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JASPER COUNTY — The United States Senate Committee on Armed Services will be considering the nomination of Lisa Hershman as chief management officer of the Department of Defense next week.

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) recently announced his co-sponsorship of the Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (S. 546). This legislation permanently reauthorizes the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)…

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WASHINGTON, DC — Local Congressman Jim Baird of Indiana’s Fourth District was selected to serve on both the House Agriculture Committee and the Science, Space & Technology Committee, on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

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As the clock ticks closer to Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6, Indiana’s U.S. Senate race between Republican Mike Braun and incumbent Democratic Joe Donnelly only seems to get more intense. Former President Barack Obama is notably set to stump for Donnelly this Sunday at the Genesis Conventio…

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During its Monday night meeting, the Rensselaer City Council accepted a $7.5 million bid from Bowen Engineering for its wet weather treatment plant on the recommendation of Commonwealth Engineers. Read the full story in the print edition or by subscribing to the e-edition. 

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Check out the first half of the Rensselaer Republican's year in review in today's paper. Take a look back at big stories and local news from January through June 2015. Read the full story in the print edition or by subscribing to the e-edition. 

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JASPER COUNTY — Besides dealing with slide-offs and stranded motorists over the weekend, local police departments were involved in an auto theft ring at the Fieldhouse car dealership in DeMott…

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CARMEL, Ind., Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GyanSys has hired Anand Aboti as the company's first Chief Business Officer. Aboti will be responsible for driving global business growth, expanding referenceable customer success, and strengthening alliances with strategic partners including SAP, Salesforce, and Microsoft.

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump is considering creating a super PAC, CNN reported citing Trump spokesman Jason Miller. In filings with the Federal Election Commission, Trump also converted his presidential campaign committee and his leadership PAC into two political action committees that can support other candidates for office. His campaign committee has become the Make America ...

LOS ANGELES — What a waste, Nia Dennis finally sticking her landing on the vault and Margzetta Frazier nearly perfect on the uneven bars while UCLA thumped Oregon State on Saturday, only for virtually every seat in Pauley Pavilion to be empty because of the COVID-19 pandemic. How many fathers in Southern California could have used tickets to the meet? I can tell you there was at least one. You ...

For a half, the Minnesota Timberwolves kept pace with the Washington Wizards, one of the NBA's faster teams. For a half — or most of a half — they controlled Wizards guard Bradley Beal, the NBA's scoring leader. For a half the Timberwolves used hustle and defense to make up for the loss of Malik Beasley, who began serving his 12-game suspension. For a half. Eventually, the host Wizards woke ...

Former NFL football player Emmanuel Acho will step in as host of the special episode capping this season’s “The Bachelor,” after the series’ longtime host Chris Harrison temporarily stepped down after defending a contestant’s racist behavior. Acho, author of last year’s New York Times bestseller “Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man,” will lead the one-hour “The Bachelor: After the ...