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Brock Turner

Rural Affairs Reporter

Brock E.W. Turner is a reporter for Indiana Public Media. Before Bloomington, Brock served as an editor and investigative reporter for The DePauw. In May 2017, he graduated from DePauw University with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and English (Writing).

Recent Posts by Brock Turner

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May 17, 2019

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Limited Road Funding Puts Local Governments In Bind With Farmers

Limited Road Funding Puts Local Governments In Bind With Farmers

Scheller says while his equipment has gotten wider and larger, the roads haven’t changed.

May 16, 2019

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Carrie Milner Chosen As Interim Eastern Greene Superintendent

Carrie Milner Chosen As Interim Eastern Greene Superintendent

The board says Carrie Milner will hold the position until they find a permanent replacement.

May 14, 2019

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State, Local Communities Hope To Turn Workforce Population Declines

State, Local Communities Hope To Turn Workforce Population Declines

Blackford County in northern Indiana is set to be the hardest hit—the study estimates they could lose nearly 40% of their workforce population.

May 13, 2019

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Lack Of Attorneys Lead To Service Disparities In Rural Indiana

Lack Of Attorneys Lead To Service Disparities In Rural Indiana

There are 154 residents for every attorney in Marion county. In rural counties, that number can climb to well over 1,000 residents for every attorney.

May 7, 2019

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Smith, Moore Win Primaries To Set-Up November Battle For Kokomo Mayor

Smith, Moore Win Primaries To Set-Up November Battle For Kokomo Mayor

The stage appears to be set for November’s general election race for Kokomo mayor.

May 6, 2019

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USDA Mulls Indiana Relocation Bid Amid Scrutiny From Outside Groups, Researchers

USDA Mulls Indiana Relocation Bid Amid Scrutiny From Outside Groups, Researchers

The United States Department of Agriculture could soon be funneling resources and employees to Indiana, but policy groups and researchers say there's an ulterior motivation.

May 2, 2019

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Study: Nearly Nine In Ten Farmers Say Fear Of Losing Farm Impacts Mental Health

Study: Nearly Nine In Ten Farmers Say Fear Of Losing Farm Impacts Mental Health

The study also reveals that three in four rural adults say it is important to reduce the stigma about mental health in the agriculture community.

April 26, 2019

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Mixed Bag For Monroe County School Districts Following Funding Formula Tweaks

Mixed Bag For Monroe County School Districts Following Funding Formula Tweaks

Indiana legislators passed a two-year budget this week that increases tuition support across the state by $539 million. But that money won’t go to all schools.

April 24, 2019

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Indiana's Obesity Rate Is Rising: Rural Areas, Minorities Especially Vulnerable

Indiana's Obesity Rate Is Rising: Rural Areas, Minorities Especially Vulnerable

Around 100 professionals performing a range of functions in government, the private sector, and higher education research discussed how to combat a growing problem in the Hoosier state and the nation.

April 23, 2019

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Fair Oaks Farm Issues Video In Wake Of Undercover Recordings

Fair Oaks Farm Issues Video In Wake Of Undercover Recordings

Owners say some employees took undercover videos of the agritourism destination.

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