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North Side High School Connecting Alumni For Digital Archive

North Side High School’s Alumni Association is partnering with Purdue University Fort Wayne and the Allen County Public Library on an archival project to honor the school’s 100th anniversary.

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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

U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) stands with If It Was Your Child moms. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

Donnelly Calls For EPA To Take Over In Franklin

Outgoing U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) wants the Environmental Protection Agency to take on the investigation and cleanup of contaminated sites in Franklin. Donnelly says Gov. Eric Holcomb should get involved and ask the EPA to step in.

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WBOI Presents

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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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Employer-Based Health Costs Continue To Rise

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The total out-of-pocket costs for Hoosiers with employer-based health insurance has doubled in the past decade.  A new analysis focuses on policies that could help improve affordability. 

WFIU/WTIU

A male student is suing Indiana University for Title IX violations, alleging the school's investigation into rape accusations was biased against him because of his gender.

It's the latest in a series of lawsuits invoking the federal civil rights law on behalf of men accused of sexual assault. 

The Incident

Rebecca Green/WBOI News

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved Purdue Fort Wayne’s purchase of the Park 3000 property during its Friday meeting in West Lafayette.

USA Gymnastics had its first bankruptcy court appearance at Birch Bayh Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse since filing for Chapter 11 last week. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)
Samantha Horton

Monday, the same day lawyers representing USA Gymnastics first appeared in bankruptcy court, a 200-plus page report was published documenting the failure of the United States Olympic Committee, USOC, and USA Gymnastics to protect young athletes from being sexually abused.

Richmond Auto Parts Maker Expanding, Creating 200 Jobs

21 hours ago

An aluminum auto parts maker in Richmond says it will expand, telling the state it will create up to 200 jobs in the next four years.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports.

Omen USA is owned by an Israeli company and has been in Richmond since 2016.  It says it will spend  $15 million to expand its current production facility to add new production lines.  It says demand in the US and GermanY for its aluminum drivelines, steering components, and oil pumps is fueling the growth.

Purdue University College of Agriculture Associate Dean Jason Henderson talks to farmers about the current farm economy along with the challenges and opportunities going forward. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)
Samantha Horton

After a few years of farmers struggling to make a profit and the addition of tariff uncertainty to the economic mix, some farmers have begun looking for new markets to tap. One expert says some farmers may be able to find success in producing products targeted to a younger generation.

Donnelly Calls For EPA To Take Over In Franklin

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U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) stands with If It Was Your Child moms. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

Outgoing U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) wants the Environmental Protection Agency to take on the investigation and cleanup of contaminated sites in Franklin. Donnelly says Gov. Eric Holcomb should get involved and ask the EPA to step in.

A lawsuit against Indianapolis Public Schools claims the district used deceptive marketing about a university partnership to attract a family to one of its schools. At least one expert says without any marketing regulations, misinformation and segregation in schools could continue.

An expert is weighing in on a debate over whether property in Newton County is too wet for a confined animal feeding operation. Natural Prairie Dairy wants to build the CAFO in the now dried-up Beaver Lake  bed on the edge of the former Grand Kankakee Marsh. 

DCS Asks For $300 Million More Per Year In New Budget

Dec 10, 2018
Department of Child Services Director Terry Stigdon addresses the State Budget Committee. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

The Indiana Department of Child Services says it needs about $300 million more per year in funding than it got in the last state budget.

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