Regionally Speaking, Thursday, February 27, 2020

Feb 27, 2020

This is the view, from an ADA launch along Lake Michigan, of the erosion caused by high waves and storms that is now being addressed by state as well as local officials. State Senator Karen Tallian talked about it recently with Michael Puente, and is on "Regionally Speaking" today.
Credit Tyler Lake / WTIU Blomington

Today:  we begin with "Off Mic" host Michael Puente's conversation with Porter County state Senator Karen Tallian about the Lake Michigan erosion issue and of the executive order from Gov. Eric Holcomb to put state agencies at work with local assistance -- and possibly a requst for federal help.  Michael also talks later about the northwest Indiana connection for the new Disney Co. CEO.  Lakeshore Public Radio's Jose Rodriguez, host of "Region Nerd Alert," and his cohosts have the latest about this weekend's C2E2 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo.  Lakeshore Public Radio's Tom Maloney talked with NPR's Bob Boilen about the next series of "Tiny Desk Concerts." Side Effects Public Media's Isaiah Seibert spoke at length with New England journalist Greg O'Brien about his personal journey with Alzheimers' and the podcast he created to talk about it.