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June 19, 2013

Local and State Briefs: June 19

Triad to meet Thursday at Mall

ANDERSON — Triad will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Mounds Mall to discuss how to better protect older Hoosiers from telemarketing scams, frauds, financial exploitation, abuse and other crimes.

Speakers expected to address these issues include Anderson Police Chief Larry Crenshaw, Wayne County Sheriff Jeff Cappa, and officers from the Madison County Sheriff’s Department and the Marion County Sheriff’s Department. Also speaking will be Dustin Ziegler from the Alzheimer’s Association and several other health care professionals.

Fight over gay youth plates renewed

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s Bureau of Motor Vehicles extended its battle this week over specialty auto license plates for a group that counsels gay and lesbian youth, ordering an administrative law judge to review her findings that the agency improperly revoked the group’s specialty license plate last year.

BMV Commissioner Scott Waddell ordered Administrative Law Judge Melissa Reynolds to re-open the case and assess whether the Indiana Youth Group had been “selling” or “auctioning” low-number license plates. Reynolds ruled last month that the group had violated Indiana law and its state contract by receiving payments in exchange for low-numbered license plates, but found the actions didn’t constitute an auction or warrant the revocation of the plate.

Ritz asked to support Common Core

NDIANAPOLIS — A group of Indiana teachers says requiring teachers to use two sets of education standards will disrupt learning for students.

Members of the group Stand for Children delivered a letter Tuesday to Indiana School Superintendent Glenda Ritz asking her to support the national Common Core education standards. The state has halted implementation of the Common Core standards pending a review this summer by Indiana lawmakers. Some conservatives say Common Core interferes with local control of education.

Slaying suspect faces gun charges

COLUMBUS — Federal firearms charges have been filed against the man identified as the sole suspect in the shooting deaths of four people in southern Indiana.

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