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A top Indiana Middle East expert says removing Bashar al-Assad remains one of the best ways to address the Syrian refugee crises. Indiana University's Dr. Jamsheed Choksy says millions of Syrians will continue to flee their homeland bound for Europe and other places unless the...
Cummins in Columbus, among the businesses pushing for the LGBT anti-discrimination law (image courtesy of Cummins) Another Indiana city could approve civil rights protections for gays and lesbians this evening. The Columbus City Council is scheduled to take a final vote tonight...
An appeals court ruling that Marion County's system of electing judges is illegal leaves unanswered the question of what will replace it. For 40 years, Marion County has allowed Democrats and Republicans to each nominate half the year's Superior Court candidates, all but...
An Indiana based broadcasting company is selling its TV and Radio stations in a move that will make some waves in markets across the state. Schurz Communications announced on Monday that they have reached a deal to sell roughly two dozen TV and Radio stations to Gray Television...
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...