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  1. Gov. Mitch Daniels to present awards at IBE receptionTue, 12 Jul 2011 14:48:46 EST
    INDIANAPOLIS Governor Mitch Daniels will recognize five education, business and community leaders from across the state today at the Indiana Black Expo, Inc.s (IBE) 41st annual Summer Celebration Governors Reception.
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  2. Gary officials make plans for Michael Jackson museumMon, 01 Nov 2010 17:03:48 EST
    FROM BLACKNEWS.COM -- Gary officials hope a planned museum honoring native son Michael Jackson will bring as many visitors as Elvis Presley's Graceland does. But attendance at other sites honoring the King of Pop and other popular entertainers suggests the numbers could be less than Mayor Rudy Clay predicts. Joe Jackson, the singer's father, and project promoter Simon Sahouri say preliminary research indicates 500,000 to 750,000 visitors a year could visit Gary as a result of the development. http://www.blacknews.com/news/michael_jackson_museum_gary_indiana101.shtml
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  3. Judge Tanya Pratt makes historyMon, 01 Nov 2010 17:00:31 EST
    This Friday, October 8, 2010, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana will convene to formally swear in the Honorable Tanya Walton Pratt. The ceremony will be held at 2:00 p.m. in the William E. Steckler Ceremonial Courtroom, Room 202, of the Birch Bayh Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 46 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis.
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  4. American Heart Association promotes eating healthyMon, 01 Nov 2010 16:56:45 EST
    As Americans contemplate voting for change on Tuesday, Election Day, the American Heart Association encourages everyone to make a change in their own lives on Wednesday Start! Eating Healthy Day. A recent American Heart Association study shows that 70 percent of American adults report being told by a health care professional to make a lifestyle change. Start! Eating Healthy Day signifies the dedication of the American Heart Associations Start! initiative to the health and wellness of all Americans. It is not only beneficial for the heart to engage in physical activity, but its also important to maintain a healthy and well-balanced diet.
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  5. Hatcher announces candidacy for mayor of GaryMon, 01 Nov 2010 16:54:42 EST
    FROM GARY CRUSADER -- After months of discussing the serious concerns and challenges that face the city Attorney Ragen Hatcher will officially announce this weekend a decision that is critical to the future development of Gary. Attorney Hatcher will announce her candidacy for Mayor of Gary Saturday, October 30 at Indiana University Northwest in Savannah Hall beginning at 11 a.m.
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  6. Will Black Expo choose chaos or communityFri, 30 Jul 2010 15:13:37 EST
    BY AMOS BROWN III, FROM INDIANAPOLIS RECORDER. INDIANAPOLIS -- I was standing inside the Steak & Shake at Ground Zero (Illinois and Maryland streets) at 9:30 on Black Expo Saturday night. Public Safety Director Dr. Frank Straub and I were waiting to order milkshakes, when we heard loud noises outside and screaming inside. Two people yelled Duck.
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  7. Mayor Clay and city council waging war on Gary's problemsFri, 30 Jul 2010 15:09:27 EST
    BY CARMEN M. WOODSON-WRAY, FROM GARY CRUSADER. It seems as though Gary mayor, Rudy Clay and the Gary Council have finally had enough with the way the city looks not only to them, but to visitors who travel throughout the city.
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  8. Dennis Gayle chosen to lead academic affairs at Indiana TechFri, 30 Jul 2010 15:04:29 EST
    FROM INK NEWSPAPER, FORT WAYNE. FORT WAYNE -- Dr. Dennis J. Gayle is Indiana Techs new vice president of academic affairs. Gayle has extensive experience in academic program development, student retention and faculty development.
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  9. Congressman Andre Carson: One term, many accomplishmentsFri, 30 Jul 2010 15:01:03 EST
    BY BRANDON A. PERRY, FROM THE INDIANAPOLIS RECORDER. INDIANAPOLIS -- In less than two years, Congressman Andr Carson has become known nationally as a strong voice for working families and Americans who need opportunity and justice.
