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Indiana unemployment rate stays at 4.1 percent for third consecutive month

Indiana's August unemployment rate remained stuck at 4.1 percent for the third month in a row. The state lost both employed and unemployed workers from the total labor force as thousands of jobs remain unfilled.

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Students are destroying or stealing items at their schools, often in the school bathrooms, in what school administrators and police are blaming on a TikTok trend.

Updated September 17, 2021 at 7:26 PM ET

Facing criticism for its plan to give Americans third doses of COVID-19 vaccines while millions in the world's poorest countries are still waiting for a first shot, the White House is planning a virtual summit next week to try to spur efforts to boost the pace of global vaccinations.

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Updated September 17, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET

In response to a newly penned nuclear submarine deal between the United States and Australia, France announced on Friday it would recall its ambassadors to both countries, citing "unacceptable behavior" on the part of the allied nations.

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Law enforcement and people who live here in D.C. are bracing again for the possibility of extremist violence on Capitol grounds. A rally called Justice for J6 is set for tomorrow - J6 a nod January 6, when a mob of Trump supporters launched an attack on the Capitol building. NPR's Odette Yousef covers domestic extremism and is here now.

Hey, Odette.

ODETTE YOUSEF, BYLINE: Hey, Mary Louise.

KELLY: So tell us a little bit more about this rally. Who's expected to go and what's the message?

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Law enforcement and people who live here in D.C. are bracing again for the possibility of extremist violence on Capitol grounds. A rally called Justice for J6 is set for tomorrow - J6 a nod January 6, when a mob of Trump supporters launched an attack on the Capitol building. NPR's Odette Yousef covers domestic extremism and is here now.

Hey, Odette.

ODETTE YOUSEF, BYLINE: Hey, Mary Louise.

KELLY: So tell us a little bit more about this rally. Who's expected to go and what's the message?

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South Bend Symphony-Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings at Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Center

WVPE is a proud media sponsor of the South Bend Symphony - now presenting Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. Plus works by Montgomery and Neiman with two concerts at Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Saturday evening September 25th at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon September 26th at 2:30. Find out more and get tickets at SouthBendSymphony.org

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