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COA: Break in employment triggered non-compete agreement

COA: Break in employment triggered non-compete agreement

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com  A man who joined a competitor immediately after his employment ended at another company did not violate a non-compete agreement, the Indiana Court…

Work share program debated by study committee

Work share program debated by study committee

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Business leaders split Wednesday on their support of a proposed work share program that would let companies reduce work hours for…

Fee cap provision in Med Mal Act does not reduce fund’s liability

Fee cap provision in Med Mal Act does not reduce fund’s liability

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com  The Indiana Supreme Court has sided with an estate in a dispute over whether the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act’s cap on attorney fees…

Mail not hearsay, COA rules in affirming drug, gun convictions

Mail not hearsay, COA rules in affirming drug, gun convictions

Dave Stafford for www.theindianalawyer.com     A Fort Wayne man’s convictions on multiple cocaine-dealing and felony weapons charges were affirmed Tuesday after the Indiana Court of Appeals…

Evan Bayh says gubernatorial run is ‘unlikely’

Evan Bayh says gubernatorial run is ‘unlikely’

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Democrat Evan Bayh says it’s “unlikely” he will run for governor again, although he won’t finalize his decision until after Labor…

Gay rights advocates rally as 7th Circuit prepares to hear arguments in marriage case

Gay rights advocates rally as 7th Circuit prepares to hear arguments in marriage case

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Alice Hoenigman stood just 100 yards from the spot where she married her partner on June 25, the day a federal…

College students get web messages about Lifeline Law

College students get web messages about Lifeline Law

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Students returning to several Indiana colleges will be blasted with social media messages reminding them to call 911 to help friends…

Justices reverse Tax Court ruling favoring Caterpillar

Justices reverse Tax Court ruling favoring Caterpillar

Dave Stafford for www.theindianalawyer.com  The Indiana Supreme Court Monday reversed a Tax Court ruling that favored Caterpillar Inc., holding the company could not deduct foreign-source dividend income…

State health commissioner resigns

State health commissioner resigns

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana State Health Commissioner William VanNess has resigned with little explanation from the governor’s office about the move. Indiana State Department of…

Political

Commentary: Pence should stop playing games with judicial system

Commentary: Pence should stop playing games with judicial system

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has a problem with judges. Commentary button in JPG – no shadowOr maybe judges have a problem…

Promoting CPR education across Indiana

Promoting CPR education across Indiana

  Adding new laws to the Indiana code is a process, a life-cycle. First, a bill has to make it through committee, successfully pass through both chambers…

EVSC SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE TONY RICKETTS DECLINES HEALTH INSURANCE AND STIPEND‏

EVSC SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE TONY RICKETTS DECLINES HEALTH INSURANCE AND STIPEND‏

Dear Voters;I’m running for the At-Large seat on the EVSC School Board. This is the first of a several  articles that I will be sending to area media…

EVSC SUPERINDENT SURPRISED UNION BUSTING LETTER AND VIDEO TO BUS DRIVERS AND SECRETARIES

EVSC SUPERINDENT SURPRISED UNION BUSTING LETTER AND VIDEO TO BUS DRIVERS AND SECRETARIES

To: EVSC Bus Drivers From: David Smith, Superintendent RE: Last night’s School Board Meeting We thought it was important to send a letter today, to re-cap important…

News Release By The Byram for Sheriff Campaign

News Release By The Byram for Sheriff Campaign

  Who do you want? The Sheriff of Sleaze has finally made himself known to the voters of Vanderburgh County. Dave Wedding has become so paranoid about…

Commentary: Legal challenges perform check and balance

Commentary: Legal challenges perform check and balance

By Greg Zoeller Special to TheStatehouseFile.com Recently some have questioned why the state of Indiana has brought lawsuits against our federal government. While this litigation is adversarial…

A Volatile Situation in the Middle East

A Volatile Situation in the Middle East

First, allow me to state the obvious: there is a crisis in the Middle East. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are brutally murdering hundreds…

GOVERNOR MIKE PENCE DECLARES AUGUST 24-30, 2014 RAIL SAFETY WEEK

GOVERNOR MIKE PENCE DECLARES AUGUST 24-30, 2014 RAIL SAFETY WEEK

THE RELEASE POSTED BELOW IS BEING SENT AT THE REQUEST OF INDIANA OPERATION LIFESAVER*** (INDIANAPOLIS, IN) – Governor Mike Pence declared August 24 through August 30, 2014…

Commentary: Evan Bayh and the passing of days

Commentary: Evan Bayh and the passing of days

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Evan Bayh says he feels “melancholy.” We’re talking with each other through microphones and headsets – he from National Public Radio’s…

Community

Extra Troopers will be Patrolling this Holiday Weekend

Extra Troopers will be Patrolling this Holiday Weekend

Indiana State Police and more than 250 other law enforcement agencies continue to participate in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on impaired and dangerous…

Three Evansville Troopers Recognized at Awards Ceremony

Three Evansville Troopers Recognized at Awards Ceremony

Yesterday afternoon, Indiana State Police held an awards and recognition ceremony in Indianapolis to honor members of the department from around the state for their dedication to…

Labor Day Holiday Weekend Means More State Police Patrols Across Indiana

Labor Day Holiday Weekend Means More State Police Patrols Across Indiana

The last holiday weekend of summer will find Hoosiers traveling across Indiana, be it for one final getaway boating at a state park, visiting friends and family,…

