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  • Indiana Kicks Off Fall Employer Seminar Series on Opioids

    Published on in Business, Health

    The Wellness Council of Indiana kicked off a statewide series of employer talks in South Bend on Wednesday. It’s part of a campaign to encourage employers to hire and retain workers struggling with opioid addiction. The goal of the seminar was to arm employers with information about opioid abuse and treatment programs so they can […]

  • Interim Study Committee Discusses Farmland Preservation

    Published on in Agriculture, Business, Economy, Government

    Indiana lawmakers continue to talk about the state’s involvement in farmland preservation. The complex issue comes at a time when farmers are struggling. The Interim Study Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources is looking at ways to protect Hoosier farmland while also encouraging economic growth. The committee was formed last session through a bill that […]

  • Number Of Unisured Hoosiers Ticks Up

    Published on in Business, Government, Health, Statewide News

    The number of uninsured people in Indiana followed a national trend and increased between 2017 and 2018. About 9,000 fewer Hoosiers have health insurance, the rate went up from 8.2 to 8.3 percent, according to the data from the U.S. Census Bureau. At the same time, the number of employed Hoosiers has risen. But Mark […]

  • Carmel Republican Files For Potential Holcomb Challenge

    Published on in Government, Politics, Statewide News

    Gov. Eric Holcomb could get a primary challenge next year. Brian Roth, a Republican from Carmel, filed paperwork this week to run. Roth runs a leadership consulting firm in the affluent Indianapolis suburb. He filed paperwork for a gubernatorial run with the Indiana Election Division, though he’s not commenting on his potential bid. Roth’s website […]

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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    9:00 Elgar:  Elegy, op. 58; English CO/Goodwin (Harmonia Mundi 907258) Rachmaninoff:  Trio élégiaque No. 1 in g; Beaux Arts Trio (Philips 420 175) Vaughan Williams/arr. D Matthews:  Dark Pastoral; Guy Johnston, cello; Royal Scottish National O/Yates (Dutton Epoch 7289) Waldteufel:  Tendresse, op. 217; Slovak State PO/A Walter (Marco Polo 8.223692) Bruch:  Romance for Violin and Orchestra, […]

  • Teaching 9/11: How Do You Teach an Unforgettable Moment to Those Who Weren’t Born Yet?

    Published on in Education, Government, Politics

    Wednesday marks 18 years since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. That means most high school students weren’t alive when the attacks happened.  As Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Jennifer Weingart reports, social studies teachers in South Bend say teaching about the topic has changed. For those who lived through 9/11, it’s a day that will […]

  • Cass County Councilwoman Replaces Head In State Senate

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    Cass County Councilwoman Stacey Donato is the newest member of the Indiana General Assembly. Donato was elected Monday night by a Republican precinct caucus. Former State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) served more than two terms before announcing his resignation earlier this year to become the chief deputy prosecutor in Pulaski County. That triggered a GOP […]

  • Purdue Announces New Multi-Million Dollar STEM Complex

    Published on in Business, Education, Technology

    Purdue University announced plans today for a new $140 million STEM complex on the university’s main campus in West Lafayette. The buildings will benefit students and businesses wanting to work with the university. As demand continues to grow for workers in science, technology, engineering and math fields, university officials are building Purdue’s Engineering and Polytechnic […]

  • Social Determinents Of Health Explored At Event

    Published on in Community, Government, Health

    Where you live and other socio-economic factors can have a negative influence on your health. A recent event outlined ways Indiana is addressing this issue. Indiana State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box says place can influence access to a quality education, healthy food, transportation and safe housing. “If we’re not recognizing that and […]

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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    9:00 Handel:  Alessandro Overture; The Brandenburg Consort/Goodman (Hyperion 44271/3) Bach:  Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C, BVW 1066; Stuttgart CO/Münchinger (London 414 505) Beethoven:  Piano Sonata No. 16 in G, op. 31/1; Emil Gilels (Brilliant Classics 94291) Giuliani:  Variations on a Theme from Rossini’s Tancredi, op. 87; Ricardo Gallén, guitar (Naxos 8.555284)   10:00 Schumann:  […]

  • Indiana Geriatrics Program Receives $3.75M for Caregiver Training

    Published on in Community, Government, Health

      An Indiana group that trains people who work with seniors received almost $4 million in additional funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The goal is to develop a health care workforce better suited for older adults. In the past five years, the Indiana Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program trained about 200 […]

  • Oil Leak At U.S. Steel Continues String Of Chemical Spills In Northwest Indiana

    Published on in Business, Environment, Government, Law

    U.S. Steel had yet another oil leak on Friday. An official with the northwest Indiana company says it found a “light, intermittent oil sheen” near one of its pipes that discharges into Lake Michigan waterways. This comes just weeks after another leak from U.S. Steel and a chemical spill from ArcelorMittal that killed 3,000 fish. […]

  • Autonomous Delivery Robots Arrive At Purdue

    Published on in Business, Statewide News, Technology

      Starship Technologies is boldly going where no other company has gone in Indiana with new delivery robots at Purdue University. The autonomous service officially launched Monday, making Purdue the first in the state and Big 10 to bring the technology onto its campus. The sidewalks are busy with students going about campus. Amongst the […]

  • Monday, September 9, 2019

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    9:00 Schubert:  Ständchen (Serenade), D 957/4; Mischa Maisky, cello; Daria Hovora, piano (DG 449 817) Tchaikovsky:  Hamlet (Fantasy-Overture), op. 67; Montreal SO/Dutoit (London 425 503) Borodin/orch. Glazunov:  Symphony No. 3 in a; Gothenburg SO/Järvi (DG 435 757) Liadov:  Polonaise in D, op. 55; BBC PO/Sinaisky (Chandos 9911) Triebensee:  Trio in B-flat; Marilyn Zupnik and Kathryn […]

  • A Volatile Ag Economy Barometer Sees Largest Month-To-Month Drop

    Published on in Agriculture, Economy

    A recent measure of agricultural sentiment showed farmers increasingly worried about their economic futures. The Ag Economy Barometer saw the largest single-month drop since it was created in 2016. Barometer principal investigator Jim Mintert says farmers are worried about low commodity prices and continuing tariffs. He says more than half of the respondents believe the United […]

  • State Investigating, Overseeing Cleanup Of Oil Discharge Into The White River

    Published on in Environment, Health

    The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating the source of oil discharged from a sewer pipe into the White River in Indianapolis. A fisherman contacted officials after seeing the oil along the river’s banks. A contractor with the water, sewer, and gas utility Citizens Energy has been working to clean up the oil since […]

  • Planned Parenthood Clinic Opens In Fort Wayne, Again

    Published on in Health, Local News, Uncategorized

    The Fort Wayne Health Center operated by Planned Parenthood of Kentucky and Indiana INC. officially opened September 3, just over a year after it closed due to protests. Planned Parenthood’s website lists the new location at 2930 Lake Avenue. It also lists services ranging from men and women’s health care, to HIV testing and birth […]

  • How One Group Builds Friendships Among Adults With Autism

    Published on in Community, Health, Statewide News

    There’s an endless stream of advice online about how to make friends as an adult. The listicles and blog posts often mention that it’s harder for twentysomethings to form meaningful friendships. Making friends can be even harder if you’re on the autism spectrum, especially if you don’t live in a major city. But one group is […]

  • S06 E05 – Interlock ECI

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    A conversation with a group that provide support and resources for families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • S10 E03 Indian Old School and The Amanda Gardier Trio

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    Indian Old School and The Amanda Gardier Trio show their chops in this episode of The Scene.