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April 1, 2014

Local Briefs: April 1

Edgewood BZA to consider store permit

EDGEWOOD — The Edgewood Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public meeting regarding a request for a conditional use permit for MUGS Coffee.

The meeting will start at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Town Hall, 3405 Nichol Ave.

Indiana’s roadsides to be tidied up

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Transportation’s annual Trash Bash is scheduled April 5-27 and coincides with National Earth Day to aid in raising awareness of litter.

In 2013, more than 20,678 bags of trash were collected from alongside 3,400 miles of Indiana roadways by INDOT maintenance crews, Indiana Department of Correction offender crews and 1,633 Adopt-A-Highway volunteers, according to a press release. Also collected were 1,256 cubic yards of loose debris that included an electric meter, laptop, horse whip and cash.

Deadline brings crush of applicants

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana health care coverage applicants flooded advocates Monday with requests for help on the final day for enrolling in plans under the federal health overhaul.

Lucinda Nord of the Indiana Association of United Ways tracked enrollment throughout the day. She said many federal coverage navigators who usually join her on a weekly call couldn’t do so Monday because they were too busy with clients. In New Albany, two navigators reported having 65 people show up to an enrollment event last week.

Ferry service starts at closed bridge

MADISON — A jet boat that normally takes people on Ohio River thrill rides is being used to ferry commuters at the site of the closed bridge between Madison, Ind., and Milton, Ky.

The free ferry trips by Rockin’ Thunder Jet Boat Rides started Monday morning near where the U.S. 421 bridge has been closed since a March 11 accident that hurt a man working on the replacement bridge.

Convict must pay support for dead child

MUNCIE — The Indiana Court of Appeals says a Muncie man serving a 60-year sentence for murder must pay child support for his dead daughter.

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