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This week on Indiana Newsdesk:

Passing down the family farm can be much more complicated than just using a simple will, so the need for having a succession plan is important. The state defines family farms as those in the same family for 100 years.

The Knox County high-tech crime unit has a new asset in its arsenal – Bogey, a former comfort dog that can sniff out electronics. The crime unit serves 13 counties in the state. 

And Martinsville is getting close to opening an opioid treatment facility that can treat 500 people at a time.

Those stories and the latest news headlines from across the state, Friday at 6 on Indiana Newsdesk.

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September 30, 2022

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Inheriting a farm, Martinsville recovery center, Bogey the crime dog | Indiana Newsdesk

Having a succession plan to pass down the family farm is important. A high-tech crime unit has a new asset in its arsenal – Bogey, a former comfort dog. And Martinsville is close to opening an opioid treatment facility.

September 30, 2022

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Knox County High Tech Unit K9 officer Bogey

Knox County High Tech Crime Unit's newest officer has fur and is feisty

Bogey's skills in the field will help with the identification and recovery of flash drives, cellular devices, and computers – all of which can be farmed for data.

September 29, 2022

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Passing the torch to the next generation of farmers

The process of planning a family farm's future can be a complicated process.

September 28, 2022

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New opioid treatment center in Martinsville opens in late October

The center expects to treat around 500 patients on a regular basis.

September 27, 2022

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Despite equity concerns, federal government approves Indiana electric vehicle charging plan

The alliance has argued that the state’s current proposed placement of EV chargers does not do enough to include racially and ethnically diverse communities.

September 27, 2022

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Housing crisis spurs Columbus town hall meeting

Skyrocketing rents and out-of-town investors have caused the community to speak out.

September 23, 2022

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Abortion ban blocked, extreme heat laws, special education funding | Indiana Newsdesk

A judge blocks Indiana’s abortion ban, high heat days are dangerous for farm workers, and Indiana is allotting $10 million to help pay for special education services. These stories and more on Indiana Newsdesk.

September 23, 2022

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Indiana program offers families of special needs students educational stipends

The program received support from school choice advocates, but some worry it could impact quality of education in public schools.

September 22, 2022

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Judge blocks Indiana abortion ban week after it took effect

The judge wrote “there is reasonable likelihood that this significant restriction of personal autonomy offends the liberty guarantees of the Indiana Constitution” and that the clinics will prevail in the lawsuit.

September 22, 2022

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IU Bloomington recognized as “Best of the Best LGBTQ+ Friendly Colleges and Universities”

The national nonprofit Campus Pride chose IUB last month as one of 40 colleges and universities to receive this recognition.

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September 16, 2022

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Without state, federal protections, extreme heat puts Indiana farm workers in danger

Not taking a break could mean risking your life. There are few laws to protect farm workers in extreme heat and though Proteus’ heat training is free, it isn’t mandatory.

September 13, 2022

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Every year, a persimmon seed is cut open, and the shape of the inside is meant to predict the type of winter Indiana will have, much like the weather-predicting groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pa.

Mitchell to celebrate its 75th annual Persimmon Festival

The weeklong festivities begin Saturday and run through Sept. 24, most festivities are free and open to the public.

September 9, 2022

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Small and mid-sized dealers hope car prices come down as sales decrease

Car prices reached all-time highs this summer. According to a report from automotive researchers, the average price of a new car passed $45,000 in June.

September 9, 2022

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High car prices, Neptune Springs, steep energy bills | Indiana Newsdesk

The price of cars hits an all-time high, workers discover a hidden pathway at West Baden Springs, and a study reveals risks taken to keep the lights on. All this and more on Indiana Newsdesk.

September 9, 2022

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Renovation project at West Baden Springs uncovers a piece of the hotel's history

Neptune Springs was one of four mineral springs on the West Baden Hotel property. People from around the country flocked to the area around the turn of the 20th century for its medicinal properties.

September 8, 2022

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An exhibition of 60 striking photographs documenting Fox facing his illness and death are on display in Maxwell Hall.

