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Purdue's INSPIRE Research Institute has released their annual guide of engineering and STEM focused gifts. The hope is that the guide will help parents and adults pick gifts this holiday season that will encourage boys and girls to engage in thinking and design, and maybe one...
(image courtesy of Planned Parenthood of Indiana/Kentucky) Security measures are being reviewed at Planned Parenthood clinics in Indiana following the fatal shooting in Colorado last week. The Planned Parenthood office in downtown Indianapolis says it’s seen an increase in...
The State Health Department and the Department of Environmental Management met with residents in Johnson County last night to announce they did not find enough evidence to link cases of child cancer around the Franklin into a cancer cluster. ISDH officials say they studied...
12 days of global warming talks are underway in Paris. A widely expected agreement out of Paris would be the first global action on climate change since the Kyoto Protocol 20 years ago. Indiana University public and environmental affairs professor David Konisky says the cuts in...
Cyber Monday means a burst of activity at Amazon's four Indiana shipping centers. With fulfillment centers in Indy, Whitestown, Plainfield and Jeffersonville, Indianapolis-area Amazon customers have two new shipping options not everyone has. Indy is one of 16 metro areas where...
A meting to discuss the outcome of a community requested cancer cluster investigation is happening tonight in Johnson County. The Indiana State Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management will be on hand for tonight's meeting. They are looking to talk...
Legislators are looking to slam the brakes on rising electric costs. 10 years ago, industrial electric bills in Indiana were the sixth-lowest in the U-S. They've risen by two-thirds since then and now rank 26th. House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) says it's starting to...
Fantasy football is alive and well in Indiana, but legislators may seek legal protections for players. New York's attorney general has asked a judge to declare fantasy-league sites like DraftKings and FanDuel illegal gambling. Terre Haute Representative Alan Morrison says he's...
A discussion of how to bring Indiana's meth trade under control will include not only a long-running prescription debate, but consideration of harsher sentences for meth cooks. Meth dealers currently face anywhere from one to 30 years in prison, with the specific range depending...