"The creation of Adam and Eve became God's model for marriage."
"Indianapolis – Today the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana prevailed on its case to reinstate a specialty license plate for a nonprofit group that provides counseling and guidance to gay and lesbian youth."
"In agreement or disagreement, I respect the opinions and the freedoms of all the people of Indiana.”
"The Summer Cooling program provides families who were approved for the heating assistance program a $75 credit automatically applied to their electric bill."
"The Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association, Inc. today announced the release of a Business Plan laying the groundwork for a regional, eleven-city, passenger rail corridor between Columbus, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois through Fort Wayne and Warsaw, Indiana."
"The Bishop commented that the Church must continue and even redouble its efforts to teach and advocate the truth about marriage for the good of children and of society.”
"While I am disappointed that the Court chose to strike down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, I am absolutely certain that the American people will continue the defense of marriage in state capitals across the country."
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"State health officials are encouraging Hoosiers to take steps to protect themselves at county and 4H fairs around the state this summer following detection of four cases of variant influenza A (H3N2v)."
"Consenting adults should be free to choose their own sexual practices and personal relationships.”
“I believe marriage is the union between a man and a woman and is a unique institution worth defending in our state and nation."
"The federal government ought to respect the truth that marriage is the union of one man and one woman, even where states fail to do so."
"The future of marriage matters, and it belongs in the hands of Hoosier voters, not the courts, not Hollywood, and not the activists seeking to change it from what it is and always has been – the union of a man and a woman.”
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"The Embassy will use this significant gift toward a $10 million campaign to renovate four floors of the former Indiana Hotel and other undeveloped areas of the building."
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"The laws of our land are catching up to the fundamental truth that millions of Americans hold in our hearts: when all Americans are treated as equal, no matter who they are or whom they love, we are all more free."
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"As the lawyer for state government, Zoeller’s office is reviewing the Supreme Court opinions and will advise state legislators, the AG’s law clients, as to the impact on Indiana statutes."
“Marriage is a fundamental building block of society and it is the only societal institution that binds parents to their offspring."
“We continue to believe that HJR6 should be abandoned because it runs counter to our core Hoosier values and creates a host of unintended legal consequences."
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"The investment for the buyouts is $480,000."
Statement as issued Wednesday morning by the Fort Wayne Police Department:
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“Nurses work varying schedules and IPFW saw the online delivery format as meeting the needs of potential students while still maintaining the academic rigor IPFW requires."
"Today’s decision invalidating one of its core provisions upsets decades of well-established practices that help make sure voting is fair, especially in places where voting discrimination has been historically prevalent."
"The process of reigning in federal abuses begins with our election systems – today’s decision serves as momentum in our favor."
"New for this year, food vendors will be available in Lot 12 on the north campus, starting at 4 p.m."
“Children generally don’t have an awareness of the risks around water. It’s up to the adults who care for them to help keep them safe.”
"Because July 4 is a holiday, a three-night minimum is required for campsites (July 4, 5 and 6)."
"The officers retreated from the residence but Kilo did not exit."
Indiana University issued this news release today:
Brian Bauer will serve as the interim CEO.
"A jury needed less than 20 minutes to deliberate Thursday before returning a verdict in favor of an Indiana State Police trooper and Allen County jail officers in a federal lawsuit that a suspect had filed over his arrest and booking at the jail."
"Set the thermostat at the highest comfortable temperature and raise it a few degrees if you’ll be leaving the house for more than 5 hours."
“The consequences of CTB’s server failures were real and significant for Indiana schools."
Courtesy Miss Indiana Scholarship Pageant
"The Miss Indiana Pageant finals are Saturday, June 22, 2013."
"The students’ focus will be on community-oriented design projects to improve downtown Fort Wayne."
"Using fraudulent Facebook accounts that portrayed Williams as a young woman, the defendant would make contact with local female minors and attempt to elicit sexually explicit images from them by offering to “trade” self-made images. "
Letter to the Indiana State Board of Accounts from the Tippecanoe Valley superintendent:
"In addition, Holcomb announced that Executive Director Justin Garrett will be moving on to the private sector effective tomorrow, June 20."
"INDOT is performing proactive bridge maintenance work over Pigeon Creek, approximately 2 ¾ miles south of US 20."
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A report received Wednesday morning from the Fort Wayne-Allen County Economic Development Alliance:
Courtesy Manchester University
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"Findings indicate that two species of Asian carp — silver and bighead carp – may be able to spawn in more Great Lakes tributaries than previously estimated."
" ... I am reminded of the risks those who wear the uniform take every day, and of their courageous service to the people of Indiana.”
Armed robbery at gun shop ends in shootout.
"The lawsuit alleges that the agency’s policies violate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973."
"A 12-inch muskie captured last month by DNR biologists in Steuben County marks the first indication of natural reproduction of the popular sport fish in any Indiana lake."
"The slowdowns are to accommodate the placement of bridge beams on the Covington Road Bridge over I-69 at this location."
"In concerts earlier this season, excise officers arrested 30 people at Zac Brown Band, 54 at Brad Paisley, 64 at May Day and 52 at Tim McGraw."
Kosciusko County reported these roads closed because of flooding on Thursday:
"INDOT will be performing proactive maintenance work on the bridges over the Norfolk Southern Railroad and CSX Railroad just north of Exit 305 (SR 14), as well as on the bridge over US 24, at Exit 302."
Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
The Journal Gazette has included all reports from northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, as written:
"Every downed wire should be treated as though it is a live wire."
Fort Wayne City Utilities issued this news release today:
The National Weather Service says these storms may bring widespread damaging winds, large hail, dangerous lightning, tornadoes, and torrential rainfall producing flash flooding.
"INDOT will be performing proactive maintenance work on the bridges over the Norfolk Southern Railroad and CSX Railroad just north of Exit 305 (SR 14), as well as on the bridge over US 24, at Exit 302."
"The business will operate as part of Nyloncraft Inc., and will be called NCI Fort Wayne."
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According to DNR estimates, Hoosier anglers spend about $100,000 to $150,000 annually to hire muskie guides.
"The SBA declared Blackford, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Delaware, Grant, Hamilton, Howard, Huntington, Madison, Miami, Tipton, Wabash and Wells counties were eligible for low interest disaster loans because of severe weather and flooding beginning on April 17."
"Traffic will be reduced to one lane, controlled by flaggers, as crews perform a fine-aggregate-layer chip seal operation to maintain the road surface."
Courtesy Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo issued this news release Friday afternoon:
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"Uncharacteristically, Indiana has the 4th highest gasoline prices in the U.S. with an overnight average price of $4.12."
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"Today, Imagine Schools and Horizon Christian Academy announced that effective July 1, 2013, both schools will re-open as Horizon Christian Academy campuses and welcome students and families for the fall 2013 school year."
"Ivy Tech will keep tuition at the 2013 rate of $111.15 per credit hour for these eligible groups for the next two academic years."
The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans issued this news release today:
Fort Wayne Community Schools issued this news release today:
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The following will have lane restrictions at times on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 7:30 a.m. until approximately 9:30 a.m. for the New Haven Canal Days’ 5K Race:
"The 2010 reductions will be eliminated completely for providers on a number of services including dental, vision, medical transportation, lab and radiology, speech and hearing therapy, freestanding dialysis and medical supplies."
Courtesy Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority
This project has been delayed.
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