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Former FBI deputy director John Pistole: Intelligence community will protect mid-terms elections
Anderson University president says there is no doubt the Russians want to undermine the West’s democratic ways and weaken the United States in the eyes of the world
Sunday, August 19, 2018
Victims of hate say it's a crime in need of a law
In 2016 there were 6,121 incidents involving 7,615 individual victims in Indiana, according to Uniform Crime Reporting data
Saturday, August 18, 2018
State teachers union: Indiana among most underfunded states in education
“Indiana should be ashamed of its disinvestment in education," says head of state's American Federation of Teachers
Saturday, August 18, 2018
LaPorte County senator planning to lead push for bias crime law at the Statehouse
Indiana is among just five states, including Arkansas, Georgia, South Carolina and Wyoming, without a bias-motivated or hate crime law on the books
Friday, August 17, 2018
Girls in STEM: Female teachers key to breaking stereotypes
Women who earn college degrees in STEM-related majors usually opt not to work in those fields, often landing in education and health care instead
Friday, August 17, 2018
COMMENTARY: That's me, enemy of the American people
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Trade wars, following prices cause Ag Economy Barometer to biggest ever monthly fall
Thursday, August 16, 2018
EDITORIAL: Trump's attacks on media can't go unchallenged
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Newspaper editorial boards respond to President Trump's criticism
Coordinated effort unprecedented, media expert says
Thursday, August 16, 2018
OPINION:Looking back at 10 years of this column (and ahead to the next 10)
I am often shocked at what now passes as acceptable in online posts
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
In wake of Noblesville shooting, local schools warned to be ready for "combat injuries"
Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter warned the commission members Tuesday against relying too heavily on technology or a quick fix
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
HELP NEEDED: New mandates reveal low staffing levels at some Hoosier nursing homes
“I don’t think the supply is keeping up with the demand,” administrator says of qualified personnel
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
COMMENTARY: Shootings have altered the focus as students return to classrooms in 2018
Monday, August 13, 2018
COMMENTARY: Pence predictable and paradoxical
Monday, August 13, 2018
CORRECTION: Study finds climate change reflected in variety of waterways
Watersheds created and managed by humans show same effects as natural ones
Monday, August 13, 2018
'Superfund' sites sprang from emergency declaration in late 1970s
Monday, August 13, 2018
Toxic priorities: 39 locations in Indiana among EPA's top 'Superfund' cleanup sites
Cleanups costs often exceed the coffers of even some of the state’s most profitable businesses
Monday, August 13, 2018
Suicide is also the second leading cause of death in the state among people ages 15-34
One of the main mental health issues that leads to suicide is depression, experts say
Sunday, August 12, 2018
Prospect of 3D-printed guns raises questions from some local law enforcement officials
People involved in the gun industry say the hype and worry is overblown
Saturday, August 11, 2018
COMMENTARY: What ever happened to American dream?
Friday, August 10, 2018
Home inventory low and prices high, as Kokomo development continues upswing
Real estate agents like 'frenzied, starving fish' in hyper-competitive market
Friday, August 10, 2018
EDITORIAL: Time to drop beachfront lawsuit
Thursday, August 9, 2018
COMMENTARY: High marks for compromise
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
As the U.S. imposed tariffs ramp up, they may have unintended consequences
Potential rising cost for homebuilders and government
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Study: Indiana lags country in small business activity
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
OPINION: Midwest must save middle class neighborhoods
For cities that neglect these places, the future prospects are nothing but dismal
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Monroe County one of 13 Hoosier counties that has 5 confirmed hepatitis A cases
On average Indiana has 20 cases a year;  as of Friday, Aug. 3, 2018,  the state reported 334
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Another incentive offered Hoosier students to become educators and stay in Indiana
Scholarships to pay out up to $30,000 to new teachers who stay at least 5 years
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Environmental group sounds alarm about EPA's coal ash rule rollback
NIPSCO says its plans won't chang
Monday, August 6, 2018
Number of new Indiana home permits fall as tariffs and labor costs increase
“The concern over material and labor costs is making it more difficult to build homes at competitive price points, particularly for newcomers entering the housing market,” Indiana Builders Association CEO says
Monday, August 6, 2018
OPINON: A second look at Indiana's manufacturing
Eye on the pie
Monday, August 6, 2018
COMMENTARY: Ernie Pyle -- The redacted history of war
Monday, August 6, 2018
With responses underway, Howard County's jail overpopulation persists
Problem has not dissipated dispite measures to reduce numbers, and there is not an assured end in sight
Monday, August 6, 2018
Goshen College teaching license program boosts local English Learner's efforts
Can ensure teachers help students understand content regardless of their knowledge of English
Sunday, August 5, 2018
Clark, Floyd counties in top 20 for opioid cost, says IBRC report
County leaders differ on how money should be invested in the epidemic
Sunday, August 5, 2018
A STEEP COST: Opioid usage, abuse costs Indiana $43.3 billion -- $11 million daily
Number of workers dying from opioid overdoses and of misusers losing or being unable to find jobs resulted in a $2.6 billion gross state product loss in 2016, report says
Saturday, August 4, 2018
COMMENTARY: Free speech should apply to everyone
Saturday, August 4, 2018
COMMENTARY: Somewhere, I hope, Ernie Pyle was listening
"Tell the truth and the hell with people who are throwing slings and arrows at you,” former war correspondent Joe Galloway tells journalists
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Indiana Canine Assistance Network helps prison inmates help train service dogs
Also helps inmates because they learn about trust, responsibility, compassion, confidence and love, program director says
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Indiana Fiber Network has more in mind for northeast Indiana region's broadband
Has invested $63 million in area broadband infrastructure, including 1,200 route miles of fiber
Friday, August 3, 2018
Fort Wayne company finds big business in paper straws
Results showed that their straws broke down in six months in a backyard setting and in two years in a marine environment, says sales representative
Friday, August 3, 2018
EDITORIAL: Vague fear of 'others'
Friday, August 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Knee-deep in details: A peek at Southern Indiana's economic innovation
Data from Innovation 2.0 can be used to understand a county's weaknesses, strengths and potentia
Thursday, August 2, 2018
EDITORIAL: IU on its way to fulfilling a Grand promise
Thursday, August 2, 2018
EDITORIAL: Indiana must pass a law on hate crimes
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
IU names diseases $120 million health initiative will target
Precision Health introduces CAR T-cell therapy in Indiana
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Rep. Siegrist's blocked tweets out of bounds, says Indiana public access report
Britt wrote that state officials should treat social media accounts that discuss policy or government decision-making processes as if they were covered by Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Lower crop yields one of many climate change effects for Indiana farmers
Warmer overnight temperatures already have contributed to reduced corn yields over the last decade in state, Purdue report says
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
U.S. Department of Labor offering grants to help get more women into apprenticeships
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Portage officials: State tying hands over control of fireworks
Cities and town can enact ordinance more restrictive that Indiana law, says city attorney
Tuesday, July 31, 2018






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