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April 1, 2015

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Mayor Sue Murray

Ask The Mayor: Greencastle’s Sue Murray

Mayor Murray talks about how the Religious Freedom Restoration Act affects smaller, more rural cities in Indiana.

April 1, 2015

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RFRA rally

What The 2016 Hopefuls Are Saying About RFRA

Would-be candidates on the GOP side mostly defended the law.

April 1, 2015

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Private Colleges Under Scrutiny For Financial Responsibility

Schools on the list may face delays or a stop to student loan payments from the federal government.

April 1, 2015

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Indiana Statehouse

Celebs, CEOs Voice Opposition To ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

A growing number of celebrities, organizations and CEOs have publicly come out against the state's recently passed Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

April 1, 2015

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RFRA Rally

RFRA: Sorting Fact From Fiction From Politics

Supporters say Indiana's law is similar to the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act passed in 1993.

April 1, 2015

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First Church Of Cannabis Legally Recognized In Indiana

Cannabis churches exist in other states, such as Colorado, where some marijuana use is legal.

April 1, 2015

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Two Ind. Colleges Help Undocumented Students Pay For School

Wabash and Holy Cross Colleges in Indiana are creating new scholarships for undocumented students.

April 1, 2015

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Hoosier State Ranks Low For Individual Well-Being

The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index has consistently found the Hoosier State to be among the worst for individual well-being.

April 1, 2015

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Firefighters with the Bloomington Fire Department responded to a fire at The Village Deli in January.

Bloomington’s Village Deli Will Re-Open In Three Weeks

The assistant manager at Bloomington's Village Deli says they hope to re-open the restaurant on April 17.

April 2, 2015

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Columbus Republican Mayoral Candidates Debate For Primary

The two Republican candidates debated Wednesday night in a packed lecture hall at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus.

April 2, 2015

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House Committee Votes To Expand Indiana Death Penalty

The Senate responded to last year's murder in a Purdue classroom with a bill allowing the death penalty for shootings in schools or during worship services.

April 2, 2015

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Brian Bosma

GOP Says RFRA Fix Is Coming

House Republicans spent more than four hours Wednesday in private caucus meetings.

April 2, 2015

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Gov. Pence Signs RFRA Clarification

The change specifies that RFRA cannot be used to discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

April 2, 2015

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Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is the law in Indiana, but will the changes satisfy critics? And how Indiana’s law is different than the federal one.

April 2, 2015

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Senate Committee Changes School Transformation Zone Bill

A Senate committee amended the transformation zone bill, almost eliminating the transformation zone model from the language.

April 3, 2015

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Samuel Sallee Sentenced To Life Without Parole

The now 57-year-old was found guilty earlier this year in the Mother's Day 2013 quadruple homicide that took place in Waynesville.

April 3, 2015

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Pro-RFRA Pizza Shop Owners Shut Down, Supporters Donate

Crystal and Kevin O'Conner say they received threats from across the country, but they've also garnered support, including over $500,000 in donations so far.

April 3, 2015

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Southeastern Indiana HIV Outbreak Was Years In The Making

Health officials say they've known there was a drug problem in Scott County for at least the past decade.

April 3, 2015

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State Budget Leaders Continue Push For National Assessment

Senate Bill 566 continues to move through the legislature, despite State Board of Education moves to keep the ISTEP+.

April 3, 2015

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Even With Fix, Some Worry RFRA Will Still Impact Tourism

As Final Four weekend begins, some say the perception the legislation gave of Indiana will still hurt businesses.

April 3, 2015

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Prescribed Burns Could Help Indiana Nature Preserves

The Fisher Oak Savanna Preserve was recently the site of what is known as a prescribed fire.

April 3, 2015

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Gov. Pence speaks at a podium at a press conference.

Video: Watch Indiana Newsdesk’s RFRA Special

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is the law in Indiana, but will the changes satisfy critics? And how Indiana’s law is different than the federal one.

April 3, 2015

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Brian Bosma

RFRA Recap In 4 Minutes

The state legislature changed RFRA to make it clear the law could not be used to discriminate against people because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

April 6, 2015

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Indy Officials Say Final Four Weekend Was A Success

Despite the recent controversy surrounding Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, planners say the events went off without a hitch.

