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- Elwood fine-tunes end-of-year city fund transfers The Elwood City Council spent Monday night's meeting shoring up money for shortfalls in city funds in several areas, including new allowances for holiday decorations and gas money for police.
Indiana GOP leaders ready to scrap Common Core
The Republican leaders of the General Assembly want Indiana to scrap the Common Core education standards and have the state adopt its own guidelines to prepare students for college and careers, a report Sunday said.
- Party leaders surprised by Sawyer resignation Chairmen of Republican Party organizations in central Indiana expressed surprise at the sudden resignation of Dwayne Sawyer as state auditor.
Lanane: Townsend cleared in 2011 investigation
Members of Mayor Kevin Smith's administration said they were unaware of a 2011 investigation into allegations of conflict of interest in the Community Development Department.
- Three churches have plans for expansion Three churches have plans to expand following approval from the City Council to vacate two streets.
Council cancels executive session
A requested executive session with the Anderson Common Council to discuss former employee Kim Townsend's job termination has been canceled.
'Promise unfulfilled': JFK not highly ranked by AU professor
Promise unfulfilled. That's how historian Joel D. Shrock describes John F. Kennedy's presidency that ended by assassination 50 years ago today. "I think he could have been one of the best presidents we've ever had," says Shrock, a professor of history at Anderson University. "But that promise went unfulfilled."
Kennedy had lasting impact on local Democrats
For most of his life the legacy of President John F. Kennedy has been a part of Tom Broderick Jr.’s memories. During the 1960 campaign, Kennedy made stops in Pendleton, Anderson, and a farm in Lafayette Township with a large rally at Beulah Park in Alexandria.
County employees get $500 bonus
For the first time since 2006 full-time employees of Madison County will be receiving a little bit more in their paychecks at the end of this year.
Lugar awarded Medal of Freedom
Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday in Washington, the crowning achievement to a life dedicated to public service.
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