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  Indiana Guide to Local Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants, Real Estate, Car Rentals and Area Information
Indiana has always been a land of diversity, even before becoming the 19th state in the union on December 11, 1816.
The word Indiana, which was coined by congress in the 1800s, was chosen in honor of the diverse native population that lived in the area at the time of its discovery.
Indiana was also the first state to hold a 500 mile motor vehicle race, now know as the Indy500.
www.indiana.com   (399 words)

  
  Indiana - MSN Encarta
Indiana ranks 38th among the states in size, with a total area of 94,322 sq km (36,418 sq mi), including 818 sq km (316 sq mi) of inland water and 609 sq km (235 sq mi) of Lake Michigan over which it has jurisdiction.
Indiana is roughly rectangular in shape, and the state has a maximum dimension north to south of 459 km (285 mi) and a maximum east to west dimension of 285 km (177 mi).
In Indiana the principal tributaries of the Wabash are the Tippecanoe River in the north, and the East Fork and the West Fork of the White River, which drain large areas of the southern and south central portions of Indiana.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761565316/Indiana.html   (1508 words)

  
 Indiana state taxes
Indiana collects from its residents a flat tax of 3.4 percent of federal adjusted gross income with modification.
Indiana tax returns are due on April 15, or the next business day if that date falls on a weekend or holiday.
In Indiana, aircraft are subject to an aircraft excise tax and registration fee that is in lieu of the ad valorem property tax levied for state or local purposes.
www.bankrate.com /brm/itax/edit/state/profiles/state_tax_Ind.asp   (429 words)

  
 Indianapolis, Indiana Encyclopedia Articles @ HillCountryArtists.com (Hill Country Artists)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
Indianapolis (IPA: [ˌɪn.di.ɪn.ˈæp.o.lɪs]) is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana, and the county seat of Marion County.
The Indiana chapter of the Klan was founded in 1920 and quickly became the most powerful Klan organization in the United States.
It was originally constructed to honor the Indiana soldiers who died in World War I, but construction was halted due to lack of funding during the Great Depression, and it was finished in 1951.
www.hillcountryartists.com /encyclopedia/Indianapolis,_Indiana   (5039 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Indiana
Indiana Kindergarten Training School at Indianapolis; manual training and domestic instruction have been instituted by about seventy-five towns; there are also State schools for blind, deaf and dumb, feeble-minded, and soldiers' orphans, where industrial training is also carried on.
Indiana, fighting back to back at Tippecanoe, the history of the State was one of long and bloody effort upon the part of the settler to win the fertile soil for homestead and plough.
Indiana, after its emergence into the daylight of history, was that of the Roman Catholic Church, brought thither by those missionaries of New France who followed the lakes and watercourses leading to the valley of the Wabash.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07738a.htm   (5908 words)

  
 What Time is it in Indiana?
Indiana is [as of April 2, 2006, no longer] one of three states which do not Spring ahead from "standard" to "daylight saving" time or Fall back from daylight to standard six months later.
According to the Indiana Film Commission, Starke petitioned and was moved to the Central zone with the Group 2 (Chicago-area) counties.
Indiana Film Commission Online, three times during the 1980's, Starke, a northwest (Chicago area) county, Starke, petitioned to be shifted from Eastern to Central.
www.mccsc.edu /time.html   (3866 words)

  
 Indiana Geography - NETSTATE
Indiana is bordered by Lake Michigan and Michigan in the north and by Kentucky in the south.
The smallest state west of the Appalachian Mountains (not counting Hawaii), the landscape of Indiana is influenced by three main land regions; the Great Lakes Plains in the north, the Till Plains in central Indiana and the Southern Plains and Lowlands in the south, the hilliest section of the state.
Average yearly precipitation for Indiana, from 1961 to 1990, is shown on this chart from Oregon State University.
www.netstate.com /states/geography/in_geography.htm   (574 words)