April 6, 2015

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Two Months Later, An Update On HIP 2.0

The FSSA says they've received over 140,000 applications and over 81 percent of them were filled out online.

April 6, 2015

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Fecal Transplant Shown To Help Patients Avoid Risky Surgery

Close to 30,000 people are dying each year from Clostridium difficile, also called C. diff, a bacteria that’s often resistant to antibiotics and hard to treat.

April 6, 2015

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Hoosier National Forest Proceeds With Prescribed Burns

The annual burn aims to promote biodiversity within the forest.

April 6, 2015

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INDOT, FRA Reach Deal To Keep Hoosier State Line Running

The line, which has faced several threats of closure in recent months, was set to cease operation at the end of this month if a deal wasn’t reached.

April 6, 2015

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Larry Bucshon

AED Devices Now Accessible Throughout Greene County

Heart attack victims can be saved through the use of automated external defibrillators, devices that are now accessible throughout Greene County.

April 6, 2015

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Rolling Stone published the results of the investigation by Columbia School of Journalism.

Rolling Stone Errors Could Deter Reporting Of Sexual Assault

An investigative look into the Rolling Stone article published in November about a rape on the University of Virginia campus revealed several errors.

April 6, 2015

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Post-RFRA, Tourism Officials Must Now Fix The State’s Image

Visit Indy Vice President Chris Gahl says some travelers said they were worried the new law would permit discrimination.

April 7, 2015

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Bloomington Commission Approves Super-TIF

The new, big TIF will allow the city to take on larger plans and be more flexible when it comes to distributing tax dollars for economic development projects.

April 7, 2015

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Flood Warnings Could Extend Through Next Week

Flooding will persist through the week of April 12 in southern Indiana.

April 7, 2015

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AIDS United AmeriCorps Dispatched To Help With HIV Outbreak

Volunteers will help with HIV testing in the region, where positive cases of HIV continue to grow.

April 7, 2015

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Construction On S.R. 37 In Martinsville Will Begin Friday

Weather permitting, pavement repairs along State Road 37 in Martinsville will begin Friday at 7 p.m. and continue through the summer months.

April 7, 2015

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Construction

Senate Committee Furthers Common Construction Wage Repeal

An amendment added in committee would require contractors to have training programs and liability insurance, and it bars them from paying employees in cash.

April 7, 2015

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adoption

Adoption Records Bill Officially Dead

The bill stalled in a house committee last month and is being bumped as the legislative session nears its end.

April 7, 2015

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Cities Pass Human Rights Ordinances In Response To RFRA

In response to RFRA, community leaders across Indiana are updating ordinances to make sure people can’t be discriminated against based on sexual orientation.

April 8, 2015

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E-Liquid Regulations Bill Passes Senate

The legislation would impose bottling and labeling requirements, including the use of child-proof safety caps, and require stringent security measures.

April 8, 2015

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Pence’s Balanced Budget Amendment Survives Committee Vote

The amendment would prohibit the state from spending more in its budget than it's expected to collect in taxes.

April 8, 2015

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New Energy Efficiency Program On Its Way To Pence’s Desk

The Senate has given final approval to a bill requiring utilities to submit conservation plans to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission every three years.

April 8, 2015

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Calculating Taxes Up And Down

State Tax Revenues More Than $100 Million Below Projections

Indiana revenues have missed the mark seven out of the last nine months, with March collections coming in about $18 million below expectations.

April 8, 2015

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Universities around Indiana are responding to the religious freedom bill passed last week. (Photo Credit: Barbara Harrington/WTIU News)

Indiana’s Reputation Post-RFRA Reaches Potential Students

As the decision deadline approaches, students considering college in Indiana are weighing the potential implications of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

April 8, 2015

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Ryan White and mother Jeanne

HIV Threat Is Still Very Real 25 Years After Ryan White

Kokomo-native Ryan White became the face of HIV in the 1980s, spreading awareness about the largely misunderstood disease.

April 8, 2015

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Indiana Dunes near Mt. Baldy

House Approves Emergency Plan For Contaminated Water

The legislation requires owners of above ground storage tanks that are near a public water source to report what’s in those tanks — such as hazardous chemicals.

