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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 25, 2017

 

On County Road 200 in Avon has some significant damage between Dan Jones Road and Ronald Reagan Parkway.

New Road Funding May Fill Potholes, Infrastructure Needs

Communities have a lot of road repairs, and the new money won’t cover all of them. So local leaders now have to make choices.

May 19, 2017

 

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Indiana Unemployment Rate Lowest Since Early 2001

Indiana’s unemployment rate dropped last month to its lowest level in more than 16 years. Yet the private sector lost a significant number of jobs in April.

May 18, 2017

 

Ken Falk and Betty Cockrum

Planned Parenthood, ACLU Challenge Indiana’s New Abortion Law

The new law would allow a judge to tell a girl’s parents about her request to get an abortion after the judge decides whether to grant the consent.

May 10, 2017

 

Attorney General Curtis Hill says he'll continue to live in Indianapolis, as he has since taking office in January.

AG Hill Will Continue Living In Indianapolis Despite New Law

Attorney General Curtis Hill will continue to live in the Indianapolis area despite the repeal of a law requiring him to do so.

May 8, 2017

 

The legislation would have barred local governments from banning short-term rentals, while imposing few limitations on services like VRBO.

Supporters Vow To Resurrect Airbnb Bill Next Session

Even the short-term rental bill's opponents are ready to work on the measure again.

May 4, 2017

 

Indianapolis resident Ali Brown talks about the potential impact of the GOP health care bill. With her are other Hoosier women who say they'll be negatively affected by the legislation.

Democrats Blast Messer, Rokita And GOP For Health Care Vote

The Indiana Democratic Party says a Congressional vote to repeal and replace Obamacare takes health care away from millions just to fulfill a political promise.

May 4, 2017

 

Secretary of State Connie Lawson, who will run for re-election in 2018, discusses a voter roll cleanup effort in 2014.

Lawson Announces 2018 Re-election Bid

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson will seek a second full term next year in the statewide office she’s held since 2012.

May 3, 2017

 

Statehouse

New Law Creates More Suicide Prevention Efforts Statewide

Indiana lawmakers want schools to develop more robust suicide prevention policies while teachers get training on the issue.

May 2, 2017

 

baby box prototype

Holcomb Signs Bill Legalizing Baby Boxes In Hospitals

Baby boxes are intended to provide mothers with more anonymity when dropping off newborns.

May 2, 2017

 

Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka joined Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb to announce the company's expansion in Indianapolis.

India-Based IT Company Plans Indiana Site With US Expansion

The central Indiana tech center is expected to employ up to 2,000 people by 2021.

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