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President Obama is calling for increased access to drug treatment programs and more training for doctors to combat a surge in heroin use whose tentacles have reached Indiana. Obama is urging more training in addiction concerns for doctors who prescribe opioids. Community Health...
"I ain't afraid of no ghosts." Mike McDowell has been investigating the paranormal since 1998. He formed the Indiana Ghost Trackers in August 2000. Since then, has been involved in hundreds of investigations throughout Indiana and other states. There are many, many ghost legends...
A Fort Wayne man accused of attacking a Muslim woman Saturday has been expelled from Indiana University. An IU spokesman says Triceten Bickford, 19 was dismissed as a direct result of him allegedly shouting racial epithets and trying to strangle a Muslim woman and remove her...
America has spoken--and an Indiana woman is a million dollars richer. According to Yahoo, Hailey Green of Noblesville was crowned the winner for her Southern Biscuits and Gravy flavored potato chip in the Lay’s annual “Do Us a Flavor” contest. The creation was voted the top...
A group of adoption activists is renewing a battle to allow adopted Hoosiers to know who their birth mother was. Hoosiers over 74 can already get a copy of their birth certificate, and beginning this year, adopted children have access to those records once they turn 21. But...
Legislators are opening the door a crack to medical use of marijuana derivatives. Clinical trials are testing whether hemp oil, also called cannabidiol or CBD, can reduce epileptic seizures in children. A legislative study committee is recommending a bill to allow Indiana...
(WIBC.com photo: Indiana Gaming Commission) Purdue breaks ground today on a new veterinary clinic for horses in Shelbyville. Purdue already has an equine surgery clinic on campus, but Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed says the trek to West Lafayette can be too long in some...
The Attorney General's office has not said whether it will appeal a federal judge's ruling striking down Indiana's ban on ballot selfies. U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker ruled that the law barring you from taking a picture of your election ballot and sharing it on social...
This year’s Heartland Film Festival lineup includes a film with a familiar local name in its cast of characters. “The Burden,” features many active duty and retired military personnel including Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard. “The Burden” tells the story of fossil fuel...