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Dispatch Broadcasting wants to charge Dish Network a 350%+ price increase to carry their channels! Dish refuses to pass that fee on to their customers so they have declined Dispatch broadcasting's offer and now Dispatch Broadcasting has blacked out WTHR, Indianapolis' NBC affiliate.
Dispatch Broadcasting and WTHR claim that the consumers aren't losing out because we can acquire their signal for free with a digital antenna. This is NOT true as many people, including myself, get every channel but WTHR! They also claim that we can stream it online, and yes we can, but I for one am hearing impaired and there are no captioning options for streaming live TV.
Dispatch Broadcasting is putting greed over providing for their loyal viewers. They may be trying to punish Dish Network, but in the end its only the customers who lose out!
Dispatch Broadcasting runs free over the air channels and wants a huge price increase for a FREE channel! These channels are filled with commercials and advertisement which should MORE than provide enough income for them!
Stomp Out the 70% Euthanasia Rate at the Hendricks County Animal Control Shelter!! (Danville, IN)
I grew up in Hendricks County, Indiana and attended Plainfield High School. A few of my classmates, along with other animal lovers, want to thank you in advance for reading what our Petition is all about! If you are reading this, you are more than likely an animal lover.
We've all heard that one person can make a difference. Well, imagine if all of us could work together, by signing this petition, to make a huge difference at this shelter to save thousands of animal’s lives!
You may have seen some recent controversy in the news about the Hendricks County Animal Control Shelter. I’ve been working with a couple organizations (Allies for All Animals & The Hendricks County Humane Society) for the last 6 months trying to make a real difference for the animals in Hendricks County.
The 2011 Shelter Report received from the Hendricks County Commissioners show an unusually high euthanasia rate of 70%!! That is completely unacceptable!
Chief Animal Control Officer Mary Ann Lewis has run the county shelter for the past 21 years. She admitted on Channel 6 News to an 82% euthanasia rate (which includes owner requested euthanasia, as well)! In my opinion that is 21 years too long for the same Animal Control Chief to euthanize thousands of animals in Hendricks County!! It is time for this to stop! It is time for a change!
This shelter has one of the highest euthanasia rates in the state of Indiana! This is embarrassing for the taxpaying citizens of Hendricks County!
The shelter is currently only open 10-4pm M-F, and they are only open on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays for very short hours. These hours are not convenient to the working citizens of Hendricks County! It does not give the adoptable animals a chance to find their forever home!
At the present time, the dogs are not allowed to be walked or even go outside! They are not allowed to be taken out of the shelter to adoption events. The cats are not allowed to touch the floor in the facility. The facility currently does not have a quarantine area for the cats. The intake room is being used for the dogs. And worst of all, the kennels are hosed down and cleaned WITH the animals in them! Those are all completely unacceptable practices in this new age of animal welfare!
The Shelter recently started a Volunteer Program, but the volunteer handbook that states you must do volunteer activities such as yard maintenance or sitting at tables with pictures of the adoptable animals for a massive150 hours before you could ever touch a animal at the shelter!! Most shelters allow volunteers to work with the animals almost immediately after a few hours of training. Certainly not 150 hours! Clearly this shelter does not want outsiders in their building.
Our tax dollars pay for the employee’s salaries, the building, and the utilities in this county-run facility. So what we want our county shelter to be should matter to the County Commissioners who are responsible for running the shelter.
We have presented a proposal for a Shelter Director to take over the daily duties of the shelter. This would include finding homes for the adoptable animals, calling rescue groups, setting up foster homes, and forming a much-needed, more reasonable volunteer program.
The shelter currently has an “Animal Control Chief" that runs the facility. And she runs the shelter with an “animal control” mentality only. That is to protect the citizens from “vicious, attack” animals. When in fact, very few of these animals are vicious. They have only been displaced from their homes through no fault of their own. Yet they are treated like inmates!
We believe the Chief Animal Control Officer can work out of the Sheriffs office, or out of a van. This is the way Hamilton County handles it. Their Animal Control Officers do not have anything to do with the running of the shelter, nor are they housed at the facility. They simply pick up strays and drop them at the shelter.
