Regionally Speaking

Lake Work Release Program Shutting Down

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May 20, 2014

Host Steve Walsh has the local reaction to problems with long lines at the VA. One Illinois senator is calling on an investigation into long-wait times at Hines VA Hospital outside of Chicago. Indiana’s Sen. Joe Donnelly and Dan Coats are also calling for a review of all Indiana facilities.

Lake County Sheriff John Buncich is firing back at a plan to close the work release program in Lake County.

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce put out a report this morning on School counseling program. We find out what’s going on in the counselor’s office.

The Great Lakes Shipping season got off to a slow start. We’ll find out about the linger problem of ice in the lake.

Guests include:

Victor Baker, Northwest Indiana Veterans Action Council

Mark Gill, Ice Controller at Sue Ste Marie, for the US Coast Guard

John Buncich, Lake County Sheriff

Derek Redelman, Indiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation



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