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TODAY IS Sunday July 05th


(07-02-2015) • Indiana terminates RFRA public relations contract
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis
(07-02-2015) • Truck strikes buggy and leaves the scene
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: CR 700 S near 500 W • Topeka, IN
(07-02-2015) • Offenders cite RFRA in lawsuit over church attendance
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(07-01-2015) • Fatal crash closes SR 5
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 0380 N SR 5 • Shipshewana, IN
(06-30-2015) • Woman found dead in camper near South Milford
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Gordon's Campground • Wolcottville, IN
(06-30-2015) • Dispute over animal control could reach end Monday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-30-2015) • Another earthquake hits SW Michigan
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Union City, MI
(06-30-2015) • Topeka Pharmacy a finalist in nationwide contest
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Topeka, IN
(06-30-2015) • Motorcyclist injured in St. Joseph County crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Three Rivers, MI
(06-30-2015) • Clerk, Register of Deeds office closing early today
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(06-30-2015) • Incident on Toll Road in Lagrange County ends peacefully
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indiana Toll Road near 130 mm eastbound • Howe, IN
(06-29-2015) • Speed, alcohol factors in fatal Branch County crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Quincy, MI
(06-29-2015) • Wolcottville man facing charges after hit-run crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Wolcottville, IN
(06-27-2015) • Michigan Governor Snyder responds to SCOTUS ruling on marriage
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LANSING
(06-27-2015) • Medical condition causes crash near Three Rivers
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Three Rivers, MI
(06-27-2015) • Stutzman statement on SCOTUS marriage decision
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: WASHINGTON
(06-27-2015) • Horse, buggy strike car on US 20
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: US 20 and 350 W • LaGrange, IN
(06-27-2015) • Police impersonator stops woman near Lagrange
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: SR 9 and 300 N • LaGrange, IN
(06-26-2015) • Governor Mike Pence issues statement on same-sex marriage
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: INDIANAPOLIS
(06-26-2015) • Paramedic Garry Hammer remembered at EMS Memorial
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: COLORADO SPRINGS
(06-25-2015) • Deer sends Big Long Lake motorcyclist to the hospital
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 59010 E CR 700 S
(06-25-2015) • DeKalb Health hospital names new CEO
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Auburn, IN
(06-25-2015) • Child injured in Angola crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(06-24-2015) • Mt. Zion Lutheran Church welcomes new pastor
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(06-24-2015) • Chase ends in Middlebury with arrest of Elkhart man
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Middlebury, IN
(06-23-2015) • Some St. Joseph Co. squadcars to get tablets
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(06-23-2015) • Gas line work could create delays on CR 700 South
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: CR 700 S • Topeka, IN
(06-23-2015) • Sturgis Public Schools board adopts new budget
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(06-23-2015) • Cole Foundation commits $1 million to Regional Cities match
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: FORT WAYNE
(06-23-2015) • Glick gets study committee assignments
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: INDIANAPOLIS
(06-23-2015) • Home sales rise in May
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: INDIANAPOLIS
(06-23-2015) • CVS robber sentenced in Angola
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN


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Indiana terminates RFRA public relations contract
Thursday Jul 02, 2015 3:27pm
Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana is cancelling the public relations contract it signed after the Religious Freedom Restoration Act debacle.

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation issued a statement Thursday saying in light of the state’s strong economic news it is canceling its contract with Porter Novelli.

I-E-D-C Executive Vice President Chris Cotterill says the initial guidance given by the firm will allow the state to redouble efforts to attract business and tourism through current initiatives.

The agency will pay Porter Novelli $365,000 from its existing marketing budget.

The contract itself created bad P-R for the Pence administration, which agreed to spend $750,000 on the initial phase of the contract. It was signed after events began pulling out of Indianapolis and the state amid accusations the new law legalized discrimination against gays and lesbians.

State Democratic Party Chairman John Zody says the cancellation raises more questions than it answers. He called on Pence to release the contract and the plan put together by the firm.





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