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Indiana Inspector General says state should tighten conflict of interest laws
Also suggests post-employment waivers be tightened
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Monroe County officials want to grow a sense of community
Thursday, November 20, 2014
EDITORIAL: Not the time for changing how state school superintendent is chosen
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Auburn museum's Futurliner gains historic designation
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Easy permit process can spur growth of businesses, officials say
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Package store owners want to keep the cork in Sunday sales
The General Assembly appears ready to resume the fight over carryout alcohol sales

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Terre Haute's downtown Deming Center abatement passes two approval hurdles
Thursday, November 20, 2014
New signs seen raising awareness that turtles cross busy Vigo County road
Volunteers have rescued more than 2,000 since 2009 as officials look toward underground tunnel
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Colleges and South Bend talk crime: Ideas shared to cut threat to students
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Sites in six Indiana counties promoted as 'Shovel Ready'
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Auto dealers see rise in air bag repairs
Thursday, November 20, 2014
LaPorte County OKs multi-county agency to bid for Indiana Toll Road
Opposition already in from counties like Elkhart and LaGrange
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Head of Wabash County development group to take over at OCRA
Thursday, November 20, 2014
3-D printers teach North Daviess Elementary math, engineering and more
More than just creating - it's innovating
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Daviess County looks to acquire left-over Interstate 69 land
Thursday, November 20, 2014
COMMENTARY: Indiana and Pence score high on Cato's limited-government index
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Miami County approves new $20 wheel tax
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Pre-K teachers in Tippecanoe County take kindergarten crash course
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Trails and greenways plan moves forward in La Porte
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Falls of the Ohio Foundation celebrates end of $6 million fundraising campaign
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
New nonprofit gets $100,000 grant to purchase Astra Theatre in downtown Jasper
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
School boards send message to Indiana legislators: We need more money
“We want a fair system for all schools," says Northeast Dubois superintendent
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Wabash College students display recycled bicycle artwork
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Gary takes flight with plans for 2015 air show
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Hammond nears deal for $90 million intermodal facility
First phase would bring the country’s second repair center that would repair trains as a whole unit,
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Gasoline prices a contributor to healthy holiday hiring numbers
National Retail Federation forecastes about 19 percent of the retail industry’s anticipated $3.2 trillion sales for 2014 would come between Thanksgiving and Christmas
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Family forms new foundation for Ernie Pyle
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan not seeking a 4th term
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Anderson economy looking up for 2015, says dean of local university business school
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
$4 million public fundraising underway for new Ivy Tech campus in Anderson
The new 85,000-square-foot facility adjacent to Interstate 69 will become home to four academic schools
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Ratings agency says go slow on Indiana toll hikes
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
EDITORIAL: Proposed Anderson reservoir is a bad idea
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Portland approves tax abatements for company adding 102 jobs by 2018
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Revenue is up, but Union County Health Clinic may close
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Richmond will issue $18 million in bonds for Johns Manville
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Richmond Power & Light approves $170,000 for solar panels at new downtown park
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
EDITORIAL: The urgent issue of sex assault
Indiana must focus more resources on difficult problem
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Connersville's financial emergency eases with OK of clothing allowances
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Venture brings high-speed Internet to small Harrison County town of Mauckport
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Evaansville's Escalade gets earnings boost from business divestiture
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
COMMENTARY: In Memoriam: Interstate 164 (1990-2014)
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Greene County Commissioners approve multi-county grant agreement for brownfields
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
COMMENTARY: Hoosier environment envoy hopeful despite chilly greeting
Hoosier Environmental Council head an articulate advocate for cleaner energy as a means of protecting the environment
