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Marvin Bills

Marvin Bills joined WLFI in January of 2019 as a multi-platform journalist

Title: Multi-platform Journalist
marvin.bills@wlfi.com

Marvin Bills joined WLFI in January of 2019 as a multi-platform journalist. Marvin was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended high school at Ben Davis High School. Marvin then moved to Terre Haute, IN where he attended Indiana State University. While in Terre Haute Marvin worked as a full-time Production Assistant for the NBC/ABC affiliate WTWO/WAWV. He also worked as a reporter/anchor for the university TV station.

Marvin loves to learn and is very social, he loves to meet new people. In his free time, Marvin loves to shop, watch reality TV, and hike. He was part of show choir for 7 years and competed in competitions. He is excited to learn more about the Greater Lafayette area and all that it has to offer.

Feel free to contact Marvin on story suggestions, comments, questions, or just to chat!

Recent Posts by Marvin Bills

Family member of man found dead in West Lafayette apartment speaks out

The Tippecanoe County Coroner said the preliminary cause of death for a man police found in a West Lafayette apartment was a single gunshot wound.

Former staff member for George H.W. Bush speaks at Purdue on Inauguration Day

Purdue University is celebrating Inauguration Day with a series of events online.

Hometown Hero Honoree Gayle Kamp: I like to help people and I try to help where ever I can

News 18 continues to highlight people in the community who are making strides to create an impact. January's Hometown Hero Honoree is Gayle Kamp.

Local leaders share thoughts on Purdue students coming back

Purdue University students return next Tuesday and with the county's positivity rate at 13.6 percent local leaders are sharing their thoughts.

Tippecanoe County's positivity rate skyrockets

Tippecanoe County's COVID-19 positivity rate now sits at 13.6 percent. That's according to the Indiana State Department of Health.

Tippecanoe County Health Department voices concern about March Madness

The Tippecanoe County Health Department said the NCAA's announcement to hold March Madness in Indiana is concerning.

Community collaboration filling a need for homeless services

Thanks to a community collaboration people experiencing homelessness will not go without during this time.

Appointment to Logansport Historic Preservation Commission a hot topic

The recent appointment of Perry Rennewanz to Logansport Historic Preservation Commission has several people voicing their opposition.

Visit Lafayette, West Lafayette hoping March Madness will boost local economy

Visit Lafayette, West Lafayette is optimistic the NCAA's announcement will have an impact on Greater Lafayette. News 18 spoke with the president of the county's local tourist center about the excitement and hope for the local economy.

Local business opens its doors amid pandemic

A local salon has opened its doors amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cases: 608519

Reported Deaths: 9693
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Lake45349684
Allen32803548
Hamilton29394315
St. Joseph27380381
Elkhart24404345
Vanderburgh19411249
Tippecanoe17970138
Johnson15069295
Porter14783169
Hendricks14401248
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Vigo10726181
Clark10677144
Monroe9383110
Delaware9116134
LaPorte9065163
Howard8236144
Kosciusko806983
Warrick672999
Hancock6697104
Bartholomew6484100
Floyd6428110
Wayne6136162
Grant5991115
Dubois555579
Boone551168
Morgan541295
Henry507864
Marshall503984
Cass483263
Dearborn479845
Noble473059
Jackson425047
Shelby417581
Lawrence391079
Clinton373043
Gibson370359
Harrison348144
DeKalb347164
Montgomery345754
Knox335639
Miami321444
Steuben313745
Whitley307326
Wabash303251
Adams300936
Ripley298445
Putnam296850
Huntington291659
Jasper289034
White273243
Daviess270474
Jefferson263338
Decatur247683
Fayette247148
Greene239862
Posey239328
Wells236051
LaGrange228862
Scott225339
Clay222532
Randolph213548
Jennings198936
Sullivan192333
Spencer191321
Washington186423
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Starke175443
Jay167623
Owen165737
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