Iconic photographs of IU alumnus’ struggle with AIDS in the 1980s displayed in exhibit

The exhibit, "Wild Horse Running: The Courageous Journey of Tom Fox," is presented by IU's Kinsey Institute in conjunction with the IU Cook Center for Public Arts and Humanities.

September 8, 2022

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"Great Gatsby meets modern times" as Waldron Arts Center is getting a makeover

Constellation Stage and Screen was formed when Bloomington Playwright’s Project, Cardinal Stage and Pigasus Institute merged in July. At the same time, it signed a lease with a city to run the John Waldron Arts Center.

September 5, 2022

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Views on abortion can be hard to determine via polling, expert says

What little Indiana public polling about abortion there is available suggests a large majority of Hoosiers support at least some legal access to abortion – but exactly how much access is harder to gauge.

September 2, 2022

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IU students, pharmacists, and abortion providers speak out on SB-1

With SB-1 taking effect in just a few short weeks, constituents are speaking out.

September 2, 2022

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The fight for abortion rights, convention center talks, Biden condemns Trump | Indiana Newsdesk

Abortion providers challenge Indiana's new law, Terre Haute and Columbus forge ahead with convention centers, and President Biden condemns the MAGA wing of the Republican Party.

September 2, 2022

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Staffing Crisis at the Vanderburgh County Jail

The problem is that the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s office is in a staffing crisis. Chronically they don’t have enough confinement officers.

September 2, 2022

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Alliance to Buttigieg: Reject Indiana's inequitable electric vehicle plan

The alliance wants INDOT to create an equity advisory board for the EV plan and commit to hiring and training a diverse workforce for the EV projects.

August 26, 2022

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QB position is one of IU's biggest questions heading into season opener

Injuries decimated the Hoosiers on both sides of the ball last season, but nowhere more than at quarterback, where five different players took snaps.

August 26, 2022

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Inflation Reduction Act doesn't do enough for many who rely on insulin

The $750 billion economic package creates a $35 insulin co-pay cap for people on Medicare. President Joe Biden has touted the package as a big win for Americans, but many Hoosiers who rely on insulin were disappointed by the final product.

August 26, 2022

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Loan forgiveness, insulin prices, war in Ukraine | Indiana Newsdesk

Federal student loan forgiveness rolls out, insulin prices remain high despite government action, and an expert discusses the Russian politics behind the war in Ukraine. These stories and more in Indiana Newsdesk.

August 24, 2022

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What will President Biden's student debt relief plan mean for Hoosiers?

Indiana ranks above the national average for student loan debt at $32,874 per borrower, and, according to the U.S. News and World Report, IU Bloomington graduates can expect to borrow an average $19,500 in federal loans.

August 23, 2022

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Alcohol and 90 MPH speed behind fatal ISU crash

The five students were returning from a house party in Bloomington where they had all been drinking. The victims were all entering their freshman or sophomore years.

August 19, 2022

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Wabash Valley Friendship Clubhouse moving to bigger location

The Vincennes chapter started with 12 members a day and are now up to 18, and the small house sometimes has 30 or so people inside during special events.

August 19, 2022

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USDA awards $2.7M to help farmers make cleaner streams for endangered hellbender salamanders

The hellbender is the largest salamander in the U.S., known for the wrinkly skin on its sides. Because it gets oxygen to breathe directly from the water, it’s very sensitive to pollution like runoff from farm fields.

August 19, 2022

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Convention center, national guard recruitment, Friendship Clubhouse | Indiana Newsdesk

Bloomington leaders clash with county commissioners over convention center plans, the Indiana National Guard struggles with recruitment, and the Vincennes Friendship Clubhouse works to improve the lives of people with mental illness.

August 19, 2022

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Indiana commander says limited contact, competitive market hurting recruiting

U.S. Army officials reported that its force will total 466,000, about 10,000 short of expectations. 

