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The Bureau of Motor Vehicles says it has the basic outline of reform legislation to fix a maze of red tape identified by an outside audit. The bureau blames confusing and sometimes conflicting provisions for overcharges and undercharges on 16 different fees. The state has...
A group of Hoosiers is coming to the aid of flood-ravaged South Carolina. Midwest Food Bank, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and Thrive360 - formerly Kids Against Hunger of Central Indiana - is sending tens of thousands of pre-packaged meals and other supplies to...
The National Fire Protection Association says space heaters - portable or stationary - account for one-third of home heating fires. They're also to blame for 81% of all home-heating fire deaths. Now that space heater season is just about here, Indiana State Fire Marshal Jim...
The ATO house at Indiana University (image courtesy of RTV6) The Alpha Tau Omega fraternity has revoked the charter of its Indiana University chapter after a sex video from a frat party went viral. ATO disbanded its IU chapter 13 hours after the university suspended the...
The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld Indiana's law banning synthetic drugs. After struggling to keep up with ever-shifting formulas of new drugs, legislators gave the Board of Pharmacy the power to add drugs to the illegal list on short notice. Two Indianapolis men charged under...
A two-year fight over a Danville hog farm is now a challenge to the constitutionality of Indiana's "right to farm" law. Two Danville couples are suing a nearby hog farm they charge has been stinking up the air so much that they can't go outside, and sometimes can't even stand it...
A Japanese agriculture delegation is in Indiana for a firsthand look at how its corn imports are grown. The 10-member delegation is primarily mid-level agribusiness officials, from factory managers to quality-control officers. They're visiting New Orleans and Indiana under the...
Hamilton County may join the growing number of Indiana counties that use iPad check-ins for voters at their polling places. Elections Administrator Kathy Richardson says at total of about 20 counties including Allen and Lake counties already use or are planning to employ "...
Legislators are debating whether local governments should have blanket authority to impose food and beverage taxes. When cities and counties want to tax restaurant meals to raise money for a special project, they have to get legislative approval. Angola Mayor Richard Hickman...