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  • Young Democrats Talk Faith In Politics At National Convention In Indianapolis

    Published on in Faith and Religion, Politics

    Young Democrats say faith in politics is a critical tool in the path forward for their party and the country. That was part of the discussion Thursday at the Young Democrats of America national convention in Indianapolis. Jamal Abdulrasheed is an attorney and a campaign organizer in Indianapolis. He says people should transition away from […]

  • Indiana Heat Wave Due To Remnants of Tropical Storm Barry

    Published on in Statewide News, Weather

    The National Weather Service says the intense heat we’re feeling outside now is a byproduct of what’s left of Tropical Storm Barry. Agency Meteorologist Mike Ryan says Hoosiers in most parts of the state can expect high temperatures combined with high humidity through Sunday. He says the tropical humidity is what makes this heat wave […]

  • 2020 Census: Undercounting Young Kids Could Limit Indiana’s Federal School Funding

    Published on in Community, Education, Government, Statewide News

    The U.S. census determines billions of dollars in federal funding for Indiana – including for schools – and education leaders across the state are on a mission to make sure every Hoosier child gets counted in 2020. Executive director of the Indiana School Boards Association Terry Spradlin says each child in Indiana can mean thousands […]

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

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    9:00 Haydn:  String Quartet in C, op. 33/2 “The Bird”:  fourth movement; Kodály Quartet (Naxos 8.550789) Hummel:  Grand Serenade No. 1, op. 63; Consortium Classicum (Koch Schwann 310 006) Vaughan Williams/arr. Greaves:  Fantasia on Greensleeves; London SO/Boult (EMI 64022) C Parker:  Music from Treasure Island (1949 film); BBC Concert O/Gamba (Chandos 10279) E Bernstein:  Music from […]

  • Young Democrats Of America Host National Convention In Indianapolis

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    Indianapolis plays host this week to the Young Democrats of America’s national convention. And its presence helps Indiana’s chapter of the political organization. The Young Democrats of America convention is four days of panels, training opportunities and speeches from major political figures – including three presidential candidates (Indiana’s own South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg among […]

  • Abortion Stories: Woman Counsels Others On Regret

    Published on in Family Issues, Health, Law

    Nicole Dempsey remembers crying in a pew at church, watching a video of a woman with long dark hair and deep brown eyes. The woman was talking about her abortion, and how a local organization called Heartbeats helped her heal. “And I thought, ‘Wow, that’s what’s been missing in my life for 24 years,’” Dempsey […]

  • Abortion Stories: Mother, Daughter And A Clinic

    Published on in Family Issues, Health, Law

    “This is the spot,” Marilyn Evans says, standing in the empty parking lot of the Women’s Med Center in Kettering, Ohio. The Women’s Med Center is the only health clinic for miles around that provides abortions. Now, it’s embroiled in a legal battle with the state that could lead to its closure – the clinic […]

  • Study To Analyze Benefit Of App Designed To Help Avoid Dementia-Causing Drugs

    Published on in Health, Science, Statewide News, Transportation

    A team of Indiana researchers received a national grant to study the use of an app aimed at older patients.  The tool is designed to help patients avoid drugs linked to dementia. The class of drugs called anticholinergics are used to treat conditions ranging from depression to allergies.  But they have been linked to an […]

  • Attorney General Hill Won’t Appeal Recent Abortion Ruling

    Published on in Health, Law, Politics, Statewide News

    Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he won’t appeal a federal judge’s recent decision to temporarily halt the state’s latest anti-abortion law. The law largely bans dilation and evacuation abortions, or D&Es, the safest and most common procedure for terminating a pregnancy in the second trimester. D&Es are rare – only a couple dozen are performed […]

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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    9:00 Dvorák:  Slavonic Dance in B, op. 72/1;  Atlanta SO/Levi (Telarc 80497) Giuliani:  Serenata for Flute and Guitar, op. 127; Nora Shulman and Norbert Kraft (Naxos 8.554560) Bizet/arr. Guiraud:  L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2; Ulster O/Tortelier (Chandos 7107) J Strauss, Jr:  Tales from the Vienna Woods, op. 325; Vienna PO/Mehta (Sony 45808) Milhaud: Le Carnaval de Londres, op. 172:  […]