August 18, 2022

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Monroe convention expansion at stalemate while Terre Haute, Columbus find momentum

Monroe County and Bloomington leaders have been struggling to expand their convention center, while two other cities are just getting into the business.

August 18, 2022

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Bloomington council grants Bethel AME Church local historic status

The 64-person congregation raised $35,000 and moved to its current location at 302 N. Rogers Street location in 1922.

August 12, 2022

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Their father Kostyantyn was a professor at multiple universities, and their mother Olesia owns and operates a Montessori school in Kyiv.

West Lafayette Ukrainian family seeks visa extension, tells story of survival

A West Lafayette resident has taken in her family from Ukraine amidst the invasion of their home country. The family tells their story of survival.

August 12, 2022

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IU President Pamela Whitten speaks at Bloomington Women in Leadership Event at Henke Hall.

Whitten anniversary, OBGYN doctor on abortion ban, Walorski funeral | Indiana Newsdesk

A look at IU president Pamela Whitten’s first year in office. An Ukrainian family that relocated to West Lafayette is trying to attain status to stay in the U.S. And we talk to an OBGYN doctor about the impact of Indiana’s abortion law.

August 12, 2022

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President Whitten's first year: Focus on students, discontent over union

Indiana University President Pamela Whitten has impressed some people with her energy and her focus on students. But there’s been no honeymoon.

August 11, 2022

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Rep. Jackie Walorski remembered for her faith, conviction at funeral service

Walorski had represented Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District since 2013. She and three others died in an Elkhart County car crash last week.

August 6, 2022

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Indiana's near-total abortion ban is now law, takes effect Sept. 15

Indiana Republican lawmakers voted Friday to force thousands more people to give birth every year in a state with some of the worst maternal and infant mortality rates in the country.

August 5, 2022

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Walorski death, Bloomington character, Migrant worker children | Indiana Newsdesk

Some are worried Bloomington is losing its character with all the downtown construction. A new head start program in Vincennes is designed for children of seasonal migrant workers. And we look back at the career of U.S. representative Jackie Walorski.

August 5, 2022

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East Coast Migrant Head Start Project in Vincennes

Head Start program supports children of migrant Indiana workers

Every summer, thousands of migrant and seasonal workers flock to southwestern Indiana to help in the harvest of melons and other specialty produce. And while their loved ones are working, the children also need to be tended to.

August 5, 2022

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City Limits: New developments have some concerned about Bloomington's character

According to the 2020 Bloomington Housing Study, the city will have to build more than 2,500 units by 2030 to keep up the roughly 1 percent annual growth.

August 3, 2022

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U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, three others killed in Elkhart County car accident

Police said Walorski's SUV traveled left of the center lane and collided head-on with another vehicle, killing Walorski, 58, and three others.

August 2, 2022

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IU to hike minimum stipends, waive mandatory fees for grad workers

The university will increase minimum stipends for graduate students to $22,000 and will also cover the $1,435 those students pay in mandatory fees along with course-specific fees. 

July 29, 2022

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Businesses can't afford electric vehicle chargers – that could threaten Indiana EV adoption

A coalition of gas stations and other retailers said we won’t have enough fast chargers to make the transition to EVs without the help of private businesses — and right now many can’t afford fast-chargers.

July 29, 2022

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Abortion legislation, teacher shortage, monkeypox | Indiana Newsdesk

The general assembly debates new abortion restrictions, Indiana schools lack teachers as school year approaches, and monkeypox is on the rise. These stories and more on Indiana Newsdesk.

July 29, 2022

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Monkeypox vaccine

As monkeypox spreads, is Indiana prepared for an outbreak?

Nobody in the U.S. has died from monkeypox, but officials say preparing the state’s health infrastructure will be key to keeping it that way.

July 26, 2022

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Indiana faces school staff shortage

This level of openings isn’t normal, but the rapid growth of vacancies is even more surprising.

July 25, 2022

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Vice President Kamala Harris discusses abortion access with Indiana Democratic lawmakers

Kamala Harris said the proposed ban will take away essential rights from pregnant people.

