Dennis Tyler

Dec 31, 2013 |
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Cranes return to Muncie landscape, New leadership for higher education in 2014 By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - A resurgence of investment and development brought progress to Muncie in 2013  and 2014 promises to bring more with new leadership in higher and public education.
Sep 02, 2013 |
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Free Press Report MUNCIE, IN - Mayor Dennis Tyler recognized working men and women and their families Monday as eastern Indiana labor organizations celebrated Labor Day with a picnic at Mansfield Park. Tyler is doing his part to bring good paying construction jobs to Muncie, as Joe Evans, president of the Indiana East Central Building Trades Council, said. That $54 million apartment,...
May 19, 2013 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, IN  - Keeping the Peace in memory of Jamel Barnes was a huge success Saturday as the Harlem Wizards entertained and played before more than 300 people at Southside High School. Mayor Dennis Tyler took the court as the leader of Mel Beezy as the Wizards ran, jumped and outshot their competitors by an easy score of 74-45. Regardless of the outcome, Tyler said it was a...
May 10, 2013 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, IN - With a new retail center and student housing in the University Village, look for hundreds of more construction jobs to be created as the community could see up to $100 million in investment to bolster local government and schools. "It is a very exciting time in the city," said Mayor Dennis Tyler. The mayor offered that view after Chris Sorrick, a partner with...
Apr 27, 2013 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, IN  - Primary colors of a jigsaw puzzle and the Interlock name stand for education and awareness for Autism support in East Central Indiana. On Saturday, more than 500 people walked, ran, and gathered to support the needs of the autistic and others with neuromuscular disorders. Autism does not get the money or attention that other deadly health conditions like heart...
Dec 01, 2012 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, IN - Look for some job training experts and training programs to be offered to those unemployed and underemployed at free workshop offered by Muncie city government to get people good paying jobs.  It is part of Mayor Dennis Tyler's effort to help train the local workforce and continue to provide work ready applicants to local employers like Sallie Mae and Progress...
Sep 03, 2012 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, IN - A gray sky gave way to working people and the 2012 election on Monday as a Labor Day picnic by the local AFL-CIO unions and their partisan friends showed what Right to Work has done for the local community.  Joe Evans, business agent for Carpenters Local 1016, talked about getting Democrats like Mayor Dennis Tyler elected who can work across the political divide...
Aug 15, 2012 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, IN - Mayor Dennis Tyler took a major step Wednesday making the community more pedestrian and bike friendly by introducing bike lanes in the  downtown.  The ;plan calls for marked bike lanes on the downtown traffic loop of High and Mulberry streets, taking off a lane of traffic and adding about 77 more on street parking spaces. The long range calls for more bike lanes...
Jun 05, 2012 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, IN - The use of security cameras on city buses to discipline and fire drivers has pushed labor management relations at Muncie Transit to the breaking point with members of Muncie City Council and other officials launching an investigation.  The investigation of candid camera supervision spilled over to city council's meeting on Monday with transit officials trading...
Jun 05, 2012 |
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By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, IN - The hallowed ground of the Ball Brothers glass factory has evolved into one of the best plastic packaging makers in the United States. Spartech Packaging Technologies is building a $19 million expansion and adding 32 local jobs at the site. The company showed off its new expansion  Tuesday on the grounds where the first Ball glass jars were made more than a...
Feb 26, 2012 |
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Congressman Mike Pence and Mayor Dennis Tyler parlay on federal funding.

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