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School bus drivers hold blowups of their repayment demand letters at a statehouse news conference. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indiana school bus drivers are asking legislators to excuse them from a demand to repay thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits. Indiana changed...
Governor Pence has ordered an outside agency to be brought in to help shorten this year's ISTEP. Pence told reporters he had signed an executive order to hire a contractor to recommend ways the Department of Education can reduce the length of the standardized test that 3rd...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo) As the Senate gets ready to discuss reinforcing the Indiana Constitution's religious conscience clause, Governor Pence is lending his support to the effort. Pence made a surprise appearance at a rally for what supporters call the "religious...
Here's another reason why you might want to think before you tweet. Twitter and Google have entered a partnership that will soon allow Google to log all tweets in its search engine. In other words, your tweets will show up on Google. Indianapolis internet culture expert Steven...
A coalition that feeds hungry Hoosiers is celebrating a milestone. Feeding Indiana's Hungry is marking its 10th anniversary. Nearly a dozen member food banks marked the milestone at the Indiana Statehouse Monday. Executive Director Emily Bryant says they served 66 million meals...
Two Indiana senators are backing legislation aimed at cracking down on meth abusers. State Senators Mike Young (R)-Indianapolis and Carlin Yoder (R)-Middlebury announced Senate Bill 536. Young says the measure will create a meth-offender block list and require courts to report...
An Indiana state senator wants to change the way U.S. senators are elected. Until the 17th Amendment was ratified in 1913, senators weren't elected directly, but by state legislatures. Charlestown State Senator Jim Smith says the idea was to make senators responsive to their...
A growing coalition is hoping that a hash-tag will save the integrity of the Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction. The Indiana House could vote today, to remove Glenda Ritz as head of the State Board of Education, but a twitter movement launched by a group including...
An Anderson woman was killed Friday afternoon in a crash in Boone County. The Boone County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened around 4:15 p.m. on State Road 47 near County Road 1200 East. A Sheriff's spokesman says for unknown reasons, a van driven by 78-year-old Larry...