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FEMA denies Indiana storm damage assistance

FEMA officials decided no additional funding is needed because the damage was from multiple storms, not a single event. Gov. Mike Pence will appeal the decision.

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School administrators pleased with shorter ISTEP exam

The test was stretched to 12 hours last year, and then shortened to nine hours as a last-minute compromise. State education officials said this week that it’ll be no more than 8 ½ hours long.