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Obamacare Wins For The 3rd Time At The Supreme Court

Updated June 17, 2021 at 10:21 AM ET The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act for the third time on Thursday, leaving in place the broad provisions of the law enacted by Congress in 201o. The vote was 7 to 2. The opinion was authored by Justice Stephen Breyer who was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett. Justices Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch dissented. The decision threw out the...

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City's Collaborative Juneteenth Celebration Calls For Unity In The Community

With Juneteenth on the horizon, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, Fort Wayne is gearing up for its 18th annual local celebration with a community-wide collaborative effort that will showcase a week long series of special events.

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Attorneys For Holcomb, Rokita Square Off In Court Over Emergency Powers Lawsuit

Attorneys for Gov. Eric Holcomb and Attorney General Todd Rokita faced off in court Wednesday over an emergency powers lawsuit.

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WBOI Presents: Myanmar, Language Learning & Citizen Diplomacy

Purdue University Fort Wa yne’s Teaching English as a New Language Program prepares students for teaching English to speakers of other languages. With how much has happened in Myanmar this past year, we’ll hear from students, professors, and community members who bring a variety of perspectives to language learning, international affairs, and citizen diplomacy

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More legal troubles are facing an embattled Southern Indiana man who used to run a wildlife refuge.  

A federal judge in New Albany ordered Tim Stark to pay PETA - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - $656,733 in legal fees.  

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Many Hoosier workers believe their companies have room for improvement when it comes to ethics according to Marian University’s first survey on business ethics in Indiana.

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President Biden and Vice President Harris are speaking at the signing of a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday and commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. Watch their remarks live.

It's been a little more than a month since adolescents as young as 12 became eligible in the United States to receive the Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19, and nearly all reports have been positive: The vaccine is very effective in this age group, and the vast majority of kids experience mild side effects, if any — the same sore arm or mild flulike symptoms seen among adults who get the shot.

Updated June 17, 2021 at 10:21 AM ET

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act for the third time on Thursday, leaving in place the broad provisions of the law enacted by Congress in 201o. The vote was 7 to 2.

The opinion was authored by Justice Stephen Breyer who was joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett. Justices Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch dissented.

Ella Abbott / WBOI News

Neighborhood Health launched a new mobile-services unit on Tuesday. The van is part of continued efforts to expand health care services in underserved areas of Fort Wayne.

The van will initially be used for vaccines and COVID-19 education as Neighborhood Health works to increase vaccination rates in areas where the numbers are still low.

The van is equipped with wifi, a private exam area and on-board access to electronic health records. A generator will provide heating, cooling and lighting.

Brandon Smith and Alan Mbathi / IPB News

Attorneys for Gov. Eric Holcomb and Attorney General Todd Rokita faced off in court Wednesday over an emergency powers lawsuit.

Mary Encabo

Purdue University Fort Wayne’s Teaching English as a New Language Program prepares students for teaching English to speakers of other languages. With how much has happened in Myanmar this past year, we’ll hear from students, professors, and community members who bring a variety of perspectives to language learning, international affairs, and citizen diplomacy 

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All of northeast Indiana is now in the state’s best category for community spread of COVID-19 as vaccine rates continue to inch upward, very slowly in some counties.

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Around 18,000 former students of closed college ITT Technical Institute will no longer need to repay federal loans totaling $500 million. The U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday the borrowers will receive 100 percent loan cancellation.

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