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Lakeshore Update, May 8, 2020

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On this edition of the podcast the you’ll hear the latest on Ford bringing back two shifts of workers to its the Chicago Assembly Plant as it starts resuming production, Tyson Foods meatpacking plant in Logansport has resumed limited operations, the Indianapolis police department provided updates following two fatal police involved shootings, Eric Weddle reports on the challenges special education students face by school building closures  and Chris Nolte has a conversation with US Congressman Pete Visclosky. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…

As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engage, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving of her time, talent and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership and her favorite quote is Leadership is service not position by Tim Fargo.
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