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Tinsley Killer Pleads Guilty In '88 Case

During what was supposed to be a hearing on moving the case out of Allen County, the man accused of the 1988 abduction, assault and murder of April Tinsley pleaded guilty late Friday morning in Allen Superior Court.

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Arts and Culture

Cathy O'Malley

Darren Hunt's Debut Kids Book Takes Flight

Fort Wayne creative, Darren Hunt, is a well know singer songwriter, adept in a number of writing styles and genres, who has finally decided to add children's books to his list of accomplishments.

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State News

Holcomb On Teacher Raises: Framework First, Funding Second

Teacher pay is a key part of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s agenda for 2019, but he says significant raises might not happen for another two years. Gov. Holcomb’s education plans for 2019 align with what state leaders have already said: Indiana’s budget session will be tight. So when it comes to getting more money in the hands of educators, he says actual raises might have to wait for the 2021 budget. “Now we have to make sure the numbers work and the revenue is there,” he says. “We’re being very not...

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WBOI Presents: November News Roundup 2018

How important are manufacturers to communities? With the 2018 midterms in the books, what's next for the General Assembly? We'll tackle those questions and more in this week's episode of WBOI Presents, The November News Roundup.

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WIKICOMMONS

How important are manufacturers to communities? With the 2018 midterms in the books, what's next for the General Assembly? We'll tackle those questions and more in this week's episode of WBOI Presents, The November News Roundup.

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Mayor Tom Henry was joined by Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch at Parkview Field Friday afternoon to announce a new development center for Atlanta-based tech company Rural Sourcing.

Tinsley Killer Pleads Guilty In '88 Case

Dec 7, 2018
FBI

During what was supposed to be a hearing on moving the case out of Allen County, the man accused of the 1988 abduction, assault and murder of April Tinsley pleaded guilty late Friday morning in Allen Superior Court.

Darren Hunt's Debut Kids Book Takes Flight

Dec 7, 2018
Cathy O'Malley

Fort Wayne creative, Darren Hunt, is a well know singer songwriter, adept in a number of writing styles and genres, who has finally decided to add children's books to his list of accomplishments.

East Chicago residents say a public meeting on the USS Lead Superfund cleanup last week left questions unanswered and several people didn’t get a chance to speak. They want more chances for people to give feedback. 

Teacher pay is a key part of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s agenda for 2019, but he says significant raises might not happen for another two years.

Gov. Holcomb’s education plans for 2019 align with what state leaders have already said: Indiana’s budget session will be tight. So when it comes to getting more money in the hands of educators, he says actual raises might have to wait for the 2021 budget.

Covering Kids And Families Now Statewide

Dec 7, 2018
Best selling author Dr. Sampson Davis spoke at the annual Covering Kids and Families meeting in Indianapolis. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

Covering Kids and Families, or CKF, celebrated its goal to cover all 92 Indiana counties. Hundreds of partners gathered in Indianapolis at a recent annual meeting. 

The health care advocacy group builds partnerships to provide resources that connect Hoosiers health insurance. 

Gov. Eric Holcomb discusses his 2019 agenda, which includes grants to help build out trail systems statewide. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Indiana communities will soon have the chance to apply for millions in state grants to build hiking, biking, and riding trails.

State Veterans Affairs Director Resigns

Dec 7, 2018
Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs Director Jim Brown resigned Friday, Dec. 7. (Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs)
Brandon Smith

Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs Director Jim Brown resigned Friday.

Governor Holcomb Unveils 2019 Agenda

Dec 6, 2018
Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and Gov. Eric Holcomb discuss their 2019 policy agenda. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2019 legislative agenda plans a lot of small steps forward on priorities he’s focused on since taking office.

Workforce and economic development have long been at the top of Governor Holcomb’s priorities. And his latest agenda – like previous ones – includes several business tax credits and training grant expansions.

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