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
BMV errors taking bite out of county, city, town, township and school budgets
All are set to lose tax revenue after state agency refunds $60 million to their residents
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Whitestown moves ahead with four annexation plans
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Train delays and blocked crossings: good for economy, bad for drivers
About 100 trains a day pass through northern Indiana on the Norfolk Southern Corp. route between Chicago and east coast
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Indiana Consumer counselor's office says Duke rate request lacks needed details
Utility wants to spend almost $2 billion to improve its infrastructure over 7 years
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Indiana legislators pare back business tax plan
Indiana Chamber calls for state school superintendent to become a gubernatorial appointment
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
OPINION: We need thoughtful, sustained policies for growth, not gimmicks
Let's focus on an educated workforce and quality of place
Monday, November 17, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana voting laws need quick, aggressive action

Tribune-Star

A decade ago, Indiana legislators worked really hard to address an imaginary voting problem.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Downtown Kokomo parking garage ready for use
Monday, November 17, 2014
Response to Rupert's Kids has been 'overwhelming' in Shelbyville
Monday, November 17, 2014
South Bend riverfront district fuels restaurant growth
Monday, November 17, 2014
OPINION: Tooth Fairy gives lesson in economics
Eye on the pie
Monday, November 17, 2014
Anderson moving forward on constructing 141,000-square-foot spec building
City council improves expansion of TIF district
Monday, November 17, 2014
Downtown Muncie shared workspace ready for use
Sunday, November 16, 2014
More construction coming to The Village in Muncie
Sunday, November 16, 2014
South Shore commuters face July 2015 fare increase
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Cafe Valley bakery operational - and growing in Marion
Sunday, November 16, 2014
COMMENTARY: Lafayette reporter enjoys being Human Library 'book' at Purdue
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Easier said than done: Finishing college in four years
Indiana and other states fund public universities based on performance criteria such as overall graduation rate, students who finish in four years and student retention rates
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Menke: I-69 is nice but direct link is necessary for Dubois County
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Re-stocking effort at West Boggs Lake done to improve future fishing by anglers
“Our goal is to have 124,000 bass in the lake, which is 200 bass per acre,” fisheries biologist says

Sunday, November 16, 2014
Trine University's SPEAK for the Earth brings awareness to Mounds Lake reservoir proposal
Sunday, November 16, 2014
EDITORIAL: Question of guardrail safety sets off alarms
Sunday, November 16, 2014
IU's bicentennial transformation is already underway, McRobbie says
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Senate shift to GOP majority raises hopes for repeal of medical device tax
"...one of the least popular, least constructive portions of Obamacare,” says Rep. Todd Young, R-Indiana
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Here today, closed tomorrow
On average, only half of the new businesses that open survive five years or more
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Momentum builds to stop over-the-counter sales of cold medicine in meth battle
Last year, despite an electronic tracking system, Indiana led the nation in meth lab seizures, according to federal and state data
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Nashville company to install more than 20 miles of fiber optics in Blackford County
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Pence warns of HIP 2.0 penalty: Tactic presses for federal OK on state insurance plan
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Report: Indiana does badly at preventing lung cancer
Smoking costs the state more than $2 billion in health care costs
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Indiana college campuses fighting sexual assaults face murky question of consent
Rape allegations are difficult to investigate when there is misunderstanding about when “yes” means “yes,” commission hears
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Anderson commits $11.2 million to 94,100-square foot tech center
Purdue College of Technology agrees to 15-year lease
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Forum addresses mental health among diverse students at Purdue
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Purdue economists: Steady growth in 2015
Friday, November 14, 2014
Louisville region hitting post-recession high marks
22,000 more people are working in the MSA than in 2009
Friday, November 14, 2014
Backyard encroachment: As habitat changes with season, so does coyotes' hunting ground
Have been known to take unattended small pets and young or weak livestock.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Jasper's Inwood Office Furniture closing after 66 years, idling 85
Friday, November 14, 2014
Taking Flight: Monroe County Airport acknowledged as Indiana's Airport of the Year
Friday, November 14, 2014
Bloomington's Nevada Bob's falls to pressure of major golf retailers
Friday, November 14, 2014
'It's tragic:' Loogootee community pulling together after downtown fire
