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IU fieldhouse flooring of 1928-1960 rediscovered in Martinsville
Monday, February 18, 2019
Mitchell, Orleans and Shoals community school systems move ahead on collaborative effort
“This is a way for a group of small schools to accomplish big things,” says Mitchell assistant superintendent
Monday, February 18, 2019
Clay County's Exotic Feline Rescue Center takes in three new tigers
As a result of unrestricted breeding there are more than 5,000 such tigers in the country, more than exist in the wild in the rest of the world
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Vincennes University, GM Bedford Casting team up for apprenticeship training
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Radius Indiana releases wage, benefit study of its 15-county southwestern state region
Survey of 76 companies in September and October shows 71 percent expect to hire and 94 percent expect to pay workers more in next 12 months
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Deceased former Evansville priest accused of sexual abuse in Indiana Senate testimony
Raymond Kuper oversaw all city diocese schools in the 1970s
Friday, February 15, 2019
Senate Bill 551 adds better protections for abuse victims and potential victims
Would allow protective orders to be filed against an adult who is conditioning a minor for sexual activity
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Catalent Biologics gets $2.5 million in tax relief from Bloomington, creates 200 jobs
Thursday, February 14, 2019
DLGF orders cut to South Knox schools operating fund because of lower farm values
Money to be made up out of emergency funds
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Knox County Council considering $60 million tax abatement for Sunrise Coal
"...we have reserves that will take us out 15-20 years,' says company official
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Fight over public notice advertising in Indiana newspapers could grow wider
Bill sponsor's past remarks suggest she may have a broader ambition to eliminate requirements for newspaper publication of any kind of public notice.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Hoosier State train route could derail without state cash
The line’s ridership is the smallest of Amtrak’s state-supported routes, and its ridership has declined over the past five years
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Indiana Senate bill could reduce local jail populations by sending some to state DOT
Could mean some facilities would not have to enlarge now
Saturday, February 9, 2019
North Lawrence Community Schools spending $325,000 to buy out superintendent's contract
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Technology helping Knox County's VanGo improve performance
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Sports wagering, casino bill clears first Indiana legislative hurdle
Would allow two casinos in Gary to relocate, accelerate when horse-track casinos could begin offering live table games from 2021 to this year and legalize sports gambling
Thursday, February 7, 2019
GM begins laying off white-collar workers, including some at Bedford plant
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Putnam County commissioners opt not to contribute to six-county WCIEDD in 2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Nothing good to say about December 2018 financials for Vincennes hospital
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
'No magic bullet' in spurring Dubois County economic growth, EDC president says
Monday, February 4, 2019
Indiana Senate bill approaches cemetery financial woes from a different angle
Monday, February 4, 2019
Final stretch for 2013 Stellar Communities projects in Bedford, officials report
The city received an initial investment of $19.8 million from the state
Monday, February 4, 2019
Research explains how cities like Terre Haute may see more automated jobs than other places
Indiana tops the list in its percentage of jobs with automation potential according to Brookings study
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Vectren, CenterPoint merger complete; undetermined number of layoffs occur
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Trustee grills IU athletic director on football, men's basketball success
“I feel good with where we are in terms of trajectory moving forward,” Fred Glass says
Saturday, February 2, 2019
'What's best for them:' State Sen. Koch authors two bills focusing on recovery efforts
Senate Bill 111 provides grant opportunities for community- and faith-based substance abuse programs
Friday, February 1, 2019
Enrollment at Bloomington IU campus sees 1st drop in 5 years, down less than 1%
The numbers reflect national demographic and economic trends, school trustees told
Friday, February 1, 2019
Federal shutdown could force SNAP recipients to wait weeks to receive assistance
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities stated about 30 million Americans would have a gap of 40 days or more between when they received February and March benefits
Friday, February 1, 2019
Huntingburg 56-unit workforce housing project's cost jumps to $8 million
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Bloomington, Monroe County officials urge lawmakers to pass hate crimes legislation
The Coalition of Central Indiana Tea Parties has sent state legislators a letter requesting they reject all attempts to pass it
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Schurz sale means six layoffs for Hoosier Times newspapers; 11 let go at other publications
Thursday, January 31, 2019
'Eyes are on us;' State's first local invasive plant species board meets
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Vincennes Tourism Bureau objects to Grouseland's plea for innkeepers tax revenue
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Second solar project coming to Perry County
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Elder care could be focus of 2019 summer study by an Indiana legislative committee
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Indiana public broadcast stations adding staff, expanding news programming
News gathering and reporting will ramp up over the next several months, IPB officials said, thanks to grants
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Ports of Indiana posts best year in its 58-year history
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
More than 100 affordable housing units coming to Evansville in five years
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
COMMENTARY: A letter to readers from the president of Schurz Communications on sale
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Sally the robot is now dishing up salads at IU Health Bloomington Hospital
Monday, January 28, 2019
Monroe County may outsource meeting minutes; Auditor says she wants to focus on auditing
Monday, January 28, 2019
GateHouse Media buys South Bend Tribune, other 19 newspapers from Schurz Communications
Pittsford, N.Y.-based company is one of the largest publishers of print and online media in the United States
Sunday, January 27, 2019
What made recycling easier for customers is making it harder for recycling companies
Changes to the world market because of China's restrictions have caused the price per ton of recyclables to plummet
Sunday, January 27, 2019
More than $12,000 raised to help rescued animals in raid of Loogootee property
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Riverview Energy chief tells why Dale chosen for direct coal hydrogenation plant
It is expected to use 1.6 million tons of coal and produce 4.8 million barrels of clean diesel and 2.5 million barrels of Naphtha each year
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Hendricks, Knox County opioid treatment programs modeled after one in Terre Haute
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Ivy Tech plans to establish auto tech program in Bloomington
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Perry County Memorial Hospital to form management partnership with Evansville's St. Vincent
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Three Bloomington apartment complexes to offer 1,100 IU students 2019-20 housing
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Ruler grocery store in Mitchell opening in two weeks
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Recent report claims 90 percent of American colleges restrict freedom of speech
"Private institutions are within their rights to limit speech, and that's something protected by law," says Indiana Wesyleyn dean of students
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Bringing hydroelectric to dams like Newburgh on Ohio River just got easier
8th District Representative Larry Bucshon successfully guided legislation through Congress that is expected to put hydropower back on track
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Gibson County Commissioners renew call for more staff for overcrowded jail
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
COMMENTARY: Let There Be Light: Passing on required civics tests
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Duke Energy to close 'historic ash deposits' in Edwardsport
According to Indystar, Indiana leads the nation in coal ash ponds with around 85 pits, holding “enough (coal) ash to bury Lucas Oil Stadium under 800 feet of toxic ash.”
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
In Indiana, teacher pay is complex and inconsistent
Hoosier lawmakers focusing efforts on improving compensation
Monday, January 21, 2019
Hub 19 to bridge gap between education, industry in Dubois County
To create engaged and relevant learning environments, Hub 19 will support more engineering and STEM courses at local schools
Monday, January 21, 2019
Three Bloomington rental complexes cited for more than 1,800 violations
City attorney says owner "... owes the city of Bloomington approximately $400,000 in civil penalties”
Sunday, January 20, 2019
BEVERAGE BACKLOG: Wineries, breweries, distilleries affected by federal shutdown
They cannot renew permits or gain approval for new recipes and labels during the hiatus
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Town Center project in Anderson still a go
Despite a change in management structure, Fortune says redevelopment project moving forward
Tuesday, March 12, 2002






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