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On this edition of the podcast the you’ll the latest on State Senator Eddie Melton dropping out of the governor’s race, Rebecca Thiele reports on questions surrounding  self testing at the ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor site and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Northwest Indiana based immigration attorney Alfredo Estrada. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”…     

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 On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the search for emergency housing for several residents of an apartment building in Valparaiso, the Hard Rock Casino is coming to Gary, Brandon Smith on Attorney General Curtis Hill's latest attempts to block a federal lawsuit against him, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Donna Stuckert of the Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

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On this edition of Lakeshore Update we'll hear the latest on ArcelorMittal being fined after it was discovered an employee was exposed to hazardous substances, Brandon Smith reports on the the Supreme Court ruling on redistricting reform and how that might affect Indiana, and an Indianapolis lawyer is throwing his hat in the ring to become the next Attorney General for the Hoosier state. All of that, and more, on this edition of Lakeshore Update.

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Today:   Beth Spurgeon, the head of corporate responsibility for ArcelorMittal Americas, is on the program with more about the 2018 integrated report entitled "Innovating for Impact."  This is the 10th yearin the series of reports on the steelmaking giant's corporate responsibility and sustainability initiatives.  Beth outlines the challenges and committments made worldwide and in northwest Indiana.   We also hear from Amari Victoria and Elisabeth Menning, the organizers, about the first Northwest Indiana Pride event, that is scheduled for July 13th in Highland.

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Today:  Northwest Indiana community activist Ruth Needleman joins us in the studio to tell us about a new community rally next month outside the Gary-Chicago International Airport to protest the Trump administration's immigration policy and the local impact of plans to end DACA -- subjecting the "Dreamers" to potential deportation.

A who’s-who of Midwest business leaders met in Indianapolis Thursday to talk about their stake in fixing updating the nation’s aging transportation system.

Many say Indiana’s plans for road repairs should stand as a national, multi-modal example.

Ports of Indiana CEO Rich Cooper, who helped host the roundtable discussion, says the state and national economies rely on more than ships and barges. Changes at one part of the system, he says, have huge ripple effects on the rest.