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Indianapolis will host the U.S. Conference of Mayors 84th Annual Meeting next year. Conference Trustee and Mayor Greg Ballard announced on Tuesday that the four-day conference will take place next June 24th-27th at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. Visit Indy President...
Governor Pence has declared a period of mourning in the wake of last week's shooting in Tennessee which took the lives of four U.S. Marines and one Navy Sailor. The governor is directing flags at state facilities statewide to be flown at half-staff beginning Tuesday, July 21st...
After an early success, a push by animal rights groups to ban pig wrestling at Indiana county fairs appears to be losing steam. The Delaware County Fair Board voted in May to cancel pig wrestling at this month's fair after five years. But at least five other fairs have moved...
Poverty continues to be among the biggest challenges faced by children in Indiana. In fact, according to the latest Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count 2015 data book, child poverty increased 4 percent from 2008 to 2013. Overall, Indiana ranked 32nd in the country for overall...
Governor Pence is ordering the Indiana Gaming Commission not to stand in the way of senior citizens' euchre tournaments. Gaming Commission executive director Sara Tait says the commission has no interest in shutting down euchre games with small prizes, any more than it would go...
Congress may move to end a ban on guns at military recruiting stations, in the wake of last week's shootings in Tennessee. Even before the Chattanooga shootings, the House had included a repeal of the ban in a defense spending bill. Second District Republican Jackie Walorski,...
U.S. Senate candidate Eric Holcomb (R) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Three of the four announced candidates for Dan Coats' Senate seat are sketching their vision for U.S. farm policy. Republicans Marlin Stutzman and Eric Holcomb and Democrat Baron Hill all criticized EPA water...
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...