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Joe Hren

On-Air Operations Manager, News

Anchor, Indiana Newsdesk - WTIU, WFIU News. Follow him on Twitter @Joe_Hren

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July 1, 2019

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Vigo Co. Voters To Decide On Casino In November

Vigo Co. Voters To Decide On Casino In November

Vigo County voters will decide in November whether to allow a casino to open in Terre Haute.

June 28, 2019

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Watch 'Indiana Newsdesk:' Civil Forfeiture Laws, Hoosier State Line

Watch 'Indiana Newsdesk:' Civil Forfeiture Laws, Hoosier State Line

The latest in a case challenging the state’s controversial civil forfeiture laws. The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is clarifying its decision to fire a married gay teacher. And we take one last trip on the Hoosier State Line.

June 26, 2019

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Columbus Substance Abuse Treatment Center Opens July 1

Columbus Substance Abuse Treatment Center Opens July 1

The new center could serve more than a hundred patients from ten Indiana counties in its first year.

June 26, 2019

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Ask The Mayor: Kokomo's Goodnight On Conference Center Developer, New Garage

Ask The Mayor: Kokomo's Goodnight On Conference Center Developer, New Garage

The new conference center is a few months behind schedule due to a new developer and the city is paying cash to build a new downtown parking garage and retail space.

June 21, 2019

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Watch 'Indiana Newsdesk:' Severe Weather, PCB Cleanup

Watch 'Indiana Newsdesk:' Severe Weather, PCB Cleanup

We look at how Hoosiers across the state are weathering the storm. Rural communities are struggling with dwindling populations and declining revenues. And Bloomington's PCB cleanup.

June 19, 2019

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Ask The Mayor: Bloomington's Hamilton On Evening Ambassador, Farmers Market

Ask The Mayor: Bloomington's Hamilton On Evening Ambassador, Farmers Market

Hamilton says he expects a new memorandum of understanding between the city and county over the expansion of the convention center any day.

June 18, 2019

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Weather Officials Report Rushville Tornado During Saturday's Outbreak

Weather Officials Report Rushville Tornado During Saturday's Outbreak

New preliminary reports indicate an EF-2 tornado touched down in Rush County Saturday night.

June 18, 2019

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Brown Co. State Park, Lodge Remains Closed Through Thursday

Brown Co. State Park, Lodge Remains Closed Through Thursday

The park and Abe Martin Lodge closed Monday afternoon due to lack of usable water caused by heavy rainfall.

June 17, 2019

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Reports Indicate 9 Tornadoes Saturday, Monroe Co. Disaster Emergency Declared

Reports Indicate 9 Tornadoes Saturday, Monroe Co. Disaster Emergency Declared

National Weather Service officials are indicating at least nine tornadoes touched down during Saturday’s severe weather outbreak in a preliminary report.

June 15, 2019

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Emergency Officials After Tornado Outbreak, 'Stay Home Tonight'

Emergency Officials After Tornado Outbreak, 'Stay Home Tonight'

Emergency crews are dealing with downed power lines, tree branches, and debris after Saturday's severe weather.

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