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U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says the federal government is committed to helping Indianapolis develop mass transit. Foxx and Mayor Greg Ballard announced the federal government's "Ladder Step Program" Thursday. The program aims to provide Indianapolis technical...
Joseph Parsley, Ashlee Campbell-Parsley and Jackie Parsley II (image courtesy of RTV6) Three people with ties to a former Hoosier Lottery retailer have been charged with stealing more than $2 million in lottery prize money. An investigation of Parsley's Liquors in Plainfield...
Dexter Suggs (image courtesy of LIttle Rock School District/Vimeo) A former deputy superintendent for Indianapolis Public Schools has resigned as superintendent in Little Rock, Arkansas after he was accused of plagiarizing his doctoral dissertation. The Arkansas Times reports...
Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com file photo) Legislation to remove Glenda Ritz as chair of the State Board of Education may expand to address other tension points between the board and the superintendent. Senate President David Long says House and...
Holiday World in southern Indiana is giving a sneak peek Thursday of it’s new roller coaster. Media and roller coasters enthusiasts from around the nation had the chance to ride the coaster. “This is an incredible day in our park’s history,” says park president Matt Eckert. “We...
Legislators have a week left to decide the final outline of a bill to loosen restrictions on casinos. Legislators are still debating changes to gaming taxes. And both the House and Senate versions of the bill make the racetrack casinos wait five years to fully replace electronic...
Democratic mayoral candidate Joe Hogsett, flanked by Rev. David Hampton and former Lt. Gov. Kathy Davis (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Joe Hogsett says he wants to give young people something to do over the summer partly in an effort to keep them out of trouble... Part of the...
A shakeup at the Indiana Department of Transportation. Governor Pence says in a statement that he's accepted INDOT Commissioner Karl Browning's resignation, effective immediately. The statement doesn't give a reason for Browning's exit nor the usual thanks for a departing agency...
The ISTEP exam will survive another year, after a legislative flirtation with replacing it. The Senate twice passed bills to get rid of ISTEP in favor of a shorter and cheaper national test, amid estimates, since scaled back, that a revised ISTEP would cost $67 million a year...