A new Shelter Director would check for microchips on strays, look for owners of lost pets, contact rescue groups, organize foster families, use the Canine Express (a train which takes animals to shelters who presently don't have a lot of adoptable animals), advertise the adoptable animals to increase awareness (Hendricks County Flyer, PetFinder.com and all available online adoption sites), be in charge of a volunteer program, hold fundraising events to raise money for vaccinations and medical supplies, and take animals out to adoption events. The Shelter Director would be responsible for making sure the animals are socialized, evaluated, groomed, vetted, with the help from volunteers.
Problems with the Shelter have been a news item on rtv6, Indiana News. See:
I will try to post my letter here from the director Mary Ann Lewis, and the assistant to commissioners, Mike Graham "firing" me from my 10 plus hours a week, volunteer position posting all the animals on line, and caring too much about the animals welfare I received recently. I asked too many questions for them... hmm Jenny
The town board of Greenville, Indiana 47124 VOTED TO PROCEED WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRIVATELY OWNED SEWER PLANT AGAINST PROPERTY OWNERS WISHES. THEY DO NOT WANT IT.
The citizens of Indiana wish to respectfully but clearly declare that because the federal government has failed its obligation illegal immigration has become a state issue.
Senate Bill 590, Illegal Immigration Matters, is currently active in this 2011 session. It has passed the senate and needs immediate attention to move it through the house before it can become law.
The bill language, reports and status may be view on the state government's website (http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo?year=2011&session=1&request=getBill&docno=590)
This petition will be closed no later then the last day for session adjournment of both houses, April 29, 2011. This is a Hoosier grassroots effort. The signatures will be presented to the legislators and not retained, sold or distributed in any other way. GoPetition verifies signatories IP address for petition integrity, however, the more information you provide the more weight your signature will carry.
Reserve Deputy Thomas Dunigan was shot and killed while attempting to stop a bank robbery suspect. He was off duty visiting the county jail when the bank robbery call was reported. Reserve Deputy Dunigan took a reserve patrol car and responded to the scene.
Another deputy spotted the suspect vehicle heading in the opposite direction but could not turn around to follow it due to snow in the median. The deputy transmitted the suspect's direction and Reserve Deputy Dunigan waited for the suspect at an exit.
Several minutes later a passer-by made a radio transmission that an officer had been shot. Reserve Deputy Dunigan was found by other officers with a shotgun wound to the head. The suspect was later apprehended and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Reserve Deputy Dunigan and 20 years for the bank robbery. He was denied parole in November 2005.
Reserve Deputy Dunigan had served with the Morgan County Sheriff's Department for 1½ years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters and son.
The city of Fort Wayne, IN has recently expanded its businesses into the east side of town, only the Citilink bus route does not include this expansion due to cost issues.
It is important that the people of Fort Wayne and New Haven who use public transportation are given the same opportunities as those who have other transportation. This jeopardizes possible employment for many, and also potentially decreases the amount of business in these areas.
It is important to think of those in this city and surrounding areas who use public transportation and also the positive impact that expanding the bus route could have on those that don't use public transportation.
Change the depredation regulations in Indiana!!
Make your voice heard!
Sign our petition!
The whitetail deer population in Indiana is plentiful, this is true. The State of Indiana has used a depredation season to help control this herd for many years. The original idea was give permits to farmers that could prove crop damage. They could give these permits to shooters, to shoot does. The season started out being in the early winter, after the regular deer seasons were over. These previous regulations made some sense. Now, the season is early august and september. Some fawns are still nursing during this time and need their mother for survival. Many are starving to death this year because their mother has been killed due to the depredation season. HOW HUMANE IS THAT!!
In addition to the season being moved to late summer/early fall, bucks can also be shot. Why do we have the One Buck Law if bucks can be shot during this season? A hunter may "pass" on a nice buck, hoping it will survive another year and become a real trophy. But due to the depredation regulations, this buck could be shot and left to rot. Yes, the people that shoot these deer don't even have to eat them. They can bury them or just leave them lay to go to waste. The regulations state that one antler of a 6 point buck or more must be turned over to the local biologist, but if the deer don't have to be checked in, how do they know if they are being turned in.
