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10+ Hours Of Testing Expected For ISTEP Test Takers This Spring

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 2:46pm EST

Some Indiana educators are outraged that third grade students this spring will be undergoing more than double the testing than last year.


State Rep. Frye Proposes Firefighter Training Academy

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 12:39pm EST

Indiana firefighters would have a new resource for training if a bill authored by retired Indianapolis firefighters and southeast Indiana State Representative Randy Frye becomes law.


Criminal Expungement Law Improvement Bill Passes House

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 11:37am EST

State Representative Jud McMillin (R-Brookville) authored legislation to make Indiana’s expungement process run more efficiently.


Keeping Hoosier Students In Indiana's Workforce

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 11:24am EST

Indiana ranks 41st in the nation when it comes to students earning a postsecondary credential or diploma within six years of graduating high school.


Report: ACLU, Atheists Won't Drop Courthouse Nativity Litigation

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 9:50am EST

The Freedom From Religion Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana are not planning to drop their lawsuit centering on Franklin County’s courthouse Nativity scene.


East Central, Lawrenceburg Basketball Teams Partner For #JoshStrong Fundraiser

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 9:02am EST

Basketball teams from Lawrenceburg and East Central made a generous donation to help a high school athlete who is fighting for his life.

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Rising Sun Schools Announce Town Hall Meeting To Explain Tax Referendum

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 8:11am EST

Taxpayers in the Rising Sun-Ohio County Community Schools district are being invited to learn about a tax referendum they’ll be voting on soon.

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Lawmaker's Bill Could Improve Brookville Lake Facilities, But At Conservation Officers' Expense

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 7:50am EST

Legislation proposed by State Representative Jud McMillin (R-Brookville) would allocate money for improvements at state parks around Brookville Lake.


Late Night Snow Making For Slick Morning Drive

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 7:11am EST

As Thursday morning’s list of school announcements will show, road conditions across the tri-state are still in less than ideal condition.


Cheap, Unlimited Liquor Licenses May Be New Tool For Downtown L'burg Revitalization

Posted On February 05, 2015 at 6:48am EST

Those leading the effort to revitalize downtown Lawrenceburg believe that affordable and plentiful liquor licenses could give a downtown renaissance a much better shot.