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IU: 54 cases allege sexual misconduct by employees
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis had the largest number of sexual misconduct reports among IU campuses with 23
Friday, July 21, 2017
Madison County Commissioners vote to raise bridge fund levy by one cent in 2018
County engineer estimates $3 million to $4 million needs to be spent on its 217 bridges annually
Friday, July 21, 2017
Indiana sheriffs to be surveyed on jail overcrowding
In 2015, the legislature approved plans to divert low-level criminals from prisons to county jails
Thursday, July 20, 2017
West Lafayette's north end is getting an indoor recreation and aquatics center
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Grant County group starts local online TV station
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Frankfort mayor reveals renderings for Prairie Creek Park
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Indiana Department of Education begins search for ILEARN administrator
Many local educators are both hopeful and apprehensive regarding final design of new tests
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Fountain County Commissioners advance jail project
But county council does not go on record to fund it
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Roads plan includes $65 million for Clinton County
Monday, July 17, 2017
Howard County on pace to nearly double 2016 overdose death statistics
"The drug epidemic continue to kill at an alarming rate statewide," coroner says
Monday, July 17, 2017
Lack of rain and high temperatures plaguing some Knox County area farmers
'It's been a little difficult this spring and summer"
Monday, July 17, 2017
State to invest $70.6 million in Tippecanoe County roads and bridges over 5 years
The entire state will see a total of 10,000 miles of pavement resurfaced and 1,300 bridges repaired or replaced
Sunday, July 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Needle exchange solution demands collaboration
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Careers of NOTE: AU camp teaches high schoolers about music business
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Few Hoosier voters ask to be removed from registration lists
Secretary of state's office: Information won't be released to Election Integrity commission
Sunday, July 16, 2017
A short history of the discovery and use of fluoride
Sunday, July 16, 2017
In some areas, fluoride debate rages
Alexandria debate shows adding fluoride to systems remains controversial
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Madison County Jail population reaches record level with 316 inmates in last week
Council approves $161,000 for part-time employees
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Legislative committee to study wind energy in Indiana
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Volunteers begin major push to reinvigorate Peru's Circus Hall of Fame
Saving the circus: After years of financial struggles, group working to put museum on the map
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Wabash County getting nearly $9 million for roads, bridges through 2022
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Madison County Council divided on next step in needle exchange discussion
Health officer: Don't be first county to curtail program
Friday, July 14, 2017
Purdue donors dished out a record $351.9 million in fiscal year ending June 2017
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Indiana Whiskey and Crooked Ewe Brewery are booted from farmer's markets
The South Bend-based distillery launched an online crowdfunding campaign to challenge Hoosier law
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
PaperWorks plans $2.8 million expansion for warehousing at Wabash plant
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
16-week experiment in 'tactical urbanism' starts in downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette
Experiment aims to drive downtown and near-campus foot traffic with games, art and performances
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Heroin recovery program in Lafayette could treat 500 people per day
The facility will accept commercial insurance, Medicaid and out-of-pocket payments, which typically range from $12 to $15 per day at the state's other centers
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: Much more help needed to fight Indiana opioid epidemic
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Ingalls moves ahead with contested 400-home development
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Hydro Grow: Purdue grads' invention creates convenient produce
Monday, July 10, 2017
OPINION: Alone and aging: a problem for Indiana?
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 10, 2017
Amid local calls to pull back on needle exchanges, state says they offer path to recovery
State health commissioners said the number of fatal overdoses have gone down in the counties with the exchange programs.
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Wabash County EDG, Chamber merger finalized: To address population loss
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Anderson Center uses addiction implant on first opioid patient
Probuphine is an implant that gives the patient a constant, low-level dose of buprenorphine over six months
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Sen. Ron Alting says Sunday alcohol sales coming; could cold beer sales follow?
