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Purdue study calculates cost of paying a living wage
Raising wages to $15 an hour for fast food restaurant employees would cause an estimated 4.3 percent increase in prices
Monday, July 27, 2015
Judge: Lakefront homeowners in Long Beach do not own beach
Monday, July 27, 2015
Huntingburg announces plans for 120 single-family homes for Stellar Communities plan
To meet needs for affordable housing for current and future county workforce
Monday, July 27, 2015
Elkhart Mayor Moore asks that LGBT ordinance be withdrawn
Conservative foe of measure calls move a 'great victory'
Monday, July 27, 2015
IU interns wrap up projects that help the environment
Monday, July 27, 2015
EDITORIAL: Hoosier health plan succeeds
Monday, July 27, 2015
Madison County needle exchange program starts Aug. 5
Monday, July 27, 2015
Ground broken for treatment center in western Wayne County
Monday, July 27, 2015
Indiana preparing for big bicentennial celebration with more than $50 million
Will build new Hoosier archives facility to house some of the state’s most important documents that are now in a temporary warehouse facility
Monday, July 27, 2015
Hallador announces cutting workforce by 175 employees at Sunrise Coal in Carlisle
Monday, July 27, 2015
OPINION: A teacher shortage in Indiana?
Changes in the unemployment rate and student enrollment levels affect the true supply and demand for teachers.
Monday, July 27, 2015
EDITORIAL: Indiana school funding anything but uniform
Monday, July 27, 2015
Lights, camera, action: Vincennes to be location for movie
Monday, July 27, 2015
OPINION: Economic development strong in Southwestern Indiana
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 27, 2015
SIDC helps communities improve quality of life for their residents
Serves Daviess, Greene, Knox, Lawrence and Martin counties
Monday, July 27, 2015
Samuel Plato historical marker unveiled in Marion
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Pharos-Tribune to print on Saturdays. eliminating Sunday edition
Sunday, July 26, 2015
'Smart capsule' could be future of drug delivery
Sunday, July 26, 2015
A town's culminating effort in Scott County: Austin hosts Day of Hope amid HIV epidemic
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Furrion expansion to bring high-paying, high-tech jobs to Elkhart County
Sunday, July 26, 2015
INDOT confident Section 4 of I-69 will open by the end of 2015
If skies are clear, contractors can pave about 1,500 feet of highway a day, engineer says
Sunday, July 26, 2015
EDITORIAL: Embracing the process of elections
Sunday, July 26, 2015
CONTAMINATED: Thousands of Indiana meth houses have not been cleaned
Funding issues handcuff local governments from addressing abandoned structures with concentration of hazardous chemicals
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Rushville becomes first Indiana city certified as a Broadband Ready Community
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Summer proving to be one of the worst for mosquitoes
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Daviess County sheriff puts hand into new state law funding local jails
Measure will offer millions of dollars to throughout the state to provide drug addiction and mental health programs for offenders
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Deal for large-scale demolitions in the works for Evansville
Poposed $2 million campaign to demolish nearly 2,000 dilapidated structures over the next five years
Saturday, July 25, 2015
City officials planning for Greenfield's future
Wish list from residents includes additional options for trails, shopping, family activities
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Barn signs to get Hancock County Area Plan Commission OK after months of debate
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Construction at Notre Dame won't affect football season
As kickoffs near, plans in place to pause building
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Banking on Gary data center to draw business
Friday, July 24, 2015
New cars sit idle while Gary cops drive on bald tires, overdue maintenance
Friday, July 24, 2015
Cook County, Illinois, sales tax adds to Northwest Indiana allure
Levy in Chicago rising Jan. 1 to 10.25 percent
Friday, July 24, 2015
EDITORIAL: Information on loan debt aids students
Friday, July 24, 2015
Push for minimum-wage hike gets little traction from Indiana legislators
Eleven states increased their minimum wages at the beginning of the year
Friday, July 24, 2015
24-hour child care facility to open in Perry County on Friday
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Southwest Indiana regional residential real state market improving
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Corporate wellness initiatives paying off for many Hoosier companies
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Ivy Tech Northeast gets almost $1.2 million federal grant
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Demand for new homes builds in northeast Indiana for first six months on 2015
Thursday, July 23, 2015
County Council approves tax to fund new Tipton County jail
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Indiana group to offer local LGBT counseling programs
