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Torch relay app lets users track journey

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay begins in less than two weeks and thanks to a new mobile app Hoosiers can track the torch’s location. App users can get up-to-the-second information via a GPS device that has been built into the torch. The torch also includes an HD camera that will […]

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Purdue University engineers high-tech torch for bicentennial relay

By Alysia Funderburg TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Students and faculty at Purdue University are fashioning a torch for a relay in celebration of the bicentennial with a focus on state of Indiana. “We’re taking that to quite an extent,” said Dr. Timothee Pourpoint, associate professor of Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering. “The shape of the torch is […]

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Bicentennial Torch Relay: Around Indiana in 92 days

By Alysia Funderburg TheStatehouseFile.com                                                               INDIANAPOLIS – The Bicentennial Torch Relay will travel through 92 counties in 92 days. In celebration of Indiana’s bicentennial, Gov. Mike Pence, Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and many others have come together to construct a relay that will be fashioned after the Olympic torch relay. “Preserving Indiana history is instructive to […]