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  1. Indiana Dept.of Revenue dealing with mistakes on estimated tax payment vouchersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    About 100,000 Hoosiers received an unexpected letter recently from the Indiana Department of Revenue - a second set of estimated tax payment vouchers. The department mailed the new forms after discovering the payment vouchers mailed out in December were dated 2014 rather than the necessary 2015, said Bob Dittmer, department spokesman.


  2. New Elkhart Co. program helps drivers drop ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WNDU-TV South Bend

    A new program in Elkhart County is helping drivers get rid of their tickets before they get to the Indiana BMV.


  3. Indiana State Police responds to 600 callsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    The Indiana State Police responded to 600 calls overnight as snow fell across the area. Across Indiana from 7 p.m. Saturday evening through 3 p.m. Sunday the Indiana State Police report: 224 property damage and 45 personal injury crashes plus response to 237 vehicles that slid off the road and an additional 137 responses to assist drivers with traffic/weather-related problems.


  4. Senator Head Highlights Halfway ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    The Indiana General Assembly 's 2015 legislative session has officially reached its halfway point. At this time, all bills that have passed the Senate will move to the Indiana House of Representatives where they may be assigned to a committee for further consideration.


  5. Clearing the smoke around teen e-cigarette useRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WHAS11

    Clearing the smoke around teen e-cigarette use Questions remain about what actions to curb use will be most effective. Check out this story on Indy Vapor Shop, the first vapor store in Indianapolis at 4930 Lafayette Road.


  6. ISP Busy Helping Motorists / Here Are Links To App...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Across Indiana from 7 p.m. Saturday evening through 3 p.m. today the Indiana State Police report: 224 Property Damage and 45 Personal Injury crashes plus response to 237 vehicles that slid off the road and an additional 137 responses to assist motorists with traffic/weather related problems. Fortunately, thus far, there have been no fatality crashes investigated by the Indiana State Police during this weather event.


  7. GOP pushes budget plan, contentious issues in LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Republican lawmakers who have firm control on the Statehouse are pushing ahead with a series of contentious issues as they head into the second half of the legislative session. Lawmakers appear determined to allow the replacement of Democratic schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz as the state Board of Education's leader.


  8. Demmer bill aims to increase capital for Illinois small businessesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – A bill making its way through the Illinois General Assembly could make it easier for small businesses or startups to raise capital. The bill, introduced by state Rep. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, amends the Illinois Securities Law of 1953 to allow for smaller investments in companies that can't afford a full public offering.


  9. Winter Weather Continues; Use Caution When TravelingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A winter weather system has settled over much of Indiana, leaving accumulations of snow, freezing rain and sleet in parts of the state. Many roads are still being cleared, leaving potentially treacherous conditions which could extend into Monday's commute.


  10. A look at major issues in the Indiana LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Indiana General Assembly has reached the midway point of his four-month budget-writing session. Here's a look at some of the top issues lawmakers have dealt with: STATE BUDGET: House Republicans have advanced a $31 billion, two-year spending plan to the Senate.


  11. Area now under a winter storm warningRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

    Area now under a winter storm warning National Weather Service says total accumulation should fall in 5-7-inch range. Check out this story on With the snow piling up on area yards and roadways, the National Weather Service has changed the winter weather advisory that had been in effect to a winter storm warning.


  12. Texting simulator shows dangers of distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Texting while driving is banned in 44 states, including Indiana. But distracted driving still leads to thousands of crashes and motor vehicle deaths every year.


  13. Wintery Mix, Ice Could Affect Southern IndianaRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | WBIW-AM Bedford

    There is a potential for a wintry mix in the southern half of Indiana, including sleet and freezing rain transitioning into snow on Sunday. State agencies are advising Hoosiers to prepare now for potentially deteriorating conditions.


  14. Fort Wayne Pastors, Homeowners Urge Local Lawmakers To Protect Energy Freedom and SavingsRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    Local homeowners, pastors, and clean energy advocates rallied today at the Beacon Heights Church of the Brethren to urge elected officials to protect energy choice and energy savings for Hoosiers in Fort Wayne and across the state. t is important to have an energy policy in our state that encourages competition, choice, and access to clean energy solutions like rooftop solar," "Rather than stifling energy choice in our state, which is vital to attracting and retaining young workers, our elected leaders should protect energy freedom in Indiana by supporting rooftop solar and strong energy efficiency goals."


  15. INDOT - Don't Push Snow Into RoadwayRead the original story

    Saturday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Concern for driver safety in the aftermath of a snow storm is prompting Indiana Department of Transportation officials to ask businesses and residents not to push snow from driveways and parking lots onto state highways. "It's dangerous when vehicles swerve to avoid snow piled at the edge of a road," says one INDOT unit foreman.


  16. INDOT Preparing for Weekend Winter StormRead the original story

    Saturday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    The National Weather Service has declared a winter weather advisory for most of central and southern Indiana, predicting up to 7 inches of snow along and north of I-70. Across northern Indiana, up to 4 inches of new snow is expected through Sunday evening.


  17. Former state Sen. Sue Landske dies at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Indianapolis Star

    Former state Sen. Sue Landske dies at 77 Republican lawmaker, who had served in Indiana Senate since 1984, dies after bout with cancer. Check out this story on The Republican from Cedar Lake chose not to seek re-election last year, saying at the time that she had to do what was "best for my health and best for the Hoosiers that I serve in Northwest Indiana."


  18. Twenty counties impacted by FEMA grant decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | TheIndyChannel

    Approximately 20 communities throughout Indiana will be impacted by FEMA's decision to withhold all hazard mitigation grants and assistance to the state of Indiana, Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenney learned Friday. The federal agency made the decision to halt at least $5.5 million in grants in response to the city of Kokomo's continued construction of an $11.5 million baseball stadium under construction in a flood-prone area of the city.


  19. County bridges selected for repairs this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Madison Courier

    A bridge over the west fork of the Indian-Kentuck Creek north of China will close later this year for a bridge overlay project. No dates for the closures have been announced yet.


  20. Repairs to close I-65 lanes near IndianapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Trucker

    Beginning in mid-March, expect traffic delays on I-65 between exit 103 and exit 99 . The Indiana Department of Transportation recently discussed the project at a public meeting held at the Greenwood City Hall.