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Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler, along with other Hoosier mayors, testified before a House committee this week – regarding the growing menace of methamphetamine. The House is considering a bill – passed by the Indiana Senate – that would put more restrictions on the sale of pseudoephedrine, an over-the-counter cold medicine sometimes used in meth production. Tyler says he isn’t optimistic about Indiana solving its meth problem without action at the Statehouse. The mayor suggested lawmakers should consider making pseudoephedrine a prescription medication. Other spoke to the fact that meth is draining their communities of finances, resources and man-hours.
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Indianapolis native Ed Carpenter will sit on the pole Sunday for the start of the Indianapolis 500. It’s the first time on the pole for him. He‘ll be joined on the front row by rookie Carlos Munoz and Marco Andretti. EJ Viso, rookie AJ Allmendinger and Will Power will start in row two. Last year‘s [...]24.05.13
All eyes are on the speedway this weekend. And you’ll probably get a glimpse of the 2013 500 Festival Queen. Ball State University junior Allison Jacob was awarded the jeweled crown – which she’ll be sporting this weekend at all of her public appearances. In addition to winning the title, Jacob also received a 25-hundred [...]24.05.13
Contractors moved barrels and barricades along interstate work sites Friday to help accommodate Memorial Weekend traffic. The Indiana Department of Transportation mandated that there be no work in construction zones over the holiday weekend and Indiana State Police will be closely monitoring those sites.