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Hoosier Lottery sets revenue record, falls short of goal

Hoosier Lottery sets revenue record, falls short of goal

By Seth Morin TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The company running the Hoosier Lottery came up just short of its revenue goals for 2014 – but made a record…

7th Circuit grants city, mayor’s request for stay

7th Circuit grants city, mayor’s request for stay

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com  The doctrine of “pendent appellate jurisdiction” allows the city of Anderson to ask the District Court to stay proceedings in a case alleging…

Court clarifies attorney fee recovery under Trial Rule 34(C)(3)

Court clarifies attorney fee recovery under Trial Rule 34(C)(3)

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com   The Indiana Court of Appeals Tuesday decided that under Indiana Trial Rule 34(C)(3), refusing to comply with a discovery request solely because…

Commentary: Glenda Ritz’s Good Fortune

Commentary: Glenda Ritz’s Good Fortune

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – It’s always amusing to watch otherwise smart people do stupid things. I’m thinking about the way the members of the self-proclaimed…

Suit Alleging Unconstitutional School Fees Fails In COA

Suit Alleging Unconstitutional School Fees Fails In COA

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianlawyer.com A Marion County mother who sought damages for having to pay certain fees for her children to attend public school lost her appeal…

Court affirms boy should stay in Indiana with father

Court affirms boy should stay in Indiana with father

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com   Noting that its decision should not be viewed as a punishment for either parent, a trial court denied a mother’s request to…

Security software maker loses trademark case against Warner Bros.

Security software maker loses trademark case against Warner Bros.

Jennifer Nelson for www.theindianalawyer.com  The Plymouth, Indiana-based security software maker that sued Warner Bros. after the movie “The Dark Knight Rises” referred to hacking software as “clean…

Free Online CME offered on Indiana’s prescribing laws

Free Online CME offered on Indiana’s prescribing laws

  The Office of the Attorney General and the Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force is offering a FREE online CME video course on The Opioid Epidemic and…

Tax revenue falls just below projections in July

Tax revenue falls just below projections in July

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Budget Agency released its monthly report on revenue collection for the general fund – the first of Fiscal…

Political

Applications now being accepted for paid internships at the Indiana House of Representatives

Applications now being accepted for paid internships at the Indiana House of Representatives

    STATEHOUSE – The Indiana House Democrats are looking for interns for the 2015 legislative session. The Indiana House Democratic Internship Program provides an excellent opportunity…

More than 1.6 Million Worldwide to Benefit from USDA International Assistance Program

More than 1.6 Million Worldwide to Benefit from USDA International Assistance Program

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service today announced funding for seven international projects through the 2014 Food for Progress…

Speaking Events Heating Up for Horning

Speaking Events Heating Up for Horning

Election Day is all about hiring, and sometimes even firing, public servants. The months leading up to elections should be filled with fact-finding and interviews. In this…

Pence’s university budget cuts could pose problems for lawmakers

Pence’s university budget cuts could pose problems for lawmakers

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Universities were among the hardest hit state-funded entities during the so-called Great Recession. Analysis button in JPGOr maybe it’s fairer to…

Standing up to bullying

Standing up to bullying

  During the summer months, I stay busy by attending interim study committee meetings, participating in events in our community and trying to keep up with my…

Rep. Gail Riecken to host town hall meetings on August 16

Rep. Gail Riecken to host town hall meetings on August 16

INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Gail Riecken (D-Evansville) announced she will host three Town Hall meetings throughout her district on Saturday, August 16. “I wanted to make the…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR-HCW DRAWS $930,000 TOWARDS DOWNTOWN HOTEL PROJECT SO FAR‏

LETTER TO THE EDITOR-HCW DRAWS $930,000 TOWARDS DOWNTOWN HOTEL PROJECT SO FAR‏

Dear Editor; I wanted to share the good news and the bad news I learned last evening with your readers. The good news is that there IS…

STOP Illegal Legislation from Lawless Lawmakers

STOP Illegal Legislation from Lawless Lawmakers

Of course we have too many rules. And most of the rules are themselves illegal. But another growing problem is that rules are written by people without…

DOUGLAS CHINN TO RUN FOR EVSC AT-LARGE SCHOOL BOARD SEAT

DOUGLAS CHINN TO RUN FOR EVSC AT-LARGE SCHOOL BOARD SEAT

  MEET DOUGLAS CHINN CANDIDATE FOR EVSC SCHOOL BOARD  My name is Doug Chinn and I am running for the EVSC School Board District at Large. I…

