INDIANAPOLIS—Hoosiers from around the state came together on a cold winter’s morning Tuesday at Lucas Oil Stadium to help pack boxes of food for the hungry as part of the 9th annual Million Meal Marathon.

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INDIANAPOLIS—When a GPS tracking device placed on a suspected drug dealer’s vehicle was removed, police obtained a warrant to search his home on the grounds that the small black box was stolen.

INDIANAPOLIS—Twelve Indiana elementary and middle schools were honored as 2019 Indiana National Blue Ribbon Schools in a ceremony Monday at the Indiana Statehouse.

INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana officials are temporarily suspending its requirements that Medicaid recipients work, go to school or get some kind of training to qualify for their benefits until a federal lawsuit is resolved.

INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric Holcomb appointed the first head of the newly established Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) that will replace the Department of Tourism Development.

INDIANAPOLIS—Physicians who write few prescriptions or treat kidney dialysis patients should be exempt from a new law requiring that all controlled substances be prescribed electronically by Jan. 1, 2021.

INDIANAPOLIS- Attorney General Curtis Hill Jr., facing Indiana Supreme Court disciplinary commission charges for allegedly groping women, is trying to block the testimony of two women who worked for him when he was Elkhart County prosecutor.

JACKSON COUNTY — Tuesday, Oct. 15, at approximately 1 p.m., two Indianapolis residents were arrested on numerous drug related charges after their vehicle ran out of gas on I-65 in Jackson County.

BROWNSTOWN — From Nashville, Ind. to Nashville, Tenn., some of the region’s most talented writers and performers will be featured in a live songwriter-in-the-round show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Royal-off-the-Square Theatre in Brownstown.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb has declared the week of Oct. 13 to 19 as Indiana Move Over Week.

INDIANAPOLIS— Twenty-three states, including California and Illinois, have allocated large sums of money to the 2020 census to ensure everyone in their communities is counted, but Indiana is relying on existing resources.

WEST LAFAYETTE – The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will host a calving school for beef and dairy producers from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at Lynn Hall, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced a supplemental proposed rule to the recently announced 2020 Renewable Volume Standards and the Biomass-based Diesel Volume for 2021.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Manufacturers Association is pleased to announce the expansion of its efforts to help manufacturers fill their workforce needs.

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Indiana State Police responded to a two vehicle head-on crash at approximately 3:40 a.m. Wednesday on Michigan Road near Dawson Smith Road in Jefferson County that resulted in the death of a Dupont man and seriously injured an Indiana Department of Correction employee in t…

WESTPORT — A generation of Hoosier children grew up looking forward to a spooky Friday night watching Sammy Terry as he hosted scary movies on WTTV Channel 4.

INDIANAPOLIS — What do you get when you combine your two MCM chairs, a Persian rug, a Wayfair chest of drawers and your collection of ‘70s art glass? Believe it or not, you have the components for one of the most enduring forms of decorating: Eclectic.

INDIANAPOLIS— Cases of influenza are beginning to emerge across the state and the Indiana State Health Department is encouraging Hoosiers to get themselves and their families vaccinated.

INDIANAPOLIS—A legislative study committee heard from Type 1 diabetics who described their daily struggles with pharmaceutical companies, insurance agencies and the healthcare system to get the insulin they need to stay alive.

During deer hunting season, Indiana DNR encourages hunters to stay informed about deer diseases and best practices for handling any carcass or other raw meat.

INDIANAPOLIS: The Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence were presented to six recipients who were honored for extraordinary initiatives in protecting the environment.

DECATUR COUNTY — A new statewide, bipartisan taskforce is focused on addressing jail overcrowding in Indiana thanks to a law authored this year by State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

INDIANAPOLIS—Court officials from five Indiana counties plagued by rapidly growing caseloads asked members of an interim study committee for financial assistance to create more resources in the local judiciary. The Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary, meeting for the first ti…

INDIANAPOLIS—As Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush begins her second five-year term as the state’s top jurist, she said she is continuing to seek ways to innovate in the state courts, which she calls the “labs of democracy.”

INDIANAPOLIS—By the next election, one in 10 direct recording electronic (DREs) voting machines will have a small black box attached to them that will let voters see a printout of their ballot, providing a paper trial that can be used in post-election audits.

Hunters can help monitor deer populations in northwest and northeast Indiana for chronic wasting disease (CWD) by voluntarily submitting harvested deer to the DNR for testing during the 2019-20 deer hunting season.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Soybean Association (ASA) supports a strong global marketplace and is pleased the White House has finalized a trade agreement with Japan, a top 10 export market for soybeans.

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 24, 2019) – Comcast is increasing download speeds for some of its most popular Xfinity Internet packages for customers in Indiana.

INDIANAPOLIS & CHARLESTON, S.C. — Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution, and Tallo, the nation’s premier online platform for connecting talented students with employers, colleges, and universities, are joining forces to make Indiana students aware…

INDIANAPOLIS—One of Dan Coats’ first tasks as the new head of the nation’s intelligence community was to rein in the infighting among the agencies under his jurisdiction.

AURORA — Shortly after 3 a.m. Monday, the Indiana State Police responded to a crash on U.S. 50 in Dearborn County that resulted in the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle.

INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric Holcomb has declared the week of Sept. 22-28 as Indiana Rail Safety Week with the goal of raising awareness of railroad crossing laws and trespassing on railroad property.

INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb is headed to China Sunday for a two-week-long Asian trade mission, convinced he can successfully boost business relationships despite the Trump administration’s ongoing trade war with that nation.

The most recent USDA Crop Progress report indicated that nearly 1.3 million acres of Indiana corn are in poor or very poor condition, among the highest in the nation. The challenging season and market uncertainty is likely to lead more Indiana growers to hold corn in storage longer than usua…

WEST LAFAYETTE – Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will host the 2019 National Conference for Food and Agribusiness on Nov. 6-7 on the university’s West Lafayette campus.

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Sr. Ruth Breig, formerly Sr. Rose Michael, age 89 of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, died Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the convent. Born Ruth Elaine on August 23, 1930 in Dayton, Ohio, the ninth of twelve girls, she is the daughter of Emma (Nee: Osterfeld) and John Breig. Reflectin…