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A memorial at Lucas Oil Stadium over the weekend honored the eight killed in a mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility. Gov. Eric Holcomb and other elected officials shared letters, video messages and prayers.

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Members of the religious coalition Faith in Indiana gathered at the Statehouse Tuesday to do two things: call on Gov. Eric Holcomb to use part of Indiana’s share of the American Rescue Plan on gun violence intervention programs, and ask for a summer study committee to revisit proposed legislation for driving cards.

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Monday night's the last game of March Madness, but Indy’s hospitality industry hopes this NCAA financial boost is just a start. The Indianapolis Marriott Downtown is the last hotel hosting teams. It now looks to the future of how the 2021 tourism and convention season will define this year’s business outlook.

Indianapolis May Host All March Madness Games This Season

Nov 16, 2020
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The NCAA is considering moving all 67 March Madness games to Indianapolis. The organization hopes to consolidate venues to reduce risk during the pandemic.

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Japanese IndyCar driver Takuma Sato took the checkered flag to win the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500. But instead of the roar of the crowds to celebrate the moment, it was just the humming of engines.

Indy 500 Officials Comment On The Upcoming Race

Aug 21, 2020
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The 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 is days away with final preparations being made for the “Greatest Spectacle In Racing.” Race officials are encouraging fans to stay home and watch the race on television.

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An Indiana trucking and logistics company is expanding in Indianapolis as the coronavirus pandemic increases demand in the industry. The company plans to add 220 jobs in the next couple of years.

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The Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced Tuesday fan attendance will be further limited to the Indy 500.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of a black man who was fatally shot by an Indianapolis police officer planned to call for an independent investigation of his death Wednesday, nearly a month after he was killed following a police pursuit of a vehicle he was driving.

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Indianapolis, IN - Police say two people are dead following shootings that occurred late Saturday night amid violent protests in downtown Indianapolis.

The deadly shootings happened at Market and Talbot streets and 10 E. Market St. Two people were also shot in the area of Alabama and New York streets, according to IMPD. Their condition was unknown.

Indianapolis imposes curfew after 2 nights of violence

May 31, 2020
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis mayor ordered an overnight curfew after two nights of violent protests over the Minneapolis death of George Floyd led to several shootings and widespread downtown damage.

Gen Con Cancels 2020 Convention, Plans Virtual Events

May 19, 2020
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Downtown Indianapolis will go this summer without the thousands of game enthusiasts who attend Gen Con. On Tuesday, the tabletop game convention announced it was canceling the in-person event in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Fewer people are traveling due to restrictions and concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. Tourism officials in the state say they’re watching the situation closely.

All IN: Recycling

Oct 22, 2019

Most Indiana Casinos Prepared To Offer Sports Betting

Jul 31, 2019

Charges Filed Against One Of Two Judges Shot, Previously Arrested Suspects

Jun 28, 2019
Jim McClelland, executive director for drug prevention, treatment and enforcement, delivers the keynote address at an event discussing opioids in the workplace. (Justin Hicks/IPB News)
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marion County is launching a needle exchange program that will enlist a vehicle the size of a small school bus to combat Indianapolis' soaring hepatitis C rate by distributing clean syringes and collecting used ones.

The vehicle unveiled Wednesday by the county's health department will begin visiting two east side Indianapolis neighborhoods next week. But it could eventually make stops in other neighborhoods, based on recommendations by police and health officials.

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