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Photo gallery: Democrats for fashion

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Youngest Indiana delegate sees the convention as a dream come true

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com PHILADELPHIA — At the age of 14, Krishna Pathak knew he would visit the Democratic National Convention one day. And he was right. But the Indiana University sophomore, now 18, never dreamed he would be Indiana’s youngest delegate at the 2016 convention. “I think it’s great,” Pathak said. “I don’t leave Indiana […]

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Pence’s sister-in-law attending convention as an Indiana delegate

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com CLEVELAND ­­— Indiana delegate Denise Pence has been looking forward to the Republican National Convention since January when she applied to become a delegate. Last week, however, her excitement grew immensely when she learned her brother-in-law, Gov. Mike Pence, was named as the vice presidential candidate. “He is an honest, sincere […]

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The American dream: From El Salvador to central Indiana

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – As the country celebrates its independence and our freedoms, one American, Evelyn Cruz is especially thankful for her citizenship. Cruz, originally from El Salvador, has been an American citizen for less than a month. After living 26 years in the United States she took her Naturalization Oath on June […]

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Get to know one of America’s youngest mayors: South Bend’s Pete Buttigieg

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Pete Buttigieg, 34, has done it all, but as the young mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Buttigieg continues to work toward one goal before the end of his term: achieving success. In an interview, Buttigieg gives all the details of what his time as a two-term mayor has entailed, […]

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Strawberry Festival on the circle supports local charities

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — On Thursday, Hoosiers flocked to Monument Circle for Christ Church Cathedral’s 51st Annual Strawberry Festival. “We like to come every year and just to get the kids out. It’s a nice day finally,” said Erica Culton. “Just to get them some good strawberries and fellowship with everyone out here.” The […]

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Bicentennial literary map honors Indiana writers

By Gary Qi TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Many Hoosier writers have put Indiana on the map, so maybe it’s only fair that the Indiana State Library has decided to return the favor. The Indiana Literary map was created by Indiana State Library in partnership with several literary organizations to feature outstanding writers in the history of […]

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Hogsett remembers Robert Kennedy assassination on 48th anniversary

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The sound of singing birds paired with the shouts of children on the playground made Monday remarkable for Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett. “It’s profoundly significant because, with the kids close by, I remember I was 12 years old on this day in 1968,” Hogsett said. The sun glistened on […]

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Senior citizens given high award for volunteer work

By Jackson Hughes TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — On Friday, 20 recipients, all age 65 or older, were honored for their volunteer work in their community with the 2016 Golden Hoosier Award. “I’m honored to receive the award, but I really just like to help people,” award winner Mary Brooks said. The award, which began in 2008, […]

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Flags ordered to half-staff for Memorial Day

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Flags will fly at half-staff Monday in honor of Memorial Day. Gov. Mike Pence Friday ordered flags at state facilities across Indiana to fly their flags at half-staff from sunrise until noon on Monday, May 30. According to a press release from the governor’s office, Pence also has asked businesses and […]

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