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Anti-Bullying program begins in Blue River Valley schools

by Cody Butler

February 29, 2012

Four high school students across central Indiana have died by suicide in just the last two years.  Some close to the victims say they were bullied at school.  One family of a bullied student has worked to see an anti-bullying program put into his Henry County school.  IPR’s Cody Butler explains. More »

Indiana Supreme Court hears Secretary of State case

by Brandon Smith

February 29, 2012

The Indiana Supreme Court heard arguments today in the case of Ex-Secretary of State Charlie White – and is closer to naming who White’s permanent successor will be.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Anderson’s Bright Automotive closes doors

by Stephanie Wiechmann

February 28, 2012

Anderson’s electric vehicle developer Bright Automotive is closing its doors.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. More »

Annual report shows fewer child abuse deaths in Indiana

by Stephanie Wiechmann

February 28, 2012

A new annual state report out today says fewer Indiana children died from abuse or neglect in fiscal year 2010.   The report from the state Department of Child Services shows that 25 children died as a result of abuse or neglect from July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010.  That’s a decrease from 38 deaths... More »

Delaware and Henry County GOP committeemen choose favorite candidates

by Sarah Phinney

February 27, 2012

Over 100 people braved the slick roads on Saturday morning to hear Republican politicians debate in hopes of winning the support of precinct committeemen from Delaware and Henry counties.  IPR’s Sarah Phinney reports. More »

Indiana Elections Commission denies Jim Wallace a place on ballot

by Brandon Smith

February 24, 2012

The Indiana Election Commission ruled today that G-O-P gubernatorial hopeful Jim Wallace will not appear on the state’s May 8th primary ballot.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Charlie White sentenced to home detention

by The Associated Press

February 23, 2012

Ousted Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White has been sentenced to a year of home detention on charges related to voter fraud.   A Hamilton County jury found White guilty of six felonies on earlier this month.  Today, he was sentenced on the charges  including false registration, voting in another precinct, submitting a false ballot, theft,... More »

StateImpact Indiana: Autism

by Kyle Stokes

February 23, 2012

A decades-long process of revising the official definition of autism is drawing to a close, and the changes that revision might bring have many people who are living with the diagnosis concerned.  Some experts say the changes will clarify the murky definition for the developmental disorder.  But as StateImpact Indiana’s Kyle Stokes reports, others worry the changes could... More »

General Assembly proposing more money for State Fair stage victims

by Brandon Smith

February 23, 2012

A Senate committee today allocated more money for victims of last year’s State Fair stage collapse.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

State excise police target college towns with new program

by Gretchen Frazee

February 22, 2012

The Indiana State Excise Police have begun a pilot program aimed at reducing underage drinking near college campuses. The new effort puts more excise police in target areas like bars and neighborhoods known for college parties in cities like Muncie.   Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Gretchen Frazee reports. More »

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