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Archive for Noon Edition

December 17, 2014

Celebrating Winter Holidays

With Hanukkah beginning this week, and Christmas and Kwanzaa just around the corner, it’s a time of diverse holiday celebrations.

December 9, 2014

Study Examines the Well-Being of Girls in America

A study released by the Girl Scout Research Institute examines national statistics to gauge girls' health and well-being in the United States.

December 2, 2014

Advancements in Prevention, Treatment Change Outlook of HIV/AIDS

As advancements are made in prevention and treatment, an HIV diagnosis is no longer the death sentence it once was.

November 25, 2014

Local Homeless Shelters and Food Banks Gear Up for Winter

Leaders of local food banks, food pantries and homeless shelter discuss how they're preparing for the holiday season.

November 18, 2014

Evolving Shopping Habits Surrounding Thanksgiving

Businesses must keep up with the demand and competition during the shopping period over Thanksgiving weekend.

November 14, 2014

Indiana Offers More Options For This Year's ACA Open Enrollment

The Affordable Care Act's annual open enrollment period begins Saturday, and, this year, Indiana is doubling its insurance providers.

November 6, 2014

A Conversation About Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are an "invisible" disease treated by many professionals in southern Indiana.

October 28, 2014

Education in the Midterm Election

Education has become the dominant issue in the upcoming midterm election.

October 9, 2014

Same-Sex Marriage Legal in Indiana

Same-sex marriage is now legal in Indiana, after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the state's appeal of an earlier court ruling.

October 2, 2014

Business Students Take Part in Social Impact Intiatives

Indiana University Kelley School of Business students are trying to help small businesses find loans to expand their businesses.

September 25, 2014

Indiana's Efforts to Prevent Domestic Violence

Several high profile instances of domestic violence have been committed recently, and this week, we discuss the state's efforts to combat this issue.

September 18, 2014

A Conversation With IU President Michael McRobbie

President McRobbie joins us to talk about the new Global Studies School and Media School, among other topics.

September 10, 2014

Struggles and Opportunities for Indiana Craft Breweries

The number of craft breweries throughout Indiana has been steadily increasing over the past decade.

August 27, 2014

Social Media's Influence on Charitable Donations

Various factors influence people to donate to charitable organizations.

August 22, 2014

Police And Race Relations In Communities Across The Country

In light of the protests in Ferguson, Mo., communities across the country are talking about police brutality and race relations.

August 13, 2014

Chamber of Commerce's Study Warns of Future Water Shortages

A recent Chamber of Commerce report claims Indiana will face serious water resource challenges if state officials don't correct issues now.

August 6, 2014

Indiana Refuses to Meet Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards

Governor Mike Pence has announced that Indiana will not adhere to the federal guidelines outlined in the decade-old Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).

July 31, 2014

Heroin Use Increases Nationally

Professionals from a rehabilitation clinic, hospital emergency room and law enforcement discuss heroin and its crippling effects on users.

July 23, 2014

Pre-K Pilot Program Will Prepare Low-Income Children for School

Five counties were selected to participate in Indiana's pre-K pilot program aimed at preparing low-income Indiana children for success in school.

July 17, 2014

Legislative, Technological Advancements to Prevent Concussions

Recent legislation and advancements in helmet technology are striving to protect high school football players against concussions.

July 9, 2014

Hoosier Parents Below Average In Funding Rainy Day Accounts

A study by the BMO Harris Bank shows Indiana parents have saved a third of the funds as the rest of the country for family financial emergencies.

June 30, 2014

Growing and Cooking the Best Summer Food

Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan hosts this special Fourth of July summer food segment.

June 25, 2014

Indiana's Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down

Miss Indiana captured national attention with her "normal" body size at the Miss USA competition, sparking this body image discussion.

June 19, 2014

World Cup's Influence on Indiana Soccer Fans

While baseball has been dubbed "America's Pastime," more and more Americans have become soccer fans.

