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Indiana wants magnetic highways that wirelessly charge electric vehicles

This story originally featured on The Drive. The Indiana Department of Transport (INDOT) recently announced plans to build a pretty wild new wireless charging system as part of a research project. The pilot program will see a quarter-mile stretch of road fitted with wireless charging technology embedded onto the pavement so vehicles can charge while driving along (or parked). It’s not the first time someone’s tried something like this, but it’s the first time a U.S. department of transport has gone ahead with a confirmed project.
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Video: Day's busy day concludes with informative hour-long press conference

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Day’s busy Friday at Big Ten Media Days kicked off with his official 15-minute press conference at the podium at 12:30 p.m. The Ohio State head coach then met with a small group of reporters off to the side for just over four minutes. Day’s eventful afternoon...
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2021 Big Ten Media Days takeaways: Ryan Day proposes NIL tweak, Greg Schiano breaks down recruiting success

The Big Ten saved its best for last during its media days event this week as Ohio State coach Ryan Day capped off the preseason talking marathon Friday in the same venue where he hopes his team caps the season. With the College Football Playoff National Championship also slated for Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Buckeyes could become even more familiar with the venue.

Indiana man accused of having sex with 13-year-old girl

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An Indiana man is accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl. Officers with the Seymour Police Department arrested Jordan Sargent Thursday on child molestation charges. The investigation started when police received a tip about the case. Officers say Sargent had sex with the teenage girl...

Indiana looking to maintain urgency as it embarks on 2021 season

Coming off their best season in decades, Indiana coach Tom Allen’s challenge right now is to make sure the Hoosiers stay in the present. It could be a tough task. Celebrating the past is easy. Resting on those accomplishments might be even easier. But it doesn’t do anything to win games in 2021. And that was Allen’s biggest message on Friday at his Big Ten Media Days appearance in Indianapolis.

There Are Lots of COVID Variants. Delta’s Just the Best at It.

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Delta’s not the only COVID-19 variant. It’s just the most dangerous. Eleven COVID variants have been identified, and at least five of them have shown up in Indiana. The Indiana Department of Health classifies one of every 13 strains identified in the last month as “not variants of concern.” That categorization includes the original, unmutated strain. But it also includes the Epsilon variant first identified in California.
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Indiana Department of Administration Commissioner steps down

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WISH) — The Office of Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday that Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA) Commissioner Lesley Crane will be stepping down on Aug. 13. According to the Governor’s Office, Crane is leaving the position to focus her efforts in the private sector. “As commissioner, Crane has...