April 8, 2015

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The virus can be spread through secretions or direct contact between animals.

Midwest Cases Of Canine Influenza Spark Concern In Indiana

No cases of the virus have been recorded in Indiana, but a local veterinarian explains the symptoms and prevention.

April 8, 2015

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Severe Weather

Wednesday Weather: Storm Reports, Watches Expire Early

A flash flood watch is also in effect until Thursday evening for most of central Indiana due to the continued threat of heavy rain.

April 9, 2015

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Indiana performed poorly in the 2014 midterm election with only 27.8% of the voting-eligible population participating.

New Report Examines Indiana’s Civic Health

A new report on civic health finds that Indiana performed well in family interaction, but fell behind other states when it comes to voter turnout.

April 9, 2015

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Central Indiana Getting New 463 Area Code

Central Indiana is running out of 317 area codes phone numbers.

April 9, 2015

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State Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville (Photo Credit: Kyle Stokes/StateImpact Indiana)

Senate Echoes House In Constructing Education Budget

The budget proposed by the Senate Appropriations Committee looks similar to a House version released last month, with a few key changes to school funding.

April 9, 2015

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Superintendent Glenda Ritz appears at a rally on her behalf at the statehouse in February. (Photo Credit: Gretchen Frazee/WTIU)

Bill To Change State Board Chairmanship Still Alive

A measure to change leadership on the State Board of Education now moves to the full House for a vote.

April 9, 2015

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Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Will the fierce debate over RFRA change the minds of high school seniors about where to go to college? Plus, inside Assembly Hall's $40 million makeover.

April 9, 2015

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Indiana Statehouse

Senate Budget Alters Community Corrections Allocation

Community corrections funding in the Senate Republican budget proposal is lower than the House's, but budget architect Luke Kenley says it’s the right number.

April 9, 2015

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Senate Proposes $2M To Boost Indiana’s Image Post-RFRA

Lawmakers hope to restore Indiana's reputation after receiving criticism during the debate over the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

April 9, 2015

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More Of Indiana’s Honeybees Survive The Winter

A Purdue University investigation found that about 29 percent of Indiana’s honeybees died off this past winter.

April 9, 2015

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Carr has more than 30 years of military service, including two decades with the Indiana National Guard.

Pence Names Courtney Carr Head Of Indiana National Guard

General Carr began his career in 1983 as an Army officer from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

April 9, 2015

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Gaming Bill Gets Senate Approval, Will Head Back To House

The Senate Thursday approved a wide-ranging bill aimed at helping the state’s gaming industry stay afloat in an increasingly competitive market.

April 9, 2015

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Severe Weather

WEATHER UPDATES: Severe Storms Expected Friday Morning

A flash flood watch is also in effect until Friday morning for most of south-central Indiana due to the continued threat of heavy rain.

April 10, 2015

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Inspiring Basketball Player Lauren Hill Dies Of Cancer

The 19-year-old, who played for Mt. St. Joseph's women's basketball team, was battling brain cancer.

April 10, 2015

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House vs. Senate: A Comparison Of School Funding Formulas

The Senate released its version of the school funding formula, which differs slightly from the House's version.

April 10, 2015

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Indianapolis and the White River

Volunteers Will Help In Annual White River Cleanup Saturday

The annual cleanup event will take place on the river banks.

April 10, 2015

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Indiana State Police Exploring Body Camera Pilot Program

The biggest considerations for ISP are maintenance of body cameras and affordability.

April 10, 2015

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Indiana Statehouse

Statehouse Update: Common Construction Repeal, Gaming Bill

With the end of session rapidly approaching, lawmakers this week faced a deadline to advance bills out of committee.

April 10, 2015

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Behind The Scenes At Assembly Hall’s $35 Million Renovation

Indiana athletic officials say Assembly Hall has the greatest home court advantage in college basketball and they want to preserve that.

April 10, 2015

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Assembly Hall Lobby

Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” April 10, 2015

Will the fierce debate over RFRA change the minds of high school seniors about where to go to college? Plus, inside Assembly Hall's $40 million makeover.

