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Pence in Texas for tour of border, fundraisers

Staff report from The Monitor (McAllen, Texas) Vice President Mike Pence landed at McAllen-Miller International Airport Friday afternoon. Pence is expected to tour the U.S.-Mexico border...
Governor, state officials visit Columbus to learn about workforce development efforts

Indiana's governor, state officials and lawmakers are receiving a one-day tutorial today on Columbus' efforts to align its educational system to workforce needs, a...
Good morning Columbus. What you need to know — a scrum with the governor, watch East wrestlers on the run,  a flu death, Elwood Staffing

Greetings Columbus -- The governor is in town today, and we'll be in a "scrum" with him about 2:30 p.m. No, that's not a word coming...
Cintas seeks tax abatement for new warehouse at Woodside Northwest

Cintas Corp., a supplier and distributor of corporate identity uniform programs and other supplies, is seeking a tax abatement from the city for a...
Driver arrested after canine alerts to narcotics inside vehicle

A local man was arrested on a charge of dealing in methamphetamine after he was stopped for a minor traffic violation. Officer Travis Harbaugh stopped...
People Trail closes near Northbrook because of high water

Columbus Parks and Recreation Department has closed the People Trail near Northbrook because of high water. The section will reopen after the water has...
Quail Run apartment fire in Columbus displaces 15; 4 rescued

COLUMBUS, Indiana -- It will be days before any of the 15 displaced tenants in a Quail Run Apartments building damaged by fire will be...
Firm’s expansion could double local employment

The leaders of a family owned national staffing company can look out their Columbus headquarters and a see a tangible example of growth that’s...
Massacre at Florida high school on minds of Bartholomew County students

School safety was on the minds of Bartholomew County students Thursday, a day after 17 people were killed at a high school in Parkland,...
Flu factor in girl’s death

Complications of an influenza B infection has been ruled the cause of death for a 7-year-old Columbus girl. First-grader Savanna Jessie had been healthy until...

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