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WHITING, Ind.--Maintenance issues have shut down two major units of the country's largest inland oil refinery in Whiting, Ind. The units may be down for more than a week, as gas prices rise in some parts of the country because of a pipeline failure in Alabama. The pipeline in...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--People are working in Indiana. The state's unemployment numbers were released today and it's 4.5 percent, said the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That's one of the lowest numbers of unemployed people in recent years. More than 3,000 people went to work in...
It should be easier for you to sift through daycare and preschool options with a new state website. The Family and Social Services Administration already had a searchable database of child-care providers, allowing you to select a county and view centers' inspection reports. The...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--So what happens when a person finds a suspicious package that's been left all by itself? That's when the bomb squad comes out. "We've got 20 members on the bomb squad. Most of the guys work patrol," said Lt. Ron Humbert, Indianapolis bomb squad commander. He...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has issued an Air Quality Action Day with a forecast of high ozone levels near the ground Tuesday. The alert is in effect for the following counties in central Indiana Tuesday: Marion, Bartholomew, Boone...
(WAYNE COUNTY) - A statewide Silver Alert that was issued earlier on George W. Surber has been cancelled and Surber has been found. Surber went missing at around 5 p.m. Monday. For any information concerning the cancellation, contact the Wayne County Sheriff.
Supporters of independently drawn legislative districts have made a final pitch to current lawmakers to give up their map-drawing power. Common Cause and the League of Women Voters have proposed a tripartisan redistricting commission of three Republicans, three Democrats and...
Ninth District congressional candidates Shelli Yoder (D, center) and Trey Hollingsworth (R). (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The candidates for Todd Young's open congressional seat have met for a mostly good-natured debate in Greenwood. Republican Trey Hollingsworth and Democrat...
INDIANAPOLIS -- A new technology concept is driving industry growth in Indianapolis and statewide. The Internet of Things (IOT) is a relatively new ecosystem, but CloudOne CEO John McDonald says marketing played a big role in getting it started. "Some of these companies started...