The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update

State News

February 3, 2014

Local Briefs: Feb. 4

Newspaper to host blood drive

ANDERSON — The Herald Bulletin, 1133 Jackson St., will host a blood drive today from 1 to 4:45 p.m. Current time openings are 1:30, 1:45, and 2:15 p.m., as well as 4:15, 4:30 and 4:45 p.m.

The Bloodmobile will be parked in the newspaper’s lower parking lot west of the building. Appointments may be made by calling Tammy Everitt at 648-4242.

Ind. 28 closed briefly Monday

ELWOOD - A section of Ind. 28 east of Elwood was closed Monday morning after a car struck an electrical utility pole and knocked lines down onto the highway.

No one was injured in the 10:40 a.m. accident which occurred in the 6700 block of West Ind. 28. An underground gas line was also ruptured in the accident.

Tea Party group to meet Monday

MUNCIE — The Muncie 9.12 Tea Party will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Kennedy Library, 1700 W. McGalliard Road.

The United Nations Agenda 21, sustainability, will be the topic of Frank Weyl’s message. He will discuss Common Core, Blue Way, national parks, and public and private ownership of industry. The public is invited to attend.

Korean War veterans to meet Monday

ANDERSON — Anderson Tri-County Chapter 308 of KWWA (Korean War Veterans Association) will meet Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266, 3210 Columbus Ave. The meeting had initially been set for a different time.

Any veterans of the Korean War or veterans who served in Korea are invited to attend. The program will be presented by Ralph Luke, a retired Anderson fireman. Information: Chapter Commander Ray Turpen, 643-7196.

Privacy protection bill passed in House

INDIANAPOLIS — A bill that would restrict law enforcement access to surveillance drones, GPS trackers and unwarranted cellphone searches has cleared the Indiana House.

The House voted 85-11 in favor of the bill Monday. The measure would prevent law enforcement from operating unmanned aircraft, requesting passwords for electronic data or using real-time tracking devices without first obtaining court orders.

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