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Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership Reports Big Economic Gains In 2018

2018 was a good year for Allen County, celebrating 33 business expansions or relocations with investments totalling around $337 million. The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership now says Allen wasn’t the only county in the region to have a big year economically.

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Arts and Culture

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Raising A Glass To "Gurls" Who Drink Beer

With the craft beer business booming, Hop River Brewing Company's Mary Corinne Lowenstein and local artist Kara Doak are on a new crusade to connect and empower women who like to go out and enjoy it.

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State News

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg
City of South Bend

Mayor Pete Launches Exploratory Committee For Presidential Run

  
 South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigiegannounced an exploratory committee for a Presidential run in a video posted online this morning. Buttigieg (pronounced: Bhudda-Judge) has been making moves toward a presidential run for a while now. He made a failed run for DNC chair in 2017, declared last month he wouldn’t run for a third term as mayor and has written a campaign book set to come out February 12. In the video paid for by his new ‘Pete for America Exploratory Committee’...

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WBOI Presents

Susan Kinney

WBOI Presents: 2018 News Roundup

Every month, WBOI looks back at news from northeast Indiana and around the state on WBOI Presents. This week, we took a look back at 2018.

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Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

2018 was a good year for Allen County, celebrating 33 business expansions or relocations with investments totalling around $337 million. The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership now says Allen wasn’t the only county in the region to have a big year economically.

Some lawmakers want to connect seniors with students to improve school safety. 

The house education committee approved a bill Wednesday to create a program that would partner volunteers 55 years or older with students. 

Rep. Chuck Goodrich (R-Noblesville) authored the bill. He says it could improve social and emotional support in schools, and ultimately, make them safer.

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Members of Fort Wayne City Council have signed a bipartisan letter to the Department of Planning Services for zoning recommendations related to inpatient and outpatient facilities to combat local drug abuse and addiction.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg
City of South Bend

  

 South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigiegannounced an exploratory committee for a Presidential run in a video posted online this morning.

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Fort Wayne Democratic mayor Tom Henry announced his bid for a fourth term Tuesday afternoon at Allen County's party headquarters.

Muncie Building Commissioner To Serve Two Years For Crimes

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Muncie’s former building commissioner will spend two years in federal prison after the government says he used his office to defraud the city.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports.


Craig Nichols (Photo: City of Muncie)

State Approves Controversial Newton County CAFO

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The Indiana Department of Environmental Management recently approved a permit for a controversial confined animal feeding operation — or CAFO — in Newton County. But the fight over the 4,000 cow organic dairy might not be over. 

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Jill Sheridan

Two weeks of bad weather in Indiana has resulted in critically low levels of blood supply.  The weather has impacted both on-site blood donations and mobile drives.

Department of Child Services Bill Sails Through House

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The Indiana House easily approved legislation Tuesday that seeks to help Department of Child Services caseworkers by easing some of their job expectations. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

The Indiana House easily approved legislation Tuesday that seeks to help Department of Child Services caseworkers by easing some of their job expectations.

Prisoners With Mental Illness Still Waiting For Treatment

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Ashoor Rasho has spent more than half of his life alone in a prison cell—22 to 24 hours a day. The cell was so narrow he could reach his arms out and touch both walls at once.

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