debate http://wboi.org en Parties hold parties to celebrate debate http://wboi.org/post/parties-hold-parties-celebrate-debate <p>The Indiana Republican Party is holding a presidential debate watch party Wednesday as President Obama and Governor Romney take the stage in Denver.&nbsp; The state Democratic Party will likely host an event for the second debate. &nbsp;</p><p>State Republican Party spokesman Pete Seat said the debate parties are a great way to connect with friends and fellow Republicans and experience the debates in a community setting.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 21:23:50 +0000 Brandon Smith 4892 at http://wboi.org Parties hold parties to celebrate debate Lt. Governor candidates square off at State Fair http://wboi.org/post/lt-governor-candidates-square-state-fair <p></p><p>Indiana's drought and the ethanol industry took center stage as the running mates in this year’s gubernatorial race took shared their views Wednesday at the Indiana State Fair in their only scheduled debate. &nbsp;</p><p>As severe drought impacts most of Indiana, a debate over where the corn that does survive should go exists not just in the state but across the country. &nbsp;And the ethanol industry is a major part of that debate. &nbsp;Up to 40 percent of U-S corn crops could be needed to fulfill the federal government’s mandate for ethanol usage. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:52:03 +0000 Brandon Smith 2463 at http://wboi.org Lt. Governor candidates square off at State Fair