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Sara Wittmeyer

Sara Wittmeyer is the News Bureau Chief for WFIU and WTIU. Sara has more than a decade of experience as a news reporter and previously served with KBIA at the University of Missouri, WNKU at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY, and at WCPO News in Cincinnati.

Recent Posts by Sara Wittmeyer

March 16, 2016

 

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz, right, and her A-F accountability panel co-chair, Steve Yager, prepare for the group's second meeting.

Board Votes To Table Discussion On Diploma Re-Write

The State Board of Education voted Wednesday to indefinitely table the discussion on re-writing the state’s graduation requirements.

March 16, 2016

 

The State Board of Education is expected to release 2014 A-F school grades Wednesday, after they delayed doing so during last month's meeting.

Daybook: State Board Meets And How To Combat Heroin Epidemic

State Board of Education members will finalize the new A-F system and a community will host a neighborhood discussion about the heroin epidemic.

March 15, 2016

 

Kokomo

Kokomo Approves LGBT Ordinance; Ask The Mayor In Greencastle

Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight could sign into law today, an ordinance that adds LGBT protections to the city's human rights ordinance.

March 14, 2016

 

Kokomo Council

Kokomo Mayor Signs LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

The council voted 5-4 in favor of the ordinance Monday, and Mayor Greg Goodnight signed it Tuesday morning.

March 14, 2016

 

A hit of black tar heroin confiscated from a user by the Hamilton/Boone county drug task force

Indiana Clinics Get $1.5 Mill. For Substance Abuse Services

The Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 million to Indiana health centers to expand substance abuse treatment.

March 14, 2016

 

Rainbow LGBT Pride/American flag.

Daybook: Kokomo LGBT Ordinance And March Madness

The Kokomo City Council is considering an LGBT anti-discrimination ordinance after lawmakers failed to pass legislation this session; and vandals target IU.

March 11, 2016

 

gay flag

Daybook: 2016 Session Follow-Up And IU Plays At Noon

The 2016 legislative adjourned last night. Brandon Smith is getting reaction from lawmakers and the governor today about what they did and did not accomplish.

March 10, 2016

 

Sen. Donnelly in Bloomington, Indiana in March, 2016.

Sen. Donnelly Working On Legislation To Combat Opioid Abuse

Donnelly says the legislation would provide programs to help establish best prescribing practices.

March 10, 2016

 

The 2016 Big Ten tournament is in Indianapolis.

Big Ten Tournament Gets Underway In Indianapolis

The conference tournament in Indianapolis could produce an in-state showdown between old men's basketball rivals Indiana and Purdue.

February 29, 2016

 

Indiana statehouse

Daybook: Islamic Center Vandalism And Medical Malpractice

The FBI is investigating vandalism at the Islamic Society of North America and it's a busy day at the statehouse as the session enters its final days.

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