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April 20, 2018


Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Part Of 2016 Indiana Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court once again struck down part of an Indiana anti-abortion law. The latest ruling concerns a 2016 measure that banned abortions because of a fetus’s characteristics. The 2016 law barred women from seeking abortions solely because of a fetus’s sex, race, or potential disability. A federal judge struck down that provision last […]

April 19, 2018


Indiana To Receive $10.9M In Federal Funding For Opioid Epidemic Fight

The second round of federal funding to address the opioid epidemic in Indiana has been announced.

April 19, 2018


Bloomington Students Prepare For Second National School Walkout

Bloomington high school students are preparing to join the second National School Walkout tomorrow.

April 19, 2018


State Leaders Mark Child Abuse Prevention Month With No Mention Of DCS Controversy

Indiana leaders celebrated National Child Abuse Prevention Month Thursday amid controversy at the state’s child welfare agency.

April 19, 2018


Bloomington Working To Mitigate Traffic During Summer Construction

The city of Bloomington is addressing potential traffic issues that could come up when summer construction projects begin.

April 19, 2018


Members Of Black Lives Matter Bloomington Speak At City Council

Rather than interrupting Wednesday’s meeting like in previous weeks, activists spoke only during the public comment portion in voicing opposition to the purchase of an armored vehicle.

April 19, 2018


IU Graduate Students Propose Scholarship For DACA Recipients

Indiana University’s graduate student government approved a proposal this week asking the university to institute scholarship opportunities for so-called Dreamers.

April 19, 2018


Without Individual Mandate, Report Predicts Many Hoosiers Will Opt Out Of Insurance

The GOP tax bill ended the individual mandate that required Americans to have insurance.

April 18, 2018


National Nonprofit Report Raises Concerns Over Trump Tax Reform Impact On Hoosiers

President Donald Trump’s recent budget proposal includes making cuts to infrastructure, education, affordable housing and healthcare, leading one watchdog group to speak out in concern about the potential impact those cuts could have.

April 18, 2018


State Promotes Nationally-Recognized Suicide Prevention Program

The Indiana Commission on Improving the Status of Children wants to help spread a suicide prevention program to health care providers across the state.

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