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Coming up on Indiana Newsdesk, some Indiana residents are calling for redistricting reform. They say political districts are being drawn to favor political parties. They’ll tell us what they want to see happen at the Statehouse.

Also, people take to the Ohio River with bows and arrows, hoping to shoot an invasive fish species.

Plus, a dispute over who has the right to distribute water to a brewery.

And, mental health advocates learn to administer a test that can show if someone is susceptible to addiction.

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.
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