July 25, 2022

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Anti-abortion activists meet at Indiana statehouse, push for further restrictions on bill

Anti-abortion activists met at the Indiana statehouse to celebrate the new bill that would ban abortions in most cases.

July 22, 2022

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Special session, Mid-States Corridor, Beanblossom Preserve | Indiana Newsdesk

Lawmakers prepare for a special session on abortion, residents worry about the impact of the Mid-States Corridor, and a Purdue study finds rarespecies found at the Beanblossom Bottoms nature preserve.

July 22, 2022

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Potentially years of study left for the Mid-States Corridor, residents worry about the impacts on their businesses and land

Early in 2023, the Federal Highway Administration will review the Environmental Impact Study and public comments to decide how to continue.

July 22, 2022

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Indiana lawmakers begin work in special session on Monday

Lawmakers have through Aug. 14 to complete their work. That's because Indiana special sessions are limited to 40 days.

July 22, 2022

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High gas prices are driving some 'Van Lifers' to rethink plans

Kristin Holden has spent three years traveling the country in her 2019 Ford camper van. But with gas prices up, she’s had to hit the brakes a bit.

July 22, 2022

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"BioBlitz" finds new inhabitants at Beanblossom preserve

The biodiversity survey revealed endangered Kirtland's snakes and an iris not previously seen at the preserve. It also added to data on species scientists know little about, from fungi to fireflies.

July 15, 2022

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Combating fentanyl overdoses, Yellow groove bamboo, COVID update | Indiana Newsdesk

Combating overdoses driven by the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Yellow groove bamboo is labeled an invasive species by Bloomington, leaving residents facing fines. And a popular Bloomington breakfast eatery will soon be demolished.

July 15, 2022

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Evansville harm reduction group struggles to expand services despite record overdoses

The city, like the rest of the state, has been ravaged by fentanyl in recent years.

July 15, 2022

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Expert says anticipate increased COVID-19 cases, reinfections in fall

After averaging fewer than 250 new cases per day in March, June’s average climbed to 1,332.0 cases per day.

July 14, 2022

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When asked to host the Cat Video Festival, Buskirk-Chumley Theater didn't pause

Buskirk-Chumley Theater will be hosting the Cat Video Festival this Saturday, July 16.

July 14, 2022

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Yellow groove bamboo a growing problem in Bloomington

Since being named an invasive species by the city in 2020, residents are left with the burden of having to remove bamboo from their property or face fines.

July 13, 2022

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Many Hoosiers have a second fridge — but it's not the best for your wallet or the environment

Instead of a second fridge, consider buying a larger main fridge, an energy-efficient mini fridge, or — for hunters — a chest freezer.

July 8, 2022

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Indiana caves

Caves throughout south-central Indiana show limestone in a different light

Cave tours can show limestone – an important regional export – in a different light.

July 8, 2022

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Right to Life proposes abortion law, Vintage clothes make come-back | Indiana Newsdesk

Democrats are decrying the delay of a special session so the GOP could craft abortion legislation. Why the second-hand apparel market has been taking off. And we tour cave systems to shed new light on a prized export.

July 8, 2022

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Secondhand clothing saw a boom during the pandemic, local businesses and designers noticed

A 2022 thredUP report says North America has the fastest growing secondhand apparel market.

July 6, 2022

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Indiana Democrats criticize Republicans for delaying inflation relief

Democrats have been calling for a suspension of Indiana gas taxes for months. They are also pushing for the proposed $225 inflation relief checks to go to all Hoosiers, not just those who filed income tax returns last year.

July 4, 2022

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Law bars public from interacting with big cats

The regulation is meant to outlaw roadside zoos and big cat breeding operations where tiger cubs are routinely discarded once they’re too large to interact with visitors.

July 1, 2022

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Abortion reaction, Permitless carry, Preserving Ukrainian culture | Indiana Newsdesk

State lawmakers will decide the future of abortion in Indiana when they convene later this month. A new law allows Hoosiers to carry a handgun without a permit. And Hoosiers working to help preserve Ukrainian culture.

