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Today:    Robert Blaszkiewicz with Franciscan Health has an update today on how the healthcare facilities are holding up, during the pandemic. He also tells about a blood drive to be held Tuesday at Bulldog Park in Crown Point.  Northwest Indiana political activist Ruth Needleman is also with us, to discuss the protests and their local impact, the cases reviewed by and handed down from the U.S. Supreme Court and some of the documentaries she's watched while at home.

Roncalli Counselor Placed on Leave Over Same-Sex Marriage Files Discrimination Charge

Jan 14, 2019

Shelly Fitzgerald, a Roncalli High School guidance counselor, was placed on paid administrative leave last August after her marriage to a woman became public. Now, she’s filed a discrimination claim against the high school and the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

Fitzgerald took the first step to file a discrimination lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and Roncalli High School last week. Her lawyer David Page says a lawsuit wouldn’t be for personal gain.