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Holcomb announces $121 million in matching grants for state rail projects
New competitive Local TRAX Rail Overpass Program due to make eliminate dangerous crossings
Saturday, December 15, 2018
EDITORIAL: Job well done in the Senate by Joe Donnelly
Friday, December 14, 2018
Funds approved for two northside overpasses in Terre Haute
Friday, December 14, 2018
Terre Haute City Council votes down jail rezoning, 8-1
Riverscape plan, environmental concerns cited in decision
Friday, December 14, 2018
Lead poisoning present in dead Hammond swans
Friday, December 14, 2018
Tipmont REMC acquires Wintek, takes a step forward on broadband internet goal
Friday, December 14, 2018
79-lot, 25-acre development gets final approval from Floyd County
Friday, December 14, 2018
40-foot tall, $150,000 sculpture adds unique presence to Shelbyville gateway
"this is one piece of several different mediums that we’ve started to encourage in the community in the last five years," mayor says
Friday, December 14, 2018
Stellar Community sights ahead: Greenfield, Fortville, Hancock County chosen
Team focused its regional plan on health, heritage and heart — preserving the historic components of the region while still adding new, modern amenities
Friday, December 14, 2018
75 years and counting: Bedford's GM plant positioned for future success
Today, the state-of-the-art automotive fabricating facility outputs as many as 3.5 million parts a year
Friday, December 14, 2018
ROI invites residents to participate in 11-county housing survey
Asks residents their perceptions of the current housing market
Friday, December 14, 2018
EDITORIAL: Now's the time to raise teacher pay in Indiana
Friday, December 14, 2018
Sense of optimism for Anderson center pervasive among restaurant owners
Some sprinkle their conversation phrases like “revival” and “renaissance'
Friday, December 14, 2018
State incentives help keep FFA convention in Indianapolis through 2031
The event had an estimated economic impact of $39.8 million when it took place in Indianapolis in late October 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
Indiana Democrats to file teacher pay bills in 2019 General Assembly
Indiana ranks lowest in Midwest, 37th nationally for salaries
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Goshen RDC pledges funds for school manufacturing facility
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Harrison County Council creates ERA at Lanesville I-64 interchange
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Township trustee in Henry County pleads guilty to five counts of felony theft
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Could Gary lose both casino licenses?
Terre Haute state senator suggests relocating both of them a better bet for Indiana
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Cascades buys Urban Forest Products packaging factory in Newton County
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Latest trash-to-fuel project promises to invest $600 million and hire 160 in Gary
Similar biofuels plant outside Reno, Nevada that would become the first commercial waste-to-fuel biorefinery in the United States producing both diesel and jet fue
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Indiana teacher pay raises: What your lawmakers say they will, and won't, do
Lines are being drawn ahead of the 2019 General Assembly session on teacher pay
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Jasper mayor resigns to become senior staffer for U.S. Sen.-elect Mike Braun
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Huntington Sheet Metal get tax break on $1 million worth of machinery
Thursday, December 13, 2018
EDITORIAL: Holcomb's legislative 2019 agenda a mixed bag
Thursday, December 13, 2018
IU informatics professor creates virtual experience of ancient Rome
“It allows people, in a short time, to achieve a level of understanding that would take a specialist years,” he says
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Opioid crisis: Chamber encourages supportive employment as one response
Thursday, December 13, 2018
IU Health People Mover train to shut down indefinitely
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
IEDC reports another record-setting year in 2018 for job commitments
The average wages pledged for the jobs committed in 2018 is $26.86 an hour, about 25 percent above the state average wage, says IEDC
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Former ITT Tech students get $600 million in debt relief from bankruptcy judge
While the agreement wipes out debt owed directly to ITT, it doesn’t cover the federal and private student loans the students took out to pay for ITT Tech tuition
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Bloomington tech park apartments, hotel project asked for more office space
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
APC approves Ossian plan for amphitheater and pavilion in 28-acre park
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Indiana Department of Child Services calls for boost in budget
Seeking $286 million more; foster parents not addressed
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Gary planning to reduce school class size, hire more teachers
Seven elementary schools got F's from recent state report card
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Griffith gets cold shoulder from St. John Township, still courting North Township
Town now turning to North Township officials as their final hope of winning a new township before the end of 2018
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Terre Haute casino opponents gearing up again
Wabash Valley economists also dubious about city's odds
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
St. Joseph County Redevelopment Commission OKs deal with Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Unclear future for Elkhart police following chief resignation at mayor's request
Media reports also suggested that disciplinary action against officers had dropped under Windbigler’s command
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Elkhart, city police police named in 2016 death civil suit
Claim department leaders interfered with an independent investigation of the incident
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
New Elkhart police chief from inside or outside the department?
