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Regionally Speaking, Thursday, February 2, 2017

WBAA Public Radio

Today:  Cal Bellamy, the president of the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission, is in the studio to talk about the multi-county commission and its goals to train employees of governmental offices and other facilities in ethical workplace practices.  The SEAC just released its 2016 annual report and Bellamy talks about 2017, including its annual Ethics Summit in early April.

Lakeshore Public Radio's Steven Lattimore has updated reports on the East Chicago West Calumet Housing complex cleanup effort and what NIRPC's been doing to prevent another South Shore Line ice emergency from stalling trains and delaying passengers.

Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson spoke to Region residents this week about the upcoming Super Bowl and we hear from The Times of Northwest Indiana business reporter Joseph Pete about his latest articles that cover local unemployment rates, a huge redevelopment project at what used to be the U.S. Steel South Works site in Chicago and what Fair Oaks Farms plans to do to continue to bring in more tourists. It involves introducing chickens and beef cattle to the "experience."