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INDIANAPOLIS | Cities and towns across Indiana, including several region communities, are one signature away from losing their ability to vigorously regulate rental properties within their borders.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
GARY | A failed inspection on Wednesday on the elevator and escalator that take passengers up to the South Shore platform at the Gary Metro Center station forced both to be taken out of service indefinitely, making the station inaccessible to disabled commuters.
CROWN POINT | Tickets for junk vehicles and overgrown weeds would be paid similarly to parking tickets in a proposed change to city code.
LANSING | The Village Board gave its approval Tuesday to a measure that reduces the frequency by which landlords must have their rental properties inspected by village officials.
HAMMOND | City inspectors plan to crack down on houses and buildings illegally divided into apartment units this year, with officials hoping to double the number they eliminate.
With thousands of semi-trucks driving state highways each day, the Indiana State Police look out for those in violation.
The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to restrict lanes on Interstate 65 at the Lake/Newton county line from 9 p.m. to midnight Wednesday and Thursday for routine bridge inspections, the agency said.
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