Indy woman celebrates first 4th of July as a U.S. citizen — FOX59

GREENWOOD, Ind. — The Fourth of July holiday is a time to celebrate freedom and being a citizen of the United States. It’s a title some people fight their whole lives to earn. Nathalia Wheeler waited nine years to become a U.S. citizen. She celebrated Thursday in Freedom Park. Wheeler wore a red, white, and… via Indy woman celebrates first 4th of July as a U.S. citizen — FOX59 Continue reading Indy woman celebrates first 4th of July as a U.S. citizen — FOX59

Indiana fish farm processes nation’s first GMO animal for human consumption — FOX59

ALBANY, Ind. — It’s the first genetically modified animal approved for consumption, and it’s growing in Albany, Indiana. AquaBounty Technologies is processing GMO salmon, and it could be hitting the market next year. Their fish farm off of E. Gregory Road received a shipment of roughly 90,000 bio-engineered eggs last month. Since then, the salmon… via Indiana fish farm processes nation’s first GMO animal for human consumption — FOX59 Continue reading Indiana fish farm processes nation’s first GMO animal for human consumption — FOX59

IN Focus: Holcomb calls hate crime bill “step in right direction” — FOX59

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric Holcomb (R-IN) signed the hate crimes bill into law Wednesday, after lawmakers passed the controversial bill on Tuesday. In February, Senate Bill 12 passed the Indiana Senate after lawmakers stripped it of language identifying specific characteristics, including race, sexual orientation and gender identity, prompting criticism that the language did not go far enough… via IN Focus: Holcomb calls hate crime bill “step in right direction” — FOX59 Continue reading IN Focus: Holcomb calls hate crime bill “step in right direction” — FOX59

Governor Holcomb prepared to fight for specific hate crimes bill — FOX59

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb says he will spend the next two months working with lawmakers in the House to amend the hate crimes bill passed by the Senate last week. While talking with reporters Wednesday, Holcomb called the Senate version of the bill too vague to get Indiana off a list of… via Governor Holcomb prepared to fight for specific hate crimes bill — FOX59 Continue reading Governor Holcomb prepared to fight for specific hate crimes bill — FOX59

Inside Indiana on Hardwood Sector

New Strategy to Focus on Indiana’s Hardwood Sector Posted: Feb 05, 2019 7:15 PM ESTUpdated: Feb 06, 2019 9:15 AM EST By Alex Brown, Multimedia Journalist CONNECT Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch unveiled the strategy Tuesday at the Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association’s annual convention. INDIANAPOLIS –Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch has unveiled a new initiative to boost Indiana’s hardwood industry. The Indiana Hardwood Strategy aims to expand existing wood processing facilities and attract new hardwood companies to Indiana. Crouch says the industry contributes more than $10 billion to Indiana’s economy and supports more than 70,000 high-wage jobs. In an interview with Inside Indiana Business, Crouch said an assessment of … Continue reading Inside Indiana on Hardwood Sector

Inside Indiana Article on Hot Innovations

Top Stories Principal: New Purdue Polytechnic HS Targets Workforce The founding principal for the second Purdue Polytechnic High School location in Indianapolis says the school’s mission is to make sure all students have access to a high-quality education. Plans for the new school, which will initially be located in a former Central Indiana Community Foundation building in Broad Ripple, were announced this morning. Keeanna Warren says serving in her new role fulfills a goal she set when the first Purdue Polytechnic High School was unveiled. Read More WATCH: In an interview with Inside Indiana Business reporter Mary-Rachel Redman, Warren outlined some of … Continue reading Inside Indiana Article on Hot Innovations

Indiana Black Expo 2017 Kickoff

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A call to action kicks off Indiana Black Expo’s summer celebration. All of Indianapolis is being challenged to take an active role in our communities, to make the circle city a better place to live and work. At the Black Expo ecumenical service tonight, community leaders and elected officials asked people to […] via Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration kicks off with call to action — CBS 4 – Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV The support from Local, National and Internation Companies for Indiana lack Expo makes an economic impact to the State of Indiana, as … Continue reading Indiana Black Expo 2017 Kickoff