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Loogootee school superintendent suggests her pay, vacation be cut
Thursday, July 23, 2015
CORRECTING -- South Bend Common Council members oppose lower academic standards for athletes
Thursday, July 23, 2015
South Bend schools air radio ads in effort to recruit nonresident students
Promotes various magnet schools, including those with environmental science and fine arts programs, along with opportunities students have to work in robotics labs and to earn dual college credit
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Scott County Council approves RDA ordinance to join Regional Cities Initiative
Our Southern Indiana to approach four more county councils
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Northern Indiana lucks out with crop production in light of heavy rain
Thursday, July 23, 2015
9 years after Bloomington Council OK'd urban chickens, inspections routine
The people who apply for the permits generally meet all the requirements without any fuss, control officer says
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Historic Clay County bridge getting new home on Salt Creek Trail in Brown County
Thursday, July 23, 2015
EDITORIAL: Progress needed in enriching lives of young and old in Indiana
Thursday, July 23, 2015
EDITORIAL: Pluto teaching us to reevaluate the universe
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Ambitious development plans start to take root near Lucas Oil Stadium
“... our strategy is to bring sex appeal to the south side,” says head of Stadium Village Business Association
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Angie's List shares drop after revenue miss, quarterly loss
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Fort Wayne City Council revokes one break for failing to meet job goal
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Mt. Vernon schools drops pay-to-play for athletes
Superintendent proposes recouping some of the money by renting out the schools’ athletic facilities to traveling tournament
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Becknell breaks ground on industrial shell building critical to NWI success
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
New industrial buildings will be key to Northwest Indiana region's success
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Record rainfall turns White River brown
Stormy weather has dumped tons of eroded soil and debris from the surrounding landscape into the river, concealing food from bass and requiring more chemicals to treat the water for drinking purposes
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Drug use seen fueling Vigo County's higher number of child abuse-neglect cases
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Fayette County receives first economic wind payment
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Fayette County to seek needle exchange program to combat Hepatitis C and/or HIV
Local commissioner says issue is a public health problem, not a law enforcement problem
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Fayette County legalizes ATV's on roadways it controls
Similar ordinances have been passed in neighboring Rush and Franklin counties
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
EDITORIAL: Let's all talk about cancer
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Homeowners' fight with DNR over Peru dams hurting property values
Engineer’s estimate indicated it could cost around $1.5 million to bring the dams into compliance
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Gibson County proposing new economic development corridor along U.S. 41
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
160 new jobs for Toyota supplier in Gibson County tied to TIF request
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Renowned Indiana University South Bend pianist on unpaid leave
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Rural Indiana doctors want looser rules for Hepatitis C treatment
Only doctors who can prescribe the expensive drugs are gastroenterologists and infectious disease specialists
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
South Bend abortion clinic license not renewed
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Gravel quarry near Thorntown to reopen
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Evansville officials say McCurdy renovation poised to move forward
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
'911' text messages growing as emergency tool in 88 of Indiana's 92 counties
State has the largest deployment of the service in the country, official says
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Report: Indiana seeing fewer babies with low birth weight
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Guns allowed at Lafayette National Guard armory
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Grabbing a slice of the pie: Workshop details statewide Regional Cities Initiative
State has allocated $84 million to be split among two regions and used for redevelopment projects that would transform them into more desirable places to live
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
STEM at root of technology push in Hoosier classrooms
