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Archive for July, 2017

Calling Citizen Scientists!

July 2, 2017
Calling Citizen Scientists!

Did you know that a dragonfly spends the vast majority of its life underwater?  Only after a year or more of development does it blossom into the beautiful, acrobatic adult we see flying along streambanks.  It is precisely such dependence on water that makes the dragonfly a good indicator of a stream’s health. If...
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Taste of Marshall County Kicks Off 2017 United Way Campaign on August 12th

July 2, 2017
Taste of Marshall County Kicks Off 2017 United Way Campaign on August 12th

The 2nd Annual Taste of Marshall County will be held on Saturday, August 12, from 5 until 10 p.m. at the Young Amphitheatre in Centennial Park. This family-friendly fundraising event kicks off the United Way of Marshall County’s 2017 campaign. The event will feature expanded selections in both the Food Garden and a separate Beer/Wine Garden to tempt...
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STATE HEALTH COMMISSIONER RENEWS NALOXONE STANDING ORDER

July 2, 2017
STATE HEALTH COMMISSIONER RENEWS NALOXONE STANDING ORDER

State Health Commissioner Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., announced Friday he is renewing a statewide standing order that removes barriers to Hoosiers in need of a lifesaving medication that can reverse opioid overdoses. Dr. Adams’ new standing order for naloxone takes effect at 12:01 a.m. July 1. Its goal is to make it easier for individuals...
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Administrators and coaches weigh in on supplements

July 1, 2017

This is part three in a series reprinted from our news partners at The Pilot News on performance enhancing supplements and their use by local student athletes. Plymouth Community Schools are considering a ban on the products on school property, and today’s installment looks at some administrator and coach reactions to the products.  ...
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Walorski Votes to Enforce Immigration Laws and Keep Communities Safe

July 1, 2017
Walorski Votes to Enforce Immigration Laws and Keep Communities Safe

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Thursday released the following statement after voting to pass Kate’s Lawand the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, which would ensure our nation’s immigration laws are properly enforced and dangerous criminals in the country unlawfully are not set free: “For too long, sanctuary cities and lax enforcement of our immigration laws...
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Work on schedule for football in August

July 1, 2017
Work on schedule for football in August

PLYMOUTH – The work continues and there will be football at Plymouth High School Aug. 18 as the work to install the new surface to the Rockpile is where it is expected to be at this time. “We are right on schedule; we’re hoping to have it complete by July 20,” said Dave Schoof,...
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Donnelly, Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Workforce Shortage to Confront Opioid Epidemic

July 1, 2017
Donnelly, Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address Workforce Shortage to Confront Opioid Epidemic

Washington, D.C. —U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced Thursday that they introduced the Strengthening the Addiction Treatment Workforce Act (S.1453). Their bipartisan legislation would help address the shortage of providers who treat people battling substance use disorders by making addiction treatment facilities eligible for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) student loan repayment...
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MORE INDIANA CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR HEARING AID ASSISTANCE JULY 1

July 1, 2017
MORE INDIANA CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR HEARING AID ASSISTANCE JULY 1

The Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education (Center) at the Indiana State Department of Health is working to make hearing aids more available to deaf and hard of hearing children in Indiana through changes to the Hearing Aid Assistance Program of Indiana (HAAPI). Effective July 1, 2017, children age 3 and older will...
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