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Alexander McCall

Alexander McCall is a producer and journalist for WFIU/WTIU News. Prior to joining WFIU/WTIU, Alexander interned with NPR’s Social Media Desk in Washington, D.C. and Charlotte, N.C.-area public radio stations WFAE and WDAV. He graduated with a degree in journalism from Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. You can follow him on Twitter at @awmccall.

Recent Posts by Alexander McCall

December 18, 2015

 

Salvation Army Kettle

Behind The Kettles: Who Are The Salvation Army Bell Ringers?

Several of the people behind the kettles say their season wouldn’t be the same without the ringing of the bells.

December 18, 2015

 

Jared Fogle leaves court.

Jared Fogle Transferred To Colorado Prison

Fogle, who was convicted of charges related to child pornography and having sex with minors last month, had requested to be sent to the federal facility.

December 17, 2015

 

Bloomington resident Daniel E. Messell, 49

Daniel Messel’s Trial Delayed Until June

His attorney argued there was too much evidence to review and too many witnesses to find before the trial's start in February.

December 17, 2015

 

Police Car Lights

Two Indiana School Districts Closed Due To Online Threats

Plainville Community School Corporation and Danville Community School Corporation are both closed after separate threats against schools were made.

December 16, 2015

 

pyrotechnic

Indiana Receives Millions In Department Of Defense Funds

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and the Indiana Office of Defense and Development announced the $2.7 million of grant funding on Wednesday.

December 15, 2015

 

Twitter on an iPhone

IU Study Finds Social News Consumers’ Clicks Less Diverse

Researchers studied more than 100 million web clicks and 1.3 billion social media posts from 2006 to 2010.

December 15, 2015

 

pistols

Indianapolis Council Passes Firearm Theft Reporting Measure

The measure could face a veto from the mayor's office.

December 11, 2015

 

pregnancy test

State Defends Its Conviction Of Woman Under Feticide Law

Purvi Patel, who was the first woman to be convicted under that law, is now appealing her conviction and sentence of 46 years in prison.

December 11, 2015

 

Indianapolis skyline

Pence Will Not Attend Meeting With Syrian Refugee Families

The governor has declined because of a scheduling conflict, a spokesperson for the Syrian American Council confirmed.

December 11, 2015

 

I-69 sign

After More Than Three Years, Another I-69 Section Complete

The project took more than three years to finish and there are still two more sections of the controversial highway left to be completed.

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