The Indiana Debate Commission is offering 262 free tickets for the first of its three U.S. Senate debates, which is scheduled at the downtown campus of IUPUI on Monday, October 11.
The Association of Indiana Counties’ (AIC) has awarded Allen County the 2010 County Achievement Award.
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“We are confident that we will be able to locate a buyer or buyers who will put this historic campus to its highest and best use.”
"We wanted to do something to inspire people to move around more by offering convenient trails that they may already be walking on a daily basis," explained Kirsta Solberg, director of Indiana Tech's Wellness Center.
“It is great to see that the national spotlight continues to shine on community colleges. It is more and more apparent that community colleges across the country will play the critical role in transforming our workforce today and well into the future.”
A baby from the Orland area is one of three finalists in the Babytalk and Good Morning America Digital Cover Contest. The vote ends at 11:59 p.m. today, Sept. 29.
"I encourage all veterans needing employment to participate in this year's Veteran Career Transition Fair at Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast. Your skill set and experience in the military is invaluable to today's employers," Sen. Richard Lugar said.
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"We admire Taylor's commitment and dedication to this project and are thrilled to be a part of making her dream of having a Boundless Playground in Fort Wayne a reality."
The Paula Hughes for Mayor campaign issued this statement today:
Indiana University issued this news release today:
"Two medical ethicists nurtured by the mission of Manchester College plan to give 90 percent of their estate to the northern Indiana school."
A joint promotion between the Embassy Theatre and Lutheran Social Services will bring best-selling author and host of "A Prairie Home Companion," Garrison Keillor, to Fort Wayne.
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While burning permits are not required in Allen County, there are procedures and limitations for burning yard trimmings, leaves and brush.
“These communities sustained extensive damage during flooding in 2008, and completing these projects will prevent a similar setback in the future,” said Lt. Governor Becky Skillman.
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“We have decided to move the dates of the Outlet Sale away from other conflicting Vera Bradley events.”
“From his days as a youth, Major General Alfred Ahner devoted his life to making sure Hoosiers enjoy the freedoms they do today. He was a leader, patriot, and a humanitarian, and Indiana will always revere his memory,” said Gov. Mitch Daniels.
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“This is truly a community event – an act of love from the community for our fellow friends and neighbors."
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"Coming into our schools, reading to students, serving as mentors and showing the children that somebody cares about their success is more powerful than most people know.”
The Indiana Department of Education has released the names of students from across the state who have been recognized as semifinalists in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program.
The U.S. Senate candidates have agreed to participate in three televised debates in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Vincennes.
“Northeast Indiana offers first class education and training opportunities as well as hundreds of companies looking for qualified talent in STEM-related fields; our goal is to make sure people know what’s out there and available to them.”
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“We’re pleased to have completed acquisition of all the land bordering Fox Island County Park at Eagle Marsh,” Betsy Yankowiak said.
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“With the voter registration deadline only two weeks away, we must continue to communicate with Hoosiers about the impending deadline and the latest ways they can easily register to vote, such as through the new online portal at”
By placing prerecorded robo-calls to Hoosier consumers who had joined the Do Not Call list, an Indianapolis telephone solicitor violated multiple telephone privacy laws, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said.
"DART is often the service called for those who have no other means or no other funds."
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"He compiled a highly decorated military career, during which he was tested in one of the most sensitive and challenging assignments imaginable,” the governor said.
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health is now offering free flu vaccine for children and teens at its Medical Annex.
"I’m confident Apangea will help our students gain confidence and proficiency in the important math skills outlined in Indiana’s academic standards — using 21st century technology.”
“I commend Congressman Buyer for his years of tireless service, not only to the people of Indiana’s 4th Congressional District, but for his 30 years in the United States Army Reserves serving all Americans."
“Every Hoosier has at least 30 elected officials serving them in some public capacity throughout all levels of government. This tool compiles this information into one place."
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"Already this year, 19 bats have tested positive for rabies in Indiana, including two in Allen County."
“The state legislature has tried for decades to fix our property tax system, but the tax has always grown back. Hoosiers finally have the opportunity to make sure it doesn’t happen again.”
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"The finest restrooms in America are in the Fountain on Locust in St. Louis, Mo."
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Tasks will include setting up the materials for challenges and validating challenge times as they are completed by the forty teams registered for the event.
“We will benefit immensely from this expansion and will have the capability to focus on EPA Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology at a much higher output level,” said Eduardo Vultorius, chief executive officer for VOSS Automotive.
More than 200 tickets have become available for stand-by patrons wishing to attend the Omnibus Lecture with Sean Astin at 7:30 p.m., today in the Rhinehart Music Center at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne.
