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UPS Announces Hiring Plans for 2014 Holiday Season

UPS today announced that it expects to hire up to 95-thousand seasonal employees to support the anticipated holiday surge in package deliveries that’ll begin in October and continue through January 2015. The company says seasonal positions, which include include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers, have long been an entry point for permanent employment, […]

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US 421 Reopens After Fatal Crash

The Indiana Department of Transportation reports that US 421 has reopened after a fatal accident that occurred north of Westville this morning. For a few hours today, about a seven-mile stretch of US 421 was closed between Michigan City and Westville as responders were on scene. Police in La Porte County say the accident occurred […]

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Over 200 Hoosiers Report IRS Phone Scam

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller today said more than two-hundred Indiana residents have reported getting a phone call from someone claiming to be with the IRS and demanding immediate payment on a tax debt — with many of these calls occurring in recent days. Zoeller says be warned, as scammers may even be able to […]

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Federal Funds to Improve State Unemployment Program

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced awards totaling more than 87-million dollars to improve state unemployment insurance programs. and Indiana’s share is nearly one-and-a-half million dollars. The funding, awarded to 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, will go toward technology upgrades for unemployment insurance programs to make sure […]

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Indiana Issues 2013 Workplace Fatality Report

The Indiana Department of Labor reports 123 worker deaths occurred last year, the third-lowest number on record. The number was an increase from the year before. In 2012, the number of worker fatalities was 115, a record low for Indiana. The preliminary review of workplace fatalities in 2013 shows the number one cause of worker […]

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Tiny Indiana cross draws lawsuit threat from 2nd secular groupIndianapolis Star"The state is sending a message to all veterans who do not subscribe to the Christian faith that their service is less valued," the group wrote Monday in a letter to Gov. Mike Pence and Cameron Clark, director of India...[read more]

NBCNews.comAlleged Cannibalism Stuns Indiana Town of JeffersonvilleNBCNews.comThis story contains graphic content that may be disturbing to some readers. A southern Indiana town is reeling after 33-year-old Joseph Albert Oberhansley was charged with killing his girlfriend in a case so disturbing ...[read more]

WRTV IndianapolisData suggests Indiana suspends more black students than other statesWISH-TVINDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Researchers, educators and a doctoral student seemed to echo the same message Tuesday: Indiana has a racial disparity when it comes to school discipline. Speaking before a panel of la...[read more]

Toby Keith's publicist responds to accusations he was drunk at Indiana concertWISH-TVNOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — When country star Toby Keith stopped at Klipsch Music Center in the Indianapolis suburbs on Saturday, his fans used social media to talk about his apparent drunkenness. Multiple fans sa...[read more]

Indiana is no stranger to church-and-state controversiesIndianapolis StarThe flap over a cross statue in a Liberty state park is hardly the first time debate erupted in Indiana over whether Christianity should be separate from public property and institutions. Here are other notable cases in the ...[read more]

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Montgomery Community MediaMaryland cold case leads to Bedford CountyRoanoke TimesThe Montgomery County, Maryland, Police Cold Case Squad followed a lead to Bedford County, specifically to Taylor Mountain Road in the Thaxton area. They were assisted by Virginia State Police, Bedford County Sherif...[read more]

ABC NewsMan accused of stabbing women sentenced in New YorkUpstart MagazineLucius Crawford On Tuesday in suburban New York, a 61 year old man was sentenced to 25 years of life in prison. It is because he stabbed his girlfriend to death. He also has long history of attacking women. Advertisements....[read more]

NBCNews.comSearch for missing UVa student intensifiesRoanoke TimesCHARLOTTESVILLE — The search for a University of Virginia student shifted Tuesday after police obtained video showing her walking outside a Charlottesville bar, but authorities appeared to draw no closer to finding her three days a...[read more]

ReutersCiting security threat, Obama expands US role fighting EbolaReutersATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the U.S. role in trying to halt its spread, in...[read more]

89.3 KPCCSeventh Los Angeles sheriff's official found guilty in jail probeReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was found guilty on Tuesday of obstruction of justice and conspiracy for his role in trying to thwart a federal probe into prisoner abuse and other...[read more]