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  • State superintendent delivers speech Tuesday on progress of Indiana schools

    State superintendent delivers speech Tuesday on progress of Indiana schools
    Indiana's State Superintendent of Public Instruction says this is an "era of progress" in K-12 education, and he explained why during his third annual State of Education address Tuesday night. Dr. Tony Bennett pointed to statewide improvements in ISTEP...
  • Global steel box manufacturer to relocate operations to South Bend

    Global steel box manufacturer to relocate operations to South Bend
    Governor Mitch Daniels joined executives from RACO, a division of Hubbell Incorporated (NYSE: HUBB and HUBA), Wednesday to announce the company's plans to relocate its distribution center from South Holland, Ill. to here, creating up to 77 new jobs by...
  • Retailer to expand operations in Greencastle

    Retailer to expand operations in Greencastle
    AscenaRetail Group, Inc., a national specialty retailer of apparel for women and tween girls, has announced plans to expand its operations in Greencastle, creating up to 242 new jobs by 2018. Ascena, which acquired Charming Shoppes, Inc. in June,...
  • There Will Be No ‘White Knight’ for the Republican Field

     
    With Super Tuesday a kind of Romney-leaning wash, it appears as if the Republican field will march forward on their snipe hunt. Even though I still think it's mostly inconceivable that Romney won't be the nominee, I'm done predicting anything about this...
  • Perry and Romney diss Jeb’s education reforms

     
    This is an updated post. Earlier I said Romney supports the higher academic standards pushed by Jeb Bush and other education reformers. But his campaign called to say he does not. I imagine this is because Rick Perry dinged him for dare supporting...
  • On eve of announcement, Tim Pawlenty promises to 'tell the truth'

    On eve of announcement, Tim Pawlenty promises to 'tell the truth'
    Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is officially declaring his presidential candidacy on Monday. But he offered a sneak peak to supporters in a YouTube video posted Sunday, in which he pledges to speak candidly about the nation’s challenges....
  • Caseloads are higher than in nearby states

    The caseloads of Illinois child abuse and neglect investigators are higher than those in some nearby states, the Tribune found. An investigator can't be assigned more than 12 new cases in a month with 15 allowed for three months of the year, according to...
  • Governor Daniels agrees to friendly wager over Butler game

    Governor Daniels agrees to friendly wager over Butler game
    Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels (R) has agreed to a friendly wager with Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell over the outcome of Butler vs. VCU. Details of the bet: If Butler wins, Governor McDonnell promises to send Governor Daniels a Virginia hand-cured ham...
  • Hoosiers help Hoosiers in the midst of State Fair tragedy

    Hoosiers help Hoosiers in the midst of State Fair tragedy
    Immediately after the stage at the Indiana State Fairgrounds collapsed, people rushed to help strangers.  Five people were killed and at least 40 others were taken to hospitals. Shanda Keith, an IUPUI nursing student, said she was sitting with her...
  • State Fair to reopen Monday after tragic accident that left 5 dead

    State Fair to reopen Monday after tragic accident that left 5 dead
    Officials at the State Fairgrounds held a news conference Sunday at 10 a.m., updating the media on the stage collapse at the Sugarland concert Saturday night.   Governor Mitch Daniels addressed the media saying, "There was no way we could have foreseen...
  • Community holds memorial for victims of Indiana State Fair tragedy

    Community holds memorial for victims of Indiana State Fair tragedy
    Hundreds of people gathered Monday morning to honor the victims of Saturday night's tragedy at the Indiana State Fair.   Five individuals lost their lives, after strong storms caused the stage at the Indiana State Fair to collapse.  Several others who...
  • State of the Union: Obama to vow to 'fight obstruction with action'

    State of the Union: Obama to vow to 'fight obstruction with action'
    President Obama will vow to "fight obstruction with action" in his State of the Union address tonight, signaling the extent to which he will use an unpopular Congress as foil as he campaigns for a new term this year. "As long as I'm president, I will...