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State Fair visitors look over a selection of children's books from the "Books and Boots" program. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The Indiana National Guard is getting ready to launch a second year of helping Hoosier students learn to read. 120 Guardsmen volunteer an hour-and-a-...
The NCAA Division 1 Board of Directors has restructured how schools and conferences will govern themselves. A 16-2 vote adopted the model that the NCAA says is designed to give student-athletes a vote on when decisions are made. The number of conferences of the five largest...
The Center for Inquiry applauds a "settlement" in the dispute over marriage ceremonies performed by secular celebrants. But that appears to be a misunderstanding. The Indiana Attorney General's office says no settlement has been reached. Spokesman Bryan Corbin says the U.S...
Some engineering students from Indiana have found a way to use trash to build stronger houses in Haiti, if they can get funding for the project. The eight students as Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology researched Haiti as part of the school's summer Grand Challenge courses,...
Lutheran Health Network announced a major expansion in Fort Wayne today. The healthcare provider says its affiliate Shared Services Center Fort Wayne is expanding its business operations. They say the move will create up to 320 new jobs by 2017. Governor Mike Pence says the...
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard say Indiana will gain big if Congress re-authorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Jewell met with Brainard and toured Carmel area parks Thursday. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the fund. However...
The Hoosier Environmental Council is releasing a first-of-its kind study on what is being called "environmental injustices" facing northwest Indiana. The report focuses on Gary, East Chicago and Hammond. It is no surprise that the report found the communities have the highest...
Former Lawrence North basketball star Greg Oden, 26, was arrested early Thursday morning in northeast Marion County on two misdemeanor battery charges. Lawrence Police Department (LPD) investigators said just after 3:30 a.m., officers headed to the 7200 block of Maple Bluff...
Indianapolis police are investigating what appears to be the murder of a man near the downtown area. IMPD spokesman Rafael Diaz says someone called police after finding the man on the ground near Roosevelt Avenue and Valley Avenue just before 4:00am today. Diaz says the man had...