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Illinois DNR approves permit allowing Gibson Mine to expand into Illinois
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
Cass County to implement juvenile detention alternatives
GPS monitoring could substitute for jail after arrest
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
Rep. Jeff Ellington files bill to double Monroe County innkeepers tax to 10%
County council considering 1 percent food and beverage tax again
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
Plagued with problems, Dubois County jail rated obsolete: Overcrowded and understaffed
National Institute of Corrections respresentative says, “You talk about helping inmates getting treatment but inmates are not getting the treatment while in jail”
Friday, December 8, 2017
Indiana Horse Racing Commission awaits paperwork on sale of state's two racinos
Thursday, December 7, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana's population decline in rural counties has viable solution
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Indian engineering firm picks Columbus for 500-worker headquarters
It expects to hire 100 employees in Indiana within a year of establishing operations
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
Old Gary school center is a haven for illegal dumping, and cost broke district money
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
La Porte City Council mulls redistricting reform, then tables proposal urging it
“They need our leadership,” councilman says of Indiana Legislature
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
Proposed formula changes concern local superintendents about high school grad rates
Monday, December 4, 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
Southern Indiana leaders: Affordable housing supply tight in region
"Vast majority" that earn below the median area income aren't living in non-public housing that is affordable to them
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
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
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
Federally funded training program graduates hundreds into manufacturing jobs
More than 531 have gone on to work at manufacturers in the Lafayette region like Subaru and Caterpillar
Friday, December 1, 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
NIPSCO $900,000 fine is largest ever by Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Precision Medical expands into Wabash County
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
EPA plans $22.6 million cleanup for contaminated East Chicago industrial land
Agency says area is contaminated with arsenic, lead, zinc and cadmium
Wednesday, November 29, 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
Solar panels will help reduce energy costs in Bloomington parks
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
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
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
Needle exchange: Tippecanoe County could be third Indiana county to ditch it
West Lafayette has strained to keep the needle exchange at arm’s length
Sunday, November 26, 2017
I-65 construction in Clark County to end next week after two years
Sunday, November 26, 2017
EDITORIAL: Preparing our students for more than just workforce
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Indiana Attorney general's statement adds to confusion over CBD oil
Doctor: “This was an alternative that was safe and effective, and now I’m in an ethical place that I don’t know what to do.”
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Rental hosts profit from IU football weekends
But few Airbnb operators paying county innkeeper’s tax as required
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Pendleton development plan would dangle liquor licenses at a deep discount
Is this lure for new business unfair to those already there?
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
EDITORIAL: Hoosiers, get ready for jobs to change
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Indiana Attorney General makes statement on CBD
Saturday, November 25, 2017
How did chemicals get in water near two Evansville schools?
"There is nothing to indicate the schools are at risk at this time"
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Insurance giant adding 400 jobs in $14 million expansion in Carmel
Friday, November 24, 2017
Union County officials reject income study - at least for now
Friday, November 24, 2017
New federal law puts states in charge of education. But how exactly will it work?
But how much of the law is new, and how much is a rehash of previous federal requirements?
Friday, November 24, 2017
Montgomery County Health Department begins distributing Narcan
Workshops planned as county reports 53 overdoses in past month
Friday, November 24, 2017
How local taxpayers might pay for a bigger Vanderburgh County jail and more staff
One solution to solve overcrowded conditions would cost $15 million
Friday, November 24, 2017
COMMENTARY: Well, Indiana messed this one up
Thursday, November 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Gun show loophole needs to be closed
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Superintendents and experts assess how new federal education law may affect their districts
Indiana Superintendent Jennifer McCormick has been traveling the state for several months with the sole purpose of discussing Indiana's ESSA plan with school officials
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Plans unveiled by Crown Point legislator for tougher day care licensing rules
Thursday, November 23, 2017
'Funding is desperately needed' to combat opioid crisis, Lake County coroner says
Porter County Sheriff David Reynolds stressed the importance of education and prevention in tackling the issue.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Commissioners formalize ethics rules for Monroe County officials, employees
Thursday, November 23, 2017
State legislators target shortage of foster families
Currently, 150 children in Indiana are waiting for foster care, says House Speaker Brian Bosma
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Opioid bills will put focus on prescription reform in Indiana
Among prescription reform efforts, pharmacists would be required to dispense prescription drugs in lockable bottles
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
EDITORIAL: Holcomb's legislative priorities on target
