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YWCA visits schools in Allen, Dekalb, Huntington, Noble, Wells and Whitley Counties to teach middle and high school students about teen dating violence. 

Shanna Maloney & Billy Dawson

The iconic musical, "Cabaret," takes audiences deep into the seedy nightlife of Berlin's Kit Kat Klub on the eve of Hitler's rise to power.

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Lawmakers are giving mixed input on a bill about teacher licensing waivers, and members of a House committee shared concerns about the proposal during a meeting Thursday.

 

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The stroke of a pen is all that separates Indiana from legal Sunday alcohol retail sales.

 

The state Senate voted one last time Thursday to send to the governor a measure eliminating a Sunday sales ban that’s stood since Prohibition.

 

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State leaders have joined a network in hopes of solving a projected employment gap.

 

The Markle Foundation’s Skillful State Network links Indiana with 19 other states. The network shares best practices among participating states to write a playbook for how to successfully fill 21st Century jobs.

 

Gov. Eric Holcomb says the Hoosier State needs to recruit high quality talent to fill an anticipated 1 million open jobs by 2025.

 

ANDY LAVERGHETTA

Throughout 2018, a number of local historical and educational entities have partnered together to explore and share our region’s labor history. The initiative is called Factory Families. Tom Castaldi, from WBOI’s On The Heritage Trail joins in a panel discussion about the history of manufacturing and innovation in northeast Indiana.

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  A House panel made changes Wednesday to legislation regarding guns in houses of worship on school grounds.

 

Current law allows guns in churches but largely bans them on school property. That means licensed gun owners are barred from carrying into church if it shares property with a school.

 

The legislation would change that, legalizing guns in churches on school property during worship services if the house of worship allows it.

House Committee Rejects Some Changes To Abortion Bill

Feb 22, 2018
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  A House committee rejected attempts Wednesday to scale back some new reporting requirements created by an anti-abortion bill.

 

The bill would require health care providers to report a long list of complications from abortion, if they occur. Those include anything from blood clots to anxiety. Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) wanted to simplify that list to: death, moderate to severe pain, or significant, temporary harm.

 

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The House Education Committee approved a controversial sex education bill Tuesday, and some members say a few key changes could make them more receptive to the legislation.

 

Ruth Yaro

Since the University of Saint Francis' student-run Marble Lounge Records named its 1st recording artist two weeks ago, music tech students, and Fort Wayne band, Rosalind & the Way are working at full speed and then some, to produce a full length album.

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