Ice has covered most of WFIU's listening area this morning, with more on the way.
Flights across the nation have been impacted again because of the ice storm.
Power outages are being reported across the area, but the area hardest hit is Vigo County.
IU Bloomington has canceled classes until 1 pm Wednesday.
Mayors of some Indiana cities with partial smoking bans say they’re watching the statewide debate on the topic.
Governor Mitch Daniels has joined leaders of the Indiana House and Senate in closing down state operations.
Monroe County is facing several thousand power outages and a number of closures as the winter storm warning remains in effect.
Much of Indiana remains under a travel advisory today because of either snow, ice, or downed trees.
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Duke Energy and REMC crews are out across the state working to restore power to customers.
Local officials are urging people to stay indoors and postpone traveling plans due to the continued winter weather bearing down on the state.
Most municipal salt reserves aren’t taxed yet, but more severe weather could prove problematic.
Due to extensive power outages across south-central Indiana, the Red Cross has opened several emergency relief shelters.
Business is slowly going back to normal at the Indianapolis Airport as the ice storms make their way east of the Hoosier state.
A bill requiring state oversight of satellite manure storage facilities is gaining support in the Indiana General Assembly.
Pam Chapman of Duke Energy says crews have been working around the clock to fix power lines and restore electricity to the Bloomington area.
A living legacy was saluted at Bloomington’s Black History Month Kick-off celebration.
Many area shelters plan to stay open until power is restored to all the residents in their area.
A life-threatening bacterial infection is making its way through Indiana hospitals.
Thousands still in the dark following the latest round of nasty weather. Duke crews are working around the clock.
Now that primary roads are treated, crews are shifting their focus to gravel roads.
It appears the first bill to reach the Governor’s desk this legislative session may be one requiring that vote centers be used in all Indiana counties.
Bloomington State Senator Vi Simpson takes questions from MCCSC board members Martha Street and Kelly Smith about budget projections.
Bloomington Mayoral candidate John Hamilton says his plans for economic development include creating more sustainable jobs and green jobs.
Filmmaker Spike Lee plans to visit Bloomington later this month to deliver a lecture.
Jim Wallace is the first candidate to officially announce his intentions to run for Indiana Governor.
With the Super Bowl quickly approaching many people are getting ready for their annual game-day festivities.
Inside Indiana Business has partnered with Walker, an Indianapolis based consulting and data company, to create the Indiana Business Council.
Purdue is taking a green step into more environmentally friendly energy options.
There will be no waivers given to any school districts for days they had to cancel this week due to the blizzard and ice storm.
The senate has rejected an attempt to force schools to extend summer vacation from June 10th through Labor Day.
The Bloomington Economic Development Corporation has been awarded $20,000 from Duke Energy
More than 24,000 cases of child abuse were reported in the state of Indiana in 2009
WFIU sat down with MCCSC educators, administrators, and school board members to discuss the future of the district’s leadership.
This week’s inclement weather may not have stopped the post office from delivering mail, but it certainly slowed the process down.
The Monroe County Public library describes it as “lean, green and high-tech.” WTIU’s Noel Brennan shows us the library’s new energy-efficient bookmobile.
For the first time since he was elected to the Senate, Richard Lugar will face an opponent in the primaries.
The Indiana Department of Education hopes to make I-Step testing all online by 2014.
A team of Indiana University doctoral students is responsible for finding a glitch in Facebook's security protocol.
According to several Indiana brewers, Super Bowl Sunday was a big win for Bloomington beer sales.
The weight of snow and ice caused part of a roof canopy to collapse over the weekend at the Indianapolis Airport.
The US unemployment rate fell almost half a percentage point in January.
Students will gather at the statehouse today, calling on legislators to protect funding for financial aid.
Members of the Indianapolis Super Bowl Committee say they learned from Dallas' successes and failures during this year's Super Bowl.
The House Ways and Means Committee heard two hours of testimony from the public Monday about programs slated for cuts.
The CDC raised Indiana's flu status on Monday from regional to widespread.
The first case of White Nose Syndrome in Indiana was discovered in Endless Cave in Washington County.
Shalom Community Center, began holding free, on-site GED preparation classes starting January 25.
Members of the Ad Hoc “Respect the Referendum” Committee say their plan is more in line with the original intent of the November ballot issue.
U.S. Census data for Indiana is expected to be released Thursday.
The committee voted 8-4 along party lines Monday to approve a resolution defining marriage as solely between one man and one woman.
The Indiana Senate’s Corrections Committee has begun discussion on a bill which addresses criminal sentencing reform.
Some are seeking another term while others are deciding to take time off for various reasons.
Bloomington residents don’t have to go very far to enjoy one of the state’s best trails.
At a ribbon cutting ceremony earlier today, Indiana University officials opened a new information commons giving students a new place to work and study.
A new survey reveals Hoosiers are growing more pessimistic about public schools.
A former state attorney general is considering a run for the governor's seat.
