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Ball State holds public hearing for proposed tuition increases

by IPR News

May 31, 2011

Administrators at Ball State University held a public hearing yesterday to discuss proposed increases in tuition for the next two years.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. Wiechmann — BSU Tuition Public Hearing Cost of 2011-12 tuition and fees for an in-state incoming freshman: Ball State University – $8,558 Purdue University – $9,478 Indiana University Bloomington – $9,523 More »

Wheldon Wins More Than $2.5 Million at Indy

by IPR News

May 31, 2011

(INDIANAPOLIS) – DAN WHELDON‘S SHARE OF THE INDIANAPOLIS 500 WINNINGS COME TO TWO-POINT-56 MILLION DOLLARS. THE OVERALL PURSE WAS 13-POINT-FIVE MILLION IN THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY RACE ON SUNDAY, WHICH WHELDON WON IN THE LAST FEW HUNDRED YARDS WHEN LEADER J.R. HILDEBRAND SLAMMED INTO THE WALL COMING OUT OF TURN FOUR. HILDEBRAND WAS NOT INJURED. HE... More »

Breaking Texting While Driving Habit Could Be Tough

by IPR News

May 31, 2011

(INDIANAPOLIS) – A BAN ON TEXTING AT THE WHEEL TAKES EFFECT JULY 1, BUT IT MAY TAKE A LOT LONGER FOR HOOSIERS TO BREAK THE HABIT. TEXTING IS MORE THAN A SUBSTITUTE FOR PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS — IT‘S CHANGED THE WAY WE LIVE AND DRIVE. BUTLER UNIVERSITY PSYCHOLOGY PROFESSOR MANDY GINGERICH SAYS TEXTING HAS... More »

Weather Radio Law Helps Mobile Home Residents

by IPR News

May 31, 2011

(EVANSVILLE) – RESIDENTS OF INDIANA MOBILE HOME PARKS HAD WARNINGS ABOUT LAST WEEK‘S STRING OF TORNADOES, THANKS IN PART TO A FOUR-YEAR-OLD STATE LAW. THE LAW REQUIRES ALL NEWLY-INSTALLED OR RELOCATED MOBILE HOMES TO BE EQUIPPED WITH A WEATHER RADIO. THEN-EVANSVILLE REPRESENTATIVE PHIL HOY AUTHORED THE LAW MONTHS AFTER A TORNADO IN THE OVERNIGHT HOURS... More »

Economic Partnership for Grant and Howard Counties To Be Announced Today (Tues.)

by IPR News

May 31, 2011

(MARION) – THE MAYORS OF MARION AND KOKOMO WILL ANNOUNCE AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE TWO CITIES TODAY. STATE COMMERCE SECRETARY MITCH ROOB IS ALSO EXPECTED TO BE A PART OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT. (From Network Indiana) More »

Honda Hiring 1,000 Workers In Greensburg

by IPR News

May 31, 2011

(GREENSBURG) – HONDA WILL REPORTEDLY ADD ONE-THOUSAND JOBS THIS YEAR AT ITS GREENSBURG ASSEMBLY PLANT AS PART OF A DRAMATIC INCREASE IN AUTO PRODUCTION. HONDA CURRENTLY PRODUCES ABOUT 100-THOUSAND CARS PER YEAR IN GREENSBURG. (From Network Indiana) More »

ACLU files lawsuit against Indiana immigration law

by IPR News

May 26, 2011

A lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union challenges an Indiana law aimed at curbing illegal immigration.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Lawsuit Challenges Immigration Law More »

Bedford residents say tornado hit city

by IPR News

May 26, 2011

The city of Bedford in south central Indiana was one of the state’s hardest hit in a violent round of storms that swept the state last night.  WFIU’s Sara Wittmeyer was in Bedford, and says residents saw a tornado form and pass over Route 50.  Resident Vicki Lee says she watched the tornado crash through... More »

Fourth Amendment protest at Indiana Statehouse today

by IPR News

May 25, 2011

More than two hundred people gathered at the Statehouse today to rally against a recent state Supreme Court decision… that prohibits a person from resisting a police officer’s unlawful entry into their home.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Fourth Amendment Rally More »

Daniels speaks about presidential decision

by IPR News

May 24, 2011

In some of his first public comments since deciding not to run for President, Mitch Daniels says he’s focused on doing his job as governor.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Daniels Speaks about Decision More »

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