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Dr. Tod Stillson & wife Ellen Donate to Rees Theatre

July 1, 2018
Dr. Tod Stillson & wife Ellen Donate to Rees Theatre

It’s a great day for the REES Theatre!! Friday, a $100,000 gift was announced to help meet the Regional Cities of Northern Indiana fundraising match. “We hope this exciting gift helps ignite and continue to promote giving to the REES,” said Randy Danielson, co-chair of REES Theatre committee. “The REES is a catalyst to...
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NEW LAW IMPACTING ADOPTION RECORDS TAKES EFFECT JULY 1

July 1, 2018
NEW LAW IMPACTING ADOPTION RECORDS TAKES EFFECT JULY 1

*PLEASE NOTE CORRECTION TO DATE OF IMPACTED ADOPTIONS. SEA 91 AFFECTS ADOPTIONS OCCURRING PRIOR TO JAN. 1, 1994.* Beginning July 1, Indiana residents placed for adoption before Jan. 1, 1993, can request access to their birth records from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) due to a change in state law. These records...
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HEALTH OFFICIALS CAUTION HOOSIERS AFTER RESIDENT DEVELOPS FLU FOLLOWING EXPOSURE TO PIGS

July 1, 2018
HEALTH OFFICIALS CAUTION HOOSIERS  AFTER RESIDENT DEVELOPS FLU FOLLOWING EXPOSURE TO PIGS

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and Indiana Board of Animal Health (BOAH) are urging Hoosiers to take steps to prevent illness while visiting events where pigs are exhibited following confirmation of a case of influenza in a resident with exposure to pigs. This is the first human case of H3N2 variant influenza...
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State Offers New Program to Help Keep Students Safe

July 1, 2018
State Offers New Program to Help Keep Students Safe

As Hoosier students prepare to return to the classroom in the coming weeks, local schools can make safety improvements at no cost thanks to a new state program. Indiana State Representative Jack Jordan said the Indiana Department of Administration will provide free handheld metal detectors to schools that want them. This program will make one...
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State Fire Marshal, IDHS Urging Fireworks Safety

July 1, 2018
State Fire Marshal, IDHS Urging Fireworks Safety

As Independence Day approaches, Hoosiers are encouraged to practice safety when it comes to fireworks. In 2017, 77 percent of all reported firework injuries occurred from July 1-7, and 39.5 percent of all firework injuries occurred on July 4. “Fireworks can cause serious injuries if not properly handled,” said State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson. “If planning...
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Donnelly, Young, Bucshon Host Navy Secretary Spencer at Crane

July 1, 2018
Donnelly, Young, Bucshon Host Navy Secretary Spencer at Crane

Friday, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN), U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-IN), and U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon (IN-08) hosted Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane. Secretary Spencer visited Crane to see the installation first-hand and to hear directly from Hoosiers working there in support of our servicemembers and...
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