Lakeshore Update

Podcast, Every Friday

Each week "Lakeshore Update" brings you news, talk, and information that you might have missed, but need to know. "Lakeshore Update" is posted each Friday, and is good through Monday morning, just in time for Morning Edition, at 6 AM. You can stream episodes here, or on NPR One - search for "WLPR" and make Lakeshore Public Radio - 89.1 FM your home station.

Medscape.com

 On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the Gary Community Schools Corporation, the 2018 general election voter turnout results are in, Jake Harper reports on the #ThisIsOurLane  social media response from medical doctors following critiscism from the NRA and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Indiana University Northwest Director of Counseling Services Barbara Dahl about the stress of the holidays.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…    

franciscanhealth.org

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the City of Gary owing $3M in overdue bills to CIGNA, La Porte native Dr. Tamara O’Neal is remembered by loved ones at her celebration of life service, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Lake County Surveyor Bill Emerson.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…    

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the Gary Teachers Union contract, Charlotte Tuggle reports on a push to get a hates crime law passed, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Inside Gaming Insight editor Ed Feigenbaum.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…   

Porterco.org

 On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the Porter County election results, the BMV is closed on Saturday in observance of Veterans Day, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Ball State University Student Haley Collisun.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…  

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on former President Barack Obama coming to the Region to campaign for Indiana Democrats, dozens of Porter County voters are asked to recast ballots after a polling place snafu, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with economist Larry DeBoer about school referendums on the ballot.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…   

Brandon Smith/IPB News

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on Attorney General Curtis Hill, Donald Trump Jr. swung by the Hoosier state earlier this week to rally for several GOP candidates ahead of the midterm elections, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Donna Stuckert , public education coordinator with the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…  

NPR.org

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the flu vaccinations, Brandon Smith has a conversation with each of the candidates in the US Senate Race as well as the candidates in the Indiana Secretary of State race, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Julia Vaugh of Common Cause Indiana.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…

Photos courtesy of the U.S. Senate and Indiana General Assembly

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, Vice President Mike Pence and former Vice President Joe Biden are in Indiana for dueling senate race rallies, former Gary Schools Corporation Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt  faces felony charges, and Chris Nolte has a conversation about Domestic Violence Awareness Month. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…   

City of Gary

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the Walmart shooting in Hobart, the BMV offices will be closed in observance of the Columbus Day holiday, Sharon Jackson reports on economic development opportunities in Gary, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with hospitality industry leader and author Jokima Hiller.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…     

WFIU/WTIU news file, NPR

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on Senator Joe Donnelly planned No vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, embattled Attorney General Curtis Hill, Portage Mayor James Snyder wants information blocked from his federal corruption trial , and Chris Nolte has a conversation with with Ryan Smiley, the CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater NWI.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…   

NPR.org

 On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the NIPSCO rate hike in Indiana, Sharon Jackson reports on the gender pay gap, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with City of Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

City of Hammond

    

 On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on an endorsement Sen. Joe Donnelly received, a former East Chicago councilman was sentenced to 20 years in prison, Jill Sheridan reports on the stigma associated with CBD oil usage for senors, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with City of Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on lead contamination in City of  Hammond schools, the City of Gary held a town hall to discuss the misappropriation of the EMS 224 account, Bram-Sable Smith reports on rising insulin prices, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

Barb Anguiano/WVPE

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the Trump rally in Evansville, Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter are in the Hoosier state all week long to discuss affordable housing, Barb Angiano reports on the prison protest in Michigan City, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Black Lives Matter Gary member Lorell Kilpatrick.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…

City of Gary

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the drowning of two brothers in the Kankakee River, the City of Gary is looking to sale its public safety building, Jeanie Lindsey has a report on school safety, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Senator Joe Donnelly.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update.

A growing number of voices are calling for Attorney General Curtis Hill to resign after sexual misconduct allegations surfaced against the Republican state official. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)

On this edition of "Lakeshore Update," you'll hear the latest on the City of Gary demolition project, Attorney General Curtis Hill is back in the news, Brandon Smith reports on Senator Joe Donnelly's meeting with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and Chris Nolte has a conversation about the upcoming NWI Parent Celebration and Education Expo . All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update."

