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A new lawsuit in federal court seeks to strike down almost all of the state’s abortion-specific regulations. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

New Lawsuit Seeks To Strike Down Nearly All Indiana Abortion-Specific Regulations

A lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday seeks to strike down almost all of Indiana’s abortion-specific regulations.

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Arts and Culture

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New Women's Network Solidifying Fort Wayne's Community Connections

Greater Fort WAyne has launched a new Network in the community, specifically designed to connect, inspire and empower women.

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State News

Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush says a recent independent report on the Department of Child Services underscores the need for a wholesale approach to improving child welfare. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Children's Commission Discusses DCS Report, Emphasizes Prevention

Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush says a recent independent report on the Department of Child Services underscores the need for a wholesale approach to improving child welfare. The Commission on Improving the Status of Children discussed the report at its meeting Wednesday. Much of the discussion centered around the need for preventative services to help the overburdened DCS system. Chief Justice Loretta Rush says there are ways for courts to get involved in prevention – halting, she says, a...

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Behind The Mic

Andy Laverghetta

WBOI Jazz Host Unwinds For The Weekend With Friday Vibe

To volunteer show host, Bill Forsythe , unwinding for the weekend means serving up a freeform mix of jazz-driven music, which he does, every other Friday night, on WBOI's "Friday Vibe."

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The video board at Evansville's Ford Center shows Indiana Republican Party Chair Kyle Hupfer as he speaks to his party's convention. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Indiana Republicans approved a party platform at their convention Saturday that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

George Petropoulos

Fort Wayne native, Doug Strahm, is a gay singer songwriter who shares his own message of self-acceptance through his music to help others learn that they are not alone on their journey.

The state is handing down a series of corrective action requirements for a career center school in Bedford after a local school superintendent called for an audit earlier this year.

Warhol Exhibit To Open In Michigan City Arts Center

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Barb Anguiano

Michigan City’s Lubeznik Center for the Arts will feature works by  Pop-artist Andy Warhol starting Saturday.

City of Fort Wayne

  Fort Wayne City Utilities has unveiled a five-year plan to replace 70 miles of water main in areas that have seen frequent water main breaks -- and that could come at a cost for residents.

The department cites nearly 150 main breaks throughout five months in 2018 alone, and they chalk that up to the city’s aging water infrastructure. They created a five-year plan to address pipes “most likely to fail” and repair them incrementally.

A key lawmaker at the Indiana statehouse is urging other legislative leaders to focus more on school safety and is asking for an annual study committee on the issue.

Danielle Doepke

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If you're searching for a clever bit of theatrical merriment to enjoy on a warm summer evening, Arena Dinner Theatre's upcoming production may be the answer to your quest.

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House Speaker Brian Bosma says legislators will review Indiana’s laws regarding juveniles being charged as adults in the wake of the Noblesville West Middle School shooting.

 

The 13-year-old suspect in the case will remain in juvenile court.

 

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Hoosiers did not stop signing up for Indiana's Medicaid expansion even though they had to pay into a health savings account. That’s according to new research from three Indiana University professors.

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