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Legislature Is Getting Close To A Teacher Pay Plan

INDIANAPOLIS – A teacher-pay plan is in final negotiations at the statehouse. Both the House and Senate have voted to encourage schools to earmark 85-percent of their budgets for the classroom. But the Senate added a requirement

Births In Indiana Declining, But Population Is Growing

INDIANA – Indiana is growing, adding nearly 32-thousand people last year to reach a population of 6-point-7-million. The increase was the state’s biggest since 2009, outpacing every neighboring state. But it was well below the level of

Rockville Correctional Facility Stock Local Food Pantry

ROCKVILLE, Ind – The Rockville Correctional Facility (RCF) engaged in some friendly competition recently as they helped re-stock the Parke County Food Pantry (PCFP). Pitting custody bracket against custody bracket and department against department, the clear winner

More Cases Of Mumps At I-U

BLOOMINGTON, Ind – There are more cases of mumps at Indiana University. 16 students have mumps now on the I-U campus in Bloomington. All nine additions–from the same fraternity where some of the earlier confirmations occurred. That

Indiana Tax Revenue Projected To Be Less Than Expected

INDIANAPOLIS  — Indiana schools aren’t being promised much additional money after new projections showing slower growth in state tax collections. Tax collections are expected to grow about 2.5% each of the next two years but that is

Trout Season Starts Saturday In Indiana

Indiana– Be sure to find your fishing license, because trout season is upon us. Thousands of trout will be available to Indiana fishers starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, April 27. The Department of Natural Resources will stock