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Pence urges lawmakers to uphold tax bill veto
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence asked lawmakers Monday to refrain from handing him his first veto override.
Ritz orders independent analysis of ISTEP results
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz has hired an outside expert to determine the validity of ISTEP+ test scores of nearly 80,000 students who were kicked offline while taking the high-stakes standardized test.
Indianapolis archdiocese downsizing in southern Indiana
The archdiocese of Indianapolis says it will decrease the number of parishes in southern Indiana from 30 to 20 due to shifting populations in area communities.
Ivy Tech tuition up for military, state workers
Ivy Tech Community College says tuition for members of the military and Indiana state workers will increase about 7 percent next year.
Indiana fire deaths surge, already top 2012 total
Indiana's fire deaths have surged to 54 so far this year, giving the state more fire fatalities in just over five months than all of last year — a troubling increase the state's top fire official said Friday he's at a loss to explain.
Ivy Tech increases tuition more than 8 percent
The trustees of financially strapped Ivy Tech Community College have approved raising tuition by $5 per credit hour each semester for the next two years amid efforts to close a $68 million budget shortfall.
Police chief: Officer right to stun autistic woman
An officer who used a stun gun on a developmentally disabled woman during a confrontation acted appropriately when she stunned the woman, a northern Indiana police chief said. Portage Police Chief Troy Williams said Officer Flora Ryan
Indiana rolls back some 2010 Medicaid rate cuts
Gov. Mike Pence announced Wednesday he was undoing a series of Medicaid rate cuts that Indiana made while weathering the recession.
New law legalizes midwifery in Indiana
A new law taking effect July 1 will make Indiana the 28th state in the nation to legalize and regulate midwives who attend at-home births.
Indiana to lift decades-old ban on switchblades
For more than a half-century, the only legal access that most Hoosiers had to switchblades was viewing them in the hands of youthful hoodlums in movies such as “West Side Story” and “Rebel Without a Cause.” That’s soon to end.
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