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Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith has previously worked as a reporter and anchor for KBIA Radio in Columbia, MO, and at WSPY Radio in Plano, IL as a show host, reporter, producer and anchor. Brandon graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Journalism in 2010, with minors in political science and history. He was born and raised in Chicago.

Recent Posts by Brandon Smith

May 27, 2016

 

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IUPUI Study: Electric Car Fees Won’t Solve Road Funding

Electric vehicles don’t pay into road funding the same way traditional vehicles do because they don’t pay fuel taxes.

May 26, 2016

 

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State To Recount Two Races For First Time In Five Years

Secretary of State Connie Lawson says the recounts will begin as soon as possible, but she can’t say how long the process will take.

May 25, 2016

 

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Illegal Immigration Study Committee Looks At Cost To State

A state Senate fiscal analysis estimates illegal immigration costs the state up to $130 million a year.

May 25, 2016

 

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Lawmakers Will Study LGBT Civil Rights This Summer

Senate Republicans said they hoped to study LGBT issues further after last session’s failed legislation.

May 25, 2016

 

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John Gregg Announces Rep. Christina Hale As Running Mate

Gregg says naming Hale as his running mate was a governing decision, not a political one, and that her gender wasn’t a factor.

May 24, 2016

 

The Indiana attorney general's office had opposed IU's bid to join the case.

IU Cannot Join Abortion Lawsuit, Plans To File Separately

Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynch denied IU's bid to intervene in the complaint filed by Planned Parenthood. Lynch says IU can file its own lawsuit.

May 23, 2016

 

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ACLU Supports IU Attempt To Join Abortion Lawsuit

The Attorney General’s office contends there are two distinct legal issues being argued by the two parties that should be in separate cases.

May 23, 2016

 

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State Legislators Hope To Fight Food Deserts

Food deserts are areas where fresh food accounts for less than 10 percent of accessible and available food.

May 20, 2016

 

Vermillion County posted the highest turnout, 51-percent, with Scott County the lowest at 30-percent.

Indiana Primary: Second Highest Voter Turnout In Two Decades

May’s primary drew 38-percent of registered Indiana voters, just short of 2008’s high water mark of 40-percent.

May 20, 2016

 

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Job Growth Up, But Unemployment Highest In More Than A Year

The increase in the unemployment rate – while the state added 12,000 jobs at the same time – is explained by a surge in labor force participation.

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