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OPINION: Santa moving from North Pole
Eye on the pie
Monday, December 11, 2017
Holiday season temporary workers harder to find in Fort Wayne metro area
Fort Wayne's Temporary Solutions owner says 3.1 unemployement rate exacerbates labor shortage
Sunday, December 10, 2017
New electronic logging device laws and how they might affect livestock owners
If it’s a business and the intent is to make money,  it’s considered interstate commerce, ISP officer says
Sunday, December 10, 2017
State legislators must file annual economic interest statements
Saturday, December 9, 2017
2017-18 flu season expected to pack punch if Australia's experience is a guide
“If you're over 6 months old and you're breathing, you should get a flu shot,” says Allen County health commisioner
Saturday, December 9, 2017
COMMENTARY: What happens if the 'individual mandate' goes away?
Saturday, December 9, 2017
EDITORIAL: Graduation criteria leave questions unanswered
Saturday, December 9, 2017
There's a Hoosier connection on nation's health policy
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and Vice President Mike Pence among at least seven Hoosiers working on national health policy
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Lilly Endowment CEO: Businesses key in virtuous circle of community prosperity
Says companies should think about the long-term impact of their efforts and to coordinate a day of giving or volunteering with an organization that can continue the work
Friday, December 8, 2017
American health spending slowed in 2016, according to federal report
Hospitals, Rx drugs, physician services all see declines
Thursday, December 7, 2017
New high school graduation requirements approved by Indiana education board
"The unknowns are what's driving me nuts," says Salem High School principal
Thursday, December 7, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana's population decline in rural counties has viable solution
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Mind the gap: Widening wage difference between mothers and fathers creates future costs
Wages for new mothers likely to go down while those of fathers go up, study says
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Federal tax changes raise big issues for higher education
Taxing tuition waivers one concern for students, institutions
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
St. Joseph County leads state in untested rape kits
Audit shows 2,650 Indiana cases languish; 478 here
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Gary sued over 'welcoming city' ordinance
Lawyer claims it violates Indiana's sanctuary city ban
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Indiana state school superintendent outlines 2018 policy priorities
Lowered compulsory school age, flexible teacher licensing on list
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
COMMENTARY: Hidden victims: The impact of opioid use on children and families
Collaborations among local, state and federal agencies are developing new cross-cutting partnerships and interventions
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Holcomb still waiting on federal approval for Healthy Indiana Plan work mandate
Monday, December 4, 2017
Holcomb wants Hoosiers to embrace economic change by preparing for jobs of the future
Says the 1 million-plus Hoosiers who either began but did not finish a college degree or never graduated from high school — need to "skill up"
Monday, December 4, 2017
OPINION: How to transform poverty to affluence
Eye on the pie
Monday, December 4, 2017
Minority kids in Indiana still trail in income and education, says Casey Foundation report
Various programs in St. Joseph County attempt to fill needs
Monday, December 4, 2017
Proposed formula changes concern local superintendents about high school grad rates
Monday, December 4, 2017
OPINION: Indiana doesn't have a jobs problem
Monday, December 4, 2017
62 Hoosier hospitals embroiled in federal lawsuit
Federal, state government allege false claims, over-billing for release of electronic medical records
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Municipal growth or unwelcome intrusion? NWI towns strategize future through annexation
Some communities grow to prevent being swallowed up by larger towns and cities
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Major hospital system becomes only one in Indiana to offer academic degree
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a nearly 12 percent growth nationwide in demand for radiologic and MRI technicians between 2016 and 2026
Sunday, December 3, 2017
EDITORIAL: State offers head start on computing
Sunday, December 3, 2017
'Future of the teaching world:' Cadet program helps address teacher shortage
Course encourages high school students to pursue education degree
Sunday, December 3, 2017
COMMENTARY: 'Homeless' Hoosier politicians lured by power
Sunday, December 3, 2017
EDITORIAL: Research should guide compulsory school age
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Local alcohol businesses sick of regulatory changes
Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch to discuss concerns with ATC
Saturday, December 2, 2017
EDITORIAL: House bill's target on grad students short-sighted, tips scales to wealthy
Saturday, December 2, 2017
IU budget forecast a warning that changes are needed
By 2022, the loss is forecast at $58 million
Saturday, December 2, 2017
COMMENTARY: Waging war against the evil news media
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Hoosier lawmakers unlikely to address cold beer issue after commission fails to back change
"Never have I seen a bill that was positive about the impact of alcohol on our society," says Berne legislator
Saturday, December 2, 2017
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams supports studying medical marijuana
Indiana legislator expected to introduce bill widening availability of CBD
Friday, December 1, 2017
Indiana State honored for women-in-STEM contributions
College of Technology increase female enrollment from five percent to nearly 12 percent
Thursday, November 30, 2017
COMMENTARY: An audit of GOP majority on General Assembly's Organization Day for 2018
Statehouse mostly mulls bills benefiting special interests
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Indiana state schools chief backs compulsory school age of 5
The proposal has been held up by legislators who, first, question the costs for requiring more classrooms and teachers
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
COMMENTARY:Five Thursdays in November
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Austin's Terry Goodin chosen Indiana House Minority Leader, wants look at gerrymandering
Common Cause often points to Goodin's own District 66 as an example of gerrymandering
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
OPINION: Real challenges on opioid addiction lie ahead
It is better to simply understand that effective treatment of addicts and a reduction of rates of opioid drug use are less expensive than not intervening
Monday, November 27, 2017
OPINION: Indiana county income disparities
Eye on the pie
Monday, November 27, 2017
Indiana Supreme Court justices strive for consensus in their rulings
In 2017 fiscal year, 77 percent of the 73 rulings were unanimously decided by the Hoosier judges
Monday, November 27, 2017
COMMENTARY: FCC takes action to end 'net neutrality
Expect fight over plan to heat up soon
Monday, November 27, 2017
NWI Region is home to many of Indiana's most populous towns - but should they be cities?
According to the State Board of Accounts there are 119 cities and 447 towns in Indian
Monday, November 27, 2017
EDITORIAL: Preparing our students for more than just workforce
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Mike Braun of Jasper is the richest of Indiana's U.S. Senate hopefuls
Worth $66 million; others worth $1.8 million
Sunday, November 26, 2017
EDITORIAL: Raising the pressure on Indiana's smoking habit
Lawmakers should at least debate state’s tobacco age
Sunday, November 26, 2017






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