INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers who have previously exhausted their unemployment benefits and remain unemployed may file online for the new federal unemployment extension which began Monday, November 23. The federal government enacted the up to 20 week extension of benefits on November 6.
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INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Mitch Daniels has initiated state agency spending reductions following the fourth straight month of lower than forecast state revenues for Fiscal Year 2010. For October, revenue collections were again below the May 2009 forecast. Total tax collections were $46 million below the forecast amount for the month. For the first four months of the fiscal year, general fund revenues are $309 million or 7.4 percent below forecast.
ROME CITY — Visit the Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site when it is all decked out for the holidays! A Dream of Beauty Holiday Walk is scheduled for Saturday, November 21 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
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FORT WAYNE – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and Governor Mitch Daniels urge motorists to use next week to prepare vehicles for inclement weather.
* ACCELERATE GRADUALLY on ice or snow to avoid slipping and sliding.
INDIANAPOLIS – The federal government last week enacted another extension of unemployment benefits. The legislation will provide up to 20 weeks of additional benefits to the unemployed in Indiana. This extension will result in eligible Hoosiers being able to claim up to 99 weeks of unemployment benefits.
Dr. Douglas Sheets, former resident of Churubusco, has delivered 3,883 babies into the world. After 31 years as an obstetrician, Sheets has been named the 156th President of the North Carolina Medical Society.
Indiana’s annual firearms season for white-tailed deer opens November 14. During the 16-day season, which ends Nov. 29, hunters are expected to kill an estimated 86,000 deer. “In 2008, hunters killed 86,454 deer during firearms season. I expect the numbers from 2009 to reflect a similar total,” said Chad Stewart, Indiana DNR deer biologist.
CLICK HERE FOR LARGER IMAGE State Senator Gary (Doc) Dillon, center, was honored Saturday with a Sagamore of the Wabash…
INDIANAPOLIS -The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) advises all Hoosiers to take responsibility for their families and communities before a disaster strikes. Emergencies, both natural and man-made, are present in the lives of today’s Hoosiers. Fires, H1N1 flu, severe weather and the resulting flooding pose a continuing threat to Hoosiers. It is not a matter of should you prepare, but how quickly can you be ready?
INDIANAPOLIS—State health officials today announced the first human death from rabies in Indiana since 2006, and only the second human case overall since 1959. The victim was from Clark County and had not reported any exposures of concern. Rabies is a virus that attacks the brain and nervous system of humans and other mammals. It is transmitted by saliva by a bite from an infected animal. Testing at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates the source of the infection was a bat.