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Governor Mike Pence is making his case to lawmakers for more DCS funding after a report outlined several recommendations for improvement. The report, commissioned by the Indiana Department of Child services, found that the department was lacking in several areas--especially when...
St. Patrick's Day was unlucky for a young man in South Bend who not only lost a keg of beer, he also wasn't old enough to drink it. State Excise Police were alerted when they saw a keg of beer fall out of the bed of a pickup truck after its tailgate gave way, the keg rolled down...
The American Red Cross of Greater Indiana will soon have a new headquarters. Indianapolis city and civic leaders broke ceremonial ground on a three-acre parcel of land at 1550 North Meridian Street Wednesday. The site will home to the Red Cross' $8 million, state-of-the-art,...
Daren Wendell near the canal in downtown Indy as his run passed through (image courtesy of Facebook) He is making his way through Indiana this week, a man running across the country to help bring clean water to Ethiopia. Daren Wendell is no stranger to Indiana, having previously...
A new report out says the state could raise billions of dollars if lawmakers extended a consumer services tax. Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute President John Ketzenberger says including a tax on the purchase of services would increase Indiana's tax base by more than 85% and...
Indiana is moving rapidly toward becoming the latest state to ban powdered alcohol: Federal approval of powdered vodka, rum and cocktails didn't stop an Indiana House committee from voting unanimously to ban the product's sale in Indiana: Public Policy Chairman Tom Dermody says...
Kids in Indiana will stand up to Big Tobacco on March 18 as they join thousands of young people nationwide for the 20th annual Kick Butts Day Organizers describe it as a day of empowerment that aims to not only educate kids and parents about tobacco, but also give them...
It’s not looking good for the city of Kokomo after the Indiana Department of Homeland Security filed an official response to their lawsuit over construction of the Kokomo Municipal Baseball Stadium. The response maintains that Kokomo used federals funds to purchase land and...
A bill that would ban the production and sale of products that contain microbeads in Indiana is headed to the governor's desk after final approval from the house lawmakers. The bill, authored by Rep. Pat Bauer defines a "microbead" as a spherical object that is five millimeters...