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March 10, 2017

 

State Budget Agency offices at the Statehouse (Brandon Smith/IPB News)

State Tax Collections Surge Due To Underestimated Sales Taxes

Indiana took in $134 million more in taxes last month than fiscal analysts predicted.

March 9, 2017

 

Leaves curl tightly on drought-stressed corn in a Tippecanoe County field in 2012.

Purdue-led Project Helps Farmers Adapt To Climate Change

The nine university, multi-year research and extension project wrapped up this year.

March 8, 2017

 

Women in Lafayette participate in a rally as part of 'A Day Without a Woman' on International Women's Day.

Women Strike For ‘Day Without A Woman,’ Celebrate Women’s Day

Women in Lafayette hosted walkouts while a Bloomington business owner gave women free coffee.

March 7, 2017

 

The Owen County Recycling Center will shut down on April 1st because the county says it’s too expensive to operate.

Owen County Recycling Center To Close April 1

The Owen County Recycling Center accepts both trash and recyclables, but makes its money on the recycling.

March 7, 2017

 

The new ordinance will also prohibit smoking at outdoor events in city parks beginning July 1.

Kokomo, Howard County Officials Approve Bar Smoking Ban

Several cities around the state have local ordinances tougher than the statewide smoking ban adopted in 2012 that exempts bars and casinos.

March 6, 2017

 

Courtesy: Ports of Indiana

Buoyed By Exports, Ports Of Indiana Cap Record Three Years

The increase is due in part to grain and coal exports – the kind that could see major changes under Trump administration trade reforms.

March 6, 2017

 

Funeral Display

Report Links Online Price Disclosure To High Funeral Prices

The report says the largest funeral home company in the country charges a median price 47 to 72 percent more for some services.

March 3, 2017

 

The Nine Lives Cat Cafe in Indianapolis allows customers to interact with adoptable cats from the local animal shelter.

Indiana’s First Cat Cafe Joins Forces With Local Animal Shelter

Owners of Nine Lives Cat Cafe in Indianapolis say they've had 15 adoptions as a result of patrons meeting their new cats at the cafe.

February 28, 2017

 

St. John

St. John Tops List Of Safest Cities In Indiana

Many of Indiana's largest cities are absent from the list.

February 24, 2017

 

Demand for organic food has grown exponentially in the United States over the past decade.

Indiana Grocers Adapt To Growing Demand For Local, Organic Food

Organic food sales in the United States have grown exponentially, and Hoosier grocery stores are adapting to the demand.

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