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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

September 1, 2017

 

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New ISP Task Force Aims To Arrest One Drug Dealer A Day

Police say it’s about creating a safe, drug free state. But advocates worry that it’s harkening back to the failed war on drugs of the 1970s.

August 30, 2017

 

Spending the night at a downtown hotel on the night of the IU vs. OSU game will cost up to $500.

Is It Price Gouging To Increase Hotel Prices For Major Events?

This week's IU game against OSU means a night at a downtown hotel is going for up to $500. An expert says it's not price gouging, just supply and demand.

August 30, 2017

 

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INDOT Hosting Public Meetings For I-69 Sec. 6 ‘Refinements’

INDOT is hosting three public meetings in mid-September to show new refinements to the Section 6 plan.

August 25, 2017

 

The Utilities District of Western Indiana Rural Electric Member Cooperative serves several counties in south-west Indiana.

Audit: UDWI Needs Whistleblower Policy, Financial Oversight

An audit in response to concerns about money mismanagement at the Utilities District of Western Indiana shows areas where the electric co-op needs to improve.

July 24, 2017

 

The Utilities District of Western Indiana Rural Electric Member Cooperative serves several counties in south-west Indiana.

UDWI REMC Will Not Release Results Of Independent Audit

The utilities board commissioned the audit because of claims of money mismanagement. The audit is in, but the board is not releasing the findings to members.

July 20, 2017

 

The Utilities District of Western Indiana Rural Electric Member Cooperative serves several counties in south-west Indiana.

In The Midst Of An FBI Investigation UDWI Hires Interim Leader

The UDWI rural electric co-op has named an interim CEO that has 42 years experience managing REMCs.

July 19, 2017

 

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Critics Oppose Indiana’s Proposed Medicaid Work Requirement

The state submitted its proposal May 25 to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services before receiving public comment in Indiana on the measure

July 19, 2017

 

Police say the man in this photo and composite sketch is a white male weighing 180 to 220 pounds, with reddish-brown hair and unknown eye color. Police are asking the public to focus on the person's facial features as the depiction of the hat may be inaccurate.

Sketch Of 2 Teens’ Suspected Killer Draws Surge Of Tips

Indiana State Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a person suspected of murdering two teen girls in Delphi in February.

June 30, 2017

 

Brian Sparks has served as the UDWI CEO for about the last decade.

Amid Controversy, UDWI CEO Brian Sparks Fired

There have been claims of fraud and money mismanagement during Sparks' tenure.

May 31, 2017

 

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Eagle Pointe Golf Course Closed Because Of Tax Issues

Officials closed the Eagle Pointe Golf Course, the restaurant, club house and bar on Tuesday.

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