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
EDITORIAL: Prohibiting Sunday alcohol sales impedes commerce
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill finds cannabidiol illegal in state
That's despite Hoosier law authorizing limited use
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Roundabouts proliferating in Allen County, Fort Wayne
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Impending alcohol changes by Indiana Legislature will yield winners, losers
Here are some proposals facing legislators in upcoming session
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Jobs, opioid battle to dominate short session of General Assembly
Begins Jan. 3, leaving legislators about six weeks to prepare bills
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Enrollment projection affects funding for schools statewide
If legislators don't increase education budget, there will be a $9 million deficit
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Bedford's Stellar Communites projects moving forward
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Indiana Chamber agenda focused on jobs, raising smoking age to 21
Smoking causes $3.1 billion in productivity losses in state, says official
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
OPINION: Indiana's population decline is no mystery
The actions that ultimately matter, like radically improving local schools, paving streets and fixing sidewalks, are hard and costly tasks
Monday, November 20, 2017
Firearm hunting season triggers business in Southern Indiana
In 2016, 65 percent of deer were harvested during firearms season and 24 percent during bow, says IDNR
Monday, November 20, 2017
OPINION: Setting contradictory goals for ourselves
Eye on the pie
Monday, November 20, 2017
Blight demolition continues in Muncie
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Delaware County J-turn intersection proposal draws criticism, INDOT responds
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Get paid to move to Indiana? Hoosier state desperate for population
State’s population is expected to grow by 1 percent by 2040, while the nation’s population will grow by an estimated 18 percent, manufacturering group CEO says
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Pelath quitting as Indiana House Democratic leader, won't seek re-election in 2018
Indicates his last day as leader will be Tuesday, when the General Assembly convenes for its one-day organizational meeting ahead of the 2018 legislative session
Sunday, November 19, 2017
EDITORIAL: Let's reform redistricting in Indiana
Sunday, November 19, 2017
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg travels take a jump in last two years
Out-of-town days have risen; he says trips help serve city’s best interests
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Local officials wary of graduation rules
State education chief hears concerns over proposed changes
Saturday, November 18, 2017
235-page state audit: Financial disarray plagues Gary school district
The school board was cited in the report for failing to meet "responsibilities to taxpayers"
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Ameristar Casino to move its high-limit slots and table games onto land
First in NWI to take advantage of 2015 Indiana law permitting move from permanently moored casino boats to land adjacent to their docks
Saturday, November 18, 2017
New weigh station for trucks soon to open off I-65 northbound near Seymour
In just one week, the facility was registering 89,500 trucks driving by, district coordinator says
Saturday, November 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: Moving on Indiana alcohol laws
Sunday carryout proposed, but cold beer still on ice
Saturday, November 18, 2017
State, communities work on vital Hoosier downtowns
Main Street America has been working on 20 new “transformation strategies” for the past three years
Saturday, November 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana should follow Howard County on smoking
Friday, November 17, 2017
Indiana ready to prep for self-driving cars
Purdue and INDOT have initiated tests of roadside equipment, located in existing traffic signal boxes, for connected vehicles at three locations
Friday, November 17, 2017
Adoptive dad of 8 shares story: Many Hoosier children still waiting for homes
Friday, November 17, 2017
Vincennes University receives grant for mining program from U.S. Department of Labor
New, nearly 40,000-square-foot mining simulation center  debuted this summer in Fort Branch
Friday, November 17, 2017
Caesars will pay $1.7 billion for casinos in Anderson, Shelbyville
Would give company control over four of Indiana’s five top casinos, when measured by gambling revenue
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Only 14 Monroe County families sign up for state-funded pre-K program; 36 slots still open
Income and work requirements, transportation may be among factors limiting applications
Thursday, November 16, 2017
INDOT officials make a U-turn on J-turns on U.S. 31 in Cass, Miami and Marshall counties
Lawmakers say public input swayed decision
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Indiana Youth Institute aims to close achievement gap with East Chicago event
Speaker says one of the biggest obstacles is school funding
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Blame abounds at Muncie Community Schools hearing on its financial plight
Superintendent, others take heat over finances
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Flicker of hope remains for firefly to become Indiana's state insect
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
New Albany digital marketing company expanding, adding 100 jobs
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Sunday alcohol sales recommended by Indiana legislative panel
Ball State University survey found 61 percent of Hoosiers support the sale of cold beer in supermarkets and convenience stores
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Ivy Tech offers education, better jobs with apprenticeships
School offers opportunities for students to earn while they learn
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Wabash Marketplace talks growth and redevelopment at year-end meeting
New park located on Wabash River walkway another downtown-oriented project completed in 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017






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