July 1, 2022

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Black Opry Revue: 'bringing new stories' to country music

Collective of Black country artists tour to share diversity that exists within stereotypically white genre.

July 1, 2022

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Gun reform advocates wonder if permitless carry closes the door for future compromise

Starting July 1, Hoosiers 18 and older can carry a handgun without a permit, except those with a felony conviction, who face a restraining order or have a dangerous mental illness.

June 27, 2022

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Two sides of abortion battle face off at Indiana Statehouse

Hoosiers on both sides of the abortion fight collided at the Indiana capital Saturday.

June 25, 2022

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Indiana schools working to protect kids from gun violence, sometimes arming teachers

Indiana schools have increased security efforts in the last decade but some school officials feel there’s only so much they can do to protect kids in classrooms.

June 25, 2022

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Indiana likely to cut abortion access, Gun legislation, Hops for crops | Indiana Newsdesk

The first major federal gun legislation in 2 decades is advancing. A new variety of hops found in Monroe County could open up the door to other growing regions. And Terre Haute broke ground on a new casino.

June 24, 2022

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Indiana likely to cut off abortion access in special session after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

Indiana appears poised to force thousands of people to give birth each year in a state that ranks among the worst for infant and maternal mortality.

June 24, 2022

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Monroe County hops

Could this Monroe County farm open the door for growing hops in Indiana?

The group says the idea is, if their hop variety has thrived in Indiana for 100 years, it could be combined with other hops to expand the footprint where the crop can be grown.

June 23, 2022

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Butler Winery founder: wine bottle costs up 35% since start of 2022

Butler Winery is experiencing is struggling to get certain bottles for their wines, and they're paying more for them.

June 21, 2022

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Terre Haute breaks ground on construction of new casino

The $240 million investment will include 1,000 slots, 50 table games, 125 luxury hotel rooms, five restaurants and bars and TwinSpires sports betting according to the Churchill Downs Incorporated website.

June 17, 2022

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'Anti-Fascist Coffee Club' launches, IU students affected by visa rules | Indiana Newsdesk

Coffee connoisseurs in Indianapolis are raising money to support the city’s Jewish community with an “Anti-Fascist Coffee Club.” Two IU students among thousands who face aging out of their parents' work visas.

June 17, 2022

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No clear path to citizenship for kids dependent on parents' long-term work visa

The US issues thousands of work visas each year. Some visa holders come and work long term, and bring their children. But for those children, who have spent most of their lives and been educated in the US, no clear path to citizenship exists. 

June 16, 2022

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IU colleagues collaborate on Ukrainian cultural preservation

A collaboration to help ethnomusicologists, folklorists and others to safeguard Ukrainian culture research.

June 15, 2022

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Indy Coffee Guide starts 'Anti-Fascist Coffee Club' after Schooner Creek announcement

A portion of proceeds will go to the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana. Scott Soltys-Curry, who runs Indy Coffee Guide, said he will be partnering with Creative Mornings/Indianapolis to send a separate matching donation to the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council.

June 10, 2022

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Clear Creek flooding, Wastewater COVID testing, David Baker Ave. | Indiana Newsdesk

Residents along Clear Creek are concerned about flooding. A look at how officials test water for COVID at two treatment plants. And we talk with an expert about the January 6th commission hearings.

June 10, 2022

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One year later: Clear Creek residents worry about future flooding

Residents along Clear Creek are worried the combination of climate change and development in Bloomington is making flash flooding more frequent – and powerful – than it has been.

June 9, 2022

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Bloomington still testing wastewater for COVID, just not as often

The data, for now, can’t be used solely to guide the city’s COVID policy, but it does help to inform when used in conjunction with hospitalizations.

June 7, 2022

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Jordan extension renamed David Baker Avenue 

The IU Board of Trustees in February approved the renaming of the university-owned portion of Jordan Avenue between 17th street and North Fee Lane, which is commonly known as the Jordan Avenue extension. 

