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A distinct honor for a former Indiana governor. Fortune Magazine has put Purdue University President Mitch Daniels on its 2015 list of The World's 50 Greatest Leaders. The former Indiana governor comes in at number 41 on the list. The very diverse list also includes Apple head...
An Indianapolis minister says it's time for the entire state of Indiana to get serious about urban violence. Rev. Charles Ellis of the Ten Point Coalition says the state needs to take more of a holistic approach to tackling crime. He says crime and violence are public health...
February unemployment numbers are out for Indiana. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development reports that Indiana's jobless figure dropped one-tenth of a percent from 6.0% in January to 5.9% in February. Spokesman Joe Frank says the state's economy added 1,700 new jobs led...
Governor Mike Pence declared a public health emergency for Scott County on Thursday with more than 70 cases of HIV confirmed as part of a recent spread. Part of the declaration included the implementation of a temporary needle exchange program, which is otherwise banned by state...
IMPD, the Marion County Prosecutor and U.S. Attorney's Office have busted up a massive, multi-million dollar, interstate, drug trafficking operation with a deep channel to Arizona. Metro Police Chief Rick Hite, Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry and U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler...
In a picture Tweeted by Micah Clark of the American Family Association, he & Eric Miller stand behind Governor Pence as he signs RFRA (image courtesy of Twitter) In defending the religious freedom law he signed, Governor Pence said the media are part of the reason people...
Indiana's two racetrack casinos could hire live dealers to operate table games under a Senate proposal -- but not for six years. A Senate committee is expected to vote Monday on an attempt to finesse Governor Pence's reported opposition to live dealers at the racinos. By...
Gov. Mike Pence (WIBC.com file photo) Governor Pence is authorizing a needle exchange program in Scott County as part of an emergency declaration to control an outbreak of the virus that causes AIDS. Scott County has 79 HiV cases -- 16 times its usual total for a full year, and...
A new report says Purdue University is tops when it comes to STEM students. The report by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations says Purdue is now first in the nation for public institutions...