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Discipline at Muncie Central High School one year after state report

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November 10, 2011

One year ago this week, a student at Muncie Central High School was raped, and administrators took hours to report it to police.  That prompted the state Department of Education to rate the school as unacceptable in a quality review report.  IPR’s Cody Butler reports on changes made at Central since that review. Butler —... More »

Legislative committee studying castle doctrine case gives recommendation

by IPR News

November 10, 2011

Legislators will work to make the right to protect one’s home from illegal police entry part of Indiana law in the upcoming session.  A committee studying the issue made its official recommendation to the General Assembly today.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Barnes Committee Recommendation More »

Daniels still supports right-to-work after Ohio election

by IPR News

November 9, 2011

Governor Mitch Daniels says Tuesday’s vote in Ohio to reject a collective bargaining law will not have an impact on his decision to support Right to Work legislation in the upcoming legislative session.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Daniels on Right to Work More »

Tyler beats McShurley for Muncie mayor’s seat

by IPR News

November 9, 2011

Muncie will have a new mayor come January after Democratic candidate Dennis Tyler beat incumbent Sharon McShurley by about 800 votes last night.  IPR’s Sarah Brannan reports. Brannan — Tyler Beats McShurley More »

Former Anderson mayor Smith will be mayor again

by IPR News

November 9, 2011

Anderson’s next new mayor is also Anderson’s former mayor.  Republican Kevin Smith beat incumbent Democrat Kris Ockomon in last night’s election.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. Wiechmann — Smith Beats Ockomon More »

Greg York is next New Castle mayor

by IPR News

November 9, 2011

Two-thousand-and-twenty-seven votes was the margin of victory for New Castle Mayor-elect Greg York last night.  York says he is ready to get started on January 1st. York on Mayor Win York says his priorities are to bring jobs to New Castle, to fix the streets, to clean up neighborhoods, and to get the city’s finances... More »

Seybold wins again in Marion mayor’s race

by IPR News

November 9, 2011

Incumbent Marion Mayor Wayne Seybold defeated Democrat Lynn Streib Johnson by a margin of 55 percent to 45 percent last night.  Seybold is the first Marion mayor to be elected to three consecutive terms. Seybold on Reelection During his next term, Seybold says he wants to increase economic development and demolition of properties around the... More »

Election Day Preview: Muncie Mayor

by IPR News

November 7, 2011

Tomorrow, voters across Indiana will head to the polls to vote in municipal elections – mayors, city councils, and other local offices.  Today, two NewsLink Indiana student reporters will examine the issues in the race for Muncie’s next mayor.  First, Trent Townsend looks at the economic future of Muncie, which is still transitioning from a... More »

State forum tackles community education engagement

by IPR News

November 7, 2011

When the Indiana Department of Education changed how it reported school accountability, some school districts found increased engagement from families and the community.  Today, state lawmakers and education officials brainstormed how to create and sustain more community involvement in education.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Education Engagement Forum More »

Delaware County Teams Dominate Girls Volleyball State Championships

by IPR News

November 7, 2011

It was THE big weekend for girls, high school volleyball with the state finals being held at Ball State’s Worthen Arena. Three Delaware County teams won their divisions and are state champions. Wes-Del won its first state championship in any sport in the 45-year history of the school, with a three-game shutout of Trinity Lutheran, ... More »

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