Foster Parent Shortage in Muncie

“We really are desperate for people who are interested, so if people have ever thought about being a foster parent, now is really the time that we need you. There’s a lot of children being placed and then removed from foster home to foster home and they need those services right now,” said Heath.



FILE - Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, center, speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington, May 16, 2022, as Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, left, and Environmental Protection Agency administrator Michael Regan, right, listen. The Biden administration is saying the U.S. economy would face a severe economic shock if senators don't pass legislation this week to avert a rail worker strike. Walsh and Buttigieg are meeting with Democratic senators Thursday, Dec. 1, to underscore that rail companies will begin shuttering operations well before a potential strike begins on Dec. 9. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
AP: RAIL STRIKE

AP: Senate moves to avert rail strike amid dire warnings

The Senate moved quickly Thursday to avert a rail strike that the Biden administration and business leaders warned would have had devastating consequences for the nation’s economy. The Senate passed a bill to bind rail companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached between the rail companies and union leaders in September. That settlement had been rejected by some of the 12 unions involved, creating the possibility of a strike beginning Dec. 9.


WEATHER

Rain and snow chances increases

Weather Forecaster Hunter Luzadder has an update on rain and show chances throughout your weekend and a rollercoaster of temperatures.



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WEATHER

Active pattern to begin December

NewsLink Indiana Weather Forecaster Ryan Hill is tracking some strong storms tonight, a big cooldown ahead for tomorrow and an active weather pattern ahead.



NEWS

School of Art: Print sale

“There were so many things that I wish I had bought. There are some really cool pieces and everyone is so talented. I ended up going with the Heart drop, it's honestly one of my favorites. I love being able to support my classmates.” Hauser said. 



NEWS

Shopping small for the holidays

 “We are a locally owned business so it helps the local economy more than the big box stores do. Also you get much more personal service. We care about our customers and we do everything we can to make them happy,” said Derek Edwards, a local business owner. 


NEWS

Skateboard Shop works to help community

 “Life Skateboards is super important for the Muncie skate community because this is really the only place we have to go at the moment to skate in the winter time,” said Caleb Swartz, an avid skater who found Life Skateboards through an instagram post. 


WEATHER

Cloudy days and possible rain

Forecaster Ian Kowalski has an update on the warmer midweek temperatures, as well as a chance of rain showers during the weekend.


CREDIT: Tribune News Service- Police on scene at a Tops Friendly Market on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Buffalo, New York. According to reports, at least 10 people were killed after a mass shooting at the store, with the shooter in police custody. (John Normile/Getty Images/TNS)
BUFFALO GUNMAN

AP: Buffalo gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre

The white gunman who massacred 10 Black shoppers and workers at a Buffalo supermarket pleaded guilty Monday to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges, guaranteeing he will spend the rest of his life in prison. Payton Gendron, 19, entered the plea Monday in a courthouse roughly two miles from the grocery store where he used a semiautomatic rifle and body armor to carry out a racist assault he hoped would help preserve white power in the U.S.







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