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"The Board of Regents is expected to vote on McKinney’s candidacy at a future meeting."
From a written statement received Friday morning from the Indiana State Police.
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“Instilling a love and curiosity for science, technology, engineering and math in our children will pay huge dividends in their future."
“The collaborative work of regional leaders through the Regional Partnership is critical to growing the economy of Northeast Indiana."
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" 'Rescuing” an injured or apparently abandoned baby wild animal may do the opposite of what you seek to accomplish, and break the law."
"The American Heart Association today recognized 30 Indiana companies as Fit-Friendly Companies for promoting physical activity and health in the workplace."
Kekionga Middle School student Ibrahim Dahab won the Fort Wayne Community Schools 2012 Middle School Persuasive Speech Contest with a speech on “Nuclear Power in Iran.”
Norfolk Southern issued this news release this afternoon about the train derailment near Ligonier:
The Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region of American Red Cross Blood Services issued this news release today:
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“Berne Hi-Way Hatchery & Midwest Poultry Services are wonderful compassionate corporate partners.”
"A fire has been reported at the derailment site, and we are working with local emergency responders to contain it."
"Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced plans today to locate a new fulfillment center in Jeffersonville, Indiana, creating up to 1,050 new jobs by 2015 and approximately $150 million in investment in the state."
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“It's simple: you can't be healthy if your home is sick."
"Debuting in the fall 2012 semester, the new majors will include Exercise Science, Facility and Event Management, Sport Marketing, Sport Media and Sport Psychology."
The company also reached a settlement today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for $5.4 million, the Justice Department said.
"Cathy Serrano has been hired to fill the Executive Director's position at the Fort Wayne Metropolitan Human Relations Commission."
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"If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon."
"Governor Mitch Daniels has appointed a longtime Indiana State Police laboratory commander as the director of the Indiana Department of Toxicology."
The Fort Wayne Police Department issued this news release today:
"This year’s façade grant awardees will receive $218,500 in city funding and have pledged to contribute about $415,446 in private investment to make improvements on their properties."
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority issued this news release today:
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“We are making a difference in the fight against cancer, one daffodil at a time."
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"He is well-known for his administrative and classroom expertise and was selected by the award committee for his work outside the classroom 'encouraging the next generation of Father Toms.' "
"DNR’s Division of Forestry has awarded $245,000 in federal funds to 21 cities, towns, and non-profits throughout the state for urban forestry projects that will improve air and water quality."
“There is still time to help the over 600 children waiting for a Big Brother or Big Sister of their own by making a donation to Bowl For Kids’ Sake."
"Dr. LaSalle will serve as medical director of Integrative Medicine and the Parkview Women’s Health Center."
Governor Mitch Daniels will conduct formal bill signing ceremonies for these bills today at 11 a.m. in his office:
"I thank Governor Daniels for placing his trust in me to serve as Indiana’s Secretary of State."
"As camping season approaches, visitors to DNR properties should prepare for the new DNR firewood rule that takes effect Saturday (March 17)."
"She is a talented and capable leader respected by members of both parties."
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McMillen, Shoaff and Foster Park Golf Courses have opened.
“The Indiana Family Helpline is there for Hoosiers with questions or issues on anything from pregnancy health care, to minority health services, emergency shelters, support groups, dental care services, substance abuse programs and many other services."
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The April 21 event will raise funds to replace school instruments, add to the band scholarship endowment and help support children through Lutheran World Relief.
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March 18-24 is “Severe Weather Preparedness Week” in Allen County.
Written report received Friday morning: Emergeny units are on scene of an automobile accident at US 24 and West County Line Road.
"The move to 92.3 FM will re-introduce WOWO to listeners that have migrated over the years to FM and also open WOWO’s brand to new and younger audience.”
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"With the early onset of warmer weather, motorists may not be accustomed to the increased motorcycle traffic on our roadways."
"It is my hope that Gov. Daniels will appoint a Secretary of State who will restore integrity to a tarnished office and who will work with both parties to make sure our election laws are properly administered so that all eligible Hoosiers can cast their ballots."
"Indiana Lt. Governor Becky Skillman today announced the 11 winners of her sixth annual Celebration of Hoosier Women Artists competition."