  • For 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11, Purdue Archives Highlight Alumnus Neil Armstrong

    Published on in Education, Science

      To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon – along with the days leading up to and following the mission – Purdue University Archives has created a public exhibit titled, “Neil A. Armstrong Papers.” Tracy Grimm is the Barron Hilton Archivist for Flight and Space Exploration and associate head of Archives and […]

  • Indiana Michigan Power: Complaints On Rate Hike Have Been Heard Before

    Published on in Business, Local News, Technology

    Dozens of people turned out to a public hearing in Muncie this week held to decide whether the state should okay an Indiana Michigan Power rate hike.  The company is asking the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to approve a nearly 12 percent increase for improvements to the state’s energy grid. Linda Muckway spoke against the […]

  • Report: Climate Change Will Cause More Heat-Related Illnesses, Deaths In Indiana

    Published on in Agriculture, Environment, Health, Science

    It’s hot right now in Indiana and it’s only going to get hotter. The Union of Concerned Scientists released a new report on Tuesday that projects how much extreme heat we can expect as the Earth warms. If we don’t do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the report estimates that by the end of […]

  • Large National Autism Study Coming to Notre Dame for Recruitment

    Published on in Health, Science, Statewide News

    A large study of genetics and autism coming to the University of Notre Dame this Saturday is looking for participants. The SPARK study is a Rush University program looking for the DNA–via a spit sample–of 50,000 participants. They want people with a diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorders, or ASD, and their biological parents. The goal […]

  • FBI Arrests Head Of Muncie Sanitary District, Local Businessman In Corruption Investigation

    Published on in Crime, Government, Local News

    The FBI has arrested the head of the Muncie Sanitary District and a local businessman as part of a multi-year investigation into city government corruption.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. Debra Nicole Grigsby, known locally as Nikki, is the District Administrator for the Muncie Sanitary District.  She’s a longtime employee and has run the city department […]

  • Democrat Dee Thornton To Run For Open Seat In Indiana’s Fifth District

    Published on in Government, Local News, Politics

    Democrat Dee Thornton is running for Indiana’s 5th Congressional District. She kicked off her campaign Monday. Thornton ran against Republican Susan Brooks in the 5th District in 2018, and got nearly 44% of the vote as a first time candidate. It was the best showing for a Democrat since the district was drawn in 2002. […]

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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    9:00 Bach/arr. Holst:  Fugue à la Gigue in G, BWV 577; North Texas Wind Symphony/Corporon (Klavier 11154) Cannabich:  Symphony No. 68 in B flat; Lukas Consort/Lukas (Naxos 8.553960) Schubert:  Konzertstück in D, D 345; Pinchas Zukerman, violin; St Paul CO/Zukerman (Philips 420 168) Berlioz:  Waverley, op. 1; Scottish National O/Gibson (Chandos 8379) Leone:  Sonata in G, […]

  • South Bend Hosts Panel On Policing, Minority Inequality

    Published on in Community, Government, Law

    A public forum in South Bend Sunday night focused on how deep-rooted issues related to policing, poverty, and education are hitting minority communities. Much of the discussion revolved around ideas to improve the historic lack of trust between minorities and the police. The conversation was prompted by the police shooting of Eric Logan, but the […]

  • Police Officer In South Bend Shooting Case Resigns

    Published on in Crime, Government, Statewide News

    The South Bend police officer who shot and killed a black man while on duty a month ago has resigned. The South Bend Fraternal Order of Police announced Sergeant Ryan O’Neill’s resignation yesterday. In a statement, FOP local president Harvey Mills wrote that the stress of a pending lawsuit, national media attention, and social media […]

  • Indiana Makes Changes To Help Hoosiers Quit Smoking

    Published on in Government, Health, Statewide News

    Indiana officials have signed a new so-called “standing order” today that is aimed at helping Hoosiers quite smoking.  The changes also include efforts to help pregnant mothers kick the habit. The order will allow any Hoosier to obtain medication to help quit smoking without a prescription. Indiana State Health Commissioner Kristina Box says Indiana becomes […]