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Flags at half-staff after Orlando nightclub shooting

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence called the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida at a gay nightclub a “senseless act of terror.” Pence released a statement Sunday and asked for flags to be flown at half-staff at state facilities to honor the 50 people killed and at least 53 people wounded in the […]

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Pences set to travel to Virginia for son’s Marine Corp graduation

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence are traveling to Virginia for their son Michael’s graduation Wednesday. Michael Pence graduates from The Basic School for United States Marine Corps officers. “Karen and I couldn’t be more proud of our son Michael as he completes his training as an officer […]

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Tony Bennett becomes Florida’s education commissioner

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – After losing his campaign for re-election as Indiana state superintendent of public instruction, Republican Tony Bennett is moving into Florida’s top education post. The state’s Board of Education voted unanimously on Wednesday to hire him as its next education commissioner. Bennett applied for that job after being defeated Nov. 6 […]