These classes not only teach students skills professionals use but also show students the kinds of jobs available to people with such skills
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Cook Pharmica moving forward with 70 new jobs in Bloomington by 2020
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Ivy Tech joins college partnership to lower energy costs
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
IU opening residence hall community space for GLBT students, allies
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
EDITORIAL: Indiana can do better for children
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
DeKalb County Commissioners approve confined feeding zone rule change
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Report: Indiana child poverty rates get worse
Education outcomes and overall child health improve, says Annie E. Casey Foundation
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Cash-strapped Gary schools barely surviving
Gary Community School Corp. owes more than $7.1 million in taxes and interest to the IRS
Monday, July 20, 2015
Neighbors around shuttered Gary schools envision repurposed school buildings
Residents want to be able to walk past the buildings at night and not fear for their safety or lives
Monday, July 20, 2015
Wow: Southlake Mall in Hobart to get digital river and virtual trees
Monday, July 20, 2015
OPINION: Hoosier workers aren't commodities
It is high time to change how we view people in the economic development process
Monday, July 20, 2015
Pence: No 'shutdown' of senior euchre games in Muncie
Director of Jennings County senior center says games discontinued after similar concerns from state
Monday, July 20, 2015
COMMENTARY: Birthday bash celebrates the father of gerrymandering
Monday, July 20, 2015
COMMENTARY: Report shows Americans are losing touch with basic freedoms
Monday, July 20, 2015
Goshen College can hire individuals in same sex-marriages and offer benefits
Despite the new non-discrimination policy, school maintains its relationship with Mennonite Church USA
Monday, July 20, 2015
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announces 9th District run
Joins State Sens. Brent Waltz (R-Greenwood) and Erin Houchin (R-Salem) in GOP race for Rep. Todd Young's seat
Monday, July 20, 2015
Powerdyne proposal for Terre Haute flunks Rose-Hulman students' analysis
Classes find 20-year losses could reach $2 billion; mayor says students relied on unenforceable contracts
Monday, July 20, 2015
EDITORIAL: Time - enemy of college completion
Monday, July 20, 2015
OPINION: I-69 - opening a road to progress
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 20, 2015
Fayette Regional Health System may seek municipal ownership
Sunday, July 19, 2015
EDITORIAL Could flooding, weather issues be new normal?
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Jay County farmers among hardest hit by flooding, Purdue economist says
“The plagues just keep coming, one after another,” Hurt says
Sunday, July 19, 2015
EDITORIAL: A needed do-over for Gary's schools
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Why the heck are so many mattress stores opening?
Sunday, July 19, 2015
21 abandoned Gary schools add to city's urban decay
At one time, these former public schools were the nucleus of thriving sections of the city, nearby residents and former students recall
Sunday, July 19, 2015
State cracks down on senior citizen euchre in Delaware County
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Black bears pays visit to Michigan City councilman
Sunday, July 19, 2015
64 Hancock County jobs possible; tax break sought by Connecticut firm
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Ohio River Greenway master plan gets a makeover for Clark and Floyd counties
Proposed project would create cross-county park system
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Study finds older Hoosiers rank lower in well-being than national counterparts
Indiana ranks 5th worst in nation for Americans over 55
Sunday, July 19, 2015
New A-F school grading rule gets final approval
Policy change could make it tougher -- or easier -- for schools to make grade
Sunday, July 19, 2015
EDITORIAL: What to do with state's big surplus?
Sunday, July 19, 2015
$3.4 million in loans OK'd for Madison County dispatch center, corrections facility
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Felons could lose Social Security benefits under Sen. Coats proposal
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Pence calls for armed military personnel at National Guard sites
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Looking at plant life on the Wabash River flood plain in Bluffton
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Fayette County still struggling with child neglect
Saturday, July 18, 2015
EDITORIAL: Lots of cash will be spent in Indiana governor race
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Evansville police denies access to body cam footage after alleged assault of man
HSPA plans to raise the issue with a legislative committee tasked with reviewing body cam law in Indiana this summer
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Rising level of Mississinewa Lake displacing wildlife and revenue
