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Sen. Karen Tallian (D-Portage) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Portage Senator Karen Tallian has ended her campaign for governor. In a written announcement, Tallian didn't give a reason for her withdrawal, but her fundraising never got off the ground. She raised less than 24-...
Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly are touting Indiana's agriculture industry. Both told a crowd at the Indiana State Fair that agriculture remains one of Indiana's top money makers. This comes as the state fair is celebrating the "Year of the...
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is unveiling his final budget as mayor to City County council Monday night. Quiet is kept on actual details of the 2016 spending plan, but city leaders confirm it's a balanced, $1.1 billion "maintenance" budget that will keep city finances in...
As Hoosier universities prepare to start the fall semester, the state is revving up a PR campaign to make sure students are aware of Indiana's immunity law for underage drinking. The Lifeline law guarantees neither students who drink to the point of passing out nor friends who...
Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard (wibc.com file photo) Carmel's City Council is scheduled to take its first vote tonight on a city-wide anti-discrimination ordinance. The proposed law was written by Republican Mayor Jim Brainard and has the support of six of Carmel's seven council...
The director of Indiana's Department of Child Services says the announcement last week of plans to hire more than 100 new caseworkers is only part of the department's efforts to keep caseloads under control. Mary Beth Bonaventura says one of DCS's biggest challenges is a 20%...
A Pence administration proposal to spend $873,000 on more secure doors at the statehouse is on hold till October. The bipartisan State Budget Committee put a proposal to replace the security doors at the statehouse on hold till October. Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley...
The Mayor of Beech Grove has instructed local police to ticket the Wal-Mart on Emerson as a public nuisance under and ordinance that was recently passed. An ordinance was created shortly after the shampoo aisle fight incident that gained national attention and, after Thursday's...
INDOT says unrelated construction work caused an I-65 bridge at Lafayette to sink by several inches. INDOT says a contractor working on widening the road punctured an Artesian well. The resulting water release eroded the packed sand bed which supports the bridge over Wildcat...