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Indiana releases final draft of proposed academic standards
One of the national evaluators said an earlier draft of English/language arts standards for grades K-5 was an “utter disappointment"
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
A year later, deadly pork virus still confounds farmers, agriculture officials
“We know about life and death on farm; that’s just part of it. But this is ugly.”
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana day care incentives good, but more work needs to be done
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
RV transporters try to solve driver problem
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
German industrial hose manufacturer picks South Bend
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Superintendent: Northeast School Corp. needs to reduce staff, bus fleet
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Fayette County to turn property over to EDG
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
COMMENTARY: Want better teacher ratings? Ask the kids
But, as in the past, the law let local school districts pick their own rating models
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Honey production slumps across Indiana
Jackson County producer thinks it will continue to decline for several years
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Hoosier GOP doctors urge price transparency to fix health system
Say they support Republican Gov. Mike Pence's efforts to win federal approval to use the high-deductible Healthy Indiana Plan
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana continues its struggle with tax-burden balance
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
EDITORIAL: continues its struggle with tax-burden balance
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Indiana parks let mushroom hunters forage off-trail
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Bloomington police taking new approach to working with the homeless
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Sole bidder offers $26 million for Indiana Limestone Co.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Indiana troops first stop on Pence's Germany trip
Monday, April 14, 2014
Indiana treasurer Mourdock gives update on state finances
Says riverboat wagering is down 21.4 percent, “which is a huge number – it’s down $65 million”
Monday, April 14, 2014
Big plans to expand, restore lakefront park in Portage
Monday, April 14, 2014
Dealing with declining enrollment at some Indiana colleges, universities
Sstudents opting to enter or re-enter the workforce may be a cause for the decline in at some schools
Monday, April 14, 2014
OPINION: Fort Wayne set to reap fund's benefits well into future
Monday, April 14, 2014
EDITORIAL: Medicaid ruling costly to state's mentally ill
Monday, April 14, 2014
OPINION: Measuring the unmeasurable
Many things we value are not bought and sold, and so have no visible price
Monday, April 14, 2014
Monroe County planners doing agricultural survey
Monday, April 14, 2014
Many factors behind people living without in northeast Indiana
Poverty is either situational or generational, minister suggests
Monday, April 14, 2014
OPINION: Truth about Indiana's economy is often unwelcome
Eye on the pie
Monday, April 14, 2014
Dire shortage of psychiatrists leaves Hoosier patients waiting months for help
An estimated one in four American adults will suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year
Sunday, April 13, 2014
MasterBrand announces $8 million expansion, 262 jobs in Ferdinand
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Bloomington Ivy Tech campus to maintain stand-alone status
Sunday, April 13, 2014
IU trustees approve four new degrees, gateways
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Pinching pennies at the gasoline pump
Ricker Rewards program offers membership prices
Sunday, April 13, 2014
High-quality preschool education aids community growth, speaker says
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Indiana gay marriage order no surprise, IU law professors say
"It's consistent with the conclusion other federal courts have come to on this issue"
Saturday, April 12, 2014
EDITORIAL: Important public business deserves sunshine
Saturday, April 12, 2014
EDITORIAL: District consolidation could benefit Indiana schools
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Next step for new Evansville IU med school: Getting money from the Legislature
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Mayor, Council to come up with $50 million in local funding for new IU Evansville med school
That figure will include $35 million in incentives for the campus itself, plus an additional $15 million or so for the needed street improvements and parking
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Historic Boone County jail brings $154,000
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Aiming for Success gives ex-felons skills for future
Felons hope new laws will help their job search
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Rickey sculpture installed in downtown South Bend
Saturday, April 12, 2014
EDITORIAL: Time they sought counseling
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Shelby Eastern votes to let go of 16 teachers and staff members
The school system is looking to cut nearly $900,000
Saturday, April 12, 2014
IU increases minimum wage for employees to $8.25 beginning July 1
Friday, April 11, 2014
End of Windows XP causing problems for local governmental units
Madison County, Anderson spending $230,000 on new computers
Friday, April 11, 2014
Ivy Tech-Wabash Valley part of consolidation
Terre Haute campus administration being merged with Evansville campus to cut costs
Friday, April 11, 2014
Federal judge sides with Indiana same-sex couple seeking marriage recognition
Attorney argued that a gravely ill Quasney is running out of time and needs her marriage to Sandler to be recognized by the state so she can “die in dignity”
Friday, April 11, 2014
Evansville-area coalition's 1,300-page report could lead to better quality of life
Friday, April 11, 2014
IU president recommends Downtown Evansville site for med school, vote later
Estimated cost of the project is $69.5 million and covers six square blocks
Friday, April 11, 2014
Here's how the Indiana Second Chance Law works
Anyone can petition to have court, arrest records sealed
Friday, April 11, 2014
Bunker Hill dangerously close to bankruptcy
Clerk: 'This town has been running on thin ice. The ice finally broke.'
