All IN

Weekdays at 12 PM
  • Hosted by Matt Pelsor

"All IN" is a daily, statewide talk show about interesting things happening in Indiana. We want to connect people–to the latest news and to each other–through deep, thoughtful, lively conversation.

And we would love to hear from you! Send us questions or comments on Twitter and Facebook, and we’ll try to work it into the show.

All IN: Good Bones

Jul 9, 2020
Courtesy of "Good Bones"

Mother-daughter duo Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen E. Laine renovated their first home in 2007 with determination, patience, and a little help from YouTube. A few years later, they founded Two Chicks and a Hammer, an Indianapolis-based home renovation company. Then HGTV came knocking. And today “Good Bones,” a TV show that chronicles each of their home transformations, is airing its fifth season.

All IN: The Amani Connection

Jul 6, 2020
Steve Burger / WNIN

In 2003, a pastor from Evansville and a grad student from Africa had a chance meeting that led to the creation of a learning center in Kenya, impacting thousands. We talk with the two people who had that meeting 17 years ago, and find out what it took to make the Amani Learning Center happen.

The U.S. Supreme Court recently voted to uphold DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. It’s a victory for immigration advocates and those pushing for expanded protections and paths to citizenship, but many say the fight is far from over.

All IN: Optimizing Life

Jun 24, 2020
Courtesy of Leigh DeNoon

A few years ago Dave Foster, a retired paramedic in South Bend, was told he would need a heart transplant. While he waited, he made dramatic changes to the way he ate, exercised, and managed stress with the help of medical professionals. Within 60 days, Dave’s heart function had improved to the point where a transplant was no longer necessary.

Amir Clark / Flickr

A new report is out on the LGBTQ+ community in Indianapolis. What did it reveal, and what impact could it have? We talk to a panel of experts and advocates about what they found.

Hiking While Black

Jun 10, 2020

Every Hoosier is free to enjoy the great outdoors, but some of us have to make extra considerations. Today we talk about what the outdoor experience is like for black and brown people in Indiana.

All IN - 6/8/20 - Protest Voices

Jun 8, 2020
Justin Hicks / IPB News

Widespread protests erupted more than a week ago, part of a national response to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and they’ve continued in cities across Indiana and the country ever since. Today we talk to protestors and organizers about the ideas and demands behind these protests, and a social policy researcher helps explain how these ideas could take shape.

All IN - 6/5/20 - The Friday Pitch-In

Jun 5, 2020

Protests continued across Indiana all week, as part of a national response to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. And the results from Tuesday’s primary election have started coming in.

Schools, teachers and students across the state were forced to adapt when the pandemic hit, but some say too many schools are failing to meet the needs of students in special education.

All IN - 6/2/20 - Primary Election Day

Jun 2, 2020

Hoosiers are headed to the polls for the primary election, after weeks of postponement due to the pandemic. We talk about the safety protocol voters can expect at polling places, and how over 550,000 requested mail-in ballots will be processed.

All IN - 5/22/20 - The Friday Pitch-In

May 22, 2020

On this week’s Friday Pitch-In we learn about the next stage in the state’s plan to reopen, and get an update on summer convention cancellations.

More time at home has given some people the chance to rediscover their kitchens and explore their culinary potential. Are you struggling to use what’s left in the pantry? One local chef says scarcity can unleash your untapped creativity.

Glenn Gass has had a legendary career in rock 'n' roll. Not by selling out stadiums, but by filling up lecture halls. The Indiana University professor, known as “Doctor Rock,” created the first rock history course to be offered at the school. The class lasted decades, introducing over 60,000 students to the music that defined a generation.

For groups that fight poverty and serve those with mental health issues, work didn’t stop when the pandemic hit. But it did get more complicated. Today we talk to service providers about how they’ve dealt with the pandemic and all its consequences.

All IN - 5/15/20 - The Friday Pitch-In

May 15, 2020

On this week's Friday Pitch-In we learn about utility companies seeking relief from the state, and get an update on Attorney General Curtis Hill.

Religious groups are allowed to reconvene in most parts of the state, but not all congregations are choosing to do it. Many are worried that relaxed rules for religious gatherings will lead to an increase in coronavirus cases.

Some of the best windows into Indiana’s rich history are the buildings that have stood for decades, even centuries, across the state. The nonprofit Indiana Landmarks works to preserve historically significant sites, from single-family homes to the enormous West Baden Springs Hotel in French Lick.

Most 2020 graduates didn't envision streaming commencement ceremonies and virtual proms, but communities across Indiana have found creative ways to celebrate their accomplishments.

All IN - 5/11/20 - Tamika Catchings

May 11, 2020

Tamika Catchings has a long list of accomplishments from her lengthy career playing basketball for the Indiana Fever. But nowadays, when you hear people talk about Tamika Catchings, you’ll hear just as much praise for the work she’s doing off the court.

All IN - 5/8/20 - The Friday Pitch-In

May 8, 2020

Stage 2 of Gov. Holcomb’s plan to reopen the state went into effect this week. We catch up on the details behind the plan, and find out why the governor is calling Indiana’s religious services a “test or control group.”

All IN: Indiana's Plan To Reopen

May 7, 2020

Today we talk about the recently announced road map to reopen Indiana.

Lauren Chapman / IPB News

Indiana’s primary was postponed to June 2 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And the ways in which Hoosiers can vote changed too. We talk to Indiana's Secretary of State about the extension of vote-by-mail, and what safety measures will be taken at the polls.

All IN: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4, 2020

Indiana's teachers have been forced to adapt to incredibly challenging circumstances throughout the pandemic.

All IN: Are We Ready To Reopen?

Apr 30, 2020

Indiana’s stay-at-home order will begin its slow roll back on Friday. There are widespread concerns that many essential workers are already in dangerous situations. What will it mean to bring even more workers into these places? Can we keep them safe?

All IN: How Local Musicians Are Getting By

Apr 29, 2020
Courtesy of S.M. Wolf

Local musicians are taking a major hit without live audiences and regular gigs. How has the pandemic affected their daily life, their income, and their creativity?

All IN: The Friday Pitch-IN, April 24, 2020

Apr 24, 2020

Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order was extended this week. We talk about changes made to the order, including a relaxed restriction on elective surgeries. And the state superintendent says students may continue e-learning through part of the summer.

All IN: Are We Making Progress Against COVID-19?

Apr 22, 2020

Governor Eric Holcomb’s “Stay-At-Home” order has been in effect for four weeks now. What progress has been made against COVID-19, and what will life look like in the next four weeks?

Agronomist Norman Borlaug led a “Green Revolution” of agriculture programs estimated to have saved one billion lives. But some argue those efforts came with unintended consequences.

All IN: Helping People With Special Needs

Apr 20, 2020

Today we talk about how the pandemic is affecting kids and adults with special needs, and how the people who take care of them are learning and adapting to make things better.

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In, April 17, 2020

Apr 17, 2020

State officials say they feel “cautiously optimistic” about the results of Indiana’s response to the coronavirus so far. We talk about why that is, and how Gov. Holcomb’s stay-at-home order might change in the coming weeks.

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