Give Now

Noon Edition


Angelo Bautista

Angelo Bautista is the producer for WFIU's Noon Edition and also contributes reporting. He is a student in the IU Media School and specializes in Audio Journalism and Media Advertising. He is also a producer for American Student Radio.

Recent posts by Angelo

February 18, 2018


Currently SNAP recipients receive money loaded onto an EBT card which they can use to buy food items that fall under USDA guidelines.

Trump Administration Wants To Reduce And Replace SNAP Benefits

The proposal seeks to give a majority of SNAP recipients half of their benefits in a home-delivered food package.

February 9, 2018


Big retailers such as Macy's, Kmart, and Sears have plans to close even more stores in 2018.

Are We Really In The Middle Of A Retail Apocalypse?

2017 was one of the most brutal years for the retail industry with record-setting bankruptcies and store closings of roughly 8,000 stores over various chains.

February 2, 2018


29 states and Washington D.C. currently have some form of legalized medical marijuana.

Indiana Legislators Vote To Study Medical Marijuana

Indiana House lawmakers unanimously passed a resolution pushing for a state legislative committee to study medical marijuana.

January 26, 2018


The bill would not go into effect until 2023.

Potential Impact Of A Bill That Would Eliminate 300 Ind. Townships

House Bill 1005 would mandate townships of with populations less than 1,200 to merge with other townships over the next five years.

January 19, 2018


23AndMe has collected DNA from more than 2 million people since its founding in 2006.

The Rising Popularity Of At-Home DNA Testing

At-home DNA tests have grown in popularity, especially over the holiday season. On this episode, we dig into the race, health, and privacy issues of DNA tests.

January 12, 2018


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking in Chicago, 1968.

50 Years Later: Looking Back To 1968 And The Civil Rights Era

Many historians consider the year 1968 to be one of the most consequential years in American history. 50 years later, we reflect on the year's events.

January 5, 2018


Currently, 29 states and D.C. have higher minimum wages than the federal level.

Minimum Wage In Indiana: Could Lawmakers Approve An Increase?

Indiana minimum wage has been $7.25 since the last federal increase in 2009. On this Noon Edition, we discuss the possibility of an increase for Hoosiers.

December 29, 2017


The Times Square Ball welcoming in the new year.

2017 In Review

On this episode, we look back at the stories that made headlines in 2017 — from the opioid crisis to the debate over cold beer.

December 22, 2017


The repeal reversed the FCC's 2015 decision to have more oversight on broadband companies.

What Changes In Internet Regulations Will Mean For Internet Users

The FCC voted to scrap rules on net neutrality. This week, we revisit an episode on internet regulations and what would happen without net neutrality.

December 15, 2017


The proposed expansion would cost over $70 million with the food and beverage tax funding half of the cost.

What’s Next For The Monroe County Convention Center

The Monroe County Council passed a food and beverage tax to fund a long-planned expansion for the county convention center.

Next Page »

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Noon Edition:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Noon Edition

Search Noon Edition

Noon Edition is on Twitter