Saturday, January 20, 2018
State & National News

State & National News

Republicans look at ‘repair’ of ACA

By ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — While insisting they’ve not abandoned their goal of repealing President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, Republicans are...

Names of Indiana teens killed in stolen SUV crash released

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — St. Joseph County officials have identified two teenagers who died after the stolen SUV they were in crashed during...

FBI using billboards for tips in killings of 2 Indiana teens

DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — The FBI is using electronic billboards across Indiana to seek information in the killings of two teenage girls slain during...

Ricker’s: Will of the people ’thwarted’ after beer bill dies

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The owner of Ricker’s convenience stores says lawmakers “thwarted” the will of the people by declining to take action on cold...

Boy’s funeral donations will aid other children

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Money raised to cover funeral expenses for an Indiana child who starved to death will instead benefit other children...

State may reclaim control of I-69 project

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The state of Indiana hopes to assume control of an Interstate 69 extension project three years after hiring a private...

State looking for new poet laureate

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Arts Commission says it’s accepting nominations for the state poet laureate. Shari Wagner’s two-year term is ending. It says the...

Officials call state fair ‘fiscally conservative’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Officials call the Indiana State Fair “fiscally conservative” because it opts for a guaranteed minimum income from rides and concessions instead...

Pendleton farmer says going organic is the future of farming

By CHRISTOPHER STEPHENS The (Anderson) Herald Bulletin PENDLETON, Ind. (AP) — When John-Paul Franks returned home from college to run his family’s 140-acre grain farm, he...

State will pay $43M for ISTEP replacement

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana education officials plan to pay a company $43 million to create, implement and grade the new test that’ll replace the...