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Hoosier Environmental Council cautions against proposed changes to EPA coal ash rule
Coal Combustion Residual Rule that EPA established in 2015 requires utilities to check groundwater under coal ash sites and issue public report
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Indiana's U.S. senators earn high marks for bipartisanship in Lugar Center analysis
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Dubois County discusses financing of Midstate Corridor
Four-lane, limited-access highway would run north from Owensboro, Kentucky, go around Huntingburg and Jasper and continue north to connect to I-69
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Walkerton pizzeria once at center of national controversy has now closed
Monday, April 23, 2018
Northern Indiana VA health care system struggles to satisfy its clients
Ranks in the bottom third of all operations nationally
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Anderson in running for new tool to attract investors
Four areas included for designation as Opportunity Zone
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Federal appeals court strikes down 2016 Indiana abortion restrictions
Saturday, April 21, 2018
East Chicago to receive $8.5M grant for Indiana Harbor improvements
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Reduced role for Gary school board on agenda for special Indiana legislative session
Convening May 14 in extra innings for first time in non-budget year since 2002
Friday, April 20, 2018
EDITORIAL: Contempt for the process; voter suppression efforts lose again
Friday, April 20, 2018
States watching Supreme Court case about online sales tax
Governments losing out on billions, says U.S. Government Accountability Office
Friday, April 20, 2018
Knox County commissioners boost contribution to VanGo by $10,000
Friday, April 20, 2018
Holcomb recommends more than 150 areas to become 'opportunity zones'
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Holcomb announces $436 million in water infrastructure upgrades for Indiana
Thursday, April 19, 2018
EPA head Scott Pruitt, Region 5 leader, governor quietly visit Federated Metals site
Thursday, April 19, 2018
State gets involved with new use search for Jeffboat property
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Financially troubled Gary schools to cut 60 jobs
Officials hope not to have to layoff any teachers
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Patoka Fish and Wildlife Area offers something for everyone
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
DNA being used to solve old Indiana crimes
As of Jan. 1, DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony offense are sent to an Indiana State Police laboratory under 2017-passed law
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
'No immediate risk,' EPA says of former industrial waste dump in South Bend
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Midstate Corridor group from Dubois, Spencer, Martin counties to meet with Gov. Holcomb
Hoping to get the Indiana Department of Transportation to make the road more of a priority
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Hoosier National Forest seeks to decommission 22 miles of unused, overgrown roads
Monday, April 16, 2018
Tariffs on imported steel and aluminium could cost IU millions
Construction, renovation plans may be scaled back if cost of metal goes up
Monday, April 16, 2018
First Earth Day led to creation of EPA
Monday, April 16, 2018
Trade war? North central Indiana area farmers waiting, aren't panicking just yet
“The weather scares me more than that tariff,” North Liberty farmer says
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Indiana's 'holy money' might seed South Shore rail project
Proposal is to expand the commuter line from single track to double track between Gary and Michigan City
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Bloomington area students, schools plan for Friday walkout to protest gun violence
Sunday, April 15, 2018
As Earth Day approaches, environmentalism pivots since its founding in 1970
Executive director of Earth Day Indiana says the entire movement has turned away from governmental engagement and toward individual action
Sunday, April 15, 2018
FBI investigating purchase of at least 60 properties by Muncie Sanitary District
Has been conducting, since at least early 2016, an investigation into allegations of criminal wrongdoing in the city government administration of Mayor Dennis Tyler
Saturday, April 14, 2018
COMMENTARY: Another year without a tax return
Saturday, April 14, 2018
A 'speck' on the radar or a citizens' lobby: Can local officials influence national leaders?
Officials have waded in on violence in Charlottesville, Va.; gun safety; the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program; the North American Free Trade Agreement, among others
Friday, April 13, 2018
Opioid restrictions lead to fear among some patients, doctors
Legislation may create barriers to access, some say
Thursday, April 12, 2018
EDITORIAL: Tariff could put more newspapers out of business
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks to Hoosier women: Run for office
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
EPA official: 'We're making headway' with East Chicago cleanup
Monday, April 9, 2018
Pendleton senior named Indiana's outstanding Jobs for America's Graduates student
Monday, April 9, 2018
Defense industry pushes for growth in northeast Indiana
Monday, April 9, 2018
Are jobs in Indiana's solar industry fading?
Advocates believe industry will overcome net metering phase-out
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Since 2017 murder of Dr. Todd Graham, local doctors are backing off opioids amid crisis
Last year, local doctors set out with a goal of “no new addicts,” and chief medical officer of area hospital says he sees progress.
Sunday, April 8, 2018
U.S. Surgeon General advises citizens to carry overdose antidote naloxone
The former Indiana State Health Commissioner announced his department’s first advisory in 13 years, citing the urgency of the opioid epidemic
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Purdue bidding to run Los Alamos nuclear labs, Mitch Daniels confirms
In a partnership with Bechtel National, a firm that has been part of a private consortium that includes the University of California that labs since 2006
Saturday, April 7, 2018
IU's SPEA contributed research toward EPA emissions review
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Sextortion: Fake profiles that take real tolls
FBI agent gives seminar on internet safety for children
Saturday, April 7, 2018
COMMENTARY: Road to better infrastructure twists and bends
Donnelly: Revitalized transportation, commerce network deserves high priority
Friday, April 6, 2018
Agricultural tariffs are stressing some Indiana farmers
“If ... the perfect storm comes together there may be some farmers who go out of business in 2018,” says Indiana Farm Bureau official
Friday, April 6, 2018
4 things Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said in his 7th State of the City address
The last time the city had a major update to its rezoning code was in 1962
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Only 10 Indiana airports have ground-based air traffic controllers
Pilots communicate with others on radio frequencies
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Indianapolis rushes to use $3 million by end of 2018 to raze abandoned houses
In 2015, just 15 houses in Indianapolis came down, according to the city’s land bank
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Indianapolis-based Celadon's financial-reporting issues much worse than expected
Said it likely overstated some of its earnings by as much as $250 million during a three-year period that ended in 2016
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Crane, United States Naval Academy form new partnership
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: National political divide shows up in geography, education and more
Monday, April 2, 2018
Columbus farmer casts wary eye on Trump policies
“If there is a trade war, it’s going to hurt soybean prices ... There’s some concerns that that’s going to end up hurting us more than helping us"
Monday, April 2, 2018
Indiana state flood assistance drying up
Budget to aid victims could be amended
Thursday, March 29, 2018
James Clapper talks to students, community on international threats
Former intelligence director visits Anderson University
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Potential Chinese tariff can be a gut punch to West Central Indiana soybean industry
Could lower prices by 20 percent, predicts long-time farmer
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
How steel and aluminum tariffs can affect Lafayette manufacturers
Area's economy ranks sixth in the nation in its reliance on exports, report says
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
EDITORIAL: Sen. Young's Fair Shot a place to start
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
EDITORIAL: Finally, America confronts gun violence
While ‘leaders’ hide, youth lead the way
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
25-year-old challenging Bucshon for 8th District congressional seat from Japan
6,500 miles, entire oceans and continents and a 14-hour time zone difference away
Tuesday, March 27, 2018






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