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Late last week, Muncie got a peek at its first-ever police cruiser powered by compressed natural gas. The city is making the switch that will improve both the department’s environmental impact and its budgetary concerns. The MPD vehicle was converted free of charge by Elwood-based company Indy CNG, which has already started working with the Muncie Sanitary District on converting its 12 trash trucks to natural gas.
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Muncie Community Schools has increased its graduation rate for the fourth year in a row. The Indiana Department of Education says the overall graduation rate for the district in 2013 was 91.8 percent, up by more than a percent over 2012. Central High School’s graduation rate remained the same from 2012 to 2013, while Southside […]22.04.14
After seven years and an average of 250-thousand miles each, the City of Anderson Transit System is looking to replace the fleet this year. CATS plans to purchase eight medium-duty buses and three Nifty Lifts. Rick Garrett, CATS operating manager, says the federal government will provide 80 percent of the funding for the new buses. […]22.04.14
A New Castle man is facing several charges after allegedly spitting possibly-tainted blood on a police officer. 27-year old Anthony Hopkins was allegedly involved in a fight at a New Castle home but left before police arrived. Officers found him outside a nearby home. That’s when he spit blood into the officer‘s face and screamed […]