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Brown County will get state’s largest nature preserve

by IPR News

July 28, 2010

Indiana’s Brown County will soon boast the state’s largest nature preserve.  With almost 3,400 acres, the Ten O’Clock Line Nature Preserve at Brown County State Park is more than twice the size of the state’s second largest preserve at Turkey Run State Park.  Department of National Resources officials say the preserve includes an intact block... More »

Anderson teachers recalled

by IPR News

July 28, 2010

Anderson Community Schools has given 46 teachers their jobs back at a special Tuesday night meeting.  At the end of the school year, A-C-S laid off 163 teachers.  Now, 28 percent of them will return to teach.  Recalled positions come from almost all disciplines… including 11 elementary school teachers and two deans.  School officials say more teachers will... More »

Applying for federally funded unemployment benefits

by IPR News

July 26, 2010

Hoosiers can begin filing for extended unemployment benefits on Tuesday, August 3rd, according to the state’s Department of Workforce Development.  A recently passed federal law extends unemployment benefits for people out of work for six months or more.  The office estimates the new federal law will give benefits to about eighty thousand Hoosiers.  Commissioner Mark... More »

Ball State begins process to recertify with NCAA

by IPR News

July 26, 2010

It’s time for Ball State University’s athletic teams to be recertified by the NCAA for Division I play.  The recertification process is required of all colleges and universities who participate in NCAA sports.  Recertification happens every ten years.  A committee of Ball State administration, faculty, and staff will spend a year looking at athletes and... More »

Indiana graded on disabilities act provisions

by IPR News

July 23, 2010

A new statewide survey rates Indiana with a grade of “C” for complying with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.   Monday marks the 20th anniversary of the Act, intended to help Americans with physical and mental challenges.  Conducted by Indiana University, the survey rated Indiana poorly in employment opportunities for people with disabilities and... More »

Muncie’s Hotel Roberts sold at auction

by IPR News

July 14, 2010

Muncie’s Hotel Roberts has been sold to Farmer’s Bank — the bank that originally foreclosed the 1920′s building. The Frankfort bank had the highest winning bid, buying the hotel for $850,000. Bank senior vice president Randy Snyder said the bank will likely re-sell Hotel Roberts to a developer. The building was open to the public... More »

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