Community

Tropicana Evansville Announces Mid-States Poker Tour

Tropicana Evansville Announces Mid-States Poker Tour

Tropicana Evansville continues to provide MORE fun, value & variety. The Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) is a series of deep stack Texas Hold’em tournaments held at separate…

Evansville Trooper Awarded for Heroic Acts

Evansville Trooper Awarded for Heroic Acts

  An Evansville Trooper was honored this afternoon at an awards ceremony at the Indiana Government Center. Trooper Kylen Compton was presented the Department Combat Action Award…

Albion Fellows Bacon Center info on possible scam involving door to door solicitors

Albion Fellows Bacon Center info on possible scam involving door to door solicitors

We have received reports of people going door to door soliciting money on behlaf of Albion Fellows Bacon Center. Albion is a shelter for women who have…

Sixth Graders to “Walk a Mile with Mike” (Gov. Mike Pence)

Sixth Graders to “Walk a Mile with Mike” (Gov. Mike Pence)

Governor Mike Pence will be making a stop at Oak Hill School Wednesday morning to share his thoughts about the importance of personal health and fitness, and…

Students Invited to Apply for Mitch Daniels Leadership Foundation Scholarship

Students Invited to Apply for Mitch Daniels Leadership Foundation Scholarship

Foundation Representatives to Award Scholarship During Visit to William Henry Harrison High School September 16 Students in 12th grade from throughout Vanderburgh County are invited to apply…

It’s a HOG Wild, Good Time

It’s a HOG Wild, Good Time

SWIRCA & More is hosting the 3rd annual Pork Chop Dinner & Dance on August 19, 2014. It will be a jam-packed event full of food, fun,…

Tree Roots 2014

Tree Roots 2014

Presented by Mark Lowe Sep 27, 2014 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM Tree Roots is a free seminar designed help individuals better conduct genealogical research with new…

Parents Projected to Spend $245,340 to Raise a Child Born in 2013, According to USDA Report

Parents Projected to Spend $245,340 to Raise a Child Born in 2013, According to USDA Report

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2014 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, also known as the Cost of…

The Moral Mondays Movement

The Moral Mondays Movement

This week, I would like to take an opportunity to raise awareness of a movement of which I recently became aware and now fully support: the Moral…

Local and County News

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…

Indiana State Police Encourage Motorists to Slow Down in School Zones

Indiana State Police Encourage Motorists to Slow Down in School Zones

Thousands of students will soon be heading back to school and Indiana State Police at Evansville want to remind all motorists the importance of slowing down and…

Health

ST. MARY’S WELLNESS CENTER TO OFFER HEARTMATH® RESILIANCE ADVANTAGE PROGRAM

ST. MARY’S WELLNESS CENTER TO OFFER HEARTMATH® RESILIANCE ADVANTAGE PROGRAM

St. Mary’s Wellness Center at Epworth Crossing will present HeartMath®, the Resilience Advantage Program – Skills for Personal and Professional Effectiveness in September. This HeartMath high impact…

ST. MARY’S PULMONARY SUPPORT GROUP TO HOLD PICNIC FUNDRAISER Tickets are still available

ST. MARY’S PULMONARY SUPPORT GROUP TO HOLD PICNIC FUNDRAISER Tickets are still available

St. Mary’s Pulmonary Support Group will hold a picnic fundraiser Saturday, August 23rd from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Manor Auditorium located at 3700…

DEVELOPMENTAL SERIES CLASS WILL ADDRESS GOOD EATING HABITS

DEVELOPMENTAL SERIES CLASS WILL ADDRESS GOOD EATING HABITS

The next class in the 2014 Developmental Series will take place Thursday, August 28th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. in the conference room of the St. Mary’s…

Education

Sixth Graders to “Walk a Mile with Mike” (Gov. Mike Pence)

Sixth Graders to “Walk a Mile with Mike” (Gov. Mike Pence)

Governor Mike Pence will be making a stop at Oak Hill School Wednesday morning to share his thoughts about the importance of personal health and fitness, and…

Students Invited to Apply for Mitch Daniels Leadership Foundation Scholarship

Students Invited to Apply for Mitch Daniels Leadership Foundation Scholarship

Foundation Representatives to Award Scholarship During Visit to William Henry Harrison High School September 16 Students in 12th grade from throughout Vanderburgh County are invited to apply…

Funding cuts continue for higher education

Funding cuts continue for higher education

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Pence administration will continue to make funding cuts to state agencies and universities to pad Indiana’s reserves so the state…

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