Regionally Speaking, Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Dec 26, 2017

Jean Shepherd as he appeared in the line for Santa in "A Christmas Story"
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Today:  Local filmmaker  Nick Mantis in in the studio to talk about the final stages of work on his  documentary "Shep" -- about Hammond's "master story teller" Jean Shepherd, as told by the people who knew him, were influenced by him and help keep his memory alive -- and narrated by "Shep" himself.  Nick plans for a pilot of the documentary to come out this coming spring.

The president and CEO of the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors, Pete Novak, joins us to talk about his single-family homes sales went during the last months of 2017 and offers a look to the year about to end and a look at 2018.

We offer another conversation from the "Welcome Project"  at Valparaiso University -- and northwest Indiana financial advisor Greg Hammer is back one last time in 2017 with his list of year-end financial advice.