  
 Battleship Indiana
INDIANA did not join in the initial chase westward because of her extreme eastern position on the blockade, but she was near the harbor entrance when the Spanish Torpedo Boat Destroyers PLUTON and FUROR emerged.
INDIANA returned to her peacetime pattern of training exercises and fleet maneuvers after the war, and made practice cruises for midshipmen of the Naval Academy before decommissioning in December, 1903.
INDIANA was sunk as bombing target on November 1, 1920, and the wreck was sold for scrapping in March, 1924.
www.spanamwar.com /indiana.htm   (873 words)

  
 Introduction to Indiana - The Hoosier State Capital Indianapolis
Indiana was the name given to the Indiana Territory by the United States Congress when Indiana was created from the Northwest Territory in 1800.
Indiana may have been referred to as "The Hoosier State" since the early 1830s.
The Indiana Historian - Jacob Piatt Dunn, Jr., Indiana historian and longtime secretary of the Indiana Historical Society found that the word, "hoosier" was used, in the south, to refer to woodsmen and rough hill people.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/in_intro.htm   (1059 words)

  
 Indiana State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
The field of the flag shall be blue with nineteen stars and a flaming torch in gold or buff.
The outer circle of stars shall be so arranged that one star shall appear directly in the middle at the top of the circle, and the word "Indiana" shall be placed in a half circle over and above the star representing Indiana and midway between it and the star in the center above it.
Rays shall be shown radiating from the torch to the three stars on each side of the star in the upper center of the circle.
www.50states.com /indiana.htm   (286 words)

  
 Indiana: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
The official state flag of Indiana was adopted in 1917.
It was designed by Paul Hadley of Mooresville, Indiana; he won a flag design contest sponsored by the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) for Indiana's 100th anniversary of statehood in 1916.
The 13 stars in the outer circle represent the 13 original colonies of the United States of America; the 5 stars in a half circle represent the states admitted prior to Indiana (but after the original 13), and the larger star atop the flame of the torch of Liberty represents Indiana.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/states/indiana   (340 words)

  
 IU Computer Science Department
Indiana University President Adam W. Herbert announced on April 3, 2007, that Robert B. Schnabel, an acclaimed computer scientist and researcher, will become the next dean of the IU School of Informatics pending approval by IU trustees.
Schnabel will come to Indiana from his current post as vice provost/associate vice chancellor for Academic and Campus Technology and professor of computer science at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Computer science faculty and students in the Indiana University School of Informatics have been recognized for their classroom achievements at the 2007 Celebration of Scholarships and Awards ceremony.
www.cs.indiana.edu   (773 words)

  
 Indiana Pork   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
Indiana Pork publishes a quarterly newsletter that is inserted into the National Pork Checkoff Report.
Indiana Pork represents the state’s 3,000 pork producers, who contribute $3 billion annually to Indiana’s economy and spend more than $465 million in local rural communities.
Indiana is the nation’s fifth largest pork producing state.
indianapork.com   (1076 words)

  
 Indiana Pacers News - Topix
Indiana Pacers CEO Donnie Walsh bristled at the suggestion that he's stepping back in his leadership role with the Indiana Pacers.
The way the Indiana Pacers' recent trades have panned out, they might want to be extra careful if they plan to move Jermaine O'Neal and Jamaal Tinsley this summer.
Indiana dropped a lot of baggage in getting rid of Ron Artest and Stephen Jackson the last two seasons, but from a purely statistical standpoint, the Pacers have gotten the worst end of their last three major deals.
www.topix.net /nba/indiana-pacers   (645 words)

  
 Indiana Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Indiana (base map) JPEG format (502K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Indiana (reference map) JPEG format (292K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Indiana (reference map) PDF format (232K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/indiana.html   (206 words)

