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Covering Kids and Families — “Report: Indiana’s Children Uninsured Rate Increases For Second Year”
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Covering Kids and Families — “Report: Indiana’s Children Uninsured Rate Increases For Second Year”

Reasons for the increase may include changes in the Affordable Care Act and delays in funding for children’s health insurance programs. Covering Kids and Families of Indiana’s director of policy, Mark Fairchild says this can create communication challenges.

Sierra Club — “New report: Northwest Indiana steelmaker knew of toxic cyanide spill, but failed to report”
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Sierra Club — “New report: Northwest Indiana steelmaker knew of toxic cyanide spill, but failed to report”

“The report reveals a remarkable level of disrespect on ArcelorMittal’s part for public safety, wildlife impacts, and IDEM’s regulatory authority,” says Bowden Quinn, director of the Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter. “I hope the department comes down hard on the company for this flagrant disregard of proper operating procedures.”

Interchurch Community — “Powerful Storytelling, Films, and Interactive Events Part of 2019 Spirit & Place Festival Starting Nov. 2”
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Interchurch Community — “Powerful Storytelling, Films, and Interactive Events Part of 2019 Spirit & Place Festival Starting Nov. 2”

WIBW, October 25, 2019 Now in its 24th year, the Spirit & Place Festival continues to be Indianapolis’ largest collaborative festival that uses the arts, religion, and humanities as tools for shaping individual and…

MAI — “Faiths come together to honor victim of road rage shooting”
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MAI — “Faiths come together to honor victim of road rage shooting”

“A young, vibrant, loving and intelligent Hoosier is no longer with us,” said Aliya Amin with the Muslim Alliance of Indiana. “No community should have to mourn, looking over the shoulders for fear of hate.”

CHIP — “CICF, Hogsett seek $4M fund to provide wraparound services to formerly homeless”
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CHIP — “CICF, Hogsett seek $4M fund to provide wraparound services to formerly homeless”

Hayleigh Colombo, Indianapolis Business Journal, January 31 2019 The Central Indiana Community Foundation on Thursday announced that it will seek to raise $4 million for a fund to provide supportive services to…

Overdose Lifeline — “Drug users can now test if fentanyl is in the drugs they are using, before injection”
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Overdose Lifeline — “Drug users can now test if fentanyl is in the drugs they are using, before injection”

You can obtain Fentanyl strips through the Overdose Lifeline. A program that Justin Phillips founded in 2014, after her 20-year-old son Aaron, died from an opioid overdose.

JCRC — “Central Indiana Jewish community ‘appalled’ after synagogue shooting”
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JCRC — “Central Indiana Jewish community ‘appalled’ after synagogue shooting”

The attack on Squirrel Hills is a hate crime. The JCRC condemns in the strongest possible terms the horrific attack on Jewish-Americans that happened today inside the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

JCRC — Floyd County police investigating swastika graffiti at Azalea Hills
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JCRC — Floyd County police investigating swastika graffiti at Azalea Hills

"Floyd County police investigating swastika graffiti at Azalea Hills," Elizabeth Depompei, News and Tribune, August 13 2018. Police are investigating graffiti depicting swastikas and other images on a sign at a Floyds…

Overdose Lifeline — New initiative arms local churches with tools to help in opioid epidemic
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Overdose Lifeline — New initiative arms local churches with tools to help in opioid epidemic

"New initiative arms local churches with tools to help in opioid epidemic," WRTV, Ericka Flye, July 13 2018. INDIANAPOLIS — A new initiative aims to arm local churches with the knowledge and…

Overdose-Lifeline — Bacon, Blues & Brew fest here Saturday
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Overdose-Lifeline — Bacon, Blues & Brew fest here Saturday

A portion of proceeds will support the nonprofit Overdose Lifeline [which] is dedicated to helping individuals, families and communities affected by the disease of addiction/substance use disorder through advocacy, education, harm reduction, prevention, resources and support.