April 11, 2015

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A Look Back At IU’s Last NCAA Basketball Championship

In our History Through Headlines segment we remember the Hoosiers last NCAA championship in 1987.

April 11, 2015

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Number Of HIV Cases In Southeastern Indiana Breaks 100

The HIV outbreak is the result of residents in Scott County sharing dirty needles for IV drug use.

April 11, 2015

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Roudebush Clinic Manager Resigns Over Controversial E-mails

The woman who was criticized for the emails she sent that some say mocked veteran suicides quit Tuesday.

April 13, 2015

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Updated: Megabus Crash On I-65 Leaves 19 Injured

Indiana State Police say none of the injuries are life threatening.

April 13, 2015

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Construction

Rally Today Against Repeal Of Common Construction Wage Law

The Indiana General Assembly plans a vote this week on the bill.

April 13, 2015

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Adoption Bill Dies, Author Blames Pence Administration

The Pence administration expressed concerns about the bill, noting it would be difficult to contact all affected birth parents to notify them of the change.

April 13, 2015

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Indiana Farmers are hoping to get back benefits from the government.

Rainy Weather Delays Crops, But Agronomists Say Not To Worry

Purdue agronomy professor Robert Nielsen says historical data doesn’t show a strong correlation between planting dates and crop yields.

April 13, 2015

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The representatives introducing the resolution say there need to be national protections for LGBT people against discrimination.

Congress Introduces Resolution For LGBT Protections

Rep. Andre Carson, D-Indiana, has proposed a congressional resolution expressing the need for LGBT anti-discrimination protections.

April 13, 2015

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Submit Your Questions For Our Democratic Mayoral Debate

On April 23, Indiana Newsdesk hosts a live debate between Bloomington Democratic mayoral candidates John Linnemeier, John Hamilton, and Darryl Neher.

April 13, 2015

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Mark Kruzan Office

Submit Your Questions For Bloomington’s ‘Ask The Mayor’

We're on our way to visit with Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan for Wednesday's show. Submit your questions now!

April 13, 2015

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Construction Workers Rally Against Common Wage Repeal

More than 2,000 predominantly union workers and contractors gathered to oppose a bill repealing the common wage law.

April 13, 2015

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High-Fenced Hunting Bill Amended To Limit Preserves

The bill would only allow four high-fenced hunting preserve permits to be issued at once.

April 13, 2015

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Indiana Hires National PR Firm To Bolster Image After RFRA

The state has signed an initial agreement with the national public relations firm Porter Novelli.

April 14, 2015

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Update: Bloomington Plan Commission Approves Mall Expansion

The expansion includes plans for a grocery store, retailers and restaurants.

April 14, 2015

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Second Life

Virtual Land Scam Of Morgan County Resident Leads To Arrest

A Morgan County woman was scammed out of $50,000 with the promise that it would be used to buy land in the online game Second Life.

April 14, 2015

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HIV Outbreak Numbers Have Yet To Taper, Health Officials Say

The governor's 30-day executive order, which declared a public health emergency in the area, is set to expire April 25, but the emergency could be extended.

April 14, 2015

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Rep. Todd Young Raises $400K While Considering Senate Bid

Rep. Young is one of several politicians considering running for Sen. Dan Coats' seat in 2016.

April 14, 2015

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Hoosiers Have Until April 30 To Avoid Health Insurance Fines

The federal government is giving Americans another chance to get coverage through the federal health insurance marketplace.

April 14, 2015

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Has RFRA hurt Pence's reputation?

Poll: Pence’s Approval Ratings Suffering Post-RFRA

Numbers from the largest LGBT advocacy group say RFRA left a sour taste in potential voters' mouths...But experts say to take the data with a grain of salt.

April 14, 2015

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Senate Republicans rejected an attempt Tuesday to stall efforts to eliminate the stateâs common construction wage.

Senate GOP Rejects Attempts To Amend Common Wage Repeal

Sen. John Broden, D-South Bend, offered an amendment to the bill aimed at killing the issue this year.

April 14, 2015

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Glenda Ritz

Bill To Change State Board And Remove Ritz Passes House

Senate Bill 1 would change the makeup of the State Board of Education, removing the state superintendent as chair and letting the board choose its own chair.

