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February 24, 2017

 

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Indiana To Provide Free Water Testing To School Districts

Public schools in the Hoosier state will be able to test drinking water at no cost.

February 23, 2017

 

Haylee Brannon speaks to a small crowd at the Indiana Statehouse about her experiences with Planned Parenthood.

Supporters Press On For Planned Parenthood

Groups continue to rally in support of Planned Parenthood in Indiana as anti-abortion advocates call for the defunding of the organization.

February 23, 2017

 

Naloxone, also known as Narcan, can be administered to a person experiencing an overdoes through the nose.

Mayor Hogsett: Naloxone Saved 2,000+ Indy Residents Last Year

Hogsett kicked off a naloxone training class Thursday in Marion County for homeless outreach providers.

February 22, 2017

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Senate Panel OK’s Mandating Parental Notification Before Abortion

The measure would require that parents receive legal notice their child is seeking an abortion and would give them standing to try to stop it in court.

February 22, 2017

 

IU Bloomington reports five confirmed cases of mumps in 2017.

Indiana University: 5 Mumps Cases Confirmed On Bloomington Campus

Indiana has seen a drastic increase in mumps cases in recent years, and the CDC reports mumps cases are at a 10-year high nationwide.

February 22, 2017

 

Healthy Indiana Plan

Do Indiana’s Claims About Its Medicaid Program Check Out?

A close reading of Indiana's application to extend the Healthy Indiana Plan reveals misleading and inaccurate information being used to justify the extension.

February 21, 2017

 

Indiana Statehouse (Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)

Abortion Bill Changed After Returning To Committee

A House committee altered and then approved an abortion regulation bill after the unusual step of sending the bill from the House floor back to the committee.

February 21, 2017

 

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House Passes Bill Allowing Marijuana Derived Medicine

The oil cannot get patients high, but it contains compounds that have been found to lessen the effects of some forms of epilepsy.

February 21, 2017

 

YMCA

Several Ill After Chemical Leak At Fishers YMCA

The Fishers Fire Department says five people were being taken to hospitals after the leak, possibly involving chlorine.

February 20, 2017

 

Statehouse

Indiana GOP Sending Abortion Bill Back To Committee

The bill is headed back to committee so lawmakers can consider amending an ultrasound requirement and information on the "reversal" time period

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