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Archive for July, 2008

Foreclosure Prevention Program This Weekend

The Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network and Ivy Tech Community College will be holding three workshops across the state to help people at risk of losing their homes connect with their lenders and housing counselors.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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Burton Calling for Domestic Oil Drilling

Central Indiana Congressman Dan Burton today continued his push for more U.S. oil drilling as part of the solution to increased fuel demands.  His comments came at a meeting in Indianapolis, where Burton was joined by representatives of the U.S. Department of Energy and the oil industry.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Online Sex Offender Ruling Won’t Be Appealed

 Attorney General Steve Carter says will not appeal a federal court’s ruling that a new Indiana law allowing authorities to search the computers of registered sex offenders is unconstitutional.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Indiana Barge Spills Oil into Mississippi River

An Indiana owned barge collided with a tanker on the Mississippi River Wednesday.  The incident resulted in an oil spill stretching 12 miles of the river, and closing the waterway near New Orleans.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Supreme Court Hears Death Penalty Case

The Indiana Supreme Court today heard from the attorneys for a man who they say suffers from mental retardation and schizophrenia and therefore should not get the death penalty for killing a police officer.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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Education Candidates Make Joint Appearance

 

The two men vying to become Indiana’s next superintendent of public instruction made their first joint public appearance in Indianapolis today.  Before a group of retired teachers meeting in the capitol city, Republican Tony Bennett and Democrat Richard Wood each laid out their plans if elected to direct the state’s education policy.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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Business Advocates Weigh In On Governor’s Race

The president of Indiana’s largest business advocacy organization says the top issue of concern in the gubernatorial election should be local government reform.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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