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Experts call economic forecast a moving target
Friday, February 23, 2018
COMMENTARY: Voting offers best chance for change
Friday, February 23, 2018
Research highlights upcoming climate change predictions for Indiana
Predicts by 2050, state will have summer temperatures more like those now found in northeastern Texas and winter temperatures more like those of southeastern Virginia
Friday, February 23, 2018
Anderson High School students say school shootings a fact of life
'This world is a really scary place'
Friday, February 23, 2018
Lingering questions on Purdue-Kaplan deal, regulators' records reveal
Friday, February 23, 2018
EDITORIAL: The scourge of social media; Threats to cause mischief, disruption and fear
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Ivy Tech Evansville, North Project Lead the Way kids build prosthetic hand
Destined for children in Central African country of Cameroon
Thursday, February 22, 2018
After student threat, Anderson schools leader points finger at social media
“Almost 100% of our recent threats have been from profiles of non-students...," he says
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
After move to shared IUN site, Ivy Tech closing Gary campus
Faces $2 million budget deficit attributed to the vibrant economy that's kept potential students employed and out of classrooms
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
EDITORIAL: Listen to students' voices on gun issue
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Indiana finance board approves $3.75 million loan for Gary schools
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
COMMENTARY: We have to stop school shooting threats -- and get the offenders some help
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Mitch Daniels, faculty clash again as Purdue-Kaplan deal's final approval looms
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Parent notification system for school districts in question following threats
Some parents say the manner in which they were notified  left a lot to be desired
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
State of city: Angolan Mayor Dick Hickman wants to set the bar, not raise it
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
NTN general manager: Anderson people want a job and to do well
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Governor wants Purdue Polytechnic model expanded statewide
“We’re having a regional impact for an area 30 miles around Anderson,” program director says
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Monroe County Community School Corp aims to fill a void with early childhood center
Monday, February 19, 2018
EDITORIAL: Giving for good, our third economic sector
Eye on the pie
Monday, February 19, 2018
$65 million Elkhart aquatics center just the beginning of opportunity
Downtown facility is projected to have an economic impact of about $4.7 million per year
Monday, February 19, 2018
Officials say new Evansville medical campus will bring collaboration, vitality
Come August 2018, about 500 students from three universities will be in downtown daily, studying medical disciplines together in a new facility
Monday, February 19, 2018
Plenty of potential, South Bend-Elkhart aiming for 200 start-up companies by 2025
“We’ve got people with ideas that need to be enabled,” says president of Regional Economic Development Strategy's startup committee
Monday, February 19, 2018
Sense of well-being of Americans falls for first time in 10-year survey history
Indiana's ranking improved, though it's still near the bottom
Sunday, February 18, 2018
IU addictions initiative projects to focus on policies, pharmacies, new moms and more
One major initiative will center on ways to increase access to public health services
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Data: Hancock County school districts welcome more than 1,500 transfer students
State law requires districts to accept transfer students until a school reaches capacity
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Indiana schools all supposed to conduct emergency training per state law
Must conduct at least one tornado drill and at least one man-made occurrence disaster drill annually
Saturday, February 17, 2018
COMMENTARY: What can I do in response to these tragedies?
Saturday, February 17, 2018
United Way of Howard County 2017 campaign raises over $2.4 million, focuses on #75in5
Saturday, February 17, 2018
University of Notre Dame President Jenkins rebukes U.S. Senate; supports 'Dreamers'
“These young women and men have done nothing wrong and have known life only in the United States," he says
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Indiana partnering with 19 states to promote worker skills training
Goal is to identify and share state strategies that favor worker training in employer-demanded competencies or skill
Friday, February 16, 2018
The $10 million question: Who put Muncie schools into a tailspin?
