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According to the Indiana Department of Education’s website, there are over 2,300 open teaching positions across the state.   Nearly 900 open student support positions, including bus drivers, lunch ladies, and classroom helpers, are also available.  The Indiana State Teachers Association is urging lawmakers to take additional action next year to enhance pay and working conditions […]

On Wednesday, hundreds of Hoosiers gathered in front of the Indiana Capitol to urge lawmakers not to pass a new bill restricting abortion. The protest came on the day that lawmakers were scheduled to return to the statehouse for a special session.  To give themselves more time to draft the new abortion law, the Republicans […]

A special session that was scheduled on July 6th has been postponed. Given the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, Indiana lawmakers anticipate the session to continue longer than anticipated when the lone item on the schedule was a taxpayer refund plan. The next session is scheduled for July 25. Indiana Republicans in Indiana […]

Abortion clinics in Indiana said they have been much busier since the Supreme Court declared last week ruled that states can set their abortion laws. According to Planned Parenthood of Indiana, more calls and clients were expected. The clinic says they expect to permanently close its doors, as they anticipate Indiana’s abortion restrictions coming fast. […]

Downtown Indy is partnering with Visit Indy for the city’s downtown firework display on July 4th.  According to city officials, the fireworks will launch at 10 p.m. from the 500 N. Meridian building.  Around 3,500 fireworks will be synced to music aired on radio stations such as B105.7, 97.1 Hank FM and 93.1 FM WIBC. […]

Thousands of protesters voiced their opinions downtown Indianapolis on Saturday after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Abortion rights advocates surrounded the steps of the statehouse to urge lawmakers to preserve women’s access to reproductive healthcare. While on the other side of the statehouse, others urged lawmakers to legalize abortion in Indiana. Police stepped […]

An Indianapolis “peacemaker” was shot and killed at a gas station Saturday night.  John “JB” Barnett was shot after 10 p.m. at the Phillips 66 gas station located on 34th Street and Keystone Avenue, according to city police.  Barnett was one of several community outreach workers hired by the city to reduce violence.  The Office […]

WICR will broadcast the last episode of JourneysFire with Richard Brendan on Sunday, June 26th.  Since the first program debuted on April 2, 2002, an estimated 650 programs have been created. Brendan said he hoped his show inspired his listeners toward new ways of thinking and living.  “It has been an honor to be associated […]

 Indiana University Police are investigating groping cases on the IUPUI campus.  This month, three incidents were reported, and more reports have since been received. The first incident was reported along the downtown canal’s Riverwalk on Porto Alegre Street. The second and third incidents were reported near West New York and Limestone Streets.  The suspect was […]

The Marion County Fair kicks off tonight at 5 PM. According to fair officials, there are a number of new additions this year.  The fair was shut down early in 2020 after a large brawl broke out, with juveniles rushing the gates. Five people were taken into custody and two persons were injured.  To address […]

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