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Navy drops anchor in Indianapolis

By Cameron Mattern TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — The U.S. Navy has come ashore to the Circle City this week, launching a week-long series of events aimed to educate Hoosiers about its mission. “Navy Week is an opportunity for us to bring sailors and our assets to the heartland of America,” said Capt. Tom Adkins, commanding officer […]

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New crisis intervention team could be example for Indiana law enforcement

By Abrahm Hurt  TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metro Police Department is launching a pilot program, designed to help assess the mental or behavioral state of individuals in a crisis, that could serve as a model for other communities across the state. A team, including a police officer, a paramedic and a clinician, will work to de-escalate situations […]

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New plan to aid laid off Carrier workers

By Abrahm Hurt  TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Laid off Carrier workers will soon have access to financial support and more opportunities to be hired under a new plan unveiled Wednesday. “By utilizing the $1.2 million dollars in tax incentives that were returned to the city from Carrier and their parent company, United Technologies, this approach will both help […]

Commentary: When leaders stay close to home

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Commentary: When leaders stay close to home

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The other day, while I was driving my son to baseball practice, I saw the mayor of Indianapolis walk out to check his mailbox. It was a pleasant day, so Joe Hogsett was dressed in a T-shirt and shorts. Maybe he’d been mowing the lawn before he grabbed the […]

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Indianapolis mayor, first graders celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday

By Zoie Richey TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Mayor Joe Hogsett immersed himself in the world of Dr. Seuss as he read one of Seuss’ famous books and shared actual green eggs and ham with a first grade class Monday. Global Preparatory Academy celebrated Dr. Seuss’ 113th birthday with Hogsett as he went to multiple classrooms and […]


Video: Hogsett encourages first graders to read

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Community providers trained on overdose reversal medication

By Lucas Lloyd TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Members of the community made their way to the Indianapolis Police Department for a training day on how to administer Narcan, a medication that counteracts the effects of an overdose from opioids such as Oxycontin or heroin. The rise in overdoses over the past several years has prompted officials […]

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Indianapolis neighborhoods targeted for redevelopment projects

By James Polston TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS ­— Mayor Joe Hogsett and other community leaders revealed a new incentive Tuesday that targets redeveloping at-risk Indianapolis communities with the hope of changing lives. The federal government has awarded Indianapolis $55 million in New Markets Tax Credits. Hogsett said the money will be used to spur job growth and […]

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New Cummins building design focuses on future

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Cummins Inc. has opened a new distribution business headquarters on East Market Street committed to architecture and the revitalization of the east side of downtown Indianapolis. Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett spoke and participated in the ribbon cutting of the new $30 million building Thursday. “Today […]

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Business leaders join the push for statewide pre-K

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The business community is joining the push to expand high-quality pre-K in Indiana. Eli Lilly, Cummins, PNC and other business are forming a coalition with United Way of Central Indiana to work with lawmakers during the 2017 legislative session. “It is our strong belief that high quality early childhood […]

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