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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – On Friday, Donald Trump became was sworn in and became the 45th president of the United States of America.

Additionally, Trump’s running mate and former Indiana governor, Mike Pence, was also sworn in, becoming the 48th vice president in our nation’s history.

While Pence is the sixth Hoosier to become VP of the United States, his former Lt. Governor, Eric Holcomb, is now the governor of Indiana.

So what does having a Hoosier in the White House and one who knows the current governor of Indiana well, mean for Hoosiers?

Jim Shella gave his take on what this could all mean for Indiana residents.

For more on this story, click on the video.

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WASHINGTON (AP/WISH) – The District of Columbia police chief says 217 people have been arrested and charged with rioting and six officers suffered minor injuries during demonstrations against President Donald Trump.

Interim Police Chief Peter Newsham provided the update at a news conference Friday.

“We had a group it looked like they were intentionally destroying property. It looks like they came here with that purpose in mind. We were able to safely take those folks into custody and what you see now is officers protecting this intersection because we saw some fires, we got the fires out,” said Chief Newsham.

Police were out in full riot gear as protesters filled the streets. Some lit small fires in the streets, while others smashed windows to a nearby Starbucks and cars.

Protesters linked arms, facing off from the police line and chanting, “No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA.”

Metropolitan police have deployed streams of pepper spray against demonstrators marching along the streets of the nation’s capital – a disgruntled parallel to the ongoing inaugural parade.

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – At the same time President Donald Trump took the oath of office, some staged a counter rally in Indianapolis.

Several hundred people rallied on Monument Circle Friday at noon. They said with all the rhetoric of the past election cycle, the message was about inclusion.

“We need to move toward an atmosphere where we value the dignity of every human being,” said Rabbi Sandy Sasso, of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, who spoke at the rally.

The rally was dubbed BELONG Indy. People showed up with signs, others with their kids.

“We are all ready to be able to work together and we may disagree, but we can certainly work together,” said Natalie Lapish, who attended the rally.

In the crowd were racial minorities, religious minorities, members of the church, and those in the LGBT community. The idea behind it was inclusion.

“Rather than have a protest rally, I thought it was important that everyone feel that Indianapolis, and recognize that Indianapolis is a supporting community,” said David Jose, who planned the rally.

“That’s a great message amid all the discourse, all the strife that’s been going on in the country, especially today,” said Brenton Fowler, while listening to speakers.

The rally was part prayer vigil, and part call to action. The crowd taking a so-called people’s oath to protect the country’s constitution.

More than 10 organizations took part in the rally, including the ACLU, Planned Parenthood and the Muslim Alliance.

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Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017. Click here for a look at Inauguration Day!

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) — Vice President Mike Pence donated 30 linear feet worth of papers and documents (70 gigabytes worth) from his 12 years in Congress to the Indiana University archive.

The archive currently holds more than 18,000 cubic feet of historic material that helps chronicle both the school’s and Indiana’s history.

But much of the material donated by Pence remains sealed off from public view until 2022 or Pence’s death, whichever is later.

University officials contend that the request by Pence was not unusual. Certain portions of the record are currently open to public view, including his biography, floor speeches, press releases and blog entries, according to Margie Smith-Simmons, a university spokeswoman.

Pundits have argued that Pence’s papers and documents from his time in the House of Representatives could provide some insight into what type of influence he may have in the Trump administration. It remains to be seen how much President Trump may lean on Pence to foster relationships with current members of the House and Senate or sell policy that is part of the president’s agenda.

“Much of the archive covers his time in Congress from 2001 to 2012,” Smith-Simmons said. “Nationwide it is very common to have library records or archives such as these closed or a portion of them closed. Really each is unique and the timeline for access is dependent on the donor.”

Pence donated the materials to Indiana University in 2012. (Pence is an IU law school alum).

But don’t expect Pence’s time in the White House to become part of the IU archive. Presidential and vice presidential records and documents become part of the National Archive in Washington D.C. Smith-Simmons said they’d be honored to have it, but realize it has its own place.

Chronicling materials to be archived can carry with it a heavy workload, Smith-Simmons said.

“It is a very time consuming process but one that is important to us and to the state and the university,” she said. “Archives really give an opportunity to share the history of the university and the state of Indiana and it gives us the ability to capture that knowledge and share it with others.”

Former Fort Wayne Mayor and current IU professor Paul Helmke says he understands why there would be an inherent interest in reading Pence’s papers.

“It’s always frustrating when historians and reporters and others can’t see the archives right away,” Helmke said. “But having been in public life too, some things you don’t want coming up.”

