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Nation's mayors focused on problem solving at Indianapolis meeting
Backing a 16-point "Compact for a Better America" that calls for new federal resources to support cities in their first-responder roles
Friday, June 24, 2016
Growing probation rolls worry county officials in Indiana
“The problem is that the money never followed" legislators' action, says head of state police chiefs group
Friday, June 24, 2016
Census: Seniors population up nationally, but smaller part of Indiana counties
Friday, June 24, 2016
Decision in affirmative action case supports IU efforts toward diversity
Supreme Court says college admissions process can take race into consideration
Friday, June 24, 2016
COMMENTARY: Lady Gaga meets crony capitalism in Indianapolis
Friday, June 24, 2016
EDITORIAL: Funding collaboration to help solve larger issues
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Census figures reflect diversity of Monroe County
Its proportion of Asian residents comes in at second in the state with 6.8 percent, behind only Tippecanoe County
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Senate misfires on gun control vote: Lake, Porter sheriffs
"My God, don't these people read newspapers?" sheriff asks of U.S. senators
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Indiana lawmaker calls for tougher gun laws
Rep. Ed DeLaney says state lawmakers must step in because Congress has failed to act
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Ball State study: State too focused on landing 'footloose' jobs
Eighty-four percent of new jobs in Indiana from 1995 to 2013 were the result of existing companies expanding
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
IU Precision Health Initiative will get $120 million for next five years
Researcher says his team will cure one cancer and one childhood disease in next 10 years
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Statewide reading scores dip slightly in preliminary report
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
COMMENTARY: Moms want mourning turned into action on gun laws
Want a universal background check for gun buyers and a ban on sales to those on terror watch lists
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
OPINION: Technology kills jobs, not work
The great many innovations we use in our homes eliminate jobs done by our parents and grandparents
Monday, June 20, 2016
Opposition grows in rural counties against once-heralded wind farms
Running into resistance from communities that fear those turbines will overrun the landscape
Monday, June 20, 2016
Paralegal option puts law in public's reach
May reduce costs for users, provides legal career option
Monday, June 20, 2016
EDITORIAL: Why do civilians need an AR-15?
Monday, June 20, 2016
OPINION: Popular pitfalls in political platforms
Eye on the pie
Monday, June 20, 2016
Much talk but no real dialogue happening on gun control, Paul Helmke says
Former president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence says, “It’s almost like we will do anything not to talk about guns”
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Indiana Auditor hoping to spark interest in state's transparency portal
Provides access to all of the state's financial information, from state budgets to revenue streams, contract amounts and even employee salaries
Sunday, June 19, 2016
At Indianapolis conference, Dalai Lama will call on mayors to inspire kindness
The exiled Tibetan Buddhist monk to talk with the mayors about building compassion into the infrastructure of their cities
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Background check required in most Indiana gun sales, firearms dealers say
Every customer who buys a gun from a federally licensed firearm dealer goes through a background check
Friday, June 17, 2016
Indiana Senate panel conducting hearings on immigration has daunting task
Since federal government sets the policy, state's ability to do anything about illegal immigration might be limited, U.S. Chamber official says
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Indiana Department of Correction under settlement to provide better health care
He warned state prison officials he would kill a cellmate - and then he did
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Indiana economy lagged behind nation in 2015
State remains heavily dependent upon nondurable goods manufacturing
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
U.S. Agriculture Secretary hopes hopes Indiana farm inspires future farmer
As industry struggles to attract workers, Vilsack says a tourist attraction at Fair Oaks Farm can help
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Gay men angry at exclusion from blood drives following killings at Orlando club
Advocates call the federal rules antiquated, discriminatory
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Clarksville police to stop wearing body cameras
Chief says new Indiana legislation which takes effect July 1 is too burdensome
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Profits over prisoners? Inmate's lung cancer not diagnosed for nearly 2 years
Family says prison term was 'death sentence'
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Vincennes City Council supports Common Cause initiative on redistricting
Group argues that the current system is set up to bolster the majority party and incumbents, leaving voters with little power to make changes
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
EDITORIAL: Voting for change necessary to stop senseless gun violence
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Hoosier blood banks respond to terror crisis in Orlando
The summer is always a difficult time of year for blood banks, says regional director for American Red Cross
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
EDITORIAL: The time has come to ban assault rifles
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
'I'm not worried about the money,' says chief medical officer for Indiana DOC
Says state and Corizon work together to monitor the health care provided in Indiana's prisons
Monday, June 13, 2016
OPINION: An apology and advice on local government
Eye on the pie
Monday, June 13, 2016
COMMENTARY: Indiana journalism loses leader with passing of newspaperman
Monday, June 13, 2016
OPINION: A bad jobs report and economic policy
It also begs the question of just how much policymakers can rely on macroeconomic models to explain the world
Monday, June 13, 2016
Kentucky leads Indiana in race to grow industrial hemp
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Profits over prisoners? Indiana's health care for inmates draws anger, anguish
Complaints rise but state officials defend the quality of medical care
Sunday, June 12, 2016
EDITORIAL: Why not the first 'GigaCounty?'
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Wabash County trying to attract innovative small businesses
While growth in the tech sector may be a possibility, advanced manufacturing continues to dominate the local and state economy
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Requirements for 2017 group of Indiana 21st Century Scholars toughened
Current numbers show that about 80 percent of students currently enrolled in the program aren't meeting new requirements yet
Saturday, June 11, 2016
National Black Political Convention closes with a search for new answers
Many speakers criticized the mass incarceration of black men and women, the failures of public education, gang violence, inadequate housing, disinvestment and poverty in black-majority zip codes
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Muncie's BY5 boosts early education onto state stage
"Encouraging sturdy brain development is a community activity," neuroscience professor says
Friday, June 10, 2016
EDITORIAL: Addressing sex assaults of Indiana high school students
Friday, June 10, 2016
Indiana eager to join clean energy efforts
Friday, June 10, 2016
Washington Post analysis tracks rape reports at US colleges in 2014
University of Notre Dame had the most reports in Indiana with 15, followed by Ball State University with 14
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Purdue takes medical science back to basics at farmers markets
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
COMMENTARY: A Pence team turn-around on pre-school
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
COMMENTARY: Sullivan's mayor leads state group; will lobby for quality of life issues
Wants Hoosier cities to be places where people want to live, work, play, retire
Tuesday, June 7, 2016






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