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An online shopping hub for buying used cars is setting up a distribution center in Whitestown. Vroom.com plans to open a half-million-square-foot facility in Whitestown to store, recondition and ship used cars. Town manager Dax Norton notes Whitestown has turned into an e-...
National education leaders are cautioning Indiana to think through any attempt to replace ISTEP with a new test. Legislators have been reviewing whether switching to an off-the-shelf test would reduce the time students have to spend on exams. The Senate passed a bill this year...
Russia has launched airstrikes on Syria. It's further evidence of what an Indiana expert on the Middle East says is the latest power struggle between the United States and Russia. Indiana University Central Eurasian Studies Chairman Dr. Jamsheed Choksy says Syria is the focus of...
Another dog has had to be euthanized at Indianapolis Animal Care and Control for canine distemper, as shelter looks to adopt out more dog. The IACC last week announced that they were altering their intake procedures and waiving adoption fees. None of the adoptable animals have...
The second-ranking Republican in the Indiana House has resigned. News of Majority Leader Jud McMillin's (R-Brookville) resignation came in a one-sentence statement from Speaker Brian Bosma, who says the Brookville Republican is stepping down to focus on his family. McMillin...
West Lafayette Police Chief Jason Dombkowski displays his body camera to a legislative study committee. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indiana police agencies are taking diametrically opposite positions on the use of body cameras. West Lafayette Police Chief Jason Dombkowski...
We know that there is water on the surface of Mars. Now what? You may think that the discovery of water on Mars, including sometimes flowing water, means there has to be life there in some form that we will eventually find. Not necessarily. "This particular water is so salty,...
The skills gap and talent shortage in America are making things tough for Hoosier job recruiters. That's Good HR's Amber Crosby says they really began noticing the issue last Spring. Crosby says they see many job applicants with college degrees yet they lack appropriate skills...
Speedway's former fire chief won't serve any jail time for stealing $58,000 from the department. Mark Watson resigned last fall after town officials confronted him with charges of financial misconduct. He's already repaid the money an audit says he stole by diverting department...