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House Ethics Committee hears from Turner in writing at ethics hearing

April 23, 2014

A House Ethics Committee met today to hear a case of possible ethics violations by Republican Representative Eric Turner of Cicero.  As Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports, Turner – in a sworn written testimony – says he disclosed to fellow Republicans all ties to the nursing home industry and followed all House rules. More »

Indiana doctor uses Google Glass in surgery

April 23, 2014

Dozens of doctors are exploring how to use Google’s new wearable Glass technology in the healthcare field.  The first Indiana doctor to use Glass in surgery says it could replace some medical equipment in the operating room.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Alex Dierckman recently received a hands-on lesson. More »

Farmished to teach Muncie about local food

April 22, 2014

City officials in Muncie hope a newly formed organization promoting sustainable agriculture could help them find uses for lots that have decaying abandoned homes.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. More »

Representative Turner faces ethics hearing Wednesday

April 22, 2014

The Indiana House Ethics Committee will meet tomorrow to determine whether Republican Representative Eric Turner of Cicero violated House rules when advocating against a nursing facility construction moratorium that could have cost his son millions of dollars.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

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