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Mourdock responds to criticism over debate answer

by Brandon Smith

October 24, 2012

Embattled GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock says he apologizes if anyone misunderstood his comments during Tuesday’s Senate debate – where he said pregnancy resulting from rape was something God intended to happen.  But as Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports, today he says he won’t apologize for his beliefs. Democratic Senate candidate Joe Donnelly says... More »

Mourdock and Donnelly debate for last time before election

by Brandon Smith

October 24, 2012

In Indiana’s final US Senate debate the candidates repeated their attacks on each other, while shifting their focus to issues of foreign policy and social security.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

7th Circuit upholds funding for Planned Parenthood of Indiana

by Brandon Smith

October 23, 2012

Planned Parenthood of Indiana will continue to receive federal Medicaid dollars after the federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in the group’s favor today.  As Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports, an Indiana pro-life group wants the fight to continue. More »

Hy-Pro Filtration moves facility to Anderson and brings new jobs

by Stephanie Wiechmann

October 23, 2012

A manufacturing company headquartered in Fishers is making the move to Anderson – and bringing more than 100 new jobs the city.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. More »

Indiana’s 5th District Congressional candidates debate in Carmel

by Stephanie Wiechmann

October 22, 2012

Three candidates running for Indiana’s 5th District US House seat met last night in Carmel to debate the issues just two weeks before Election Day.  As IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, the candidates made quite an impression in their first – and last – debate. More »

Group takes Indiana marriage statute to federal court

by Brandon Smith

October 22, 2012

A secular organization is taking on Indiana’s marriage statute in federal court.  The Center for Inquiry says the statue is unconstitutional because it doesn’t allow non-religious organizations to marry Hoosiers.  But as Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports, the state says allowing CFI to marry people could open the doors to any group. More »

Indiana woman files lawsuit over fungal meningitis outbreak

by Stan Jastrzebski

October 19, 2012

A Shelbyville law firm has filed the first lawsuit in Indiana related to an outbreak of fungal meningitis.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Stan Jastrzebski reports. The Indiana State Department of Health today announced one new case of fungal meningitis – bringing the state total to 35.  Two Indiana patients have died. More »

Indiana’s September employment report

by Brandon Smith

October 19, 2012

Indiana’s private sector lost nearly six thousand jobs in September, the first decline in nearly a year.  The state’s unemployment rate also fell for the first time since April.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

StateImpact Indiana: Education and the Governor’s Race

by Kyle Stokes

October 18, 2012

Outgoing Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels presided over several notable changes in education policy while in office.   The candidates seeking to replace Daniels in next month’s election are trying to carve their own niches.  StateImpact Indiana’s Kyle Stokes puts Indiana’s gubernatorial hopefuls side-by-side. More »

Indiana Department of Corrections seeks to approve college courses for inmates

by Brandon Smith

October 18, 2012

The Indiana Department of Corrections may soon gain the authority to approve the educational courses inmates can take for degree credit under a change proposed in a legislative study committee.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

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