In addition to having three terms as Fort Wayne’s mayor, Helmke also made an attempt to run for U.S. Senate. “I remember meeting (Pence) when I was mayor and he was running for Congress for the first time. I was on his radio talk show when I was running for U.S. Senate. So he has dealt with basically 30 years worth of Indiana politicians and players. That’s going to be significant.”

Helmke added that while there might be public interest in delving into Pence’s congressional history, politicians have reasons for wanting to keep portions private.

“You don’t want your current goings on to be called into question because of something you said a year ago or a few years ago,” he said. “You put a lock on the files for a number of years, that means you are going to be able to get through and do your business but you still want to keep those things available for history.”

The Trump transition team has not responded for requests for comment for this report.

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a “contract” detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump’s familiar signature and a blank space for voters to sign.

But as Trump becomes president on Friday, it remains hazy as to which actions he will immediately take.

The list included several items likely to fire up Republican voters but backed up by scant policy. It includes “begin removing the more than 2 million criminal illegal immigrants” and “cancel every unconstitutional executive action … by President Obama.” Trump has already backed down from one pledge to label China a currency manipulator, recently saying he would first like to speak with the Chinese leadership.

A look at 10 of the key promises Trump made for his first day as president:

-Introduce a constitutional amendment for congressional term limits.

-Freeze hiring for the federal government to reduce payrolls, although the military, public safety and public health agencies would be exempt.

-Ban White House and congressional officials from becoming lobbyists for five years after they leave the government.

-Announce plans to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico or withdraw from the deal.

-Formally withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

-Lift restrictions on mining coal and drilling for oil and natural gas.

-Remove any Obama-era roadblocks to energy projects such as the Keystone XL pipeline.

-Cancel U.S. payments to U.N. climate change programs and redirect the money to U.S. water and environmental infrastructure.

-Stop all federal funding to “sanctuary cities,” places where local officials don’t arrest or detain immigrants living in the country illegally for federal authorities.

-Suspend immigration from regions associated with terrorism where vetting is difficult.

WASHINGTON D.C. (WISH) – Several Indiana lawmakers joined the hundreds of thousands in attendance for the inauguration ceremonies Friday.

Hours before Donald Trump and Mike Pence took their oaths of office, dignitaries from Indiana celebrated during the state’s inaugural ball.

Politicians from both sides of the aisle attended the event.

Congressman André Carson and Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma each spoke to 24-Hour News 8.

Both leaders separately reflected on the country moving forward following what had been a divisive election season.

“We’re all in this together. We’re all in it to make America and the state of Indiana a better place, and you may disagree on some of the details but everyone agrees on the goal. We’ll find common ground,” Bosma said. “We’ll move the nation forward.”

Carson commented on the decision by some of his colleagues to not attend the inauguration ceremonies.

“I think those of my peers who have made that choice, I’ve spoken with them, they’ve done it for their own personal reasons. Some of them simply did not want to go and it was a good reason to back out,” Carson said. “This is what a democracy is all about; we disagree. We agree to disagree. We shouldn’t hate each other at the end of the day.”

Mike Pence is the sixth vice president to come from Indiana.

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – 24-Hour News 8’s Meteorologist Ken Brewer reminisced on his inauguration experience that happened nearly three decades ago on Daybreak Friday morning.

In January 1989, Brewer attended the inauguration of President George Bush and Dan Quayle with his high school marching band.

He was part of the Marching Colts at Parkway Central High School in Chesterfield, Missouri.

One memory he remembers was an incident with the secret service.

Brewer and his fellow band members were told, “If you turn your head, there are snipers on the tower that will take action,” he said.

Watch the full video above to hear more about his inauguration experience 28 years ago.

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BEIJING (AP/WISH) – The stock market is awaiting President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration speech Friday as he transitions to President Trump.

According to Jane King at the Nasdaq, Investors are standing by for his inauguration speech, which is expected to start at roughly noon eastern standard time.

If Trump strikes a hawkish tone on trade and labels, China as a currency manipulator could push stocks lower, according to analysts.

Stocks have been cautious all week on nervousness about the speech and any policy changes that will follow.

China’s economic growth sank to a three-decade low in 2016 as its struggling exporters brace for a possible trade battle with President-elect Donald Trump.

Growth in the quarter ending in December ticked up to 6.8 percent over 2015, supported by government spending and a real estate boom, a gain from the previous quarter’s 6.7 percent, government data showed Friday. Still, for the full year, growth came in at a lackluster 6.7 percent, down from 6.9 percent in 2015 and the weakest since 1990’s 3.9 percent.

