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Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz (D) (WIBC,com file photo) State school superintendent Glenda Ritz would remain chair of the State Board of Education until after she wins or loses reelection next year, under the latest version of a bill to end the feuding between...
(Photo courtesy: ABC News) An advocate for Indiana's young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is speaking out on the Bruce Jenner interview. The famous Olympian and television star announced that he intents to become a woman. Indiana Youth Group Executive Director...
Drivers for Uber and other ride-sharing apps will need separate insurance to drive in Indiana, under legislation on its way to Governor Pence. Ride-sharing drivers currently face a catch-22: most of those companies provide insurance only once a passenger is in the car, but most...
A tumultuous session of the General Assembly is entering the homestretch. Senate President David Long predicts a deal on a two-year budget will be reached Tuesday and voted on Wednesday. But legislators are also working out the final details of a bill to remove state school...
Family, Friends, and Students continue to gather around the state in remembrance of IU Senior Hannah Wilson who was found dead on Friday. Police currently have a suspect behind bars in her death, 49 year old Daniel Messel is facing a preliminary charge of Murder. On Saturday...
Indiana University Health is consolidating its downtown Indianapolis hospital operations in a $1 billion effort. Hospital CEO Dan Evans announced that Friday. The multi-year plan aims to move University Hospital's operations into expanded facilities at Methodist Hospital and...
The superintendent of Westfield Washington Schools is speaking out on the collapse that hurt more than a dozen students late Thursday. Dr. Mark Keen says "it's by the grace of God" there weren't more or more serious injuries in the collapse involving the stage at Westfield High...
Heavy rain followed by possible severe weather may be moving into Indiana Friday night through Saturday. Indianapolis-based National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Koch says there's the potential for tornadoes in southwest Indiana. He says a tornado is "a slight risk" for...
Legislative leaders say they're open to expanding an emergency needle-exchange program in Scott County to other parts of the state, as long as it goes beyond needles. Senate President David Long says legislators are working to expand a House-passed needle-exchange bill to...