Friday, February 16, 2018
Gary schools manager plans to close Wirt-Emerson at end of year
Friday, February 16, 2018
House Bill 1024 would require heat-related safety training for sports coaches
Friday, February 16, 2018
EDITORIAL: Alas, ticking time bombs trigger fury
Friday, February 16, 2018
Indiana State Board of Education weighs new A-F grade plan
Public hearings have been set in South Bend, Fort Wayne, Evansville, Indianapolis and Madison
Friday, February 16, 2018
Can connections curb gun violence? School workers trained to spot warning signs
Schools across Indiana are showing a need for more social workers who specialize in mental health, Oaklawn official says
Friday, February 16, 2018
'What a big hot mess this is': Senate bill could cut Gary School Board meetings to 4 per year
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Indiana Senate to act on Ball State takeover of Muncie schools
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Bosma: Shifting corporate income tax dollars to workforce training unlikely
Last fiscal year, the state collected $978 million in corporate income tax revenue
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Growth, connectivity keys to Jeffersonville mayor's state of the city address
With a population increase of nearly 6,000 in the past six years, Moore said it’s imperative to maintain a high quality of life
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Ivy Tech to double student credentials, decrease workforce, president says
Five-year plan is to increase number of high-quality certificates, certifications and degrees students receive annually from about 21,000 to about 50,000 by 2023
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Anderson Flagship symposium offers guidelines on building foreign relationships
282 percent growth in exports from Indiana to China between 2010 and 2016 and last year sales totaled $2.9 billion
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Flu causes Anderson's Liberty Christian middle, high schools to close Thursday, Friday
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Plenty of work ahead for Indiana lawmakers in second half of legislative session
GOP leaders shrugged off the failure to pass legislation sought by the state's influential business community
Monday, February 12, 2018
OPINION: Housing shortages are really neighborhood problems
To fix  those problems make sure you work on your schools, neighborhoods and amenities
Monday, February 12, 2018
School enrollment down across Wabash County as is local population
Monday, February 12, 2018
Mishawaka kindergartners at home on Bethel College campus
Monday, February 12, 2018
Program aims to make sure 'No One Eats Alone' at Forest Park Junior-Senior High School
“By reducing social isolation, we believe we can help end much bullying and violence”
Monday, February 12, 2018
COMMENTARY: Indiana legislators don't trust student journalists with First Amendment
Monday, February 12, 2018
Indiana student journalism bill fails in General Assembly for second year in a row
Similar legislation for student journalists has been implemented in 13 states
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Indiana University losing foreign graduate students
Variety of factors could be to blame, including anti-immigrant rehetoric since 2016 presidential campaign
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Fort Wayne Community Schools works up a STEAM at former GE campus
Would join Indiana Tech in offering educational opportunities in century-old Building 19
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Workforce development to take stage in Indiana House
Bill would allow business to contact high school students much as a college athletic recruiter approaches a student for a scholarship
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Democratic minority in Indiana General Assembly likened to 'being stuck on island'
Nine of 50 senators are Democrats, as are 30 of 100 representatives
Friday, February 9, 2018
IU and Notre Dame in top 20 of higher education for philanthropic support
Donations to colleges and universities nationwide set a record in 2017
Friday, February 9, 2018
South Bend's EmNet purchased by global water tech provider
Thursday, February 8, 2018
IU School of Medicine receives $14 million to create program for cancer patients, families
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
EDITORIAL: Sex ed opt-in bill is antiquated, unnecessary
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Elkhart-South Bend regional development strategy unveiled, expanding to 7 counties
Main goal is to improve per capita income by 2025
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Hog butchering a learning experience for many Jasper High School students
“I’ve had students here who don’t realize meat comes from an actual animal,” says agricultural teacher
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Daviess County CEO program shapes local high school students
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
14 Indiana counties lost at least 9% of child population between 2011-2016, report says
Modest growth in state has been largely in Indianapolis metro area and LaGrange County, says BSU economist
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Hoosier student journalism bill fails 47-46 in Indiana House
New Albany's Rep. Ed Clere says he may try again in 2019
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
IU to fund 16 projects as part of spending $50 million to address addictions
Is the third proposal to receive funding from school's  Grand Challenges initiative
