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(photo courtesy RTV6) Two civilians and one firefighter suffered slight injuries in a house fire Monday night on the city's near west side. Crews were called around 5:30 p.m. to a home in the 1300 block of Fall Creek Parkway East Drive and found heavy black smoke coming from the...
House Ways and Means Chairman Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) House Republicans have unveiled a budget plan which more than doubles Governor Pence's proposed funding increase for schools. Pence had proposed an additional $200 million for schools, with...
The Senate doesn't appear as willing as the House to do away with straight-ticket voting. A House committee voted to repeal straight-ticket voting, and the full House on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a Democratic attempt to restore it. But on the Senate side of the statehouse...
The line to get inside the Rally for Glenda Ritz at the Statehouse (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Hundreds jammed into the north atrium of the Statehouse to express support for the state superintendent, though it might be too little and too late. Some called it a rally for public...
Here's a sobering figure about school kids with jailed parents in Indiana. The Indiana Youth Institute's new "Kids Count" report says Indiana has more children with parents who are or have been incarcerated than most states. The report ranks Indiana number two behind Kentucky...
The biggest piece of Governor Pence's tax simplification bill has been scrapped, at least for now. Pence's proposal included a streamlined version of the rules for granting businesses a sales tax exemption when they buy equipment. But a review by the legislature's nonpartisan...
The National Weather Service says so far this month, Indiana is colder than normal for February. Proof of that will hit Tuesday night. Meteorologist Crystal Pettet says a large, upper-low system is bringing frigid temperatures down from Canada to the eastern half of the United...
It turns out that rumors of parents holding "measles parties" were unfounded, but one doctor hopes that no parent thinks it is a good idea. Last week, a parent in California claimed that she was invited to allow her healthy but unvaccinated children to play with a child who had...
A Ball State University expert says proposed rules on drones are flying in the right direction. The Federal Aviation Administration has opened up an 18-month public comment period on rules that would allow drone flights for commercial purposes that include: aerial mapping,...