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Gibson County joins Warrick, Posey and Vanderburgh in chase for Regional Cities money
Saturday, July 18, 2015
New Howard County Promise to give kindergartners money for college
Program offers students chance to set aside $125 this school year in a CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plan
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Marshall County Economic Development Corp. highlights success, growth
Report: $50.5 million in capital investment with seven companies expanding and 585 jobs created
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Notre Dame's Hesburgh Libraries receives $10 million gift
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Ground broken on new $10 million Daviess County economic development building
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Indiana State University hopes to adjust to decline in its 4-year grad rate
Changes from trying to attract inner-city Chicago students to getting those from the suburbs
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Gender, sex orientation language passes Terre Haute City Council
Joins six other Indiana cities or counties that include gender identity in anti-discrimination ordinances
Friday, July 17, 2015
Regional Cities judges to come from more than one region
Friday, July 17, 2015
Indiana tallies $210 million surplus, reserves at $2.14 billion
Hoosier Democrats questioned why the GOP governor and Legislature seem determined to grow a budget reserve already topping $2 billion when there are plenty of unmet needs across the state
Friday, July 17, 2015
Downtown Muncie projects don't end with hotel, streets
Friday, July 17, 2015
Ball State University president, cabinet forgo pay raises in $345 million budget
Friday, July 17, 2015
Michigan City black bear to be trapped and relocated
Friday, July 17, 2015
Report: Taking South Shore cheaper than driving your car to, parking in Chicago
Compares train fares with the cost of driving, parking, gasoline, vehicle maintenance, insurance and depreciation
Friday, July 17, 2015
Purdue student debt dips after record highs
Friday, July 17, 2015
High-end New Albany apartment complex gets $4.9 million in bond funding
Friday, July 17, 2015
Repurposed newspaper racks to transform into Little Free Libraries
Friday, July 17, 2015
Since 2008, U.S. and Huntington County workforce has been declining
Friday, July 17, 2015
New bill aims to clean cities, targets problem properties
Might result in a greater number of abandoned or vacant homes being rehabilitated
Friday, July 17, 2015
Dean Foods closing Rochester plant by mid-October, costing 138 jobs
Friday, July 17, 2015
DeKalb County planners recommend CFO rule change
The potential change would allow CFOs with up to two times the IDEM standard to operate in five zoning districts
Friday, July 17, 2015
Group Dekko plans to add 25 jobs in Avilla
Friday, July 17, 2015
Avilla buys land for industrial park
Friday, July 17, 2015
EDITORIAL: Make immunizations part of back-to-school list
Friday, July 17, 2015
City launches HireAnderson program; process connects job seekers with employers
Friday, July 17, 2015
Indiana lifts ban on new methadone programs to fight heroin, opioid addictions
Must be associated with a hospital or community mental health center
Friday, July 17, 2015
Indiana DNR to bear: Go back to Michigan
Officials stiill believe there is little risk of the bear attacking, but since he keeps returning to several of the homes in search of food and seems to be getting more comfortable around humans, there's heighted concern
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Not all sexual assault kits go to lab; Muncie police have about 250 in property room
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Ball State big gainer, Ivy Tech ECI big loser for on-time college completion rates
BSU’s 12 percentage-point increase over five years was the highest among Indiana’s four-year public schools
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Launch Marion considering two facilities: downtown or on bypass
Community Foundation of Grant County offers $170,000 or $130,000, depending upon location
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Dresser Trail part of 'grand scheme' for Terre Haute to reclaim Wabash River
Thursday, July 16, 2015
It's the real thing: Coca-Cola honors bottle's roots in Terre Haute
Internationally known contour design began at Root Glass Co. in 1915
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Monroe County ahead of the game when it comes to appreciating local food sources
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Heroin overdoses, hepatitis C cases on rise in Bloomington area
Needle exchange program could be considered for Monroe County
Thursday, July 16, 2015
EDITORIAL: Sad realities of drug abuse
Thursday, July 16, 2015
EDITORIAL: Medical device tax should end
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Hoosier hops jump starting Northwest Indiana region beers
Lake County farmer signs on to Indiana Grown movement, an effort to promote local purchasing of farmers’ crops
Thursday, July 16, 2015
EDITORIAL: Laws must be changed to help Indiana's working poor
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Is BSU museum piece stolen art?