Four businesses were complete losses, two structures were salvageable, though everything inside them (such as all the files in the city attorney’s office) was gone
Friday, November 14, 2014
Gary mayor highest paid mayor in Indiana
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Indiana Department of Transportation assessing possibly faulty guardrails
Kentucky and Michigan have banned the use of ET-Plus guardrail heads
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Progress made on two Stellar Communities projects in Bedford
Thursday, November 13, 2014
EDITORIAL: Texting creates pitfalls for public officials
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Lure maker receives tax abatement from Steuben County, could add 91 jobs
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Auburn meets Carlex Glass after its acquisition of Guardian Industries plants
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Campaign raises awareness of manufacturing careers for high school students
‘Made by Me’ targets youth throughout the northeast Indiana region
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Newburgh shops, local government feature women leaders, business owners
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Evansville Endowment Fund awards go to help nonprofits meet day-to-day expenses
Initial investment of $5 million grows to more than $8 million after 20 years
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Faith-based drug clinic opening in LaPorte to help substance abusers
Frontline Foundations operates facilities in Valparaiso and Chesterton
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Program hopes to reduce alcohol/drug abuse among Knox, Sullivan county teens
State awards grant to pay for drug and alcohol prevention programs aimed at eighth-graders and freshman
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Wabash's Honeywell Foundation to exceeds five-year, $8 million campaign goal
Thursday, November 13, 2014
New Washington Main Street project unveiled by Daviess County EDC
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Blaze destroys multiple downtown Loogootee businesses
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Oakland City OKs special tax abatement to lure Evansville company
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Three Hoosier schools receive Duke Energy grants for those wanting to teach K-12
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Another business park may come to Whitestown
Developer planning two large storage facilities totaling 1.7-million square feet
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Who owns your trees? Peru ordinance settles question
New rules allow neighbors to cut off branches, take fruit
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Danks group gets $400,000 grant to install rainwater storage at old EVSC property
Water storage system under parking lot will collect nearly 2 million gallons of rainwater annually
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Report: Needs of adults, children often compete
In Indiana, 228,000 families with children aged 8 and younger are considered low-income
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
2014 Thanksgiving costs: Turkey prices up, gasoline down
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Destination Development Montgomery County gets $5,000 grant for study
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
EDITORIAL: Troubling report highlights problem that we can ill afford to neglect
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Indiana Sen. Coats counts on Obama-GOP compromise
He predicts Tea Party Republicans will be furious if they can’t flat-out repeal the Affordable Care Act
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Proposed Mounds Lake Reservoir could threaten Great Mound, archaeologist says
Dam would create a 2,100-acre lake with the depth ranging from 50 feet at the dam to nine feet in the Daleville area
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Wayne County goat-milk-soap business expands on family's Lonely Windmill Farm
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Better skills, better pay: Wells County EDC offers a deal
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indicators show economy in state, nation on the rebound
Despite progress, lagging wages key remaining problem
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Indiana ranks last in U.S. in voter turnout
Just 28 percent of the voting-eligible Hoosier population showing up to cast ballots
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Federal health insurance enrollment period begins Saturday
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
UGN eyes new expansion plan, adding 6 jobs in Valparaiso
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Runway expansion moving ahead at Gary Airport
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Public transit looks at 40: TARC celebrates 40 years by unveiling all-electric buses
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Fort Wayne's Freeman Jewelers going out of business after nearly 70 years
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Donnelley to invest $15.9 million in Crawfordsville plant
Company plans to expand digital print operations
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
EDITORIAL: Our veterans deserve better
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Spring Mill State Park on track for another record year
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Indiana manufacturers say they are optimistic about future, survey reveals
Thirty-one percent of companies indicated a serious shortage of skilled production workers now and expect problem to get worse
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Acquisition by Shipston fuels Busche's growth in Noble County, CEO says
