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There will be a gradual shift of flurries/snow showers into Northeast Indiana over the next 24 hours. Snowfall accumulation should be an inch or less through late morning Wednesday. It’s cold! And that cold is causing some schools to delay classes this morning List of school...
Sen. Tim Lanane (D, Anderson) Who isn't happy that Eric Holcomb will be the next lieutenant governor? Democrats. Tim Lanane, Senate Democratic Leader, says he was taken aback by the sudden announcement that Sue Ellspermann is out and Holcomb will be in the number two slot...
Eric Holcomb (at podium) will be the next Lt. Governor. Sue Ellspermann (right) will resign (Twitter/Governor's office) Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann is resigning, with former Mitch Daniels chief of staff Eric Holcomb nominated to replace her. Ellspermann has been eying...
Dr. Jen Brown, State Department of Health (RTV6 photo) Yes the Zika Virus is in Indiana--no, you probably will not catch it. The official verbiage from the State Department of Health is that Indiana is at low risk--you would probably just say slim, at best. Dr. Jen Brown with...
Suicide-prevention activists want Indiana schools and colleges to make themselves the first line of defense. Eight states require schools to have suicide-prevention policies. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention wants Indiana to be the ninth. And Indiana-Ohio area...
Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) State school superintendent Glenda Ritz wants legislators to kill a bill allowing students to apply for private-school vouchers at mid-year. Right now, you have to apply for vouchers by September 1...
Zika is in Indiana. It doesn't mean you should panic, just cautious if you travel. The State Department of Health says a "non-pregnant resident" who recently traveled to Haiti has Zika, the illness confirmed by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The department...
A bird flu outbreak had a devastating impact on ten farms in southwest Indiana last month, but it looks like most restrictions on poultry in that region will soon be lifted. The last positive bird flu case was January 16 in Dubois County, Indiana's top turkey-producing county...
(photo from Julie Pursley/RTV6) Snow showers will again be an issue for us across the area as they rotate through the state. The main issue will again be quickly changing visibility on the roadways and slick spots as well. We are not expecting a lot in the way of snow but with...