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A bill to make it easier to replace candidates on the ballot is in search of a home, after becoming entangled with another change to election law. House Republicans called for pushing the deadline to replace candidates from July 1 to September 1, after two legislators resigned...
There was no job growth in Indiana last month, but the unemployment rate still went down. The Department of Workforce Development says the unemployment for the month of March was 5.8 percent, a drop of a tenth of a point from February's rate. The rate fell slightly even though...
A man riding a moped was killed in an early morning hit-and-run crash. At approximately 6:12 am, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Departments (IMPD) were dispatched to the 4200 block of North Shadeland Ave. When officers arrived, they found an unresponsive male in the...
A final inspection has determined that there were no mechanical issues that contributed to the Megabus crash in I-65 in Johnson County last week. The driver, Kimberly Lane, was issued a citation for 'Speed too Fast for Conditions.' An investigation determined south bound traffic...
With an almost unanimous vote the Indianapolis City-County Council voted Monday night to override a veto by the mayor to spend $4.7 million on public safety upgrades. The proposal had already passed through the council the week before but was turned back by the mayor who said...
Legislators appear to have permanently dropped the idea of a new stadium for the Indy Eleven soccer team in favor of a renovation of IUPUI's Carroll Stadium. But they're still hashing out final details. The Senate killed the original proposal for a new $83 million stadium in...
The faculty at Purdue University want the state to ditch its religious freedom law, perhaps putting the school's president in an uncomfortable position. Purdue's Faculty Senate voted 52-to-4 to call on the legislature to repeal the Religious Freedom Restoration Act . "We believe...
Indiana's higher education commissioner says Ivy Tech's anemic on-time graduation rates are partly a case of growing pains. Just 4% of Ivy Tech students earn their degrees on time. Even after six years, the figure is just 28%, well below the figures for community colleges in...
Governor Pence has extended an emergency needle-exchange program in Scott County. And his administration appears to be softening its resistance to a broader program. Pence issued an executive order extending the program under a health emergency declared for the county, which has...