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
United Ways report says 37 percent of Hoosiers struggling to support themselves
Average is “more than double the number previously thought,” according to study
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Delaware County, state home sales a mixed bag for September 2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
OPINION: The right early education needed
Pence made the right call by rejecting federal dollars
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
USI students to tackle Evansville's "miserable" reputation
Deaconess Health System challenging them to think about ways to improve city's overall health status
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Tropicana Evansville's revenues, customer counts up in October 2014
Indiana’s casinos saw 1.6 million customers in October, a drop of 6 percent from a year earlier
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Property tax phase-in approved on Mead Johnson expansion in Evansville
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Southwire plans expansion in Bremen, hiring up to 105 by 2016
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
An uneven economic recovery in much of Michiana
Elkhart emerges as best economic engine in the region
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Different routes to making Vincennes more bike-friendly
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Grants to help new Muncie park, canning exhibit
Monday, November 10, 2014
Purdue University-North Central debuts five new sculptures
Monday, November 10, 2014
After a month of same-sex marriage, Indiana couples put brakes on rush to wed
Monday, November 10, 2014
Empty and crumbling since 1985, Gary plans Ambassador Apartments demolition
68-unit, 8-story complex once had the fanciest amenities of its day and it attracted U.S. Steel managers and supervisors as its tenants
Monday, November 10, 2014
Northwest Indiana casinos get some positive news on October 2014 revenue
Monday, November 10, 2014
South Shore tourism chief makes Mayday call on 2015 air show
Monday, November 10, 2014
Indiana ends negotiations with Amtrak alternative for Indianapolis-Chicago route
The state, Lafayette, West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County and four other communities served by the 196-mile line have poured $2.7 million into the line since Oct. 1, 2013
Monday, November 10, 2014
Will township roadblock force I-69 route to detour in Indianapolis?
Marion County's Perry Township banned interstate to protect homes, businesses, schools, lawmakers say
Monday, November 10, 2014
IU survey explores student perceptions of sexual violence
Monday, November 10, 2014
Endangered bats could play role in proposed Mounds Lake reservoir fate
Monday, November 10, 2014
OPINION: Federal funds: To take or not to take?
Eye on the pie
Monday, November 10, 2014
Ready for recreation in New Albany fueled by $19.6 million bond
Monday, November 10, 2014
EDITORIAL: True cost of school vouchers should be made public
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Nonprofits face tougher rebound from internal theft
Sunday, November 9, 2014
EDITORIAL: Bosma wisely urges Indiana House GOP to 'tread lightly'
Sunday, November 9, 2014
EDITORIAL: Slower oil trains will save lives
Sunday, November 9, 2014
An imperfect test: A-F grades have their flaws; state is considering changes
In addition to their public-relations significance, school grades play an important role in, for example, teacher evaluations and raises
Sunday, November 9, 2014
COMMENTARY: Losing members, Indiana Senate Democrats try to stay energized
Look for Sen. Lanane to identify issues where he can align Democrats with moderate Republicans who are wary of the social conservatives in their party
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Greenfield wants to 'dress up' its north entrance from I-70
Officials plan to use tax increment finance money to fund improvements
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Big changes ahead for ISTEP: Scores expected to drop with new test in 2015
Students will be asked not just to come up with the correct answers: They must also be able to explain how they came up with them
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Business owner laments lack of industrial construction in Elkhart since Great Recession
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Bicknell finds way to fund grant match for $1 million downtown project
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Knox County Development Corp. losing longtime tenant in industrial park
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Cultural Learning Center in Daviess County expands offering to help Haitians
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Study analyzing high-speed rail between Chicago and Detroit seeks public input
Presently, 500,000 passengers per year travel by rail between the two cities but projections say 2.8 million by 2035 under the plan
Friday, November 7, 2014
Values-based music program starts on high note in Porter County
Friday, November 7, 2014
IRS: Gary schools owe $6.7 million
Data from the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance shows the Gary school district lost $13 million in property tax caps last year
Friday, November 7, 2014
$7.6 million federal training grant boosts opportunity for unemployed in 10 counties
Ivy Tech and Purdue will upgrade the skills of unemployed workers so they can work in technologically advanced clean manufacturing jobs, official says
Friday, November 7, 2014
Substance abuse treatment center coming to La Porte
Friday, November 7, 2014
State adds incentives for expanding New Albany companies
