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Indiana Senate panel slashes pre-K funding proposal

The current pilot program was created at the behest of former Gov. Mike Pence, now the vice president, over the objection of many skeptics. But Pence shocked advocates when he opted not to seek $80 million in federal preschool funding for the effort.

Ball State looking to become more bike friendly

A Bicycle Master Plan will be unveiled at Ball State University on Wednesday, March 1, where details regarding proposed bike routes and the feasibility of a Muncie-wide bike sharing program will be shown to the public.

Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

The Wednesday decision is a reversal of an Obama-era directive issued in May. It will now be up to states and school districts to interpret whether federal sex discrimination law applies to gender identity.

Police arrest protesters at Dakota Access camp

INSIDE: Timeline of DAPL events

The camp, on federal land in North Dakota between the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and the pipeline route, has been home to demonstrators for most of a year as they tried to thwart construction of the pipeline.

Republican mass protest bill softened in committee

The bill, which called for Indiana authorities to use “any means necessary” to keep roadways clear during a protest, now states police have a duty to protect the public and keep roads clear.