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Muncie Haunted Forest scares and helps children

by Lisa Ryan

October 31, 2013

Halloween means haunted house season, but not every house is the same. IPR’s Lisa Ryan reports on a Muncie haunted house that wants to scare – and help – children. More »

The Butler’s Wil Haygood visits Ball State University

by Zach Huffman

October 31, 2013

Washington Post reporter Will Haygood spoke to Ball State University students last night about his book on perhaps the White House’s most famous butler.  IPR’s Zach Huffman reports. More »

StateImpact Indiana: State Education Tensions

by Elle Moxley

October 29, 2013

Partisan differences between the Democratic state schools superintendent and members of the State Board of Education that were appointed by Republican governors have escalated into a lawsuit.  Glenda Ritz says she is suing the Board for violating Indiana’s Open Door Law.  StateImpact Indiana’s Elle Moxley explains why a complicated state structure has both sides saying... More »

Ball State president Jo Ann Gora to retire in June

by Stephanie Wiechmann

October 28, 2013

Ball State president Jo Ann Gora met with the media today to explain more about her surprise announcement that she will retire from Ball State next June.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. More »

State Representative Bill Davis resigns, takes new job

by Stephanie Wiechmann

October 25, 2013

Indiana State Representative Bill Davis is resigning from the legislature to take a job in Governor Mike Pence’s administration.  This morning, Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann named Davis the new executive director for the Office of Community and Rural Affairs.  The Republican from Portland has served District 33 for nine years.  His district includes Jay County... More »

State officials disagree about Superintendent / Board of Education lawsuit

by Elle Moxley

October 24, 2013

The Indiana Attorney General filed a motion today to strike the lawsuit state superintendent Glenda Ritz filed against members of the State Board of Education — a panel Ritz herself chairs. But as StateImpact Indiana’s Elle Moxley, the superintendent says she’s not backing down. More »

Senator Coats supports delay in Affordable Care Act mandate

by Indiana Public Broadcasting

October 24, 2013

Indiana Senator Dan Coats is traveling the Hoosier state this week to support a one-year delay for the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate requirement.  Right now, those without health insurance coverage have until March 31st to enroll or face penalties through the I-R-S.  Republican Senator Coats says it’s up to him and other Republican congressmen... More »

State focuses on high risk Hoosiers for Affordable Care Act rollout

by Brandon Smith

October 22, 2013

Indiana officials are responding to problems with the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges by focusing on Hoosiers most in need of healthcare coverage.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Indianapolis Chamer of Commerce says same-sex marriage ban bad for business

by Indiana Public Broadcasting

October 22, 2013

The Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce says it will oppose the upcoming push in the state Legislature to add a same-sex marriage ban to the Indiana constitution.  Chamber president Michael Huber says the amendment will have a negative impact on the city’s business climate. The amendment, known as HJR-6, was first approved in 2011.  If lawmakers... More »

Legislative panel asks state not to privatize public employees’ pension

by Brandon Smtih

October 21, 2013

Members of a legislative panel are asking the Indiana Public Retirement System Board to reverse its decision allowing a private company to manage part of public employees’ pensions.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

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