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House Speaker Brian Bosma (R, Indianapolis) (wibc.com file photo) ISTEP could be on its last legs, at least if the Speaker of the House gets his way. It isn't just that the latest news involving suspect scores on the standardized test that has ISTEP on the outs with Rep. Brian...
More school superintendents say last year's ISTEP should be ignored. The North Central Indiana School Study Council, a group of 25 school districts and their superintendents, says it appears ISTEP maker CTB knew that some scores were not accurate but did nothing to correct the...
A new survey out says 45% - nearly half - of all American adults have experienced sadness or depression around the winter holidays. Two in five adults also say they've seen close relatives suffering from sadness and depression especially in December. However, Dr. Christina Davis...
Indiana will build a new state mental hospital in Indianapolis. Construction on the 159-bed Neuro-Diagnostic Institute will begin in April on the campus of Community Hospital East, with the facility scheduled to open in 2018. It'll replace the 92-bed LaRue Carter Hospital, but...
If you are considering the thought of giving the gift of a pet this holiday season, remember to think carefully, because your good intentions could become the shelters problem. It is perhaps one of the most iconic American holiday images--the children anxiously running to the...
Three robberies and two campus warnings for IUPUI on Tuesday, as police are still searching for the men who carried out those robberies. The first happened around 3:15pm on Blake Street that led to a call from campus for people to take shelter and lock their doors--it was about...
(WIBC.com photo: Indiana Economic Development Commission) The Fort Wayne, South Bend and Evansville areas will receive state funding for regional development plans. Legislators created the Regional Cities Initiative this year at Governor Pence's request, dangling 42-million-...
A Marion County Jail inmate appears to have taken his own life. Thomas Cook, 35, was found unresponsive inside his cell at the jail just after 12:15pm Monday. Sheriff John Layton says Cook was resuscitated and taken to Eskenazi Hospital, but that he died shortly after midnight...
Dr. Haroon Qazi (WIBC.com photo) Hoosier Muslims are condemning both the terror attacks in Paris and California, and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from the U.S. in response. Carmel Senator Mike Delph (R) organized a statehouse news...