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Tuesday, July 27: Watch Live: Jan. 6 Select Committee Is Holding Its 1st Hearing

The House select committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection is holding its first hearing. The committee has been plagued with partisan conflict but is pushing forward to investigate the events leading up to and during the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Watch the hearing live.

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Arts and Culture

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Fill The Field 2021 To Connect The Community Through Yoga

3 Rivers Yoga Foundation will be hosting its second annual Fill the Field "Yoga-in" this coming Thursday, July 29th at Parkview Field.

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State And Local News

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No COVID-19 Restrictions, But Some Changes, At 2021 Indiana State Fair

The Indiana State Fair returns, starting July 30, a year after it was canceled for the first time since World War II.

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WBOI Presents

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WBOI Presents: Community Data & Priorities

On July 9, WBOI’s Zach Bernard reported on United Way of Allen County announcing a series of new strategic priorities for the community . This week on our show, we are going to hear a panel discussion organized by Andy Downs that focuses on identifying community needs, how data was collected, and where we go from here.

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Liam James Doyle / NPR

  The House select committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection is holding its first hearing. The committee has been plagued with partisan conflict but is pushing forward to investigate the events leading up to and during the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Watch the hearing live.

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Fort Wayne Pride came back to downtown this weekend after taking a year off due to COVID restrictions. WBOI’s Ella Abbott went down to the festival on Saturday, the second day of the now-two day event.

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Incoming kindergartners are getting a head start adjusting to a classroom atmosphere ahead of the school year thanks to a partnership between a number of Allen County’s school systems and the United Way of Allen County.

The Kindergarten Countdown program has been going for eight years as a partnership between United Way of Allen County, Fort Wayne Community Schools and East Allen County Schools. But this year, United Way was able to add two more classrooms in two EACS buildings.

A lawsuit against the men who spoke at a rally before the Capitol riot on Jan. 6 is putting the Justice Department in a tricky position.

The department is considering whether those federal officials acted within the scope of their jobs that day, which would trigger a form of legal immunity. Government watchdogs said the case has serious implications for who's held accountable for violence that delayed the election certification and contributed to the deaths of five people.

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Indiana Democrats are calling on Republican legislative leaders to hold more public hearings on the state’s redistricting process. 

Lauren Chapman / IPB News

The Indiana State Fair returns, starting July 30, a year after it was canceled for the first time since World War II.

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A new school year starts for many Hoosier students in the next two weeks, as COVID-19 cases are on the rise. With schools updating their safety plans and many children not eligible for a vaccine, one expert is recommending parents take extra precautions.

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Starting this fall, South Bend Community School Corporation teachers will work an additional 40 minutes on Tuesdays and Thursdays with no salary increase. The district approved the change in early July, arguing it needs the extra minutes to help improve student performance.

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A federal labor board sided with an Indiana union Wednesday in a dispute over a display outside of a trade show in Elkhart. It signals government support for a classic labor protest symbol, known by many as Scabby the Rat.

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Hoosier business leaders around the state are calling for Congress to pass the Equality Act that will extend anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ+ people. 

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