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Board approves new city phone system

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Thursday morning approved a contract with Comcast to install and maintain a new telephone system for the city.

December 27, 2012 6:45 pm

Counties set to lose authority over 911 fees, spending

INDIANAPOLIS | The state is close to taking over the collection and distribution of all fees paid by telephone users for 911 emergency service.

March 09, 2012 7:09 pm

No deal yet on changes to funding for 911 service

INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation that restructures funding for 911 emergency telephone service may be in trouble after a conference committee meeting Tuesday exposed major conflicts among state lawmakers.

March 06, 2012 7:35 pm

Legislature considering higher 911 fees

INDIANAPOLIS | The General Assembly is continuing to work on legislation that would result in most Northwest Indiana telephone users paying a higher monthly fee for 911 service.

February 14, 2012 1:10 pm

Ind. Senate panel approves plan for 911 consolidation, fee change

INDIANAPOLIS | The state would set fees for 911 telephone service, and each Indiana county would be limited to a single 911 center, under legislation approved by a Senate committee Tuesday.

January 24, 2012 7:50 pm
Ind. Supreme Court OKs robocall ban

Ind. Supreme Court OKs robocall ban

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court ruled Thursday the state's ban on automatically dialed, prerecorded telephone calls is allowed under Indiana's Constitution.

December 29, 2011 1:45 pm Related

Zoeller to fight possible federal OK of robocalls

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller will travel to Washington, D.C., on Friday trying to stop what he calls "a federal assault" on Hoosier telephone privacy rights.

November 02, 2011 4:00 pm
Stress overdose for doctors

Stress overdose for doctors

According to a Mayo Clinic report, more than half of the internal medicine residents questioned, about 52 percent, reported some symptom of burnout.

September 22, 2011 12:00 am

Attorney general warns political parties on robocalls

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller has one word of advice for Indiana politicians considering use of automated telephone calls in their campaigns — don't.

September 16, 2011 6:40 pm
Home Work

Home Work

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July 16, 2011 12:00 am

Senate wants drivers to put down their phones

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier motorists texting -- or talking -- on a telephone while driving could face a fine of up to $500 under legislation approved by the Indiana Senate Tuesday.

March 15, 2011 7:30 pm

Ind. Senate plan would ban talking, texting while driving

INDIANAPOLIS | A proposed ban on texting while driving was changed Monday by the Indiana Senate to prohibit all telephone use while driving, including making or receiving calls, unless using a hands-free device.

March 14, 2011 5:00 pm

Senate committee OKs texting-while-driving ban

INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Senate committee voted 7-2 Tuesday to send a House-approved texting-while-driving ban to the full Senate, despite concerns it doesn't do enough to prevent distracted driving.

March 01, 2011 12:15 pm

Attorney general warns of telephone donation scams

INDIANAPOLIS | The attorney general's office is warning Hoosiers to be aware of an ongoing telephone scam involving callers claiming to be from the Department of Child Services.

January 28, 2011 2:25 pm
New fee for prepaid phone customers funds 911 upgrade

New fee for prepaid phone customers funds 911 upgrade

INDIANAPOLIS | Prepaid mobile phone customers can expect to pay a little bit more for their service, starting July 1.

June 23, 2010 12:00 am Related
New fee for prepaid phone customers

New fee for prepaid phone customers

The Indiana Department of Revenue has made this flyer available to retailers of prepaid mobile phone services to explain the new 25 cent fee charged on every transaction that will pay for enhanced 911 emergency telephone service in Indiana.

June 22, 2010 11:28 am
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