Friday, November 7, 2014
Jasper's Kimball International net sales, gross profit increase
Friday, November 7, 2014
Indiana University basketball spent over $232,000 on seven-day trip to Montreal
Friday, November 7, 2014
Alumnus donates $1.5 million to Trine University
Friday, November 7, 2014
Opponents make case against proposed Mounds Lake reservoir
Most attending panel discussion speak out against the project
Friday, November 7, 2014
State, U.S. economies should keep growing, IU economists predict
Fifteen percent of the state's income came from manufacturing wages, benefits and profits last year, but hasn't translated into more property
Friday, November 7, 2014
COMMENTARY: Feeding the world: More agricultural workers needed in the future
According to Future Farmers of America, we need to produce as much food in the next 40 years as we produced in the previous 8,000 years
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Education programs being developed; work continues to attract businesses in Madison
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Vincennes learns about INVIN which wants to attract art-related businesses
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Fish to return to West Boggs Lake
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Indiana Supreme Court upholds 'Right to Work' law
Bars unions from charging non-members dues and fees associated with the cost of representation
Thursday, November 6, 2014
USI OKs $16 million in work at Physical Activities Center
Thursday, November 6, 2014
GOP on lowest voter rate in Vanderburgh County's history: 'It's frightening'
Only 25.9 percent of those registered cast ballots in Tuesday election
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Source: Vectren will sponsor Blue Angels' show over Evansville
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Kimball International consolidation will bring jobs to Jasper, Salem
Thursday, November 6, 2014
ISP Peru Post says troopers eradicate about $6 million in marijuana plants
Thursday, November 6, 2014
School officials criticize A-F grades just released by Indiana
Growth in student learning should be sole criteria, one says
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Indianapolis-based Wine & Canvas grows to 48 locations nationwide
Has grown from two to 347 employees in just four years with profitability increasing at a double-digit clip
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Indianapolis Mayor Ballard decides not to run for third term
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Pillar Innovations to expand Evansville operations, add 15 jobs
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
3-county group creates plan for a trail from Centerville to Brookville
Exact route being kept under wraps until it has been filtered through and sanctioned by the DNR and INDOT
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Wayne County Council passes $8.5 million incentive for Sugar Creek Packing
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Parkview Health planning $20 million medical complex in Warsaw
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
State releases school grades for 2013-2014
One-fourth of Indiana's low-performing schools show improvement
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Two RV giants will form foundation to benefit employees
Will provide grants of up to $20,000 per qualifying employees or families to help cover unforeseen, emergency financial need
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Russiaville votes to sell town's water utility for $1.8 million to Indiana America
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Fisher Dynamics to open Evansville facility, hire 169
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Purdue President Mitch Daniels gets $111,000 in incentive pay
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana University athletes must reciprocate commitment
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
EDITORIAL: Legislators look to cut casino losses
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
East Noble School referendum fails by 97 votes
Would have led to $37.88 million middle school building project
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Son of Anderson economic development official charged in Fishers homicide
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Greenfield company with 600 workers here to be acquired; local impact not yet known
LabCorp of North Carolina buying Covance for $6.1 billion
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Jasper's first TIF district encompasses 90 percent of city's industry
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Carrera Manufacturing plans to add 102 jobs in Portland by 2018
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Indiana Chamber lobbying for business personal property tax overhaul
Will push to repeal the Indiana Smoker’s Bill of Rights
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Peru City Council approves abatement for Heraeus Electro-Nite
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Crowd turns out to paint Shelbyville mural
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Michiana Partnership releases wage and benefits survey
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
COMMENTARY: Why do we still learn so little about abuse and neglect cases?
State law says such records should be open, but that's not the reality
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Indiana Department of Child Services tries to speed pay to protection providers
Previous system included 29 steps from the start of the claim to receipt of payment
Tuesday, November 4, 2014






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