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With eight appointments by Governor Pence, the overhaul of the State Board of Education is complete. The appointments by Pence followed earlier appointments by the leaders of the state House and Senate and came about through a new law that revamped the State Board. “Today marks...
Indiana is just shy of the peak employment of March 2000. That's when the Bureau of Labor Statistics says the Hoosier State had 2,612,600 private sector jobs. Indiana Department of Workforce Development Spokesman Joe Frank says the state is now only 7,800 jobs short of that...
Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) (WIBC.com file photo) A bill to expand mental health care for veterans has cleared a first hurdle in the Senate, but Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly says he'll try to pass it a second time. The Armed Services Committee sent the mental-health bill to...
Byron Ernest (image courtesy of Indiana House Republicans) The leaders of the State House and Senate have made their appointments to the revamped State Board of Education. Byron Ernest was appointed to the board by House Speaker Brian Bosma (R, Indianapolis). That announcement...
The State Board of Education has its first new member, courtesy of the leader of the state Senate. Steve Yager was appointed to a four-year term on the State Board by Sen. David Long (R, Fort Wayne). Long and House Speaker Brian Bosma (R, Indianapolis) each have an appointment...
Nine FIFA officials and five corporate execs will be flown to the United States from Switzerland so they can face charges related to bid rigging. The FIFA World Cup Soccer Tournaments are huge globally, but the DOJ-prompted housecleaning could be good for Indianapolis. Peter...
A 12-year-old boy has died after he was pulled from a pool at an apartment complex on the city's north east side. It happened at the Chateau in the Woods Apartments Tuesday evening. A resident found the unidentified child floating in the pool. A lifeguard was not on duty at the...
Noblesville holds a community meeting Thursday night on plans to seek control of development east of the city limits. Mayor John Ditslear says the centerpiece of Noblesville's development efforts has been the eastside "corporate campus," home to medical and office space and the...
Paula Cooper (image courtesy of Indiana Women's Prison) The Indiana woman who was once the youngest person on death row in the U.S. has taken her own life. Indianapolis Police confirmed that Paula Cooper took her own life with a gun. A police report says she was found dead just...