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.

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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.

Arts United

Fort Wayne’s Public Art Commission has two new members.

Red River Waste Solutions

The City of Fort Wayne, represented by Mayor Tom Henry and a bipartisan coalition of City Council members, announced it will fine its garbage and recycling contractor for failure to meet benchmarks within their contract.

City of Fort Wayne

  Fort Wayne City Utilities has unveiled a five-year plan to replace 70 miles of water main in areas that have seen frequent water main breaks -- and that could come at a cost for residents.

The department cites nearly 150 main breaks throughout five months in 2018 alone, and they chalk that up to the city’s aging water infrastructure. They created a five-year plan to address pipes “most likely to fail” and repair them incrementally.

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