April 14, 2015

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Bill Regulating High-Fenced Deer Hunting Defeated Again

The Senate voted down the measure that would have imposed restrictions while officially sanctioning some high-fenced hunting preserves.

April 15, 2015

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Mark Kruzan Office

Ask The Mayor: Bloomington’s Mark Kruzan

Mayor Kruzan answers questions on statehouse legislation and talks about the top item on his desk right now.

April 15, 2015

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Budget Amendments On LGBT Civil Rights, School Bus Ads

Republicans rejected more than a dozen Democratic amendments, including proposals to alter education funding and increase money for public mass transit.

April 15, 2015

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Academic Health Center Rendering

New Hospital Complex To Be Built On Bloomington’s East Side

IU Health Bloomington Hospital plans to move to Indiana University's technology park as part of a partnership with the university.

April 15, 2015

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Angie’s List CEO Stepping Down, Will Remain On Company Board

Oesterle worked with the company for 20 years, serving as chair for more than 15 years.

April 15, 2015

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5 Things You Need To Know About The New IU Health Hospital

The project is a major endeavor and much of the plan is not finalized, but there is still plenty of information to take in right now.

April 15, 2015

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Dunbar-Pulaski Academic & Career Academy, Gary, Indiana. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

School Closing Forces Gary Community To Look For Solutions

The State Board of Education voted last month to close a failing middle school in Gary. What could that mean for the district as a whole?

April 15, 2015

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Bloomington City Council Changes Parking Meter Times

The council changes meter enforcement times from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

April 15, 2015

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Common Construction Wage Repeal Clears Indiana Senate

Senators spent more than three hours over the past two days debating the issue of repealing Indiana’s minimum wage for construction workers on public projects.

April 15, 2015

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Potential Hoosier Rail Operator Would Add Student Riders

Iowa Pacific Holdings President Ed Ellis says his company could boost ridership on the Hoosier State Rail Line by tapping into a different demographic.

April 15, 2015

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Statehouse

Senate Budget Architect Concerned About Revenue Forecasts

Every two years, lawmakers write the final version of the state budget based off tax revenue projections released in mid-April.

April 16, 2015

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Pence Communications Director Resigns, Cites Family Reasons

Christy Denault’s resignation letter did not mention recent controversies surrounding the governor. She says she will resign to spend more time with her family.

April 16, 2015

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A Coffee Sleeve With A Message: Consent Is ‘Hot’

More than 20 campus and local coffee shops are distributing coffee sleeves emblazoned with the message "Consent is Hot! Got Consent? Ask."

April 16, 2015

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Bloomington Hospital

Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

IU Health Bloomington is partnering with IU to build a regional health center. Plus, what eliminating the common construction wage could mean for laborers.

April 16, 2015

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Video: IU Running Back Shows Off Recovery From Foot Injury

NFL.com reports Tevin Coleman ran a 40-yard dash in 4:39. That's faster than any other running back managed during the NFL Scouting Combine in February.

April 16, 2015

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Revenue Forecast Could Affect State Budget Proposal

The new state tax revenue projection says Indiana will take in about $213 million less than a December forecast predicted.

April 16, 2015

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(Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Additional Grants To Fund 600 More On My Way Pre-K Spots

Additional grants provided by a combination of public and private funds will create roughly 600 more spots for the fall state-sponsored pre-k program launch.

April 16, 2015

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Bosma and Long

Senate GOP Leader: RFRA Was ‘A Good Thing’ For Indiana

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, says the ordeal made lawmakers more sensitive to issues involving the LGBT community.

April 16, 2015

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Common Construction Wage Repeal On Its Way To Pence’s Desk

Debate over the future of the state’s minimum wage for workers on public construction projects is almost over.

April 17, 2015

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Bill Would Create State’s First Centralized Fire Academy

The program would be similar to the State Police Academy that officers go to for training.

April 17, 2015

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Baby Box Legislation Heads To Governor’s Desk

The boxes would be installed at hospitals, fire and police stations for mothers to anonymously drop off their unwanted newborns.

April 17, 2015

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Participation In Temporary Needle Exchange Program Doubles

Health officials hope the program helps curb the outbreak, which hasn't reached its peak.

