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  • Public Eye: Ordinance pits public freedoms against public health Kokomo Common Council Vice President Bob Hayes didn’t hold back when describing a draft of the city’s smoking ordinance that will go before committee Monday: There are no smoke and mirrors.Hayes and members of the committee aimed high with the draft

    August 17, 2014

  • Connie Lawson talks about Business One Stop, crowdfunding for startups TIPTON — Secretary of State Connie Lawson wants to help prospective business owners navigate the regulatory portions of starting a business, and make it easier for them to gather start-up money. Lawson spoke to c urrent and prospective business owner

    August 16, 2014

  • NWS-PT081514 boland fair.jpg [Duplicate] All's 'fair' for state candidates in off-off election year INDIANAPOLIS — Mike Boland wasted little time plunging into the crowd at a booth serving deep-fried dough covered with powdered sugar — the fairground delicacy better known as an elephant ear.The Democratic candidate for state treasurer shook sticky

    August 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • Annex move in day 02 IUK students find new facet of college life at The Annex Indiana University Kokomo freshman Caitlin England took a significant step in “learning how to survive as an adult” Friday as she unpacked her belongings in her new apartment. England was part of a steady stream of students moving into The Annex stud

    August 15, 2014 3 Photos

  • Pop Tab Collection 01 Aluminum tab drive gears up in Howard County A seemingly insignificant pop can tab can help families of seriously ill children feel more comfortable during trying times. For the 10th year, Howard County will start this week to collect tabs from any type of aluminum can to benefit the Ronald McD

    August 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • SCP KT 081714 bowling scholarship Bowling scholarship continues Kokomo doctor’s legacy Dr. Richard Bowling and his wife, Nanette, both had long careers serving people — he as a doctor, she as an educator — in the Kokomo community. After Richard Bowling passed away in 2000, Nanette Bowling searched for a way to continue his legacy of gi

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS KT 081614 Jerry Williams IU Kokomo appoints Jerry Williams as police chief Bringing more than 30 years of law enforcement experience to the position, Jerry Williams was named chief of police at Indiana University Kokomo on Thursday. Williams has served as a sergeant for the IU Kokomo Police Department for the past two years

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Attorney general warns of telephone scams INDIANAPOLIS — Due to a recent surge in reported phone scams, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to sign up for the state’s Do Not Call list. The next quarterly deadline to help reduce annoying sales calls and text messages is A

    August 15, 2014

  • Feds draft plan for Lake Freeman water releases MONTICELLO, Ind. (AP) — Federal officials have drafted a plan to lessen the economic impact of required water releases from a popular northwestern Indiana reservoir's dam. The operator of Lake Freeman's dam, Northern Indiana Public Service Co., is u

    August 15, 2014

  • First Year Teacher 08 First-year teachers: Meet the instructors [Editor’s note: This is the first installment in what will be an ongoing series following new teachers through their first year on the job with the goal of giving readers a better understanding of the demands of the profession. We’ll check in with th

    August 15, 2014 7 Photos

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