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Crane plays key role in U.S. national security

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly continues to bring defense leaders to see the work being done at the warfare division in Crane, Ind. Monday, the Indiana Democrat hosted Sen. Jack Reed, a Rhode Island Democrat and ranking member of the Senate Armed Service Committee, joined Donnelly as they toured several labs […]

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Last Mile program gives women inmates a second chance

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Indiana inmate Virginia Hooten hopes The Last Mile program will be the doorway to possibilities for a better life. Last year, 24-year old Hooten was sentenced to a term of nine years in the Department of Correction, three of which include probation, after being convicted of dealing drugs. Now, she […]

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Hoosiers commemorate 50th anniversary of King assassination, Kennedy speech

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—For U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights pioneer, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Indianapolis holds 50-year-old memories that have made it difficult for him to return to. Lewis was one of many at the park when Robert F. Kennedy shared the news that Dr. Martin Luther King […]

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Governor expands disaster emergency declaration

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has declared four more counties as disaster areas following the heavy rains that triggered widespread flooding over the past week. In all, 26 counties are included in the disaster emergency declarations he has issued since the flooding started a week ago. The executive order the governor signed Friday […]

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5 times Henry Holcomb’s beard was better than Santa’s

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Who’s got a beard that’s long and white? Must be Santa Claus, right? Yes, Santa has one of the most iconic long, white beards of all time, but there’s a new man in town: First Dog Henry Holcomb. With a hint of grey in his long, white beard, the […]

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Crowdfunding campaign dedicated to food justice

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A crowdfunding campaign sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority will bring a new community space dedicated to food justice and resident empowerment to Indianapolis. “Access to quality, fresh foods is a necessity for communities throughout our state,” Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch said in a statement. The crowdfunding […]

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Produce available to food pantries through Gleaners partnership

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com FRANKLIN – Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana made an extra delivery of apples, potatoes, onions and sweet potatoes to the Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County for Giving Tuesday. “We’re very pleased to kick off a new round of produce distribution in Johnson County,” said John Elliot, president and CEO of […]

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Indiana Dunes heading for a change in name only

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one step closer to being called Indiana Dunes National Park. “Designating the dunes as a national park would give the area the recognition it deserves, attracting more visitors and helping further grow the economy in northwest Indiana,” U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, said in […]

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FFA blue and gold dominates downtown Indy

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The streets of Indianapolis are running blue for the National Future Farmers of America Convention, which started Wednesday and will wrap up on Saturday. “We were given books to get signatures from every state,” said FFA member Tripp Johnson, whose signature blue and gold jacket was emblazoned with his […]

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Lack of reliable internet leaves rural Hoosiers in the dark

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – In southeastern Indiana in the middle of miles of cornfields is a long stretch of road that is home to students, laborers and farmers, but lacks one necessity of the 21st century – access to efficient internet service. “It’s very frustrating not having the internet because it limits what […]

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