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10:43 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Lifeline Law Advocates Use Social Media To Ease Confusion

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The author of the law says the measure is still misunderstood among students and parents.
State and youth advocates are using social media to educate Hoosiers about a law meant to prevent underage drinking deaths. The Lifeline law, which was initially passed in 2012, provides immunity from underage drinking charges for drunken minors seeking medical attention or police help for themselves or someone else.
10:36 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Lawmakers Aim To Align State, Federal Sexual Assault Laws

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College, state and federal leaders say there needs to be more uniformity among state and federal laws to help reduce sexual assault among college students.
State and federal leaders emphasized the need to standardize laws relating to sexual assault during a meeting today aimed at addressing sexual violence on college campuses. Sexual assault prevention advocates, elected officials, and representatives from 21 of Indiana's colleges and universities attended the event in Indianapolis sponsored by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education.
WVPE News
8:24 pm
Sun October 19, 2014

CAMELOT is casting locally for the walk-on role of Tom of Warwick

Auditions open for "Tom of Warwick"

 

 

AUDITION NOTICE

Theater League, in conjunction with Phoenix Entertainment, is searching for a young male actor to portray the role of “Tom of Warwick” in the National Tour of Camelot at the Morris Performing Arts Center on December 5-6.

SEEKING: TOM OF WARWICK: Tom is a young boy destined to be a Knight.  He wants to fight for what is right and gives Arthur hope for the future.

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WVPE News
4:37 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

AIDS Ministries/AIDS Assist Celebrates 25 Years

  The public is invited to join AIDS Ministries/AIDS Assist on Thursday, October 23 as they celebrate 25 years of service in northern Indiana. There will be a dinner, silent auction, and dance at Riverside Terrace located at 426 Lincolnway E. Mishawaka. Silent auction items include an autograph playbill from Robin Williams, Disney Park Tickets, Roundtrip Airfare from Southwest Airlines, and much more. Doors open and viewing of items begins at 5:30 pm with dinner to follow at 6:30 pm. Featured will be Sarahi Padilla, speaking on “Mental Health of HIV/AIDS”. Padilla has worked at St.

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1:12 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

IU Prof. Says Redistricting Issues Tied To Racial Diversity

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Professor Hershey says redistricting problems are largely connected with issues of diversity, and that an independent commission wouldn't solve the problem.
Photo: IN.gov Indiana University political science professor Marjorie Hershey spoke Wednesday about the repercussions of redistricting in Indiana, discussing the controversy over who draws the lines and the importance of creating diverse districts. Hershey, speaking at a League of Women Voters event in Bloomington, says new trends in redistricting lead to less political competition.
10:29 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Parents of ISIS Captive Speak Out On National Television

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The parents of ISIS captive Abdul-Rahman Kassig pleaded for his release on national television.
Photo: Barbara Harrington The parents of Indianapolis-native Abdul-Rahman Kassig, formerly Peter Kassig, who's being held captive by the so-called Islamic State, continue to call for his release. Kassig's parents Ed and Paula made their plea Monday morning on national television. The Kassigs appeared on NBC's TODAY Show and CBS This Morning.
WVPE News
4:44 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship Available

 The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields- science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia, Indiana, and New Jersey. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or had careers in, STEM fields.

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12:31 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Community Rallies Around ISIS Captive’s Family

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As the Kassig family waits for word of their son, the community is praying for Abdul-Rahman's safe return.
Another prayer service is planned for ISIS captive Abdul-Rahman Kassig this afternoon. The vigil will follow the weekly congregational prayer service at the Islamic Society of North America in Plainfield. It's not the first time the community has come together in support of Abdul-Rhaman, who was captured by ISIS last October when he was on his way to Eastern Syria as part of a humanitarian effort.
9:26 am
Fri October 10, 2014

High Percentage Of Female Farmworkers Report Harrassment

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Up to 90 percent of female farmworkers report they've been sexually harassed while on the job.
As many as 90 percent of female farmworkers report being sexually harassed on the job, which includes being sexually assaulted, according to the Purdue University-based program called Multicultural Efforts to End Sexual Assault. Kimber Nicoletti, director and founder of MESA, says women are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence for many reasons, including their isolation.
Commentary
8:16 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Wedding Suit and Silver

This is a story about a suit, some silver, a photographic history book, an anti-war bust, and a lunch on the dining room table. Here goes:

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