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July 20, 2018


Office Of Indiana AG Hosts Prescription Drug Drop-Off In Vigo County

Representatives from the Office of the Indiana Attorney General collected prescription drugs from Terre Haute residents Friday.

July 20, 2018


AP News Guide: It Is Hard To Remove Indiana Attorney General

Attorney General Curtis Hill remains defiant despite growing pressure for him to resign amid groping allegations. There are several — albeit rarely used — ways the Legislature could oust Hill from office.

July 20, 2018


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Overdose Map Controversy Raises Questions About Transparency

Bloomington’s mayor regularly says his administration is built on transparency, but some residents say a number of recent controversies show that’s not really the case.

July 20, 2018


Orange Co. Joins Class-Action Suit To Recover Underpay For Federal Lands

Orange County is joining a class-action lawsuit against the federal government seeking to recover its property tax losses from a federal program.

July 19, 2018


Holcomb Says No Choice But To Call For Hill’s Resignation

Gov. Eric Holcomb says he had no choice but to call for Attorney General Curtis Hill’s resignation, because Holcomb says he believes the four women who’ve accused Hill of groping them at a party in March.

July 19, 2018


Sen. Young Advocates For Evidence-Based Policy Making

U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) says he pushes his Congressional colleagues to use evidence-based decisions when it comes to policy making.

July 19, 2018


US Eases Obama-Era Coal Ash Pollution Rules For Utilities

The EPA on Wednesday eased rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 U.S. coal-fired power plants. Indiana has more coal ash ponds than any other state. 

July 19, 2018


Ind. Fire Departments Struggling To Find, Retain Volunteers

Rural Indiana fire departments are struggling to meet the demand of their communities. The Paoli Town Council is proposing incentives, like a tax break, to bring in new recruits.

July 18, 2018


Board Of Zoning Appeals Postpones Hearing For Bloomington Opioid Treatment Center

The appeals hearing for the West First Street addiction treatment center is now postponed until August 23rd.

July 18, 2018


Curtis Hill Attorneys Threaten Defamation Suit

Lawyers for Attorney General Curtis Hill sought to discredit parts of a leaked report that contains sexual misconduct allegations against Hill.

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