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September 17, 2017

 

City officials want to demolish West Calumet Housing Complex, which is contaminated with high levels of lead and arsenic, this spring. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)

HUD Awards $4 Million Grant For East Chicago Lead Cleanup

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding East Chicago a $4 million grant to help with lead cleanup efforts.

September 15, 2017

 

Raymart Tinio earned his private pilot's certifcate after graduating from Able Flight.

Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ Indiana’s Livestock Industry, I-69 Plans

Indiana’s livestock industry is impacting the entire state’s economy. I-69 plans are taking shape. And some pilots refuse to let their disabilities define them.

September 15, 2017

 

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos

Rescinding Title IX Guidelines Could Also Impact K-12 Schools

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced her administration will rewrite Title IX guidelines on campus sexual assault which also apply to K-12 schools.

September 15, 2017

 

Last year, Health and Human Services awarded $94 million to health centers across the county to tackle substance abuse.

Federal Grant Delivers Increase In Funds To Treat Opioid Abuse

A grant coming to Indiana from the federal government allocates more money to treating opioid abuse than in previous years.

September 15, 2017

 

Cows

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Indiana’s livestock industry is impacting the entire state’s economy. I-69 plans are taking shape. And some pilots refuse to let their disabilities define them.

September 15, 2017

 

Vigo County Council member Brendan Kearns

Vigo County Residents Voice Concerns Over Plans For New Jail

Vigo County residents gathered Thursday evening for a public forum to discuss plans for a new county jail.

September 14, 2017

 

The Terre Haute City Council in the courtroom at City Hall.

Terre Haute Residents Give City Council Budget Feedback

The meeting was the first opportunity for residents to give feedback on a proposed budget plan to help eliminate a more than $8 million deficit.

September 13, 2017

 

Joe Donnelly

GOP Candidates Criticize Donnelly Over Fellow Dem’s Remarks

Two Republican congressmen seeking to unseat Sen. Joe Donnelly are criticizing his response to Democrats' questioning of a federal appeals court nominee.

September 13, 2017

 

Jail damage

Bartholomew Co. Provisionally Approves Income Tax Increase

The additional tax revenue would allow Bartholomew County Sheriff Matt Myers to hire new deputies to staff the jail.

September 13, 2017

 

Joe Donnelly

Donnelly At Trump Tax Reform Dinner Likely Helps Re-election Bid

Political analysts say Donnelly’s inclusion at President Trump's tax reform discussion is a boost to the Hoosier Democrat's re-election campaign.

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