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March 3, 2017

 

A bill that would change the way home owners are paid for solar energy is moving through the Statehouse.

State Lawmakers Debate Compensation Rates For Excess Solar Energy

A bill headed to the House would change the way alternative forms of energy, such as solar power, are valued in the state.

March 3, 2017

 

The Lincoln Bridge (front) is a recent addition that includes a toll. The Kennedy Bridge (back) was recently renovated to include a toll.

New Ohio River Toll Changes Hoosiers’ Driving Habits

Three new bridges on the Ohio River near Louisville recently started tolling drivers, causing some Hoosiers to adjust their usual commuting routes.

March 3, 2017

 

Solar panels behind Sheridan Elementary School. Sheridan Community Schools is one of the first completely solar powered districts in the state. Under the current version of SB 309, Sheridan would only receive the retail rate for excess energy generated for another 30 years. (Peter Balloon-Rosen/IPBS)

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

The controversy surrounding solar power legislation, the sentencing of the man charged with murdering Shaylyn Ammerman and the Louisville toll bridge.

March 1, 2017

 

Storm damage in Gibson County, Indiana was reportedly caused by a tornado in nearby Illinois.

PHOTOS: Severe Weather Causes Damage In Southern Indiana

Posey County officials say damage was caused by a tornado in southeastern Illinois that killed one man.

February 27, 2017

 

Kyle parker

Judge Sentences Kyle Parker To 60 Years In Toddler’s Death

Kyle Parker has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for killing a 15-month-old girl after kidnapping her from a relative's home.

February 25, 2017

 

Bosse Field in Evansville, Indiana was used to film parts of the classic film 'A League of Their Own.'

History Through Headlines: ‘A League Of Their Own’

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the film 'A League of Their Own,' which was partially filmed in Evansville, Indiana.

February 24, 2017

 

Gary deportation

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ February 24, 2017

Visit families who say their goodbyes before their loved ones are deported, can local grocery stores compete with chains and lawmakers face critical deadlines.

February 24, 2017

 

Gary deportation

ICE Uses Gary Airport Weekly For Deportations

ICE charters a flight out of Gary at least once a week to transport immigrants south for deportation.

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.

February 24, 2017

 

Some signs use humor to denounce the proposed wall along the border the U.S. shares with Mexico.

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Visit families who say their goodbyes before their loved ones are deported, can local grocery stores compete with chains and lawmakers face critical deadlines.

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