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Now that the first Republican Presidential debate in Cleveland is over, who won? Ball State Political Scientist Dr. Joseph Losco says choosing a "winner" among the Thursday night participants in the televised debate isn't so easy. He calls it "Round One in a fifteen round fight...
1) Fair Food Is delicious 2) Fair Food is extremely high In Calories ( Elephant Ear-719 calories, Funnel Cake-760 calories, Kettle Corn-1,200 calories) Fair food: Hard to resist, right? The State Fair isn’t the State Fair without all the tasty food. Most expect to kiss their...
An Indiana political scientist says the Republican debate in Cleveland is more about courting donors than just "the issues" or even "The Donald." Dr. Joseph Losco is Director of the Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State University. Losco says fundraisers are looking...
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...