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Angie's List might be for sale, though the company isn't officially saying that. The Financial Times reported that the consumer review company has hired bankers to explore what were called "strategic options", a euphemism that usually means trying to find an interested buyer...
Steve Baker (at podium) of the Federal Trade Commission, with Attorney General Greg Zoeller (right) (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) The Attorney General wants to ask construction contractors to voluntarily register with the state, as part of a series of consumer protection...
(image courtesy of Purdue Agriculture) Just in time for fall, Indiana's pumpkin crop is a good one this year according to an expert from Purdue. "The good news for everyone is that there will be plenty of pumpkins," said Dan Egel (EE-guhl), a plant pathologist with the Southwest...
Indiana is below average for the well-being of girls according to a new report from the Girl Scouts. The annual study conducted by the Girl Scout Research Institute looks at several categories and ranks states on how well it believes girls are faring. "Out of the 50 states, we...
Ivy Tech has received a federal grant to help its new school of computing get off the ground. Ivy Tech opened its school of computing and informatics this fall, offering eight new degree programs to students at its campuses across the state. The $2.5 million grant is part of $...
Tony Stewart (wibc.com file photo) While NASCAR driver Tony Stewart says he deals every day with the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward, Jr., he says he has no doubt that it was caused by a tragic accident. The Columbus, Indiana native spoke to reporters on Monday from his...
Attorney General Greg Zoeller announces anti-public corruption legislation (wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Bills introduced in next year's legislative session will target public corruption, as well as attempt to provide protections for whistleblowers. The proposals come from the...
Deer hunting will soon take place at Eagle Creek Park. The Indianapolis Parks and Recreation Board unanimously approved a two-part plan to reduce the deer population, saying the deer are destroying many types of vegetation at Eagle Creek. Initially, the hunt will not be open to...
A plant only found in part of one Indiana county is now a federally-protected endangered species. Short's bladderpod "is in the mustard family and has small yellow flowers that will eventually produce rounded seed pods," said Mike Homoya, a botanist with the state's Department...