Lafayette legislator sees some ‘low-hanging fruit’ in Indiana’s alcohol law reform
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Lafayette's Caterpillar donates engine to Haitian hospital, adding 200 jobs
Saturday, July 8, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana enjoys many benefits of immigration
Friday, July 7, 2017
Hoosier sheriffs want state help with jail issues: overcrowding, mental health issues
"We need to find funding to build places and staff it accordingly for people that are acutely mentally ill,” Madison County sheriff says
Friday, July 7, 2017
Crowdfunding campaign for trail safety improvements launched where 2 girls killed
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Eli Lilly is giving $52 million to Purdue for pharmaceutical research
The partnership is the most recent in a series of comprehensive collaborations between the university and private companies
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Opioid treatment center planned for Bloomington, opening by summer 2018
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Hometown Indiana groceries scramble to keep up by big national chains
“These big stores are going to eat us little stores up,” says Logansport grocer
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Governor announces five more opioid treatment centers in Indiana
Locations in Allen, Johnson, Monroe, Tippecanoe and Vigo counties join 14 existing ones
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Study: Immigrants play big part in Hoosier economy
Shows that the state has depended on immigrants to drive economic and population growth since 2000
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Taylor University takes down wind turbines because of cost of repairs
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Move afoot to rein in TIFs, abatements in Marion
Proponents say change needed because both economic tools are diverting revenue from the city at a time where it needs any revenue it can get
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
EDITORIAL: Anderson mayor should have been approached again for Greenway plans
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Marion Civic Theatre facing tough times
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Miami County approves program to distribute free naloxone
County health department will distribute overdose-reversing drug, educate on drug-treatment options
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Can Carmel help Muncie, Anderson grow?
"Everyone is in favor of improving the quality of life for local residents, but there was no substance around the vision," Anderson says of Mounds Greeway proposal
Monday, July 3, 2017
Why Indiana's tornado season started early this year
The state's annual tornado average is 22, says associate state climatologist
Monday, July 3, 2017
New Indiana law targets drone usage
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Growing a farm: Dave Simpson spends 25 years building straw-baling business
Last year, his crews harvested close to 10,000 acres of straw from farmers’ fields
Sunday, July 2, 2017
More teens working in state, Indiana Youth Institute report says
Local businesses have found that flexible scheduling is well-received by teens and is beneficial for both parties
Sunday, July 2, 2017
General Cable's $18 million Marion plant expansion on hold
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Made to order: Logansport firm helping turn camera glasses into reality
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Grissom Air Reserve Base marks 75 years since opening as a naval air station
The Navy trained hundreds of fighter pilots there in a short amount of time, including Ted Williams, a hall of fame baseball player with the Boston Red Sox
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Time's ticking on Tippecanoe County's stalled needle exchange
Everyone agrees that there’s no perfect location. But who will take the first deep breath and give ground to deal with a growing health crisis?
Saturday, July 1, 2017
New stores, businesses head to Lafayette's south side
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Nearly 90 Muncie teachers have quit since the start of school last year, association says
Friday, June 30, 2017
Tippecanoe School Corp. scrambles to keep up with rapid growth
More than 13,300 students attend 19 schools in the district, 2,000 more than 10 years ago
Friday, June 30, 2017
Trump budget cuts threaten Indiana train, The Cardinal
Trump's proposal to cut the train faces opposition in communities along its route between New York City and Chicago
Friday, June 30, 2017
New Leaf Mentoring a resource for Howard County kids with incarcerated parents
Their children suffer declines in financial, physical, mental and emotional well-being, report says
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Pet population in Marion, Grant County leads to overcrowding at shelters
“The animal population in this town is out of control,” says local Humane Society head,  “there is an ordinance that no one is following”
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Madison County Health Board removes 'cooker' from needle exchange program
Had come under fire from Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings and members of the Madison County Council
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Former Bunker Hill clerk must repay town $73,000
Lisa Wilson is the second clerk treasurer in a row required to reimburse town due to mismanagement,and third in a row to resign
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Henry County OKs tax increase for Cumulative Capital Development Fund
Monday, June 26, 2017
A first look at a $44 million Catholic residence hall for Purdue students
Monday, June 26, 2017
Anderson in national program to improve health
It's one of 10 cities selected by EPA to create health districts
Monday, June 26, 2017
Muncie, Westfield, Carmel, Noblesville mayors endorse Mounds Greenway proposal
Monday, June 26, 2017
Recent weather leaves Hoosier crops on shaky ground in some counties
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Technology could make Henry County memorials more interactive
Proponent says the key is to turn passive observers into active participants through use of QR codes
Saturday, June 24, 2017
After being on hold, Carter Fuel about 90 layoffs to happen in August in Logansport
Saturday, June 24, 2017
How much money is enough to live in Lafayette?
The housing wage in Greater Lafayette is the fifth highest in the state
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Aspire Indiana closing Madison County farm used for job training
Friday, June 23, 2017
Hoosier businesses encouraged to develop partnerships with pre-K providers
“On the Road to Pre-K Expansion” outlines ways that business leaders can support the expansion
Friday, June 23, 2017
Peru mayor touts clean up efforts during State of the City address
The most visible clean up came through the demolition of 40 dilapidated homes and two crumbling buildings on South Broadway
Thursday, June 22, 2017
St. Vincent Kokomo dodges major layoffs
111 workers in total set to be terminated at 5 facilities, but only two locally
Thursday, June 22, 2017






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