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Occupy Indy ordered to remove gear from Statehouse grounds

by IPR News

November 17, 2011

As temperatures drop in Indianapolis, the Occupy Indy protesters who remained camped outside the Statehouse will no longer have tents, tarps or sleeping bags to keep warm.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Occupy Indy Gear Removal More »

Midwest farmland prices surge

by IPR News

November 16, 2011

Farmland values in the Midwest have increased dramatically over the last year and an Indiana economist says prices could remain high for a while.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Farmland Value Surge More »

StateImpact Indiana: State Turnaround in Marion

by IPR News

November 15, 2011

When you think of a state intervention in a failing school, you might picture the high-profile takeovers in Indianapolis and Gary earlier this year.  But state superintendent Tony Bennett wants the Department of Education to help improve more Indiana schools before they need to be taken over.  StateImpact Indiana’s Kyle Stokes recently visited Marion High... More »

Statehouse mailroom shuts down after employee becomes ill

by IPR News

November 15, 2011

A coughing fit shut down the Indiana Statehouse mailroom this morning as authorities tested for a suspicious substance.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Statehouse Mailroom Incident More »

David Axelrod speaks about hope at Ball State

by IPR News

November 15, 2011

As a Chief Campaign Strategist for President Barack Obama, David Axelrod has been a part of much of what is shaping our country today — the financial crisis, trouble in the Middle East, and a still heavily-debated healthcare reform movement.  But as Axelrod spoke at Ball State University last night, it wasn’t as much about... More »

Housing international students at Ball State

by IPR News

November 14, 2011

Ball State University is increasing its efforts to attract more international students to its Muncie campus.  But once those students get to Indiana, they have to find someplace to live.  IPR’s Safarali Saydshoev reports. Saydshoev — International Student Housing More »

General Assembly iPad pilot program

by IPR News

November 14, 2011

A legislative committee is recommending the Indiana General Assembly go paperless…though not overnight.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — iPad Pilot Program More »

Severe Weather Possible Today (Mon.)

by IPR News

November 14, 2011

The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has the IPR listening area under a slight risk for severe thunderstorms, today (Mon.). The SPC says there is a 15-percent chance of large hail and damaging winds, and a 10-percent chance of tornadoes. However, the SPC adds within the 10-percent chance of tornadic activity, there is... More »

Voices of Veterans: Michael Hicks

by IPR News

November 11, 2011

Today, America honors veterans across the country and stationed around the world.  A few days ago, Muncie Noon Rotary heard from one veteran about his experience.  Currently a commander in the US Army Reserves, Lieutenant Colonial Michael Hicks served in Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1990 and 1991. Wiechmann — Voices of Veterans: Michael... More »

Unemployment among Hoosier veterans

by IPR News

November 11, 2011

As the country honors those who have served in the military, the head of the Indiana National Guard says more must be done to help address joblessness among veterans.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Veteran Unemployment More »

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