June 7, 2022

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Habitat for Humanity faces rise in construction costs impacting families in need 

A rise in costs is straining efforts by Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County to build affordable housing for families in need.

June 7, 2022

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Indiana dedicates $25 million to acquiring land for conservation areas

Officials with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources said that’s the most state money Indiana has ever put toward conservation at one time.

June 3, 2022

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Foster care struggles, MCCSC referendum, Talking to kids about shootings | Indiana Newsdesk

Many foster care people struggle to make the transition to living on their own. What ever happened to the Crosstown Shopping Center development? And the best way to talk to children about recent school shootings.

June 3, 2022

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One foster care family on what it's like aging out during the pandemic

Roughly 20,000 children age out of foster care annually in the U.S., including upwards of 300 kids transitioning out in Indiana. One foster family shares their experience during the pandemic.

June 2, 2022

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City Limits: MCCSC looking to generate $15.5 million in largest local referendum yet

MCCSC estimates the average homeowner with a net assessed value of about $135,000 will pay about $127 in additional taxes each year. 

May 31, 2022

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Can we address climate change without addressing consumerism?

Is it possible to address climate change without also addressing consumerism? A listener in Muncie wanted to know.

May 31, 2022

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'The same people are going to be struggling': abortion advocates plan for future after Roe

Even before the Supreme Court draft leaked in May, 110 Republican legislators sent a letter to fellow Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb, asking him to call the General Assembly into a special session if Roe were to be overturned.

May 30, 2022

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Heroin, opioids

Indiana overdose deaths reach record high for second consecutive year

Fentanyl continues to devastate communities across Indiana.

May 27, 2022

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Democrats call for gun reform, Concerns about reproductive rights, Healthcare costs | Indiana Newsdesk

A mass shooting in Texas has Democrats calling for gun reform. Abortion advocates are concerned about reproductive rights in Indiana. And a new study on healthcare costs shows Indiana is one of the most expensive states.

May 27, 2022

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'Make money off of anything': Debate continues over who (and what) is responsible for Indiana's healthcare costs

Preliminary data from a non-partisan study reveals a troubling, but familiar, trend in Indiana healthcare—it’s among the most expensive in the country.

May 26, 2022

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Twenty-seven percent of Hoosiers under 18 have experienced at least two adverse childhood experiences (ACE) compared to 22.6 percent of the U.S. child population.

Kinsey Institute launches healthy relationships initiative in rural areas

More than 47 percent of Hoosier youth have experienced at least one adverse childhood experiences (ACE) in their lives.

May 26, 2022

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Indiana senators comment on Texas school shooting

Neither senator commented on H.R 1446 or H.R. 8, two background check bills that were read by the Senate for the second time Wednesday. 

May 26, 2022

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Advocates for transgender girls organized several protests at the Statehouse. House Bill 1041 easily passed both the House and Senate.

Holcomb says he didn't try to stop veto override vote, calls the effort 'fruitless'

Gov. Eric Holcomb said Tuesday’s vote to overturn his veto of a ban on transgender girls from girls school sports doesn’t solve a real problem in Indiana.

May 26, 2022

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The Crosstown Shopping Center redevelopment is on hold. What happened?

COVID disrupted Indiana University's plan for redeveloping the property, according to an IU spokesperson.

May 20, 2022

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Nashville's busy streets on an April Tuesday afternoon.

French Lick building homes, Nashville struggling to fund infrastructure, Griffy Lake | Indiana Newsdesk

French Lick Resort is building new homes in Orange County. Tourism is booming in Brown County, but Nashville can’t rely on the revenue generated from it. And, more on the new Griffy Lake Nature Preserve amenities.

May 20, 2022

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Brown County Playhouse has new seats, lighting and sound systems, and more.

Nashville can't rely on its tourism industry to fund infrastructure needs

Nashville’s tourism industry has expanded over the years, but officials can’t count on it to fund the town’s needs.

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