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Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett (WIBC.com file photo) Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett has announced three high-level appointments to his administration, including a former lieutenant governor. Kathy Davis will serve in a newly-created post with no formal title,...
Indiana says companies pledged more than 26,000 new jobs in the state in 2015. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation says it closed deals with more than 300 companies this year, averaging 82 new jobs each. President Jim Schellinger credits the state's workforce, strong...
In just two weeks, a coalition of businesses supporting LGBT rights has more than doubled in size. One of the biggest addition to Indiana Competes came on Wednesday, when the NCAA national office announced that it would be part of the group pushing for greater civil rights for...
Police have confirmed that the threat that closed down Plainfield and Danville Schools originated from the same social media account. The decisions to close the schools came just hours apart with Plainfield making the decision after a social media account posted a very specific...
(image courtesy of Facebook/Danville High School) Two students were arrested for death threats to school mates at Danville High School, and threats subsequently led to classes at all Danville Schools being canceled for the day. Both of the students arrested were boys. Earlier on...
There will be no classes at any schools in Plainfield on Thursday. Plainfield Police are investigating a threat made toward Plainfield High School, and the Plainfield Community School Corporation said in a brief statement to parents and students that it decided to cancel classes...
Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett speaks at the Bingham Greenebaum Doll Legislative Conference Indianapolis Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett is reinforcing a pledge to seek bipartisanship when he takes office in two weeks. Indy's first Democratic mayor in eight years has already reappointed...
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...