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Pence authorizes raises for workers with good reviews

Raises range from 2 percent to 6 percent depending on performance.
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Identity theft is target of proposed Indiana law

The legislation, proposed by Attorney General Greg Zoeller, would require online businesses to ensure data is secure and to delete any information no longer needed.
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IndyGo's real-time features for riders delayed

The city bus company is in the midst of a technology upgrade that's supposed to include next-bus arrival information via digital signs at downtown stops and text messaging.
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Pence goes without issuing pardon in first two years

Gov. Mike Pence, who has said he wants Indiana to be a leader in giving criminals who've served their time a second chance, hasn't granted a single pardon during his first two years in office.
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Nursing home construction moratorium fight fuels lobbying, donations

The two sides duking it out over a construction ban on nursing homes spent more than $475,000 over six months to win lawmakers to their sides—a spike of 37 percent over previous years. And that kind of high-stakes fight is about to happen again.
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Reservoir or riverside trail system: Which is best for Madison County?

Economic development officials are advancing a plan to dam the White River in Anderson and create a seven-mile lake, but environmental groups are pushing the idea of a riverside trail as an alternative with equal promise but less expense and environmental destruction.
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Poll quizzes Hoosiers on presidential aspirants

Even in his home state, Gov. Mike Pence is not as widely recognized as former Secretary of State and first lady Hillary Clinton, but he’s more of a vote-getter.
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Pence accepts resignation of deputy chief of staff

Pence announced that he had accepted the resignation of Ryan Streeter, who is leaving his position as deputy chief of staff of policy and strategy.
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Supporters to press funding case for Evansville med school

Indiana University, the University of Southern Indiana and Ivy Tech Community College are seeking a total of nearly $50 million for the campus that would cover about six city blocks.
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Private hiring in state boomed by 15,800 jobs in November

In December, Indiana saw its biggest monthly increase in private sector jobs in 15 years, as the national economy boosted hiring across the country.
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