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- 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.
Twin toddler girls drown days after parents marry
Authorities say twin 2-year-old girls who wandered away from their southeastern Indiana home drowned in rainwater atop a neighbor's swimming pool cover.
Indiana gets $17 million for conservation projects
The state of Indiana is receiving $17 million from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for conservation and recreation projects.
Book delves into lives of gay steelworkers
Two women who worked at a local steel mill hid a secret from their co-workers — they lived together and were romantically involved.
- Pence renews talks over Posey Co. fertilizer plant Indiana economic development officials have renewed talks with developers who want to build a fertilizer plant in southwestern Indiana, one year after the state withdrew its support for the project over national security concerns.
- Longtime Indiana basketball coach Waltman dies at 72 Royce Waltman, an assistant to Bob Knight at Indiana and a longtime basketball coach around the Hoosier state, died Monday night after battling a long illness. He was 72.
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