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Central Indiana's housing market is chugging at a healthy pace. That's according to the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors. MIBOR Spokesperson Claire Belby says closed sales in January were up 8.6% over January 2014 for the 13 county area that MIBOR tracks. Belby says...
Sun King and other small breweries are closer to being allowed to make more beer. The House Public Policy Committee passed a bill from Rep. Ed Clere (R, New Albany) that would allow craft beer brewers to triple the amount of beer they can make and sell within the state every...
Proposed legislation before the Indiana lawmakers would ban the sale of unsafe, used tires. Dan Zielinski with the Rubber Manufacturers Association says worn-out, damaged tires are known safety risks yet these unregulated tires are available for sale in nearly every state,...
(photo courtesy RTV6) Two civilians and one firefighter suffered slight injuries in a house fire Monday night on the city's near west side. Crews were called around 5:30 p.m. to a home in the 1300 block of Fall Creek Parkway East Drive and found heavy black smoke coming from the...
House Ways and Means Chairman Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) House Republicans have unveiled a budget plan which more than doubles Governor Pence's proposed funding increase for schools. Pence had proposed an additional $200 million for schools, with...
The Senate doesn't appear as willing as the House to do away with straight-ticket voting. A House committee voted to repeal straight-ticket voting, and the full House on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a Democratic attempt to restore it. But on the Senate side of the statehouse...
The line to get inside the Rally for Glenda Ritz at the Statehouse (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Hundreds jammed into the north atrium of the Statehouse to express support for the state superintendent, though it might be too little and too late. Some called it a rally for public...
Here's a sobering figure about school kids with jailed parents in Indiana. The Indiana Youth Institute's new "Kids Count" report says Indiana has more children with parents who are or have been incarcerated than most states. The report ranks Indiana number two behind Kentucky...
The biggest piece of Governor Pence's tax simplification bill has been scrapped, at least for now. Pence's proposal included a streamlined version of the rules for granting businesses a sales tax exemption when they buy equipment. But a review by the legislature's nonpartisan...