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Main floor East Tower of Wells Library

IU spokesman Chuck Carney says it took almost 12 hours to restore power to all affected buildings. The outage struck 55 buildings total across campus.

Andrea Webster of IU’s Environmental Resilience Institute explains how cities and towns in Indiana can use the tool.

Every city in Indiana can now see how climate change will affect them in the future — and what they can do to prepare. Indiana University researchers unveiled a tool Tuesday called the Hoosier Resilience Index. 

An image of two cows at a farm.

Dean Foods supplies milk for its own brands, like Dairy Pure, Meadow Gold and TruMoo, as well as store brands. One big blow came last year, when Walmart opened its own milk processing plant in Indiana.

Another generic photo of winter snow on a tree branch.

Monroe County saw around 2 inches of snow, as did Vigo and Vermilion counties. 3.1 inches fell in Spencer, 2.3 inches fell in Bedford, and between 1.8 and 3 inches were recorded in Kokomo.

IU students walking on campus

Enrollment in Indiana University's online courses has soared during the past decade across the school's campuses even as overall student enrollment has dropped, officials said.

city of Indy

The financial advising website WalletHub ranked Indianapolis near the bottom at number 96.

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Forecasters are predicting 1 to 3 inches of snow by Tuesday morning throughout south central Indiana.

Purple Shirt Brigade

Five members of a group known as the “Purple Shirt Brigade” were arrested and cited for criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.

image of drawer with seeds inside

A new seeds library is now available at the Monroe County Public Library. Residents may pick out various types of non-invasive, non-GMO food and flower seeds to take home and plant.

Former Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard, former Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Indiana Bar Foundation executive director Chuck Dunlap at the unveiling of the 2019 Indiana Civic Health Index.

The Civic Health Index uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau and voter registration information to measure how Hoosiers engage in their communities.

The Monroe County Veterans Honor Guard does a gun salute.

Commander Richard Dunbar of American Legion Burton Woolery Post 18 led the proceedings, which included a POW/MIA ceremony, memorial wreath presentation and a gun salute by the Monroe County Veterans Honor Guard.

A stock photo of two turkeys.

Do you have special family traditions for Thanksgiving? Has the way you mark the holiday changed over the years? Our City Limits project would like to hear from you for our story to be aired on Thanksgiving Day.

Baby Box

Now there are six boxes in Northwest Indiana, including one at a Michigan City fire station and another at Franciscan Health.

A baby deer. (Stock image)

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says wildlife biologists evaluate the parks to determine where deer hunts are needed to ensure healthy habitats for native plants and animals.

The planet Mercury is seen in silhouette, lower third of image, as it transits across the face of the sun Monday, May 9, 2016, as viewed from Boyertown, Pennsylvania.

A visit with Oakley Observatory is the best way guests can ensure they witness the event without damaging their eyes.

Numbers on a stock exchange trading screen. (Stock image)

Kelley School of Business economists say Indiana remains the state with the highest percentage of jobs in manufacturing and those companies are having trouble hiring more workers.

French Lick Resort Renovation

French Lick Resort’s two newest additions are set to open Nov. 15 after a year of renovation. The $17 million renovation includes 71 new guest rooms, a 100-foot bar, and two large meeting rooms.

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The Williams Dam in Williams, Ind.

Structural problems such as cracks and erosion, deficient spillways, or water seeping through their embankments have been cited for many of these dams.

The outside of the Indiana State Museum.

"Fix: Heartbreak and Hope Inside our Opioid Crisis" will showcase displays on the biology behind addiction, the history of health crises in America, and personal stories from addicts and families.

Teachers rally at the statehouse in March 2019.

Kindergarten teacher Amanda Poynter says it all boils down to addressing poverty. She just wants lawmakers to cut teachers a break — and poorer schools a bigger check.

A female referee shows off her many uniforms. Officials have to make sure their uniforms are up to regulations, which is another expense adding to the pressure on officials already strapped for time and money.

Angry fans have followed officials to their cars or made verbal threats. Other things stack up too, like travel, buying uniforms, training – and usually, a select handful of people decide who gets assigned to the high-stakes games.

The East Tower of Wells Library and the West Tower of Wells Library during a power outage Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

IU says Duke’s three power distribution centers on South Rogers went down – causing the outage, which started around 10:14 a.m.

The Owen County Courthouse (Sept. 2019)

Owen County Commissioners are still considering a downtown festival ordinance. What’s behind a massive Duke Energy rate hike. And why high school officials, especially women, are leaving the field for good.

possible rendering of a Vigo County casino

Voters in Vigo County approved a referendum to build a casino by a 63% margin Tuesday night.

The utility says that money would go to pay for everything from metering infrastructure, to helping retire some coal plants earlier, to maintenance on the Edwardsport plant, to tree trimming.

There is still more corn being produced—even in down years like this—than what can be consumed.

Spencer, Indiana

Earlier this week, the Owen County Commissioners voted to table a controversial festival ordinance after tremendous pushback from residents. Now, all they can do is wait.

New funding will drive a pilot project to connect patients with rides to medical appointments and address transportation barriers to health.

Indiana statehouse at night

Federal appeals court judges want the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on a question posed by an Indiana anti-abortion law.

Pete and Chasten Buttigieg

The field of 2020 presidential candidates with health care overhaul plans is crowded, and Pete Buttigieg is drawing lines of distinction between his proposal and his competitors' plans.

Eddie Melton

A state senator from northwestern Indiana says he will continue his campaign for governor rather than seek the congressional seat being given up by Democratic Rep. Pete Visclosky.

early learning summit

Employees without access to high-quality childcare miss, on average, 13 days of work each year or simply have to quit their jobs altogether.

A generic photo of a classroom with a teacher and students.

Tens of thousands of Indiana students are having a school day called off as their teachers make plans to attend a union-organized Statehouse rally that could signal an increase in educator activism regarding teacher pay and other issues.

Duke Energy logo

An Indiana agency advised regulators to deny Duke Energy's request to increase average monthly charges by as much as $23 per customer, countering that fees should instead be lowered.

Kelley School of Business professors Kyle Anderson and Cathy Bonser-Neal

Indiana University economists predict slow growth across Indiana’s economy in 2020, while the global economy grows at the slowest rate since the 2009 financial crisis.

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