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Eric Berman

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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Bicentennial Plaza (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Indiana's 200th birthday is Sunday, but the annual Statehood Day celebration at the statehouse came two days early. Vice President-elect Mike Pence told a crowd of fourth-graders Indiana has prospered over two centuries the...
United Steelworkers Local 1999 president Chuck Jones (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis labor leaders say they're hoping for concrete action from Donald Trump on the offshoring of American jobs. Trump vowed during the campaign to slap a 35% tariff on goods manufactured...
The Indiana War Memorial Museum is celebrating the state's bicentennial with a major upgrade to its opening gallery. The museum galleries track Indiana's military history from the American Revolution through the War on Terror. But War Memorials Commission executive director...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The suspect in a pair of shooting incidents at Indy Metro Police stations has been officially charged with attempted murder. Damoine Wilcoxson has been in custody since a Halloween standoff with SWAT officers, on a charge of murdering a Zionsville man in...
(Photo courtesy of Getty Images.) John Glenn, the astronaut who became a national hero after becoming the first American to orbit the earth, has died at 95. Glenn served as a highly-decorated pilot in both World War II and the Korean Conflict and logged over 9,000 flight hours...
Two Indiana colleges are at the top of a ranking of the nation's training programs for elementary-school teachers. The National Council on Teacher Quality places Purdue and Taylor Universities in the top 1% of the nation's 875 schools of education. The biannual ranking evaluates...
FISHERS, Ind. -- The new exit at 106th Street off I-69 is now open. Fishers, Hamilton County and INDOT officials cut the ribbon Wednesday to mark the completion of eight months of construction on a project that's been talked about for at least five years. Engineers say the new...
Prosecutors in Oakland say they're reviewing whether the fire which killed 36 people in a converted warehouse should lead to criminal charges. Prosecutors have said murder charges are a possibility. That would require proof the fire was set deliberately. Even without that, the...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A Zionsville murder case may lead to an expansion of DNA evidence in Indiana. Since 2005, Indiana has taken DNA from anyone convicted of a felony. But legislators have repeatedly killed proposals to collect samples from suspects when they're arrested. More...