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INDIANAPOLIS — If it were not for the rise of Donald Trump in 2016, there wouldn’t be a Gov. Eric Holcomb. When that year began, Holcomb was running third in the Republican U.S. Senate primary field. His political fortunes began to improve when Gov. Mike Pence picked him to replace Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- For the tenth consecutive year, the last week of January has been officially recognized as Indiana School Choice Week by the state's governor. Around the country, National School Choice Week raises awareness about opportunity in education, encouraging families to celebrate their school options and be actively involved in their children's education.

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced a $30 million limited partner investment in Unseen Capital Health Fund LP, a newly-formed venture fund created by racially diverse and historically underrepresented business leaders that is intended to identify, fund and support underrepresented founders of early-stage healthcare companies and those building solutions for marginalized communities. The $30 million investment by Lilly is a component of the company's racial justice efforts and provides mission-aligned capital for the Fund. Unseen Capital is now active and investing, and with Lilly's investment, is well on its way to achieving its target of $100 million.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Monument Circle Acquisition Corp. (the "Company") today announced the pricing of its upsized initial public offering of 218,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on The Nasdaq Capital Market ("Nasdaq") under the symbols "MONCU" commencing on January 13, 2021. Each unit consists of one Class A common stock of the Company and one-half of one redeemable warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one Class A common stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share. Once the securities constituting the units begin separate trading, the Company expects the Class A common stock and warrants will be listed on Nasdaq under the symbols "MON" and "MONCW," respectively.

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CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington National Insurance Company, a national provider of supplemental health and life insurance products for middle-income Americans in the worksite and individual markets, announced today a new group term life insurance product, Monthly Income Protection(SM) (MIP).

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LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MGP (Nasdaq: MGPI) has launched the New Year with the release of their 2021 George Remus Bourbon Single Barrel Program. George Remus Single Barrel selections will be offered at cask strength in two mash bills that reflect MGP's signature high-rye bourbon character. Participating accounts in the Single Barrel program are invited to connect virtually with the distillery team in Lawrenceburg to taste, select and order their preferred mash bills. Participating retailers can also opt to customize the label on their 2021 Single Barrel Selection to enhance the collectible aspect of this special offering. George Remus Bourbon Single Barrels are available for pre-sell until March 15.

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CARMEL, Ind., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ACES announced today that it has registered with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) as a Generation Operator (GOP) for one of its member-owner's (Member) generation assets, and will be under the compliance oversight of the ReliabilityFirst (RF) Regional Reliability Organization (RRO).

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With heightened attention on officer behavior and accountability, law enforcement agencies across the country are modernizing the technology they use to reduce the potential for misconduct and ensure officers are adequately trained. Over the last year, state agencies in Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, South Dakota, and Texas have invested in Envisage Technologies' Acadis® Readiness Suite to better manage training and certification for officers. With these investments, Acadis is supporting police agencies or metropolitan departments in nearly 40 states nationwide.

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has elected Gabrielle Sulzberger as a new member, effective January 25, 2021. As a member of Lilly's board, she will serve on both the Audit Committee and the Ethics and Compliance Committee.

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ELKHART, Ind., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With millions of travelers switching to electric vehicles, customers are starting to look for electric chargers along their most popular routes. The owners of these vehicles often experience range anxiety, carefully eyeing their battery level while counting down the miles until they can reach another charging station. Starting today, customers travelling the Indiana Toll Road have access to fast-charging stations, marking the beginning of an electric charging network across the 157-mile road.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zotec Partners (Zotec), one of the country's largest, privately-held, technology-enabled revenue cycle management (RCM) companies for healthcare providers and their patients has been announced as a winning company for Powderkeg's 2020 National Tech Culture Awards in the Top-Rated Enterprise category. This award recognizes Zotec as going above and beyond to cultivate a positive workplace environment and outstanding job of engaging, developing and supporting tech talent.

BERLIN — Armin Laschet, the centrist premier of Germany's most populous state, was on Saturday elected to lead the Christian Democrats (CDU), the conservative party of Angela Merkel. Now the difficult task is securing her job as chancellor. The 59-year-old Laschet won 52.6% of the vote for the CDU party's top post at its first-ever digital convention, which came as the nation's political class ...

KAMPALA, Uganda — Incumbent Yoweri Museveni took a strong lead in Uganda's hotly contested presidential election, the electoral commission said on Saturday. Longtime autocrat Museveni, who has been in power for 35 years, has garnered 58.8 per cent of the vote, with 51.6 per cent of votes counted, the commission said. Museveni's closest contender, Bobi Wine, a pop star-turned-politician whose ...

LOS ANGELES — During his first days in office, President-elect Joe Biden plans to send a groundbreaking legislative package to Congress to address the long-elusive goal of immigration reform, including what’s certain to be a controversial centerpiece: a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 11 million immigrants who are in the country without legal status, according to immigrant rights ...

BALTIMORE — Dustin John Higgs, who was convicted of murdering three women in Prince George’s County in 1996, was executed early Saturday morning, the 13th federal inmate put to death in six months by the outgoing Trump administration. After a U.S. Supreme Court order Friday night lifted a stay on his execution, Higgs, 48, became the final inmate put to death under Trump since his ...