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All IN: The Character of American Democracy

Sep 15, 2020
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Jill Long Thompson is a former U.S. Representative from Indiana’s 4th District, and ran against Mitch Daniels for governor in 2008. We talk to her today about ethics in government, the subject of her new book “The Character of American Democracy: Preserving Our Past, Protecting Our Future.”

All IN: Homeless Shelters And COVID-19

Sep 9, 2020
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Homeless shelters across the state have had to halt, pivot, and adapt services and programming because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’ve taken many different approaches to keep their residents, staff, and volunteers safe.

All IN: Telehealth And COVID-19 Testing

Sep 3, 2020
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Indiana University is one of many institutions that have had to figure out how to conduct large scale COVID-19 testing for students on its campuses. On arrival, around one percent of students tested positive. We talk to a public health official there about how they've been tracking the virus since.

Courtesy of Indiana Authors Awards

The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors. We’ve featured conversations with nominated authors in many of the categories throughout our series, “The Shortlist.” Today we hear from the winners.

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The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out earlier this month. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

Today we talk to nominated authors in the children’s category.

All IN: Voting In The 2020 Election

Aug 27, 2020
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Today we dive into all the details around voting, and counting votes, in the November election. There’s a lot of conversation going on about how it’s going to be done, how it should be done, and whether there’s reason to worry about fraud.

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In, August 21, 2020

Aug 21, 2020

In a statewide address this week, Governor Holcomb announced a new cabinet position--Chief Equity, Opportunity, and Inclusion Officer. And Planned Parenthood will drop a lawsuit against the state of Indiana over the 18-hour pre-abortion ultrasound law. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

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Indiana’s moratorium on evictions ended last week, and many are worried the ongoing pandemic will cause a wave of evictions across the state. Evictions are often a catastrophic event in someone’s life, and can have wide-ranging consequences in the communities where they happen.

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The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out earlier this month. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

Today we talk to nominated authors in the fiction category.

Produced by Matt Pelsor.

Guests:

Brian Allen Carr
Author, “Opioid, Indiana”

Chris White
Author, “The Life List of Adrian Mandrick”

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Today Governor Eric Holcomb addresses the state on issues around equity and inclusion. The speech comes nearly three months after protests against police brutality and systemic racism kicked off in Indiana and across the country. Soon after those protests started, Holcomb said he was working on a “to-do list” to address racial injustice in the state.

All IN: Managing Anxiety And Depression (Repeat)

Aug 17, 2020
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The pandemic has been a stressful time for most of us, and a lot of people experiencing anxiety and depression might be feeling it for the first time.

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The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out earlier this week. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

All IN: Issues Facing Women Veterans

Aug 10, 2020
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Some women veterans don't join veteran service organizations because of a culture they say continues to marginalize them. Some say reports of sexual violence continue to be mishandled in the military. Leaders behind a new project say it's time to talk openly about all of it.

All IN: COVID-19 Update

Aug 6, 2020
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Indiana’s schools are starting to reopen, in a variety of ways. And although the state’s reopening plan was put on pause, it's nearing the end of its timeline. But the COVID-19 pandemic is definitely not over.

All IN: Creating Art In Uncertain Times

Aug 5, 2020
Provided by Kyle Ragsdale

Artists take inspiration from many places, but the societal upheaval of the pandemic, and protests for racial justice are ringing loudly right now. How are Indiana’s artists responding? What effect is the pandemic having on their income, and their ability to complete their work?

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Today we talk about the different approaches Indiana schools are taking to reopen, and the guidance they're using to make those decisions.

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The pandemic has introduced a lot of new challenges for Indiana, but it's also highlighted issues that have long existed. For people with intellectual and physical disabilities, getting in-person care can be crucial, but stay-at-home orders and a shortage of nurses have created huge problems for a lot of disabled Hoosiers. 

Courtesy of Indiana Landmarks

Former Indiana first lady Judy O’Bannon has many accolades to her name. From community activism to youth leadership, she’s always busy.

All IN: Indiana's Economic Outlook

Jul 28, 2020
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The additional $600 weekly unemployment benefit provided by the federal CARES Act expired last Saturday in Indiana. The benefit acted as a lifeline for thousands of Hoosiers, and as a buoy for the greater economy. And now, as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in the state, many businesses have had to pause their reopening, if not take a step back.

All IN: The Skills Gap Debate

Jul 27, 2020
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Within days of the COVID-19 pandemic forcing businesses to shut down, or dramatically change their operations, unemployment skyrocketed. Now Hoosier workers and business owners are left wondering how to piece things back together.

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

Jul 24, 2020

Governor Holcomb says masks are mandatory in public places starting Monday. But the Attorney General says the governor doesn’t have the authority to do that. The mask mandate also extends to schools, many of which are about to reopen. And the Indiana General Assembly is figuring out how to hold their 2021 session during a pandemic, but the Democrats say we need to hold a special session yet this year. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

All IN: Managing Anxiety And Depression

Jul 23, 2020
Mark Granitz / Flickr

The pandemic has been a stressful time for most of us, and a lot of people experiencing anxiety and depression might be feeling it for the first time.

All IN: An Hour With Brian Bosma

Jul 22, 2020
Courtesy of Indiana House GOP

Brian Bosma retires from the Indiana General Assembly next week as the longest-serving House Speaker in state history.

All IN: Indiana’s Immigrants And COVID-19

Jul 15, 2020
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Indiana’s immigrants are often on the front lines of the pandemic working essential jobs, sometimes without sufficient protective equipment. And often those are the lucky ones. Those who have lost their jobs either can’t receive public benefits because of their status, or they aren’t comfortable doing so for fear of being labeled a public charge.

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: Paddling in Indiana

Jul 7, 2020
Courtesy of the White River Alliance

Indiana has countless rivers, streams, and creeks waiting to be explored. To help, the Department of Natural Resources has released an interactive paddling map that shows public access locations, water levels, and hazards like low-head dams.

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.

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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.

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