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Whole Woman's Health Alliance Of South Bend Will Remain Open Following Appeals Court Ruling

Whole Woman's Health Alliance has announced that it will remain open to provide abortions following a ruling issued today by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Whole Woman’s Health of South Bend has been open and seeing patients since June. " Today’s decision is a win for the people of Northern Indiana needing abortion care. The Indiana Department of Health has created an undue burden for those seeking to end a pregnancy, attempting to further stigmatize abortion and obstruct...

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A Conversation With Jake Shimabukuro, Ukelele Phenom Performing At The Lerner Friday

Ahead of his concert on Friday, August 23 at The Lerner in Elkhart, ukelele master Jake Shimabukuro took some time to talk to WVPE's Michael Linville. Listen as Jake reflects on how he got interested in the ukelele in his home state of Hawaii and went on to become a YouTube sensation.

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The Outsiders Outside Art Fair Is Aug. 30-Sept. 1 In Harbert, Michigan

WVPE invites you to the Outsiders Outside Art Fair in Harbert, Michigan, near the lakeshore on Labor Day weekend.

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Ex-Kalamazoo Diocese Worker Accused Of Defrauding Immigrants

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A former Catholic Diocese of Kalamazoo employee has been indicted on a federal wire fraud charge after allegedly defrauding immigrants she was supposed to be assisting.

Federal prosecutors contend that Monica Karina Mazei engaged in a scheme between 2015 and this year while assigned to help people apply for visas, work permits, permanent resident status and citizenship.

Google has suspended 210 YouTube channels it says were being used as part of a "coordinated" campaign to influence public opinion about the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon and nine other telecommunications companies teamed up with attorneys generals of all 50 states plus the District of Columbia to announce a new pact to eradicate a common scourge in America: illegal robocalls.

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A grant competition from the state’s largest early learning nonprofit aims to address so-called child care deserts. The group will offer up to $1 million of funding for at least 10 recipients, to improve access to high-quality early education services.

After weeks of public silence, the tycoon believed to be Hong Kong's richest man pulled out the stops when finally he finally weighed in on the unrest seething in his backyard. Li Ka-shing, a mega-investor worth more than $27 billion at last check, took out full-page ads in two of his local newspapers, the Hong Kong Economic Times and Hong Kong Economic Journal.

An attorney says she should not have to join the State Bar of Michigan in order to practice law. And she has filed a lawsuit to strike down the requirement.

Lucille Taylor is a lawyer with a long history in state Republican politics.

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The scandal around Jeffrey Epstein revealed systemic failures in the country's criminal justice system. His philanthropy has tainted institutions in academia and the arts. Now consider the nation's media organizations. Most were slow to uncover how Epstein was using political connections and money to avoid accountability after preying on minors. NPR's David Folkenflik pulls back the curtain on how two major news organizations struggled with their coverage.

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The scandal around Jeffrey Epstein revealed systemic failures in the country's criminal justice system. His philanthropy has tainted institutions in academia and the arts. Now consider the nation's media organizations. Most were slow to uncover how Epstein was using political connections and money to avoid accountability after preying on minors. NPR's David Folkenflik pulls back the curtain on how two major news organizations struggled with their coverage.

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The scandal around Jeffrey Epstein revealed systemic failures in the country's criminal justice system. His philanthropy has tainted institutions in academia and the arts. Now consider the nation's media organizations. Most were slow to uncover how Epstein was using political connections and money to avoid accountability after preying on minors. NPR's David Folkenflik pulls back the curtain on how two major news organizations struggled with their coverage.

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