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September 3, 2013

Local & State briefs: Sept. 4

Court date for psychologist set

ANDERSON — An October trial date has been set for an Anderson psychologist charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.

Bruce E. Jones, 65, is scheduled to appear in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana at 9 a.m. Oct. 21, in Indianapolis. In May 2012, Jones was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of possession of more than two dozen firearms and fraudulently billing counseling services in excess of $100,000.

Fresh produce giveaway today

ANDERSON — The Anderson Impact Center, in collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank, will have a fresh produce giveaway today at 2 p.m. (while supplies last) at The Anderson Impact Center, 630 Nichol Ave.

Individuals are encouraged to bring their own bags.

City Market closed Saturday

ANDERSON – The Anderson City Market will be closed this Saturday during the Andersontown Powwow in Athletic Park, but will be open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 14, 21 and 28.

Kiwanis/Lions Club program Thursday

ANDERSON — The public is invited to the Kiwanis/Lions Clubs, 11:30 a.m. Thursday lunch (cost $7) meeting in the lower level of First United Methodist Church, 1215 Jackson St.

The program will begin at 12:20 p.m., with speaker Steve Sipka of Exodus House. Free parking is available behind the church. Information: Tim Freeman, 617-8473.

’Let’s Talk’ session to feature nutritionist

ANDERSON — Thursday’s 5 p.m. “Let’s Talk” Impact Action Committee session, designed for girls ages 13-17, will feature Purdue Extension nutritionist Lynn Schocke.

Schocke will present a “hands-on” tacos demonstration at the Anderson Impact Center, 630 Nichol Ave. (formerly Robinson Elementary School). RSVP to Jessica Woodall at 643-7793 or Mae Gray at 623-9249.

Court sets IBM welfare hearing

INDIANAPOLIS — The state’s legal fight with IBM Corp. over a failed attempt to overhaul Indiana’s welfare system will go before the Indiana Court of Appeals in November.

The state is appealing a Marion County judge’s rulings last year awarding $52 million to IBM after then-Gov. Mitch Daniels canceled in 2009 what was a 10-year, $1.37 billion contract to process applications for food stamps, Medicaid and other programs.

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  • Tim Kean: Can we have a 'A New State of Mind?' I have recently read some great articles about people coming together to make a difference in the lives of children facing food insecurity. The collective effort of a group can provide some much-needed food to kids who may not have a meal when they return home from school or during the weekend.

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    Action two weeks ago by the Madison County Commissioners to close Data Processing Board meetings to the public might run afoul of the Indiana Open Door law, and a local resident is considering filing a complaint with the Public Access Counselor’s office for a determination.

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