Archive for September 2014

September 1, 2014

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Social Class Impacts Children’s Educational Outcomes

A study reveals students from working class families don't get as much attention from teachers as those in the middle class.

September 1, 2014

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IHSAA Considering State Basketball Tournament Changes

The IHSAA will vote on proposed changes to the state basketball tournament Oct. 2.

September 1, 2014

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Legislature Begins Process Of Creating Statewide Water Plan

A study committee is meeting after the Indiana Chamber released a report last month detailing the need for a statewide water management plan.

September 1, 2014

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Asian Longhorned Beetle Threatens Indiana’s Trees

The tree-destroying species has been spotted near Indiana, but experts say reporting signs of the insect can lead to eradication.

September 1, 2014

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How New Passenger Rail Manager Plans To Improve Service

Officials at Corridor Capital, which is taking over management of the Hoosier State Line, are outlining their plans to improve service.

September 1, 2014

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Indiana Landmarks Pushing to Preserve Two Indy Buildings

The president of Indiana Landmarks says the old Union Station and the Crawford's Bakery site, both in Indianapolis, need to be preserved.

September 1, 2014

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Mimi's House

Mimi’s House, A Meeting Place For Early Advocates Of I-69

This historic mansion in Daviess County was a meeting place for early advocates of I-69.

September 2, 2014

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Indiana Supreme Court To Hear Right To Work Lawsuit

Two lawsuits challenge Indiana's law that bars unions from requiring employees pay union dues.

September 2, 2014

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New Baseball Team Coming To Kokomo

The unnamed team will be the third Prospect League team in Indiana including the Richmond RiverRats and the Terre Haute REx.

September 2, 2014

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DNR To Allow Cross Sculpture In State Park

A secular group has warned the Department of Natural Resources that allowing the sculpture in a state park could be a violation of the U.S. constitution.

September 2, 2014

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Appeals Court Upholds Indiana’s Right To Work Law

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling comes two days before the Indiana Supreme Court hears a case challenging the law.

September 2, 2014

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Colts Owner Jim Irsay Suspended Six Games, Fined $500,000

Jim Irsay cannot attend NFL games until October 9 because after he pleaded guilty to impaired driving.

September 2, 2014

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IDOE Asks State Board To Change Flanner House A-F Grade

The State Board of Education wants to change Flanner House Elementary School's letter grade from an A to "No Grade."

September 2, 2014

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Cooperation Key In Developing Statewide Water Plan

A legislative study committee, tasked with studying the need for a statewide water plan, met for the first time today.

September 2, 2014

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Around sixty trees are broken off at east side of Bloomington by the storm on Tuesday morning.

Storm Causes Damage To Trees, Houses In Bloomington

A severe storm swept across the east side of Bloomington last night, leaving dozens of trees uprooted and a few houses damaged.

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