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A new Indiana State University report says jobs are coming back to rural Indiana, but there won't be many takers. The report by the Rural Urban Entrepreneurship Development Institute says jobs in 72 of the state's mainly rural counties will return to pre-recession levels by the...
Two Indiana Department of Child Services investigators say in a federal court lawsuit that they've had to work extensive overtime without receiving required overtime pay. Arlene Nunez and Veronica Martinez work as family case managers for the DCS office in Gary. Their lawsuit...
Clifford Helm and Linda Pankin (photos courtesy IMPD) Police arrested two suspects Thursday morning in connection with the theft of a gun store's trailer full of weapons and ammo. The trailer was stolen over the weekend from behind Profire Arms and Supply in the 7300 block of...
The Indiana State Department of Health has released its Medical Error Reporting System report for 2013. The report shows that medical staffers across the state performed 18 surgeries on the wrong patient body parts in 2013, two surgeries on the wrong patients in 2012, 27 foreign...
Democratic Secretary of State nominee Beth White is proposing a package of election-code changes she says would boost turnout. Indiana posted a record-low turnout of 13% in the May primary, and an even more anemic 8% in Marion County, where White is county clerk. White argues if...
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Roche Diagnostics executives cut the ribbon on a brand new lab facility Thursday. CEO Jack Phillips says it's the first of five new buildings the pharmaceutical giant is building as part of its $300 million campus upgrade on the city's far...
A plant only found in part of one Indiana county is now a federally-protected endangered species. Short's bladderpod "is in the mustard family and has small yellow flowers that will eventually produce rounded seed pods," said Mike Homoya, a botanist with the state's Department...
The public comment period on expanding the Healthy Indiana Plan is now closed, and Indiana medical groups are urging the government to give quick approval. Indiana Hospital Association president Doug Leonard calls the HIP expansion a financial lifeline for small rural hospitals...
Indiana retailers are asking for tougher laws against a new breed of shoplifter. Indiana Retail Council president Grant Monahan says stores are losing $30 billion a year to organized groups of thieves who work together to heist merchandise in bulk. He says the term "shoplifting...