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STATE URGES HOOSIERS TO LEARN THE WARNING SIGNS OF SUICIDE

September 9, 2010
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Suicide was the 11th leading cause of death in Indiana from 2003-2007, and the 2nd leading cause of death for those Hoosiers between 15 and 34 years of age.  According to the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 3.6 percent of Indiana students in grades 9-12 reported making a suicide attempt during the past 12...
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REPRESENTATIVE DEMBOWSKI CRITICIZES NIPSCO RATE HIKE

September 3, 2010
REPRESENTATIVE DEMBOWSKI CRITICIZES NIPSCO RATE HIKE

09/03/10 State Representative Nancy Dembowski (D-Knox) Wednesday voiced her opposition to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) decision to grant a 10 percent electric rate increase to Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO).   NIPSCO provides residential, commercial and industrial electric service to all or parts of twenty northern Indiana counties, including LaPorte, Starke, and Marshall...
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HEALTH OFFICALS WARN HOOSIERS OF INCREASED MOSQUITO ACTIVITY

September 2, 2010
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09/02/10 State health officials are continuing to urge Hoosiers to take precautions to protect themselves from mosquito-borne diseases. To date, West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in 31 counties across the state.  In addition, mosquitoes have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis in Elkhart County. “Mosquitoes in Indiana can spread several different viruses,...
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Charbonneau Applauds Court Ruling on Chicago Gun Ban

June 29, 2010
Charbonneau Applauds Court Ruling on Chicago Gun Ban

06/29/10 State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) applauded today’s ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court striking down Chicago’s handgun ban and favoring gun ownership rights. Justice Samuel Alito, writing for the 5-4 court majority, said the Second Amendment right to bear arms “applies equally to the federal government and the states.” Two years ago, the...
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Sen. Charbonneau Discusses Education Funding with School Leaders, Lawmakers

June 25, 2010
Sen. Charbonneau Discusses Education Funding with School Leaders, Lawmakers

06/25/10  State Senator Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) met this week with education leaders and state lawmakers to discuss school funding in Indiana. Charbonneau was tapped to participate in the 43rd annual Education Leadership Summer Conference, “Emerging Issues in Education Law and Policy in Indiana,” being hosted at Indiana University in Bloomington. On Thursday at 2:30...
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STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS OFFER SUN SAFETY TIPS

June 15, 2010

06/15/10  Summer is upon us, and throughout these potentially hot months, Hoosiers will be enjoying the outdoors more with family and friends.  State health officials encourage people to get out and be active, but also offer sun safety tips to keep them safe. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the...
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Bremen Post Releases April Enforcement Activity

June 13, 2010
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06/14/10 The Indiana State Police had the following enforcement activity for April 2010.  The Bremen State Police Post covers Marshall, Elkhart, Kosciusko, and St. Joseph Counties. Traffic tickets issued                         1,680 Warnings issued                                2,613 D.U.I. arrests                                         23 Criminal arrests                                    114 Speeding Trucks (over 10,000 lbs)         28 Bremen Post Commander, Lieutenant Brad Weaver, would like...
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