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February 17, 2017

 

The Tippecanoe County Health Department has been working on a proposal for a syringe exchange program for more than a year.

Locals Could Soon Approve Needle Exchanges, But Still Lack Funding

Syringe exchange programs still face significant opposition from some officials, and funding the programs remains the largest barrier.

February 16, 2017

 

Solar panels behind Sheridan Elementary School. Sheridan Community Schools is one of the first completely solar powered districts in the state. Under the current version of SB 309, Sheridan would only receive the retail rate for excess energy generated for another 30 years.

Reworked Net Metering Bill Passes Senate Committee

Lawmakers passed an amended version of the bill that drew more than 5 hours of public testimony last week.

February 16, 2017

 

Residents of the West Calumet Housing Complex, now largely abandoned, have until March 31 to find new housing.

Gov. Holcomb To Visit East Chicago Amid Relocation Concerns

Residents have until March 31 to move out of a contaminated housing complex. After that date, the city says remaining residents will be involuntarily relocated.

February 16, 2017

 

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House Approves Tax-Raising Road Funding Bill

The House approved comprehensive road funding legislation that raises fuel taxes and opens the door to tolling Indiana interstate highways.

February 16, 2017

 

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Premier Healthcare To Join Indiana University Health

The move is awaiting approval from the Indiana University Health board.

February 16, 2017

 

The SPLC reports there are 26 hate groups in Indiana. See an interactive map of all hate groups in the U.S. on their website.

Study: Indiana Has 13th Highest Number Of Hate Groups In U.S.

According to the study, the number of hate groups in the United States increased from 892 in 2015 to 917 in 2016.

February 16, 2017

 

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Listen: An Indiana Mayor On The Way Forward For Democrats

Peter Buttigieg is the mayor of South Bend, Ind., who's running for DNC chair.

February 16, 2017

 

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Bodies Found Near Delphi Are Those Of 2 Missing Indiana Girls

The deaths of the two teenage girls are being investigated as homicides.

February 16, 2017

 

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Ball State’s New President To Start On Job In May

Ball State's board selected Geoffrey Mearns for the position last month, but wasn't certain when he would start.

February 16, 2017

 

City council met Wednesay to consider the annexation.

Bloomington City Council Votes To Forward Annexation Discussion

Many urged city council members to take more time to consider the proposal before voting on it.

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