Terre Haute

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Indiana is officially getting a new casino in Terre Haute. The state Gaming Commission approved the facility Friday, set to open in September 2021.

All IN: Recycling

Oct 22, 2019

Many of us do our best to recycle. But according to some new data, not enough of us in Indiana, specifically Indianapolis, recycle our waste. Why is Indianapolis behind so many major cities when it comes to recycling? And how could we catch up?

The Indiana Gaming Commission is now accepting proposals for a new Vigo County casino.

Terre Haute Meets Air Quality Standard For Sulfur Dioxide

Jul 3, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday Terre Haute and the rest of Vigo County now meets the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for sulfur dioxide.

This follows Duke Energy closing its Wabash River coal plant, near West Terre Haute.

Indiana Black Legislative Caucus Chair Rep. Robin Shackleford (D-Indianapolis) says part of the 2019 town halls will focus on the importance of citizen advocacy. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus will hold a series of town halls in communities across the state over the next few months.

CO2 Storage Bill Turns Into Summer Study

Feb 26, 2019

State legislators hope to study carbon dioxide storage in Indiana this summer. A bill to form the committee passed in the state Senate Tuesday. It’s much different from the original bill which would have made it easier for companies to get approval to inject CO2 into the ground. 

'Once-In-A-Generation' Gaming Bill Clears Senate

Feb 26, 2019
Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) calls his gaming bill a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" for the state's casinos. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

One of the most significant gaming bills since the industry’s beginnings in Indiana easily passed out of the state Senate Tuesday.

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Jill Sheridan

Two weeks of bad weather in Indiana has resulted in critically low levels of blood supply.  The weather has impacted both on-site blood donations and mobile drives.

Senate lawmakers Monday defeated legislation aimed at keeping unsafe tires off the road.

The measure would bar retailers and suppliers from installing unsafe tires – and defines what “unsafe” means. The definition includes tires that have any punctures, cuts, scrapes, or cracks, a recalled tire, or one with significantly worn-down tread.

The bill passed 80 to 15 out of the House – but some in the Senate, including Sen. Jim Tomes (R-Wadesville), thought it was unnecessary.

Veterans Day Events Around The State

Nov 9, 2017