The House voted Tuesday to approve a bill designed to reform the state's charter school system.
The Hispanic community is raising concerns about a bill, requiring among other things, all government documents to be printed in English.
The Indiana House Public Policy committee is advancing a bill to keep dissolvable tobacco behind the register.
Political strategists James Carville and wife Mary Matalin will headline the eighth annual O’Bannon Institute for Community Service fundraising dinner.
A new candidate has entered the democratic primary for Bloomington’s city council.
The Monroe County Public Library is beginning a financial education project that targets 15 to 29 year olds.
More than a thousand Indiana teachers and parents attended a rally yesterday at the Statehouse.
Sixty new jobs are coming to Bloomington by 2013.
The number of attendees at a Monroe County land use hearing exceeded that allowed by the building's fire code.
Bloomington Mayoral candidate John Hamilton says his plan to make Bloomington safer includes help from the community and data analysis.
The Pensions and Labor Committee voted eight-to-one Wednesday in favor of a bill that will crack down on illegal immigration.
Indiana University senior lecturer announced that he plans to run for Bloomington's Fifth District City Council seat.
A State Representative says her bill requiring couples to get premarital counseling or face higher marriage license fees would lower the state's divorce rate.
Verizon stores across the country opened their doors early yesterday morning to allow customers first access to Apple products.
Temperatures this week in Central Indiana have struggled to get out of the single digits.
Wyss calls moving the lab to state control perhaps the most important issue the general assembly will deal with this year.
The first few weeks of the 2011 legislative session have seen both charged language and an unexpected amount of laughs on the floor of the Indiana House.
Indiana's 2010 Census data shows a bigger, more diverse state.
Legendary Indianapolis 500 announcer Tom Carnegie died today (FRIDAY) at the age of 91
A local school is preparing to grow one of its signature programs, even as state education spending is flatlined.
Latino students oppose Indiana Senate immigration bill, fearing racial discrimination towards multicultural community.
In 2011, redrawing districts could be different from how it was done in 2000.
Sage Steele prepares to receive an distinguished award tomorrow at Bloomington's annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day Dinner.
Aid agencies in Monroe and Owen County hope that their relatively new, 2-1-1 phone call can become an industry standard.
The city has filled 800 of them already this winter and expects hundreds more.
The suit claims the I-69 project has violated the Federal Clean Water Act.
Americans get three extra days to do their taxes this year.
Area florists are expecting a busier valentines day than in previous years.
IU assistant professor Ashlyn Nelson is working with researchers from various universities to see whether there's a connection between education and foreclosure
Local educators are concerned about a bill being considered by the Indiana State Senate requiring local school board nominees to declare a party affiliation.
A bill being considered at the statehouse would cut funding for some grants including the Children of Disabled Veterans.
Results of a new report show sales of tobacco to minors are down to an all-time low.
White Nose Syndrome is not only devastating news for researchers, but also for Indiana residents.
A public service will be held today in Indianapolis for announcer Tom Carnegie.
A Senate committee this morning heard arguments from both sides about the electronic tracking system.
The Dalai Lama's nephew was killed yesterday during a walk to raise awareness about the Tibetan struggle for independence from China.
A bill would give businesses more time to file amended property taxes, but at a penalty.
In a Joint Resolution, the House voted 70-26 in favor of defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
The Purdue University Extension is hosting a program tomorrow night for farmers and small acreage landowners.
Jigme Norbu, the Dalai Lama’s nephew, and Tibetan activist, died last night during the “Walk for Tibet” in Florida.
The House Ways and Means Committee has begun consideration of a measure which aims to save school corporations money on health insurance.
Planned Parenthood denies claims that it uses federal funds to perform abortions.
A new installation outside a classroom at Woodburn Hall will include information about each panel of the Benton Murals.
A student may sue the Indianapolis area school district, alleging officials failed to protect her from repeated racial harassment and threats of violence.
A new study shows that adolescent drinking problems may predict a person’s dependence on alcohol in early adulthood.
Bloomington and the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center mourn the loss of Jigme Norbu, nephew of the Dalai Lama, Tuesday evening.
The controversial school vouchers bill proposal passed committee by an eight to ten vote Wednesday.
The Tibetan Cultural Center has planned a 49 day prayer service in remembrance of Jigme Norbu.
Bloomington’s police chief and mayor say crime statistics used by mayoral candidate John Hamilton have been misinterpreted.
A report released by the consumer healthcare group, Families USA, shows hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers could benefit from the Healthcare Reform Act.
Recognizing efforts of the past continues to give the gift of life to millions of diverse groups today.
State funds given to Planned Parenthood could be eliminated under a bill making its way through the statehouse.
Teachers report that as they work to make their concerns heard, the governor’s efforts to quiet them are becoming more and more aggressive.
Representative Ron Bacon says the bill protects kids from buying dissolvable products containing such large doses of nicotine.
Kentucky and Indiana officials addressed hundreds of potential contractors and others Wednesday, on getting the two Ohio River bridges built.