Some of these shooters are waiting for large bucks only! Also, if a depredation shooter fills his freezer during this season, he will not spend the money on hunting licenses during the regular season. Therefore, the state will lose money from people buying fewer licenses. In addition, the shooters can use high powered rifles and they don't have to wear hunter orange. This is not only unsafe for the people shooting deer but also for the homeowners that may be nearby.
We would like to change these regulations!
1. The season should be moved back to early winter or hand out these permits during the regular deer season.
2. Only does can be killed, we have the One Buck Law for a reason. For the State of Indiana to produce larger bucks.
3. The deer that are taken must be claimed and put to use, whether it be eaten by the hunter or donated to a local shelter.
4. The weapons that can be used should be the same as what is legal during the regular season, bow, muzzleloader and shotguns.
We find it very disturbing that abuse can be over looked and ignored because of a “gap” in the law between the State of Indiana, the Department Child Services, and the Department of Education. Who is responsible for reviewing the rules concerning licensing? (IC 31-27-2-1 Indiana Code regarding Duties of the Department of Child Services and Child Care Institutions operated by Religious Institutions).
Hephzibah House is not-for-profit religious facililty that has fallen into the gap. No one is supervising the activities at Hephzibah House. None of their staff has yet to be held accountable for the abuse that has been taking place there for over 30 years.
*Strip searches and forced vaginal exams.
*Beatings leaving scrapes, blood, and bruises.
*Isolation from family and other students.
*Humiliation (Including forcing teen girls to wear diapers & record publicly the details of their bodily functions).
*Food deprivation or force feeding as punishment.
It has come to are attention, that some of the storm drains in Pierceton are not taken care of and the town says it is Kosciusko.
Well, they are not!
Kosciusko does have some in town that they are held accountable for but the others are the Town of Pierceton.
To:The Honorable Members of The Indiana General Assembly And The Honorable Governor Mitchell E. Daniels
The original "INDIANA JONES" trilogy consists of three of the most beloved films in all of movie history, considered by most to be timeless classics that will be treasured for many years to come.
Every single element that went into creating the films is entertaining, impeccable, and excellent; from the technically flawless direction of Steven Spielberg, to the iconic performances of star Harrison Ford. Not to mention the epic, sweeping, action-packed, emotional, and rousing scores composed by legendary film composer, John Williams.
While these scores are available to the public, the available commercial CD releases are hardly what film score aficionados and devoted Indy fans would call “complete”.
“Raiders of the Lost Ark”, which was given a wonderfully received 1995 re-release which featured an abundance of previously unreleased music, is still not available in its complete form; 12 minutes of unreleased music still have not seen the light of day in a commercial release.
The score to “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”, which is heralded by many as one of Williams’ most thematically creative scores, features over 64 minutes of unreleased music. Finally, the release of the score to 1989’s “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”, while more comprehensive than its predecessor, failed to include over 50 minutes of music from the complete score.
With the impending release of next year’s “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”, and a wealth of new Indy-related products set to hit the shelves between now and next May 22nd, Indiana Jones and John Williams fans everywhere are hopeful that the scores to the original three films in the saga will finally receive the Special Edition commercial release that they so deserve.
After all, if Lucasfilm was able to issue Special Edition Complete releases of the scores to the original “Star Wars” Trilogy (which contained every single minute of music ever recorded for the 1977, 1980, and 1983 films) in 1997 to coincide with the circulation of the films in theaters, surely they can do the same for such an adored series as the Indiana Jones movies.
There are enough John Williams and Indiana Jones fans in existence to certify that this will be not only a commercially profitable release…but also one that will be adored by people around the world.
The only problem with the parking on Eagle Street is the busses using this street.
Kimball International made a decision to close the day care facility managed by Bright Horizon and underwritten by Kimball International.
