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Registration Now Open for 2019 HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program!

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Employers interested in applying for the HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program may now create accounts in preparation for the program launch on January 31. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who recruit, retain, and employ veterans.

Savor the South Shore – Restaurant Weeks - Call for restaurants to participate in culinary promotion

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Calling all restaurants! Savor the South Shore Restaurant Weeks will once again feature 3-course menus for specialty prices from Feb. 18 to March 3, 2019. The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is seeking restaurants to participate in this free promotion. More than 30 restaurants participated in last year’s 14-day culinary celebration along the South Shore.

All Delphi Murder Investigation Tips are Investigated

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At the request of the Delphi multi-agency investigative team, which consists of members of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, the FBI and the Indiana State Police, the following information is being provided to the public and media:

New hire to supervise DCS litigation division

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The Indiana Department of Child Services announces Jim Luttrull, Jr. as its new deputy general counsel of the litigation division. Luttrull, a former prosecutor and criminal justice professor, will oversee and manage all functions of the DCS litigation department.

You are always on ‘thin ice’

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District 5 Indiana Conservation Officers are advising citizens across the Wabash Valley of the potential hazards of being on frozen lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams this winter.

Indiana awarded nearly $7 million to support early childhood education

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The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration today announced its Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning received nearly $7 million in federal grant funding to strengthen the state’s early childhood education system. The grant supports strategic planning and a formal evaluation of Indiana’s birth-through-age-5 early childhood education programs.

IBLC outlines ambitious 2019 legislative agenda

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Members of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus (IBLC) said today they will pursue an aggressive agenda of reform in the 2019 legislative session, highlighted by proposals to finally enact a hate crimes law and giving teachers a long-needed increase in pay.

Indiana DCS hires Medicaid expert

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The Indiana Department of Child Services announces Chris Fletcher as deputy chief financial officer of Medicaid initiatives, a new position that will focus on providing leadership and direction for all Medicaid-related projects undertaken by the agency.