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The state program to promote locally-grown products has its first retail partner. Marsh will display the "Indiana Grown" logo in printed circulars and on social media, and will set aside kiosks for Indiana foods in 50 Hoosier stores. Chief merchandising officer Dave Kuncl says...
(image courtesy of Facebook/Exodus Refugee Immigration) Hundreds of refugees are re-settled in the Indianapolis area each year, but that number could go up now that the U.S. will take in more refugees from Syria. The Obama administration announced that the U.S. would take in 10,...
Ivy Tech Community College President Tom Snyder has announced plans to retire. Snyder received a transitional contract from the college's board of trustees that will allow him to step down a year before his current contract ends. “When I joined Ivy Tech Community College in 2007...
Indianapolis' Emergency Medical Services Chief says about half of all crime suspects and/or victims have some form of mental health challenges or struggles. Given that, Dr. Charles Miramonti says addressing the issue involves more funding for mental health care and counseling...
New research shows that immigrants are playing a vital role in the growth of the Indiana and the national economy. Indianapolis-based Pros Consulting Inc. has found that the foreign-born population will double in Marion County alone by 2023. Pros Consulting is a management...
City-County Councillor Jack Sandlin (R) (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) An Indianapolis city-county councillor is the first entry into the race for an open state Senate seat. Republican Jack Sandlin is running for the seat being vacated by Greenwood Republican Brent Waltz, who's...
Freedom Indiana campaign manager Chris Paulsen (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The group which led the fight to block a gay marriage ban in Indiana is gearing up to lobby for an anti-discrimination law next year. Freedom Indiana plans to deploy organizers across the state to rev...
Congress is back in session for the march toward adjournment for the year. The House and Senate's first week back will be consumed by debate over the nuclear deal with Iran, although Senate Democrats are expected to block a final vote in the Senate. But Congress has until...
Fire crews are at St. Monica's Catholic Church on the city's northwest side. Crews from both the Indianapolis Fire Department and Pike Township Fire Department are battling the fire. The church is connected to a school -- the St. Monica Catholic School. Wednesday's classes have...