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Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com file photo) Legislation to remove Glenda Ritz as chair of the State Board of Education may expand to address other tension points between the board and the superintendent. Senate President David Long says House and...
Holiday World in southern Indiana is giving a sneak peek Thursday of it’s new roller coaster. Media and roller coasters enthusiasts from around the nation had the chance to ride the coaster. “This is an incredible day in our park’s history,” says park president Matt Eckert. “We...
Legislators have a week left to decide the final outline of a bill to loosen restrictions on casinos. Legislators are still debating changes to gaming taxes. And both the House and Senate versions of the bill make the racetrack casinos wait five years to fully replace electronic...
Democratic mayoral candidate Joe Hogsett, flanked by Rev. David Hampton and former Lt. Gov. Kathy Davis (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Joe Hogsett says he wants to give young people something to do over the summer partly in an effort to keep them out of trouble... Part of the...
A shakeup at the Indiana Department of Transportation. Governor Pence says in a statement that he's accepted INDOT Commissioner Karl Browning's resignation, effective immediately. The statement doesn't give a reason for Browning's exit nor the usual thanks for a departing agency...
The ISTEP exam will survive another year, after a legislative flirtation with replacing it. The Senate twice passed bills to get rid of ISTEP in favor of a shorter and cheaper national test, amid estimates, since scaled back, that a revised ISTEP would cost $67 million a year...
Doctors are getting closer to developing blood tests that can detect cancer cells. New research from the National Cancer Institute found that a blood test conducted on 126 lymphoma patients predicted recurrences of the cancer more than three months before they showed up on CT...
Many are celebrating the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. But, just how healthy is Indiana? When it comes to environmental concerns, Indiana ranks as the 4th-least eco-friendly state, according to a recent report issued by WalletHub. Jesse Kharbanda with the Hoosier Environmental...
Wednesday is Earth day and recycling is just one way to remember Mother Earth. With support from Cummins through the “My City, My Park” program, Eagle Creek now features recycling bins in high traffic areas that will accept plastic, aluminum, and glass. Volunteers from Cummins...