Mayor says he will consider 'all qualified candidates'
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Elkhart police chief stepping down at mayor's request
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
University of Evansville aims to repower Puerto Rico school with solar panels
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Rising Sun casino owner doubles down on Terre Haute
But state approval will be 'a heavy lift,' says one gaming expert
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
November 2018 doldrums at Northwest Indiana Region casinos
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
ArcelorMittal, U.S. Steel to invest $5.6 billion in U.S. steel mills
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Markers coming to Logansport trails
Project part of city's plan to increase safety
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
COMMENTARY: Indiana holds economic data close to the vest

Ken Davidson, an adjunct scholar of the Indiana Policy Review Foundationand  publisher of the Northwest Indiana Gazette, is a lifelong resident of Hammond. This is excerpted from a larger paper in the winter issue of The Indiana Policy Review. His column appears in Indiana newspapers.

Over the course of the past three years, obtaining information on Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts has been made difficult and in some ways impossible. 

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Bird scooters: West Lafayette resorts to towing as promises fall flat
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Charlestown's Pleasant Ridge is now on the National Register of Historic Place
The neighborhood was originally built in the early 1940s to house the influx of workers at the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Jeffersonville's arts and cultural district gets statewide designation
Joins those of Fishers and Terre Haute as 2018 Statewide Cultural Districts
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
NewAllen Alliance getting $4.5 million as Stellar Community
In September 2018 , eastern Allen County group submitted a 232-page written plan to the state that details a $64-million list of projects
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Six Huntingburg Stellar Communities projects are in the final stretch
City plans to seek other state funding to help with three leftover projects
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Hancock County Community Foundation funds uniform school signage effort
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Radius Indiana releases 3Q 2018 update to manufacturing index
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
About 40 percent of Anderson students stay home because of weekend social media threat
ACS Superintendent Timothy Smith said an investigation into the threat led him and police to believe it was not credible
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Pacers Bikeshare rolling out major expansion for Indianapolis in 2019
Many of the new stations along or near the Monon Trail, the White River Trail and the Central Canal Towpath
Monday, December 10, 2018
Fishers Nickel Plate District earns statewide arts, cultural designation
Is one of three Statewide Cultural Districts in Hamilton County
Monday, December 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Is it time for the state to take over running the city of Gary?
Monday, December 10, 2018
As pass rates plummet, Indiana looks at changing its bar exam for new lawyers
Monday, December 10, 2018
Top Indiana teachers union tells governor that Hoosier educators need pay raises now
Average annual salary for a Hoosier teacher is $54,308, which is $10,625 less than the average salary paid to Illinois teachers and $5,352 below the national average
Monday, December 10, 2018
Richmond auto parts company plans to triple its workforce by 2022
Monday, December 10, 2018
Jackson County inmate count daily average falls below jail capacity
Monday, December 10, 2018
First physical signs of Terre Haute's Turn to the River project expected in 2019
Plan to create a coherent, attractive path to connect the town’s two most famous landmarks — Wabash Avenue and the Wabash River.
