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Lawsuit Challenging Right To Work Law Dismissed

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indiana's Right To Work law will remain in effect. In an order released on Wednesday, the state's high court unanimously dismissed a second challenge to the controversial statute that requires unions to provide services to non-union members without compensation. The case was brought by the United Steelworker Union. Earlier this year, a…

DPW Ditching Cold Mix This Winter

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The Department of Public Works plans on getting a jump start on potholes next year. The acting director says they learned last winter that the cold mix doesn't work, so they'll have the hot mix ready in January to repair crumbling roads. The change was initiated after crews refilled the same potholes…

Indiana Not Ready To Legalize Pot

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Indiana is probably not ready to legalize marijuana. State Senator Karen Tallian has introduced bills for many years that always failed. The Democrat will attempt a new tactic for the next legislative session to limit pot use to people suffering medical problems. Some officials believe the Hoosier State will be among the…

IU Students Heading To Cuba

Posted On December 18, 2014

(Bloomington, IN) -- Students at Indiana University are getting ready for a trip to Cuba. The week-long journey will have students from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs involved in a special honors class this spring. The group will be in the middle of President Obama's surprise policy to re-establish relations with Cuba. >Tournament…

Huge Gift For IU South Bend

Posted On December 18, 2014

(South Bend, IN) -- Indiana University in South Bend is getting the biggest single donation ever received. The more than five-million dollar gift is from a couple with no connection to the school. The money comes from the Vera Z. Dwyer Charitable Trust to provide healthcare scholarships plus a low-cost clinic.