A legislative study committee decided Wednesday not to recommend the General Assembly legalize cameras to catch speeding motorists in highway construction zones.

The United Automobile Workers vice president says the union reached a proposed tentative agreement with General Motors. Some members were happy to hear a potential deal is near after a month-long strike.

State lawmakers have pointed to school referendum measures as one way to raise teachers’ pay, and a new state analysis reveals just how much teacher pay has increased in districts with voter-approved funding.

The International Economic Development Conference in Indianapolis this week aims to help attendees address workforce issues.

Hoosier Loft

Two thousand racing pigeons burned to death in a bird loft in LaPorte County early Sunday. The fire, which destroyed the facility, housed birds from around the world.

On their website, Hoosier Loft owners Jim and Kelly Ward say they are “heartbroken” about the fire, which effectively ended this year’s final weekend of the Hoosier Classic Million Dollar Race. They also combat claims from some breeders that the fire had been purposefully set.

“It is the 9/11 of pigeon racing in the world,” says Jim Gabler, an Illinois pigeon breeder.

The mother of a 14-year-old who died by suicide in December after shooting his way into a Richmond middle school could face six felony charges. 

The window to file the Free Application For Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, for the 2020 school year opened this month.

Indiana revenues are comfortably ahead of where state budget writers wanted them to be a quarter of the way through the fiscal year.

U.S. Attorney General William Barr spoke to a room of more than 200 Notre Dame law school students and faculty about religious liberty on Friday. He expressed opposition to the rise of secular culture while avoiding any talk of the impeachment inquiry surrounding the president.

United Way Helps UAW Members On Strike

Oct 14, 2019

The United Auto Workers strike against General Motors is approaching one month and one local organization is preparing for an increase in needs from union members.

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Election 2019 Coverage

WBAA will air live election debates and conversations in October

West Lafayette mayoral candidate Zachary Baiel joins WBAA LIVE from 7-7:30 p.m. on Monday, October 21. Submit your questions by e-mailing ask@wbaa.org.

WWDTM 2019

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Arts & Culture

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WBAA Arts Spotlight: Lafayette Master Chorale 2019

The 55th season of the Lafayette Master Chorale opens Saturday, October 12th. Artistic Director Michael Bennett speaks to WBAA's John Clare about the season that includes Cathedral Classics , Handel's Messiah , and music close to the group's history, Bach.

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Programming News

With the debut of the statewide talk show All IN with Matt Pelsor, WBAA News is making a few program changes

WBAA Public Affairs

City of West Lafayette

Ask The Mayor: West Lafayette's John Dennis On Recycling Woes, Pride Plans

This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, listeners weigh in on the recent closure of West Lafayette’s recycling drop-off site. With less than favorable reviews rolling in for Lafayette’s Ninth Street drop-off location, what new recycling options should these West Lafayette recyclers expect from the city—and when?

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