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Soccer is coming to Kokomo. Mayor Greg Goodnight and MKE Sports & Entertainment announced Monday that Kokomo Municipal Stadium has become host to the Premier Development League's 65th soccer team. Next May will kick off the as of yet unnamed team's inaugural season in Kokomo...
One of Indiana's top agriculture experts is taking to the national stage. Indiana Farm Bureau President Don Villwock is retiring at the end of this year, but he's also campaigning for the presidency of the American Farm Bureau. The election is slated for January 12th at the AFB'...
Republicans have their first candidate for state school superintendent in next year's election. Dawn Wooten is an adjunct English instructor at IPFW, Indiana Tech and the University of Saint Francis. She accuses Democratic incumbent Glenda Ritz and the Department of Education of...
Starting next year, you will have three extra months to apply for financial aid for college. President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan are officially announcing the changes in Iowa at a town hall, a lead in for an annual bus tour for Duncan that will bring him to...
Gas prices across the nation are more than a buck lower than this time last year. The nationwide average price for a gallon of regular unleaded has fallen 27 cents in the past three weeks. AAA Hoosier Motor Club Spokesman Greg Seiter cites very low crude oil prices, lower...
After a year of struggling to bring an HiV epidemic under control, the city of Austin is confronting a problem of police manpower. Austin has six officers for a city of 4,300. Police say federal standards suggest the city should have twice that much manpower. Mayor Doug Campbell...
Despite the fast-paced housing market in Central Indiana, the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors says there are specific reasons why some homes don't sell very quickly. MIBOR Spokesperson Claire Belby says it usually comes down to four factors: price, condition,...
Indianapolis fire crews battled a fire in two vacant houses near Interstate 65. The fire was near 30th and Dr. Martin Luther King streets. The fire broke out around 5 a.m., and was under control about an hour later. Around 12 fire trucks were on the scene of the fire. The damage...
Senate Republicans plan another largely symbolic vote this week on the nuclear deal with Iran, but the agreement is now poised to take effect. Indiana Senator Dan Coats joined all congressional Republicans in vocally opposing the Iran deal. He contends the agreement removes all...