“It’s unfortunate that instead of having someone in that office who stood before Indiana voters for an election, Hoosiers are going to have a Secretary of State appointed by Gov. Mitch Daniels."
“It is a far cry from the judicial activism used to try and overturn an election at the behest of Chairman Dan Parker and the Indiana Democratic Party."
"Now that the duty to select a new Secretary of State is certain, we’ll do so with promptness.”
"It’s unfortunate that we can’t have Davy Jones, but reassuring to know one of his friends will perform in his place."
Written report received Wednesday morning: The Fort Wayne District of the Indiana State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Whitley County during the late evening hours on Friday, March 16th and continuing into the early morning hours of Saturday, March 17th.
Written report received Wednesday morning: South Bend, IN -The Indiana State Police Toll Road Post is investigating a vehicle crash involving two semi-tractor trailers that occurred early yesterday morning on the Toll Road at the 69 mile marker, on the westbound side.
Trooper Mike Carroll, who was off duty at the time, saved the life of a Wolcottville woman who was trapped in her burning van after it had crashed into a utility pole in LaGrange County.
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"The Heart of America Foundation announces Alison Mansfield, a junior at Homestead High School, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, as the 2011 national recipient of The Christopher Reeve Award."
“We’re delighted that Allegiant has chosen to offer this seasonal, non-stop service to our passengers again this summer."
The westbound side has one lane open at the 69-mile marker and will remain that way until about 2 p.m.
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"The sheepnose occurs in 25 streams, down from 76, a 67 percent decline."
"OVER 100 CITIES AND TOWNS have signed on to join the Nationwide Rally for Religious Freedom – including FORT WAYNE!"
"Bernardo Quintana, an engineer and business leader, will deliver the keynote address at Indiana Tech's 2012 Commencement on May 19."
"The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, during the first quarter, granted a total of $1,687,694 in new awards to nonprofit agencies in Allen County."
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"As passed, this legislation represents the weakest smoking law in the Midwest, and one of the worst in the nation."
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The 58th Annual Journal Gazette Area Spelling Bee begins at 10 a.m. at IPFW's Rhinehart Music Center in the recital hall.
“We seek to establish one of the best and most student-centered higher education systems in the nation, so Indiana graduates are prepared for the future.”
"The Allen County Sheriff's Department is seeking information in locating a Fort Wayne woman wanted by federal authorities on drug charges."
"The fourth annual Formula for Life, a University of Saint Francis 5k run/walk and silent auction, will take off on Sunday, April 15 beginning at 1 p.m. at Hutzell Athletic Center."
From a written report received Friday morning from the Fort Wayne Fire Department:
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"Although the road will re-open to traffic in late August, the project will not be completed until late October."
“Richard Mourdock is committed to protecting our Second Amendment freedoms and hunting heritage."
St. Vincent Health issued this statement today:
Gov. Mitch Daniels issued this statement today:
"As the time change approaches on Sunday 03-11-2012 the Angola Fire Dept. wants to remind residents to make another change that could save their lives – changing the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors."
Final autopsy results offer official cause of death.
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National Historic Landmarks are nationally significant historic places that possess exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States.
"Students who complete the associate degree in HIT will have the specific skills required to support and use information-related technologies in the delivery of health care."
The Grammy-winning Christian rock band will perform as part of Spring Fling Week at the University of Saint Francis.
The $50,000 donation will go toward the building of the new Ronald McDonald House inside the Parkview Regional Medical Center on the north side of Fort Wayne.
“Supreme has chosen Indiana as its expansion site due to the labor force, its strong heritage in specialty vehicles and the continued support from the state."
"The Indiana State Police and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security caution Hoosiers to know who they are donating money to before making a cash donation."
More than 2,000 people from throughout the United States are scheduled to attend.
“The bi-fuel Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra provide customers with choices in advanced propulsion technology, and because CNG is a clean-burning, domestically produced fuel, it has wide appeal."
Gov. Mitch Daniels issued this statement tonight:
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"Officials believe there could be as many as 50 yet to be removed."
“All parts of Indiana should remain aware of changing weather conditions."
"Officials with the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health are urging parents to check their children’s immunization status in light of the recent measles outbreak in Indiana."