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- 'Pilgrims' complete walk to Anderson, demand path to citizenship Janett Orozco's feet were sore by the time she reached the front of the Anderson City Building on Monday afternoon.
Brooks to visit Frankton High School
U.S. Representative Susan Brooks, R-District 5, will visit Frankton High School today. Brooks will visit with the some of the school's history and government students and tour the school's computer lab.
- Doctors to see new restrictions on painkiller prescriptions Indiana is joining a growing number of states adopting tighter controls on how doctors are prescribing some of the most commonly used narcotic painkillers, in an effort to curb what public health officials call an epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
- Education panel develops new A-F system An advisory panel appointed by legislative leaders to review the state’s controversial A-F accountability system has come up with its own proposal for rating schools that keeps the much-criticized letter grades but changes the formula for how those grades are assigned.
Rulings find no just cause for city's firing of Townsend
A former City of Anderson employee who has maintained for months she was wrongfully terminated has had her argument affirmed by an administrative law judge and by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
- City council approves budget The Anderson City Council and City Administration "agreed to disagree" on budget issues this year, according to Pete Heuer, director of the board of public works.
Mayor returns from Japan trip
This week Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith had 13 business meetings in two days while visiting with companies in Japan. He was accompanied by Greg Winkler, economic development director for Anderson, and Rob Sparks, executive director of the Corporation for Economic Development.
- Mayor, council disagree over new CATS hub Anderson City Council will conduct a special meeting today to discuss a new CATS bus terminal. Anderson Public Information Officer Alisha Cummings said the council and Mayor Kevin Smith's administration are at odds over the terminal's proposed location.
- Coats shifts focus to federal spending INDIANAPOLIS — Dan Coats returned home to Indiana this week, hoping to turn the political conversation away from a failed GOP strategy that partially shut down the government and toward the $700 billion in deficit spending and a national debt that st
- Maureen Hayden: Donnelly among bipartisan 'gang of 14' moderates U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly likes to joke that the way he learned to embrace negotiation and compromise was by growing up in a big family where everyone had to give up something for the common good.
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