A bill moving through the statehouse would eliminate the requirement that school administrators be licensed.
The Indiana University- Bloomington campus will raise room and board rates by an average of 6.3 percent in the 2011-2012 school year.
A bill that would allow Indiana home-school students to play on their local high school teams is headed to the senate.
A bill passed by the Senate Thursday would allow people to carry handguns on their own property or on someone else's property without a license.
Members of Bloomington's GLBT community are calling Rep. Peggy Welch after she voted for a constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage.
Later today, 15 years of talks will be realized when the Bartholomew County Senior Center Services in Columbus opens its new facility, the Mill Race Center.
Indiana has been identified as one of the ten worst states for carbon dioxide pollution.
The City of Bloomington and Ivy Tech have collaborated to join a study analyzing the way that non-profit arts organizations impact local economies.
Secretary of Commerce Mitch Roob will lead the state‘s first trade mission to India to establish partnerships.
The Monroe County YMCA will soon be opening a new location, courtesy of a major grant.
As part of a Black History Month series, actor and author Hill Harper lectured to several students and community members about the importance of literacy.
A 6-million dollar project to keep the Terre Haute International Airport from collapsing is underway.
Indiana University CWA Local 4730 President Bryce Smedley, believes the people of Indiana need to safeguard their futures as well as their rights.
Amidst pro-labor rallies in the statehouse, the House Labor committee passed a Right to Work bill to the full House Monday.
The Senate moved forward on a bill Monday that would change licensing requirements for teachers in charter schools.
Indiana law enforcement officials may soon be able to stop people purely on suspicion of being illegal aliens.
The Indiana House must delay business again as Democrats failed to appear for Tuesday’s roll call.
The Monroe County Community School Board could vote this evening on how to spend money raised by the corporation’s successful funding referendum.
Opponents of Monroe County’s Comprehensive Land use plan warn the proposal could restrict development in more than half the county.
Governor Daniels will not task state troopers with reconvening the Indiana House
The nephew of the Dalai Lama, Kunga Norbu, spoke to the media Tuesday for the first time since his brother’s Jigme’s death last week.
The new measure partially restores many programs cut during the 2010 fiscal year.
The Bloomington District of the Indiana State Police is joining forces with over 250 other Indiana law enforcement agencies in a crackdown on drunk driving.
House Democrats flee to Illinois to avoid voting on several controversial bills.
The Senate Tuesday passed a bill Terre Haute Senator Tim Skinner said will significantly hurt the teaching profession.
Regular gas is more than three-thirty a gallon in some spots across Indiana. Analysts say the unrest in the Middle East is fueling the spikes.
Reinart said he chose to visit IU because it is one of just two American universities that offers Estonian studies.
House Minority Leader Pat Bauer broke his silence Wednesday afternoon, talking about the Democrats’ walkout and what would bring them back.
With 3 hours to go before the Purdue game the scene outside Assembly Hall looks more like a tailgate.
The county’s population has surpassed the 125,000 mark, meaning the county must begin talks about creating a voter registration board.
Members of the public now have 30 days to voice an opinions on county vote centers.
The House Rules Committee could extend the deadline to pass bills originating in the House.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Carroll, Warren, Tippecanoe and Howard counties for heavy snow.
Mother Jones magazine exposed several postings from Cox's personal twitter and blog accounts encouraging violence to Wisconsin protesters.
The House will not have a floor session again until at least Monday after House Democrats said they wouldn’t return Thursday or Friday.
Mourdock admits his five-term incumbent opponent will have more money for the campaign, but said money is not as important as constituent motivation.
The "Smart Investing at your Library" grant focuses on people ages 15-29 by teaching on several areas such as budgeting, investing and managing credit and debt.
Some restrictions of the plan, like disallowing building on land with a 15 percent grade, could significantly reduce available land, resulting in higher prices.
Planned Parenthood may lose all it's federal funding if House Bill 1205 passes, forcing many Hoosiers to seek reproductive health care elsewhere.
DNR South Regions Fisheries Supervisor Brian Schoenung said the proposal follows research collected in recent years.
State animal experts say they’re in favor of a bill which would make it a class C misdemeanor to release an exotic animal into the wild without a permit.
Vi Simpson spent time this week meeting with union representatives and educators to discuss controversial right-to-work and education reform legislation.
The oil exploration is located on land near the Terre Haute International Airport and is part of The Illinois Basin.
A Northeast Indiana school board plans to consider a resolution Monday supporting the district’s teachers.
Northern Indiana Public Service Company completes its merger with Kokomo Gas & Fuel.
Severe weather has ended but flooding and clean-up from last night’s storm is underway.
With no movement from either side in the Indiana House, Democrats remain in Illinois and the House remains without a quorum.
The pro-labor rallies at the Indiana Statehouse gained a celebrity boost Monday as actor Danny Glover joined the protests.
The firefighters union in Kokomo is filing a grievance against the city, stating that they were not given a 1.5% pay raise which they say was promised to them.