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Lakeshore Update, July 7, 2017

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On this edition of the podcast we'll get more information on Indiana's top growing cities from Annie Ropiek. Brandon Smith tells us how education legislation could change this fall, and Jill Sheridan reports on five new opiod treatment programs that are being used to combat the epidemic. All of that, and more on this edition of Lakeshore Update.

Sara Dykstra is a 21 year old intern at Lakeshore Public Media, where she is just beginning to pursue her dream in public media. She graduated from Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield, IN in 2016. This is where she realized her love and passion for Radio/Television broadcasting thanks to her Teacher/Mentor, Jeff Martin, who is the Radio/TV Broadcasting instructor at KVHS. She is currently employed at The Home Depot in Valparaiso where she loves her job and the perks of customer service. Along her journey she has won numerous awards for publications including the following: 1st place in Chronological Yearbook Design at Franklin College's IHSPA (Indiana High School Press Association), 1st place in BPA (Business Professionals of America) Regional's for News Broadcast Team Production (2014 & 2015), 2nd place in BPA State for News Broadcast Team Production (2016), Top 25 in the Nation for BPA News Broadcast Team Production, Best Actress Award for High school Film Festival (2015 & 2016).
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