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Ray Steele

Ray Steele has been a reporter for Network Indiana since December 2011. Ray was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and raised just south of there in Trenton, Georgia.  He attended Jacksonville State University in Alabama.

Ray spent the five years before coming to Indy in Savannah, Georgia.  He earned several Associated Press Awards for news coverage and sports play-by-play at some of the top news radio stations in the South; among them are WREC in Memphis, WERC in Birmingham, Alabama and WPTF in Raleigh, North Carolina.  

Ray enjoys time with his wife and two daughters, the music of Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, 1920s - 50's jazz and 1980's hair metal bands.  He doesn't believe the world would rotate properly without baseball, pro wrestling, Doctor Who and Cosmos.

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If you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, why not (unless you have an allergy, or another extenuating circumstance)?. The arrival of the first bitter cold of the year should be a good reminder that it is flu season. Still, the CDC says the percentage of Americans who get flu...
(image courtesy of Indianapolis Monthly) My favorite event, other than say Christmas, is here - it is Timmy Takedown time ! I was introduced to the Timmy Takedown last year, though Dr. Chuck Dietzen, pediatric rehab physician and pro wrestler (yes, really! He will proudly show...
(image courtesy of Jim Callaghan - Evelyn.co.uk) So you are told your guest is profoundly deaf, yet she speaks with perfect diction and reads lips. My, and perhaps your, first inclination is to over-enunciate, opening your mouth as if you have the remnants of a peanut butter...
(image courtesy of the United Way of Central Indiana) If an Indianapolis Public School teacher made a difference in your life, you can nominate them for a big prize. Nominations are being accepted for the Hubbard Life Changing Teacher Award. "It is an award established by Al and...
A judge says a man who raped and murdered a Franklin College student 17 years ago cannot be executed for mental health reasons. St. Joseph County Superior Court Judge Jane Woodward Miller ruled that Michael Dean Overstreet is not currently competent to be put to death for the...
The agency that represents Indiana consumers says regulators should not approve a proposed rate increase for Duke Energy. The Office of Utility Consumer Counselor says Duke Energy did not provide its office enough details on the proposed increase, which Duke says would fund $1.9...
(wibc.com photo: Ray Steele) Some IUPUI students braved the cold in an effort to spread some positivity. The "Positive Blitz" was an idea given to the Indianapolis campus by Indiana University's communications office, who saw it on social media. Some students and staffers left...
Election boards can no longer bar candidates from linking themselves with other candidates in campaign literature. U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker ruled that the Marion County Election Board could no longer enforce Indiana's anti-slating law as it attempted to do in 2012...
(image courtesy of YouTube) For the second time this year, U.S. Airways would not allow a member of the artists-in-residence for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra to take their instrument on a flight. Members of the string trio Time For Three were trying to fly out of Los...