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Paul Ferguson (image courtesy of Ball State University) Less than a year-and-a-half after taking office, Ball State's president will step down. An email from Ball State's Board of Trustees to employees said that president Paul Ferguson requested a two-month sabbatical, and...
On the one-year anniversary of Governor Mike Pence's announcement of Just IN, a (since-canceled) state-run news service, John Gregg, the Democratic candidate for governor, is calling for greater government transparency in a policy proposal announced Monday. “While this governor...
Campbell Brown (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) A former CNN anchor turned school-choice advocate is applauding Indiana's voucher program, and urging other states to follow suit. Campbell Brown now runs the education news website "The Seventy Four," which takes its name from the 74...
Matthew Miller (left), Park Tudor Head of School who died Saturday, & ex-boys basketball boach Kyle Cox (wibc.com file photo) Park Tudor School reopens Tuesday morning, and many questions may not be answered for a while. The school canceled Monday classes, and it will have...
Vontae Davis will be one of two Colts in next week's Pro Bowl (Colts.com photo) The Pro Bowl will not be void of Colts players after all. There were no members of the Colts initially selected for next weekend's NFL all-star game, but that changed on Monday. Cornerback Vontae...
(image courtesy of Facebook) Picture frames, glue guns and racism. You don't expect to find one of those at Michaels stores. The Facebook page of the craft store was bombarded with complaints after a picture posted by a customer. It was taken by Bridgette Drake, a Warren Central...
The scene of the shooting at the Indiana Discount Mall (RTV6 photo) A fist fight led to a gunfight at a shopping center, and the man who shot first is dead. Police say it started with a fist fight between two men at the Indiana Discount Mall, near 38th and Lafayette on Indy's...
The Indiana Toll Road (WIBC.com file photo) The bill proposing tax hikes to keep Indiana's roads in good repair includes another proposal for raising money: toll roads. Even if the bill passes, you won't be paying to drive on Indiana roads for at least five years -- if ever. The...
One inmate at Putnamville Correctional Facility has died after a viral outbreak at the prison. The superintendent of the prison says 18 patients began to show flu or pneumonia-like symptoms at the beginning of last week. They were admitted to an observation unit as part of the...