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For a Child’s Sake: Jason’s Story

by IPR News

April 11, 2011

This month, IPR and other media outlets are focusing on child abuse.  Today, we hear from an adult survivor.  Counselors say that though most victims remember all or part of their abuse, 60 percent have never talked to anyone about it.  For some survivors, it can take more than a decade to get help.  IPR’s... More »

Historic preservation conference focuses on downtown revitalization

by IPR News

April 7, 2011

Developers, neighborhood leaders, and tourism staff from around Indiana are gathered in Indianapolis this week for the state’s annual historic preservation conference.  Tina Connor with Indiana Landmarks says this year, conference-goers are talking about revitalizing downtown areas — a goal that cities like Muncie and Anderson are working on. Connor on Downtowns This year’s attendees... More »

Indiana House passes new alcohol ID law

by IPR News

April 7, 2011

Hoosiers older than 40 years old may no longer have to show ID when buying alcohol.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Alcohol Purchase ID Requirement More »

For a Child’s Sake: Walker / Roysdon Profiles

by IPR News

April 6, 2011

Child abuse has many enemies.  But today, Star Press reporters Douglas Walker and Keith Roysdon profile some of the people who fight child abuse in Delaware County.  Their story, in two parts. Walker / Roysdon Profiles — Part 1 Walker / Roysdon Profiles – Part 2 For more stories from For a Child’s Sake, please visit... More »

Businesses Expanding in Columbia City

by IPR News

April 6, 2011

(COLUMBIA CITY) – A WHITLEY COUNTY COMPANY IS EXPANDING AND HIRING. 80/20 INCORPORATED PLANS TO ADD 110 PEOPLE BY 2014. THE COMPANY DESIGNS MODULAR ALUMINUM FRAMING FOR DIFFERENT HOBBY INDUSTRIES. THE COLUMBIA CITY COMPANY PLANS TO START ADDING THE NEW JOBS LATER THIS SPRING. -0- (COLUMBIA CITY) – IMAGING OFFICE SYSTEMS IS PLANNING TO MAKE... More »

Charter Schools Bill on the Move

by IPR News

April 6, 2011

(STATEHOUSE) – A CHARTER SCHOOLS BILL COULD BE ON A FAST TRACK TO GOVERNOR DANIELS‘ DESK. THE SENATE IS EXPECTED TO APPROVE A BILL NEXT WEEK TO EXPAND THE LIST OF ENTITIES WHO CAN AUTHORIZE CHARTERS, AFTER SOME FINAL TECHNICAL CHANGES. HOUSE SPEAKER BRIAN BOSMA SAYS HE HASN‘T DECIDED WHETHER TO SIGN OFF ON SENATORS‘... More »

Statehouse Rally Supports Stronger Statewide Smoking Ban

by IPR News

April 6, 2011

(STATEHOUSE) – THE SMOKING-BAN BATTLE LINES ARE DRAWN OVER TAVERNS. A DAY BEFORE A SENATE COMMITTEE VOTE, ABOUT 100 AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY VOLUNTEERS RALLIED AT THE STATEHOUSE TO TALK TO LEGISLATORS ONE-ON-ONE, AND TO SERVE NOTICE THEY WON‘T ACCEPT THE ARGUMENT THE BAN CAN‘T PASS WITHOUT EXEMPTING BARS. THE SENATE PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE HAS TAKEN... More »

Anderson University to build a new performance hall

by IPR News

April 5, 2011

Anderson University announced today that it will build a new performance hall on campus.  University officials say the Performance Hall and Galleries Project is a 24,000 square foot facility with an estimated cost of $4 million.  The new building will be attached to the Krannert Fine Arts Building and have audience seating for 400 people. ... More »

House committee makes changes to ephedrine tracking bill

by IPR News

April 5, 2011

A bill amended by an Indiana House committee today would implement a system at pharmacies to track sales of products containing ephedrine and pseudoephedrine.   Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Ephedrine Tracking in House Committee More »

For a Child’s Sake: Jackman Family Interview

by IPR News

April 4, 2011

Today, Marcus Jackman speaks to his father and sister about abuse.  Larry Jackman worked for over 20 years with abused and neglected children.  Lia Jackman Wheitner has been a therapist in children’s homes and worked in private practice with abuse victims.  His story, in two parts: Jackman — Family Interview Part 1 Jackman — Family... More »

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