Fernwood Friday, the Penultimate Event of the Goshen Health Entertainment Series

The Goshen Health Entertainment Series has enjoyed record crowds throughout the season and if you have not yet attended one of these events, time is running out. Fernwood Friday, the penultimate event of the series is up next. Bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy! July 20 - Fernwood Friday 5:30 – 9:00 pm Kennedy’s Kitchen Kennedy’s Kitchen brings all things Irish to Fernwood Friday. From pub songs, and sing-a-longs, and stories, to ripping dance tunes, there will be a little bit of...

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Local News

South Bend Launches New Website

The city of South Bend launched a new version of it’s website Monday. The design is meant to make the most used features easy to find. The site was designed with a lot of input from different sources. Resident surveys, the South Bend Code School and the University of Notre Dame all played a role. The city’s chief innovation officer Santiago Garces said for the next year or so they will be taking resident opinions and issues into account to improve the site. “Our goal is to continually make...

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On a rainy Sunday evening following the first of its Long Table dinner series, the kitchen staff at The Resort at Paws Up collectively dug into a strawberry-rhubarb pie.

"We brought out the forks and ate like we'd known each other forever," recalls Sunny Jin, executive chef at the Montana dude ranch and resort.

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A federal jury has found Marq Vincent Perez, 26, guilty of a hate crime in the arson attack on a mosque in Victoria, Texas, in January 2017. Perez, who is set to be sentenced in October, faces up to 40 years in prison.

When fire devastated the Victoria Islamic Center last year, an outpouring of support followed, with neighboring Jewish and Christian congregations offering to host Muslim services in their buildings.

Iraqi officials flew to Tehran this week to try to cut a deal with Iran for electricity, attempting to defuse potentially destabilizing anti-government demonstrations spreading through the country's southern provinces.

The protests started a week ago amid anger over unemployment, corruption and lack of access to basic services such as power. Iraq's health ministry announced Monday that eight demonstrators had been killed in the unrest. Iraqi police say dozens of security forces have been wounded.

Japan and the European Union have signed a massive trade deal that creates an open-trade zone for more than 600 million people. The EU and Japan account for about one-third of GDP worldwide.

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St. Joseph County Public Library

Michiana Stories: Studebaker Part 1

On this episode of Michiana Stories, Assistant Director of the Studebaker Museum, Jo McCoy, has a conversation with both the museum’s archivist, Andrew Beckman and the museum’s curator, Aaron Warkentin about the innovation at the museum as well as some of their favorite Studebakers. Michiana Stories can be heard Mondays at 7:45 during Morning Edition and at 4:45 during All Things Considered. Michiana Stories is a production of the St. Joseph County Public Library and 88.1 WVPE.

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