Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura


Today:   Purdue University Northwest joins Valparaiso University in planning celebrations of the life and work of civil rights icon Martin Luther King. Jr  next week.  We talk with the coordinator of the events on the Hammond and Westville campuses, Laura Odom, about the January 21st and 22nd events  and we bring back our conversation with Byron Martin and Heath Carter with Valparaiso University, about their January 21st program.

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Today:  The Mascot Hall of Fame officially opened to the public in Whiting and we have two conversations -- first, with the Executive Director of the mascot-themed interactive childrens' museum, Orestes Hernandez and then, with Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura on the important economic development benefits that the Hall of Fame bring to his city.  We also have another edition of "Green Fleet Radio," from South Shore Clean Cities.  Host Carl Lisek talks with an executive with ChargePoint, which supports electric vehicles.

Lafayette Journal & Courier

Today:  Leigh Morris, a veteran northwest Indiana government and community official and Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura are in the studio along with Susan Duncan of the League of Women Voters Calumet Area, to talk about the grassroots campaign to encourage town and city councils across the state to get their legislators to support redistricting reform.  So far, 25 city and town councils in the Region have signed onto to a resolution encouraging the General Assembly to change its method of creating boundaries for legislatie districts.