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Indianapolis is looking into hosting a College Football Playoff Championship game. Indiana Sports Corporation President Ryan Vaughn joined others from the corporation at the championship game Monday in north Texas. Vaughn says their evaluation process includes several factors,...
Chief Justice Loretta Rush (WIBC.com photo: Indiana Supreme Court) Indiana courts will begin accepting filings electronically this year. Chief Justice Loretta Rush declared in her State of the Judiciary address the transition to e-filing will speed up courts and save money...
First Lady Karen Pence talks to a mother after the launch of the Labor of Love campaign (image courtesy of the Office of the Governor) The state health department will try to reduce Indiana's infant mortality rate with a new outreach campaign. "Labor Of Love" was announced at...
(WIBC.com file photo: RTV6) The Indiana Court of Appeals has rejected a claim by a victim of the State Fair stage collapse that Indiana's cap on state liability is unconstitutional. 13-year-old Jordyn Polet's mother and sister were seriously injured in the 2011 stage collapse...
The ASPCA is seeking state money for spay-neuter programs. The animal-welfare organization is backing a proposed five-million-dollar fund to pay for vouchers to help low-income Hoosiers spay or neuter their pets. Midwest legislative director Vicki Deisner says the move could...
There are more jobs open in the US than at any time in the last 14 years. The Labor Department says the number of unfilled jobs rose to 4.97 million in November, the latest month for which statistics were available. That's the most open positions since January 2001. "At the...
Some Indiana Republican State Senators have joined in the fight against crime. State Senators Michael Young, Patricia Miller, Michael Crider, Scott Schneider and Brent Waltz all announced a "crime reduction package" Wednesday. It's a package of bills they say will help law...
Adult Hoosiers who were adopted would gain broader rights to learn their birth mother's name, under a bill headed for the Senate floor. Children adopted since 1994 can get their original birth certificate unless the birth mother specifically opted out when she agreed to the...
A burst water main led to a street collapse near Broad Ripple High School early Wednesday. It's the second time in less than 2 months the street has seen a broken water main and collapse. The high school announced just before 6 a.m. that classes would be on a 2-hour delay due to...