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The election-year debate debate has begun -- this year, it's Baron Hill issuing the first challenge. The Senate nominee and former Democratic congressman is calling for four debates plus five town halls with Republican Todd Young and Libertarian Lucy Brenton. He says the varied...
Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) State school superintendent Glenda Ritz is raising the ante on Governor Pence's call to expand state-funded preschool. Indiana is one year into a five-county pilot program making preschool available...
The Postal Service has joined the celebration of Indiana's bicentennial with a dedication ceremony for an Indiana statehood stamp. The new Forever stamp shows a sunset over a cornfield in Milford in northern Indiana. Photographer Michael Matti was home on break from Indiana...
(INDIANAPOLIS) - While no human cases have been reported so far this year in Marion County, the Marion County Public Health Department did recently report the first mosquitoes of the season that tested positive for carrying West Nile virus. In fact, most people who become...
There's at least one man who will never forget President Obama's visit to Elkhart last week. Lester Townsend is 108-years-old, and he was able to meet Obama and shake his hand before Obama's speech on the economic recovery in Elkhart. In a video posted by the White House,...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--Even if you haven't been a victim of crime, you might know someone who has. Keeping you safe is the focus for IMPD, as they get ready to train a new class of recruits. Mayor Joe Hogsett also says he believes efforts by the police department will help keep...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--Wednesday was cool and very spring-like, but by the end of the week, you'll feel the hottest temperatures since last September. RTV6 Meteorologist Todd Klaassen says it will go up each day this week, reaching the upper 80s by Friday afternoon, withy extra...
INDIANAPOLIS - The first mosquitoes of the season have tested positive for the West Nile virus, the Marion County Health Department said Monday. No human cases of West Nile have been reported this year. Marion County didn't report its first human case of West Nile in 2015 until...
INDIANAPOLIS - The mother of a man found dead in the White River is hoping a monetary reward will help bring her son's killer to justice. Judith Howard reads the same poem every day. She says it provides some comfort following the death of her son, James Rice. It's been almost...