"Payments must be in our office or postmarked by May 10, 2012 to avoid penalty."
“The new machine and added workforce will put us in a better position to meet the ever increasing demand for product excellence.”