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Rep. Chris Campbell (D-West Lafayette) addresses women at the statehouse rally.

According to Women4Change Indiana, although women make up close to half of Indiana’s workforce, they get paid 21 percent less than men. The pay disparity gets significantly worse for minority women. 

Bloomington Transit bus

Join us this week as we discuss coming changes to bus routes in Bloomington and the city's transportation needs.

The sign outside Night Moves adult/gentlemen's/strip club in Bloomington.

Owner Rodney Domer says finding the new building was a lengthy process, thanks to the city’s restrictions on where adult businesses can be located.

Jim Lehrer speaking at the Miller Center of Public Affairs, in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2011.

A host of the nightly PBS "NewsHour" that for decades offered a thoughtful take on current events has died. PBS says Jim Lehrer died Thursday. He was 85.

luckys market

Lucky's Market opened its Bloomington store in 2015. It will permanently close on Feb. 12.

Sen. Mike Braun speaks to media in Terre Haute.

NPR's Noel King talks to GOP Sen. Mike Braun of Indiana about the impeachment trial of President Trump. Opening statements got started Wednesday. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe weighs in.

The Indiana Statehouse

Indiana lawmakers have rolled back a proposal that aimed to require a poster with the national motto “In God We Trust” and the American and state flags be displayed in all public school classrooms.

Lemon Lane PCB cleanup

A lot of cleanup has been completed, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency continues to list three toxic waste sites in Monroe County on the Superfund National Priorities List.

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A state House bill would require utilities to get the state’s permission before shutting down a coal plant — at least until Indiana can develop a statewide energy plan.

Terre Haute exterior police station

Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett says he was surprised to learn from media reports last week the NAACP is asking the city to stop the city’s contract with A&E’s ‘Live PD’ TV show.

A surgeon implants British scientist Dr. Mark Gasson in his left hand with an RFID microchip.

A bill passed by the Indiana House Tuesday would ban companies from mandatory microchipping of employees. Although it seems like science fiction, the practice is growing more common in Europe and Asia.

The Indiana Senate.

A bill going to the Senate floor would create a program for high schoolers to try out careers while performing community service, called the Indiana Youth Service Program. 

A stock image of a child wearing a helmet while riding a bicycle with training wheels.

Bill supporters discussed the tragedy of severe head injuries suffered by youths not wearing protective helmets in riding accidents.

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Monroe County Sheriff Brad Swain has identified the man injured in an accidental shooting over the weekend as 36-year-old Tyler Shaw of Bloomington.

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The measure focuses on enforcement, since Congress recently raised the age as well. It makes it easier for retailers who sell to those underage to rack up higher fines and even get their licenses suspended – which retailers have complained about.

A headshot of IU professor Cara Caddoo.

The woman arrested this summer for protesting at the Bloomington Farmers' Market is seeking $500,000 from the City for wrongful arrest and defamation of character.

Bloomington Transit

Late evening bus service would be reduced under a proposal presented to The Bloomington Transit Corporation’s board Tuesday night.

Spencer Town Council with Balash

The Spencer Pride Fest will not be held at the Owen County Courthouse in Spencer for the first time in 13 years, after the Owen County Commissioners passed a new festival ordinance last month that makes it difficult to hold a special event on county grounds.

Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett

Bennett says he's receiving positive feedback over A&E's 'Live PD' program, the city will have to address how the proposed casino enforces the city's smoking ban, and the relationship between the city and federal prison during executions.

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb isn’t yet throwing his support behind Adam Krupp in challenging Curtis Hill, who is awaiting the outcome from an investigation into allegations of drunkenly groping four women.

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Legislation to allow speed cameras in highway work zones didn’t get a vote in a Senate committee Tuesday. And its future this session is in doubt.

Sen. Mike Crider (R-Greenfield) talks about his legislation with Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem), left, and sexual assault prevention advocates supporting him.

Current law says child sex crimes must be prosecuted before the victim turns 31 years old. The new bill slightly extends that.

An NPR graphic of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Watch live as the Senate impeachment trail convenes for a rules debate.

A screenshot of a YouTube video by MyHoosierEnergy about Hoosier Energy's Merom Generating Station.

Merom supplies energy to 18 rural electric cooperatives, including UDWI, which services several thousand residents in Monroe and Greene Counties.

Two people on a ski lift at Paoli Peaks.

The resort announced Jan. 18 via Facebook that it had resumed its snowmaking process thanks to colder temperatures and was working on establishing a base for skiing, snowboarding and tubing.

Indiana Department of Revenue employee Bob Grennes.

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday that he has selected Bob Grennes to serve as commissioner, effective Feb. 1. He will succeed Adam Krupp, who's resigning to run for state attorney general.

A stock image of a man holding a cell phone/telephone.

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana said court officials would never contact someone and demand personal information such as their Social Security number.

The Indiana Statehouse

Property tax caps took full effect in 2010. They were put in place in response to local governments raising rates to fill in funding gaps from the state during the Great Recession.

Fairview students perform

The City of Bloomington presented the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater Monday night with guest speaker Dr. Melina Abdullah.

A generic shot of lockers at a high school.

A bill up for passage in the Senate this week would require schools, beginning in 2021, to have a relationship with a mental health care provider before getting school safety dollars.

Members of Owen Valley's Patriot Manufacturing program.

Owen Valley High school students are learning how to own and operate a business as a part of their school days.

The Heart of the Yellowwood Back Country Area

Areas in Brown County State Park and Yellowwood State Forest will be considered high conservation value forest areas in an effort to preserve the yellowwood tree population.

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