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The announcement came this afternoon as Greg Garrison hosted Gov. Mike Pence on his show. Governor Pence is calling on the Indiana Department of Health with the cooperation of the Attorney General's office to investigate whether any of the Planned Parenthood facilities in...
Indiana posted its second-highest surplus ever in the just-concluded fiscal year. The state ended the year with $2.1 billion in reserve. That's the highest figure in three years, and represents 14% of state spending. The surplus won't trigger Indiana's automatic tax rebate,...
An Indiana woman is one of four finalists in the "Do Us A Flavor" Lay's Potato Chip competition. Hailey Green from Noblesville submitted-- Southern Biscuits and Gravy. "She has a great appreciation for each locale's "homemade style," because it reminds her of her own childhood,...
Wednesday's announcement of a nine-year commitment from the FFA is Indy's first big score in the convention market since the religious-freedom controversy. But officials say they need more data before they can assess whether the RFRA storm has passed. Indianapolis Mayor Greg...
The State of Indiana is preparing to award millions of dollars in funding for Regional Cities Initiatives. An Indiana Economic Development Corporation committee has appointed strategic review committee members to look over claims that regions submit for state matching dollars...
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard has named a UIndy vice president the city's public safety director for the remainder of his term. David Wantz is a former police officer turned psychology professor. His duties at UIndy have included overseeing the university police and community...
FFA national adviser Steve Brown announces the return of the group's annual convention to Indianapolis. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis will host the national FFA convention for the next nine years. The FFA had moved the annual October gathering to Louisville in 2013...
An Indiana expert on Middle Eastern affairs says the Iran nuclear deal may be the best thing the United States has to keep Iran in check. Dr. Jamsheed Choksy is chairman of Indiana University's Department of Central Eurasian Studies. Dr. Choksy says the deal would give the...
Mark Leonard (image courtesy of IMPD) The jury took just three hours to come back with guilty verdicts on all 53 counts against Mark Leonard in the Richmond Hill Explosion trial. The criminal counts include felony murder and multiple counts of arson. Marion County Prosecutor...