Monday, December 10, 2018
OPINION: Unbalanced economic news
Eye on the pie
Monday, December 10, 2018
OPINION: Factory productivity growth isn't about machines, but people
Even if our industry is dominated by technology, we often fail to see how this affects production within our firms
Monday, December 10, 2018
State Sen. Phil Boots wants to curtail 4-mile zoning reach of towns
Monday, December 10, 2018
Bloomington downtown tech park proposal may replace offices with apartments
Monday, December 10, 2018
State audit: Madison County inter-agency $81,000 check not deposited for one year
Monday, December 10, 2018
Expert: Retailers leveraging strengths of both physical and digital will thrive
“The demise of poorly positioned traditional retailers like Sears has left an opportunity for new seeds to be planted,” says  associate director of the Center for Education and Research in Retailing
Monday, December 10, 2018
Stopping the invasion of 'bullying' plants
Efforts by local groups are spreading through Wabash Valley and state to remove species that threaten native Indiana plants
Monday, December 10, 2018
Elevate Ventures makes 3-year investment commitment to Bloomington, Columbus
“We hope to begin to pivot local communities and regions toward making innovation a fundamental factor to their success for decades to come"
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Hoosier Environmental Council urges IDEM to reject Newton County dairy plan
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Holcomb falling short on two of his five 'big goals' for Indiana workforce development
His three other big goals for workforce development are on track toward being fulfilled, or, in one case, already has been exceeded
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Some of Gary mayor's political donors also receive lucrative contracts
A Times review of Lake County and Gary records found 67 city vendors contributed to the mayor's campaigns and they have received more than $38 million in city business
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Brazilian company receives abatement to locate plant in Portage
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Growing their family tree farm: 4 generations keep Wanatah business going
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Japan trip about forging relationships to benefit Wayne County and beyond
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Indiana Farm Bureau mission: Stop township reform
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Indiana Legislature to wrestle with township budget surpluses
On average, Indiana townships hold a balance of 116 percent above their annual budgets
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Who from Vectren is coming and going post-merger?
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Dwindling Hoosier dairies: Too much milk and flat demand spells trouble
“There still are too many cows and too much milk,” said Robert Kelly, Purdue extension director for Elkhart County
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Will lawmakers listen? Schools want laws, stiffer penalties, funding to make busing safer
Lights, cameras action could help curb the massive number of stop-art violations in Indiana, USA TODAY's Network 5 newspapers find
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Purdue sets tougher goals, new base pay for Mitch Daniels salary in 2019
Room and board to remain same for next school year for seventh consecutive year
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Purdue Online launches to expand traditional university's reach
New offering compared to another division of the university – not to Purdue Global
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Help the Hellbender: "You don't really get do-overs with these things"
In Indiana, this slimy salamander is winning hearts and conservation efforts
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Career connection: Hoosier high school students getting them through internships
“Internships illustrate classroom relevance in the professional world,” says Indiana INTERNnet
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Reports of sexual misconduct up at IU Bloomington after two years of declines
Saturday, December 8, 2018
For central Indiana agencies accustomed to United Way support, no more guarantees
Agencies accredited by United Way will be able to apply for funds based on its goal of addressing poverty of more than one generation
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Hancock County crams record number of 259 inmates into jail with 157 beds
An additional 53 county offenders are in other Indiana jails, says sheriff-elect
Friday, December 7, 2018
Terre Haute becomes Indiana's 8th Statewide Cultural District
Joins Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus, Madison, Nashville, Noblesville and Lafayette-West Lafayette
Friday, December 7, 2018
RV maker Thor reports earnings, sales drop
Company will close plants for extended period during holidays
Friday, December 7, 2018
Design firm works with Fort Wayne businesses to find diamonds in the rough
Works to create a starting point to find ways to get people downtown and to create experiences to keep them there all day
Friday, December 7, 2018
New TIF district established in South Whitley
Friday, December 7, 2018
Elkhart-based Patrick buys LaSalle Bristol operations
Friday, December 7, 2018
EDITORIAL: Indiana AG should remain an elected official
Friday, December 7, 2018
With lavish groundbreaking, IU Kokomo looks toward new home for athletics, events
Slated for 2020 completion, center will host games, more
Friday, December 7, 2018
Hibberd Building finds new life in downtown South Bend
Friday, December 7, 2018
More drug treatment could cost less than a new jail, mental health worker suggests
Henry County grapples about when it might need a new jail 
Friday, December 7, 2018
Portage growth called 'almost unprecedented'
Friday, December 7, 2018
Art class at New Albany middle school collaborates with artists on sculpture
Teacher likes how the sculpture represents both visual and performing arts at the school
Friday, December 7, 2018
EDITORIAL: We can recapture George H.W. Bush's standard for civility
Friday, December 7, 2018
Governor unveils legislative agenda, but teacher salary increase is years away
Governor's administration wants to evaluate teacher pay in other Midwest states, a process that could take between two and four years
Friday, December 7, 2018
Purdue Polytechnic looking to re-engage industry through Madjax classroom build out
“Automation is one of the biggest growing sectors, and we need to be a part in helping individuals find careers there"
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Jeffersonville's River Ridge fulfills U.S. Army lease 35 year early
About one-fifth of the 6,000-acre park has been developed
Thursday, December 6, 2018
IDEM gets an earful on coal-to-diesel permit for $2.5 billion proposed Dale plant
Air permit “would give the plant the capacity to use up to 1.6 million tons per year of coal as feedstock to produce diesel, naphtha and other products.”
