IPR News
« Back to the Archives

Congressional Series: 4th District

by IPR News

October 20, 2010

Today, Indiana Public Radio and Indiana Public Broadcasting continue our congressional series with the 4th district.  With Congressman Steve Buyer retiring, this district will have a new representative in Washington next year.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Mike Loizzo reports. Loizzo — 4th District Race More »

Second Harvest Food Bank gets donation from Walmart Foundation

by IPR News

October 20, 2010

Second Harvest Food Bank has received a large donation from The Walmart Foundation, but it isn’t food.  Instead, the foundation has donated a refrigerated truck and $90,000 to the food bank that serves nearly 70,000 people eight east-central Indiana counties.  Second Harvest executive director Lois Rockhill says the food bank’s current trucks are older and... More »

Congressional Series: 3rd District

by IPR News

October 19, 2010

Today, Indiana Public Radio and Indiana Public Broadcasting continue our congressional series with a look at the 3rd district.  Now that the sitting congressman has resigned, the northeast seat is open for the first time in two decades.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Phil Shaull reports. Shaull — 3rd District Race More »

Ball State University Annual Crime Report

by IPR News

October 19, 2010

Ball State University’s annual campus safety report shows that police spent less time dealing with alcohol violations on-campus… but more time dealing with the same issue in the community.  The federally-mandated report shows the number of incidents on-campus and off for the last three calendar years.  Comparing 2009 numbers with 2008, alcohol arrests on-campus decreased,... More »

Congressional Series: 2nd District

by IPR News

October 18, 2010

This week, Indiana Public Radio and Indiana Public Broadcasting will bring you a look at some of the closely contested congressional races from around the state.  Today, Michael Linville looks at the race for the 2nd district in northern Indiana. Linville — 2nd District Race More »

Indianapolis International Airport sets cost of enplanement fees for five years

by IPR News

October 15, 2010

The governing board of the Indianapolis International Airport has signed a new agreement fixing how much airlines will pay to use the airport for the next five years.  Air industry officials call these “costs per enplanement.”  Indianapolis Airport officials say these costs are forecasted to increase nationwide.  But according to the agreement that takes effect... More »

Anderson Community Schools loses 900 students in past year

by IPR News

October 14, 2010

A new student enrollment report from Anderson Community Schools shows the district has lost more than 900 students in the past calendar year… 300 more than district officials predicted.  According to the report compiled by director of student services Nancy Farley, A-C-S lost about 2,300 students between September 2009 and September 2010.  But in the... More »

Indiana legislature discusses how to pay back borrowed unemployment insurance funds

by IPR News

October 13, 2010

A legislative study committee discussed today how to pay the federal government back the nearly two billion dollars Indiana borrowed to pay unemployment benefits.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports. Holland — Unemployment Insurance Money For more stories from Indiana Public Broadcasting, please visit their news blog. More »

Brad Ellsworth answers questions from BSU students

by IPR News

October 13, 2010

U.S. Senate hopeful Brad Ellsworth told college students in Muncie yesterday that his generation was about to hand the world to their generation… but they had to be ready to accept it.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. Wiechmann — Ellsworth at BSU More »

Dan Coats talks about Social Security in Evansville

by IPR News

October 12, 2010

Republican US Senate candidate Dan Coats addressed the issue of social security today in a lunchtime address to the Rotary Club in Evansville.  Coats called social security the third rail of American politics.  He proposes fixes to the system – like raising the eligibility age, changing how standard of living increases are calculated, or cutting... More »

« Newer StoriesOlder Stories »

« Back to the Archives