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Coming up on Indiana Newsdesk, in the final part of our series on the state’s public defense system, the level of justice people receive can depend on what side of a county line your crime is alleged to have been committed. Ahead, what’s the solution to the state’s overburdened and piecemeal defense system?

Plus swine flu often is dangerous for both pigs and humans. A research team is using Indiana fairs as a place to learn more about the virus.

And the much-anticipated solar eclipse is Monday. Where to view it, how to do it and what to expect – an expert joins us to help you prepare.

Those stories plus the latest headlines from across the state Friday at 6 p.m. on Indiana Newsdesk.

WTIU-TV | Friday 6 p.m. and Saturday 4 p.m.
WFYI-TV 3 | Friday 10:30 p.m.
WFYI-TV | Sunday 1 p.m.

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August 21, 2017

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Homemade filters or ordinary sunglasses, even very dark ones, are not safe for looking at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun.

Where To Get Last-Minute Eclipse Viewing Cards In Bloomington

The university has 10,000 eclipse cards to give out to anyone who asks.

August 18, 2017

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Researchers Use Indiana Fairs To Learn More About Swine Flu

Researching swine flu has led to changes in how pigs are kept at county and state fairs across the Midwest.

August 18, 2017

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Map of path of solar eclipse.

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

The final part of our series on the state’s public defense system, swine flu and the much-anticipated solar eclipse is Monday.

August 17, 2017

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Hundreds Rally To Reflect On Charlottesville, Speak Against Hate

Community members marched through Bloomington holding banners and chanting “black lives matter” and “the people united, will never be divided.”

August 13, 2017

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Interactive Exhibit Teaches Hoosiers About Soil Health, Erosion

Water run-off from farms in Indiana and throughout the Midwest often takes nutrients with it that are important to crops, including nitrogen and phosphorous.

August 11, 2017

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Part two of our investigation into the state’s public defense system. Terre Haute’s money troubles are mounting. Plus in headlines, top federal officials visit.

August 11, 2017

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Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Part two of our investigation into the state’s public defense system. Terre Haute’s money troubles are mounting. Plus in headlines, top federal officials visit.

August 4, 2017

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Mayor Jim Lienhoop says the city’s architecture plays a supporting role in a film that has a captivating story.

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Part one in our investigation of the state’s public defense system. And two movies set in Indiana are ready to debut here soon. Plus, state news headlines.

August 4, 2017

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The movie is called “Columbus” but Mayor Jim Lienhoop says the city’s architecture just plays a supporting role.

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Part one in our investigation of the state’s public defense system. And two movies set in Indiana are ready to debut here soon. Plus, state news headlines.

July 28, 2017

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New drug treatment centers are going up in five counties, but some worry about the impact they’ll have. Why low head dams are so dangerous and how to keep safe.

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