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Eye on the Arts, January 22, 2018

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Amy Davis Navardauskus, Marketing Director for the Lubeznik Center for the Arts.

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Regionally Speaking, Monday, January 22, 2018

Today: An at-length conversation with Jeff Good, the president of the Porter County Board of Commissioners, about the board's upcoming bond issue-driven county building upgrade and drainage improvement program for South Haven. Projects in this expansive program are scheduled to begin this year. They will be financed by the county's foundation with the interest generated by the sale of the Porter County hospital. Ann Massie with the Northwest Indiana Food Council joins us with the details of...

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Join host John Cain as he explores the arts and entertainment of Northwest Indiana each week in Eye on the Arts.

East Chicago Lead Contamination Crisis

East Chicago Superfund Cleanup To Cost Nearly 4 Times More

The cleanup for part of an East Chicago, Indiana toxic waste site will cost nearly four times more than originally expected. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which oversees the site’s cleanup, will open an opportunity for public comments Monday, Dec. 18. The EPA initially estimated cleanup for the residential area of the USS Lead Superfund site would cost $23 million. But, a new agency report says the estimate should be closer to $85 million. The agency says it will clean up this...

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NPR Annotations

Annotation: Trump's Victory Speech One-Year On

On the first anniversary of President Trump’s election, NPR is looking back at his victory speech. NPR reporters across the newsroom have annotated his election night remarks, providing context and analysis to his policy promises and noting who among the people he thanked are still in the inner circle a year later. Loading...

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Having earned a spot Sunday on the U.S. Ski Team, Gus Kenworthy is the second openly gay man who will compete for the United States at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Kenworthy, 26, placed second at the final Olympic qualifier for freeski slopestyle, according to NBC.

A German nurse serving a life sentence for murdering two patients is suspected of killing another 97 people by lethal injection.

If convicted, Niels Högel would become Germany's most deadly serial killer ever.

Högel, now 41, was charged with 97 further counts of murder on Monday. His third trial in the northern city of Oldenburg, Germany, is expected to start later this year, according to Reuters.

Vice President Pence says the United States will open an embassy in Jerusalem by the end of 2019 — much more quickly than initially promised.

Pence announced the new timetable in a speech before the Knesset, Israel's parliament, drawing a standing ovation from Israeli lawmakers and accelerating one of the Trump administration's most contentious foreign policy decisions to date.

Leaders in Washington continue negotiations to end a partial government shutdown, and they're getting their own messages out about how we got here. As NPR's Ron Elving writes, each party is accusing the other of being out of touch with Americans — and they're both probably right.

So we asked you what you want them to know.

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