That temporary upturn is unlikely to last, economists said.

“We expect clearer signs of a renewed slowdown to emerge during the next couple of quarters,” said Julian Evans-Pritchard of Capital Economics in a report.

Trump’s promise to raise tariffs on Chinese goods after he takes office Friday has fueled tension with Chinese leaders who are trying to keep growth on track while they overhaul a state-dominated economy.

Beijing wants to nurture more self-sustaining growth based on domestic consumption but trade still supports millions of jobs. Exports fell 7.7 percent last year and more losses could lead to a politically dangerous spike in layoffs.

In a rebuke to Trump. President Xi Jinping warned in a speech this week a “trade war” would harm everyone involved. The American Chamber of Commerce in China said Beijing is preparing to retaliate if Trump acts.

“I am hopeful that after his election, President Trump will consider the issue from the angle of mutual benefit and win-win and will develop the long-term, cooperative ‘big country’ relations that have been formed between China and the United States,” a member of the Cabinet’s planning commission, Ning Jizhe, told a news conference.

Asked about the potential impact of action by Trump, Ning said China should maintain “medium to high-speed growth.”

Chinese leaders already face warnings that their reliance on infusions of credit to shore up growth since the 2008 global crisis has driven debt to dangerously high levels that might drag on the economy.

Beijing has warned the economic outlook is “L-shaped,” meaning once the downturn ends, growth is unlikely to rebound.

Also weighing on growth, Chinese leaders are in the midst of a multi-year effort to reduce excess production capacity in steel, coal and other industries in which supply exceeds demand. The glut of low-cost Chinese exports of steel and aluminum have fueled trade tensions with Washington and Europe, which say they are threatening thousands of jobs.

Auto sales also are forecast to weaken. Sales in the world’s biggest auto market rose 15 percent last year but that was supported by a tax cut that expired Dec. 31. Analysts expect this year’s growth to slow to mid-single digits.

Looking at quarter-on-quarter growth, the way other major economies report data, the economy cooled steadily over the course of the year despite the headline figure showing steady expansion. Growth fell to 1.7 percent in the last quarter, down from 1.8 percent in July-September and 1.9 percent in the previous quarter.

Chinese leaders say they will make the economy more productive by giving private companies a bigger role, but last year’s performance still relied on spending by the government and state-owned industry.

Investment by government companies in factories and other fixed assets rose 18.7 percent last year over 2015, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Investment by private companies was far weaker, growing 3.2 percent.

Real estate sales are booming, which has pushed up growth figures. But regulators are taking steps to cool surging housing prices and bank lending.

Retail sales growth decelerated to 9.6 percent from 10.6 percent in 2015. E-commerce, one of the brightest spots in the struggling economy, soared 26.2 percent over 2015, but that was down from the previous year’s 33.3 percent expansion.

Real estate sales that soared 22 percent in 2016 by volume also are forecast to cool. Growth of investment in real estate might slow to 1 percent from last year’s 6.6 percent, said Haibin Zhu of JP Morgan in a report.

This week, the International Monetary Fund raised its China growth forecast for this year by 0.3 percentage points to 6.5 percent, citing a boost from government stimulus. But it warned rising debt increases the risk of a sharper slowdown.

Total debt has risen by the equivalent of 130 percentage points of annual economic output since the 2008 global crisis, “a pace that has alarmed policy makers and many investors,” UBS economists said in a report.

Still, action on debt is unlikely until after the ruling Communist Party wraps up a twice-a-decade change of senior officials late this year, Tom Rafferty of the Economist Intelligence Unit said in a report.

“It will probably not be until 2018, when politics are more favorably aligned, that we begin to see a more radical approach in this area,” he said.

For more business headlines from Jane King at the Nasdaq, watch Daybreak Monday through Friday.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WISH) – Many D.C. area schools closed for Inauguration Day, but 24-Hour News 8’s Lauren Lowrey learned for some Indiana schools it’s a learning opportunity. What some schools are doing varies.

Students in eight grade social studies at Riverside Junior High School in Fishers, will be comparing and contrasting George Washington and Barack Obama’s farewell address. After comparing and contrasting, they will write their own farewell letters to let people know what hopes they have for the country over the next four years.

At Cathedral High School, students will be looking at the legacy President Obama leaves behind. They will also talk about President-elect Donald Trump’s plan for his first 100 days in office. In April, they will look at his progress.

In addition, Plainfield Community Middle School allows their students to watch the inauguration on their lunch break.

At Brebeuf Jesuit Prep School, all faculty and students can watch the inauguration in the Student Commons.

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