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  • Pence order puts Indiana at center of Syrian refugee issue 
    Updated: Nov-29-15 10:42 am

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana - Indiana could be shaping up as a testing ground for how states deal with Syrian refugees, after Gov. Mike Pence directed state agencies this month to suspend resettlement efforts because of security concerns.

  • Missouri lawmakers seek answers on funding to help refugees 
    Updated: Nov-28-15 11:18 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers are set to question officials in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration Monday on how the state spends money to help refugees amid concern about the resettling of Syrians in the United States following the deadly attacks in Paris.

  • House speaker, ex-health chairman clash over demotion 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 11:56 am

    NEW ALBANY, Indiana - The former chairman of the Indiana House health committee blames his removal from the position on his policy differences with fellow Republicans, a claim the GOP House speaker disputes.

  • Correction: Syrian Refugees-Texas story 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 11:27 am

    AUSTIN, Texas - In a story Nov. 20 about Texas instructing resettlement organizations not to help Syrian refugees, The Associated Press incorrectly identified the Health and Human Services executive commissioner. He is Chris Traylor, not Chris Turner.

  • LGBT rights a major issue, but GOP has other priorities 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 11:43 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - The debate over whether to extend civil rights protections to gays and lesbians in Indiana drew throngs of demonstrators to the Statehouse last week, where lawmakers gathered to set the agenda for the coming legislative session.

  • 3 Indiana mayors sign letter supporting Syrian refugees 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 9:55 pm

    FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Three Indiana mayors are among 62 U.S. mayors who've signed an open letter supporting the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States.

  • Syrian family diverted to Connecticut at Indiana's request story has video
    Updated: Nov-18-15 7:11 pm

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana - A Syrian family that fled the war-torn country in 2011 was welcomed Wednesday to its new home of Connecticut after Indiana officials objected to plans for the refugees to resettle in their state.

  • Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 9:22 am

    The Indianapolis Star. Nov. 13, 2015.

  • GOP bill on Indiana LGBT rights has religious exemptions 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 6:59 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Senate Republicans released a proposal Tuesday that would extend state civil rights protections to LGBT people while also carving out broad exemptions for religious institutions and some small businesses that object to working with gay people.

  • Flags flying at half-staff to honor Paris attacks victims 
    Updated: Nov-16-15 7:39 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - Flags on public buildings throughout Indiana will be flown at half-staff until sunset Thursday in honor of the victims of the attacks in Paris last week.

  • Federal review faults state safety agency for understaffing 
    Updated: Nov-14-15 10:19 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - A federal review of Indiana's workplace safety agency faulted it for having too few inspectors, slow responses to complaints and missing potentially deadly hazards.

  • Contract calls for anti-abortion group to line up counseling 
    Updated: Nov-14-15 10:04 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - Most of a $3.5 million no-bid contract that Republican Gov. Mike Pence awarded to an anti-abortion nonprofit organization that pushes abstinence as the only method of birth control will be spent providing services to pregnant women who choose not to have an abortion.

  • Funeral services set for late broadcaster Amos Brown 
    Updated: Nov-13-15 6:44 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - Funeral services for late Indianapolis broadcaster and activist Amos C. Brown have been scheduled.

  • Pence critic starts PAC for Indiana GOP Senate candidate 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 6:26 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - A prominent Republican critic of Gov. Mike Pence has started a new political action committee to boost the campaign of GOP U.S. Senate candidate Eric Holcomb.

  • Democratic leader seeks to outdo Pence on road funding 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 6:05 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - The leader of the minority Democrats in Indiana's State House on Monday ridiculed a $1 billion highway improvement plan Gov. Mike Pence recently proposed, and sought to outdo the Republican governor by calling for even more spending to fix the state's poorly rated roadways in the coming four years.

  • Indianapolis broadcaster, activist Amos Brown remembered 
    Updated: Nov-08-15 4:19 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - As people remembered longtime radio host and Indianapolis icon Amos C. Brown, singer Stevie Wonder dedicated his concert to activist.