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(image courtesy of IU-Bloomington) The earth's average temperature has been rising, and now new research from IU shows that extremes in temperatures are also getting warmer. Trends in extreme heat and cold are important, said Scott Robeson, professor of geography at IU-...
While President Obama's announcement on US talks with Cuba is a first step, a retired professor who served on a US-Cuban relations panel says normal relations with Cuba are a long way away. Obama announced that the US would restore diplomatic relations with the Communist country...
A federal grand jury in Boston has returned indictments in an extensive investigation of the meningitis outbreak that begin in September 2012. 14 individuals are charged in all, including two who are accused of second degree murder. Carmen Ortiz, U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts...
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Development Commission has approved a multi-million dollar property tax break on the Cummins office tower project. Cummins is building a $30 million, 10-story tower at the former Market Square Arena site in downtown Indianapolis. The $4.3 million...
A major expansion for air travelers announced at Indianapolis International Airport Wednesday. Southwest Airlines says it's adding daily, nonstop flights to between Indianapolis and two new destinations, Boston and Los Angeles. Southwest Airlines Spokesperson Katherine Findlay...
Senator Karen Tallian (D, Portage) (image courtesy of Facebook) A State Senator will try again to get a hearing for a marijuana bill in the legislature. But this time, it will focus on the use of marijuana as medicine. Senator Karen Tallian (D, Portage) has introduced bills in...
Hoosiers now have access to a free mobile app that provides county travel status updates and alerts. In addition to weather, the app will also include notifications with regard to flooding, hazardous materials spills and other events that could affect travel. Last winter, the...
An Indiana-based expert says philanthropy isn't confined to donating lots of money. Dr. Sara Konrath is assistant professor at the Lilly School of Philanthropy at Indiana University. Konrath says that $173 billion of annual service is contributed by volunteers every year. This...
Columbus City firefighters may see an increase in their take-home pay if the city council follows through on a discussion item that was presented Tuesday night. The firefighters union, Chief Dave Allmon and Mayor Kristen Brown indicated that they believe the city is in violation...