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Annual Kids Count data finds Marion County youth continue to struggle with mental health, other areas improved

By JILL SHERIDAN The data book is available and includes measures of youth wellbeing. (Courtesy of Indiana Youth Institute) A yearly look at the wellbeing of Hoosier...

New attorney positions aims to prosecute more on federal level in Indianapolis

By JILL SHERIDAN Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, U.S. Attorney Zachary Myers and IMPD Chief Randal Taylor speak at a 2023 press conference where the attorney...

Housing advocates gather at statehouse to push for tenant protections

By BENJAMIN THORP Advocates and tenants gathered Monday to speak on how a lack of protections for renters has impacted the state (WBAA/WFYI News/Ben Thorp) Housing...

We must protect veterans using vouchers to end homelessness

According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, on average, 17,000 new people enter homelessness every week in the United States. Sadly, this includes...

After hours of testimony, bill prohibiting dedicated lanes for public transportation passes Senate committee

By BENJAMIN THORP A senate committee voted Thursday to approve a bill that prohibits dedicated lanes for public transportation.  Those opposed to the bill say it...

United Way of Central Indiana to help with heating bills

Beginning Jan. 1, United Way of Central Indiana’s Winter Assistance Fund will help Marion County residents with their heating bills.  The annual program runs through...

Behind the badge: Randal Taylor reflects on time as IMPD chief

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Chief Randal Taylor announced his resignation Dec. 15. He reflects on his time and leadership as IMPD chief and the department’s growth and challenges.

Marion County part of National History Day rural and urban outreach program

National History Day (NHD) has recently announced the first phase of its Inclusive History Initiative. The initiative is a series of programs and publications...

Vote: Speak for yourself

Only 13% of Marion County voters voted in the primaries in May of this year. Of over 600,000 registered voters, less than 80,000 turned...

Indianapolis City-County Council unanimously approves 2024 budget

By JILL SHERIDAN The Indianapolis City-County Council approved more than $1.5 billion dollars in spending for 2024 with a unanimous vote Monday. The budget is spread between...
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