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Downtown homeless apartments complement hotel, Muncie mayor says
City's first supportive housing project, aimed at reintegrating chronically homeless people into the community through a combination of housing and services
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Morgan County fair looking to 'weather' storm and hold off on improvements
Board puts off ADA improvements after seeing other fairs' financial results
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Actors build chops and production skills at Frankfort summer theater
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
About 25 hit by fungicide drift from crop duster in Tippecanoe County
Youths were detasseling corn in nearby field
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
With abatements, Ferdinand businesses chart growth
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Fort Wayne City Council approves 10-year tax abatement for downtown project
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
360 defense jobs leaving Fort Wayne, headed to Rochester, New York
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Job fair planned to help fill 200 to 400 positions for Notre Dame football season
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Five Star seeks tax abatement for new company in Bristol Park for Industry
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
EDITORIAL: Work on public access shows need to understand who's boss
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Mental health questionnaires should be routine according to IU professor
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Audit: Lab responsible for testing racehorses missed several positive tests
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Funding OK'd for downtown Anderson grocery market study
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
St. Joseph County Council rejects property tax hike, highway worker pay raises
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Bethel College professor resigns after college stance on human origin
Raising questions about academic freedom at some Christian colleges
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Vigo County fair vendors offering Confederate items for sale
Buyer sees it as 'redneck' symbol, not racist
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
EDITORIAL: Indiana Chamber must answer for issues on why schools can't find teachers
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Indiana Harbor West to close!? ArcelorMittal says no
Luxembourg-based steelmaker, however, reiterated its stance that it needs to look at closing, idling or selling off under-used facilities after losing an average of about $294 million a year U.S. last half decade
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
East Chicago OKs firm that will hire 500 at annual average salary of $55,000
Unnamed Illinois company plans to invest nearly $50 million overall, officials say
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Economic development experts say industrial growth hinges on building availability
Terre Haute expert says 60 percent of companies want existing buildings
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Calumet Connection seen as link between Chesterton's business districts
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Downtown Marion sees improvements to help businesses and bring visitors
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Purdue eliminates chief diversity position
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Standing tall: Three towers topped off on new Ohio River Bridges Project crossing
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Roanoke now has fiber optics
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Test of Indiana open records law finds many agencies fall short of compliance
The new project focuses primarily on electronic access
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
EDITORIAL: Lessons from two real leaders
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Anderson seeks to attract millenials
City officials ponder ways to make downtown an after-hours destination
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Mounds Lake Reservoir foes concede future water needs for central Indiana
Heart of the River spokeswoman says, “We’re willing to concede that 30 years down the road there will be a need for another source of water"
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
OPINION: Hazards to our recovery: China, Greece and time
With 84 months of (often sluggish) expansion, roadblocks lie ahead
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Bauer Family Resources expands support for struggling parents in 7 counties
Monday, July 13, 2015
Engaging entire community part of improving quality of life in Shelby County
Monday, July 13, 2015
South Bend artist busts his way into Pro Football football Hall of Fame
Tuck Langland sculpts pro football standouts
Monday, July 13, 2015
BorgWarner buying Pendleton's Remy International for $1.2 billion
Monday, July 13, 2015
Sheriff pushes costly addiction treatment for prisoners in Scott County
Working with local and state officials to use Vivitrol to keep offenders with HIV from relapsing once they are released
Monday, July 13, 2015
Anderson Redevelopment Commission looking to reset priorities as TIF funds drop
Monday, July 13, 2015
OPINION: Weakly weekly wages worries Hoosiers
Eye on the pie
Monday, July 13, 2015
Marion debt at $173 million
Each individual is now responsible for a tax burden of $5,797.70
Sunday, July 12, 2015
EDITORIAL: Tax rulings force burden on little guys
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Record rainfalls take toll on wildlife
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Survey says Hoosier industry pay stays steady in northeast Indiana
But competition for workers could force wages higher
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Paying the rent a harder challenge for low-wage workers
In Indiana, a worker needs closer to $14 an hour for an affordable housing
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Hoosier Park revenue grows for second straight month
Sunday, July 12, 2015
About $55 million in construction projects underway, wrapping up on ISU campus
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Cool, wet summer good for blueberries, bad for blueberry pickers
Bushes are full say growers, but business is slow
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Something's got to give: Indiana, nation face problems with infrastructure
There isn’t enough money to go around to repair the current roads and bridges
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Mississinewa Lake breaks record levels
But dam preventing major flooding of Logansport, Peru and Wabash
Sunday, July 12, 2015






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