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  • Freight train kills woman in Montpelier

    Authorities say a freight train has struck and killed a woman in eastern Indiana.

    April 13, 2014

  • Gary hotel eyesore demolition to begin soon

    Gary officials say city residents soon will see the first outward signs of the demolition of a 12-story hotel that once was a symbol of a northwestern Indiana city's hopes for turnaround but instead became a constant reminder of its troubles.

    April 13, 2014

  • NWS - HB0308 - tax cut 3.jpg Pence set for weeklong trade mission to Germany

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is leaving on a weeklong trade mission to Germany. The governor's office says Pence will leave today leading an eight-person group that includes first lady Karen Pence and state Commerce Secretary Victor Smith.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0304 - a1 ISTEP - JC 1.jpg Teachers, parents debate how much to test students

    Indiana education officials are trying to find a balance between preparing students for a new statewide test and overloading them with assessments as Indiana moves forward as the first state to drop the Common Core education standards.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • news_harrisonportrait.jpg Home of nation's 9th president acquires portrait

    A portrait of former President William Henry Harrison painted just before his death is now being displayed at the home where he lived as Indiana's territorial governor.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Squirrel blamed for $300K in Fort Wayne center damage Officials say a wayward squirrel caused about $300,000 in damage to a Fort Wayne community center set to open in June.

    April 11, 2014

  • Indiana U. hiking minimum wage to $8.25 an hour

    Indiana University will raise the minimum wage for its employees by $1 to $8.25 an hour beginning July 1, the school announced Thursday.

    April 11, 2014

  • Reservoir group conducting survey In an effort to get a pulse on how local residents are reacting to the proposed Mounds Lake reservoir, the Corporation for Economic Development is asking for comments through an online survey.

    April 11, 2014

  • Shelbyville glass plant to pay record safety penalty

    A central Indiana automotive glass factory will pay a record $495,500 to settle workplace safety violations that were uncorrected following a worker's 2010 death, the Indiana Department of Labor said Wednesday.

    April 10, 2014

  • School board members say teacher ratings unfair

    Members of the Indiana State Board of Education said a new performance evaluation system failed parents, students and teachers when results released earlier this week found only 2 percent of educators are in need improvement.

    April 10, 2014

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