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How To Talk With Kids About Terrible Things

For the more than 3,000 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Wednesday's mass shooting was terrifying and life-changing. But what of the tens of millions of other children, in schools across the country, who have since heard about what happened and now struggle with their own feelings of fear, confusion and uncertainty? For their parents and teachers, we've put together a quick primer with help from the National Association of School Psychologists and Melissa Reeves, a former...

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Regionally Speaking With Chris Nolte

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Regionally Speaking, Thursday, February 15, 2018

Today: on this Reporters' Roundtable, we hear from "Times" education reporter Carmen McCollum and "Post-Tribune" reporter Carole Carlson. Both talk about the stories they contributed online and in print for their respective newspapers. We also hear from MAAC Foundation's Celina Weatherwax about the next graduating class of volunteer firefighters from the Valparaiso-based Fire Training Academy. Several of Carmen's and Carole's stories involve issues surrounding the Gary Community Schools.We...

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East Chicago Lead Contamination Crisis

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Judge Denies East Chicago Residents Role In Clean-Up Negotiations

Federal Judge Philip Simon has denied East Chicago residents’ request to intervene in court proceedings concerning lead contamination in the Calumet neighborhood, formerly home to a public housing complex and an elementary school. Simon’s ruling agrees with a prior magistrate judge’s opinion saying the request was made too late in the process.

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Live Video Stream and Live Annotation of the State of the Union Address

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party. Journalists across the NPR newsroom will be annotating those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time. You can also watch the speeches live. Real-time fact checking: Loading...

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Want to go to a boys high school basketball game tonight?  We will  give you some of the matchups in this update.  We'll also talk about how the Blackhawks got it wrong on the ice last night, but got it right off of it.  

We'll also talk about a tough loss for Notre Dame in college hoops last night.

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GasBuddy.com

NORTHWEST INDIANA - Average retail gasoline prices in Northwest Indiana have risen almost three cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.45/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 314 gas outlets in Northwest Indiana. This compares with the national average that has fallen just over five cents per gallon in the last week to $2.51/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy on Monday said that prices last week jumped briefly to about $2.49 per gallon and now things are cooling back off.

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