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McConnell Relents On Senate Filibuster Stalemate

Updated at 8:12 a.m. ET Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell dropped his demand that Democrats maintain the Senate filibuster — ending an early stalemate in the Senate that prevented party leaders from negotiating a power-sharing agreement. Late Monday, McConnell said he was ready to move forward after two Democrats signaled they would not vote to end the legislative filibuster, assuring him that it would stay in place. The position of the two moderate Democrats — Sens. Joe Manchin and...

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Arts and Culture

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Architect's Passion Connects People With Places: An Interview With Zach Benedict

Fort Wayne's always vibrant skyline is enjoying a bright new facet, thanks to MKM Architecture & Design's completion of the Columbia Street Landing project.

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State And Local News

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Indiana Lawmakers Consider Changes To Vote-By-Mail System

Indiana lawmakers want to make a few changes to the state’s vote-by-mail system in the wake of a surge of mail-in ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WBOI Presents: 2021 State of the State

Earlier this week, Governor Eric Holcomb gave his State of the State address. Due to security concerns across the country tied to the presidential inauguration, Holcomb’s speech was pre-taped away from the Statehouse. We aired his address live on January 19.

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Schools Saw COVID Spike After Holidays

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Indiana schools have consistently experienced a spike in COVID-19 cases following the holidays, and this January has been no exception.

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell dropped his demand that Democrats maintain the Senate filibuster — ending an early stalemate in the Senate that prevented party leaders from negotiating a power-sharing agreement.

Sixty-four years ago, residents of this tiny town in southwestern Kansas set a public health example by making it the first in the nation to be fully inoculated against polio.

It's a different story today.

People in Protection, like those in many rural communities, stand divided over how to slow the spread of the coronavirus and the safety of the vaccines being rolled out to protect them.

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An Indiana lawmaker wants to ban state and local governments from ever again imposing many of the COVID-19 restrictions in place over the last year.

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A bill that would gradually expand assistance for impoverished Hoosiers with children easily passed a committee vote Monday with only two senators opposing it. It now goes to the Senate floor. 

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For the first time in weeks, no northeast Indiana county reported more than 100 new cases of COVID-19.

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Indiana lawmakers want to make a few changes to the state’s vote-by-mail system in the wake of a surge of mail-in ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Internal Revenue Service is warning Hoosiers to look out for scams around the latest round of federal COVID-19 relief payments.

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Most Hoosiers value education beyond high school, according to an annual survey, but almost three-quarters believe financial strains from the COVID-19 pandemic pushed higher education further out of reach.

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You may not associate streaming movies on Netflix with carbon emissions, but researchers at Purdue University are trying to change that. 

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