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One economist says Indiana's job market is stronger overall than the nation as a whole, even though the national unemployment rate keeps falling. "Indiana has diverged from the nation during the economic recovery," said Mike Hicks, director of the Center for Business and...
Indiana's Supreme Court is considering whether Indiana's attempt to ban synthetic drugs like Spice is specific enough. Legislators have tried to keep pace with ever-shifting formulas for bath salts by letting the Board of Pharmacy pass emergency rules adding drugs to the list...
An ROTC instructor is accused of having sex with an underage student and flirting with others. Troy Rush is facing eleven felony charges of child seduction. He recently resigned from Warren Central High School where he worked as the ROTC instructor and a physical education...
It's only in preliminary discussion, but the State Board of Education will check with the Attorney General before proceeding with a possible change to the A-to-F grading system for schools. The board voted unanimously to seek an opinion from Attorney General Greg Zoeller after...
It may not have been the kind of "testimony" most church-goers are accustomed to hearing. At the first service of the First Church of Cannabis, self-proclaimed "Grand Poobah" Bill Levin ushered a procession of "witnesses" to the pulpit, some of them telling the congregation how...
The Indiana Supreme Court isn't hearing the appeal involving limits on state damages in the Indiana State Fair disaster. The high court has decided not to hear the case following the Indiana Court of Appeals ruling January 14th. That's when the appeals court ruled that limits on...
Tilson is expanding its operations in Johnson County. CEO Brent Tilson says the firm is investing $1.55 million to expand its headquarters in Greenwood. They also plan to create up to 245 new jobs by 2020. Tilson is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that provides human...
(image courtesy of Stand For Children Indiana) For the second time in three months, parents affiliated with an education reform group gave a list of wishes to Indianapolis Public Schools, this time in the form of a petition. The more than one-thousand people who signed the...
The changes made to the State Board of Education will be more visible after today's board meeting. The biggest of the changes will be the election of a vice chair and a secretary for the board. The law overhauling the State Board called for those appointees to work alongside the...