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February 28, 2015

 

Winter

Weekend Weather Updates: More Snow, Ice Expected

A weather system moving through central Indiana Saturday night and Sunday will result in significant accumulations of snow and some ice.

February 27, 2015

 

Rep. Matt Ubelhor speaks on the House floor.

Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” February 27, 2015

Why some parents are opting their kids out of ISTEP testing, this week at the statehouse and a look back 30 years ago to the Bob Knight chair throwing incident.

February 27, 2015

 

Bosnian arrest

ISIS-Related Arrest Made Near Indianapolis Airport

A Bosnian immigrant was accused of conspiring to provide money and weapons to the so-called Islamic State.

February 27, 2015

 

kokomo stadium construction

FEMA Suspends Hazard Mitigation Funds Due To Kokomo Stadium

The state is ineligible for future hazard mitigation funding as long as compliance issues in Kokomo persist, which could result in millions of dollars lost.

February 25, 2015

 

State Senators Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, and Tim Skinner, D-Terre Haute, chat during a hearing on the costs Indiana might face in transitioning to Common Core academic standards.

Indiana Senate Passes Religious Freedom Restoration Act

The controversial bill limits state and local governments from infringing on Hoosiers’ religious practices.

February 25, 2015

 

students

Data Shows Less Children In Poverty Than Officially Reported

A new data snapshot contends that the official measure doesn’t adequately account for the impact of government-sponsored poverty intervention programs.

February 24, 2015

 

Spencer Chief Marshall Foutch also said that having the trades occur in police department lobbies or parking lots is safer than having them elsewhere in the community.

Indiana Police To Offer Safe Space for Craigslist Users

The police departments are opening up their lobbies for Craiglists transactions to take place, in the hopes that the over-watch will make citizens safer.

February 23, 2015

 

While some members of the legislature said the program might be ready by the fall, Gov. Pence says he hopes it will be ready by next year.

Gov. Pence Urges Spending Caution

Gov. Pence's proposed budget kept nearly 13 percent of state revenue in reserve. But in their budget proposal House Republicans kept reserves below 12 percent.

February 23, 2015

 

Clearing the path to a fire hydrant can cut the response time for fire fighters to be able to get to the hydrants and provide water on a fire.

Fire Fighters Prepare For Harsh Weather Conditions

Recent subzero temperatures could cause a number of problems for fire departments throughout the state, including blocking access to water.

February 21, 2015

 

Bloomington City Hall

1:00 P.M. UPDATE: Snow To End By Late Afternoon

A winter storm warning is in effect for most of central and southern Indiana until Saturday evening.

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