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Hancock County trails plan tries to balance connectivity and rural sensibilities
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Elanco develops first-of-its kind drug - reducing greenhouse gases by livestock
Even small herds of cattle can generate hundreds of pounds of manure a day, and that waste can be toxic
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Congress will consider measure to reduce carbon emissions
Say it could help the United States take steps toward lowering greenhouse gases affecting the world’s climate
Thursday, December 6, 2018
The Frozen Sandlot ice rink opens at Kokomo Municipal Stadium
Despite frigid cold, skaters sing praises of winter attraction
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Mayor Neese says he will seek independent review of Elkhart Police Department
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
$6.6 million TIF request endorsed by Gibson County
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Perry County Development Corp. looks to Japan for growth
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Hoosier jails react to growth in female populations
Mental-health, addiction programs springing up
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Indiana voter turnout for 2018 midterm elections was highest since 1994
The highest turnout in the state this year was recorded in Henry County at 64 percent
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Promise of state, local tax breaks lures Alliance Steel manufacturer to Gary
Company is investing $19.7 million to establish operations at a closed 250,000-square-foot facility and bringing 100 jobs from Illinois
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Lake County sheriff seeks $360,000 armored vehicle
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Cass County gathering info on wind turbines
Commission continuing with plans to reexamine local rules
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
EDITORIAL: Holcomb right to put stop to more toll roads in state
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Drinking and scootering is public intoxication in Blomington, not drunken driving
“Scootering while intoxicated” is not defined under Indiana law, so every jurisdiction can decide how to proceed in such cases
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Pendleton juvenile inmates get chance to learn technology, business skills
Gov. Holcomb said The Last Mile is a life-changing program and helps the inmates through the first mile of the rest of their new lives
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Browning plans $157 million mixed-use development in downtown Fishers
Will include residential, retail, a boutique hotel and a six-story office building in Nickel Plate District
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Indiana lawmakers seeking more oversight of toll road lease decisions
Bremen state representative said they’re also discussing whether some of the projects Holcomb has proposed to spend the $1 billion on qualify as “transportation” projects
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Acquisition expands Schurz Communications unit's cloud services arm
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Elkhart council members: Private investigation of city police may be necessary
One council member, Richard Shively, a Republican, says he is unsure how long the council would wait for the mayor to act
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Fiberglass fabricator moves to Whitestown from Indianapolis
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Most of Indiana farmland show first quarterly price declines, says Federal Reserve
“Agricultural land values would have experienced more downward pressure in the absence of exceptional crop yields,” says Seventh District newsletter
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Lippert acquires Smoker Craft furniture division
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
New $75 per semester fee proposed at Indiana State University
Student-led initiative would support mental health service
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Chesterfield and Daleville open to plans for Mounds Greenway
Would be a linear park along the White River connecting trails in Anderson and Muncie
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Giant Eagle completes acquisition of Anderson-based Ricker's
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Boone County has more jobs, few workers
“You have to make $90,000 to $100,000 a year to live in Whitestown, and we don’t have very many of those jobs”
Monday, December 3, 2018
Indianapolis metro area apartment boom continues as rents keep rising
Overall area occupancy sits at 93.7 percent
Monday, December 3, 2018
Muncie foundation announces funding opportunity for workforce development
Funding will be targeted toward collaborative efforts that create shared space and strengthen operations and programming
Monday, December 3, 2018
OPINION: GM's layoffs are a warning to Indiana's workforce policies
Factory jobs are not coming back and manufacturing employment will be a much smaller share of US jobs in the future
Monday, December 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Another academic study suggests the value of local newspapers
Monday, December 3, 2018
Bloomington-based Sycamore Land Trust conserves 500-plus more acres in 2018
257 acres in Orange County being donated by Martha Barclay-Giel upon her death is largest gift so far
Monday, December 3, 2018
OPINION: Where were you born?
