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Riley Children's Health Football Camp Stops In Fort Wayne

Since 2013, Riley Children’s Health and Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck have partnered for the Change the Play program, which seeks to positively impact health and wellness of kids in Indiana.

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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

Delaware County Commissioners Approve New Jail Plan, Despite Community Opposition

The Delaware County Commissioners heard overwhelming objection today to a proposal to turn Muncie’s former Wilson Middle School into a new 750-bed county jail.  But, as IPR’s Zoe Dwiggins reports, the commissioners still approved the $45 million bid.   Joshua Arthur is a pastor at a local church.  He spoke against the new jail plan because of the location. “To warehouse them outside of the core, to a place that most people never drive by, so now we never have to think or see inmates – that’s...

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Behind The Mic

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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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One night a little more than two years ago, a 24-year-old man was rushed into the emergency room at Tulane University Medical Center in Louisiana. He was extremely agitated and hallucinating.

Dr. Corey Hebert figured the man was on drugs, probably PCP or a stimulant. But a few minutes later, the man became paranoid.

"He started doing some self-mutilating actions [and] was pulling out his eyebrows and eyelashes," Hebert tells weekends on All Things Considered host Laura Sullivan.

Egypt's newly elected president, Mohammed Morsi, was sworn into office Saturday before the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo. Morsi is the first freely elected president of Egypt and its first Islamist head of state.

The day before his inauguration, Morsi addressed a huge crowd in Cairo's Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the revolution that ousted his predecessor, Hosni Mubarak.

"I'm standing before you, Egyptian people, those who voted for me, those who opposed me," he said. "I am yours."

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We're going to talk more about the reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on President Obama's signature health care law. David Welna is NPR's congressional correspondent. David, thanks for being with us.

DAVID WELNA, BYLINE: You're welcome, Scott.

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Sports: Talking Wimbledon Match-Ups

Jun 30, 2012

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This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon. Time for sports.

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Egypt's New President Officially Sworn In

Jun 30, 2012

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Firefighters are slowly gaining ground on the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado. It's scorched about 17,000 acres and believed to have claimed two lives.

More than 300 homes have burned. There's been a lot of talk about how many houses were lost in the fire, but Colorado Springs Fire Chief Rich Brown wants you to know there's a flip side to that: He says crews worked hard to minimize damage.

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