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October Indiana Employment Report

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Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.5 percent for October and remains lower than the national rate of 3.7 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana's unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for more than five years. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the labor force.

Archaeology News from the Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA) November 2018

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It has been announced that archaeologist Beth K. McCord will be the new Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology Director. The DHPA staff, and the Archaeology Team specifically, look forward to working with Beth in her new role. The Division's first female director began her work with our office Nov. 7, 2018.

Enrolling in Marketplace Coverage for 2019 What you need to know for open enrollment season

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The open enrollment period for 2019 health insurance coverage through the Marketplace and other individual plans is here. The Indiana Department of Insurance has what Hoosiers need to know to enroll. Consumers in Indiana use the federal Marketplace through Healthcare.gov, and for them, open enrollment runs through Dec. 15.

Native Wildlife Education Trunks Bring Classroom Lessons to Life

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Schools, homeschool cohorts, libraries, and other education facilities in the Lake Michigan Coastal region now have access to unique hands-on on teaching resources to enrich student experiences, thanks to a new rent-a-trunk program at Humane Indiana Wildlife.

Please Remove Snow & Ice from Sidewalks to Promote Safety

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The Munster Police Department would like to remind residents and businesses about the importance of following the ordinance relating to snow and ice removal from front sidewalk areas. If you do not shovel your walk or remove the ice, it blocks the route of travel for these students and other pedestrians and could cause them to have to walk around your front sidewalk and into the street or to slip and injure themselves.

Munster Police Department reminds Drivers to Always Stop for School Bus Stop Arms!

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The recent tragic deaths of three children boarding a school bus in Rochester, Indiana provides another opportunity to remind drivers of Indiana laws regarding school bus stops. When approaching a school bus from any direction which is stopped with its flashing red lights activated and its stop arm extended, motorists are required to STOP, even on multiple lane highways.

Holiday Season Safety Tips for Residents

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The Munster Police Department offers these holiday season safety tips for our residents.

National Drug Take Back Day a Success

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The Munster Police Department would like to thank the many residents who participated in our Drug Take Back Day.