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The Indiana State Fair kicks off Friday. Spokesperson Lesley Gordon says this year is "Year of the Farmer." Gordon says the fair will spotlight 17 different farmers each day from different commodity groups from across the state. Food specialities this year include: the smoked...
An Indianapolis legislator says the Bureau of Motor Vehicles should terminate not only a contract with an outside service provider, but the fee customers pay for those services. Express MVA is one of five private companies networked with BMV computers to handle titling and...
The resignation of Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly's campaign treasurer throws an unusual light on the perils of political independence. Former Lieutenant Governor Kathy Davis quit the campaign in protest after Donnelly was one of two Democrats to join Republicans in voting to...
World War II veteran Gib Soder, now 88, during his Indy Honor Flight in 2013 (wibc.com file photo: Ray Steele) 70 years ago, the United States dropped the world's first atomic bomb on Japan, and one World War II veteran says it probably saved his life. "Me? I was happy. I was...
President Obama is trying to rally support for the nuclear deal with Iran, while Republicans try to line up enough votes to kill it. In a speech Wednesday at American University, Obama declared the agreement meets the West's objectives of defusing Iran's nuclear weapons program...
A scoring glitch will push back the release of this year's ISTEP scores by a month. CTB-McGraw-Hill says students phrased correct answers to ISTEP's new open-ended questions in ways the testmaker hadn't anticipated. Graders are rescoring tests to make sure students get proper...
It's being touted as a way to tackle Indy's urban food desert. United Northeast Community Development Corporation Executive Director Amandula Anderson says they're seeking city assistance on a $8.7 million, flagship Sav A Lot Grocery store for The Meadows Community. It would be...
It will be a fight in the ring, but also against Parkinson's. A Rock Steady Boxing fundraiser ' Friday Night Fights ' will take place August 7th in Indianapolis, 6847 HIllsdale Court. The headlining fight will feature former UFC fighter Chris Lytle. Doors open at 6pm. Proceeds...
A dangerous situation with a bridge on I-65 in Tippecanoe County is affecting thousands of drivers. I-65 NB is closed until Thursday, Aug 6 between the 172 mile marker (State Road 26 exit) and the 175 mile marker (State Road 25 exit) due to a "structural bridge problem" over the...