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Poverty At Root Of Many Problems For Indiana Children

Posted On February 17, 2015 at 9:19am EST

Poverty is among the biggest challenges faced by children in Indiana, according to the results of an annual Indiana Youth Institute summary.

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Ritz At Indiana Education Rally: "I Know What We Need In Our Schools"

Posted On February 17, 2015 at 9:13am EST

Southeast Indiana educators were among those rallying at the Indiana Statehouse on Monday in support of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz.

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Roads Remain Treacherous After Snow As Temps Fall Below Zero

Posted On February 17, 2015 at 7:36am EST

Your morning commute will be a risky proposition as the tri-state is chipping out from Tuesday’s snowfall and a subsequent hard freeze.

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How Much Snow? Here Are Some Local Snowfall Totals

Posted On February 17, 2015 at 6:46am EST

Up to eight inches of snowfall are expected in some parts of the tri-state, but it looks like some areas may even eclipse that.

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INDOT Identifies Trouble Spots

Posted On February 16, 2015 at 3:16pm EST

Full call-outs from INDOT Seymour District facilities will continue through the night.

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Snow Causing Travel Difficulties Throughout Tri-State

Posted On February 16, 2015 at 12:20pm EST

Snow is continuing to blanket the tri-state and it won’t be stopping for at least a few more hours.

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Indiana Works To Reach More Kids Who Need School Breakfast

Posted On February 16, 2015 at 11:11am EST

213,000 Indiana children ate a free school breakfast last year, less than half of those who participated in the federal School Lunch Program.

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Rally For Ritz At Ind. Statehouse Monday; McMillin Hears From Teachers

Posted On February 16, 2015 at 9:29am EST

Supporters of Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz will brave winter weather to rally at the Indiana Statehouse Monday. HB 1609 author State Rep. Jud McMillin heard from teachers on Friday.

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$10,000 Powerball Ticket Was Sold In Sunman

Posted On February 16, 2015 at 9:02am EST

A group of people claimed a $10,000 lottery prize from a ticket purchased in Sunman.

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UPDATE: Snow-A-Plenty Expected Monday; Winter Storm Warning Through Tuesday Morning

Posted On February 16, 2015 at 8:09am EST

UPDATE: As snow piles up Monday, municipalities are adding to the list of announcements and warnings.