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February 21, 2017

 

weed

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

 

Sanctuary campuses have gained attention following the election, with some students asking their universities to adopt a policy.

Bill Blocking Sanctuary Status For Universities Passes Committee

Sanctuary campuses have gained attention following the election, with some students asking their universities to adopt a policy.

February 21, 2017

 

Indiana

House Rejects Study Committee Amendment To Gun Bill

House lawmakers rejected an attempt to push a gun regulations bill to a summer study committee.

February 21, 2017

 

Goodnight Jan 2017

Submit Your Questions For Kokomo’s ‘Ask The Mayor’

We're getting ready to visit with Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight for Wednesday's show. Submit your questions by noon today!

February 20, 2017

 

Hundreds of Hoosiers gathered at the Statehouse to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 420, which is currently in committee.

Hundreds Rally At Statehouse For Less Logging In State Forests

Senate Bill 420 would prevent the Division of Forestry from logging in ten percent of State Forests.

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

February 20, 2017

 

baby box prototype

Committee Approves Bill Sanctioning Use Of Baby Boxes

The bill includes the same language that failed to make it out of committee last week.

February 17, 2017

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb listens to residents and community leaders address some of their concerns with the lead contamination in East Chicago, Indiana.

Holcomb On East Chicago Lead Problems: ‘We Have To Get This Right’

Gov. Eric Holcomb visited East Chicago, Indiana, a week after declaring an emergency in the city due to lead and arsenic contamination.

February 17, 2017

 

East Chicago's Calumet neighborhood is an Environmental Protection Agency Superfund site.

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ February 17, 2017

How a new disaster declaration might help East Chicago, state needle exchange challenges and the important role bison are playing in land preservation.

February 17, 2017

 

The City of Bloomington's monthly test results for levels of Disinfectant By-Products showed a rise, but they remain within the allowable limits.

Bloomington DBP Numbers Rise, Stay Within Allowable Limits

The levels of disinfection by-products are still within the allowable limit at the start of 2017.

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