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LaVille Seeks State Waiver for 6 Days Missed

November 20, 2013
LaVille Seeks State Waiver for 6 Days Missed

11/21/13 It’s unclear if the students at the Union North Schools will have to make up the six days they missed due to a well malfunction at LaVille Junior-Senior High School. According to Dave Grenert, school board vice-president, they have requested a waiver from the state, but have not received a reply yet. The...
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Donnelly Donates Shutdown Pay to Ten Hoosier Food Banks

November 20, 2013
Donnelly Donates Shutdown Pay to Ten Hoosier Food Banks

  11/21/13 Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) Wednesday donated his take-home pay for the 16 days of the federal government shutdown, worth $5,000, to ten food banks across Indiana. Donnelly refused to take the salary he received while partisan gridlock had shut down the government, hurting Hoosier families and businesses, as well as our entire...
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Lugar receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

November 20, 2013
Lugar receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

  11/21/13 Bestowing the nation’s highest civilian honor on former Senator Richard Lugar Wednesday, President Barack Obama praised the Indiana Republican for making the world safer, and for his decency and commitment to bipartisan problem solving. Lugar, Obama said, “stands as a model of what public service ought to be.” Lugar was one of...
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Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Inducts New Members

November 20, 2013
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Inducts New Members

11/21/13 The Beta Beta Beta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international two-year college honor society, inducted 4 new members in a small ceremony Thursday, November 14th. Those inducted included Matthew Busart of Culver, Lisa Dunfee of Knox, Carrie Fiedler of Plymouth, Felicia Goodsell of Knox, Elizabeth Karas of Argos, Hanna Moore of...
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MAKE A PROMISE TO QUIT DURING LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

November 20, 2013
MAKE A PROMISE TO QUIT DURING LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

  11/21/13 Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, has been designated as the 38th Great American Smokeout by the American Cancer Society as part of lung cancer awareness month. Lung cancer is the leading cause of preventable and premature cancer deaths in the United States and Indiana, killing an estimated 150,000 Americans and approximately 3,800 Hoosiers...
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Events at Triton Elementary School in Bourbon

November 20, 2013
Events at Triton Elementary School in Bourbon

  11/21/13 Triton School Superintendent Donna Burroughs highlights happenings at Triton Elementary:  Triton Elementary School held their annual “Family Game Night” on Thursday, November 7th in the school cafeteria. Pictured are Mrs. Christine Richardson , Trent Barnhart, Maddie Claire Richardson, and Ivy Powell enjoying a fun game together. Teacher, Mrs.Susan Mullins observes the action. First...
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Insurance Commissioner Responds to President Obama’s Request for State Commissioners of Insurance to Reinstate Cancelled Insurance Policies

November 20, 2013
Insurance Commissioner Responds to President Obama’s Request for State Commissioners of Insurance to Reinstate Cancelled Insurance Policies

11/21/13 Indiana Department of Insurance (“IDOI”) Commissioner Stephen W. Robertson announced Thursday that the State of Indiana will not order insurance companies operating in Indiana to reinstate cancelled policies, as recently suggested by President Obama.  “President Obama has asked that Indiana compel insurance companies who choose to do business in our state to reinstate...
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Cost of Thanksgiving Meal Drops, according to Indiana Farm Bureau Survey

November 20, 2013
Cost of Thanksgiving Meal Drops, according to Indiana Farm Bureau Survey

  11/21/13 The cost for a traditional Thanksgiving meal in Indiana dropped sharply from 2012 to 2013, according to an informal survey of grocery costs from Indiana Farm Bureau.             The annual survey indicates that the average cost for this year’s Thanksgiving meal for 10 is $48.12, down nearly $3 from last year’s average...
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Mary Patricia Wade – 89 – from Donaldson

November 20, 2013
Mary Patricia Wade – 89 – from Donaldson

  Click Johnson Danielson Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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Coats Column: A Law Beyond Repair

November 20, 2013

  Senator Dan Coats In Indiana and across the country, millions of Americans have discovered health care cancellation notices in their mailboxes. The president’s repeated claim to the public that you can keep your plan if you like it has proven to be yet another broken promise.   Last week, President Obama announced a...
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