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3 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Indiana teachers worry about revamped ISTEP test

Indiana teachers heading back to classrooms starting this week are facing the daunting task of preparing students for a standardized test that's been retooled for the third time since 2009.

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

5 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Small-Batch Rye Whiskey's Big ScandalBy Eric Felten

The artisan whiskey industry has a big secret-many of the 'small-batch' distillers are actually buying their product from a large factory in Indiana.

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Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Life, Food, Local Food, Bourbon Whiskey, Lawrenceburg, IN, Recipes

9 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

Police: Indiana couple dies in murder-suicide

Carmel police say they responded to a report of a shooting Sunday evening and found 38-year-old David Hall and 40-year-old Shannon Hall dead at the scene.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

Ohio man dies in fall from western Indiana cliff

State conservation officers say an Ohio man died after he apparently fell from a cliff at western Indiana's Cataract Falls State Recreation Area.

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11 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Holiday World plans new coaster

The Holiday World amusement park in southern Indiana is building a $22 million roller coaster that it says will launch riders to 60 miles an hour in 3.5 seconds, with a 14-story loop and four inversions.Construction of the Thunderbird coaster, which has already started, will cost more than double any other ride ever built there, according to park ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Shorter summer hurts Indiana tourism

Shorter summer hurts Indiana tourism School schedules, weather plague parks, history sites.

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Related Topix: Harrison County, IN, Crawford County, IN, Corydon, IN

SFGate

Training of new Gary police officers delayed

A Fraternal Order of Police leader says the city of Gary is dragging its feet in hiring additional officers, raising concerns among the rank and file in the wake of the fatal shooting of a patrolman.

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Dearborn County Register

Healthy Indiana Plan reaches capacity

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has authorized the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to stop enrollment into the existing Healthy Indiana Plan.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

The Star Press

C. Van Nelson: We need to get politics out of public education

The editorial in the StarPress of Friday, July 18, titled "Infighting suggests need for one Indiana school chief" presents the suggestion from the Evansville Courier and Press that the governor should appoint the superintendent of public instruction.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Agriculture

The Tribune

Questions raise concern about school takeover law

Changes could be coming to the law allowing Indiana to take over consistently failing schools to resolve confusion over who has the ultimate authority over the facilities and their students.

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The Indianapolis Star

Indiana in the midst of a railroad construction boomIndiana in the...

Indiana in the midst of a railroad construction boom Two railroads planning massive track improvements Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1mR7Gws 11/19/03 TRAIN20 Photo/Frank Espich :::::::: Acting train brakeman Dick Finley gives direction to the crew) at the Dixie Siding ...This is a section of the actual place where the newly ... (more)

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Related Topix: Indiana Government, Indianapolis, IN, Jeffersonville, IN

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Journal Gazette

Security worker absolved in slaying

Wielding a broken beer bottle outside a north-side bar, Damian J. Miller II was shot dead by a bar security officer Jan. 19. No charges will be filed in Miller's death, according to a ruling issued Friday by Allen County Prosecutor Karen Richards.

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TheIndyChannel

N. Indiana man burned in water heater blast

Flash Flood Watch issued July 26 at 4:07PM EDT expiring July 27 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Bartholomew, Brown, Clay, Daviess, Decatur, Greene, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Morgan, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Rush, Shelby, Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo Flash Flood Watch issued July 26 at ... (more)

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Thousands of Indiana families end summer break with back to school family day

Summer break is nearing its end with kids heading back to class in just a few weeks.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Central, IN, Noblesville, IN

Forbes.com

Pence's Playbook Nets Over 100,000 Jobs In Indiana

There are some true leaders in the Heartland Tax Revolution, and their leadership creates high-impact results.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Tax, Central, IN

The Indianapolis Star

More than 200 illegal immigrant children housed in Indiana

More than 200 illegal immigrant children housed in Indiana Federal data shows 245 children placed with Indiana sponsors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Illegal Immigration, US Governors, Family, Kids

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Indiana AG investigating driving school fraud

The Indiana Attorney General is investigating a local driving school after getting multiple customer complaints that the business failed to provide services that had been paid for.

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Washington Blade

ACLU won't sue for marriage recognition in Indiana

The state won't sue Gov. Mike Pence for not recognizing same-sex marriage performed in his state .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Mike Pence, Wedding, ACLU, US Supreme Court

Journal Gazette

We have Allen County Fair results

Home & Family Arts Day featured a narrative by Settlers, Inc. and the Hoosier Gentry Quartet before the Pie baking Contest and Auction.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Measles case confirmed in central Indiana

State health officials have confirmed a case of measles in central Indiana, and they've released a list of locations where others may have been exposed.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Mumps, US News, US Supreme Court

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