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Legislators in both parties expect the status quo on the Indiana Toll Road, despite a change in operators last week -- though they disagree on whether that's good or bad. Australia's IFM Investors took control of the road on Thursday, two months after paying ITR Concession...
She said she would decide on a run for governor by June, and it appears Glenda Ritz will announce that decision just after the calendar turns next week. The state Superintendent of Public Instruction will announce Friday, June 5 that she will seek the Democratic nomination for...
House Minority Leader Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) House Minority Leader Scott Pelath says fears of a divisive Democratic primary led him to decide against a run for governor next year. Pelath (D-Michigan City) says he fears a bloody primary...
The Hancock County Public Library will try to set a world record tomorrow (Saturday) morning. The library with branches in Greenfield and New Palestine was looking for a new way to kick off the annual Summer reading club that libraries typically hold for children while school is...
Now's the time of year when kids are most at risk when it comes to water safety. The USA Swimming Foundation says 70% of African-American, 60% of Hispanic and 40% of Caucasian children cannot swim. They also say drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-...
An Indiana economist says the nation may be inching closer to another recession. This follows word that the U.S. economy shrank by 0.7% in the first quarter of 2015. The decline in economic output is a reversal of the initial Commerce Department report that showed the economy...
(image courtesy of Northwest High School/Facebook) The Northwest High School student whose beating of a girl at the school was recorded on video will plead guilty to one of the charges against him. The Marion County Prosecutor's Office says the teen admitted to a charge of '...
ISTEP, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, and redistricting are among more than 40 topics assigned to legislative study committees this summer. Legislators will review some topics they made a start on in this year's session, like needle exchange programs, and some they deliberately...
Indiana's renewable fuel industry leaders says possible changes from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could damage the state's economy. Indiana Ethanol Producers Association Spokesman Tim Phelps says the EPA is considering among others things, possible cuts in the amount...