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Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Senate President Pro Tem David Long says the Senate's version of the budget will follow the House's lead in steering more money to schools. House Republicans' budget gives schools a $469...
State health officials say there a quickly spreading outbreak of HIV in southeastern Indiana. There have been 26 confirmed and four preliminary HIV positive cases since mid-December. The large majority of cases are linked through injection drug abuse of the opioid painkiller...
(file photo) The City-County Council's Rules and Public Policy Committee unanimously approved Tuesday the creation of a new Marion County Justice Complex Board. The proposal to create the board came before the committee because Indiana statue requires an administrative board to...
The families of two Indiana teenagers seriously hurt in a July 2013 parasailing accident in Florida have reached a settlement. Alexis Fairchild of Huntington and Sidney Good of Roanoke suffered severe head and spinal injuries when the line that connected them to the boat broke...
A revised casino bill comes up for a final vote in the House on Wednesday, amid warnings the proposal could face trouble if it reaches Governor Pence. Pence has said he opposes an expansion of gambling, but hasn't made clear publicly which proposals cross that line. But House...
Sen. Jean Leising (R, Oldenburg) (image courtesy of Indiana Senate Republicans) Yet again, the state Senate wants to require students to learn cursive writing. Yet again, it will probably be killed by the state House. The Senate voted 39-to-11 to pass the bill, which has become...
(photo courtesy IMPD) IMPD detectives are asking for the public's help in locating a robbery suspect. The suspect entered the CVS Pharmacy in the 3400 block of West 16th Street around 10:45 a.m. Monday and handed a note to an employee at the pharmacy counter. The note reportedly...
House Ways and Means Chairman Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) House Republicans' budget is on the way to the Senate: Republicans passed their $31 billion two-year budget on a near-party-line vote. Ways and Means Chairman Tim Brown boasts the plan...
The test is officially shorter, but many students who have to take the ISTEP test won't start until next week. Marsha Jackson with the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation says schools will have a choice to start Wednesday, the first available day, but she says most...