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'X' gender driver's license issue complicating governor's push for Indiana bias crime law
House Speaker Bosma repeatedly told reporters that the gender change issue "has complicated our discussion about bias crimes"
Friday, March 22, 2019
Report: Vanderburgh is one of Indiana's unhealthiest counties
County Health Rankings said 36 percent of county residents were considered obese
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Indiana State University eyes scholarship funding, priorities for 2018-19
At moment, running about $3.5 million over base budget
Monday, March 18, 2019
OPINION: Mining the data on cities and towns
Eye on the pie
Monday, March 18, 2019
Indiana mental health plan for students draws conservative ire
Senate Bill 266 gives schools, parents a choice to opt out of survey
Sunday, March 17, 2019
2018 Indiana, South Bend area overdose deaths down after record high previous year
Officials attributed some of the decline in overdose deaths to a growing understanding of the dangers of opioids as well as an increasing number of pill drops in the area
Sunday, March 17, 2019
THE MONTHLY DECISION: Study shows 44% of Madison County households are struggling
Local United Way head said more than 30 percent of the households in county are using 30 percent of their income for substandard housing
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Local students participate in nationwide 'Youth Climate Strike' at Indiana Statehouse
"I’m living the rest of my life on this earth, and I just feel that a lot of decisions are being made by a lot of people a lot older than me," says one 16-year-old
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Obesity rate climbing in Indiana, new study says
The Fairbanks study said being overly fat carries a high cost: $3.9 billion a year in labor market losses due to increased absenteeism and lower work productivity
Friday, March 15, 2019
School voucher growth in Northwest Indiana continues to slow, report says
In Lake and Porter counties, around 3,380 students use state vouchers to attend private schools, compared to just under 3,200 two years ago
Friday, March 15, 2019
Jail population has grown more than Jay County's overall population
“We’re considered full at 112,” said chief deputy Patrick Wells; “They get a little uptight when they’re crowded”
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
New monitoring system detected Clark County overdose spike
Health officials believe increase may be due to a drug supply with higher fentanyl content than is usual in the area
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
OPINION: Lessons learned from an economics conference
Education can improve productivity in any profession
Monday, March 11, 2019
OPINION: Bundles of labor force joy
Eye on the pie
Monday, March 11, 2019
Northwest Indiana drug overdose deaths were down in 2018
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Growth plan: Indiana Hardwood Assessment claims $10 billion industry underutilized
Hardwood lumber is the top agriculture segment in the state, study says
Sunday, March 10, 2019
COMMENTARY: All-male West Lafayette City Council calls itself out as 'absolute disgrace'
With nine men and no women on the council, longtime member says, ‘There’s something wrong with this picture'
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Officials: Indiana jails crowded by Level 6 crimes
About a third of current jail inmates simply can’t afford bail, the Indiana Sheriffs' Association said
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Officials: Indiana jails crowded by Level 6 crimes
About a third of current jail inmates simply can’t afford bail, the Indiana Sheriffs' Association said
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Indiana's life sciences sector growing in jobs, wages, companies
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
OPINION: Readers with dataphobia should exercise caution
Eye on the pie
Monday, March 4, 2019
Indiana University preparing for enrollment cliff in Bloomington
Demographic changes will mean fewer students, less tuition revenue for campus
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Madison County Community joining forces to address mental health, addictions
While the ratio of patients to mental health providers has improved in recent years, county still lags far behind the state average
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Northeast Indiana region, counties take the Road to One Million at own pace
Each of the 11-member counties was tasked with growing its population
Saturday, March 2, 2019
South Bend airport sees 20 percent increase in passengers during 2018
Project Propel economic initiative cited as catalyst
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Kids County Data Book reveals desperate need for foster parents in Indiana
Another trend with child placement is grandparents as parents, raising children with no involvement from the child’s paren
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Community forum provides glimpse at possible future for Fairmount residents
Friday, March 1, 2019
Educating the Whole Child Summit puts spotlight on students' social, emotional needs
About one in five Indiana students seriously considered suicide in 2015 — the third highest rate in the nation, according CDC
Friday, March 1, 2019
Statistics underscore seriousness of Hancock County Jail, staffing debates
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Diversity is lacking among elected offices in Clark and Floyd counties
Leaders discuss need for community outreach in Southern Indiana
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Dual credits: More than half of Madison County students earn advance college credit
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Thousands of local minority students often unrepresented at the teacher's desk
“There just aren’t that many people going into education right now altogether, and then the minority representation in education is” even lower, says Jeffersonville High School principal

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
IN THE FAST LANE: More employee earnings stay in Southern Indiana than leave
Clark and Floyd counties posted earnings "surpluses" in 2017
Monday, February 25, 2019
OPINION: Poor education policy has weakened Indiana's economy
Recovery of Great Recession leaving state behind
Monday, February 25, 2019
COMMENTARY: Lessons of Terre Haute's past, present
Documentary on city's history builds toward future;will reach statewide audience next month
Monday, February 25, 2019
Indiana State University projects drop in 2019-20 enrollment
Depending on state funding, some cuts might be necessary
Sunday, February 24, 2019
DCS reports: 1,741 Wayne County children abused or neglected during past 6 years
25.2 percent of Wayne County's children live in poverty and 21.5 percent face food insecurity, according to Kids Count
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Legislation on equal pay, opportunity for women stymied at Indiana Statehouse
Proposed bills fail to get hearings from House committees headed by male representatives
Sunday, February 24, 2019
MBA schools face changing landscape and some are closing as applications shrink
There are no plans to end the full-time program at IU; Kelly School of Business is safely among the top ranked 50 business schools in the U.S.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
EIRPC: Group's goals align with Henry County needs, director claims
Wants regional development group to expand to six counties
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Gary mayor details 'recovery plan' from $17 million deficit in State of the City
"You can't just cut your way out of a deficit. We're going to grow our way out," Freeman-Wilson says as she seeks third term
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Drug overdoses still on rise in Grant County, but some wins are recorded, officials say
Marion General Hospital cut its opioid prescription rates by more than half over the last five years
Saturday, February 23, 2019






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