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A growing number of voices are calling for Attorney General Curtis Hill to resign after sexual misconduct allegations surfaced against the Republican state official. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)

Lakeshore Update, August 17, 2018

On this edition of "Lakeshore Update," you'll hear the latest on the City of Gary demolition project, Attorney General Curtis Hill is back in the news, Brandon Smith reports on Senator Joe Donnelly's meeting with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and Chris Nolte has a conversation about the upcoming NWI Parent Celebration and Education Expo . All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update."

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Regionally Speaking, Thursday, August 16, 2018

Today: On this Reporters' Roundtable Thursday, we talk with Lauren Cross of the "Times of Northwest Indiana" about the stories she's posted online and in print in the newspaper, inckuding her exclusive conversaton with former FBI director James Comey -- the first speaker in this year's Purdue University Northwest Sinai Forum series. He comes into northwest Indiana on Sept. 9th. By the way, the tickets for the entire season of speeches are already sold-out. We also spoke with Lt. G9vernor...

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2018 Midterm Elections

Indiana Democrat Calls For Enhanced Election Security

Jul 30, 2018
Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jim Harper says Hoosiers should be concerned about election security this year. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jim Harper says Hoosiers should be concerned about election security this year.


NORTHWEST INDIANA - The winner of the Republican Party in the May primary for the Lake County Council Christian Jorgensen talked with Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson after Friday's recount. Jorgensen is currently President of the St John Town Council and he is an attorney by trade.  Jorgensen ran against incumbent Eldon Strong for the 7th district seat.  When asked about his opponent's concession of the race he said that was a positive.

The battle lines are being drawn five months ahead of the midterms, with more Americans than at any point in at least the last two decades saying they're enthusiastic about voting — and record numbers of voters say President Trump and which party controls Congress are big factors in their vote, according to a new Pew Research Center survey released Wednesday.

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FACT CHECK: White House Apologizes For False Claim About African-American Jobs

The White House was forced to backtrack this week, after wildly misstating the level of job gains by African-Americans under President Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama. The false claim came during Tuesday's press briefing, which was dominated by questions about Omarosa Manigault Newman. In her new tell-all book and on an accompanying publicity tour, the former reality TV star and presidential assistant has accused Trump of being a racist. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tried to...

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Diocese Promises Release Of Names Of Alleged Abusers

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The names of those credibly accused of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will soon be known.


Bishop Kevin Rhoades made the promise Friday afternoon, during a press conference called in response to the Pennsylvia grand jury report detailing decades of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church there.


Corn field In Elkhart County, Indiana. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)
Samantha Horton

A yearly Purdue University study says farmland values are increasing in Indiana – but that may not be what farmers want to hear in times of a trade war.

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