When Sadie Dupuis, the lead singer and songwriter of Speedy Ortiz, started playing guitar in her early teens, she didn't think of herself as a female guitarist — at least at first.

"I knew that I was the only girl in my high school who played. But it wasn't until I started touring as an adult and seeing how few women were on bills that it started to really matter to me that I was a woman who could play technically challenging parts," Dupuis says.

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President Trump says he is going to work quickly to find a replacement for Nikki Haley as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Haley announced her departure yesterday morning. President Trump was alongside her at the White House.

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Calumet finished the last three prep football seasons with a 3-7 record.  With a win over Wheeler Friday, they will finish this season 6-2.  Warrior tight end A.J.Fowler (number 34 with teammates  lineman/running back Joshua Johnson (76) and wide receiver Paris Hernandez (11) talks about the turnaround on today's sports.

And on a sad note, Gary and the region say goodbye to a football legend.

Goodbye, Google+ — We Forgot You Existed

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This week, Google disclosed a data breach, one that potentially affected hundreds of thousands of users. It was on the company's social media platform Google+.

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The Indiana Debate Commission received more questions about climate change for Monday night's Senate debate than any other topic. 

The discovery of a new drug compound could lead to non-opioid pain medication. 

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Today:   Purdue University Northwest English Literature professor Carolyn Boiarsky joins us to talk about her latest book that looks into the effects of miscommunication within organizational communications.  She mentions models of good communications by Enbridge Pipeline Company when it began its puipeline expansion project through Griffith, and she cites examples of miscommunication between engineers and managers prior to the 1992 Chicago flood and the BP-Deepwater Horizon oil rig spill.  Her insights help writers, scientists and engineers imform their leaders and the community about a po

Priests Added To List Of Abuse Allegations

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The Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend announced additions to its list of priests and deacons with credible allegations of abuse against them.

Michael Paquet, who served mainly in Fort Wayne, and Bruce Schutt, who served in Mishawaka, Fort Wayne and the military, have been added to the list. There are three allegations between them.

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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has resigned from her post. This morning, she joined President Trump at the White House, and the two held a joint news conference. Here's some of what Haley had to say.

Nikki Haley Steps Down As U.N. Ambassador

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Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is stepping down from her post. I'm here now with NPR's diplomatic correspondent Michele Kelemen.

Good morning, Michele.

MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Good morning, Noel.

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Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is stepping down from her post. I'm here now with NPR's diplomatic correspondent Michele Kelemen. Good morning, Michele.

MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Good morning.

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The  word of the day is CONGRAGULATIONS.

Use it in a sentence, you ask?  OK, no problem.  Congragulations go out to Michigan City football coach Phil Mason,  the Lake Central girl's soccer team, New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees, the LA Dodgers,  and the Houston Astros.  Let's just say Monday was a scrapbook kind of day for all of the above.

We will explain on today's sports.

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