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December 14, 2017

 

Net neutrality regulations prevent broadband service providers from slowing connection, blocking sites, and charging for faster internet speeds.

Q&A: Communications Expert On The FCC Net Neutrality Repeal

The Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The decision could impact the way we access the internet.

December 14, 2017

 

Eagle Pointe sign

Eagle Pointe Owner Doug Thomas Facing Check Deception Charges

Court documents say Doug Thomas wrote seven checks for more than $5,800 knowing that his bank account did not have sufficient funds.

December 14, 2017

 

The FBI raided the VCSC offices in Terre Haute in June.

Vigo Co. School Admin. Franklin Fennell Guilty On All Counts

Franklin Fennell and co-defendant Frank Shahadey were found guilty of taking kickbacks from a contractor over two and a half years.

December 14, 2017

 

A sign from the Environmental Protection agency warns residents not to play in the soil, which is contaminated with lead and arsenic. (Lauren Chapman/IPBS)

EPA: East Chicago Cleanup To Cost 4 Times Original Estimate

The EPA says the estimated cost of cleaning up lead and arsenic in a northwestern Indiana city has ballooned to nearly four times initial estimates.

December 14, 2017

 

Centerstone

Centerstone Expands Mental Health, Treatment Services

The nonprofit also plans to expand the use of medication assisted treatment, such as vivitrol.

December 14, 2017

 

The county council heard hours of testimony for and against the proposed tax.

Monroe Co. Council Passes 1 Percent Food And Beverage Tax

The tax goes into effect Feb. 1 and will fund a $35 million convention center expansion.

December 14, 2017

 

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Majority Of City Council Gives Development Proposal Thumbs Up

The city's controversial proposal would reduce the automatic allowance for the height and density of new buildings in downtown Bloomington.

December 13, 2017

 

Ivy Tech Community College President Sue Ellspermann speaks at the event announcing Indiana's new partnership with Credential Engine.

Commission For Higher Education Partners With National Nonprofit

College-bound students often have a sea of information to navigate though, but the state has now partnered with a national nonprofit to make that easier.

December 13, 2017

 

Since 1998 many states settled lawsuits with major tobacco companies, and received hundreds of millions of dollars annually to combat smoking.

Indiana Spends 90 Percent Less Than Recommended To Stop Smoking

Indiana spent more money on anti-smoking programs this year than last. But it’s still a lot less than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends.

December 13, 2017

 

Holcomb says the move is aimed at supporting families and ensuring the health of employees’ children.

Holcomb Creates Paid Parental Leave Policy For State Employees

Holcomb says the move is aimed at supporting families and ensuring the health of employees’ children.

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