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Special Education Services Changing in Kokomo Schools

by IPR News

May 24, 2011

(KOKOMO) – A 40-YEAR PROGRAM PROVIDING SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS IN THREE NORTH CENTRAL INDIANA COUNTIES WILL CHANGE IN THE UPCOMING YEAR. KOKOMO- CENTER SCHOOLS IN HOWARD COUNTY IS LEAVING THE KOKOMO AREA SPECIAL EDUCATION COOPERATIVE, EFFECTIVE IN 2012. THE CO-OP HAD SERVED SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS FOR STUDENTS IN ALL 4 HOWARD COUNTY... More »

Electricity Utilities Say Summer Consumption Could Be High

by IPR News

May 24, 2011

(UNDATED) – INDIANA ELECTRIC COMPANIES PREDICT THIS SUMMER‘S POWER CONSUMPTION COULD BE THE HIGHEST IN FOUR YEARS — A SIGN THAT THE ECONOMY IS ON THE REBOUND.NIPSCO C-O-O MICHAEL FINISSI SAYS HIS COMPANY IS PLANNING FOR ANOTHER THREE-PERCENT INCREASE THIS YEAR — BUT WOULDN‘T BE SURPRISED IF IT DOESN‘T HAPPEN.INDIANAPOLIS POWER AND LIGHT PREDICTS A... More »

BSU Storm Chasers Trek to Missouri

by IPR News

May 24, 2011

(MUNCIE) – FOLLOWING THE DEVASTATING TORNADO IN JOPLIN, MISSOURI, A GROUP OF BALL STATE STORM CHASERS IS HEADING TO THE STATE TO TRACK MORE STORMS. DR. DAVID CALL WITH THE BALL STATE STORM CHASERS SAYS THAT ONE OF THE MAIN REASONS WHY THE TORNADO IN JOPLIN WAS SO DEVASTATING WAS BECAUSE IT WAS HARD TO... More »

Indiana’s unemployment rate drops in April

by IPR News

May 20, 2011

Indiana’s unemployment rate fell to 8.2 percent last month, making it the thirteenth consecutive month that the state’s rate has dropped.  The rate of 8.2 percent is a drop of point three percent from March.  Valerie Kroeger with the Department of Workforce Development says Indiana’s figures compare favorably to regional and national numbers. Kroeger on... More »

Planned Parenthood of Indiana extends funding for Medicaid patients

by IPR News

May 19, 2011

Planned Parenthood of Indiana will extend its funding of Medicaid patients at least a week more after receiving additional donations.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — PPIN Extends Funding More »

BMV offers free driving records online

by IPR News

May 19, 2011

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is now offering free access to driver records online. Previously, the BMV charged $4 for people to look at their records online, with an $8 charge for a certified copy of those records.  As of Wednesday, access to those records is now free of charge, and a certified copy... More »

Gov. Daniels in Northeastern Indiana

by IPR News

May 18, 2011

ASHLEY) – GOVERNOR DANIELS WILL BE IN NORTHEASTERN INDIANA TODAY (WEDNESDAY). DANIELS WILL HELP WITH THE GROUNDBREAKING OF THE NEW FAMILY DOLLAR DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN ASHLEY. THE COMPANY RECENTLY ANNOUNCED PLANS IN JANUARY TO INVEST NEARLY $70 MILLION AND CREATE 350 NEW JOBS. (From Network Indiana) More »

Elkhart RV Maker Making Recovery

by IPR News

May 18, 2011

(ELKHART) – AN ELKHART-BASED RV COMPANY IS CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE COMPANY‘S GROWTH IN THE LAST YEAR. THOR MOTOR COACH OFFICIALS REPORT A 23-PERCENT INCREASE IN SALES FROM APRIL 2011 OVER 2010 AND A 36-PERCENT INCREASE IN SALES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR. THE RV INDUSTRY IN NORTHERN INDIANA WAS HIT ESPECIALLY HARD DURING THE RECESSION.... More »

Ball State Lands Talented Recruit

by IPR News

May 18, 2011

Billy Taylor and his Ball State Men’s Basketball program landed 6-foot-1, 170-pound Zeke Chapman from Scottsdale, Arizona. The Star Press reports Chapman committed to the Cardinals, yesterday, during his official visit. Chapman averaged 17.6 points, 4.4 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game this past season at Chaparral High School. Chapman’s father is Rex... More »

State Police find no serious threats to Indiana Supreme Court

by IPR News

May 17, 2011

State police say they’ve not identified any serious threats while investigating harassing phone calls and emails sent to the Indiana Supreme Court.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Supreme Court Threats More »

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