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Racing to a victory: Indy sees tourism spike for 500

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — When the green flag drops at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, there will be 350,000 race fans to witness the 100th running of the Indy 500. For Dillon Kaller, 24, it’s surreal to experience the Indy 500 festivities in person for the first time. Although Kaller is from […]

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Criminals use ransomware to target Hoosiers

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Cybercriminals are using a growing form of hacking to target Hoosiers and gain control of their computers and information. Just recently a not-for-profit healthcare facility fell victim to a ransomware attack, forcing it to transfer patients to a different hospital and reroute emergency responders to another facility. Ransomware attacks usually […]

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Recounts approved in two primary races

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Some Indiana candidates will have to wait a bit longer to learn whether they’ll be on the ballot for this November’s general election. The Indiana State Recount Commission held a hearing Thursday morning to discuss recount petitions that were filed after the Indiana primary on May 3. Under Indiana […]

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A rainy start for the Statehouse Market

By Nicole Hernandez TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Mother nature decide to rain on the Statehouse Market’s opening day as food trucks and market vendors lined up at their temporary location along the Indiana State Museum lawn due to construction on Senate Avenue. The goal of the Statehouse Market is to promote healthier eating habits as well […]

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Several prominent issues head to summer study committees

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Civil rights issues related to gender identity and sexual orientation, Sunday alcohol sales, sexual misconduct in schools, and bettering the roads of Indiana will all high priority topics of discussion in the Indiana Statehouse this summer. The Legislative Council – a group of top lawmakers from both chambers – […]

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Panel begins search for ISTEP alternatives

By Alaa Abdeldaiem TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The road to finding an alternative to the state’s controversial ISTEP test has officially begun. The 23-person panel tasked with finding an alternative to the standardized exam met for the first time Tuesday. The group was asked to propose new testing approaches that will reduce testing time, reduce the […]

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The fight of a lifetime: An inside look into eating disorders

By Ally Marlow TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: A name has been changed to “Jane Doe” in this article to protect the person’s identity. INDIANAPOLIS – “A lot of people call me a fitness freak, or tell me I need a new hobby, but I just smile because they have no clue I am recovering from anorexia.” […]

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Modern Indiana love stories are beautiful, but expensive

By Chelsea Howell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — On November 22, 1956, high school sweethearts by the name of Marvin Sweeney and Valerie Jordan walked down the aisle and made one of the biggest commitments of their young lives to each other. Marvin, a recent Purdue University graduate, was nervous, but excited. For more than four years, […]

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Campaign to curb sex trafficking during Memorial Weekend launches in Indy

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – With less than two weeks until the 100th running of the Indiaapolis 500, the state is taking steps to curb sex trafficking with an effort called Not Buying It. “Indiana’s Not Buying It shares the message that commercial sex is not harmless; it is serious, dangerous and leads to the […]

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Runner’s death influences research and college cross country teams

By Deron Molen TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s Note: Deron Molen was a member of that 2013 Franklin College cross country team and was at the 2013 Sodexo Grizzly Invitational when Jenna collapsed. EDINBURGH, Ind. — Four hundred meters. Only four hundred meters stand between Jenna Parlette and her first collegiate cross country victory. It’s the first race of […]

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