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August Indiana County, City & MSA Employment Report

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Links to August 2018 employment data for Indiana counties, cities and MSA’s are listed below:

August Indiana Employment Report

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Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.5 percent for August and remains lower than the national rate of 3.9 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 four 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.

A Message from Pete Visclosky

The attack on our soil on September 11, 2001, was a solemn day in the nation’s history that we must never forget. I want to take a moment today to honor those who lost their lives in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania that day -- and to honor the first responders who risked their lives to protect American citizens. These men and women are true American heroes.

NIRPC to conduct a household travel survey

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NIRPC to conduct a household travel survey of 2,000 households in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties
The My Daily Travel survey will ask households to share how, when, where, and why they get around to inform decision-making on regional transportation priorities

Indiana RN creates travel opportunities for seniors needing assistance

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Kathy Shoaf is a registered nurse (RN) who has helped geriatric patients with medical challenges enjoy a better quality of life for decades. Out of her passion and compassion for these seniors, Shoaf founded Elite Cruises and Vacations, a certified special needs travel agency, in 2010, which provides the opportunity for seniors to still enjoy life through travel.

Munster Police Seeking Donations Towards a NEW DUAL-PURPOSE K-9 UNIT

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The Munster Police Department is continuing to seek monetary donations towards a new dual-purpose K-9, which would be trained for several valuable purposes:

Preventing Residential Burglaries

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The Munster Police Department makes the following recommendations for preventing residential burglaries.

UPDATED Indiana State Police Accepts Lip Sync Challenge at the Great Indiana State Fair

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We didn't mean to, but we crashed Google Drive! Thanks to everyone that tried to download the 2018 ISP Lip Sync at the Indiana State Fair. The new link to view the video is here on the ISP YouTube Channel: www.youtu.be/fcGfYB30LjU