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December 1, 2016

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Tom Crean

Men’s Basketball: Indiana Upsets No. 3 North Carolina

The No. 10 Hoosiers upset the No. 3 North Carolina team by nine points.

December 1, 2016

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Arts Annex IU

IU Trustees Meet To Approve Hospital, Parking Garage Projects

The $45 million Academic Health Sciences Building is scheduled to be complete by 2020.

December 1, 2016

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Betsy DeVos of Michigan is Donald Trump's pick for Education Secretary.

Trump’s Pick For Ed Secretary Pushed For School Choice In Indiana

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for education secretary, has overseen large political donations to one Indianapolis-based organization.

December 1, 2016

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New Scholarship Looks To Commit Grads To Teaching In Indiana

The program comes as the state is experiencing an ongoing teacher shortage.

December 1, 2016

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ISU

ISU Fraternity On Probation Following Accidental Student Drowning

The school has said the student apparently fell from a boat into a small pond during a Sigma Chi fraternity social event.

December 1, 2016

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Walb Student Union on the IPFW campus

Indiana University Trustees Expected To Discuss IPFW Governance

The IU Board of Trustees could vote on a change of governance for IPFW, which could mean a split between IU and Purdue.

December 1, 2016

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The Herald-Times reports Riveire worked at IU since 2007, most recently as the Assistant Director for Student Conduct.

Former IU Ethics Director Pleading Guilty To Child Porn Possession

Authorities charged IU Assistant Director for Student Conduct Jon Riveire with six counts of Possession of Child Pornography in May 2015.

December 1, 2016

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The RiverLink system is currently being tested.

Testing For New Louisville Bridges Tolling Underway

Test vehicles will be crossing the East End, Kennedy and Lincoln bridges, as well as crossing under a gantry in Jeffersonville.

December 1, 2016

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Trustee Meeting Parking Garage

Trustees Approve IU Health Hospital Development, Parking Garage

Design approval for the Auxiliary Library addition in Bloomington and a new two-story housing unit at IU Southeast in New Albany were also approved.

December 1, 2016

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IPFW CREST

IPFW Realignment One Step Closer With Trustee OK

Thursday's 7-2 vote to approve splitting the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne campus is pending approval Dec. 16 by Purdue University trustees.

December 1, 2016

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Indianapolis-based Carrier is owned by United Technologies.

Trump Unveils Details Behind Carrier Jobs Deal

The manufacturer announced they would keep more than 1,000 jobs from going to Mexico after a deal with President-elect Donald Trump.

December 1, 2016

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Last session, the General Assembly passed a bill eliminating the current ISTEP+ and saying the replacement must be in effect by spring 2018.

Once Again, Indiana Plans To Launch A New Assessment In A Year

Testing expert Ed Roeber encouraged the panel to spend at least two years creating and implementing the new assessment system, not rush into it like in 2014.

December 1, 2016

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Tom Allen

Football Head Coach Kevin Wilson Leaving IU, Tom Allen New Coach

Defensive Coordinator Tom Allen will take over as the permanent head coach.

December 2, 2016

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Drought Affecting Parts Of Southern Indiana

Indiana's associate state climatologist says Indiana is part of the northern edge of a massive drought affecting the southeastern United States.

December 2, 2016

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Fake news websites often spread posts with viral titles to get  more ad revenue or to intentionally misinform groups of people.

Noon Edition: A Media Consumer’s Guide To Fake News

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll discuss how to know what news sources to trust and where to find accurate information about current events.

December 2, 2016

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President-elect Donald Trump is due in Indianapolis Thursday to announce a deal with Carrier Corporation to keep nearly 1,000 jobs from moving to Mexico.

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Carrier jobs are staying in Indiana, but at what cost? Crane has a new way to re-purpose old ammunition and workplace protections based on sexual orientation.

December 2, 2016

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Jennifer McCormick speaks with the press on Nov. 8, after she defeated current State Superintendent Glenda Ritz.

State Superintendent-Elect McCormick Announces Transition Team

The transition team consists of many public school principals, superintendents and leaders in higher education.

December 2, 2016

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There are over 1,300 deaths attributable to secondhand smoke exposure annually in Indiana.

New HUD Rule Bans Smoking To Prevent Secondhand Exposure

The new rule aims to protect people living in low-income, government supported housing units from the harms of secondhand smoke.

December 2, 2016

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The news of layoffs follows last month’s announcement concerning the failure a promising Alzheimer’s drug.

Lilly Plans Layoffs Following Alzheimer’s Drug Failure

Lilly will be trimming workers in its biomedicines sales force starting in 2017.

December 2, 2016

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In addition to the research funding, the Cures Act would speed up FDA approval for new medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

Far-Reaching Healthcare Bill Could Send Ripples Through Indiana

The 21st Century Cures Act was approved by a wide majority in the House Wednesday.

December 2, 2016

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Most on the roads task force concur – Indiana needs to raise its fuel taxes for the first time since 2003.

Roads Task Force Members Rethinking Possible Gas Tax Hike

Many believe part of that plan should include regular, automatic increases, based on something like inflation or the consumer price index.

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