Regionally Speaking, Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jun 14, 2017

Credit University of Notre Dame

Today:  A conversation with Julie Giorgi of "Promise Porter County."  Beginning this coming school year, the seven Porter County school districts are going to participate in a joint effort to give the families of first-graders an opportunity to be able to save for college, vocational or trade school or other post-secondary educational facility.

Marc Malczewski, Lake County Highway Department Director, joins us to give us an update on all of the major road resurfacing and improvement projects that are underway -- will be starting soon -- or are planned for the summer months.

Lakeshore Public Radio's Dan Clark talked to Chicagoland Popcorn co-owner and President Dwayne Walker about the company's expansion plans.  The family business is in the process getting ready to open a new store across from Lake  Central High School in St. John.

And "CounterPoint" TV host Garrard McClendon and his in-studio guests talk about the issues of the price of body parts and if we actually own our own DNA.