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A Ball State University Professor is heading to Washington D.C. to push for "The New P-E." Assistant Physical Education Professor Kimberly Hurley says she's joining peers from 37 other states as part of SHAPE America's 7th annual Speak Out Day. Their goal is to get physical...
A man accused of stealing over $1 million intended for local veterans has been sentenced to prison. Acting U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler says 40-year-old Scott Gruber was sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of two counts of mail fraud and one count of...
Faith-based organizations with state contracts would be allowed to consider religion when hiring, under a bill headed for the Indiana House. Senators voted 39-11 for a bill allowing faith-based groups to require employees to adhere to the tenets of their religion, and to give...
Purdue President Mitch Daniels at the grand opening of Amazon@Purdue (Purdue University) Amazon has opened the company's first traditional pick-up and drop-off store in the country at Purdue University. Amazon@Purdue lets university students pickup online orders and drop-off...
They're currently the hottest jobs in Indiana. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development has released its list of the new Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs. The top ten are: registered nurse, k-12 teacher, truck driver, sales representative, general and operations manager, licensed...
(Photo of: Giordano's CEO Yorgo Koutsogiorgas) The nation's $37 billion pizza industry is heating up right here in Indiana. One of Chicago's best known pizza institutions is setting up shop in Indianapolis. Chicago-based Giordano's is celebrating the grand opening of its 50th...
What is being called a "freedom to teach" bill is on hold for the time being for what it's sponsor calls "fine tuning." The bill (HB 1009) was debated by the House Education Committee, though no vote was taken after committee chairman Rep. Bob Behning (R, Indianapolis) said he...
Legislators are moving to increase oversight over taxi companies and new ride apps like Uber. A Senate committee unanimously voted Tuesday to require insurance for cab and Uber drivers, and to disqualify drivers with convictions for violent felonies or reckless driving offenses...
For the second time in a week, a legislative committee took a step toward removing State Superintendent Glenda Ritz as chair of the State Board of Education. The Senate Rules Committee voted 7-to-4 along political party lines for the bill late Monday which its sponsor, Sen...