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Regionally Speaking, September 6, 2022

Regionally Speaking September 6, 2022
Image of fountain at Southlake Mall circa 1970’s. Southlake Mall is located in Merrillville, Indiana.

Today: Michael Hicks is the director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University. He joins us to discuss his latest commentary on the state of factory jobs in Indiana. But up first, we speak with book author Alexandra Lange about her latest book taking a look at the history of the American mall. All of that and more on this edition of Regionally Speaking

As Vice President of Radio Operations, Tom is responsible for overseeing Lakeshore Public Radio. He oversees the radio station’s programming, as well as news. He was instrumental in bringing several different genres of music to Lakeshore Public Radio.
As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engage, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving of her time, talent and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership and her favorite quote is Leadership is service not position by Tim Fargo.