Former Sen. Richard Lugar

School City of Hammond

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on proposed school closures in Hammond, Lake County officers will be featured on a new show about first responders , notable political figures gathered in Indianapolis earlier this week to say their final goodbyes to Richard Lugar, Brandon Smith reports on the latest conflict between the Indiana attorney general and Marion County prosecutor over a state abortion lawsuit , and Chris Nolte has a conversation Chris Nolte with a conversation with Keira Amstutz from Indiana Humanities .

Speaking onĀ NPR's Morning Edition, former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) and secretary of defense under President Obama says he signed the letter because of the "bitter polarization and divide of this country."