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
EDITORIAL: Indiana Legislature operates on 1-0 votes
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Handgun bill to eliminate lifetime license fee passes Indiana House
Could result in a decrease of between $6 million and $7 million that is distributed to local law enforcement agencies for training
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Cass County has second highest percentage of Hispanic children in state
16.4 percent of of students are English language learners
Monday, February 5, 2018
OPINION: Most Indiana counties should stop pursuing economic growth
Eighty or more Indiana counties are in absolute or relative decline
Monday, February 5, 2018
In light of MSU's doctor conduct, Purdue president reminds community to report
Monday, February 5, 2018
The buzz on Indiana's booming bee business
Social media helping bring more people to help with the endangered pollinators
Monday, February 5, 2018
Statewide pitch night targets Hoosier high school students for $100,000 in prizes
Competition invites  innovators with an idea for a business, product, service, technology component or other venture
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Indiana student journalism law would protect school publications from censorship
"It doesn’t stop administrators from prior review, but does stop prior restraint,” sponsor says
Friday, February 2, 2018
Huntingburg Mayor's Youth Council makes mark on community
One of 26 communities with youth councils run by mayors and town leaders across the state
Friday, February 2, 2018
Michigan City committee recommends lead poisoning test for many local students
Officials says 70 percent of county housing was build before 1978 ban on use of lead-based paint in homes
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Elementary school newspaper inspires young Dubois County journalists
“I’ve seen the excitement in them when they come back (from interviews); tThey always have something fun to tell me,” says schoool librarian, newspaper adviser
Thursday, February 1, 2018
IU School of Public Health pledges to refuse funds from tobacco-related group
Other schools also refuse funds from Phillip Morris International
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Ban on BSU fraternity parties lifted at 12 of 13 houses
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Transgender Army veteran talks about social change through activism in the 21st century
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
EDITORIAL: Nassar, MSU case should place all of Big Ten community on high alert
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
SKILLS for SUCCESS: Inmates get manufacturing training in 10-day program
"I can take this and put it towards real-life situations,” prisoner says
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Hoosier bill aims to cut unequal school suspension and expulsion rates
Indiana one of five states that suspended boys across all racial lines at rates that exceeded national averages, says 2014 survey
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Parental permission may be required for Hoosier students to hear anything (from their teachers) about sex in schools
"This isn't even about sex ed in this bill. This is about bigotry," Bloomington senator says
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
New IU housing complex, expanded dining hall part of $99 million proposed project
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
OPINION: House Bill 1315 is a pragmatic fix to Muncie school dilemma
District needs a restoration of confidence before it can achieve any real stability
Monday, January 29, 2018
Michigan City unveils marketing strategy costing $150,000 annually
Postings of events and other highlights about the community on Facebook alone since May have received 2.1 million hits
Sunday, January 28, 2018
EDITORIAL: Muncie is important to the east central Indiana region
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Bill would clarify tax language on Indiana school referendums
HB 1045 might be of use for Vigo as it seeks money to build new high schools
Sunday, January 28, 2018
School superintendents disagree with state transfer data
IDOE says data derived from fall 2017 count date
Sunday, January 28, 2018
EDITORIAL: Public internet access a good idea
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Indiana student journalists speak out on press freedom before legislative committee
"We need to report facts, even if it makes people uncomfortable,” says co-editor of Plainfield High School's magazine, Quaker Shaker

Saturday, January 27, 2018
IU study: CBD could protect against THC risks
"...if they are going to smoke cannabis perhaps they should be smoking cannabis that has high CBD," professor says
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Alexandria, Anderson school referendums moving forward toward May 8, 2018 ballot
Saturday, January 27, 2018
What could Amazon HQ2 bring to Indianapolis? We asked experts to do the math
Would “fundamentally change the country’s perception of what central Indiana is,” says Drew Klacik of IU's Public Police Institute
Friday, January 26, 2018
Former Muncie middle school early focus in county jail search
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Notre Dame Stadium could store alcohol for future events under legislative proposal
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Huntington University gets $1 million donation
Thursday, January 25, 2018






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