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58 min ago | 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

5 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Indianapolis pulls future support for Amtrak line

INDIANAPOLIS City officials in Indianapolis have cast the future of an Amtrak passenger line between Indianapolis and Chicago into doubt after deciding not to provide any additional money to subsidize that line.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government

8 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Murder, rape charges filed in SW Indiana attack

Prosecutors have charged a 35-year-old man with fatally shooting a man outside his rural southwestern Indiana home and then raping a woman inside the home.

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Related Topix: Greene County, IN, Solsberry, IN

11 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Suspect accused of murdering man, raping woman in SW Indiana

Evidence indicates that a man accused of murder waited in the victim's driveway, shot him as he returned home and raped a woman inside the house, Indiana State Police said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

14 hrs ago | FunCity Finder

10 Reasons the Indiana State Fair is the Best of Indiana

Earlier this week, the Indiana State Fair was named one of the Top 10 State Fairs in the country by Fodor's, the travel authority.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana higher ed chief suggests changes to financial aid

Indiana higher ed chief suggests changes to financial aid Aim would be to make changes that encourage students to graduate on time Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rEbFEr Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers Thursday suggested to Congress ways the federal government could help more students graduate on time or ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Lamar Alexander, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

WISH-TV Indianapolis

More and more criminals re-offending in Indiana

A new study backed by the Department of Justice predicts Indiana's prison population will jump by at least 20 percent over the next three years, and very few of the new inmates will be there for the first time.

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Related Topix: Indiana Government, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Journalgazette.net

Verbatim: State closes Healthy Indiana Plan enrollment

Indianapolis As of today, 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

WLS-AM Chicago

Northwest Indiana man charged in Gary cop killing

A 25-year-old Portage man has been charged in the shooting death of a Gary police officer, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Gary, IN

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Activist Tamira Thayne chains herself to a dog house outside the Indiana Statehouse.

Tamira Thayne is on a nationwide crusade to make life better for dogs that are abused and abandoned.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Ex-Indiana officer pleads guilty in $150K theft

A former central Indiana police officer has pleaded guilty to charges that he stole nearly $150,000 from a company for which he transported cash.

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Journal and Courier

2nd judge rules against Indiana's right-to-work

But Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said Wednesday that he will ask for a stay to prevent the decision from taking effect immediately.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

NewsOK.com

Sierra Club wants Indianapolis coal plant closed

The Sierra Club is pressing Indianapolis' local utility to retire an aging coal-fired power plant that's slated to continue burning coal for at least two more decades and has long been the capital city's biggest industrial polluter.

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TheIndyChannel

Firearm permits rising in Indiana

Indianapolis residents alone hold nearly 10 percent of the state's conceal-carry permits.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WNDU-TV South Bend

Ex-employee says prison workers had sex on desk

A federal appeals court has ruled that Indiana's prison agency mistreated a female employee when it shrugged off her complaints about workers having sex on her desk and later fired her for having an affair with an official.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Pendleton Correctional Facility

WNDU-TV South Bend

Indiana volunteers to aid in Washington wildfire

Volunteers from Indiana will be helping families affected by the flames.Two Indiana residents volunteering with the American Red Cross are already on their way to help.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Cleveland.com

Indiana and Indianapolis taxes are lower than in Ohio and Cleveland area

Ohioans would no doubt complain about paying taxes based on the age and the original retail price of their cars and trucks - as residents in neighboring Indiana are forced to do.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Indiana man pleads not guilty to courthouse threat

In this undated photo provided by Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office shows Samuel Bradbury.

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Related Topix: Tippecanoe County, IN, Pine Village, IN, Merrillville, IN, Hammond, IN

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Journalgazette.net

SACS allows internet learning

Southwest Allen County Schools students will have the opportunity to attend school from home through online classes during staff training days and snow days this year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

The Republic

Indiana chooses 5 counties for preschool program

Indiana's three most populous counties are among five picked for the state's pilot program that will allow low-income Hoosier children to attend preschool.

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

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