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House Judiciary Committee Approves 2 Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

Updated at 12:12 p.m. ET The House Judiciary Committee on Friday approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump, making him the fourth president in American history to face impeachment. In contrast to Thursday's contentious back-and-forth between the two parties, Friday's session was devoid of rancor, or even any debate. Immediately after calling the session to order, Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., ordered two votes, one for each article. Both were...

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Tax Dollar Investments Under Review

Arts and Culture

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To Nigeria's Lady C It's All About Storytelling

Cordelia Okpei is a public broadcasting producer and host in Nigeria, presently visiting friends here in Fort Wayne.

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State News

Help For Celadon Employees After Company Files For Bankruptcy

Indianapolis-based trucking company Celadon announced it filed for bankruptcy, leaving nearly 4,000 employees without a job. The announcement comes after two former Celadon executives were charged with fraud last week. Driver Mike Duckett worked for the trucking company for almost a year.

Im sure theres people who are in worse shape than Im in, so my heart goes out to them, says Duckett, Im going to be ok.

After the announcement, many people posted social media...

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WBOI Presents

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WBOI Presents: Civic Health In 2019

For our show this week, we are listening to conversations about the 2019 Civic Health Index.

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Adam DeVille

 

On this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session, we are joined by Adam DeVille, Associate Professor of Theology and Director of Humanities at the University of Saint Francis. Our conversation focused on the clerical sex abuse crisis within the Catholic Church. What are some ways to prevent ongoing abuse from being covered up? What can people at the local and diocesan level do about this problem? How does the crisis impact the influence of the Catholic Church as a whole? That’s all on this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session.

Updated at 12:12 p.m. ET

The House Judiciary Committee on Friday approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump, making him the fourth president in American history to face impeachment.

In contrast to Thursday's contentious back-and-forth between the two parties, Friday's session was devoid of rancor, or even any debate. Immediately after calling the session to order, Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., ordered two votes, one for each article. Both were approved 23-17 along party lines.

Brandon Smith / IPB News

Indiana doesn’t have good grades when it comes to election integrity and security.

That’s what a Butler political scientist told Hoosiers Thursday during a panel organized by the citizen advocacy group Common Cause Indiana.

Jeanie Lindsay

The Indiana State Teachers Association is pressing forward on demands for lawmakers to send more funding to schools for better teacher pay despite most legislative leaders saying big budget asks have to wait until 2021.

Courtesy of Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture

Farmers’ perceptions of economic conditions improved in November, according to the monthly Ag Economy Barometer. While yields are down it’s still a better harvest than many feared.

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

For the second time this year, conservation groups have threatened legal action in an effort to list the lake sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act. The Hoosier Environmental Council, Fishable Indiana Streams for Hoosiers, and others filed a notice of intent to sue against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week.

Rebecca Green / Northeast Indiana Public Radio/WBOI

Fort Wayne City Council heard a proposal Tuesday night seeking to “maximize the business climate in the city and Allen County to drive investment, while being mindful of the public dollars being invested.”

A working group featuring bipartisan Council representation and economic development officials met for the last few months to determine the best stewardship of tax dollars with phase-ins and deferrals. Since 2013, Council has terminated roughly 18 phase-ins for not being compliant.

Courtesy/Cordelia Okpei

Cordelia Okpei is a public broadcasting producer and host in Nigeria, presently visiting friends here in Fort Wayne.

Lauren Chapman / IPB News

With the legislative session weeks away, state lawmakers and the governor are talking more about their plans and priorities for 2020.

File photo: Brandon Smith / IPB News

Attorney General Curtis Hill wants the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether a South Bend clinic that performs abortions will stay open.

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