Regionally Speaking, Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Jul 31, 2018

Indiana Gaming Insight / Legislative Insight editor Ed Feigenbaum
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Today:   A conversation with Ed Feigenbaum, editor of "Indiana Gaming Insight" and "Indiana Legislative Insight" newsletters, on the latest news from the gaming industry in the Hoosier State, including the northwest Indiana casinos for the first half of 2018, and some updates on Hoosier politics.

We offer you another conversation from the Welcome Project at Valparaiso University.  The Welcome Project takes first-person stories and pairs them with intentional conversations to forge stronger ties within and across our communities. In this revisited conversation, we learn how a Gary native's childhood piano lessons leads to his eventual career in music.

Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors CEO Peter Novak joins us with the latest complete home sales report, for June 2018, and a look at how the first six months of the year went -- in terms of home sales and the median pricing of them.  He also looks at the factors that still drive the housing markets in the seven-county region of the Association.