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A new report out today gives Indiana top grades for economic health. The American Legislative Exchange Council's "Rich States, Poor States" report ranks Indiana number three in the nation in terms of economic performance and outlook. That's up from number 24 two years ago. The...
Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland is in a hospital in New York after he and two woman were stabbed outside a nightclub. Police told reporters in New York there the stabbing took place just before 4:00am today outside the 1-Oak Club on West 17th Street - the Pacers are in New...
Exterminators were called to a movie theater on the city's northwest side following a weekend report of bedbugs. Managers of AMC Showplace Traders Point, located on 86th Street near Zionsville Road, confirmed Tuesday one theater was treated immediately after the problem was...
Cummins is getting ready for its big groundbreaking Thursday morning. That's when city and state leaders will officially kick off construction of Cummins' $30 million Indianapolis Distribution Headquarters at the old Market Square Arena site at New Jersey and Market. That's just...
Illinois' new Governor has thrown the latest punch in the "Business War" with Indiana. In an interview with the Editorial board of the Chicago Tribune, recently elected Republican Gov Bruce Rauner said he was going to "try to rip the economic guts out of Indiana". That statement...
The Senate election committee has voted to pass along HB 1003, which would create a study committee to look into the possibility of changing how the state goes about its redistricting process. The measure has already passed through the house. The bill specifically mentions the...
An energy efficiency plan requested by Governor Pence is on its way to his desk. The Senate has given final approval to a bill requiring electric utilities to submit conservation plans to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission every three years. Senate Utilities Chairman Jim...
The Senate has unanimously endorsed a first step toward "baby boxes" for abandoned newborns. Since 2000, Indiana has had a "safe haven" law allowing babies to be dropped off anonymously at hospitals or fire stations. The House has approved a bill to go a step further and allow...
Lawmakers will take more time to decide whether ISTEP should be replaced in schools, but teachers unions say a bill to do so was amended in a way that hurts organized labor. The bill (SB 566) had already passed the Senate, but it was amended by the House Education Committee to...