Regionally Speaking, Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Today: Maggie Clifton, director of community engagement for the city of Valparaiso, joins us to talk about the 14 neighborhood projects that being supported this year by the Redevelopment Commission's Neighborhood Improvement Grant program. This the second year for the program and this year's grants will be focued on projects like new sidewalks, street lights and playground equipment. We have another edition of "Green Fleet Radio," with host Carl Lisek of South Shore Clean Cities. and there is an addition to Majestic Star Casino in Gary -- mobile sports betting, as supplied by an Illinois company. Frank Ignatius, the founder and president of USA Sports Gaming, talks about the new partnership with casino owner Spectacle Emtertainment of Indianapolis. Indiana Public Broadcasting's Justin Hicks and Jeanie Lindsay offer a feature on how Hoosier educators can fulfill a new requirement for renewing their teaching licenses -- career awareness training.