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IMPD: FedEx Shooter Motivated By Suicide, Not Bias

Public safety officials announced Wednesday that the man who carried out a mass shooting this spring at an Indianapolis FedEx facility was motivated by suicide, not racial bias.

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Jackson Browne: A Guided Tour Through His "Downhill From Everywhere" Album

Monday, July 26, 2021 at 9 PM Revered singer/songwriter Jackson Browne talks with music host Paul Ingles about his career, his songwriting techniques, and the stories behind the 10 songs on his 15th album, DOWNHILL FROM EVERYWHERE released in 2021. Jackson Browne is an inductee into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In his 6 decades in the music business his albums have sold over 18 million copies. He is on tour for the rest of 2021 both in shows coupled...

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There's more potentially worrisome news for vaccinated people: In very rare cases, people experiencing breakthrough infections may be at risk for long-COVID symptoms.

That's according to a small new study of fully vaccinated health care workers in Israel, published Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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The Indiana Law Enforcement Academy – which trains the majority of police across the state – temporarily halted operations because of a COVID-19 outbreak.

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Indiana-based craft distiller West Fork Whiskey broke ground on its second location Tuesday. The company said it will be one of the state’s largest agritourism destinations.

See, the thing about the Summer Olympics is that it comes every four years. And that's a long enough span of time for us to forget the things we thought we knew. ("Tell me again, how they figure out the order of countries in the parade of nations.")

Updated July 28, 2021 at 6:01 PM ET

The U.S. Department of Defense has issued directions that require anyone inside its facilities to wear a mask, even if they're vaccinated.

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Updated July 28, 2021 at 5:05 PM ET

Google and Facebook will require U.S. employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus before returning to the company's offices, the tech giants said on Wednesday.

In a blog post, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the vaccine mandate would apply to its U.S. offices in the coming weeks and would be required eventually for other locations.

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As track and field competition gets underway at the Tokyo Olympics, you won't see one of the sport's brightest stars: two-time Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya of South Africa, the world's fastest woman in the 800 meters.

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After Two Years, Music in the Gardens Returns

On Friday, July 30, from 5:00-9:00 p.m., WVPE is partnering with The History Museum in South Bend to bring you the Whistle Pigs. In the past, tickets for our summer events were free to WVPE members, but this year out of concern for the health of all attendees because of the pandemic, seating is limited with tickets selling for a small fee: $10. Tickets are required and to guarantee admission, now is the time to purchase. Purchase yours tickets now by clicking here . You can show your ticket...

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