Friday, April 11, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana's new teacher ratings aren't making the grade
Friday, April 11, 2014
St. Joseph County towns tout economic development edge
Walkerton, North Liberty join on promotional drive
Friday, April 11, 2014
St. Joseph County towns tout economic development edge
Walkerton, North Liberty join on promotional drive
Friday, April 11, 2014
Hobart-based Albanese gummy bears make international art debut
Friday, April 11, 2014
EDITORIAL: Amtrak privatization could go off rails
Thursday, April 10, 2014
IU Northwest program links social work interns with patients
Thursday, April 10, 2014
McDermott: I have to stick up for Hammond on South Shore
Suggests Lake County consider merging communities into one unified governing body that could address the issues of the region
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Misinformation dismays Purdue climate scientist
Latest report states that observed impacts of climate change have already negatively affected agriculture, human health, water supplies and more
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Report: More kids in Indiana have health insurance
But state's uninsured rate is 15th highest in nation
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Decorated bicycles attract attention to downtown Greenfield
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Indiana makes grade in INPIRG study of spending transparency
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Bloomington City Council approves deer sharpshooting proposal in early morning vote
No numbers forthcoming for those needed to be culled
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Hoosier Park sees slight growth in 2014 for Anderson, Shelbyville casinos
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Shelbyville auto glass plant to pay record $495,000 Indiana workplace fines
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Hartford City plastics plant to expand, add jobs
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Business incentives, tax competitiveness focus of Indiana state projects
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Sold, sold, sold! Delaware County farm land auctioned for $7.9 million
Anderson investor pays $9,482 per acre for 833 acres
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Monies secured for Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge expansion
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Change in business plan costing 11 jobs at Terre Haute's Novelis plant
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Rain frequency, intensity increasing, engineer says Boone County Drainage Board
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Princeton's Gil Hodges Field on historic trail
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Gay-straight alliances active in 2 Gibson County schools
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
CORRECTING: Grant allows more science studies for students in five-county area
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Dugger 'willing to do anything it takes' to make charter school a reality
If created, DUCSC would be the second charter school to operate in the Sullivan County
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Grocery prices decrease slightly in Indiana
Farm Bureau survey tracks closely with Consumer Price Index
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
NWI casino revenues still in swoon for March 2013, dropping 8.9 percent
Marks third consecutive montly drop in 2014
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Lofts at Roberts ready to open in downtown Muncie
After $17 million renovation, former landmark hotel ready to begin new life
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
GOP leader: Indiana General Assembly should tackle meth problem in 2015
Last week, new data showed Indiana topped the country in meth lab seizures in 2013
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Pence says Indiana will reopen economic incentive discussions with Midwest Fertilizer
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Parts of I-70 in Henry and Wayne counties to add cable barriers
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Several Northwest Indiana counties share health care concerns
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Purdue North Central and Lake campuses move closer to unification
Daniels says merger will cut costs in order to increase affordability for students
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Jaeger-Unitek may expand in La Porte
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
OPINION: Simple economics lessons for hard times
Far too much worry is placed in the short-term ups and downs of the economy
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Steuben County Commissioners to SCEDC: Open your doors or no more money
In 2013, county contributed $130,488, 48 percent of organization's revenue
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Anderson Redevelopment Commission OKs $200,000 loan for geriatric care facility
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Tax cuts boost Indiana's business tax climate rank
Monday, April 7, 2014
Iron ore arrives at Gary Works where limited steel production will resume
Two icebreakers help shipment through ice-choked Great Lakes
Monday, April 7, 2014
Connersville mayor defends financial emergency declaration, addresses criticism
Monday, April 7, 2014
Movement continues to improve 'quality of life' in Shelby County
Monday, April 7, 2014
New recipe for tailgating: Family invents way to pack complete setup on vehicle
Monday, April 7, 2014
AccuTemp Products to invest in upgrades at two Fort Wayne facilities
Monday, April 7, 2014
Fort Wayne's Targamite raises $325,000 in capital
Monday, April 7, 2014
OPINION: Reality not built on press releases
Eye on the pie
Monday, April 7, 2014
Kimball joins Jasper-led shovel-ready development program
Monday, April 7, 2014
Indiana releases new educator evaluations
Just over 2 percent of educators fell into the lower categories of being ineffective or requiring improvement
Monday, April 7, 2014
COMMENTARY: State rep tough on crime, but tough on colleagues?
