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Argos Schools had a special visitor Thursday afternoon when U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski stopped in for a visit with students.
The Pentagon said Thursday that U.S. troops were in a combat "situation" -- but not a combat role -- in Afghanistan, despite a team of Green Berets getting pinned down in a firefight this week that resulted in one being killed and two injured.
After President Barack Obama's press conference on hisexecutive actions to reduce gun violence, several state and national lawmakers issued statements in response.
Senator Dan Coats, R-Ind. Released the following statement:
While President Obama received cheers in the nations capital today, the effects of his executive order could be felt here in South Bend.
INDIANA -Indiana's US Senators as well as other policy makers are weighing in on President Obama's executive actions on gun control. The president wants to expand background checks on gun sales as a way to curb gun violence.
The executive actions President Barack Obama announced Tuesday are intended to strengthen regulations on firearm sales at gun shows and on the Internet. But two critics complained that the mandate fails to define what it means to be “in the business” of selling guns.
A new law was introduced in Washington, D.C. following a FOX59 investigation.
Currently, VA facilities across the country are not required to report their prescribing practices to state-operated databases. Many states currently use a database to hold doctors and patients accountable.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 16, 2015)-- New legislation was filed Wednesday on Capitol Hill following a FOX59 investigation into the prescribing practices at the Marion Veteran Affairs Medical Center.
A congresswoman is asking the Pentagon for information on how it addresses drug abuse in the ranks, saying the military should be a model for how the country deals with the issue.
MARION, Ind. (Dec. 1, 2015)- For the second consecutive day, federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents were on site at the VA hospital in Marion. The inspection is looking into the high number of powerful narcotics and opiates purchased by the hospital in recent years.