Brandon Smith

 On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the Hepatitis A outbreak in the state, Brandon Smith reports on the Donnelly-Braun senate race, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

Indiana Senate Democrats

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the Lake County precinct consolidation plan, the Rose-Coleman family has filed a $100 Million wrongful death lawsuit against the parent company of Ride the Ducks following the boating accident in Branson ,  Rebecca Theile reports on a China recycling ban, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with State Senator Karen Tallian.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…     

Brandon Smith / IPB News

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, information on the Crown Point BMV moving its location, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Speros Batitstatos from South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

Brandon Smith

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on President Trump’s potential supreme court pick, the call for Indiana Attorney General Curtis hill to resign after allegations of sexual misconduct, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Senator Joe Donnelly about a few of concerns he’s taken up on the Hill on behalf of all Hoosiers.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

NPR.com

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the Capital Gazette newsroom shooting, Brandon Smith talks about new Indiana state laws that take effect July 1st, you’ll hear about the death of Jackson Family patriarch Joe Jackson and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Holly Passi of the Jesse Brown Veterans Administration Health Center about PTSD.  All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”..  

Post-Trib

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear what Hoosier politicians are saying about the zero tolerance policy and family separation at the border, Sharon Jackson talks to Christian Jorgensen about his Republican Party win for the 7th District seat, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Marc Magill of the Jesse Brown Veterans Administration Health Center about suicide prevention.  All of that, and more, on this edition of "Lakeshore Update"…

Nathan Holth / http://historicbridges.org

On this edition of "Lakeshore Update," with Dee Dotson, you'll hear about former President Barack Obama holding a secret meeting with a Hoosier Democrat, we'll hear the latest on the Noblesville Middle School shooting, Sharon Jackson reports on a deadline extension to apply for FEMA disaster recovery assistance, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Jamie Williams from Ameristar Casino about their new landside gaming area; all of that, and more, on this edition of "Lakeshore Update."

On this edition of "Lakeshore Update," we'll get the latest on the deadly shootout in Gary, you'll hear information on FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers that are closing across the state, get the latest on the Noblesville Middle School shooting, and Chris Nolte has a conversation about redistricting reform. All of that, and more, on this edition of "Lakeshore Update"

NOBLESVILLESCHOOL.ORG

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the Noblesville Middle School shooting, Valerie Plinovich reports on school safety, Sharon Jackson  provides details on a Region-wide economic development plan and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Justin Phillips, a mother of three (and a victim of the opioid addiction problem) who created an overdose lifeline in central Indiana -- and is now Indiana co-director of Addiction Policy Forum..  All of that, and more, on this edition of "Lakeshore Update. "

Jeanie Lindsay / IPB News

On this edition of "Lakeshore Update," you'll get the latest on the school shooting in Noblesville, hear about the Calumet Township trustee that plead guilty to fraud and conspiracy, Lindsey Wright reports on students with special needs that have a traditional college experience, Sharon Jackson reports on a documentary that informs its viewers of everything that happened in Northwest Indiana and Chicago during World War II and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Motor Speedway historian Donald Davidson about the Indy 500. All of that, and more, on this edition of "Lakeshore Update."

Jennifer Weingart / WVPE

On this edition of "Lakeshore Update," you'll hear about the upcoming General Assembly special session, Brandon Smith talks about the U.S. Senate Republican primary election results, Samantha Horton reports on rising gas prices at the pump this summer, and Chris Nolte talks with Michael Hawthorne about lead contamination found in Hammond and Whiting. All of that, and more, on this edition of "Lakeshore Update."

On this edition of "Lakeshore Update" we'll hear about Governor Eric Holcomb seeking federal assistance following flooding, Brandon Smith speaks with the three Senate GOP candidates, Sharon Jackson talks with an advisor from Kouts Middle/High School about this Saturday's Out of Darkness Walk, and Chris Nolte has a conversation about College Success awards going to five high schools in Northwest Indiana. All of that, and more, on this edition of "Lakeshore Update."

Annie Ropeik, IPBS

On this edition of "Lakeshore Update," we'll hear about EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s unannounced visit to East Chicago, Lauren Chapman reports on a deportation vigil in Indianapolis,  Governor Eric Holcomb is planning a trip to Israel and Europe, and Chris Nolte has a conversation about a proposed concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) on a certified organic dairy in Newton County. All of that, and more, on this edition of "Lakeshore Update."

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This week on "Lakeshore Update" we'll hear the about the indictment on former Lake County police commander Dan Murchek, Barbara Broscher has the latest on the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Brandon Smith reports on Congressman Todd Rokita's plans to participate in an upcoming Senate GOP primary debate and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch about the 2018 General Assembly Session. All of that, and more on this edition of "Lakeshore Update."

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