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State Superintendent Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com file photo) One day after hundreds of teachers rallied in support of State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, the Senate passed a bill that would remove her as chair of the State Board of Education. Some Republicans crossed over and voted...
Stacey Chasteen (photo courtesy RTV6) Indiana State Police arrested a former Greensburg Police chief Tuesday morning for allegedly stealing cash from the department's property room. Stacey Chasteen, 49, of Seymour faces one count of theft and one count of official misconduct,...
A bill that supporters say would save local governments money but detractors claim is another attack on organized labor is on its way to the full House. The bill (HB 1019) would repeal the law governing what's known as the common construction wage, which uses boards to set...
An Indiana immigration attorney says a federal judge's block Tuesday on President Obama's executive action on immigration isn't the end of the road. Angela Adams is Chair of the Indiana Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association in Indianapolis. She says they expect...
The House Education Committee meets to discuss ISTEP (image courtesy of Indiana General Assembly) State lawmakers took the first step in the reduction of the length of the ISTEP exam. The House Education Committee amended a physical education bill passed by the full Senate to...
Central Indiana's housing market is chugging at a healthy pace. That's according to the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors. MIBOR Spokesperson Claire Belby says closed sales in January were up 8.6% over January 2014 for the 13 county area that MIBOR tracks. Belby says...
Sun King and other small breweries are closer to being allowed to make more beer. The House Public Policy Committee passed a bill from Rep. Ed Clere (R, New Albany) that would allow craft beer brewers to triple the amount of beer they can make and sell within the state every...
Proposed legislation before the Indiana lawmakers would ban the sale of unsafe, used tires. Dan Zielinski with the Rubber Manufacturers Association says worn-out, damaged tires are known safety risks yet these unregulated tires are available for sale in nearly every state,...
(photo courtesy RTV6) Two civilians and one firefighter suffered slight injuries in a house fire Monday night on the city's near west side. Crews were called around 5:30 p.m. to a home in the 1300 block of Fall Creek Parkway East Drive and found heavy black smoke coming from the...