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INDOT Unveils Major Plans For Lloyd Expressway

Your commute along the Lloyd Expressway could become quicker and safer. At least that’s the goal of five projects unveiled Friday by the Indiana Department of Transportation.

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OZ Tyler To Demolish Partially Collapsed Warehouse

Jun 20, 2019
John Gibson

A bourbon warehouse in Owensboro that partially collapsed this week will be torn down. 

Bucshon Likes Energy Plan; Sierra Club Rejects It

Jun 20, 2019
Inside Indiana Business

Views differ on the Trump Administration’s Affordable Clean Energy rule. 

Indiana News

U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) told Indiana agriculture groups today he’s asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture for clarity on potential disaster relief for farmers.

Heavy rains and floods delayed planting for many corn and soybean farmers this spring. Federal data show only 84 percent of corn was planted in Indiana as of this week. That’s compared to 100 percent last year.

Aleesia Johnson was named the pick for permanent superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools this morning by the IPS Board of Commissioners.

Johnson, who was the interim leader for the past six months, would be the first African American woman superintendent in the district's 166th-year history.

The IPS Board still has to approve the terms and a contract for Johnson to become superintendent. That vote is expected to happen in late July. 

May Employment Numbers Show Pessimism In Indiana

Jun 21, 2019
Lauren Chapman / IPB News

Indiana’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in May, holding steady at 3.6 percent.

Indiana’s rate is the same as the national average, which also held steady last month. The state’s rate hasn’t improved since 2017.

¿Qué Pasa, Midwest?

¿QPM? S3 EP 8: Adios and Recap

Jun 19, 2019

  Este es nuestro ultimo episode of season 3. This season was all about música. We talked about mental health, the border wall, voting, new and old Latino music, instruments and Racism and more.

We moved our hips to artistas como Making Movies, the Grammy-winning all-female Mariachi Flor de Toloache, Migrant Kids, Reggae prodigy Zion, and Appalatin.

Making Movies

In a phone conversation with Enrique Chi, we talk about how not being silent can change communities. Through their music Making Movies tell many stories but their latest album, in collaboration with many artists including Rubén Blades, encourages everyone to speak their truth, vote and actively help their own community.

Brick Briscoe

In this episodio we talk to music expert and artist Brick Briscoe about his radio show The Song Show, about how he was introduce to Spanish language music and how his experience playing in English in Paris was a revelation of how music unites us and labeling separates us. We talk to him about music as an universal language and his white privilege.

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