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Auto industry bailout pulls Kokomo back from brink

Kokomo's fortunes have been entwined with the auto industry since 1894, when Elwood Haynes invented one of the first automobiles in the United States there. Since the 1930s, when then-Delco (later Delphi) located there, followed by General Motors and Chrysler, the auto industry has been the town's bread and butter.

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Indiana slow to accept federal stimulus help

Under political pressure, Gov. Mitch Daniels’ administration has come late to the federal stimulus funds game. At best, the state will recover $24 million in reimbursements for money spent by not-for-profit agencies on services to the poor.

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State to receive $83M in housing aid

The Treasury Department said Wednesday it will send $2 billion to 17 states that have unemployment rates higher than the national
average for a year. Indiana is due to receive $83 million. States will use the money for programs to aid unemployed homeowners.

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Exchanges sprout around the country

When the Indiana Health Information Exchange launched in 2004, it was one of nine truly operational exchanges around the country.
Today, the Indianapolis-based organization is one of 73, according to the latest national survey by the eHealth Initiative.

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