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  • First Vaping Death In Indiana, Third Confirmed Nationwide

    Published on in Government, Health, Technology

    Indiana is reporting the first death in the state related to lung injury after vaping. This is the third confirmed fatality in the country. The Indiana State Department of Health says the person who died was older than 18 but won’t release any more information about the individual. The state is investigating a total of […]

  • Ball State Sees Record Enrollment And Says Test-Optional Applications Helped

    Published on in Education, Local News

    Ball State University has set several enrollment records with this year’s classes – including for the largest freshmen class.  And as IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, officials say the school’s transition to test-optional applications helped them get there.   This semester, there are a total of 22,541 students being educated by Ball State University – a […]

  • State Wants To Seal Filings In DCS Class Action Lawsuit

    Published on in Family Issues, Government, Law

    The state wants to shield a lot of information from public eyes in a class action lawsuit against the Department of Child Services. The group suing the state opposes that push. New York-based advocacy organization A Better Childhood filed the lawsuit on behalf of Hoosier foster children. It argues, for instance, DCS fails to provide […]

  • Friday, September 6, 2019

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    9:00 Krebs:  Fantasia No. 1 in F; Neil Black, oboe; Peter Hurford, organ (Argo 430 208) Telemann:  Quartet in G from Tafelmusik, Part I; Members of Musica Antiqua Köln (Archiv Produktion 427 619) Handel/arr. Russell:  Sonata in a, op. 1/4; David Russell, guitar (Telarc 80559) Hummel:  Das Zauberglöckchen ballet music; London Mozart Players/Shelley (Chandos 9925) […]

  • Federal Funding Will Support Maternal Mortality Review

    Published on in Family Issues, Government, Health

    The Indiana State Department of Health announced a grant that will go toward improving the state’s review process of maternal deaths. Indiana has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the country. In 2018, lawmakers established a review committee to examine the reasons why. This new funding from the Centers for Disease Control and […]

  • LIFT Academy Announces Aviation Maintenance Apprenticeship

    Published on in Economy, Education

      LIFT Academy in Indianapolis has announced it’s registered a new apprenticeship program with the U.S. Department of Labor. It will train new aviation maintenance technicians and pay them for their time. The first cohort of maintenance technicians will be limited to only 6 people and takes about three years to complete. Once licensed, the […]

  • Border Wall Funding Diversion Halts Two Indiana Projects

    Published on in Government, Military, Politics

    Two Indiana military construction projects are among those on hold because the Trump administration is diverting $3.6 billion in funding to help pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Pentagon released a list of the funding cuts Wednesday. They include $16 million for construction of a railcar holding area at Crane Army Ammunition […]

  • Carson, Braun Tout Opportunity Zones At Indianapolis Site

    Published on in Community, Government, Statewide News

    U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says opportunity zones are helping revitalize communities in the Hoosier State and across the country. Carson and Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) toured a major opportunity zone project in Indianapolis Thursday. Opportunity zones are low-income areas where investments and developments are eligible for federal tax breaks. There are […]

  • Thursday, September 5, 2019

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    9:00 D Scarlatti:  Sonata in D, Kk 145; Kim Heindel, lautenwerk (Gasparo 275) J C Bach:  Quintet in C, op. 11/1; members of The English Concert (Archiv Prodution 423 385) Franck:  Le Chasseur maudit (The Accursed Hunstman); Minnesota O/Oue (Reference 82) Bizet/arr. Hoffman:  Carmen Suite No. 1; Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse/Plasson (EMI 54765) Meyerbeer:  Pas de cinq […]

  • Indiana Receives $21 Million To Prevent Drug Overdose Deaths

    Published on in Government, Health

    The state will receive $21 million over the next three years to prevent drug overdose deaths. The money from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be used to improve data collection, increase prescription drug monitoring and provide harm reduction training. READ MORE: Report: Indiana Losing Out On Federal Opioid Funding The Indiana State Department […]

