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Attorney General Hill Described As 'Creeper' In Disciplinary Hearing's First Day

The four women who say Attorney General Curtis Hill inappropriately touched them took the stand Monday at a state disciplinary hearing. That was the bulk of day one of a week-long proceeding that sees Hill defending his law license. Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon (D-Munster) and three legislative staffers – Samantha Lozano, Niki DaSilva and Gabrielle Brock – say Curtis Hill groped them at a party in March 2018. They each testified about that night and what they’ve experienced since during the...

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Intelligence Squared Debates: 'Replace Private Insurance With Medicare for All' Monday, 9pm On WVPE

As the nation gears up for the 2020 election, Democrats are promising bold new changes to the American health care system. One idea championed by many on the progressive left is “Medicare for All,” or a single-payer system, which would do away with private health insurance for most forms of care. Advocates of this plan promise that nationalizing health insurance will cut costs by reducing overhead and promote overall health by giving all Americans access to preventive health care. And in...

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South Bend Regional Chamber To Hold A 'Momentum Business Expo 2.0' October 29 At The Century Center

WVPE is a media sponsor of the South Bend Regional Chamber which is holding its Momentum 2019 Business Expo 2.0 on Tuesday, October 29 from 3-6pm at the Century Center.

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Courtesy the Indiana University School of Optometry

The first accurate picture of the part of the eye where glaucoma starts has been captured. Researchers out of Indiana University recently accomplished this task.

Even with a microscope, it’s difficult to clearly see the structure of the eye related to glaucoma because of its location, moving fluid and a reflection. 

To correct this, the team of IU researchers adapted mirrors that astronomers use to view stars to see through the eye.

Dr. Thomas Gast is a senior scientist at the IU School of Optometry.

If there's one thing you do want to catch from a trip to your doctor, it's her optimism.

A new study, published Monday in the journal Nature Human Behavior, finds that patients can pick up on subtle facial cues from doctors that reveal the doctor's belief in how effective a treatment will be. And that can have a real impact on the patient's treatment outcome.

President Trump is chastising Republicans for not sufficiently having his back as he tries to weather an impeachment inquiry from Democrats.

"Republicans have to get tougher and fight," Trump said during a Cabinet meeting on Monday. "We have some that are great fighters, but they have to get tougher and fight because the Democrats are trying to hurt the Republican Party for the election."

The Santa Anita race track near Los Angeles is preparing for the high profile Breeders' Cup next month. But horse deaths have continued this season, despite government investigations.

Facebook announced new efforts Monday to curb the spread of false information on its platform ahead of the 2020 presidential election.

But, in an acknowledgement of the struggle the social network faces to stay ahead of groups intent on manipulating its users, Facebook said it had taken down another set of disinformation networks, this time tied to Iran and Russia. That adds to the more than 50 such networks the company said it has already removed in the past year.

 


Today on Stateside, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a lower court's ruling that ordered Michigan to redraw its congressional and state legislative district lines before the 2020 election. Plus, we talk to the reporter who helped solve the mysterious disappearance of a young Michigan man and FBI informant.

Canadians are casting ballots for their next government. It is a tight contest between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party and his contender, Andrew Scheer's Conservative Party.

Protesters in Hong Kong are being helped my many of the city's residents working as medics, those trying to prevent clashes between the police and protesters, and others documenting police violence.

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Electric assisted bicycles, or e-bikes, are becoming more and more popular across the United States. Throughout the country's national parks, that could be a good and a bad thing.

It can be tough to distinguish an e-bike from a regular road or mountain bike by sight, but once you start pedaling, you sure feel the difference.

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