• Elkhart-based FlexForm Technologies CEO Gregg Baumbaugh shows the study committee one of the car parts his company makes using hemp. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)

    Study Committee Explores Future of Hemp

    The Indiana Agriculture and Natural Resources Interim Study Committee took a field trip Monday visiting Purdue University’s Hemp research site and talking with experts about the plant. Industrial hemp is
     
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  • Susan B. Anthony List Indiana chair Sue Swayze Liebel leads a demonstration outside the Indianapolis office of Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.). (Brandon Smith/IPB News)

    Anti-Abortion Groups Pressure Donnelly

    Anti-abortion groups want to put pressure on U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) to vote for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. There’s a door-to-door campaign effort in Indiana
     
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  • Weekend Fire Destroys Oaktown Home

    A fire in Oaktown Sunday afternoon destroyed a home. Busseron Township Firefigthers were called to 304 Franklin Street shortly before 4:30 pm. The owner of the house John Ingram was
     
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  • Camper Injured After Falling 50 Feet from Tree

    A camper was flown to an Evansville hospital after falling fifty feet from a tree over the weekend. According to Indiana Conservation Officers, 44-year-old Shane Thomas suffered internal injuries and
     
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  • Lineup Announced for Alumni Community Series

    The Vincennes University Alumni Association has announced the full line-up for their 2018-19 Community series. As part of the 67th season, the series aims to provide quality entertainment for patrons
     
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  • Skelton Museum Hosting Weekend Film Fest

    The Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy will be providing laughter to the entire community this weekend. The Museum is hosting their very first LaFFVin Film Festival in the Red
     
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    Report Highlights Achievement Gaps in Higher Ed

    A new report says Indiana is making progress to close achievement gaps in higher education, but also shows that some groups still lag behind. The Commission For Higher Education aims
     
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  • At a press conference in July, environmentalists and others opposed the EPA’s plans to roll back clean car standards. (Rebecca Thiele/IPB News)

    EPA Halts Obama-Era Clean Car Standards

    The Environmental Protection Agency is making good on plans to halt Obama-era fuel economy standards. It announced a new proposal Thursday that claims to prioritize safety over fuel efficiency. The
     
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  • One of the "Unboxing Stations" new to this year's Gen Con. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)

    2018 Gen Con Rolls Out New Sustainability Efforts

    Gen Con – the largest table top gaming convention in North America – is expected to have more than 60,000 attendees playing hundreds of games over four days. The heavy
     
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  • An U.S. Air Force team goes through a hazmat drill at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.  (U.S. Air Force)

    Rep. Brooks Focuses On Biodefense, Public Health

    U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-Ind.) introduced a bill to strengthen the nation’s biodefense resources.  The measure prepares the country for emergencies that include infectious disease, natural disasters, and chemical and
     
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