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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. 

Lisa Mollet ha recibido propinas generosas en sus más de 15 años como mesera de restaurante, pero nunca una de la variedad de cuatro ruedas. Eso cambió el mes pasado cuando, en lugar de poner unos dólares bajo su tazón de sopa, un par de clientes de Mollet en Empire Diner en Brooklawn, N.J., le dejaron las llaves de un coche. Mollet ha estado sirviendo mesas en Empire durante los últimos cuatro ...

After Sturgis superspreader, Missouri hosts thousands at Lake of the Ozarks bike rally The rumbling can be heard from miles away. Thousands of motorcycles have converged around the Lake of the Ozarks, where local officials are bracing for more than 100,000 visitors for the 14th annual Bikefest Lake of the Ozarks. The event is one of the last and largest of the season in the lake area. Lake ...

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump touted vaccine distribution plans in a Friday news conference and pledged 100 million vaccine doses by the year's end, a promise that contradicts the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's most optimistic projections. "We will have manufactured at least 100 million vaccine doses before the end of the year, and likely much more than that," Trump said. ...