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Education board measures would curb Ritz's powers
Democratic Schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz said Wednesday she would have her lawyers review a pair of measures from the State Board of Education that would curb some of her powers as board chair.
Public can vote for Indiana State Fair singers
The public now can vote for their favorite among 78 young singers from around Indiana who are vying to perform at the Indiana State Fair.
FBI director names new top agent for Indiana
An FBI agent with extensive experience investigating terrorism has been named the special agent in charge of the bureau's Indianapolis Division.
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus
State health officials say mosquitoes in two northern Indiana counties have tested positive for the West Nile virus. The state health department said Wednesday that mosquitoes in Marshall and Pike counties were confirmed to have the virus. No cases of humans contracting it have been reported this year.
Cleanup work continues week after Indiana storm
Crews in a northern Indiana city are spending full days clearing downed trees and other debris more than a week after a strong storm hit the area.
Convicted child molester sentenced to 55 years in prison
A judge sentenced a man convicted of child molest and human trafficking to 55 years in prison Tuesday.
Riders call tallest waterslide scary, but worth it
Six weeks after the world's tallest waterslide was initially scheduled to open to the public, media members and local dignitaries took the first rides Wednesday on the Kansas City, Kansas, attraction.
- Judge stays gay marriage ruling INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has put on hold a judge’s order striking down Indiana’s gay marriage ban.The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago issued the stay order Friday. A judge had struck down Indiana’s prohibition on same-
- A higher calling in climate change fight INDIANAPOLIS -- A federal program to reduce carbon emissions has found fierce opposition among business and political leaders but is garnering support from a surprising source -- faith leaders who praise its eternal value. A coalition of believers wa
- TIF district changes, loss of funds worry cities SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Revenue from special tax districts originally created to help redevelop economically depressed areas will flow away from local governments in coming years under a new Indiana law that sets limits on the districts. The law app
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