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Re-elect Banks to keep fighting for conservative values

Local News

Republican Jim Banks was sent to Washington in 2017 to defend the conservative values of Hoosiers in Congress. And we support his re-election Tuesday because of his consistent stand in fighting for the principles we believe in, especially the rights of the unborn. A veteran of Operation ...

GUEST EDITORIAL: Play to win for Mike Braun

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In 1992, my Fighting Irish took on the Penn State Nittany Lions in what is known as one of the greatest comebacks in Notre Dame history. I still remember it like it was yesterday. The game was hard fought, the snow was falling heavily, and the atmosphere in South Bend was electric. ...

Send Braun to D.C. to confirm judges who protect Constitution

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Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly’s “nay” vote on Oct. 6 against the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court should be the straw that broke the camel’s back for his chances of being re-elected for another six-year term in Tuesday’s midterm election. We have ...

Software company to boost Indiana presence, invest $1.2M

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A business-to-business software company is planning to boost its Indiana presence in the coming years, and invest $1.2 million in its Indianapolis headquarters. The state announced Friday that Socio , which has 15 full-time associates in Indiana, as well as additional ...

New survey shows Indiana still plagued by teacher shortage

Indiana State News

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A vast majority of Indiana's school districts are still struggling to find qualified teachers amid the state's lingering teacher shortage. Indiana State University's annual survey of Hoosier school superintendents shows 91 percent say their districts had a teacher ...

Citilink hosting meetings to explore public transit improvements

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Citilink will host a second round of informational meetings on its 10-Year Transit Development Plan. The purpose of this plan is to identify improvements for Citilink fixed route and paratransit service to be implemented over the next 10, and the purpose of these meetings is to gather input ...

Wells Street to close Monday for sewer work

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To accommodate the construction of neighborhood storm sewers, Wells Street will be closed between Spring and Huffman streets, beginning Monday, Nov. 5. The closure is expected to last through Nov. 20. City Utilities will be installing a stormwater pipe across Wells at Huffman as part of a ...

Man wrestles stun gun from officer, shocks his face

Indiana State News

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Police say a southwestern Indiana man allegedly grabbed an officer's stun gun during a struggle and shocked the officer in the face. Twenty-two-year-old Logan Stidham was arrested Wednesday after the officer suffered facial injuries in the attack. The Evansville man ...

Campaign seeks to promote civility

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AVOW (Advancing Voices of Women) invites the public to participate in a "Campaign for Civility" ahead of the Nov. 6 election. Designed to encourage awareness and support of the basic rules of civility in public discourse, the campaign features stickers that state "I voted 4 civility." and will ...

City’s golf closes begin closing for the season

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Fort Wayne's three municipal golf courses are in the process of closing for the season. Shoaff Park closed on Wednesday, Oct. 31; McMillen Park will close on Tuesday, Nov. 6; and Foster Park will remain open through Sunday, Nov. 11. On that day, veterans and military personnel (with valid ...

City creates web page to assist victims of violence

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In an effort to empower and address the needs of crime victims impacted by violence and abuse, Mayor Tom Henry’s Commission on Domestic Violence, Rape and Sexual Assault has launched a new website: www.endtheviolencefortwayne.org. The website includes a "Get Help Now" button with information ...

Donnelly voted against pro-family, pro-growth tax reform

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was the first major overhaul of America’s tax code since President Ronald Reagan more than 30 years ago. It has been hailed as the greatest policy achievement of President Donald Trump’s presidency. And it is something Republican Senate candidate Mike ...

Allen County property tax bills due Nov. 13; many payment options

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Allen County fall property tax bills will be due Tuesday, Nov. 13, with payments in the County Treasurer's office or postmarked by that date to avoid penalty. The Treasurer's office will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 for Veteran’s day. The fall tax bill was mailed earlier this year along ...