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Regionally Speaking, Monday, December 18, 2017

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Today:   We revisit our conversation with Andy Downs of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics in Fort Wayne about the major issues that could come up during the next General Assembly session that is  scheduled to begin January 3rd.

Ellen Szarletta with the Center for Urban and Regional Excellence at Indiana University Northwest joins us to talk about the topics for next month's "Senior University" courses offered on the Gary campus.

Purdue University Northwest graduate Jasmine Cervik of Kouts just received her bachelor's degree in management with a minor in creative writing -- and she talks about her journey through college in less than four years and still taking care of a family and household.

And Indiana Public Broadcasting's Barbara Anguiano talks to some people who are already lamenting Sunday's closing of Star Plaza Theatre after 38 years in offering the best in entertainment to Region residents.