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Indiana Right to Life says a fine against an Indianapolis waste disposal facility highlights why a bill on aborted remains should pass. Currently, fetal remains can be treated like any other medical waste and ground up for disposal. The House has already passed a bill requiring...
The Colts will have an extra preseason game this year. The Pro Football Hall of Fame says the Colts will take on the Green Bay Packers in the Hall of Fame game that opens the preseason. It will happen in Canton, Ohio August 7th, with kickoff at 8:00pm. The Hall of Fame game...
State Police are starting a new program aimed to help children avoid the troubles associated with cybercrimes. The Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children state youth education initiative will be available to organizations around the state. ISP has designated three specially...
Laura Sisk, IU grad who helped engineer Taylor Swift's "1989", Grammy winner for Album of the Year (IU photo) Indiana had a hand in a pair of Grammy winners, including the biggest one of the night. Taylor Swift's album "1989" won Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album. Among...
Carrier, the company that announced it will move 1,400 jobs from Indianapolis to Mexico, said they were awarded, but did not receive more than $5 million for its Indianapolis facility from President Obama’s stimulus plan. The Department of Energy awarded Carrier $5.1 million in...
This year's legislative session must end by March 14, but House and Senate leaders plan to bring the gavel down four or five days early. Senate President Pro Tem David Long says he expects to adjourn March 9 or 10 -- because on the 10th, the Big Ten basketball tournament begins...
Indiana may make it easier for adopted children to get information about their birth parents. Current law requires birth parents' consent to release information about them to the children they gave up. But that law only applies to children born between 1941 and '93. In 1997,...
Angela Brown (wibc.com file photo) There are a handful of nominees for tonight's Grammy awards with ties to Indiana. Perhaps the most widely known Hoosier up for an award is Angela Brown. The renowned opera singer from Indianapolis was part of a collaboration on an album that...
Health groups are urging the Senate to set aside its misgivings about tax increases to endorse a tax hike on cigarettes. The extra dollar a pack passed by the House would move Indiana's cigarette tax from the nation's 17th-lowest to 17th-highest. The plan is to spend that money...