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Amtrack and Indiana discuss who will pay for train service

by Sehvilla Mann

October 17, 2012

Amtrack has told Indiana officials that it will cut its passenger-rail service on a line between Chicago and Indianapolis by more than half next year, unless the state chips in to cover the cost.  As Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Sehvilla Mann reports, that could be a hard adjustment for the cities along the route. More »

Senators McCain and Graham campaign for Richard Mourdock in Indiana

by Brandon Smith

October 17, 2012

Top Senate Republicans John McCain and Lindsey Graham say it’s time for Hoosiers to move beyond their support for Senator Richard Lugar and vote for Richard Mourdock.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra reaches contract agreement with musicians

by Dan Goldblatt

October 16, 2012

After a five-week lockout and several months of negotiations, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has reached an agreement with its musicians’ union.  The deal includes a substantial pay cut for I-S-O musicians.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Dan Goldblatt reports. More »

David Letterman to interview Oprah Winfrey at Ball State event

by Stephanie Wiechmann

October 16, 2012

Ball State University’s most visible alumnus, David Letterman, will return to Muncie this November to interview one of the most visible women in the country – long-time talk show host Oprah Winfrey.  The event is scheduled for the afternoon of Monday, November 26th at Ball State’s Emens Auditorium. The Mississippi-born Winfrey hosted The Oprah Winfrey... More »

Statehouse ceremony unveils official portrait of Governor Mitch Daniels

by Brandon Smith

October 16, 2012

An official portrait of Governor Mitch Daniels now hangs in the Indiana Statehouse.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith attended today’s unveiling. More »

Senate candidates meet to debate

by Brandon Smith

October 16, 2012

Senate candidates Joe Donnelly and Richard Mourdock spent most of their first debate Monday attacking each other…while Libertarian Andrew Horning called for voters to move away from the status quo.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

State to study property tax assessment system

by Brandon Smith

October 15, 2012

A state legislative study committee will examine Indiana’s property tax assessment system to determine if the state’s property tax caps are being manipulated.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Henry County police search for escaped inmate

by Stephanie Wiechmann

October 15, 2012

Police in Henry County are looking for a man who escaped from the county jail through a hole in the jail’s roof.  According to a press release, 29-year-old David Allen Kline III was noticed missing early this morning.  Henry County officers found a hole in the roof inside another cell within the same cell block... More »

Indiana apple orchards see devastating crop loss

by Sarah Phinney

October 12, 2012

Agronomists say that unseasonable temperatures and lack of rain this year has caused a 75 percent loss in apple crops throughout the Midwest.  For Jacob’s Family Orchard in New Castle, that’s caused a damaging loss of profit.  IPR’s Sarah Phinney reports.   More »

Former President Clinton campaigns for Hoosier Democrats

by Brandon Smith

October 12, 2012

Former President Bill Clinton was in Indianapolis today campaigning for Hoosier Democrats.  As Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports, Clinton’s message focused on cooperation and bipartisanship. More »

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