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April 16, 2014

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Ask The Mayor: Bloomington’s Mark Kruzan

Listen to the full interview with Mayor Kruzan here!

April 14, 2014

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

We're on our way to visit with Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan for Wednesday's show.

April 13, 2014

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The old Milton-Madison bridge connecting Indiana and Kentucky is scheduled to come down Thursday.

Video: Crews Slide Milton-Madison Bridge Into Place

The Milton-Madison Bridge on the Kentucky, Indiana border is now the longest bridge in North America to be slid laterally into place.

April 11, 2014

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The Indiana Senate will soon vote on a bill that could temporarily stop construction of new nursing homes in the state.

Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” April 11, 2014

The first challenge to Indiana’s same sex marriage ban heads to court. And we explain potential changes that favor treating the elderly in nursing homes.

April 11, 2014

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Nursing Homes Aim To Cut Billions Spent On Hospitalizations

OPTIMISTIC seeks to reduce Medicaid and Medicare costs by treating patients in nursing homes instead of transferring them to the hospital.

April 11, 2014

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IU Research and Technology Corporation currently is located on Tenth Street in Indianapolis.

Indiana University Research Center To Move Locations

Indiana University plans to spend $100 million on a new research and technology center.

April 10, 2014

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Chief Judge Richard L. Young ruled in Evansville that Indiana must recognize the marriage of one same-sex couple.

Judge Rules Indiana Must Recognize One Same-Sex Marriage

A U.S. district court judge ruled today that Indiana must recognize the out-of-state marriage of a woman who has stage four ovarian cancer.

April 9, 2014

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Fairview Elementary Gets Reading Tutors To Improve Scores

Indiana University students are volunteering to help Fairview Elementary students with their reading.

April 8, 2014

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Indiana Primary Likely To Have Lower Voter Turnout

Latest voter registration numbers show 13,000 fewer people are registered for this year's primary than four years ago.

April 4, 2014

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Rape Survivor Advocates For Change In Statute Of Limitations

Sexual assault survivor Jenny Wendt is advocating a change to legislature that allows her accused rapist - who confessed to the crime - to walk free.

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