After months of struggling to secure a location, the Tippecanoe Co. Health Department plans to inaugurate a needle exchange program in its building on Friday.
Lafayette's mayor has opposed basing the exchange in a residential neighborhood since county commissioners voted in November to start the program.
Officials say meth overdoses have decreased, in part because lawmakers cracked down on access to meth ingredients.
The Lafayette winner walked away with $189.1 million, which would've earned the county more than $2 million.
County commissioners set a meeting for 10 a.m. Nov. 21 to hear public comment on the plan.
The county commissioners approved the addition less than two weeks after the Lafayette City Council approved similar protections for transgender people.
After a lengthy public debate, the Lafayette City Council voted unanimously to add gender identity protections to the city’s human relations ordinance.
Within five years, the workforce at the GE Aviation plant is expected to exceed 200 people.
The Indiana secretary of state says scammers are telling Tippecanoe County residents they can vote over the phone to avoid long election lines.
The finalists are Hamilton County Judge Steven Nation, Tippecanoe County Judge Loretta Rush and Indianapolis attorney Geoffrey Slaughter.