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One day, your internet use may not be limited by 4G speeds. As early as 2018, many in the United States will be able to use 5G enabled devices.

Just a few blocks away from the roar of the Speedway, there’s a tiny gray house.

Unlike its neighbors, it’s not receiving an internet connection from wires running inside. Its internet comes from a 5G radio.

This is one of Verizon’s prototypes – the only one in Indiana. The company is partnering with Ericcson and Intel to demonstrate 5G wireless internet.

Scientists are predicting a dangerous tick season this year, and Hoosier health professionals are keeping their eyes on the little vectors.

Researchers like Indiana University biology professor Keith Clay says Indiana’s warmer winter means more ticks survive from summer to spring.

“It’s also conducive to the animal population they depend on for blood meals, mice, chipmunks other small rodents,” says Clay.

The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) released its 2016 State Preschool Yearbook Wednesday, which shows Indiana’s early childhood education efforts don’t match those of other states, but recent legislation shows improvements in how the state funds preschool.

Indy 500 Organ Donor Campaign Helps Grieving Families

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Organ donation has become a mission for racing family’s during this year’s Indianapolis 500 with a goal of increasing the number of registered donors – and through the process comes healing and hope.

A Little Sister

Taylor McLean was close to her brother Bryan Clauson. He was an organ donor.

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited a high-performing private Indianapolis high school Tuesday, where nearly every student receives a voucher. She toured Providence Cristo Rey High School on a fact-finding mission and meet students and staff.

DeVos’ school visit follows a Monday speech in Indianapolis where she alluded to “an ambitious” federal expansion of school choice. DeVos did not lay out details of what a federal program could look like.

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