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Indiana Senate Democrats

On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on State Senator Eddie Melton taking steps towards a gubernatiorial run in 2020, the Gary Community School Corp. issued an apology after a teacher awarded an autistic student a trpphy naming him “the most annoying male”, Senator Elizabeth Warren held a rally in the Hoosier state and Chris Nolte has a conversation Chris Nolte with Janet McCabe, assistant director, Indiana University Environmental Resilience Institute. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

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Today:    We begin with an in-studio conversation with Carolyn Saxton of the Legacy Foundation about the organization's Endowment Building Challenge, a year-long effort to help some of the nonprofits assisted by the Foundation to build financial sustainability.  Lakeshore Public Media is one of them, and a special social media campaign that ends on Friday, June 7th, at noon.  More information is on the Legacy Foundation website.   We also have Carole Carlson of the "Post-Tribune" and Joseph Pete with the "Times" with us to talk about the stories they put out in print and online.  They incl

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GARY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's last remaining public school that's only for girls will be going co-ed starting this fall.

The conversion of the Frankie Woods McCullough Academy for Girls in Gary into a co-ed school was approved last week by the Distressed Unit Appeals Board, which oversees the Gary Community School Corp.

District emergency manager Pete Morikis says the change at the Gary school could attract back families who may have left for other area districts and charter schools to keep their boys and girls in school together.