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Jeb Bush says teachers unions impede education
"The world we're moving towards at warp speed requires outcomes in learning far higher than what we deliver today," he tells Indianapolis audience
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Experts: 2006 purchase of Marsh by Sun Capital Partners doomed from start
Acknowledges in its bankruptcy filing that it has failed to keep pace with the amounts competitors are spending to upgrade existing stores and build new one
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
DeVos prochoice Indianapolis summit states' school options should be high quality
300 people protest outside Indiana Statehouse
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
OPINION: Scalping 500 tickets
Eye on the pie
Monday, May 22, 2017
COMMENTARY: Sipped or munched, pawpaws and persimmons are Hoosier flavors
Ales made with Vigo County grower's produce; he'll speak on fruits' virtues in Romania
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Indiana eyes more paths to high school graduation
Hoosier State also studies replacement for ISTEP-plus
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Amtrak shortens travel time to Chicago - slightly
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Pre-K expanding in Indiana but has new limits
The Indiana General Assembly recently expanded the program to 20 counties and increased funding to $10 million
Friday, May 19, 2017
Inside the issues that grounded Celadon
Monday, May 15, 2017
Falling enrollment means cutbacks at Brown County Schools
According to enrollment data, the district has dropped by 366 in the past decade
Monday, May 15, 2017
Meijer and Kohl's aim to slash property taxes in St. Joseph County
Hundreds of thousands in taxes at stake in 'dark box' appeals
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Indianapolis Symphony denies wrongdoing by conductor Urbanski, leadership
Friday, May 12, 2017
Marsh likely will need federal bailout for $76 million pension shortfall
Former major owner Sun Capital Partners has a history of leaving behind troubled companies that have sizable pension fund obligations
Friday, May 12, 2017
Convenience store owner says cold beer sales meet customers' desires
Ricker: It's not a loophole, it's the law
Friday, May 12, 2017
More than $75,000 raised to prevent Cumberland church from being torn down - for now
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Nonprofit Hancock County farm partners with AARP to battle hunger
14-acre plot of land dedicated to cultivating food reserved for aging Hoosiers who might not be able to afford healthy fresh fruits and vegetables
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Montgomery County councilman questions health department's opioid abuse billboard
“We are trying to promote economic development and I am not sure that encourages businesses to come here"
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
IU to add 16 faculty members for $55 million climate change initiative
Will inaugurate a “Hoosier Resiliency Index” to allow Indiana communities to track immediate and long-term challenges caused by environmental change.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Marsh plans to close all stores within 60 days if buyer isn't found
The chain currently operates 60 stores—54 in Indiana and six in Ohio - with 15 ready to close at end of May
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Proposal aims to boost minimum Indianapolis city employee pay to $13 per hour
Would impact 365 city and county employees, and is slated to cost between $450,000 and $500,000 annually
Monday, May 8, 2017
Some Hoosiers seek energy policy amid solar battle
U of Indy students led by professor and former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard devise an energy policy for the state
Monday, May 8, 2017
Lawmaker who wanted state to takeover Muncie schools has two districts that are in red
Crawfordsville and Lebanon schools received same fiscal warnings
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Study shows income, education correlation
In 2014 five of the 10 Indiana counties with the highest income also were among the state’s 10 counties with the highest educational attainment level
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Logansport-based Pasquale Trucking sold to Indianapolis company
Saturday, May 6, 2017
State Farm will close West Lafayette facility in 2020 which employs 310
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Pressure escalates to mint tech talent after giant job announcement
Shortage of available talent to fill the jobs has local companies, education officials and community leaders powwowing about ways to flood the tech pipeline
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Still waiting: Shortage of advocates, rise in cases, leaves children without a voice
The Indiana Department of Child Services handled some 35,500 cases in 2016 — an increase of more than 5,800 from the year before
Saturday, May 6, 2017
Greenwood mayor leads push to turn downtown into residential, retail hub
“They want to be the Carmel of the south,” local tattoo parlor owner says of city officials
Friday, May 5, 2017
Owners lavish more than love on pets-and businesses respond
Pet industry experts say Americans are spending more because they increasingly view their four-legged friends as part of the family
Friday, May 5, 2017
National Art Museum of Sport to disband; collection acquired by Children's Museum
Friday, May 5, 2017
COMMENTARY: Four takeaways from Indianapolis' newsy tech week
Purchase of Angie's List and announcment of India-based Infosys to bring 2,000 jobs by 2021 grab headlines
Friday, May 5, 2017
Five Hoosier communities chosen for Hometown Collaborative Initiative
Friday, May 5, 2017
Cumberland Council commits funds to church: Fate of building deadline delayed
$25,000 contribution leaves fundraising $5,000 short
Friday, May 5, 2017
Butler set to start work on $49 million School of Business building
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Ambrose's $550 million proposal chosen to revamp Indianapolis GM stamping plant site
Plans from Ambrose call for 2.7 million square feet of development, including 250 apartments in the first phase, office and retail space, a hotel and public green space
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Celadon execs avoid live questions in brief conference call
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Marsh Supermarkets closing nine more stores this month
After the 19 stores close in May, Marsh will operate just 45 stores, down from 120 in 2006, when Florida-based Sun Capital Partners acquired the company
Thursday, May 4, 2017
BorgWarner to move all 325 jobs from Anderson, Pendleton facilities to Noblesville
As construction is completed, employees from the Madison County facilities will be shifted to the Noblesville location
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
India-based tech firm plans 2,000 jobs in Indianapolis area
Company said it would spend the $8.7 million to lease and equip a 60,000-square-foot to 80,000-square-foot office space in the metro area.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
COMMENTARY: First amendment fantasies
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Mishawaka passes $11 million bond for downtown apartments, restaurants
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Biomedical firm locating in Montgomery County
Monday, May 1, 2017
Marsh Supermarkets closing all in-store pharmacies
Operates 37 pharmacies in its 64 store, its website reads
Friday, April 28, 2017
Turnout low for second straight downtown Lebanon revitalization meeting
Friday, April 28, 2017
Boone County health nurse backs needle exchange program
Nine counties now operate such programs; another 15 counties are working to implement them
Friday, April 28, 2017
Purdue to acquire largely online Kaplan University
Daniels says venture allows school to serve more nontraditional students who are unlikely to attend a residential campus
Thursday, April 27, 2017
New regional initiatives aimed at guiding kids to STEM careers
Aligning curriculum with workforce needs for 11 counties in south central Indiana
Thursday, April 27, 2017
2017 deer hunt tally near 120,000
DNR report finds car-deer collisions down by about 1,200 in 2016
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Indiana conference looks at easing state's brain drain
College graduates sort through earnings and cost of living
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Cumberland launches crowdfunding campaign to save 102-year-old church
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Crawfordsville banks merge, enhance years of pride and service
Officials say merger allows them to offer more
Saturday, March 16, 2002

Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR

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