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State teachers union: Indiana among most underfunded states in education
“Indiana should be ashamed of its disinvestment in education," says head of state's American Federation of Teachers
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
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
'Superfund' sites sprang from emergency declaration in late 1970s
Monday, August 13, 2018
Toxic priorities: 39 locations in Indiana among EPA's top 'Superfund' cleanup sites
Cleanups costs often exceed the coffers of even some of the state’s most profitable businesses
Monday, August 13, 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
Tax abatements for new Anderson homes top $10 million value since program began in 2015
Friday, August 10, 2018
Madison County seeks case manager to ease jail overcrowding
Judge Newman proposes new way to deal with probation violators
Friday, August 10, 2018
Another incentive offered Hoosier students to become educators and stay in Indiana
Scholarships to pay out up to $30,000 to new teachers who stay at least 5 years
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Active shooter: Teachers are trained to neutralize intruders and administer first aid
One of several strategies implemented by districts in Madison County and surrounding communities to increase safety in schools
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
Day care centers, preschools on the lookout for hand, foot and mouth disease
There is no vaccine to protect against the disease
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Shoppers cite saved time, convenience as reason for online grocery shopping
By 2025, as many as 70 percent of U.S. consumers will be buying groceries online and those purchases will total more than $100 billion, report predicts
Monday, July 30, 2018
Consumer economy in crosshairs if trade war continues, BSU economist Mike Hicks warns
“The tampering of a supply chain that involves 15 percent of the economy is sufficient for us to slip into recession,” he says
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Conservation subsidies: Local farmers do their part for the environment
They must agree not to produce crops or livestock on highly erodible land without a conservation system
Sunday, July 29, 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
Central Indiana June home sales decline amid escalating prices, lower inventory
Monday, July 23, 2018
Trump tariffs affecting businesses in Madison County
But not all are finding them to their disadvantage
Sunday, July 22, 2018

Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR

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