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Hancock County workers to pay higher income taxes

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – The Hancock County income tax rate will go up to 1.65 percent on Tuesday under action taken by county officials. The current rate is 1.55 percent. The increase means a worker with taxable income of $50,000 will pay $50 more annually. The county’s rate is the only one […]

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License branches will open longer for Election Day

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – The Bureau of Motor Vehicles will extend hours for state license branches on Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 to issue state identity cards and driver’s licenses to those who may need them to vote on Election Day. Full service license branches will be open from 8:30 a.m. to […]

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Three state parks to close for goose hunts

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Ouabache, Shakamak, and Whitewater Memorial state parks will be closed Nov. 28-29 for controlled Canada goose hunts that are meant to control their populations. Officials a the Department of Natural Resources say large amounts of goose waste at park beaches, picnic areas and in bank-fishing locations have raised […]

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Most state parks to close for deer reductions

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Twenty-one state parks in Indiana will close temporarily in the coming weeks for two rounds of hunts that are meant to control the population of deer. The first reduction is Nov. 14-15, with a second round Nov. 28-29. The participating parks will close to the general public the […]

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New online tool kit could help prevent ID theft

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New online tool kit could help prevent ID theft

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers can take steps to protect against identify theft with a new tool kit posted online by Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller. The site – www.indianaconsumer.com/idtheft – can also help victims of identity theft restore their reputations. “Identity theft is a real crime with serious costs for victims […]

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Meetings planned for rivers initiative

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s Healthy Rivers Initiative will host two November open houses for the public to ask questions about the state’s largest land conservation effort and learn about its progress. The open houses will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dates and locations are: • Nov. 14, Austin Fire […]

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Hoosiers can turn in unneeded prescriptions Saturday

Staff report The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers can get rid of their unwanted and expired medications Saturday at more than 80 locations across Indiana as part of the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Turn-in sites will operate from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and site locations are available at www.dea.gov or by calling (800) […]

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Daniels to play a character from The Addams Family for Halloween

Staff report The Statehouse File Gov. Mitch Daniels and first lady Cheri Daniels will dress up as characters from The Addams Family for Halloween and greet trick-or-treaters at the governor’s residence from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. This is the seventh year Daniels will pass out treats. This year’s candy will be provided by […]

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State makes energy improvements in 20,000 Hoosier homes

By Lesley Weidenbener Indiana Stateline INDIANAPOLIS – The state has weatherized 20,000 homes using federal stimulus funding – a goal it reached five months earlier than projected – and has money left over for as many as 3,000 more projects. Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman made the announcement Wednesday at the Indianapolis home of Steven Foster, […]

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Indiana seeks state park interns

The state is looking for volunteers for a new state park internship that will include on-site housing, a living allowance and an education stipend.

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