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One potential candidate for governor needs to get through this year's elections first. Thomas McDermott Junior hasn't been mentioned much in gubernatorial discussions since announcing he'd run for a fourth term as mayor of Hammond. But he never ruled out back-to-back races, and...
Glenda Ritz (wibc.com file photo) Glenda Ritz's run for governor barely lasted two months. The state school superintendent announced late Friday afternoon that she would drop out of the race for the Democratic nomination for governor and would instead seek re-election as...
Some civic and design groups are working together to help make Indianapolis more of a walking city. The City of Indianapolis, Marion County Public Health Department and Health by Design partners are looking at transportation conditions, investments and procedures for ways to...
Governor Pence says he's willing to talk with legislators about the future of a BMV "convenience fee" for transactions processed by private contractors. If you register your car through the dealership, the private companies which process the transaction tack on a surcharge --...
The nation's jobless rate held steady in July. The unemployment rate stalled at 5.3% and added 215,000 jobs last month. Bankrate.com's Mark Hamrick says that simply shows that the economy didn't stumble nor accelerate last month. He says job gains have been enough to accommodate...
Gov. Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence (right) talk with 4-H members at the State Fair's opening ceremonies. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The 17-day run of the Indiana State Fair is underway. Governor Pence, First Lady Karen Pence and Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann...
Now that the first Republican Presidential debate in Cleveland is over, who won? Ball State Political Scientist Dr. Joseph Losco says choosing a "winner" among the Thursday night participants in the televised debate isn't so easy. He calls it "Round One in a fifteen round fight...
1) Fair Food Is delicious 2) Fair Food is extremely high In Calories ( Elephant Ear-719 calories, Funnel Cake-760 calories, Kettle Corn-1,200 calories) Fair food: Hard to resist, right? The State Fair isn’t the State Fair without all the tasty food. Most expect to kiss their...
An Indiana political scientist says the Republican debate in Cleveland is more about courting donors than just "the issues" or even "The Donald." Dr. Joseph Losco is Director of the Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State University. Losco says fundraisers are looking...