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AUDIO: Sen. Donnelly Talks Military Suicides, ISIS, President's Budget

Posted On February 04, 2015 at 9:23am EST

Indiana U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly is applauding Senate passage of a bill aiming to curb military members and veteran suicides.


Ind. Senate Passes Bill Allowing Religion-Based Hiring For Contractors

Posted On February 04, 2015 at 8:24am EST

The Indiana Senate has passed a bill that would allow some contractors to discriminate in hiring based on religion.

A concept design of the Ark Encounter theme park planned in Grant County, Kentucky.

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Ark Park Group Filing Lawsuit Against Kentucky

Posted On February 04, 2015 at 8:06am EST

The developer of a religious-themed park in Grant County is planning to file a federal discrimination lawsuit against the State of Kentucky.


Two New Board Members At Ripley Co. Community Foundation

Posted On February 04, 2015 at 7:40am EST

Two new members join the Ripley County Community Foundation Board of Directors.


Report: Indiana 10th Worst For Regressive Taxes

Posted On February 04, 2015 at 7:35am EST

Indiana's poorest residents are paying almost twice the amount of taxes than do the top 1 percent of earners, according to a recent report.


Fire Breaks Out At Recycling Center

Posted On February 04, 2015 at 7:16am EST

A Florence recycling yard caught fire Tuesday night, and it was not the first time firefighters have been called to that facility.


RNs, Teachers, Truckers Top Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs List

Posted On February 03, 2015 at 2:42pm EST

Nurses will once again be in high-demand over the next decade, according to the new Hoosier Hot 50 Jobs report.


Local Senator's Farm Tax Relief Bill Passes Committee

Posted On February 03, 2015 at 2:08pm EST

A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) to freeze farmland property tax assessment factors and provide more protections against land reclassification passed the Senate Committee on Agriculture today by a 6-0 vote.


Boiling Advisory For Patriot Water Co.

Posted On February 03, 2015 at 1:35pm EST

Patriot Water Company issued a boil water advisory Tuesday for the next two days due to a water main break.


Ind. Senate Bill Seeks Regulations For Uber, Lyft

Posted On February 03, 2015 at 9:29am EST

Ride share companies like Uber and Lyft are being targeted by new legislation at the Indiana Statehouse.