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Twin Bridges OK After Barge Strike

An inspection of one of the Twin Bridges hit by a barge showed no significant damage.

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CenterPoint Selling its Retail Gas Business

3 hours ago

The company that owns Vectren is selling its natural gas retail business. 

A Chat with the New Library CEO

Feb 21, 2020
Source: EVPL

The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library’s new CEO hosted a public event Friday. 

CenterPoint CEO Resigns

Feb 20, 2020

The head of the utility company that recently purchased Vectren has stepped down. 

Indiana News

Census Bureau Assures Public Their Information Is Safe

Feb 19, 2020

The upcoming census has sparked some concerns about the security of vulnerable populations, including immigrants. 

Legislation to ban handheld cell phone use while driving appears headed to passage after a Senate committee easily approved the measure.

Advocates Push For Youth Tobacco Laws At Statehouse

Feb 18, 2020

The federal smoking age has increased to 21, but some say that is not enough.

More than 100 advocates gathered in support of stricter tobacco laws at the Statehouse Tuesday.

Regional Health News

In Your Words: Healthcare Is Too Expensive and Confusing

Feb 13, 2020

Jill Sheridan/IPB News

It’s open enrollment season for the health insurance marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act. But many people who need to sign up may not know it. The Trump administration has made a number of moves to diminish the law, including cuts to marketing and outreach. That creates obstacles for groups that help people sign up. 

Across the U.S., more than 2,000 people have reported vaping-related lung illnesses, and 47 have died. Some vaping happens in schools, so they share the burden of bringing this crisis under control. Which raises the question: what should the consequences be for a student caught vaping?

¿Qué Pasa, Midwest?


Este es nuestro último episodio de la tempoarada, así que decidimos hablar acerca de la importancia del voto. Tu voto cuenta. Este año que viene mas personas de color van a ser elegibles para el voto que en años pasados. According to the Pew Research Center, the 2020 election will mark the first time that Hispanics will be the largest racial or ethnic minority group in the electorate. 

Judith Ruiz-Branch

Aqui una historia desde Chicago. Our collaborator Judith Ruiz-Branch talk about how although Chicago is a very liberal city with a diverse population that breeds inclusividad, there are still some Latino families, many undocumented, that have completely disconnected themselves from the current political landscape. Whether it’s due to disinterest or fear, there are many reasons why they choose to remain invisible, even in a city like Chicago. 

Angela Gervasi

This episode comes from outside the Midwest pero decidimos hacerlo because everything that happens at the US-Mexico border affects the entire country, incluyendo el medio oeste.

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