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May 25, 2016

 

Indiana Statehouse in March, 2016.

Summer Study Topics For Indiana Lawmakers

Eighteen study committees will study dozens of issues this summer and fall, including education

May 25, 2016

 

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Lawmakers Will Study LGBT Civil Rights This Summer

Senate Republicans said they hoped to study LGBT issues further after last session’s failed legislation.

May 25, 2016

 

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Ask The Mayor: Kokomo’s Goodnight Talks KokoMantis

Goodnight says Kokomo debuted their soccer team the Kokomo Mantis in front of more than 500 fans at Municipal Stadium Friday night.

May 25, 2016

 

Christina Hale and John Gregg

John Gregg Announces Rep. Christina Hale As Running Mate

Gregg says naming Hale as his running mate was a governing decision, not a political one, and that her gender wasn’t a factor.

May 24, 2016

 

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President Obama To Visit Elkhart Next Week

President Obama will participate in a town hall meeting on June 1. It will be Obama's third trip to Elkhart County since becoming president.

May 24, 2016

 

The Indiana attorney general's office had opposed IU's bid to join the case.

IU Cannot Join Abortion Lawsuit, Plans To File Separately

Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch denied IU's bid to intervene in the complaint filed by Planned Parenthood. Lynch says IU can file its own lawsuit.

May 24, 2016

 

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Valparaiso Approves LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Opponents maintain the ordinance isn't justified, saying discrimination isn't happening.

May 24, 2016

 

States need FCC permission to block cell signals.

Pence To FCC: Grant Autonomy In Ending Prison Cellphones

Cellphones that inmates have illegally in prison are universally seen as a security threat, but states need FCC permission to block cell signals.

May 23, 2016

 

Sonographer performing ultrasound

ACLU Supports IU Attempt To Join Abortion Lawsuit

The Attorney General’s office contends there are two distinct legal issues being argued by the two parties that should be in separate cases.

May 23, 2016

 

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State Legislators Hope To Fight Food Deserts

Food deserts are areas where fresh food accounts for less than 10 percent of accessible and available food.

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