WVPE Seeks Promotions Manager

If you have a passion for WVPE Public Radio and are proficient in communications, publicity, and computer skills, you could be WVPE's next Promotions Manager. We are seeking an individual who is a team player with a motivated and positive personality to lead WVPE's communications, promotions, social media and event management. Qualifications require a minimum of three years of full-time experience in a communications-related field with outstanding writing, and organizational skills; Bachelors...

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State Releases A-F School Accountability Grades For 2017-18

Nearly two-thirds of Hoosier schools received an A or B grade from the state this year, according to accountability ratings the State Board of Education made public Wednesday.

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President Trump's effort to limit the number of people seeking asylum in the United States will face legal challenges in two different federal courts on Monday.

When Kathy Klute-Nelson heads out a on neighborhood walk she often takes her two dogs — Kona, a boxer, and Max, a small white dog of questionable pedigree who barrels out the front door with barks of enthusiasm.

The 64-year-old resident of Costa Mesa, Calif., says she was never one to engage in regular exercise – especially after a long day of work. But about three years ago, her employer, the Auto Club of Southern California, made her and her colleagues an offer she couldn't refuse: Wear a Fitbit, walk every day and get up to $300 off her yearly health insurance premiums.

Election after election, pundits predict that Latinos will be a powerful voting bloc. And Latino voters consistently underperform those expectations by failing to turn out at the polls in big numbers.

But this year's midterm results in Nevada, Arizona and other states suggest that Latino turnout is up dramatically — a development that could reshape the electoral landscape for 2020 and beyond.

Authorities in California have added an additional fatality to the official death toll of the Camp Fire, bringing its total number of deaths to at least 77.

The number of those unaccounted for decreased to 993 — about 300 fewer than Saturday's count, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said on Sunday.

At least 80 people have died throughout California since wildfires broke out earlier this month. Three of fatalities were from the Woolsey Fire in the southern part of the state.

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As flames consume parts of California, an unexpected group of firefighters has put their lives at risk to protect communities: prison inmates.

For $2 per day — and another $1 an hour when battling fires — qualified inmates can volunteer to help authorities combat fires.

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Landmark court rulings, laws and constitutional amendments have allowed women the right to vote, to make decisions about their reproductive health and to some degree, to receive equal pay for equal work. But women are not guaranteed equal rights under the United States Constitution. That's why, for decades, women's rights advocates across the country have supported an Equal Rights Amendment.

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Downtown Goshen Inc. Celebrates Small Business Saturday

WVPE is a proud media sponsor for the Downtown Goshen Inc. celebration of Small Business Saturday...a holiday shopping opportunity. Participating merchants will have extended business hours with exclusive sales, promotions, and family-friendly activities. Beginning Saturday and throughout the holiday season, participating businesses will make shopping maps available. Collect a stamp from at least 22 participating merchants by December 24th for a chance to win a basket of goodies from all over...

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