Eye on the pie
Monday, December 3, 2018
California ag-tech accelerator laying down roots in fertile Midwest
Monday, December 3, 2018
Trampoline park to occupy former Marsh store in Noblesville
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Auto-auction giant KAR buying European online-auction firm for at least $103 million
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Central Indiana existing-home sales show monthly increase in October 2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Porter County tourism group to join in effort to battle Lake Michigan erosion
Caused by combination of unusually high lake levels, sand starvation caused by structures blocking the normal drift of sand along the shoreline and the increasing number of extreme storms
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Steel imports have fallen 11 percent through October for 2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
IU facing second year of declining international student enrollment
New administrator working to offset national trends
Sunday, December 2, 2018
'Newest fad:' Concerns rise over kids' use of addictive e-cigarette variant
JUUL comes in a variety of flavors and also uses nicotine salts, which can allow high levels of nicotine to be inhaled more easily and with less irritation
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Despite recovery, concerns exist for Howard County economic economy
Questions emerge for manufacturing, agriculture industries
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Some lawmakers wonder why tolling is only OK for northern Indiana
"If you put them (tolls) throughout the state, you won't win elections," says South Bend state representative
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Michigan's adult-use marijuana law takes effect Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
Here's what you need to know
Sunday, December 2, 2018
COMMENTARY: Bush wasn't a great president, he was something much more
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Wabash County law enforcement officials say meth is a growing local problem
Crystal meth mainly comes from Mexico while the homemade “bottle dope” is a more old school approach, says detective
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Board that oversees South Shore Line says no to $2 ticket surcharge
NICTD looking for companies willing and able to build 26 new rail cars in a few years
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Logansport performing arts council takes final bow after 40 years
Saturday, December 1, 2018
LouVelo bike share service coming to Jeffersonville
Saturday, December 1, 2018
North Spencer schools to lobby again for legislative change during 2019 session
Want to be able to collect additional funds when  TIFs expire
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Hancock County feeling tremors over tariffs on soybeans
With top market off-limits, farmers are uneasy about markets and trends
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Finding the big one: 2018 Hoosier hunters seeing plenty of deer activity
Since 1951, a total of 3.77 million deer have been harvested in Indiana
Saturday, December 1, 2018
COMMENTARY: Climate report inspires red herrings
Perhaps Americans should rely on scientists
Saturday, December 1, 2018
EDITORIAL: Mars mission furthers quest to understand
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Madison County-area shelters struggle to keep up with intake of animals
In the past five years, Animal Protection League has seen an increase in abused, emaciated and ill animals
Saturday, December 1, 2018
New website offers free legal resources for qualified Indiana residents
Saturday, December 1, 2018
COMMENTARY: A 25-year-old political newcomer in 2019 Indiana Legislature
'I'm used used to being the only Asian person in the room,' says newly-elected Rep. Chris Chyung
Saturday, December 1, 2018
7 experts and Delaware County leaders address challenges, solutions to opiate crisis
Local drug statistics show that the number of possession of heroin cases nearly doubled from 2015 to 201
Friday, November 30, 2018
Ball State trustee Wayne Estopinal one of three fatalities in Indiana plane crash
Friday, November 30, 2018
EDITORIAL: Gary mayor sets sights on national role while city crumbles
Friday, November 30, 2018
Illinois steel company's move to Gary is hinging on $1.4 million incentives proposal
Friday, November 30, 2018
East Chicago residents unnerved with EPA cleanup
About 235,000 tons of soil will be removed and institutional controls put in place
Friday, November 30, 2018
Gary owes $3 milion to CIGNA as it switches health coverage to save
Friday, November 30, 2018
Steel Dynamics plans to build $1.8 billion mill, stoking overcapacity fears
Friday, November 30, 2018
Residents discuss lack of sidewalks with Terre Haute officials
Friday, November 30, 2018
Terre Haute back in play for casino
Local businessman Greg Gibson an owner of group acquiring two Majestic Star licenses in Gary
Friday, November 30, 2018
Warsaw native Dr. Rick Sasso wins $112.4 million lawsuit With Medtronic
Friday, November 30, 2018
COMMENTARY: The Evansville Museum found a Picasso in storage in 2012