Peabody Energy Leaders in Education Names “Educator of the Year”

Peabody Energy Leaders in Education Names “Educator of the Year”

Tim McIntosh is Honored by Peabody Energy President-Americas Kemal Williamson and Indiana Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann Tim McIntosh, the Principal at Helfrich Park STEM Academy, was named…

Sheriff’s Office attends Women’s Equality Day Event

Sheriff’s Office attends Women’s Equality Day Event

Sheriff Dave Wedding attended the Women’s Equality Day luncheon today, organized by theWomen’s Equality Day Evansville Committee in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Southwestern Indiana. Dr.…

WNIN’s 2014 Kids Fest Presented by Bunny Bread

WNIN’s 2014 Kids Fest Presented by Bunny Bread

Join us for Kids Fest, presented by Bunny Bread, on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at WNIN studios. This is a FREE, family-friendly event featuring live entertainment, activities,…

Catch the Latest Edition of “The Indiana State Police Road Show”

Catch the Latest Edition of “The Indiana State Police Road Show”

Indiana – Catch the latest edition of the “Indiana State Police Road Show” radio program every Monday morning at your convenience. Download the program from the Network…

DON’T MISS YOUR OWN PARTY

DON’T MISS YOUR OWN PARTY

Gavel Gamut By Jim Redwine   Much of our lives is defined by tradition and many traditions are defined by celebrations. Birthday parties, graduations, weddings, retirements, award…

Local and County News

EDITIORIAL-CONGRATULATIONS TO LOCAL 215 TEAMSTERS FOR MASTERFUL CAMPAIGN

EDITIORIAL-CONGRATULATIONS TO LOCAL 215 TEAMSTERS FOR MASTERFUL CAMPAIGN

The City-County Observer takes great pleasure in congratulating Local 215 Teamsters President Charles Whobrey and the EVSC bus drivers and secretaries on their resounding victory last night…

Vanderburgh County Health Department Vector Control Adulticiding Notification

Vanderburgh County Health Department Vector Control Adulticiding Notification

The Vanderburgh County Health Department is continuing to perform Adult Mosquito Control (adulticiding) in areas where significant mosquito or West Nile Virus activity has been found. A…

Youth First Helps Kids Deal with Depression, Anxiety, and More

Youth First Helps Kids Deal with Depression, Anxiety, and More

Governor Pence to Visit Youth First In Support of Health & Wellness Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2:00 PM During the 2013-2014 school year, Youth First Social Workers addressed…

Attorney General urges Hoosiers to register for Do Not Call list

Attorney General urges Hoosiers to register for Do Not Call list

By Seth Morin TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –After a recent increase in reported phone scams, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to sign up for the state’s…

Top Dogs: Sheriff’s Office K-9′s Qualify for National Competition

Top Dogs: Sheriff’s Office K-9′s Qualify for National Competition

Four members of the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit recently returned from the United States Police Canine Association dog trials in Owensboro, Kentucky. Owensboro hosted the USPCA Region…

Indiana State Police Seeks Recruits for 75th Recruit Academy

Indiana State Police Seeks Recruits for 75th Recruit Academy

The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 75th Recruit Academy. Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as an Indiana State Trooper…

Whole Sun Designs, Inc.

Whole Sun Designs, Inc.

  A Coworking Success  Operating a business incubator in Downtown Evansville is one asset the Growth Alliance uses to further develop the business and entrepreneur community in…

New School Hours Bring New School Zone Enforcement Times

New School Hours Bring New School Zone Enforcement Times

  The EVSC has new times for elementary schools. The school day will start at 8:15 a.m. and conclude at 3:10 p.m. Due to the change in…

Health

ST. MARY’S THERAPISTS COMPLETE CAREER ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM

ST. MARY’S THERAPISTS COMPLETE  CAREER ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM

St. Mary’s is proud to announce that 7 therapists in the rehabilitation program have successfully completed the St. Mary’s Physical Medicine Career Advancement Program (CAP). These seven…

ST. MARY’S WELLNESS CENTER TO OFFER EXPLORING AND CREATING MANDALAS WORKSHOP

ST. MARY’S WELLNESS CENTER TO OFFER EXPLORING AND CREATING MANDALAS WORKSHOP

  St. Mary’s Wellness Center at Epworth Crossing will present a workshop centered on creating mandalas. Mandalas are beautiful art forms that have a circular and symmetrical…

ST. MARY’S TO HOST AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAMS

ST. MARY’S TO HOST  AARP SMART DRIVER PROGRAMS

Driving helps older adults stay mobile and independent. However, the risk of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash increases as you age. Approximately 500…

Education

Teachers call for delay on evaluations, school grades based on new ISTEP test

Teachers call for delay on evaluations, school grades based on new ISTEP test

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The state’s largest teachers union wants to push pause on plans to tie next year’s school grades and teacher salaries to…

Secretaries and Bus Drivers Vote to Continue Union Representation

Secretaries and Bus Drivers Vote to Continue Union Representation

Staff in the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation Secretarial and Bus Driver employee groups wish to continue to be represented by Teamster’s Local 215, it was announced tonight,…

Liverpool Legends Live in Concert on August 30

Liverpool Legends Live in Concert on August 30

Tickets are still available for the Liverpool Legends concert on Saturday, August 30, at the Academy for Innovative Studies-Diamond. The concert, sponsored by the EVSC Friends and…

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