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January 24, 2013


Hoosier Women Look Forward To Combat Duty

Female soldiers in Indiana say they see opportunities in the Pentagon's decision to lift the ban on women serving as combat troops.

September 27, 2012


A Walk Behind The Wire: Women In Indiana’s Prisons

The number of women in Indiana's prisons has risen in recent years. WFIU's three-part series takes a look at the consequences of the increase.

September 25, 2012


Drug-Related Charges Spark Rise In Female Incarcerations

The number of women in Indiana prisons has increased 50 percent in the past decade, mostly because of drug-related charges.

July 20, 2012


Gender A Questionable Factor In Supreme Court Finalist List

Whether gender is a factor in the application and narrowing process for potential Supreme Court justices is hard to determine.

April 17, 2012


Women’s Wage Gap In Indiana One Of Worst In Nation

A new report from the National Women’s Law Center, a women’s advocacy organization, shows that women in the US earn 77 cents to every dollar men earn.

June 16, 2011


Genetics Appear Connected To Migraines

Doctors have been able to determine migraines are brought on by a cascade of triggers, but have yet to determine what begins the domino effect.

February 16, 2011


Study Links Young Binge Drinking to Dependency Later in Life

A new study shows that adolescent drinking problems may predict a person’s dependence on alcohol in early adulthood.

October 28, 2010


Indiana Scores Poorly in Study of Pregnant Women in Prison

The Hoosier state receives a D- on the national survey of the treatment of incarcerated pregnant women.

January 16, 2009


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Lady Hoosiers top Wisconsin

Night in and night out, the IU women's basketball team is proving it's legitimacy as one of the top teams in the conference.

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