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Eric Berman has been WIBC and Network Indiana's political reporter and statehouse bureau chief for two decades, and has covered the administrations of six governors. Eric began his radio career at WIOU in Kokomo, and worked at WOWO in Fort Wayne before joining WIBC in 1994. His work has earned numerous awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Indiana Broadcasters Association, United Press International, and the Associated Press, including the AP's Indiana Reporter of the Year award. He has been cited by Howey Politics Indiana as one of Indiana's most trusted political reporters. Eric was a semifinalist in the "Jeopardy!" Tournament of Champions in 1987, and has co-authored five trivia books with Lou Harry, including "Biggest Trivia Book Ever -- and That's a Fact!"

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Six months after the murder of a Howard County sheriff's deputy, prosecutors have filed charges. Gunman Evan Dorsey killed himself within hours of shooting Deputy Carl Koontz. But State Police say a search of Dorsey's mobile home revealed three hidden video cameras, and a review...
Transit advocates are gearing up for a campaign to pass a tax referendum to expand the IndyGo bus system. The referendum would authorize a quarter-percent income tax to increase IndyGo service by 70%, adding three rapid-transit bus lines and running buses later into the night...
(WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Governor Mike Pence will return to his home state Friday for a rally in Fort Wayne, his first Indiana campaign stop on behalf of Donald Trump since the day after he became Republicans' vice presidential nominee. Pence will headline a noon rally...
More families would qualify for state-funded preschool under a proposal from a business and nonprofit coalition. The United Way-led "All in for Pre-K" coalition announced in August it would lobby for expansion of a five-county pilot program for low-income families, though not...
Indianapolis Carrier workers losing their jobs will be eligible for federal help. A Department of Labor program offers job training, relocation assistance, and temporary financial help to workers whose unemployment can be traced to foreign trade. The department has approved a...
Candidates for governor Eric Holcomb (R, left) and John Gregg (D) (WIBC.com file photo: Abdul-Hakim Shabazz) Very little disagreement in the first debate of the campaign for governor. The debate at Lawrence North High School was devoted to education, but the only significant...
Lt. Gov. and Republican governor nominee Eric Holcomb (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Republican governor nominee Eric Holcomb is calling for a shorter ISTEP, school choice, and more focus on math and science, in the second of four planned policy rollouts. Holcomb laid out...
(WIBC.com file photo: Indianapolis Motor Speedway) The most successful team owner in IndyCar history is offering some insight into his other business interests. When Roger Penske's not at the track, he's running the more than 300 car dealerships and parts distributors in the...
NHRA driver Morgan Lucas awaits the passing of the Bicentennial torch flame to his hot rod before streaking down the Lucas Oil Raceway dragstrip. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) The Bicentennial torch has arrived in central Indiana for the first time. The torch made its first...