Said to be worth millions, it has never been displayed publicly and museum officials won't say where it is
Friday, November 30, 2018
Indiana Chamber creates workforce institute to help fill jobs
73 percent of survey respondents said they did not use the state's WorkOne employment system to find workers
Friday, November 30, 2018
State Rep. Eric Bassler, R-Washington, plans pitch to change time zones
Claims move to Central Standard Time would make it safer for students boarding school businesses in the mornings
Friday, November 30, 2018
COMMENTARY: Economic development' has lost its meaning in Indiana
Force, coercion by government are behind LED proposals
Friday, November 30, 2018
Kokomo targets Apperson Way corridor with business retention, expansion program
Friday, November 30, 2018
Holcomb won't pursue toll roads to improve Indiana's highways, ranked 3rd worst
Currently, state highway revenue is expected to peak in the mid-2020s and then begin a consistent decline without alternative funding
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Indiana state health panel sides against proposed South Bend abortion clinic
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Indiana RV shipments slip in October, 2018 -- the third straight month
Excess inventory, steel and aluminum tariffs and higher interest rates cited as causes
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Wabash ordinance banning smoking in workplaces, public parks, outdoor events dies
Only one council member offered support for the proposal, which he saw as an effort to protect public health
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Washington City Council and INDOT still grappling with final Business 50 deal
City is moving forward on a number of utility increases that are tied to the rebuilding project
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Indiana's Lake Michigan shore lawsuit could end up before U.S. Supreme Court
Case began in LaPorte Superior Court where couple sought to prevent people from walking on their beach property
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Rural firefighters face challenges, including the lack of hydrants to dose fires
Lack of ready access to water can lead to higher insurance costs for homeowners
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Riley Children's Foundation announces $175 million campaign
The money will be used for pediatric research, patient care, maternity and newborn health, and family support programs
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Non-profits stress giving, changes in tax code
Tax cut law of 2017 doesn't mean people shouldn't give, says community foundation officials
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Residents say they want places to eat, shop and be entertained in Portland's downtown
Respondents who didn't visit downtown frequently said it was because of a lack of things to do and parking frustrations 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
NWI lawmaker eyeing student homelessness, food insecurity as impediments to completing college
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Indianapolis-based company agrees to buy Gary's Majestic Star Casino
General counsel of new firm says it is 'committed' to moving license to another city
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Fort Wayne approves $12.5 million tax abatement for Sweetwater Sound expansion
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
New high-tech clinic connects students with remote health care providers
Will also allow students to connect with behavioral health services Four County Counseling Center provides
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
COMMENTARY: Well, Virginia, it's like this . . .
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Need for hate crime law in Indiana is gaining traction, Madison County prosecutor says
State Rep. Tony Cook, R-Cicero, releases draft legislation that would create a statewide hate crime statute
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
TIF district proposed in Ingalls for development at I-69 Exit 214
Indianapolis company wants to move its headquarters there
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Developer spending $15 million to build Indy senior villas on 86th Street
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Riverview Health chooses north Carmel site for new facility
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Foxconn subsidiaries to lay off 155 manufacturing, assembly workers in Plainfield
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
SDI plans new $1.8 billion flat roll steel mill in southwest United States
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
State calls out Gary over EMS-related revenue, spending
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Anderson Community Schools loses 2,459 students according to latest tally
Frankton-Lapel picked up the most in the Madison County, 831 pupils
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Henry County's five school districts have fewer students for 2018-19
Tuesday, November 27, 2018






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