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Attorney general wants to cut crime by spreading coalition’s model

By Eddie Drews TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — In an effort to reduce crime across the state, Attorney General Curtis Hill is launching a program to help cities replicate a successful crime-reduction model. Hill is partnering the Indianapolis Ten Point Coalition, a faith-based organization geared toward fighting crime. Members of the coalition take part in peace walks […]

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Students discover career possibilities on Indiana road trip

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Three college students are hitting the road in a bright green RV to interact with businesses across the state in hopes of finding their future. Dengke Wang, Shannon Newerth and Jaedyn Zavala will spend two weeks traveling 829 miles to interview employers and spotlight the state’s industries including health, […]

Commentary: Nah, it couldn’t be that

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Commentary: Nah, it couldn’t be that

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Thank goodness race isn’t the issue. Perhaps the fact that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and major league baseball’s all-time hits leaders Pete Rose have wandered into the national spotlight at the same time is further proof that history is a great teacher. Kaepernick is struggling to […]

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Rokita enters 2018 Senate race to ‘defeat the elite’

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Chants of “Joe must go” filled the air on the Statehouse lawn Wednesday morning when U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita announced his bid for Sen. Joe Donnelly’s hotly contested U.S. Senate seat. “Indiana needs a conservative senator who has our values,” Rokita said. “Indiana needs a senator who votes on […]

Commentary: Whatever happened to shame?

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Commentary: Whatever happened to shame?

By Janet Williams TheStatehouseFile.com  Ever wonder what happened to that quaint old notion of shame? You know what shame is, don’t you? It’s the sensation of embarrassment and humiliation when you recognize that you have done something wrong, that you have offended the sensibilities of honorable people. I began wondering about that notion when former […]