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More than half a century for The Teapot Club

by IPR News

October 31, 2011

For more than half a century, a group of women have been meeting for tea in east central Indiana.  IPR’s Sarah Phinney has the story of what bonds them together. Phinney — Teapot Club More »

Study committee says Indiana needs to map underground water

by IPR News

October 31, 2011

A legislative study committee is recommending to the General Assembly that Indiana needs to step up its mapping of underground water sources to ensure regions can handle potential droughts in the future.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Water Resources Committee Report More »

StateImpact Indiana: Summer Tuition

by IPR News

October 27, 2011

Amid pressure from state lawmakers, two of Indiana’s biggest universities are trying to lower the temperature in a heated political debate over tuition.  This week, Indiana University announced it would cut summer school tuition by 25 percent for in-state undergraduates at all of its statewide campuses.  That follows a move by Indiana State University to... More »

Hoosier veterans get priority on state job website

by IPR News

October 27, 2011

Indiana’s statewide job posting website will now give priority to Hoosier military veterans.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Veteran Priority on IN Jobs Site More »

Legislative committee recommends right-to-work bill

by IPR News

October 26, 2011

A legislative committee voted today to recommend the General Assembly pass a Right to Work bill in the next session.  Right to Work legislation would prevent unions from charging dues to non-members who work in union shops.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Committee Recommends Right To Work More »

StateImpact Indiana: Referendums

by IPR News

October 25, 2011

School officials at many of Indiana’s smallest districts are having a hard time balancing their checkbooks.  Some say it’s part of an effort by Governor Mitch Daniels and the General Assembly to force consolidation onto districts with fewer than two thousand students.  For the few attempting a referendum, it’s a battle for survival and as... More »

Daniels presses Obama administration on energy policy

by IPR News

October 25, 2011

Governor Mitch Daniels says the Obama Administration is pursuing a pro-poverty policy when it comes to decisions on the environment and energy.  Speaking at an energy jobs summit in Indianapolis today, Daniels pressed the administration to approve the building of an oil pipeline from Canada.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Daniels Presses... More »

Farm safety at harvesting time

by IPR News

October 24, 2011

Twenty-three Hoosiers died in farming-related accidents last year, according to a study from Purdue University.  One such accident happened in Jay County.  As more farm machines travel on roads during harvest time, area farmers say being smart in the fields and on the roads will keep them away from danger.  IPR’s Cody Butler reports. Butler... More »

Hoosier congressmen hold medical device forum

by IPR News

October 24, 2011

Amid concerns a new tax on the sale of medical devices will drive businesses overseas, members of Indiana’s congressional delegation held a forum in Indianapolis today to discuss a bill eliminating the tax.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Medical Device Congressional Forum More »

Occupy Muncie protest not over yet

by IPR News

October 20, 2011

About 100 people marched through Muncie in the rain yesterday as part of Occupy Muncie, inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement.  But as IPR’s Sarah Phinney reports, the protest isn’t over yet. Phinney — Occupy Muncie More »

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