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Today:  Noted Indiana economist-speaker-writer Morton Marcus is back on "Regionally Speaking" with the latest "Eye On The Pie" columns he's put out, most of them dealing with the economic impact of COVID-19.  Dr. Kalyani Gopal, the founder and president of the SAFE Coalition for Human Rights talks about the importance of being aware of human trafficking and how to recognize the signs of it.  January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.  The Coalition's phone number is 312-998-2339 and you can reach their website here. And we also have another "Art On The Air" Spotlight, this one focusing on public library virtual programs.

Today: Businessman and St. Joseph's College alumni Mark Andrew Zwartzynski wants to help his alma mater and he's proposed an ambitious  plan to revive the Rensselaer campus, the city of Rennselaer and the entire area.  Mark joins us for an at-length conversation about it.  He presented a 128-page proposal to the college's board of trustees last month, but they decided not to vote upon it at this time. Noted Indiana economist-writer-speaker Morton Marcus is back with more of his "Eye On The Pie" columns to talk about.  Some deal with the township governments and the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the economy.

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Today:  We welcome back into the studio Indiana economist-writer-speaker Morton Marcus, to talk about his recent "Eye on the Pie" columns that find a way to explain and to comment on sometimes complex economic issues in the Hoosier State in an entertaining way.  We also bring back our recent "welcome to northwest Indiana" conversation with the new Chancellor of Indiana University Northwest, Ken Iwama. 

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Today: Hanover Community Schools Superintendent Mary MacAuley joins us to discuss the great news after the community voted “yes” on two referendum questions — one seeking to extend existing funds supporting teachers and classroom supplies and another requesting support for $79 million in construction funds to build a new third through fifth grade upper elementary school and expand facilities at Hanover Central Middle School and Hanover Central High School.

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Today: Today: Noted Indiana economist-writer-speaker Morton Marcus is with us to talk about his recent "Eye on the Pie" columns that are published online and in print. Indiana University regional campuses and Ivy Tech Community College sign guaranteed admissions agreement. Ivy Tech Vice President of Academic Admissions, Dr. Russ Baker, joins us to talk about what that means for students across the state. And we revisit conversations about a teen advocate working to keep kids safe in Gary.

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Today:  Steve Coxhead, president of the Indiana Passenger Rail Alliance, tells us more about the new initiative by IPRA and the Northern Indiana Passenger Rail Asociation to get state legislators to support the creation of the Indiana Passenger Rail Commission.  It would serve as a tool to focus and coordinate state advocacy groups as well as state agencies toward 21st Century passennger rail systems.  The proposal could be discussioned at a summer legislative study session.  We also have another edition of "Green Fleet Radio," with Carl Lisek of South Shore Clean Cities and supported by SSCC and NIRPC. And Indiana economist-writer-speaker Morton Marcus joins us in the Lakeshore Public Radio studio to talk about his latest "Eye on the Pie" columns.  They range from discussion of the current General Assembly session to a concept once taught in Economics 101 classes in college.

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Today:  Hoosier economist, writer and speaker Morton Marcus is back, to talk about some of his "Eye on the Pie" columns published across the state and in particular about some of the topics that link Indiana economics and the upcoming municipal elections.   The president and CEO of Merrillville-based Cimcor, Inc., Robert Johnson III, is in the studio to talk about his company and the recent recognition it's received as one of the "Top 150 Cybersecurity Companies to Watch In 2020" by Cybersecurity Ventures.  It's grown from its beginnings in 1997 to become one of northwest Indiana's sought-after companies for its specialized products.

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Today:   Alverno Laboratories CEO Sam Terese joins us to talk about the Hammond-based lab network that serves Hoosier hospitals and healthcare clinics has become the first lab network in the U.S. to offer digital pathology  technology.   We also talk with Indiana economist- writer-lecturer Morton Marcus about his recent "Eye on the Pie" columns -- and he also offers some pointed comments about northwest Indina services as the 2019 municipal elections draw near,.   

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Today:   Todd Zeiger with Indiana Landmarks tells more about this year's "sold out" tour of  13 Hoosier architectural landmarks that make up the annual "Logs To Lustrons" Tour on May 4th and the illustrated talk the evening before the tour.   Todd says they sold all 600 or so tickets earlier this week.   We two more conversations from the Welcome Project at Valparaiso University.  Steve Coxhead from the Indiana Passenger Rail Alliance tells the latest on lobbying efforts to get "Hoosier State" service in the next two-year state budget and Indiana economist-writer-speaker Morton Marcus revi