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Telecommunications companies are beginning a six-year push to make broadband connections more widely available in Indiana. Four percent of Indiana homes and businesses, mostly in rural areas in the southeast part of the state, still don't have broadband. Three telecom providers...
Ball State University Economist Dr. Mike Hicks says he doesn't think the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates Thursday. The so-called discount rate is the rate that the Federal Reserve sets on lending between banks - which affects everyone else's rates. Hicks says the...
(image courtesy of Indianapolis Monumental Marathon/Facebook) Indianapolis will soon have one major marathon on the calendar rather than two. The Monumental Marathon announced that it is acquiring the rights to the smaller Indianapolis Marathon, which takes place every year at...
Hundreds of law enforcement officers, loved ones and friends from across Indiana are remembering those who've died in the line of duty. They're gathering for the Indiana Fraternal Order of Police Law Enforcement Memorial Service at the west side of the Statehouse Wednesday...
This is National Indoor Plant Week. Indianapolis-based Engledow Group is getting in on the action by giving away free plants on Monument Circle Wednesday and giving advice on how to take care of indoor plants. Spokesman Eric Engledow says indoor plants help clean the air and...
An Indiana consumer group is reviewing Citizens Energy Group's request for a significant rate hike. The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor is preparing for its response to Citizen's petition that would raise the average residential bill by $6 per month beginning in...
A new corn disease has been discovered in Indiana, and it’s the first confirmed case in the country. The disease called "tar spot" is more commonly found in Mexico and Central America, but its presence in the Hoosier state should not cause any immediate problems. Kiersten Wise,...
Authorities in Johnson County announced a major drug bust Tuesday. Johnson County Prosecutor Bradley Cooper says they've served more than 50 felony arrest warrants and have arrested about 30 people so far for drug dealing. Cooper says this follows a year-long probe into heroin...
Carmel State Senator Mike Delph won't join the race for the U.S. Senate: Delph had been weighing a race for the seat being vacated by fellow Republican Dan Coats. He says in a statement he discussed the race with Coats directly, but says a campaign in 2016 would be too much of a...