  
 The Indiana Quarter - The United States Mint
The Indiana quarter, the fourth quarter of 2002 and nineteenth in the series, represents the state pride in the famous Indianapolis 500 race.
The First Lady of Indiana, Judy O'Bannon, requested design concept submissions for the Indiana quarter at the Indiana State Fair on August 17, 1999.
From the 3,736 submissions it received, the Indiana Quarter Design Committee narrowed the field to 17 semi-finalists and asked Indiana residents to vote for their favorites.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=IN   (317 words)

  
 Indiana: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — Infoplease.com
Robert Indiana - Indiana, Robert Indiana, Robert, 1928–, American artist, b.
Bats of the naval surface warfare center at Crane, Indiana.
Wintering populations of bats in Indiana, with emphasis on the endangered Indiana myotis, myotis sodalis.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108211.html   (406 words)

  
 State of Indiana Vacation, Indiana Attractions, Lodging, and Indiana Travel - SeeAmerica.org
Indiana is known as both the Hoosier State and the Crossroads of America.
Many museums, such as the Indiana State Museum and various sporting events, particularly the acclaimed Indianapolis 500, are particularly popular.
In Evansville, a historic riverfront town in South Indiana, visitors are sure to enjoy the Willard Library (circa 1885), which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
www.seeamerica.org /visit_indiana.jsp   (184 words)

  
 Electronic Library/Online Publications
The Indiana Department of Education's newsletter, Education Matters, has changed from a print publication to an e-newsletter.
This Web site allows Indiana's Academic Standards, and their accompanying resources, to be viewed, printed, or downloaded.
This is a growing list of PDF files (Portable Document Format) provided as a service to Indiana schools and visitors by the Indiana Department of Education.
www.doe.state.in.us /publications/welcome.html   (370 words)

  
 Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Indiana University's Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences offers a broad range of academic opportunities, research programs, and clinics.
a large speech and hearing clinic that serves residents of south-central Indiana and is a training ground for students and a testing ground for clinical research
Benefits of membership in NSSLHA include subscriptions to journals and other valuable publications, reduced fees for ASHA-sponsored conferences and workshops, job search assistance, and the opportunity to network with other students in the field.
www.indiana.edu /~sphs   (221 words)

  
 ESPN.com: Indiana Hoosiers Men's Basketball Clubhouse
Forward Xavier Keeling is leaving Indiana and guard Joey Shaw is considering a move to another school.
Darren Collison scored 15 points, hit two late free throws and made the game-deciding steal as UCLA survived both the Hoosiers' stifling defense and their frantic tying rally for a 54-49 second-round victory Saturday night in the West Regional.
Roderick Wilmont scored 22 points and hit six of his team's nine 3-pointers, and the Hoosiers avenged a loss to Gonzaga last March with a 70-57 victory Thursday night in a West Regional matchup pitted as one of the top first-round games in the tournament.
sports.espn.go.com /ncb/clubhouse?teamId=84   (182 words)

  
 Indiana National Guard - The Home of Hoosier Heroes
Governor Mitch Daniels, with Major General R. Martin Umbarger, the Adjutant General of the Indiana National Guard, announced today that the National Guard and the Department of the Army have entered into an agreement to partner in the transformation of Muscatatuck.
Martin Umbarger would like to announce the agreement between the Indiana National Guard and the Department of the Army to partner in the transformation of the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center into an advanced urban training facility for the Army.
INDIANAPOLIS — Soldiers and Airmen of the Indiana National Guard are preparing to open armories to assist local and county emergency management personnel as well as local law enforcement.
www.inarng.org   (825 words)

  
 Indiana Pacers | NBA Basketball at CBS SportsLine.com
Rick Carlisle is done with the Indiana Pacers, and Tony Mejia says that should mostly be a relief for a talented coach who should be back on the bench somewhere else any day now.
Rick Carlisle was fired Wednesday after four tumultuous years as coach of the Indiana Pacers, who failed to make the playoffs for the first time in a decade.
Knicks assistant Herb Williams is considered a candidate to replace Rick Carlisle as Indiana's head coach, according to the New York Daily News.
www.sportsline.com /nba/teams/page/IND   (486 words)

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