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Super polluters tour gives people close up look at where Hoosiers get their power
Four operate within 30 miles of Evansvlle providing power to some of Indiana's largest cities and industries
Sunday, August 19, 2018
McCordsville creates park impact fee
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Girls in STEM: Female teachers key to breaking stereotypes
Women who earn college degrees in STEM-related majors usually opt not to work in those fields, often landing in education and health care instead
Friday, August 17, 2018
Jefferson County panel mulls next steps on how to decrease jail overcrowding
Consultants suggest new facility on land city owns inside former Jefferson Proving Grounds
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Gibson County Jail cited again for overcrowding, understaffing
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
North Central Indiana Regional Planning Council study identifies gaps, opportunities
Shows a billion dollars of leakage between manufacturing and agribusiness sectors in six-county area
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Wayne County's hepatitis A numbers don't seem to be slowing down
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Fewer fatal drug overdoses recorded in Porter County for first time since 2012
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
HELP NEEDED: New mandates reveal low staffing levels at some Hoosier nursing homes
“I don’t think the supply is keeping up with the demand,” administrator says of qualified personnel
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Suicide is also the second leading cause of death in the state among people ages 15-34
One of the main mental health issues that leads to suicide is depression, experts say
Sunday, August 12, 2018
Study: Opioid crisis has cost Madison County $2.2 billion since 2003

The yearly cost of opioid misuse has risen 13 times over between 2003 and 2017


Saturday, August 11, 2018
Home inventory low and prices high, as Kokomo development continues upswing
Real estate agents like 'frenzied, starving fish' in hyper-competitive market
Friday, August 10, 2018
OPINION: Midwest must save middle class neighborhoods
For cities that neglect these places, the future prospects are nothing but dismal
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Four have drowned this season in Northwest Indiana lakes and ponds
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Monroe County one of 13 Hoosier counties that has 5 confirmed hepatitis A cases
On average Indiana has 20 cases a year;  as of Friday, Aug. 3, 2018,  the state reported 334
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Number of new Indiana home permits fall as tariffs and labor costs increase
“The concern over material and labor costs is making it more difficult to build homes at competitive price points, particularly for newcomers entering the housing market,” Indiana Builders Association CEO says
Monday, August 6, 2018
OPINON: A second look at Indiana's manufacturing
Eye on the pie
Monday, August 6, 2018
With responses underway, Howard County's jail overpopulation persists
Problem has not dissipated dispite measures to reduce numbers, and there is not an assured end in sight
Monday, August 6, 2018
2018 overdose deaths decrease dramatically in Vigo County; officials credit antidote
'It works,' says police chief of naloxone carried by first responders
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Clark, Floyd counties in top 20 for opioid cost, says IBRC report
County leaders differ on how money should be invested in the epidemic
Sunday, August 5, 2018
A STEEP COST: Opioid usage, abuse costs Indiana $43.3 billion -- $11 million daily
Number of workers dying from opioid overdoses and of misusers losing or being unable to find jobs resulted in a $2.6 billion gross state product loss in 2016, report says
Saturday, August 4, 2018
COMMENTARY: Knee-deep in details: A peek at Southern Indiana's economic innovation
Data from Innovation 2.0 can be used to understand a county's weaknesses, strengths and potentia
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Study looks at vitality of Huntingburg since it received Stellar Communities grants
The majority of the indicators were positive, study says
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Kokomo progresses toward annexation of 140 Darrough Chapel residents
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
U.S. Department of Labor offering grants to help get more women into apprenticeships
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
COMMENTARY: Indiana governor breaks with lawmakers in call for hate crimes bill
It doesn’t take much to instigate hate in someone who’s already infected by it
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
OPINION: Hoosier manufacturing far from dead
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 30, 2018
Cases of hepatitis A increase in Lawrence County
The state typically averages 20 cases in a year
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Muncie, a once-industrial city, highly dependent upon government payments to stay afloat
Two largest employers, hospital and university, get a lot of public funding as do large number of residents
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Survey: South Shore riders satisfied with rail service, but want better wifi
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Here's what you missed at the Indiana Opioid Summit
CDC: Opioids, both prescription drugs like painkillers and street drugs like heroin, are considered the “main driver” of the rise in fatal overdoses across the country
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Rethinking the future: Lower enrollments threatens funding at Tipton schools
Primary factor contributing to slumping enrollment over the next 10 years is a lack of housing due to an increase in empty-nest households, study says
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Wayne County among state's hardest-hit in hepatitis A outbreak, but why?
Ranked No. 3 in the state for the total number of cases since January 2018
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Nurse Family Partnership program helps combat infant, maternal mortality
The program is intended to reduce infant mortality through improved pregnancy outcomes, child development and economic growth
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
15 die due to drugs so fare in 2018 in Howard County, but rate is lower than 2017
Coroner praises Turning Point, Howard County’s System of Care program, hoping it will create along-term dent
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
On-time graduation rates improving at Indiana State University and Ivy Tech
Statewide, Indiana 'moving the needle on college completion'
Monday, July 23, 2018
New South Bend books store, The Brain Lair, features 'marginalized voices'
Monday, July 23, 2018
'We have a long way to go' to help kids, says Children's Bureau liason
Poverty impacts well-being of Wayne County’s children
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Decrease in family farms shifts 4-H participation away from large livestock
Purdue Extension educator says shift is to rabbits, poultry and goats
Sunday, July 22, 2018
The big bucks: How much do IU employees make?
Top earners at IU mostly male, white
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Drug-related deaths down so far this year in Porter County
Group calls for more treatment facilities, community involvement
Friday, July 20, 2018






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