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Sara Wittmeyer

News Bureau Chief

Sara Wittmeyer is the News Bureau Chief for WFIU and WTIU. Sara has more than a decade of experience as a news reporter and previously served with KBIA at the University of Missouri, WNKU at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY, and at WCPO News in Cincinnati.

Recent Posts by Sara Wittmeyer

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June 20, 2019

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Update: Lake Monroe More Than 13 Feet Above Normal

Update: Lake Monroe More Than 13 Feet Above Normal

The Army Corps of Engineers has shutdown discharge from the dam at Lake Monroe because of flooding downstream.

June 3, 2019

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Lauren Spierer's Mom 8 Years Later: "We Will Never Give Up"

Lauren Spierer's Mom 8 Years Later: "We Will Never Give Up"

Today is the 8th anniversary of Lauren Spierer’s disappearance. The 20-year-old Indiana University student went missing on June 3, 2011 after a night out partying with friends.

May 27, 2019

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Man Drowns At Lake Monroe

Man Drowns At Lake Monroe

Officers responded to Allen's Creek Sunday afternoon for a report of a man who went under the water and never resurfaced.

May 24, 2019

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Woman Charged With Killing Bicyclist In Court Today

Woman Charged With Killing Bicyclist In Court Today

The accident on May 13 killed 41-year-old Michael Brooks. Alicia Hacker faces preliminary charges of leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in a fatality, a Level 5 felony.

May 22, 2019

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State Police Report 2,530 School Bus Stop Arm Violations In One Day

State Police Report 2,530 School Bus Stop Arm Violations In One Day

Lawmakers approved legislation this session that creates harsher penalties for drivers who pass a bus when it has its stop arm extended.

May 17, 2019

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I.M. Pei, Architect Of IU Art Museum Dies At 102

I.M. Pei, Architect Of IU Art Museum Dies At 102

Pei completed the iconic angular art museum for IU in 1982. He also designed the Cleo Rogers Memorial Library in downtown Columbus, Indiana.

April 28, 2019

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Hoosiers Reflect On Life, Legacy Of Former US Senator Lugar

Hoosiers Reflect On Life, Legacy Of Former US Senator Lugar

As Indiana’s longest serving senator, Richard Lugar is best known for his work on foreign policy.

April 19, 2019

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Judge Rules State's Plan To Stop Bloomington Annexation Is Unconstitutional

Judge Rules State's Plan To Stop Bloomington Annexation Is Unconstitutional

In his decision Thursday Judge Frank Nardi wrote that the legislation violated the state constitution’s single subject clause because it was included in the budget bill. Nardi also said it was unconstitutional because Bloomington’s annexation attempt specifically was singled out.

April 3, 2019

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Indiana University Mumps Outbreak Grows To 6 Students

Indiana University Mumps Outbreak Grows To 6 Students

IU spokesperson Chuck Carney says the additional cases were confirmed late last week and into the weekend.

March 26, 2019

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Newspaper Report: Allegations Of Sexual Harassment By Mayoral Candidate Amanda Barge

Newspaper Report: Allegations Of Sexual Harassment By Mayoral Candidate Amanda Barge

In an article published Tuesday by the Indiana Daily Student, a former county contractor claims he was sexually harassed by Monroe County Commissioner and Bloomington mayoral candidate Amanda Barge.

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