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Henry Ryder, in costume as poet James Whitcomb Riley. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The historic home of James Whitcomb Riley has added a million-dollar visitors' center. The Hoosier poet's home east of downtown Indianapolis draws thousands of visitors a year -- but there's no...
John Barto's 'Cheeseburger Basket on a Stick' (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) We will soon find out the signature food for this year's Indiana State Fair. Five of the Fair's top vendors submitted their foods to a panel of judges, who will make recommendations on each before the...
A potentially serious infection is taking the fun out of a favorite summertime activity. The Marion County Public Health Department reports 162 laboratory-confirmed cases of shigellosis this year. By comparison, 34 confirmed cases of shigellosis were reported for all of 2013...
The pollster who incorrectly showed House majority leader Eric Cantor winning his Republican primary had a similar issue in Indiana in 2012. An internal poll conducted by John McLaughlin showed Cantor ahead in his primary against David Brat by 34 points. Cantor went on to lose...
Government is having a hard time finding young people to work for it, the federal government in particular. An analysis by the Wall Street Journal showed that the percentage of federal government employees under the age of 30 was seven-percent as of last year. In 1975, more than...
New research shows that even a small amount of caffeine may be harmful to children, especially to teenaged boys. A new study looked at the effects of caffeine on a group of kids ages eight and nine and a second group between the ages of 15 and 17. "They looked at a certain...
An intruder didn’t get away with anything except for injuries after a Marion couple sent him running from their home. A robbery suspect broke into a detached garage on East Swayzee Street on Monday night, officers with the Marion Police Department said. Police said the suspect...
(photo courtesy Indiana State Police) An Indianapolis man is behind bars after several counterfeit credit cards and gift cards were found inside his car. Indiana State Police say the car driven by 20-year-old Halton Kai was stopped on westbound Interstate 70 near the 39 mile...
(photo courtesy Indiana State Police) An autopsy was conducted Tuesday on the partially decomposed body found in a trailer Monday in Montgomery County. Indiana State Police say the decomposition of the body has prevented a positive identification of the body but it's believed to...