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Regionally Speaking
Monday - Thursday, 11 AM -12 PM

Addressing the most important local issues facing the Region during a daily hour of stimulating conversation with local news-makers.

  • Today: On this Reporters Roundtable Thursday, we speak with “Times of Northwest Indiana” chief political reporter Dan Carden about his stories in print and online, including bills under review in the 2022 General Assembly session. ”Post-Tribune” freelance reporter Carole Carlson reviews her stories on topics in the city of Gary, including a new executive director for the city’s International Airport.
  • Today: Lake County GOP chairman Dan Dernulc is on “Regionally Speaking” to discuss the local political party, as the candidate filing period is underway for the May 3rd primary election.
  • Today: Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch is on “Regionally Speaking” to talk about the annual “point-in-time” homeless count across northwest Indiana and the state on January 26th, and of the deadline for volunteers who’d like to help out in the count.
  • Today: Lake County Democratic Party chairman Jim Weiser is on “Regionally Speaking” with the latest look at the local political party, as the candidate filing period is underway for the May 3rd primary election. He talks about those who’ve already filed for office and those about to file, including interested newcomers.
  • Today: On this Reporters Roundtable Thursday, “Post-Tribune” reporters Alexandra Kukulka and Carrie Napoleon will talk about the stories they put out in print and online. We also have a conversation with the Indiana Principal of the Year: Valparaiso Heavilin Elementary principal Bonnie Stephens.
  • Today: We revisit our conversation with Dianne Halsey with the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority about the recent inductees to the Wall of Legends which included a surprise inductee: the man who created the Wall itself.
  • Today: We talk with another candidate on the May 2022 primary election ballot: Valparaiso Police Chief Jeff Balon, who is running as a Republican for Porter County Sheriff.
  • Today: The 2022 Indiana General Assembly session begins on Tuesday in Indianapolis, so we bring back our conversation of late last month with Indiana political analyst Andy Downs about what topics will likely come up.
  • Today: Indiana gaming industry expert and “Indiana Gaming Insight” newsletter creator and editor Ed Feigenbaum is on “Regionally Speaking” to give the latest on Hoosier casinos – local and statewide – including the latest on a western Indiana casino project.
  • In this “Reporters Roundtable Thursday,” we look back at 2021’s major news stories and ask the reporters who wrote most of them to talk about them.