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Apr 18, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT BERLIN – Governor Mike Pence concluded his jobs and economic development mission to Germany today by announcing that another German company will locate operations in Indiana. This is the third German company the governor met with this week to choose Indiana for its latest investment.
Apr 18, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT BRAZIL (SPORTS) - The last of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Tickets went on sale this week, with another 199,519 being made available April 15th. Tickets for 54 matches will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. For this last batch being sold, there will be no tickets for ten out of the 64 matches: opening (Brazil vs. Croatia), final and matches 2 (Mexico vs. Cameroon), 8...
Apr 18, 2014 |
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More economic development, new quality of life initiatives await community support By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Mayor Dennis Tyler told the story of surviving the Polar Vortex, bringing $140 million in new investment and offering more people based programs during the annual State of the City address on Thursday. "Improving the quality of life of a community is dependent on the...
Apr 16, 2014 |
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John Dorer pleads innocent, makes bail, plans to return to collect spring taxes By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Delaware County Treasurer John Dorer spent April 15 in jail, accused of mishandling millions in tax dollars, as spring property tax bills are mailed this week. "I am doing good," said Dorer, shackled and dressed in an orange jumpsuit as he awaited a hearing Wednesday in Delaware...
Apr 15, 2014 |
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New documentary by Ball State students reflects native suffering in early American history By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Curtis Zunigha summed up the Lenape story in a few words after watching the documentary, The Lenape on the Wapahani River, on Saturday. Perseverance, said the business manager for the Delaware Indians what gave their name to Delaware County and Muncie. "We are still...
Apr 14, 2014 |
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Spoof Mixing AT&T Commercials and True Detective Getting the Hits FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (ENTERTAINMENT) - Fans of those Beck Bennett AT&T commercials or the True Detective television show that recently ended its first season are getting a kick out of a parody video making the rounds on YouTube. The simple idea - making a parody by replacing Bennett's character with Rust Cohle...
Apr 11, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY (NEWS) - As the country emerges from the great Polar Vortex of 2014, some are looking ahead to the "Greatest Two Minutes in Sports." The 2014 Kentucky Derby will take place at Churchill Downs on May 2 and 3 this year, for a race that's looking to be one that will be remembered. When talking about Kentucky Derby winners, it's always nice to have a story...
Apr 11, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - That big green sign that says Wasson also has a reminder it's a little too cold to plant too much yet. That's what Joanna Manor, greenhouse manager for Wasson Nursery reports, as she surveyed thousands of flowering plants on Friday before the greenhouses open Monday to the public. So how did Muncie's westside greenhouse survive the great winter of 2014...
Apr 11, 2014 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Business and government leaders predicted a strong construction season in 2014, coming off a year of hundreds of new jobs and millions in new investment.  Alison Quirk, chairman of Delaware Advancement Corporation, told a breakfast crowd on Thursday that a real "big, big, big year" awaited the community that spending millions in infrastructure, education...
Apr 08, 2014 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - It took Muncie Community Schools less than an hour to indebted property taxpayers $10 million over the next decade to renovate Central for consolidation and heat and cool other schools. Even the local Tea Party was not really against the borrowing from an Indianapolis bank and handled by Indianapolis attorneys and accountants, given it will not necessarily...
Apr 08, 2014 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Hurley Goodall lived when Muncie was segregated and broke that barrier, blazing the trail for other African Americans in  Muncie and Indiana. His time as a firefighter, school board member, lawmaker and community leader was recognized this week by Mayor Dennis Tyler, state lawmakers and members of Muncie City Council. When asked for a few words by someone...

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