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How Many Are Homeless?

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – The numbers are in and the homeless problem is bigger than many people may think. A community survey was conducted on July 19 this year within Vigo County to assess the “homeless situation”.

Shortage Of Police Officers

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – Police officer shortages are increasing. Across the country 66% of departments are seeing a noticeable drop in applicants. Not only area their fewer applicants but there are also fewer qualified applicants. Public Information

Enrollment Underway For “On My Way Pre-K”

INDIANA  – Enrollment is now underway all across Indiana for the ‘On My Way Pre-K’ program. Indiana recently expanded the kick-start program, allowing more families to participate at no charge. Eligibility requirements include certain income levels that

Indiana Hits Record Employment Numbers

INDIANAPOLIS – The number of working Hoosiers continues to climb in 2019, as the state hit record private employment in June. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) reported on July 19 that private employment last month

Foster Home Rule Changes In Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. –  The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is proposing new rules for licensed foster homes that include vaccination of children and a no-smoking policy. Among the new rules proposed by DCFS, foster homes

Death Chamber In Terre Haute To Be Put To Use Again

TERRE HAUTE, Ind –  Attorney General William P. Barr has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to adopt a proposed Addendum to the Federal Execution Protocol—clearing the way for the federal government to resume capital punishment after