The designation gives communities an advantage in applying for grants, and special access to federal employees who act as guides through federal bureaucracy.
Four years ago, test scores at the Evans School, in Evansville were low enough that the elementary school qualified for a federal grant for almost $6 million.
CARR President believes the U.S. Department of Transportation failed to follow the National Environmental Policy Act and violated the Clean Air Act.
Troopers recently arrested three people on drug charges during a traffic stop after uncovering 25 pounds of marijuana, cash and a loaded firearm in the car.
The state has set aside $84 million to boost economic development in mid-sized cities.
President Obama will visit a Gibson County steel mill today, and Princeton Mayor Bob Hurst expects him to examine the area's economic development.
Obama is scheduled to visit Millennium Steel in Princeton, Ind.
A court dismissed a church's appeal of a ruling that kept it from putting crosses along Evansville's Riverfront area.
Recent Census data show Indianapolis, Ft. Wayne, Evansville and South Bend all showed large population shifts.
Indiana Commission for Higher Education approves $2 million toward planning a new IU Medical Facility in Evansville.