south Texas border wall

Annenberg School for Communication - University of Pennsylvania

Today: "Post-Tribune" reporter Carole Carlson joins us to tell about stories she's sent out in print and online -- including news of new personnel in the Gary and Merrillville school districts, some major infrstructure projects n Gary and of a local meeting that connected the Region to the hate-bias crimes bill now moving through the General Assembly.  Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson went to south Texas on vacation and offers the second of her two-part report on reaction to the "border wall" expansion there.  And we bring back our conversation with NPR's television critic Eric Degg

IPB News file photo

Today:   We talk with Karen Lauerman, the president and CEO of Lake County Economic Alliance, about the organization's work with the city of East Chicago to find commercial and industrial project proposals that can transform the once-lead-tainted West Calumet Housing Project into safe and developable property.  The housing complex was one of the three lead-contaminated zones within the USS Lead Superfund site.  More than 1,000 residents were moved out and the housing units they lived in were demolished.  Four proposals turned in to the LCEA will soon be offered up for East Chicago city revi

IPB News/Lauren Chapman

Today:   We begin with "Times" Statehouse reporter Dan Carden on some of the latest stories he's posted online and had in print in the newspaper from the 2019 General Assembly session and Indiana Supreme Court decisions.  The lawmakers debate the issue of the change the BMV's making on drivers' licenses and ID cards and we wonder if it is a clue as how the "hate crime" debate will end up.  Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson brings her digital recorder along while on vacation in South Texas, and she asks lccals about the idea of a border wall.  And Valparaiso University Jazz Fest found

Sharon Jackson / Lakeshore Public Radio

MISSION, TX - In Golf View Estates, a 55-and-over retirement community in Mission, Texas there's people from all over the United States and Canada who live down there, most of them for only part of the year.  They are called "Winter Texans."  Others, a minority amount, live there year-round. 

Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson traveled to the southern-most part of Texas to get their opinions on the barrier wall that would go between Texas and Mexico.
 

Sharon Jackson / Lakeshore Public Radio

MISSION, TX - In Golf View Estates, a 55-and-over retirement community in Mission, Texas there's people from all over the United States and Canada who live down there, most of them for only part of the year.  They are called "Winter Texans."  Others, a minority amount, live there year-round. 

Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson traveled to the southern-most part of Texas to get their opinions on the barrier wall that would go between Texas and Mexico.