• Vigo Renovation Contract Likely Awarded Tonight

    A contract for the final piece of work at Vigo Elementary is expected to be awarded tonight. Contracts for the elementary renovation work were awarded to Wolfe Construction, Tri-State Fire
     
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  • Vectren Announces Merger Agreement

    Vectren and Houston-based CenterPoint Energy have announced a merger agreement. The combined company will be named CenterPoint Energy with corporate offices in Houston, Texas. The Evansville-Courier Press reports the company’s
     
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  • Drug Take Back Day This Weekend

    Area residents will once again have the chance to get rid of unwanted or unused prescription medications later this week. This Saturday marks Nation Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which
     
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  • Local Arrest Report – 4.23.18

    -Vincennes Police arrested 26-year-old Amber Hill following a traffic stop around 11:30 p.m. Police charged Hill with driving with a suspended license. She was also wanted on a court warrant
     
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  • U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) touts federal legislation that would rollback Dodd-Frank banking regulations for community banks and credit unions. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)

    Donnelly Pushes For Looser Bank Regulations

    U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) is urging the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act that loosens regulations for community banks and credit unions.
     
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  • (FILE PHOTO: Elle Moxley/StateImpact Indiana)

    Pre-K Report: Indiana Needs Better Programming

    A recent report says Indiana needs to drastically improve state funded preschool, but state officials say it ignores significant improvements to the program. On this year’s State of Preschool report
     
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    Narcan Proving Difficult to Get

    It was a scheduling mishap that led Kourtnaye Sturgeon to help save someone’s life. About four months ago, Sturgeon drove to downtown Indianapolis for a meeting. She was a week
     
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  • Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis), left, and Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) discuss the details of the 2018 special session. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)

    Republicans Set Parameters For Special Session

    Indiana lawmakers will consider five bills in their May 14 special session – without public testimony or amendments. Four of those five bills are measures that failed to pass when
     
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  • (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)

    March Unemployment Holds Steady

    Indiana’s unemployment rate held steady last month at 3.2 percent, remaining at its lowest point since December 2000. The rate hasn’t increased since July last year. The state’s private sector
     
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  • Local Tracts Nominated as Opportunity Zones

    A pair of census tracts in Vincennes are among the 156 Opportunity Zones nominations made by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb. The federal Opportunity Zone program was created as part of
     
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