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Regionally Speaking, Wednesday, October 13, 2021

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Today:  Northwest Indiana financial advisor Greg Hammer is back on "Regionally Speaking" about some important money matters that should be accomplished before the end of the calendar year.  That includes converting one's Roth IRA and making charitable contributions.  Side Effects Public Media reporter Christine Herman spoke with a chaplain who is dealing with COVID vaccine hestitancy, mistrust and misinformation from those who seek his advice.  And Julie Wiejak, the interim executive director of undergraduate admissions at Purdue University Northwest, talks about the two "Preview PNW" campus information sessions for high schoolers who are interested in college or for adults (including veterans) who want to return to college for their degrees.  The first session is Saturday, Oct. 16th on the Hammond campus and the second is on Nov. 13th on the Westville campus.  Both sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and more information is online.

Chris Nolte produces and hosts “Regionally Speaking” aired weekdays from noon to 1:00 p.m. He's also the temporary local "Morning Edition" host.