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Pence signs ISTEP reprieve bills into law

One bill spares teachers from having merit pay docked due to this year’s low test scores. The other prevents a drop in school A-F letter grades.

DNR ice safety

Video: DNR offers ice safety tips

Sports like fishing, skating or even hiking on the ice can be popular in the winter. Here’s how to stay safe on the ice.

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, right, shakes hands with Majority Floor Leader Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) after Pence delivered his State of the State address to a joint session of the legislature at the Statehouse, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Lawmakers expected to vote on ISTEP bills

The Senate is scheduled to take up a House bill Thursday that would spare teachers from having merit pay docked due to this year’s low test scores.

Bob Leonard on the first day of his trial

Bob Leonard trial: ‘We’re talking quite a logistical feat’

Allen County will be fully reimbursed, but could pay around $200,000 to cover the trial costs. That figure takes into account everything from juror lunches to office supplies.