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Freight train kills woman in Montpelier
Authorities say a freight train has struck and killed a woman in eastern Indiana.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- 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.
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.
- 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.
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.
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.
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