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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...
The Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County is speaking out on the raid of the Carmel home of American Senior Communities CEO James Burkhart. Spokesman Curt Brantingham read a statement that says they've been assured that neither their corporation or its employees are...
A top Indiana drug counselor is warning parents about one of the newest ways kids are getting high. Scott Watson of Heartland Intervention says some young people are getting high by literally drinking hand sanitizer. Watson says some kids may not be able to get traditional...
A pharmacy technician has lost her license after she was accused of stealing prescription drugs from CVS while she worked for the company. Kendra Bridge of Greenwood was fired by CVS in July after the company says she admitted to stealing almost 15,000 pills from seven different...
Indiana's second tax amnesty is underway. The Department of Revenue is sending notices to 260,000 taxpayers with unpaid taxes dating back more than two years, offering to waive penalties and interest if they'll pay what they owe. Commissioner Andrew Kossack says the state has...