Zach Bernard

Reporter/Host

Zach joined 89.1 WBOI as a reporter and local host for All Things Considered. He currently hosts Morning Edition.

Previously, he worked for WGLT in Normal, Ill. and reported from the Illinois Capitol for WICS-TV.

Zach graduated from Illinois State University with a major in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science. He has his master's degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Photo courtesy of Allen County Superior Court

 Allen County Superior Court Judge John Surbeck announced his retirement from the bench, effective at the end of the calendar year.

 

Since his appointment in 1988, Surbeck was responsible for the launch of the Superior Court’s Re-Entry Court program, and a statewide pilot program seeking alternatives to money bail.

Judge Surbeck received the 2012 William Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence for his leadership.

 

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Mayor Tom Henry was joined by local and state leaders in downtown Fort Wayne to announce the city’s intentions of becoming a TenPoint Coalition city.

Red River Waste Solutions

One week after the City of Fort Wayne issued fines to Red River Waste Solutions for failing to meet garbage pickup benchmarks in April and May, the city’s new solid waste management contractor faced questions from City Council Tuesday night.

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Under an executive order signed by Governor Eric Holcomb last December, 30,000 executive branch employees around Indiana were given four weeks of paid family leave, as long as the employee has worked for the state for six months.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Fort Wayne Thursday afternoon to discuss the Trump administration’s immigration policies. During his remarks, Sessions strongly defended policies that separate undocumented children from their parents.

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