None of us can dispute the justifications that Kimball International used to make such a difficult decision. However, this community is in need of quality all day care facilities and care providers. The decision to withhold the sale of the facility from other day care providers was irresponsible.
Based on current statistics from Bright Horizon and 4C of Southern Indiana approximately 100 children will be left without a care provider in Dubios County, Indiana. To prevent this from happening, we need to act fast to try and save the Kimball Day Care building from being converted into a Medical Center.
Why this facility? The rigorous licensing requirements that new or remodeled buildings must meet require time during which the facility could not be used. However, under new ownership and management the Kimball Day Care building would remain licensed allowing for the uninterrupted care of our children.
Our children deserve the best we, as parents and as a community, can offer.
CHICAGO Oct 9, 2006 (AP)— Here's some soothing medicine for stressed-out parents and overscheduled kids: The American Academy of Pediatrics says what children really need for healthy development is more good, old-fashioned playtime.
Bring Chloe Rae Home!
Chloe Rae, age 2: Granddaughter of Rosie Myers of West Terre Haute, Indiana 47885.
or ask for Phyllis. or message phone (812)242-0901
Chloe Rae; a child who was separated from her little brother Michael due to the recent death at age 10 months, needes to be with the rightful family with her grandmother Rosie Myers, of West Terre Haute, Indiana. The little girl should not be with some stranger that she does not know at all!
Rosie Myers is a wonderful grandmother who loves Chloe Rae throughout this world and will do what she can to get the custody of her grandbaby. Chloe's little brother, Michael was murdered by his mother's spouse. The little baby had a boot mark indention in the back of the baby's skull, and other fatal injuries.
PLEASE SAVE THIS CHILD AND LET HER GO TO THE RIGHTFUL FAMILY!
Any information on this case please contact: Dan Kelly ATTN. 674 Ohio St. Suite 1. Terre Haute, Indiana 47807 (812)234-2422 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
BRING CHLOE HOME!!!!!!!!!
April 19, 2006
Abrade Technologies, Inc. has applied for a permit to operate a hazardous waste facility in East Chicago.
The City Council has voted "no."
The Lake County Waste Management Advisory Board has also voted "no."
Abrade has filed suit against both the City Council and the Lake County Board.
Dec 28, 2005
THE PETITION IS TO HAVE THE gathering of the juggalos 2006 here in Indianapolis, In.
California wants the gathering there, but thats too far fo us broke ninjas. If they come here they can have it at the Fairgrounds.
Nov 8, 2005
Last year, McCormick Apartments installed playgrounds in our community for our youth. Recently, the playground for children under age 5 (near the rental office) has been locked to residents of McCormick so the new daycare can use it. It is wrong for the playground to be inaccessible to the people for which it was intended.
It has also been said, by management, that the playground has been used for unauthorized purposes by persons older than 5 years old, however, management had not decided to lock the playground until the recent opening of the day care.
I feel that a compromise needs to be made to make the residents of McCormick happy. The day care generally uses the playground between the hours of 11am and 12pm. The day care owner should be allowed to lock the playground during the times that her children are using it and the playground should be open to McCormick residents and their children until dusk dark outside of those hours. After dusk, security should be instructed to lock the playground to prevent access by unauthorized persons (those over the age of 5 years old).
In addition, security should have the authority to unlock and lock the playground on the weekend for McCormick residents.
We believe that Fort Wayne, IN, the second largest city in Indiana, deserves at least one White Castle restaurant inside city limits.
The city of Knightstown, Indiana is trying to annex parts of Henry county to become a part of the city of Knightstown.
Currently there is no public bus that stops for residents here. Although one IndyGo bus passes through en route to the Financial Center at Fort Harrison, its drivers are not allowed to pick up or drop off passengers in the City of Lawrence.
We want Indiana to fund stem-cell research by selling bonds and raising 1 billion.
With the recent announcement of the Indiana Jones Trilogy coming to DVD in November, many fans have been disheartened to discover the DVDs will not feature DTS audio. As many of you know, DTS is a superior audio format to Dolby Digital. Help get the word out that fans want DTS by signing this petition now!