The Indiana Department of Education says Indiana’s teacher shortage is counterproductive to its priorities.

A national early education research group says On My Way Pre-K no longer meets its definition of a state-funded program. The group says the program’s work and education requirements for parents move Indiana in the wrong direction.

Former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt didn’t convince the Indiana Chamber of Commerce to change its mind about an energy moratorium in Indiana. The coal lobbyist had hoped to revive legislation that would have placed a temporary hold on large utility projects. 

Indiana State Police

UPDATE (3:30 p.m. 4/23):

Indiana State Police say they've received more than 1,000 tips following Monday's press conference. They have also released the following guidelines for public submissions of information to the case:

RTDNA

WBAA News has been honored with three regional wins in this year's Edward R. Murrow Awards competition, hosted by the Radio Television Digital News Association.  It's the most Murrow wins in a single year in recent memory for WBAA, and is tied for the most wins in Region 7's small market radio category (encompassing Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio).

Sen. Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) is skeptical of some of the changes to Indiana gun regulations. (FILE PHOTO: Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Legislation expanding Indiana’s Stand Your Ground law and changing some gun regulations is headed to the governor’s desk.

A federal judge heard an abortion provider’s case against the state Monday over its efforts to open a clinic in South Bend. The group argues the state department of health’s licensing requirements are unconstitutionally vague.

Survey: Majority Of Hoosiers Believe In Climate Change

Apr 22, 2019

A statewide survey says the majority of Hoosiers believe climate change is happening and most support efforts to lessen its effects on Indiana. More than 1,000 people responded to the Indiana University Environmental Resilience Institute’s survey earlier this month. 

Major Gambling Bill Nears Its Final Form

Apr 22, 2019
The Indiana Statehouse (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Lawmakers are nearing the ultimate version of this session’s major gambling bill.

Kaja Smith

Harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani will perform Thursday and Friday nights at Duncan Hall for Purdue Convocations. WBAA's John Clare spoke with Esfahani about travel, repertory, and audiences.


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Barbara Krafft

What's New: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart doesn’t need a pop song to make him cool. His music is performed around the world! We’ll hear some new releases of the Salzburg master on today’s What’s New .

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City of Frankfort

Ask The Mayor: Frankfort's Chris McBarnes On Fire Investigations, Placemaking Staff

One of the main reasons Frankfort city councilman Lewis Wheeler is running against incumbent Chris McBarnes in this year’s Republican mayoral primary is a difference of opinion in how the city spends its money on the way toward possible economic development. This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, we quiz Mayor McBarnes about why he’s hired a new Community Development Director, and how her job might be different than what the Chamber of Commerce has already been doing. Also on this week’s program,...

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