State News
3:51 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Indiana Governor signs controversial new law

Indiana Governor Mike Pence
Credit Peoria Public Radio

Indiana’s governor has signed into law a bill that some say will discriminate against gay people. 

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State News
6:02 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Indiana’s governor supports Illiana Tollway

The proposed Illiana Tollway has its critics but Indiana’s governor is not one of them.  It’s been called a “boondoggle” by some who see spending more than a billion dollars on the Illiana Tollway as a waste of money. 

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7:01 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Bradley University partners for ‘Law Scholar’ program

Bradley University is partnering with Indiana University for its pre-law students. The ‘Bradley Law Scholar’ program will nominate two pre-law students each year for acceptance at Indiana University’s Robert McKinney School of Law. 

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State News
6:03 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Indiana must recognize first same-sex marriage

A federal appeals court has ruled that the State of Indiana must recognize the marriage of the state’s first same-sex couple. 

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State News
5:50 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Ruling halts same sex marriage in Indiana

Same-sex couples who rushed to get married last week in Indiana are now in legal limbo. 

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State News
8:24 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Indiana overturns ban on same-sex marriage

Same-sex couples in Indiana are rushing to exchange vows following Wednesday’s historic ruling overturning the state's ban.  

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8:43 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Health officials hopeful on US case of MERS

Federal and state officials in Indiana are hopeful a deadly virus from the Middle East has been contained.

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4:56 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Indiana board votes for new highway near Chicago


  The Chicago area could be getting another highway in a few years.  A major vote to see that happen occurred Thursday in Indiana.  

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State News
7:02 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Lawsuit filed against proposed Illiana Expressway project

Credit Illinois Department of Transportation

A legal challenge could stall a much touted proposed expressway for Chicago’s southern suburbs. IPR'S Michael Puente reports.

Illinois and Indiana have partnered to build the Illiana Expressway. The east-west corridor is expected to one day connect I-55 in Will County to I-65 in Lake County, Indiana. The goal is to relieve congestion on existing roadways and create jobs. But a federal lawsuit filed yesterday claims the project will destroy natural areas.

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