Monday, April 7, 2014
80 percent of lower-income fourth graders are not reading proficiently
Recent research has shown that brain development is bolstered by continuous interaction with parents and caregivers from birth
Monday, April 7, 2014
Ivy Tech Community College wins funding to prepare students for STEM jobs
Monday, April 7, 2014
Cattle producers flock to bull sale in Huntingburg
Monday, April 7, 2014
Monroe County commuting patterns remain steady
Inbound and outbound commuter rates have changed little, new report reveals
Monday, April 7, 2014
24,000 people commute to and from Madison County for work
Monday, April 7, 2014
Indiana ranks near bottom in infant mortality rate
16.6 percent of pregnant Hoosier women smoke, nearly double the national rate of 9 percent
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Redistricting reforms failed to win Legislature's approval
Bill would have created a politically independent, five-member commission tasked with drawing district boundaries
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Can artists save our old neighborhoods in Muncie?
Turnaround of Indianapolis' Fountain Square held out as an example to be examined
Sunday, April 6, 2014
$7 million downtown Muncie apartment project OK'd
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Sharpsville maintains tight-knit population
Small town proud of its past, hopeful for the future
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Mayor talks on Connersville finances following emergency declaration in March
Says city spends more than it takes in
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Wells County Area Plan Commission supports two development plans
Sunday, April 6, 2014
EDITORIAL: Fast lane for Indiana road projects
Sunday, April 6, 2014
West Terre Haute's 2.5-mile barrier against floods must be taller to meet standards
Accreditation is vital to residents, giving them the option on whether or not to buy flood insurance on their homes
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Collateral for $2 million Marion business deal that went south now being shown
Sunday, April 6, 2014
EDITORIAL: Doubts about Indiana's Common Core doubts
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Underground music tradition helping to build Stinesville
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Ball State report: Small public school districts should merge to cut costs
Local superintendents skeptical about study's findings
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Wind turbine blade breaks off in Tipton County
Officials say lightning strike likely the reason
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Same-sex marriage hearing set for Thursday in Evansville
Case involves couples from Boone, Porter, Hamilton and Lake counties
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Evansville high school students get a taste of the college dream
Project allows City Center kids to visit colleges, learn about opportunities
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Progress made on regional campus merger, Purdue trustees told
Saturday, April 5, 2014
U.S. attorney battles public corruption
'Mr. Clean' Hogsett wins some, loses some
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Newburgh-based Energy Systems Group acquires Chevron Energy Solutions
Friday, April 4, 2014
Soldier Dogs for Independence free veterans from trauma of PTSD
Those who have already gone through the program say it has changed — and in some cases saved — their lives
Friday, April 4, 2014
Kokomo creates tax district to fund area improvements in downtown
Friday, April 4, 2014
Indiana 39 bridge towers, panel installation to begin in Lebanon
Friday, April 4, 2014
Perry County Development Corp. enters partnerships to benefit area entrepreneurs
Friday, April 4, 2014
Old Princeton Theatre to get a fresh look, use
Friday, April 4, 2014
RV supplier Lippert Components signs lease for South Bend warehouse
Friday, April 4, 2014
Plymouth could gain 200 jobs
Friday, April 4, 2014
State utility agency to put new Edwardsport plant's performance under microscope
$3.5 billion coal-gasification plant burned through more power than it generated during several months last year
Friday, April 4, 2014
$8 million expansion to add 15 jobs in Anderson
Friday, April 4, 2014
Pence releases $200 million to fund Indiana's next era of highway expansion
Primarily for I-65 and I-69
Thursday, April 3, 2014
National company considering Fayette County for new facility, EDC group says
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Contractors line up for Illiana Expressway jobs
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Indiana seeks federal permission to grow hemp
Can be made into rope, clothing, linen, fuel and other items
Thursday, April 3, 2014
The search for new Ball State University president narrowed to final five
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Energize-ECI leader leaves after less than two months
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Grant County child abuse cases almost doubled in 2013, report says
Thursday, April 3, 2014
COMMENTARY: Newly annexed, Purdue wants a bigger say in off-campus development
Agreement formalizes working arrangement between university and city of West Lafayette
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Former Michigan City hospital site plans move forward to support new police station
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Point of entry in Jeffersonville: Gateway Development design plans approved
Construction to begin by June on project that will be visible from I-65 at 10th Street
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Lightning strike shreds Ireland's main water line
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Public reaction split on proposal to kill deer in Bloomington
City council favors cull of population in nature preserve
Thursday, April 3, 2014
AU ends full-time sports information position as part of budget cuts
Thursday, April 3, 2014
INDOT takes stab at privatizing Indianapolis-Chicago Amtrak route
The goal of the request is to increase the number of passengers on the train and decrease operating costs
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Juvenile center in Muncie closed: 'They threw us under the bus'
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Ball State University breathes new life into downtown Muncie
Muncie Makes Lab debuts Thursday
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Goshen takes aim at broadening its name recognition
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Firm hired for Well County food job incubator plans
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Spiceland considers a connecting trail with nudge from Healthy Communities
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Companies in Portage, Hammond expanding and getting tax abatement
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
More Lake County communities signing up to help fund South Shore extension to Dyer
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Fort Wayne's Petroleum Traders snags $67 million federal government contract
