Plans For Lawrenceburg Coal Ash Pond Could Get Revised

Oct 8, 2018

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management says a recent federal appeals court ruling could change closure plans for a coal ash pond in Lawrenceburg. 

November Election Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday

Oct 8, 2018

Tuesday Oct. 9 is the last day to register to vote for local, statewide and national representatives. 

Indiana U.S. Senate Candidates Set For First Debate

Oct 8, 2018

The candidates in Indiana’s hotly-contested U.S. Senate race will meet tonight in the first of two debates. Here's a little on what to expect from the meeting between incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Republican Mike Braun, and Libertarian Lucy Brenton.

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Air, Land, and Sea is the program of the Gold and Black Bands at Purdue University. WBAA's John Clare recently spoke with Douglas Flecther from Purdue Bands about the concert Sunday, October 14th at 2:30 pm at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.

Find out more about the concert here.

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The Tower of Power (TOP) Band and Lab Jazz Bands I & II perform this Friday evening at Loeb Playhouse. The diverse program is led by Scott Pazera and Mo Trout. WBAA’s John Clare spoke to Pazera and Trout about the performance.

Find out more about the concert here.

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In the second of WBAA’s mini-golf conversations about the 2018 elections, Indiana State Senate candidates Sherry Shipley and Ron Alting hit the links for what’s likely to be their only joint question-and-answer session this election season -- at least if Alting's camp gets its way.

EDITOR'S NOTE: A candidate's miniature golf score should NOT be construed, in any way, as reflecting a candidate's fitness for office.

Twelve states, including Indiana, are asking a federal district court to throw out a climate lawsuit against oil giants. The states’ attorneys general filed a brief in the case this week. 

Book Review: Cherry

Oct 5, 2018

Cherry by first time author Nico Walker is a dark, graphic and brutally honest story of a young man and his unique path in life. The narrator recounts his journey through adulthood, from meeting the love of his life in college to serving as a medic in Afghanistan to his post-war career of robbing banks. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

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This year, WBAA endeavored to do a different type of election coverage -- one where the hazards are mostly the water and sand variety.

WBAA’s Stan Jastrzebski took candidates miniature golfing this fall to have a conversation about the issues, rather than a debate, while the candidates had a friendly competition on the links.

Holding the putters in this first segment are Chris Campbell and Sally Siegrist, the two candidates for State House District 26, which represents West Lafayette in the legislature.

EDITOR'S NOTE: A candidate's miniature golf score should NOT be construed, in any way, as reflecting a candidate's fitness for office.

Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jim Harper says Republican incumbent Connie Lawson shouldn’t accept campaign donations from auto dealers. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jim Harper says Republican incumbent Connie Lawson shouldn’t accept campaign donations from auto dealers. 

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TOP And Lab Bands 10/12 Concert Preview

The Tower of Power (TOP) Band and Lab Jazz Bands I & II perform this Friday evening at Loeb Playhouse. The diverse program is led by Scott Pazera and Mo Trout . WBAA’s John Clare spoke to Pazera and Trout about the performance. Find out more about the concert here . The Purdue Jazz program under the direction of Dr. M.T. “Mo” Trout, consists of 6 jazz bands, including the premier Purdue Jazz Band, American Music Repertory Ensemble (AMRE), Lab Jazz Band I, Lab Jazz Band II, Tower of Power...

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This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, we talk with Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes about downtown revitalization. Frankfort is struggling to fill agribusiness and manufacturing jobs, so the city is trying to improve life outside of work, and focusing on parks and apartments to build a larger employee pool.

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