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Lakeshore Update, May 25, 2018

On this edition of "Lakeshore Update," you'll get the latest on the school shooting in Noblesville, hear about the Calumet Township trustee that plead guilty to fraud and conspiracy, Lindsey Wright reports on students with special needs that have a traditional college experience, Sharon Jackson reports on a documentary that informs its viewers of everything that happened in Northwest Indiana and Chicago during World War II and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Motor Speedway historian...

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Regionally Speaking, Thursday, May 24, 2018

Today: On this Reporter's Roundtable Thursday, we ask "Times of Northwest Indiana" reporters Giles Bruce and Andrew Steele and "Post-Tribune" reporter Greg Tejeda to join us, to talk about the stories they worked on for the newspaper and Web sites -- including the latest from the city of Gary, northwest Indiana healthcare and transportation. Lakeshore Public Radio's Sharon Jackson also has her feature on a documentary airing this holiday on Lakeshore PBS about life in Chicago during World War...

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2018 Midterm Elections

4th Congressional district Republican nominee Rep. Jim Baird, left, and Republican Senate candidate Mike Braun - a former state lawmaker - were attacked for their votes to raise the state’s gas tax 10 cents. (Courtesy Indiana General Assembly)
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Two Republican primary candidates were attacked for their votes last year to raise the state’s gas tax. They both won their races.

And legislative leaders say those results affirm their support for the 2017 gas tax legislation.

ATLANTA (AP) — As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid fears of Russian hacking, an estimated 1 in 5 Americans will be casting their ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.

That worries voting and cybersecurity experts, who say the lack of a hard copy makes it difficult to double-check the results for signs of manipulation.

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Andy Downs, the executive director of the Mike Downs Center on Indiana Politics in Fort Wayne came on "Regionally Speaking" on Monday to talk about last week's primary elections and his "take"on the winners and how he sees the campaigns shaping up during the months before the November general election.  This includes the contentious Republican Party race for U.S. Senate, won by Mike Braun.  Here's the conversation.

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East Chicago Lead Contamination Crisis

EPA Officials Hear East Chicago Residents Concerns As Cleanup Starts Again This Spring

The Environmental Protection Agency visited East Chicago, Indiana, Saturday, to update residents on contamination cleanup. EPA Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp and U.S. EPA senior advisor Albert Kelly attended the briefing and listened to public comment. Residents heard updates from the on-site remediation coordinators and participated in, sometimes heated, Q&A sessions. Those comments were heard loud and clear, says Kelly. A resident asked Kelly to attend. Kelly says this is his sixth...

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FACT CHECK: No, Clapper Has Not 'Admitted That There Was Spying' On Trump Campaign

Updated at 3:08 p.m. ET Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has not "admitted that there was Spying" on Donald Trump's campaign in 2016. The former spy baron has been making public appearances all week as part of the tour for his new book, and interviewers have been asking him about the latest news in the Russia imbroglio. President Trump mischaracterized what Clapper said as part of his ongoing political counterattack against federal law enforcement and the intelligence...

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