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3 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Indiana Convention Center and Exposition Hall in 1975.

A crowd was on hand Dec 8, 1969 for the ground breaking of the $24 million Indiana Civic Exposition Center - known known as the Convention Center.

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3 hrs ago | WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Good Education News! Black On Time High School Graduation Rates Rises In Indiana, Indy And Suburbs

Nearly a decade ago, a series of editorials in the Indianapolis Star declared that Indianapolis had one of the worst graduation rates of any major American city.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, African-American, Education Etc., Marion County, IN

4 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

Jeffersonville mayor blasts INDOT over Big Four Bridge progress

Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore expressed "disappointment and frustration" with the Indiana Department of Transportation Thursday afternoon in a press release criticizing the department's decision not to open the Big Four Bridge on April 30 as originally planned.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government

8 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Proposed Indiana school standards reviewed

Debate on the new standards comes as the state races to create before July new, state-written benchmarks for what students should learn in each grade.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Hillsdale College

12 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Losers turn winners in live show

Glenn Gross drops his lottery ticket in a barrel, hoping to be called as the sixth contestant in the 'Hoosier Millionaire' show Thursday at Memorial Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Oolitic, IN, Fort Wayne, IN

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Journal and Courier

Mitch Daniels back in presidential (debate) mix

The Purdue University president and former Indiana governor who considered running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012, was one of six new members elected to the board of the Commission on Presidential Debates.

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Related Topix: Mitch Daniels, US Governors, Purdue University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe

Daily Reporter

Indiana man pleads guilty in teen's rape, murder

A convicted sex offender has pleaded guilty to the rape and killing of a 17-year-old southern Indiana girl.

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WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Drought in California may impact food prices

Purdue Agriculture Economist Corinne Alexander said California depends on snow during the winter months for water supply in the summer.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Avocado

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Southwest Airlines flight evacuated in Indianapolis amid threat

Ethics Committee Chairman Greg Steuerwald has called a meeting on Rep. Eric Turner at the Statehouse next Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Indianapolis, IN, Fishers, IN, Hamilton County, IN

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Boy killed when hit by semi on northwest Indiana street

Sunshine and warmth is coming our way today. Highs will top out right around normal for this time of year, in the low to mid 60s.

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Related Topix: Central, IN, Indianapolis, IN

Journal Gazette

Fatal cabin blaze under investigation

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. The state fire marshal's office has taken over the investigation of a fatal blaze at a rental cabin in Sevierville that killed a child and his relative from Indiana.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Governor visits Hoosier troops in Germany

Indiana Governor Mike Pence spent part of his first day of an economic development trip to Germany meeting Hoosier troops stationed in the country.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Pence, US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force

The Star Press

Another view: Hemp could be serious cash crop for Hoosier state

Forget what you think you know about the utility of the marijuana plant. If we can all stop snickering for a moment and clear our heads of the visions of smoke-clouded VW vans or dorm rooms, the industrial hemp from marijuana plants is looking more and more like a viable cash crop for the Hoosier state.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Journal and Courier

Indiana faces deadline on new education standardsIndiana faces...

As the first state to drop the national Common Core learning standards, Indiana is rushing to approve new state-crafted benchmarks in time for teachers to use them this fall, and education leaders from across the nation are closely watching.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Stanford University

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Indiana Department of Education Releases Graduation Rates

New data released by the Department of Education today shows Indiana graduation rates remained steady in 2013.

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Journal and Courier

Hoosier House challengers have little campaign cash

Six of Indiana's nine House members face opponents in the May 6 primary, but none of their challengers have raised much money, according to the latest campaign disclosure reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Jackie Walorski, Richard Lugar, US News, Representative Andre Carson, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Susan Brooks, Democrat, Representative Larry Bucshon

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

IMPD officer pleads not guilty over fight arrest

The letters were dated from 1918. They were from a man - Clement Berger - training to fight on the killing fields of France, writing home to his sweetheart, Mary Borho.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Anderson, IN

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

IMPD officers learning to use overdose antidote

There's a new tool to help police fight the heroin epidemic sweeping central Indiana.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Delaware County, IN

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana graduation rate unchanged for 2012-13

The City of Indianapolis is looking to revitalize and rebrand the area around the former Market Square Arena site.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Weather

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indianapolis launches design contest for Market East District

The City of Indianapolis is looking to revitalize and rebrand the area around the former Market Square Arena site.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Weather

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