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Indiana employers that want to help employees with addiction now have access to new tools and support through a federally recognized assistance program.

Indiana Workforce Recovery has partnered with mental health and addiction service provider Centerstone to bring the Workforce Investment Program to the state.

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Three new comprehensive addiction recovery networks are being established in Indiana.  The centers aim to eliminate gaps in service for people suffering from addiction.

Indiana Drug Czar Jim McClelland says Hoosiers are falling through the cracks when it comes to finding treatment and sustaining recovery.

"We know from traveling all over the state over the last two and a half years," says McClelland. "It’s often difficult for people to know where to go, who to turn to, this is going to make it a lot easier."

Geese swim in overflow from the St. Joseph River,
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Three new Disaster Recovery Centers opened in Northern Indiana this week to help residents still dealing with aftermath from this year’s floods.

The centers operated by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are intended to help those seeking federal assistance for flood damages. Center workers are available to help navigate resources and assist with registration.

As Elkhart prepares for one more appearance by President Barack Obama, his first visit to the city as an Illinois senator running for the Democratic presidential nomination against Hillary Clinton reveals what has and hasn't changed.

Two days before the Indiana Primary Election, Obama visited Bank Street, talking with residents and shooting some hoops with kids outside Riverview Elementary School before he spoke with me by phone.