April 17, 2015

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Statehouse Roundup: Common Construction Wage, Budget Issues

Lawmakers this week wrapped up one of the most controversial issues of the year with the end of session less than two weeks away.

April 17, 2015

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A new report finds statistical differences in academic outcomes for Indiana students using school vouchers versus their public school counterparts. (Photo Credit: chancadoodle/Flickr)

Study: No Academic Difference For Voucher Students

A new bipartisan report says there are no academic differences between students using school vouchers and their public school peers.

April 17, 2015

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The so-called â13th checkâ is an additional yearly benefit for retired public employees and teachers. The amount can range from $150-$450, but that can make a big difference.

Retired Teachers Ask Legislators Not To Cut Benefit Check

Retiree advocates made a plea for more spending even as a gloomy new revenue forecast has lawmakers looking to cut money out of their budget proposals.

April 17, 2015

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The new addition will pull the SPEA building closer to the 10th street.

IU Board Of Trustees Approved SPEA Expansion Project

A 34,000-square foot addition will be added to the front of the existing SPEA building.

April 17, 2015

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Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ April 17, 2015

IU Health Bloomington is partnering with IU to build a regional health center. Plus, what eliminating the common construction wage could mean for laborers.

April 17, 2015

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Flowers

Show Us Your Spring Flowers!

Share your spring flower photos with WFIU/WTIU News, and you might see them on our website!

April 18, 2015

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Photos: How A Low-Income Neighborhood Changes Over 25 Years

Jeffrey Wolin's photographed the same people in Bloomington's Pigeon Hill neighborhood, 25 years apart.

April 19, 2015

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Worker rallies against repealing the common construction wage.

An Economist’s View On The Common Construction Wage

Governor Pence is expected to sign a bill repealing the common construction wage, which is a minimum wage for public construction projects.

April 20, 2015

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The Future Of Indiana’s Education Roundtable Is Uncertain

The House budget appropriated about $1.4 million for the roundtable before the Senate zeroed it out.

April 20, 2015

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Gov. Pence Extends HIV-Related Public Health Emergency

The executive order extends a temporary needle exchange program in a county where more than 130 people have tested positive for HIV.

April 20, 2015

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Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers (Photo Credit: Kyle Stokes/StateImpact Indiana)

New Campaign Aims To Give College Students Intern Experience

The Commission for Higher Education launched "Career Ready Indiana" Monday afternoon.

April 20, 2015

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StateImpact Indiana

What’s Left In The ‘Education Session?’

Issues of testing, school funding and State Board of Education governance remain on the General Assembly's docket.

April 20, 2015

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Bloomington Democratic Mayoral Debate

Q&A With Bloomington Mayoral Candidate John Linnemeier

We asked each of the Bloomington Democratic mayoral candidates five questions about community issues. The candidates will appear in a broadcast debate Thursday.

April 20, 2015

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Researchers say genomic sequencing could reduce one-size-fits-all treatment for breast cancer.

Purdue Cancer Center Receives $8 Million Grant

Purdue University goes through a grant renewal with the National Cancer Institute every five years.

April 20, 2015

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Coats Confident Indiana Will Recover From RFRA Fallout

Coats says backlash over the law gave people the wrong perception of Hoosiers.

April 21, 2015

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Indy Council Overrides Veto On Public Safety Upgrades

The $4.7 million will purchase 100 new squad cars and make improvements to the firing range facility and the police academy.

April 21, 2015

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An aerial view of the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center at Camp Atterbury, Ind.

Indiana National Guard Makes Sales Pitch For Camp Atterbury

The Army spent billions of dollars getting the National Guard ready for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, but now there are questions about the Guard's mission.

April 21, 2015

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Bloomington Democratic Mayoral Debate

Q&A With Bloomington Mayoral Candidate Darryl Neher

We asked each of the Bloomington Democratic mayoral candidates five questions about community issues. The candidates will appear in a broadcast debate Thursday.

April 21, 2015

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The Megabus caused a chain-reaction crash involving four vehicles.

Indiana State Police: Crashed Megabus Was Going Too Fast

The Megabus was driving on I-65 in Johnson County last Monday when traffic slowed because of construction near Edinburgh.

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