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INDIANAPOLIS — Just how far Indiana lawmakers will go in limiting what teachers can say in their classrooms about race and politics is among several key unresolved issues at the midway point of this year’s legislative session.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana has the 12th-highest adult obesity rate in the nation, ranking one spot higher for childhood and teenage obesity. A study commissioned by the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation estimates that one in three Hoosiers carries extra weight.

INDIANA — The 18th annual Cops Cycling for Survivors bicycle ride around Indiana, which honors fallen police officers, kicks off Monday, July 8. Charlestown Sgt. Ben Bertram will be among the officers honored during the ride.

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Indiana has the second highest rate of child abuse and neglect in the nation, and the numbers continue to grow, according to a new report released by the Children’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

LEBANON — Vice President Mike Pence pledged the Trump administration's agriculture trade plan, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, would help relieve current burdens from a downturn in the economy and lower commodity prices.

INDIANAPOLIS — After a six-year battle for a bias crimes law, a bill containing controversial language passed the Indiana Senate on Tuesday despite calls for the author to dissent and send it to a committee for further debate.

INDIANAPOLIS — Legislation that would eliminate Indiana’s township boards received an initial go-ahead by a House committee despite testimony that the three-member boards are vital to the state’s system of government.

INDIANAPOLIS — Hospitals across Indiana would be better-equipped to combat the life-threatening illness called sepsis, thanks to legislation co-authored by state Rep. Rita Fleming, D-Jeffersonville, which has been approved in the Indiana House.

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When Madonna showed up at a New York City club on New Year’s Eve, a video of her somewhat misshapen – and large – behind went viral and raised a stink on the internet.

INDIANA — The Indiana Family & Social Services Administration has announced that it will release Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for February early on Jan. 19. No additional SNAP benefits will be issued in the month of February. March distribution plans remain u…

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INDIANAPOLIS — As Alivia Stahl and her twin 6-year-old brothers crossed a two-lane Fulton County road to board their school bus on Oct. 30, the driver of an oncoming Toyota Tacoma apparently failed to respond to the flashing lights of the bus.


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