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Indiana has gotten more than its fair share of rainfall so far this year. Indianapolis-based National Weather Service Meteorologist Mark Damer says rainfall in Central Indiana is more than 12 inches above normal for this time of year. He says the region has seen 19.97 inches of...
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has officially joined the race for the 9th District congressional seat. “As Attorney General of Indiana, I have battled the overreach of the federal government, defending our state’s right to make its own decisions without interference from...
A blue-ribbon commission will examine ways Indiana can produce and keep more talented teachers. State school superintendent Glenda Ritz says Indiana had 14-percent fewer rookie teachers than it needed last year, and says the gap is widening. Legislators this year passed a...
Indiana has joined a handful of other states to take measure that ensure National Guard members can be armed while they are at National Guard facilities, that includes recruiting offices. The announcement came from Governor Pence on Saturday: "In the wake of the attacks that...
The last holdover from former Governor Mitch Daniels' original Cabinet is retiring. Tom Easterly has been Indiana's environmental management commissioner since Daniels took office in 2005. He'll be the longest-serving commissioner in IDEM history when he steps down at the end of...
Indiana wildlife biologists plan to trap and relocate the black bear that has been seen numerous times in Michigan City the past few weeks. Conservation Officers responded to multiple bear sightings this week in the Motts Park area of the city. Several residents reported seeing...
Governor Mike Pence has appointed Marion County Superior Court Judge Robert Altice Jr. to the Indiana Court of Appeals. The Governor made the announcement with Altice and family present in the Indiana Statehouse Friday. The 54-year-old says appointment will be a great way to...
State school superintendent and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Glenda Ritz says she'll be amending a campaign finance report indicating she received contributions after the start of this year's legislature. It's illegal for legislators, statewide officeholders, or candidates...
One member of a study committee on redistricting reform says he'd like to see the state consider broader election reform. Former Governor Evan Bayh's chief of staff Tom Sugar founded the nonprofit "Lead or Leave" to push legislators to turn redistricting over to an independent...