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The American Red Cross of Greater Indiana will soon have a new headquarters. Indianapolis city and civic leaders broke ceremonial ground on a three-acre parcel of land at 1550 North Meridian Street Wednesday. The site will home to the Red Cross' $8 million, state-of-the-art,...
Daren Wendell near the canal in downtown Indy as his run passed through (image courtesy of Facebook) He is making his way through Indiana this week, a man running across the country to help bring clean water to Ethiopia. Daren Wendell is no stranger to Indiana, having previously...
A new report out says the state could raise billions of dollars if lawmakers extended a consumer services tax. Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute President John Ketzenberger says including a tax on the purchase of services would increase Indiana's tax base by more than 85% and...
Indiana is moving rapidly toward becoming the latest state to ban powdered alcohol: Federal approval of powdered vodka, rum and cocktails didn't stop an Indiana House committee from voting unanimously to ban the product's sale in Indiana: Public Policy Chairman Tom Dermody says...
Kids in Indiana will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day Organizers describe it as a day of empowerment that aims to not only educate kids and parents about tobacco, but also give them...
It’s not looking good for the city of Kokomo after the Indiana Department of Homeland Security filed an official response to their lawsuit over construction of the Kokomo Municipal Baseball Stadium. The response maintains that Kokomo used federals funds to purchase land and...
A bill that would ban the production and sale of products that contain microbeads in Indiana is headed to the governor's desk after final approval from the house lawmakers. The bill, authored by Rep. Pat Bauer defines a "microbead" as a spherical object that is five millimeters...
A nursing home moratorium bill which met a controversial end on the final day of last year's legislative session has passed the House. Legislators voted 52-40 to ban construction of new nursing homes for three years in counties where at least 10-percent of the existing beds are...
County officials and construction companies are joining forces to lobby legislators for more money for local road maintenance. The last state budget carved out a $65 million slice of sales taxes for local roads. But Indiana Association of County Commissioners executive director...