  • How Cultural Training Helps Doctors Treat Refugees

    Published on in Education, Health, Statewide News

    Across the United States, there’s a push to give new doctors cultural training to work with refugees and other immigrants. And some say it’s the difference between healthy and sick patients. On a block on Indianapolis’ southside, there are three international grocery stores — Saraga international grocery, Tienda Morelos and Chinland Asian Grocery. This area […]

  • Sen. Braun Discusses Healthcare And Education With Ball State President

    Published on in Education, Government, Local News, Politics

    US Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) spent Wednesday afternoon with Ball State University President Geoff Mearns.  The university says the two discussed topics including secondary education and healthcare.  While on campus, Braun visited the new Health Professions Building on Riverside Avenue. “This is one of the fun parts of being a US Senator – actually seeing […]

  • Public Health Committee Meeting Focuses On High Health Care Costs

    Published on in Business, Government, Health

    This week, an interim public health committee convened to discuss the high cost of healthcare in Indiana heard that those costs are among the highest in the nation. And policy makers say there isn’t just one – or even a few – reasons to point the finger at. Hoosiers are paying more for healthcare than […]

  • Indiana State Treasurer Introduces Herself To 5th District Voters Online

    Published on in Government, Local News, Politics

    Indiana’s state treasurer says she’s running for the 5th District Congressional seat because the American dream “is under constant attack from the radical left.” Republican Kelly Mitchell filed to run for the open seat last week.  Today, she’s introducing her priorities in a campaign video. “Secure the border and do it now,” Mitchell says.  “Don’t […]

  • Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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    9:00 Thomson:  A Joyful Fugue; Budapest SO/Bolle (Albany 017) Cowell:  Air and Scherzo; Gary Louie, alto saxophone; Manhattan CO/Clark (Koch International 3-7282) Vivaldi:  Lute/Guitar Concerto in D, RV 93; Eduardo Fernández, English CO/Malcolm (London 417 617) Haydn:  Piano Trio No. 20 in D, Hob XV:7; Beaux Arts Trio (Decca 454 098) Tchaikovsky:  Orchestral Suite No. […]

  • Advanced Energy Job Sector Growing in Indiana

    Published on in Business, Environment, Technology

    The national business group Advanced Energy Economy is reporting a 4 percent growth in Indiana jobs last year. That means more Hoosiers than ever are working in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Most of the jobs are located in Marion County and the fastest growing sector was energy efficient vehicle production. It saw 18 percent […]

  • ILEARN Results Are Public. So How Much Lower Were Those Scores?

    Published on in Education, Government, Statewide News

    Results for the state’s new ILEARN test are now public, and reveal just how much lower achievement rates on the test look compared to previous iterations of the state’s standardized exam. According to state data, less than half of all students reached proficiency in English Language Arts (ELA) and math, with proficiency rates of 47.9 […]

  • Study Will Assess Use Of Therapy In Advanced Cancer Patients

    Published on in Health, Science

    A federal grant to an Indiana researcher will fund the study of a type of therapy for late-stage cancer patients that focuses on improving quality of life. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is often used to treat mental health and chronic pain conditions.  This study will explore its use in patients who have advanced cancer diagnoses. […]

  • Secured School Grants Approved For More Than 400 Schools

    Published on in Education, Government

    The state has approved a new round of school safety grant funding for Indiana schools. The money will go to 429 schools through the state’s Secured School Safety Grant program. Last year 388 schools received funding through the program. Lawmakers allocated more than $19 million for the fund earlier this year – a $5 million boost. […]

  • Will Vectren Be Mostly Wind And Solar In The Future?

    Published on in Business, Environment, Technology

    Since Vectren’s plan to build a large natural gas plant was rejected in April, the utility has been looking for other sources to replace its three retiring coal units. If the utility’s recent energy bids are any indication, we could see more renewables in the mix. Much like the northern Indiana utility NIPSCO, Vectren turned […]