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Indiana appellate court offices delay opening

Winter weather and road conditions have prompted appellate court leaders to delay the start of office hours on Wednesday, according to a notice distributed by the Indiana Supreme County.

It said appellate court offices will open at noon.

“We are starting a few hours late in an effort to allow city and county crews more time to clear roads and families a chance to make plans for children who are home because of school closings,” Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Dickson said in a statement.

Dickson, Court of Appeals Chief Judge Nancy Vaidik and Tax Court Judge Martha Wentworth authorized the appellate courts and related agencies to delay opening.