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Jul 30, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT MARION, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Ivy Tech Community College has selected Alex Huskey as Marion campus president, effective August 25, 2014. Huskey most recently served as chairman for the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission in Indianapolis.  
Jul 30, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT WASHINGTON DC (NEWS) - Today, Congressman Luke Messer voted for the Veterans’ Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (H.R. 3230).  This bill reforms the Veterans Administration (VA) and provides better access to quality care for our nation’s veterans. “Taking care of our veterans shouldn’t be a partisan issue,” said Congressman Luke Messer. “After years of mismanagement...
Jul 29, 2014 |
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eBook prices at middle of debate between Amazon and Hachette Publishing FREE PRESS REPORT SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (NEWS) - Earlier today, Amazon posted an official note entitled, "Announcement Update re: Amazon/Hachette Business Interruption," that shares some information about their views on the dispute with Hachette. Here is the entire post from Amazon earlier today: With this update, we're...
Jul 28, 2014 |
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Talk upbeat about playoffs, Reggie's return to Indy Colts By Rick Yencer ANDERSON, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Eric and Kayla Burr brought their newborn son, Peyton on a two hour trip Sunday to see the Indianapolis Colts training camp. And little Peyton yelled for joy when linebacker Robert Mathis took time to play with him and sign autographs. That moment was among the many Colts players and fans enjoyed...
Jul 27, 2014 |
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Cause of fire at old Warner Machine plant determined arson By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  A day after fire swept through an old three story factory, Muncie firefighters were still pouring water on the site that was too dangerous to enter. Fire Chief Ed Bell said the old building once used by Warner Machine of Warner Gear days. Bell also said the site might be inspected this week after...
Jul 24, 2014 |
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Community ready to clear inner city of abandoned, vacant homes, businesses By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Federal dollars will clear some blocks like along North Jefferson Street where empty houses outnumber family homes. Community Development Director Terry Whitt Bailey celebrated the community's award of $2.9 million, the most of any Indiana city in the latest round of Hardest Hit Fund...
Jul 22, 2014 |
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Robert Mathis, Coby Fleener on hand in Muncie to talk about 2015 season MUNCIE, INDIANA (SPORTS) - Indianapolis Colts fans like Sherry Mitsch anticipate another NFL playoff  after back-to-back 11-5 seasons that made the team playoff ready. And her son, Michael, hoped that running back Trent Richardson would improve from a 2.9 yards per carry start with the Colts last season. "He will lend alot of...
Jul 20, 2014 |
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More than 250 jobs in pipeline for city along Interstate 70 By Rick Yencer NEW CASTLE, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Corey Murphy offered some great economic news to partisans Saturday giving the Henry County community hope for more income and jobs. A large food processing company is looking at land along a county road near Interstate 70 that could start with 250 jobs and then add 100 more. It is the kind of...
Jul 20, 2014 |
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Second dog park opened by city government for animal lovers By Rick Yencer MUNCIE INDIANA (NEWS)  - Kelley Stewart thought the new dog park for both big and small was a great addition to south Muncie. And Stewart, who runs sit-stay and play animal sitting service, lined with other animal owners Saturday for the opening of dog walk in Heekin Park next to the fire station at Memorial Drive and...
Jul 17, 2014 |
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A new phase of Israel's Operation Protective Edge has begun FREE PRESS REPORT JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - According to a report by Yaakov Lappin at the Jerusalem Post, "IDF ground forces began to move into the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening at around 10:30." Their information comes from Al Jazeera as well as Palestinian news sources. The IDF has not confirmed the reports, but the IAF hit 30 targets...
Jul 17, 2014 |
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Next step in $400 million water supply in Madison County comes in August By Rick Yencer ANDERSON, INDIANA (NEWS) - Rob Sparks sees the next step in the feasibility of a new water supply in Madison County coming soon. A series of community meetings will be held in Madison and Delaware counties to talk about more details of financing, engineering and environmental impact.   Information about pool...

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