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Hoosier environmentalists worry ruling leaves birds without protection
Trump administration has reversed decades of government policy and practice on the implementation and enforcement of Migratory Bird Treat Act
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Hoosier National Forest adds 113 acres of land along Lake Monroe
Sunday, July 15, 2018
EDITORIAL: Supreme Court nominee deserves consideration
Sunday, July 15, 2018
As tariffs take effect, Southern Indiana faces economic pain
Study estimates that Indiana will lose around 6,000 jobs by the end of this year, a number that could climb to 14,000 in 2019
Saturday, July 14, 2018
BP pumping $300 million into Whiting refinery to make cleaner gasoline
Will create up to 500 construction jobs for next several years
Friday, July 13, 2018
Indiana broadband map now updated
Friday, July 13, 2018
West Lake rail expansion project cost rises to $764.3 million, NWIRDA says
Cost of proposed 9-mile rail line from Hammond to the Munster/Dyer border increases about $100 million
Friday, July 13, 2018
Here's how tariffs may affect counties in Greater Lafayette area
Carroll County is one of the 15 counties in the U.S. that are getting hit the hardest by the tariffs, Brookings Institution says
Thursday, July 12, 2018
305 inmates occupy Madison County jail that was designed for 207 people
Sheriff says counties in Ohio and Kentucky have sent out feelers to Indiana sheriffs about housing inmates out of state
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Perry County to seek additional federal forest payments
Contains the largest amount of federal forest in the state
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
City of Washington, state strike deal on Business 50 on takeover of route
INDOT, between 2019 and 2023, would give the city around $14.7 million for the reconstruction and other improvements
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Farmer battles with Hendricks County over use of his property
Ronald Reagan Parkway to expected to eventually reach Boone County
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Two Indiana U.S. Senate debates planned for fall
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
COMMENTARY: Purple now marks your property in Indiana
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
OPINION: Donnelly's Automation Adjustment Act should be enacted
Most workers were not eligible for assistance because of job losses to automation, not trade.
Monday, July 9, 2018
OPINION: Losers and Lost Causes
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 9, 2018
South Bend-area businesses and farmers won't be exempt from U.S.-China tariff battle
“Using tariffs as a scalpel is one thing; this is taking a baseball bat into a china shop,” says BSU economist
Monday, July 9, 2018
Hoosier farmers waiting for word on soybean tariff
China strikes back after Trump's tariffs; long-term effect hard to predict
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Centerstone implementing mobile opioid crisis response team in Jackson County
Saturday, July 7, 2018
COMMENTARY: Has the second civil war begun yet?
Saturday, July 7, 2018
COMMENTARY: Scott Pruitt's resignation is bad news for Indiana
Friday, July 6, 2018
There's a new political party in Knox County
Local Libertarians hope to offer alternative to Democrats, Republicans
Friday, July 6, 2018
Indiana health officials warn about case of flu from pigs
Case of H3N2 variant influenza is the first reported in Indiana since 2013 and the first human case in the U.S
Friday, July 6, 2018
COMMENTARY: The Internet tax: Sen. Kenley's Pyrrhic victory
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Dozens of Hoosiers shape policy in D.C. as members of Trump/Pence administration
State has actually produced the second-highest number of vice presidents—six—behind only New York, with 11
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
USDA releases new interactive map about rural opioid misuse
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court's sales tax ruling not a game changer for retailers
What does have an impact on online sales is free shipping, says Purdue professor
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Indianapolis church cages Holy Family to protest Trump border policies
Display is intended to mirror the images of children and families, many fleeing danger in their homelands, being held in detention by the Trump administration along the southern border, according to the church
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Indiana requests $7.6 million in federal funds for election security improvements
Monday, July 2, 2018
Ball State economist: Tariffs to hit Howard County industry hard
Hicks highlights steel, corn, soybeans in job-loss prediction
Monday, July 2, 2018
COMMENTARY: Industry, education bring success to Elkhart, St. Joseph counties
Monday, July 2, 2018
OPINION: Tyranny of the Nanny State
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 2, 2018
OPINION: Public sector union hurting municipal governments
It is worth noting that this ruling pushes us towards a freer republic
Monday, July 2, 2018
South Bend plans to build tech center at Ignition Center
Partnerships created will focus on solving problems and improving efficiency
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Clay County home to Indiana's only ICE detention center
Sheriff Harden: Deal doesn't make county wealthy, but it does pay
Sunday, July 1, 2018
CBD oil: Placebo or breakthrough?
New medication means new laws, new questions about its use
Sunday, July 1, 2018
COMMENTARY: Supreme Court opening finds Donnelly in the middle again
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Indiana's Donnelly, Young vote for Farm Bill
Democratic senator raises concerns about tariffs’ impact on farmers
Saturday, June 30, 2018
From Rochester to Kokomo: A trail of two cities
City officials first started discussing the project in 2007 and started designing the bridge in 2011
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Is Evansville prepared for train derailment?
Officials: Cooperation important in emergency response process
Friday, June 29, 2018
With $9.5 million invested, training program is boosting local workers' skills
Elkhart County is one of 24 communities across the nation to be designated talent hubs by the Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Indiana still working to put in request for federal election security funds
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Indiana still working to put in request for federal election security funds
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Fairness cited by local businesses in support of online sales tax decision
“This does level the playing field, by 7 percent in our case,” says Jasper owner
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
COMMENTARY: A collaborative response is all too rare in 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Greenville space company gets nod from VP Pence
Sunday, June 24, 2018
EDITORIAL: Trump's border policy unreasonable, inhumane
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Tariffs on both sides will hurt Indiana, Ball State University economist predicts
“The last time we did this, it helped plunge the entire world into a global depression,” Michael Hicks says
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Bald eagle numbers continue to soar in Indiana, says naturalist
Saturday, June 23, 2018
COMMENTARY: High court falls short on redistricting
Saturday, June 23, 2018
2018 premiums could edge up an average of 5 percent for Indiana's Obamacare plans
The proposed raises in premiums are much less than in 2017
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Indianapolis transportation initiative chosen to receive federal support
Thursday, June 21, 2018
EDITORIAL: A crisis of leadership
Thursday, June 21, 2018
EDITORIAL: Indiana Sen. Young takes a step toward reason
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Fortville receives funding for renovation projects
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon still backs the president's call for a border wall
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
I-69 bridge Central Alternative tweaked to improve U.S. 41 access over Ohio River
Tolling will happen regardless of route chosen, officials say
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Princeton train derailment casts new doubts about CSX's safety culture
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
EDITORIAL: This despicable policy must end; separating families not right solution
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
COMMENTARY: Should I support gambling or not?
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly co-sponsors bill to end migrant family separation
Monday, June 18, 2018
Mitch Daniels, Purdue thinking big after losing Los Alamos bid
A week after coming up short, university sees dividends just for trying
Sunday, June 17, 2018
State urged to spend more on public health
“Indiana's poor health rankings and paltry funding for public health initiatives are detrimental to Hoosier health and the state's economy,” says state chamber president
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Riverview Energy president: Coal-to-diesel plant pollution will be minimal
Opponents of the project remain skeptical and some town and area residents have expressed health concerns about it
Saturday, June 16, 2018






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