The House version of the bill adds language instituting a tuition freeze for combat veterans.
National Severe Weather Preparedness Week begins today.
The smoking rate in Indiana has decreased by 23% dropping from 27.4% to 21.2% from 2001 to 2010.
A bill proposing a ban on smoking in public places was heard by an Indiana Senate committee for the first time Wednesday.
A bill passed by the Senate Thursday would allow people to carry handguns on their own property or on someone else's property without a license.