| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As often happens when the financial demands on government social programs rise, there's been a lot of talk lately about the need to return to the traditional American system of community and faith-based help for the needy: charity, not government...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Dear Liz: What are your thoughts on charitable giving? I hear about tithing (giving 10% of income) but would have real problems trying to maintain that commitment. That said, I'd like to become a regular donor to a reputable charity.
Answer: Most U.S....
| May 10, 2012
President Obama's announcement Wednesday that he was done "evolving" and now supports same-sex marriage was, in retrospect, inevitable. Vice President Joe Biden made it so Sunday, when he remarked almost casually that he had grown "comfortable" with gay...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It's charity time, and not just because the holiday season reminds us to be charitable. As the tax year draws to a close, the charitable tax deduction beckons.
America's wealthy are its largest beneficiaries. According to the Congressional Budget Office,...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:58 AM
As students returned to Bloomington, the parents of missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer released a letter to the community.
In the letter, Lauren’s family stressed the importance of student safety and the use of an ‘in case of...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 6:16 AM
Do you have any plans for Labor Day weekend? Fox59 can tell you how to spend some time having fun without spending a lot of money.
There is so much happening in and around Central Indiana for the Labor Day.
One exciting event is the Rib America...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 9:45 AM
SmartMoney Magazine ranked Purdue 7th in the country for long-term value of a college education.
The magazine surveyed two different groups: Recent graduates, who have been out for an average of two years, and midcareer alumni, who have been out of...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 5:52 PM
Hoosiers are banding together to remember those lost during the 9/11 attacks ten years ago.
- Project 911 Indianapolis Dedication Ride at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino at 8 a.m.
- 10th Anniversary Remembrance and Recognition at...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:41 AM
Indiana University enrollment has reached a historic high mark, topping 110,000 for the first time at the university's eight campuses across the state, according to official student census data reported this week.
New enrollment records also were set...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Indiana lawmakers were tough judges on some of the states' biggest universities Thursday as they asked them to answer questions about recent tuition increases.
"We're saying look, be a little more sensitive, be efficient in how you operate and hold down...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:16 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - It might have seemed a peculiar place to hold an even honoring the history of Indiana University basketball.
After all, there wasn't a single bit of crimson or cream anywhere in the stands or on the turf of St. Vincent Health field on...