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Jimmy Jenkins

Jimmy Jenkins is a multimedia journalist for WFIU and WTIU news. A native of Terre Haute, he is a masters student at the Indiana University School of Journalism and is proud to be a part of the public broadcasting stations he listened to and watched since he was a child. Follow him on Twitter @newsjunkyjimmy.

Recent Posts by Jimmy Jenkins

January 30, 2014

 

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Indiana Mothers Reducing Early Elective Deliveries

Health groups say carrying a child to the full-term of 39 weeks significantly reduces the risk of infant mortality.

January 27, 2014

 

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Bill That Would Make Pseudoephedrine Prescription-Only Dies

Those in favor of more regulation for pseudoephedrine say similar actions in other states have significantly reduced meth labs and crime rates.

January 21, 2014

 

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‘Ag Gag’ Bill Makes Second Appearance At Legislature

The bill seeks to toughen the penalties for trespassing on agricultural property.

January 14, 2014

 

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Mayors Speak Against Loss Of Business Personal Property Tax

At the urging of Governor Mike Pence, the Indiana legislature is weighing whether to eliminate or reduce a tax on business equipment.

January 9, 2014

 

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Indiana House Education Panel OKs Pre-K Voucher Proposal

The proposal would require students who receive a pre-K voucher to take a kindergarten readiness assessment before entering school.

January 1, 2014

 

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New IRS Rule Could Spell The End For Automatic Gratuity

The rule classifies automatic gratuities as taxable wages.

January 1, 2014

 

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Homeless Shelter Takes Shape In Greencastle

After years of trying to reestablish a homeless shelter in Greencastle, two private citizens have purchased a building in which the shelter will be housed.

December 27, 2013

 

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Finders, Keepers For Indiana Universities That Strike Oil

Some states like Ohio and Pennsylvania use a heavier hand when regulating natural resource extraction on state-owned land.

December 27, 2013

 

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ISU Housing Project Stands At Crossroads With City’s Past

An initial lease agreement would have saved the facades of the historic buildings but the project was deemed too expensive by the state.

December 20, 2013

 

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Students Seek To Join Notre Dame Contraceptives Lawsuit

Americans United filed a motion this week on behalf of three students to joint the contraceptives lawsuit on the side of the federal government.

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