EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Evansville city council members are taking a stand on a proposal to put a gay marriage ban into the Indiana constitution. They've voted 9-0 to oppose a constitutional ban on gay marriage, saying any form of discrimination could hurt efforts to attract business to the state's third-largest city.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Governor Mike Pence says Indiana must keep expanding on alternatives to traditional public schools. He's asking lawmakers to approve more aid for charter schools, school vouchers for preschool-aged children and a host of other measures to build on education changes approved in 2011.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra reports that its budget is back in the black for the first time since 2007 because of big spending cuts and an increase in donations. Officials say the orchestra ended the fiscal year with a surplus of nearly $236,000.
MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) - Thieves have struck at a northern Indiana nature preserve that sells Christmas trees to raise money. An official with The Res in Mishawaka says it's believed someone with a large truck stole the trees to resell them. Eighteen trees were taken.
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