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Environmentalists Protest Indiana Energy Bill Outside Vectren Offices

A handful of protesters held a blank check outside of Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy Company’s Evansville offices Thursday afternoon. They were speaking out against a bill that recently passed the Indiana house with bipartisan support.

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IURC Approves Vectren's Solar Farm

Mar 21, 2019

Vectren has received state approval to build a 50-megawatt solar farm in Spencer County. 

LST 325 Closer To Downtown Move

Mar 21, 2019

LST 325 is a step closer to moving to Downtown Evansville’s riverfront. 

Knight Wins Firefighter Award

Mar 20, 2019

A 16-year veteran of the Evansville Fire Department has been named Firefighter of the Year. 

Indiana News

Tau Tangle Discovery Sheds Light On CTE, Alzheimer's

5 hours ago

A new international study with researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine has developed a better understanding of how a certain protein plays into neurodegenerative diseases. 

Rep. Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) says he has a "very strong, philosophical opposition to revenue sharing with private companies out of criminal penalties or criminal fines." (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

House lawmakers have changed a school bus safety bill to eliminate a way for schools to pay for cameras on school bus stop arms.

The legislation comes as a result of an incident that killed three Rochester, Indiana schoolchildren last year.

Indiana Unemployment Rate Stays Unchanged In February

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The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (FILE PHOTO: Brandon Smith/IPB News)
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Indiana’s unemployment rate once again remained unchanged in February, holding at 3.5 percent.

That extends a record streak during which the rate has held steady.

Regional Health News

Across much of the Midwest, maternal and infant death rates are high—especially among African-Americans. So doctors, public health agencies and non-profit organizations are searching for solutions.

Among them is Sistering CU in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. It offers free home visits from trained volunteers to families with babies up to six months in age. It also recently launched a support group for new parents.

Experts often blame illicit fentanyl for skyrocketing overdose deaths among illegal drug users. Now a series of deaths at an Ohio hospital is raising questions about oversight in prescribing pharmaceutical fentanyl.

An Illinois Senate bill aims to help children who are at risk of entering state custody because of issues caused by untreated mental illness. The measure comes as states grapple with ways to help parents who face a heartbreaking choice: giving up custody to obtain expensive treatment for a child.

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¿QPM? S3 EP 1: It's all about Música!

This season it’s all about música SO be ready to move your hips to artistas como Making Movies , the Grammy-winning all-female Mariachi Flor de Toloache , Migrant Kids , Reggae prodigy Zion , the multilingual band The Brazilionaires and Appalatin . We’re not only showcasing their music and work but also conversations about current topics that affect us all. We talked to them about the migrant caravan, racism, their muses, their instruments and how they see the Latino community in the US....

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