June 10, 2014

How to Handle the Deer Population at Griffy Lake Nature Preserve

A study has been cited to argue the necessity of controlling the deer population at the Griffy Nature Preserve, but some are trying to save the animals.

June 3, 2014

What Obama's Proposed EPA Regulations Mean for Indiana

President Obama has proposed EPA regulations to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 30 percent by 2030 compared with 2005 levels.

May 29, 2014

The Changing Landscape for Hoosier Veterans

Several laws passed in the last legislative session aim to help veterans in Indiana.

May 22, 2014

Summer in Indiana

Memorial Day, the Indy 500 and warm weather are all scheduled for this weekend. So this week on Noon Edition, we're talking about summer in Indiana.

May 16, 2014

Gov. Pence's HIP 2.0 Proposal As A Medicaid Alternative

Governor Mike Pence has revealed a proposal to expand the Healthy Indiana Plan as an alternative to Medicaid expansion.

May 8, 2014

The Prospects For 2014 College Graduates

What is the outlook for college graduates in 2014? Our round-table discussion will include students from different universities across Indiana.

May 1, 2014

IU Athletic Director Fred Glass Answers Your Questions

IU Athletic Director Fred Glass will appear on Noon Edition on Friday at 12 p.m.

April 24, 2014

Seasonal Allergies Are Worse This Spring

We'll talk with allergy specialists about why we suffer from these and how season allergies change over time.

April 17, 2014

A Look At Indiana's New Adoption Tax Credit

The state legislature passed a bill this session that would grant a tax credit to families that adopt in Indiana.

April 9, 2014

Your Spring Gardening Questions Answered

Now that springtime has arrived your garden needs attention, and our gardening experts will answer all of your questions.

April 3, 2014

The Gender Wage Gap And Its Effect On Indiana's Workforce

On this week's Noon Edition we'll discuss the wage gap between men and women and how women in Indiana can try to avoid it.

March 28, 2014

What's Next After The Common Core

Governor Pence signed legislation this week removing Indiana from the Common Core, meaning standards for Indiana students will change this coming school year.

March 21, 2014

The Importance Of Spaying And Neutering Pets

Pet advocates say spaying and neutering animals helps prevent euthanasia, and this week we'll discuss access to these services in rural areas.

March 14, 2014

Bloomington's Downtown Parking Meters, Six Months Later

More than six months has passed since parking meters were installed in Downtown Bloomington, and this week we follow up with the public and local businesses.

March 7, 2014

How To Curb Childhood Obesity In Indiana

17% of children in the United States are considered obese, and on this week's show we look at how we can stop this problem in Indiana.

February 26, 2014

The Age Of Social Media In The Political Landscape

Politicians are using social media more and its changing how we interact with our representatives and view campaigns.

February 20, 2014

How To Be Responsible With Your Tax Return

On this week's show we will discuss if getting a tax return is good or bad for your finances.

February 14, 2014

The Science Behind Love

For Valentine's Day we look at the psychology, anthropology and science behind love and dating.

February 7, 2014

How Snow Days Will Affect Learning In Classrooms

This week on Noon Edition we talk about how all of the snow days this winter are affecting learning and test preparation for students.

January 30, 2014

How Can Rural Communities In Indiana Stay Viable?

New research from Purdue defines what a rural community is, and this week on Noon Edition we will talk about the challenges facing small towns in Indiana.

January 23, 2014

A Discussion On The Same Sex Marriage Ban

The proposed ban on same sex marriage in Indiana was passed through committee this week and is heading to the House floor for a vote.

January 17, 2014

The General Assembly's Proposed Pre-K Bill Is Heavily Debated

The General Assembly is proposing a Pre-K voucher system, and this week we'll talk about what this program could look like.

January 10, 2014

How Can Online Degrees Be Successful?

Two IU online degree programs were ranked as the best by U.S. News and World Report, so this week we'll look at what makes a top notch online program.

January 3, 2014

Start The New Year With Noon Edition

This week we’ll be talking about New Year’s resolutions. Let us know if you plan to make a resolution and share what you think about the New Year’s tradition.

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