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Drop in military suicides doesn't deter prevention efforts

Drop in military suicides doesn't deter prevention efforts

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., remains committed to expanding suicide-prevention screening to all military service members, even as the number of soldier suicides dropped by 8 percent last year.

July 23, 2014 6:00 pm Related
Donnelly's military suicide screening plan advances

Donnelly's military suicide screening plan advances

INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal sponsored by U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., to improve suicide prevention screening for U.S. service members and National Guard troops cleared a key committee Thursday.

May 22, 2014 6:30 pm
Donnelly screening plan aimed at reducing military suicides

Donnelly screening plan aimed at reducing military suicides

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., is renewing his focus on preventing military suicides with new legislation seeking to ensure all service members, not just deploying troops, are regularly screened for suicide risk factors.

May 07, 2014 5:30 pm Video Related
Who should fight America's wars?

Who should fight America's wars?

A retired U.S. Army colonel, who grew up in Lake County, believes America’s perpetual wars for an ever elusive peace in the post-Vietnam era are due in part to the nation’s all-volunteer military.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Rokita embraces default as chance to cut size of government

Rokita embraces default as chance to cut size of government

INDIANAPOLIS | Count U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita among Republicans who -- contrary to nearly every economist -- believes it would be a good thing in the long run if the United States defaults on its national debt Thursday.

October 14, 2013 1:06 pm

State drops plan to halt unemployment payments

INDIANAPOLIS | State officials have canceled a plan to suspend unemployment payments for more than 32,000 out-of-work Hoosiers that was prompted by automatic federal budget cuts known as the sequester.

February 27, 2013 3:22 pm

Remember to give thanks to our military

Recent scenes of military Moms and Dads returning home and surprising their children with a visit to their schools during the holidays, or of soldiers totally surprised to see and hear the hundreds of people along a parade route cheering their return, remind us of the daily sacrifice our U.S…

December 14, 2012 12:00 am

Oilmen coach, players embrace patriotism

WHITING | Looking across the field at Oil City Stadium, Andrean grad Kevin Franchetti could feel a sense of patriotism enveloping himself and everyone in attendance.

July 01, 2012 9:31 pm

U.S. Military All-Stars inspire whole town

WHITING | Tom LaFlech was waiting for this moment for a very long time — greatly anticipating his stop at Oil City Stadium in Whiting.

July 01, 2012 9:31 pm
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