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Beck's Hybrids to expand in Atlanta headquarters, adding 100 jobs by 2017
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Two key Indiana academic standards votes scheduled this month
“I would say there are a lot of similarities between what is in the new draft and was in Common Core,” panelist says
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Indiana Historical Society's Audubon works sell for $3.7M at Sotheby's auction
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Casey's General Store plans $30 million distribution center in Vigo County
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Huntingburg takes hopeful steps toward Stellar Communities distinction
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Indiana's manufacturing industry an unlikely source for new recycling goal
Studies estimate that recyclable items make up between 50 and 65 percent of trash disposed of in landfills or incinerated in Indiana
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
EDITORIAL: Criminal law changes could save money, people
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Kendallville City Council grants industrial tax abatements
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Indiana near bottom for the overall well-being of black children, report says
African-American and Latino children in Indiana have less chance for success than white and Asian children
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
COMMENTARY: Volunteers' cleanup efforts key to Wabash River's future role
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
IU makes it official: Trustees will tackle Evansville med school plan April 11
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Evansville's Springleaf misses annual financial report deadline
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Indiana tops the country in meth lab seizures in 2013
In the last decade, 12,500 meth labs have been seized by state and local authorities
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Committee backs Concord Community Schools tax referendum
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Tipton finds potential site across the street for new city hall
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Education, jobs, roads, kids top concerns of Jefferson County residents
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Free ferry serve between Madison and Milton, Ky., save 90-minute one-way drive
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Rail spur project chugging forward near New Carlisle in St. Joseph County
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Company to invest about $3.3 million in former South Bend West Park facility
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
OPINION: Downton Abbey and a brief history of political labels
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Some still unsure why more youth are 'vaping' e-cigarettes
Pinning down other issues related to e-cigs is more a game of smoke and mirrors
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Common Core State Standards questions remain
Superintendents baffled by Indiana's withdrawal
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Detours ahead for West Lafayette drivers with about $10 million in projects
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Senior housing developers seek first-ever tax abatement from New Palestine
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Uninsured rates in Monroe County, surrounding counties 15-18% in 2012
Statewide, Indiana had 911,449 people uninsured in 2012 for a rate of 16.6 percent
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
OPINION: Where is the fraud in benefit programs?
Most government assistance programs, including SNAP and disability assistance, experience abuse of 1.5 percent or less
Monday, March 31, 2014
OPINION: If Noah had been a Hoosier
Eye on the pie
Monday, March 31, 2014
Logistics industry can bring good jobs to Marion County
Monday, March 31, 2014
Central Indiana group looks to grow logistics
Conexus forms regional council to develop transportation strategy
Monday, March 31, 2014
Forest River to add 80 jobs in Goshen through Startrans Bus acquisition
Monday, March 31, 2014
Goshen railroad projects, new bike trails planned through 2018
Monday, March 31, 2014
Fort Wayne's 'smart' card manufacturer to expand
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Police praise license plate scanners but critics raise privacy concerns
ACLU raised concerns about the potential ability for police to use the technology to track the movements of law-abiding Americans
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Kokomo school plans giant sky artwork
Looking for at least 700 people wearing different colored T-shirts
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Paying for I-69 extension is more like when building a house
"States don’t have the cash on hand to pay for a big project up front so therefore they are looking to finance it”
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Still a long road: Completion of Terre Haute's $150 million bypass almost 3 years away
Travelers happily using portions of new highway
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Silent Indiana: sex crimes under reported
New legislation calls for study of cause, extent of underreporting and its reasons
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Future of business property tax breaks unclear
“It’s a puzzle with a lot of moving pieces,” Grant County EDC director says
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Indiana's population growing after falling for six straight years
A total of 46 Indiana counties grew, while 43 lost residents
Sunday, March 30, 2014
EDITORIAL: Preschool trial run a good start
Sunday, March 30, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana has chance to be an education leader
Sunday, March 30, 2014
IU's SPEA get record gift of $3 million
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Visa program helps IU Kelley students stay in U.S. for employment
It’s only the second program of its kind in the United States
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Munster hoping federal grant can cover underpass $30 million first phase
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Pence actions suggest possible bid for higher office
Washington pundits are beginning to take note
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Purdue biofuel group launches new company, seeking to get more from wood
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Recipe for success: Ingredients that led GE Aviation to come to Lafayette
“We are blessed to have Purdue in our backyard, no question about that,” says CEO of Greater Lafayette Commerce
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Café Valley facility rising and now active in Marion
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Infant mortality: Task force seeks reduction of 'persistent problem'
State typically ranks 45th-worst in the country, Indiana's health commissioner says
Saturday, March 29, 2014






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