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Fifth Indy Do Day kicks off with high hopes of volunteer turnout

By James Polston TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Rotary Club of Indianapolis used the backdrop of Gleaners Food Bank Tuesday to kick off its annual campaign to get people to engage in volunteer activities to improve their communities. Indy Do Day, launched in 2013, is a three-day community service initiative with groups doing projects across Indianapolis. […]

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FCC unveils new rules for building faster internet connections

By Dionte Coleman TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Connecting to the internet once meant plugging into the landline at home and waiting for a screeching modem to make the connection while today access to the web comes in a wireless device that can fit in the palm of one’s hand. As internet access becomes a necessity for everyday life […]

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Historical Society exhibit chronicles Latino experience in Indiana

By Dionte Coleman TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—A photograph hanging on the wall at the Indiana Historical Society showing a Latino man with two women has a special meaning for Nicole Martinez-Legrand. That photo, part of the historical society’s latest exhibit on Latino Experiences in Indiana, is of her family members who settled in Indiana in the early […]

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Renovations on the horizon after 5 percent slip in state fair attendance

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—While a record number of people in a single day attended this year’s Indiana State Fair, officials reported fewer total attendees than in years past. A press release circulated by fair officials reported that this summer’s 17-day, circus-themed festival — “Step Right Up! to the Greatest 17 Days of Summer” — […]

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Farming experts try to educate public, stay afloat in trade war

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The soybean has become a de facto symbol of the Indiana farmer.   Shuttles carrying families from the south to the north venues of the Indiana State Fair, a hub for state agriculturalists, are emblazoned with signs that read “powered by soy diesel.” Near the Indiana Soybean Alliance’s Glass […]

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Metal detectors, Big Top Circus greet visitors at the Indiana State Fair

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—For Charlie Ogborn and his daughter, Hailey, the start of the 2018 Indiana State Fair was daddy-daughter day. Ogborn and his daughter were among the first through the new security metal detectors Friday morning as the state’s annual homage to all things agriculture kicked off. “We want to see the circus, the […]

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State fair opens with a salute to Indiana’s circus history

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Take a trip to the Big Top Circus as Indiana’s annual summer celebration of all things agriculture salutes the state’s circus history. The 2018 Indiana State Fair opens Friday at the state fairgrounds and runs through Aug. 19. In addition to the usual agriculture exhibits, deep-friend foods and state pride, the […]

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Eiteljorg’s Indian Market and Festival draws artists from across U.S. and Canada

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—More than 100 Native American artists from the 50 tribes in the United States and Canada will gather at the Eiteljorg Museum this Saturday and Sunday to showcase their art work at the annual Indian Market and Festival.  “Visitors tell us that the Indian Market and Festival broaden their cultural horizons […]

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Eiteljorg nods to Western film in new exhibit

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Take a walk through the world of Hollywood’s wild west in the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art’s limited-time exhibit, “The Reel West.” Visitors can walk along a trail of Hollywood stars paying tribute to famous Western film and TV actors and see props and costumes belonging […]

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Therapy dogs lend a paw to those in need

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com BROOKVILLE, Ind.— Transforming your backyard into a dog rescue may seem farfetched to some, but for Dr. Michelle Roberts-Schneider it was another step to ensure her rescue animals enjoy a happy life and a second chance that includes helping others. “We’ve always taken in the dogs nobody else wants, or the […]

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