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  10. Making a choice about a neighborhood schoolThu, 08 Jul 2010 19:25:10 EST
    From INK Newspaper Online. FORT WAYNE -- Neighbors offered choice on proposed school at Pontiac near Anthony -- People living in Southeast Fort Wayne are getting an opportunity they rarely get when it comes to potential development in their neighborhood.
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  11. Back home againThu, 08 Jul 2010 19:17:46 EST
    FROM Indianapolis Recorder, Amos Brown III. INDIANAPOLIS -- Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, founded in 1911 at Indiana University in Bloomington, will return home to its founding roots a year from now for its Centennial Celebration and 80th Grand Chapter Meeting.
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  12. IBE kicks off Summer Celebration with serviceThu, 08 Jul 2010 18:05:56 EST
    INDIANAPOLIS Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard will help kick off the 40th annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration with an ecumenical service at Light of the World Christian Church at 7 p.m. tonight (July 8).
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  13. Women, minority firms benefit from Ivy Tech contractTue, 06 Jul 2010 18:23:01 EST
    Indianapolis -- Ivy Tech Community College has entered into multi-year agreements with ten furniture suppliers, including five minority- or woman-owned business enterprises, in order to save money through standardization and purchase consolidation.
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  14. IBE offers celebration, classic packageSun, 28 Mar 2010 18:37:42 EST
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Black Expo is offering a joint Summer Celebration and Circle City Classic package in recognition of its 40th anniversary. For 40 days beginning March 26 and ending May 5, the general public will have the opportunity to take advantage of special pricing and combo packages.
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  15. Gary Wallace falls short of Class 3A hoops titleSun, 28 Mar 2010 16:42:51 EST
    INDIANAPOLIS (IHSAA) Gary Wallace was denied the schools first state basketball title on Saturday, March 27, falling to Washington 65-62 in a thrilling overtime game at Conseco Fieldhouse.
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  16. North Central captures Class 4A hoops championshipSun, 28 Mar 2010 16:40:35 EST
    INDIANAPOLIS (IHSAA) -- North Central's disruptive defense and full-court pressure forced 24 turnovers that led to 33 points in a 95-74 victory over Warsaw in the Class 4A state championship game.
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  17. Pratt nominated for federal judgeshipMon, 18 Jan 2010 15:43:17 EST
    BY AMOS BROWN, THE LIGHT. INDIANAPOLIS U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh has recommended that President Barack Obama name Marion County Superior Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt to be a federal judge for the Southern District of Indiana.
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  18. Thompson elected chairman of Indiana Black ExpoThu, 10 Dec 2009 11:29:27 EST
    INDIANAPOLIS John Thompson was recently elected chairman of the Indiana Black Expo, Inc. Board of Directors. Thompson is president and chief executive officer of Thompson Distribution Company, Inc., a distributor of mechanical supplies in Indianapolis.
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  19. IU cultural centers host 'Choice of Colors' seriesTue, 29 Sep 2009 11:44:55 EST
    BLOOMINGTON -- Cultural centers at Indiana University have joined efforts to create a brown bag discussion series this fall, "Choice of Colors," which will address issues of diversity, identity and cultural awareness.
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  20. IU Northwest host 'interesting' D-VillageTue, 29 Sep 2009 11:38:18 EST
    On Wednesday, Sept. 30, Indiana University Northwest will host a rhythmic diversity event that challenges participants to examine life in a profoundly new and interesting way. D-Village is a two-hour experiential program that incorporates the rich metaphors of the drum circle into a hands-on experience that leads to a powerful, enlivening and non-threatening examination of diversity issues.
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  21. Ivy Tech expands work with women, minority firmsTue, 29 Sep 2009 11:35:02 EST
    INDIANAPOLIS Ivy Tech Community College has announced plans to partner with I.T. Business Corporation to expand the colleges purchases and contracts with Indiana-owned women and minority-owned businesses. I.T. Business Corporation, along with Pro7interactive, have created a searchable database called Pronicity, allowing the college to search for available women and/or minority owned businesses within their service area to purchase products or create business partnerships.
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