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Emma Atkinson

Reporter, News

Emma Atkinson is a reporter for WTIU and WFIU News and the anchor of regional newscasts for All Things Considered. She's originally from Champaign, Ill. and graduated from IU with a Bachelor's degree in journalism in 2019. Emma has previously worked as a reporter in Kampala, Uganda and Ketchikan, Alaska.

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July 2, 2019

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Monroe Co. Fourth Of July Festivities

Monroe Co. Fourth Of July Festivities

Independence Day celebrations in Monroe County kick off July 3.

June 25, 2019

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Army Corps Official: Monroe Lake Spillway Likely Won't Flood

Army Corps Official: Monroe Lake Spillway Likely Won't Flood

As of Tuesday afternoon, the lake is nearly 14-and-a-half feet above its normal level.

June 17, 2019

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MCCSC Sent $300K In Unpaid Textbook Fees To Debt Collector In 2018

MCCSC Sent $300K In Unpaid Textbook Fees To Debt Collector In 2018

The Monroe County Community School Corporation sent about $100,000 more in unpaid textbook fees to a debt collection agency last year compared to 2017.

June 14, 2019

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IU Pulls Fair Oaks Milk Products From Shelves Following Video, Arrest

IU Pulls Fair Oaks Milk Products From Shelves Following Video, Arrest

IU spokesman Chuck Carney says IU’s Residential Programs and Services has removed Fair Oaks Farms’ Fairlife milk products from shelves.

June 11, 2019

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MCCSC's Plan To Fix Lunch Debt Remains The Same

MCCSC's Plan To Fix Lunch Debt Remains The Same

MCCSC officials emphasize two aspects of their program: asking for donations to the Food Assistance Fund and continuing to notify families whose students have incurred lunch debts.

June 10, 2019

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Excel Center To Open In Bloomington Amid Local Pushback

Excel Center To Open In Bloomington Amid Local Pushback

Monroe County Community School Corp. School Board member Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer says she worries about Broadview Learning Center losing enrollment.

June 6, 2019

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Indiana Outspends Most Other States In Higher Education Funding

Indiana Outspends Most Other States In Higher Education Funding

After the Great Recession, many states started giving less money to higher ed. In Arizona, for example, the state now spends about half of what it did in 2008. But that’s not the case in Indiana.

June 5, 2019

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IU Trustees Hear Tuition And Fee Increase Recommendations

IU Trustees Hear Tuition And Fee Increase Recommendations

The Indiana University Board of Trustees is recommending a 2.5 percent yearly increase for IU tuition and mandatory fees until 2021.

May 30, 2019

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Teacher Pay Commission Chairman: Recommendations Won't Be 'One Size Fits All'

Teacher Pay Commission Chairman: Recommendations Won't Be 'One Size Fits All'

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the formation of the commission in this year’s State of the State as part of his plan to address teacher salaries. Indiana teachers, on average, earn anywhere from two to ten thousand dollars less than teachers in neighboring states.

May 24, 2019

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Sen. Braun Tours Seven Oaks Classical School, Talks Skills Gap

Sen. Braun Tours Seven Oaks Classical School, Talks Skills Gap

Braun is a co-sponsor of the Pell Grant Flexibility Act, which would allow students to use the money to pay for skills-based and technical education programs instead of just two- and four-year colleges.

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