The network of Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations, IPBS, is seeking a part-time, contractor/freelance journalist who can increase the depth of our legislative reporting. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of Indiana state government, a passion for good storytelling, experience writing for broadcast and web under tight deadlines.
Photo: Dan Goldblatt/WFIU-WTIU News Tax experts, officials from the Department of Revenue and lawmakers agree that the state's tax code needs to be simplified. But legislators say that's easier said than done. As part of the effort to revamp the code, several lawmakers met today in a legislative study committee.
As we kiss summer goodbye and head back into our homes with their clanking furnaces, cozy blankets and pie, it’s a good time to consider the connections between our houses … and ourselves.
Some of the biggest ideas in home-building right now are quite … small. Tiny, actually. It seems like everyone, suddenly, is talking about tiny houses. And yes, that’s actually the term – not downsized, not small, but … tiny. The average size of a house in the U.S. is 2300 square feet, and tiny houses are about 400 – and sometimes more like 70.
WVPE is a media sponsor for "Frankenstein" a world premier original adaptation of the novel by Mary Shelley at the South Bend Civic Theatre. Growing out of actor and designer workshops at SBCT, you will see a whole new take on the legend of a scientist playing God and facing the dire consequences of his actions. Don’t miss the birth of a new chapter in the story of SBCT! Here is the link for ticket information.
Ira Flatow, host of the national radio show "Science Friday," will present a public lecture Oct. 13 at the University of Notre Dame and tape his national radio show before an audience here Oct. 15 in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
Both events are among a series of activities that will take place during the next year hosted by the College of Science to celebrate 150 years of science at Notre Dame.
Flatow will present an address titled "Science is the New Sexy" at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in Washington Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
It was a low-key weekend back at my mother’s house in St. Louis. I cleared my work schedule and drove across Illinois on Thursday, accepting the boredom of the interstate highway in exchange for its efficiency. At least they’ve added a couple of wind farms in recent years, and standing above the bean and corn fields those white towers and the slow waving of those great white blades make the sky seem alive in a new way. I crossed the Mississippi River on the north side of St.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) led by nine-time GRAMMY® Award-winner Wynton Marsalis gave the Presenting Series’ inaugural performance, September 19, 2004, at The Debartolo Performing Arts Center. They return to mark that special occasion in this 10th anniversary year, Sunday, September 28 at 2:00 PM.
My lunches have been lonely. I mean, Libby is there, but one on one time is different than when it was Libby and Portia and I heatedly discussing how many carrots must be consumed. I miss Portia and Libby together, fighting and working things out. Or like today as together they make up "Nut Job: The Musical" at the breakfast table, the energy is just different. I don't exactly mind it, but I feel unsettled. My lunches are lonely because Portia started Kindergarten this Fall.
Photo: Sylvia Bao WTIU-WFIU News The frigid winter that struck most of the Midwest last December and January made propane delivery difficult and pushed prices to new highs. So the Propane Education and Research Council hopes a campaign launched this week will teach consumers how to most efficiently conserve their propane and coordinate with their propane retailer *before* winter begins.