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Additional flights to and from Fort Wayne are available for purchase now and will be offered Dec. 21 through Jan. 4.
Contract packager K-CoPACK LLC today announced it will locate a new bottling facility here, creating up to 35 jobs by 2013.
Statement issued shortly before 3:30 p.m. Monday:
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More minority students are taking the exams than ever before, and Indiana leads the nation in AP participation growth. By comparison, the report shows student scores remained relatively flat.
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State health officials are identifying two respiratory illnesses as being of particular concern: influenza (flu) and pertussis (whooping cough).
Due to an outbreak of chickenpox) at the Zionsville Community High School, State Health Commissioner Gregory Larkin, M.D. has issued an order to exclude students who are not fully vaccinated against varicella from Zionsville Community High School on Monday.
Any business found to be in violation of the ordinance will be subject to a civil fine of up to $2,500 for each instance.
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It was announced at a news conference today (Sept. 9, 2010) that Ringwald will be the luncheon keynote speaker at Tapestry – A Day for Women, Friday, April 29, 2011, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
Update: Crews will remain on scene to control any spot fires. This fire has been cleared as accidental.
“I might go weeks without playing the lottery. I don’t know, I just decided to buy it,” she said.
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“For several years now we’ve looked at 1,000 traditional students and 5,000 total students as important benchmarks,” said President Arthur E. Snyder, “We’ve enjoyed tremendous growth over the past five years or so to reach those goals.”
“We are seeing a trend in increased marijuana use,” said Ruth Gassman, director of the IPRC, which is part of IU's School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) has announced several changes to its energy assistance program (EAP), which runs from Oct. 5 to May 13.
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Motorists are reminded to be ever cautious when approaching a hillcrest or curve as farm implements require additional roadway space, so be prepared to slow down, pull to the side of the road or even to stop.
Another round of mosquito spraying to curb the spread of West Nile virus will take place Wednesday.
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"The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority (FWACAA) has received Federal funding for the Runway 5/23 Rehabilitation project at Smith Field Airport (SMD)."
A panel of area experts will address the issue of hunger in our region and along with public input, will explore possible solutions.
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The Bultemeier family joins more than 4,500 Hoosier Homestead farms.
Following in the wake of a critically acclaimed tour with fellow American Idol alum, Ruben Studdard, Clay Aiken is hitting the road once again. Fort Wayne is among his stops.
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"Even after this economic crisis, our markets remain the most dynamic in the world. Our workers are still the most productive. We remain the global leader in innovation, in discovery, in entrepreneurship."
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Any business found to be in violation of the ordinance will be subject to a civil fine of up to $2,500 for each instance.
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Michelle "White was selected as Teacher of the Year because of her ability to find connections to students and reach out to them at a time when many students are challenged by their changing lives."
Health officials say the current egg recall affecting Indiana and 13 other states has no impact on flu shots.
More than 10,000 law enforcement agencies are participating in the nationwide DWI crackdown with nearly 2,400 involved from the Midwest.
"To help families avoid a depressing and expensive holiday traffic ticket experience, the NMA has identified two cities in each state and province using data directly from the National Speed Trap Exchange."
“While we are still determined to show Navistar that Fort Wayne is a place where the company can build for the future, we are more determined than ever to retain Navistar’s highly skilled employees,” Mayor Tom Henry said.
“These Distinguished Principals are improving academic achievement in high-poverty schools, proving once again Indiana’s students will meet or exceed the high expectations we set for them."
"This semester alone, the university has attracted more than 2,400 students from outside of northeast Indiana, many of whom will stay to help develop the regional economy.”
"The award recognizes Ivy Tech for its close working relationship in providing a broad course selection to students seeking certifications in manufacturing and service industries across the entire supply chain."
"On September 1, 2010 the Steuben County Prosecutor, Thomas Wilson, filed one count of Official Misconduct, a Class “D” Felony and two counts of Battery, both Class “B” Misdemeanors, against Michael D. Mosier, 28."
The first programming, part of the “Family Matters: Choosing to Represent Yourself in Court” series will begin airing on Thursday, September 2 on Indiana public television stations.
“Our ten finalists are committed to delivering innovative classroom instruction and driving student growth. Their achievements serve as best practice examples for teachers across the state.”
Huntington University has launched a $21 million capital campaign to renovate Becker Hall; to build a new Studio Art Center; to expand the Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation (MCPER); and to grow the University Fund and endowment.
Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast recently appointed two new deans to the Schools of Business and Nursing beginning this 2010–11 academic year.