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September 20, 2016

 

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IDEM Declares Air Quality Alert For Several Indiana Counties

Ozone levels are expected to be in the unhealthy sensitive groups range, according to the National Weather Service.

September 19, 2016

 

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Planned Alert System Designed To Lessen Impact Of Drug Threats

A potential alert system would quickly distribute information across state lines about new drug dangers as they happen.

September 16, 2016

 

Indiana still has a slightly higher rate of uninsured than the national rate of 9.4.

More Hoosiers Are Signing Up For Health Insurance

Indiana still has a slightly higher rate of uninsured people than the national rate of 9.4.

September 15, 2016

 

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IU Bloomington Health Center Now Offering Free Naloxone Kits

The health center is taking part in a pilot program through a grant from Overdose Lifeline.

September 15, 2016

 

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East Chicago School Receives $3 Million For Lead Contamination

District officials relocated students to an abandoned middle school after dangerous levels of lead and arsenic were found.

September 15, 2016

 

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DNR: Indiana Drownings Decrease From 2014 To 2015

So far there have been 37 drowning deaths in Indiana this year. There were 43 drownings reported in 2015.

September 13, 2016

 

The Chamber wants to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21

IN Chamber Pushes Gov. Candidates To Pursue Anti-Smoking Agenda

Nearly a quarter of Hoosiers smoke – and the Indiana Chamber of Commerce says that costs the state nearly $3 billion a year in healthcare.

September 13, 2016

 

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Gregg, Holcomb Comment On East Chicago Lead Contamination

Gubernatorial candidate John Gregg accuses the state government of not doing enough when it comes to East Chicago’s lead contamination crisis.

September 13, 2016

 

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Food Insecurity Rises In Indiana, Drops Nationally

The number of people who have limited access to healthy food year round dropped nationally, but is growing in Indiana.

September 12, 2016

 

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Morgan Co. Suspects Dealers Lacing Heroin With Synthetic Opioids

Dealers sometimes cut heroin with synthetic opioids, which are cheaper and faster to get out on the streets. They're also much more potent than heroin.

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