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Gov. Mike Pence (right) (WIBC.com file photo) Governor Pence says he's bracing for a fight in next year's reelection campaign -- and that means a U-turn away from a longstanding pledge to avoid negative campaigning. Pence publicly renounced negative campaigning in 1991, after...
Indiana State Teachers Association President Teresa Meredith says teacher evaluations and excessive student testing are among top concerns for teachers nationwide. Meredith is among 9,000 educators from every state who are taking part in the National Education Association's...
IUPUI has promoted its chief academic officer to become the fifth chancellor in university history. Nasser Paydar will take over for Charles Bantz in August, nine months after Bantz announced his intention to retire after 12 years. The former chairman of the engineering and...
They are cute and furry-- and looking for a home. It is the largest two-day event of its kind in Indiana. More than 1,000 dogs and cats from 26 area animal shelter and rescue organizations will be up for adoption this weekend at the Indy Mega-Adoption event. Pet owners will find...
Unemployment in Indiana took a slight dip in May. Department of Workforce Development Spokesman Joe Frank says the state jobless rate now stands at 5.1%. It dropped three-tenths of one percent in May. Frank says that's down more than 3% from two years ago. He says the state has...
A man is now in custody following a 15-hour standoff with police in Cloverdale, Indiana. Authorities said they were helping the Indiana Department of Child Services in an investigation Thursday afternoon involving a two-week-old baby. While they were meeting with the mother and...
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling could spell trouble for Indiana's attempt to stamp out bath salts. A unanimous Supreme Court ruled a Virginia man can't be convicted of dealing bath salts unless prosecutors prove he either knew the specific compound he was dealing, or knew it was...
(L to R) House Minority Leader Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City), Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson), Indiana Democratic Chairman John Zody, Indiana Democratic Vice-Chair Cordelia Lewis-Burks. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) While the religious-freedom controversy has...
Purdue University is opening a new high school aimed at inner city students. Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School is an outgrowth of Purdue's Polytechnic Institute, the new name for what used to be the school's College of Technology. "Our faculty there have been...