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Theresa May Delays Critical Vote On Brexit Deal Amid Fears Of Its Defeat

Updated at 12:35 p.m. ET British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed a critical vote on the draft Brexit deal she negotiated with the European Union, conceding that it would not have enough support to pass Parliament if the vote were held Tuesday as scheduled. "I've listened very carefully to what has been said in this chamber and out of it, by members from all sides," May told the House of Commons on Monday, only to be interrupted by a peal of derisive laughter from lawmakers. "From...

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Regionally Speaking With Chris Nolte

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Regionally Speaking, Monday, December 10, 2018

Today: We have a conversation with Marcus Martin of East Chicago-based "Grace Beyond Borders Northwest Indiana," a non-charitable public organization with a mission to combat homelessness in the Region. They have a 30-day campaign underway called "A Night Without A Home," where Marcus sleeps with the homeless each night to raise awareness about homelessness and to solicit support for an emergency shelter. "Northwest Indiana Gazette" blogger Ken Davidson's put out an article in the quarterly ...

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East Chicago Lead Contamination Crisis

East Chicago Residents Want More Chances For Public Input

East Chicago residents say a public meeting on the USS Lead Superfund cleanup last week left questions unanswered and several people didn’t get a chance to speak. They want more chances for people to give feedback. 

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FACT CHECK: Trump's Claims About 'Record Clean' U.S. Air

In an interview with the Washington Post published online Tuesday , President Trump brushed aside climate change concerns by hailing the state of the environment in the United States. Asked why he was skeptical of a federal report detailing the significant consequences of climate change, Trump said: "One of the problems that a lot of people like myself — we have very high levels of intelligence, but we're not necessarily such believers. You look at our air and our water, and it's right now at...

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Richmond Auto Parts Maker Expanding, Creating 200 Jobs

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An aluminum auto parts maker in Richmond says it will expand, telling the state it will create up to 200 jobs in the next four years.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports.

Omen USA is owned by an Israeli company and has been in Richmond since 2016.  It says it will spend  $15 million to expand its current production facility to add new production lines.  It says demand in the US and GermanY for its aluminum drivelines, steering components, and oil pumps is fueling the growth.

Purdue University College of Agriculture Associate Dean Jason Henderson talks to farmers about the current farm economy along with the challenges and opportunities going forward. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)
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After a few years of farmers struggling to make a profit and the addition of tariff uncertainty to the economic mix, some farmers have begun looking for new markets to tap. One expert says some farmers may be able to find success in producing products targeted to a younger generation.

Donnelly Calls For EPA To Take Over In Franklin

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U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) stands with If It Was Your Child moms. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
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Outgoing U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) wants the Environmental Protection Agency to take on the investigation and cleanup of contaminated sites in Franklin. Donnelly says Gov. Eric Holcomb should get involved and ask the EPA to step in.

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