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Gubernatorial candidates announce plans to help Hoosiers

by Stephanie Wiechmann

July 31, 2012

Indiana gubernatorial candidates Mike Pence and John Gregg today announced major policy initiatives to help working Hoosiers. At a speech in Indianapolis this morning, Republican Mike Pence says he wants to cut personal income tax in the state by 10 percent over his first two years in office.  Pence says the average family would save... More »

Sallie Mae adds 200 jobs in Muncie

by Stephanie Wiechmann

July 27, 2012

The national education loan service company Sallie Mae will add hundreds of new jobs and expand its presence in Muncie.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. More »

StateImpact Indiana: Turnaround Schools

by Elle Moxley

July 26, 2012

Five Indiana schools will be under new management this fall after a rocky year in transition. It’s the first time the state has used Public Law 221 to take control of failing schools.  When the Department of Education announced it would intervene, no one knew quite what the process would look like. As StateImpact Indiana’s... More »

Indiana University researches anti-suicide nasal spray

by Brandon Smith

July 26, 2012

An Indiana University scientist is helping develop a nasal spray intended to curb suicides among members of the military.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Drought hits the farmers’ market

by Jingxia Wei

July 25, 2012

Despite the recent storms, the drought is still baking Indiana fields and threatening crop yields.  As IPR’s Jingxia Wei reports, even small growers are being hit by the damaging conditions. More »

State House Democrat leader decries attempt to oust him

by Brandon Smith

July 25, 2012

Indiana Democrats plan to hold a caucus meeting Thursday in which some members will reportedly try to oust House Minority Leader Pat Bauer.  At a press conference today, Bauer called the move atrocious and destructive.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Secretary of State says vote centers aren’t right for everyone

by Stephanie Wiechmann

July 24, 2012

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson says vote centers are great for Indiana counties.  But, she cautions that it is not a solution for everyone.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. More »

Auto supplier to build plant and bring jobs to Anderson

by Stephanie Wiechmann

July 24, 2012

A Honda parts supplier says it will build a new factory and bring more than 300 jobs to Madison County in the coming years.  Greenville Technology, Incorporated – known as GTI and headquartered in Ohio – supplies plastic components to Honda factories in North America.  Today, company officials announced its first Indiana facility will be... More »

“Job fair for volunteers” hopes to help local service organizations

by Stephanie Wiechmann

July 23, 2012

An annual Muncie event that’s been called “a job fair for volunteers” is hoping to once again match willing volunteers with local organizations this week.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann explains. More information about the Converge volunteer fair can be found here. More »

Indiana offers your immunization records online

by Brandon Smith

July 23, 2012

The Indiana Department of Health wants to make it easier for parents to find out what vaccinations their children have had and which ones they still need.  To do that, they are turning to the Internet.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. MyVaxIndiana website More »

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