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INDIANAPOLIS — On a visit to the Indiana Statehouse, U.S. Sen. Mike Braun didn’t say whether his future career in politics included a run for governor in 2024, as rumored by politicos. He insisted that he didn’t coordinate elected positions to achieve higher offices.

GOSHEN — Goshen City Council members Tuesday pushed back against a proposal currently being explored by the State Legislature involving a possible reduction or elimination of the state’s business personal property tax.

Local briefs include:

• Train show set for Feb. 19

• Expand Your Horizons begins in February

• Annie’s Project starts Feb. 3

GOSHEN — On Friday and Tuesday the following candidates filed for the May 3 primary.

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Where should the city of Goshen build a public ice rink?

Since about 2017, the city of Goshen has been discussing building a public ice rink. Plans for the facility called for it to originally be built along the millrace near the downtown. However, recently city officials said that option came in significantly over budget. They are now looking at possibly building the rink on the campus of Goshen College on the city's south side. The move could offer significant money savings, Mayor Jeremy Stutsman said. No decision has been made, but a study is being done by Cripe Design LLC of several different site designs for the college option. Where should the city of Goshen build a public ice rink?

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Jan. 19

Elkhart County

Level: Red

Positive cases — 48,401, up 315

Deaths — 623, up 1

Unique individuals tested — 151,091, up 225

Total tests — 490,097, up 1,231

7-day positivity rate, all — 30.9%

Fully vaccinated — 86,788 (45.5%)

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Listen to the latest Goshen News podcast.

Host Sheila Selman talks with 2009 Goshen High School grad Tell Williams IV on his one-year rise in TikTok fame and how he's using that fame to discuss tolerance, acceptance and diversity. He's also partnered with another Goshen native, James Jerlecki, on a new nail polish line.

Kyle Hufford and Eric Miller of Goshen College's FiveCore Media talk with host Patrick McGuire about their movie "Vital Passage: A Holocaust Rescue Story." The story focuses on a Goshen family, the Plauts, who were business owners. They rescued 28 Jewish refugees from Germany prior to the outbreak of World War II. For more on the movie and the Plauts go to fivecoremedia.com/vitalpassage.

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Listen to the latest Goshen News Sports podcast.

It's another busy episode of the podcast as Austin Hough and Evan Lepak recap all of the milestones set by athletes and teams this week, as well as taking a look at the upcoming week of conference championship tournaments.

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Children danced to music and shook their home-made noisemakers as they eagerly waited for the big event at the Terre Haute Children’s Museum New Year’s Noon event Friday.

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