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Economist: UAW Strike Critical Test For Union, But With Long Term Effects For Economy

An Indiana economist says the United Automobile Workers strike against General Motors comes at a pivotal moment for the union.

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Arts and Culture

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Author's Fort Wayne Roots Drive Latest Novel

Award winning author Lynn Cullen is a Fort Wayne native who draws heavily on her childhood memories to spin the plot of her latest novel, The Sisters of Summit Avenue.

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State News

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Bloomington, IU Students Walk Out Of School As Part Of Climate Strike

Students walked out of class and work Friday morning to demand action on climate change during a rally at Indiana University’s Dunn Meadow. Many other communities are also taking part in the Global Climate Strike. IU sophomore Eliza Dowd helped organize the Bloomington event. She says the protest is about bringing attention to global and local ways to fight climate change. “Today is a very important day in history,” she says. “Today millions of people are walking out of their workplaces, out...

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WBOI Presents

Justin Sims

WBOI Presents: In Session Episode 011 Film

On this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session, we are joined by Justin Sims, Director of Video and Motion at Boyden and Youngblutt. Our conversation focused on film. Where do the worlds of film and animation overlap? What goes into producing a short film? What sets the best directors apart from their peers? WBOI Presents: In Session takes a turn for the cinematic.

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The state is considering making the ruffed grouse an endangered species. In the 1980s, the ground-dwelling bird was found in more than 40 counties in Indiana, now it’s only found in a few. 

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Young people in Indiana and across the globe will rally for action against climate change on Friday. But how effective are things like marches and protests?

Research from Indiana University shows they may change people’s attitudes about the climate movement. 

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  There's always plenty to look at when you're in Nashville, but one thing seems to be catching everyone's attention this week. A large, white and neon sign hangs on the side of the Professional Building on Van Buren Street, advertising a real estate auction of the Andy Rogers estate. 

Autumn Schoolman / WFIU/WTIU News

Students walked out of class and work Friday morning to demand action on climate change during a rally at Indiana University’s Dunn Meadow.

Many other communities are also taking part in the Global Climate Strike. 

IU sophomore Eliza Dowd helped organize the Bloomington event. She says the protest is about bringing attention to global and local ways to fight climate change. 

“Today is a very important day in history,” she says. “Today millions of people are walking out of their workplaces, out of their schools and are striking and rallying and saying ‘No more.’”

Brandon Smith / IPB News

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he’s investigating how and why a deceased, former Indiana physician took more than 2,200 fetal remains from Indiana to his Illinois home.

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Chew On This started two years ago in Indianapolis but today restaurants around the state host these conversations in an effort to bring Hoosiers together.

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A public health committee charged with understanding high health care costs heard about pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, Thursday at the statehouse. 

Samantha Horton / IPB News

This spring's wet weather and flooding challenged Indiana farmers trying to plant their crops with enough time for them to fully grow. Many delayed planting, some grew no crops at all. 

Justin Hicks / IPB News

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority announced two grants to build affordable housing in the state meant to help attract workers and promote home ownership. 

Updated at 5:52 p.m. ET

Flood waters are slowly beginning to recede, but large areas of southeast Texas remain flooded Friday. Emergency crews continue to perform rescues from water-soaked neighborhoods. And officials work to get a broader sense of the damage left by Tropical Depression Imelda, a catastrophic weather event that swamped hundreds of cars and homes, and has claimed the lives of at least four people.

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