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Today:  Indiana University Northwest professors Linda Galocy and Dorinda Sattler are on "Regionally Speaking" with their earlier conversation on privacy laws during the COVID-19 pandemic -- and what businesses can ask of their customers and of their employees.  State Senator Karen Tallian (D-Ogden Dunes) talks about her demand that the state Department of Workforce Development stop demanding that "gig economy" Hoosiers who received pandemic unemployement benefits repay the state for the benefits. And Side Effects Public Media's Carter Barrett has a conversation with colleague Lauren Bavis on the impact of ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations. An Indianapolis-based healthcare provider is still trying to bring affected systems back online, two weeks after the hackers' attack.

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Today:  A northwest Indiana travel specialist arranges professionally-accompanied group cruises and vacations for those with diagnoses like dementia-Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, cancer and the like – and they include their caregivers and family members. The company's owner, Kathy Shoaf, is back on "Regionally Speaking" with a post-pandemic update.  Lake County Democratic Party chairman Jim Weiser talks about today's local visit from the "American Rescue Plan Tour," at Wicker Park in Highland.  State chairman Mike Schmuhl joins Congressman Frank Mrvan, Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. and AFT state chairperson GlenEva Dunham of Gary for the event. (Pictured: the official launch of the ARP Tour on June 3rd outside the Statehouse with former U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly.)

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Today:   "Times" business reporter Joseph Pete is on "Regionally Speaking" to talk about the stories he's put out in print and online, including one about Southlake Mall in Hobart and another on the growing number of "dollar stores" in the Region.   Meals On Wheels NWI volunteer director Charlie Misovye talks about the organization and how you can get involved as a volunteer. It serves residents in Lake and Porter Counties, with the most urgent needs these days in Hammond, Gary, Miller, Hobart, Lake Station, Merrillville, Portage, and Lowell.

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Today: The latest topics surrounding COVID-19 dominate this "Reporters' Roundtable."

“Times” chief political reporter Dan Carden shares the latest on politics locally as well as at the statehouse in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Joseph Pete  business reporter for the “Times” looks at what will happen to the local economy as businesses slowly reopen. Plus U. S. Representative Pete Visclosky joins us to talk about everything from how Congress is working to tackle concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic to Hoosier politics.

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Today: We have three conversations about the coronavirus: one of them, with a Crown Point woman who has self-quarantined after testing negative for the flu, step-throat and RSV.   State Representative Chris Chyung (D-Dyer) talks about the 2020 General Asssembly session and of his own decision to stay at home, with symptoms of the cold and flu, because of his concern over COVID-19. And NFIB state director Barbara Quandt reviews a recent survey of Hoosier small businesses on how they are dealing with COVID-19.

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Today:  We continue our conversations with new northwest Indiana Mayors with Portage Mayor Sue L:ynch.