| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 1:03 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:54 AM
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,...
| Mar 7, 2012
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...
| Sep 22, 2011
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...
| May 22, 2011
| 4:02 PM
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....
| Jul 11, 2012
| 9:20 AM
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...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 7:40 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 9:33 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 6:02 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 3:00 PM
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...