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Marion County police issue thousands of tickets, make hundreds of arrests during impaired driving crackdown – CBS 4 Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Police issued thousands of tickets and made nearly 150 arrests during a month-long crack down on impaired driving.

Today the Marion County Traffic Safety Partnership released the numbers of violations they found during this year’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

Over the span of 25 days, police around Marion County issued over 2,370 citations and made 148 DUI arrests. Police also made 51 additional arrests in connection to the patrols.

One Indianapolis mother, who lost her…

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Steve Braun Halts Campaign for Congress – 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

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(ZIONSVILLE, Ind.) –  One of the candidates for Susan Brooks’ seat in Congress is stepping aside — at least for now.

Former Workforce Development Commissioner Steve Braun says an unspecified issue turned up during his annual physical, and says he’s suspending his campaign for a few months. 

It’s not clear whether the brother of Indiana Senator Mike Braun still plans to run — the filing deadline is February 7, with the primary taking place May 5. Braun wasn’t immediately available for comment, but a written statement describes his campaign in the past tense, saying he “:had hoped to…

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Trump sends strong, conflicting signals on Syria, Turkey – Kokomo Tribune

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WASHINGTON — Facing unusually wide criticism, President Donald Trump sent out strong but conflicting signals on the “endless war” in Syria and Middle East on Monday.

He declared U.S. troops would step aside for an expected Turkish attack on Kurds who have fought alongside Americans for years but then threatened to destroy the Turks’ economy if they went too far.

Even Trump’s staunchest Republican allies expressed outrage at the prospect of abandoning Syrian Kurds who had fought the Islamic State group with U.S. troops. Trump’s decision appeared to be the…

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