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Right now on Indiana Newsdesk… how to finish I-69 is in the hands of the state but where is the money going to come from? Ahead, how all the construction delays and ongoing issues are going to impact taxpayers.

Plus, we visit a community where food accessibility could be impacting public health.

Mammograms are critical for early detection in breast cancer. Up next, why some Hoosiers are worried about access to live-saving exams.

Those stories plus the latest news headlines from across the state right now on Indiana Newsdesk.

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June 23, 2017

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Coming up, why some Hoosiers are worried about access to live-saving exams.

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How I-69 construction delays are going to impact taxpayers, how food accessibility impacts public health and access to mammograms.

June 23, 2017

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The sign for the Marsh grocery story, with the Tipton town square in the distance.

Marsh Auction Brings Awareness To Lack Of Food Access In Tipton

Tipton will keep its grocery store, but some say transportation could be impacting where people get their groceries.

June 23, 2017

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US Rep. Susan Brooks Wants To Protect Women’s Access To Mammograms

Many medical professionals recommend women begin mammogram screenings at age 40, but recent recommendations could mean paying out of pocket for the screenings.

June 23, 2017

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This Marsh store in Indianapolis remained open for business last week. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

How I-69 construction delays are going to impact taxpayers, how food accessibility impacts public health and access to mammograms.

June 17, 2017

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Julie James looks out on a logging landing site in Yellowwood State Forest, within walking distance of her home.

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ June 16, 2017

Logging debate experts use science about what’s best for the state’s forests. Plus, a lab that clinically diagnoses concussions minutes after they occur.

June 16, 2017

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As more research is done, doctors are recommending rule changes for young kids playing sports.

Researchers Work To Better Detect Concussions In Athletes

Sports leagues are changing their rules in an attempt to avoid the number of athletes who suffer concussions.

June 16, 2017

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A boundary sign in Morgan-Monroe State Forest.

In Debate Over Logging In State Forests, Both Sides Claim Science

The Indiana Division of Forestry says logging is a way to manage the forest for overall health, but advocacy groups say the logging is detrimental.

June 16, 2017

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Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Logging debate experts use science about what’s best for the state’s forests. Plus, a lab that clinically diagnoses concussions minutes after they occur.

June 12, 2017

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Indianapolis Company Lets Parents Bring Babies To Work

Borshoff employees can bring their babies to work from the age of six weeks to six months.

June 9, 2017

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pre-k students at Busy Bees Academy

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ June 9, 2017

On-line home-based pre-K program, a business that’s offering employees a way to achieve work-life balance and I-69 construction delayed for the fourth time.

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