All IN

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"All IN" is a daily, statewide talk show about interesting things happening in Indiana. We want to connect people – to the latest news and to each other – through deep, thoughtful, lively conversation.

And we would love to hear from you! Leave questions or comments on Twitter and Facebook, and we’ll try to work it into the show.

Listen live on WVPE Monday through Friday from 1-2 p.m.

All IN: School Takeovers

Dec 19, 2019

Indianapolis Public Schools wants to take back control of three schools operated by Charter Schools USA. Today we dig into this saga, and the ongoing story of a troubled school in Gary.  

All IN: Chew on This

Dec 17, 2019

There’s a lot of discussion around the threads of division in modern America today. And while the ability to connect with one another with smartphones and social media has never been easier, whether that allows for the kind of connections that build communities is still up for debate. “Chew on This” offers a unique approach to community conversations – gathering strangers for dinner.

All IN: Unproven Investigative Tools for Police

Dec 16, 2019

Some police departments around the world, including in Elkhart, Indiana, have used an unusual interrogation tool for decades. With it detectives ask suspects to write down their account of a particular incident, then analyze the language they used to find evidence of deception.

The tool is called Scientific Content Analysis, or SCAN. It’s been scrutinized by researchers and psychology experts, some of whom have discouraged its use. And it led to what some have called a questionable conviction in Elkhart, on an early 1990’s missing person case.

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Dec 13, 2019

We end every week with the Friday Pitch-In, where we catch up on some of the biggest Indiana headlines of the week with Digital Producer Lauren Chapman.

All IN: The HIV Modernization Movement

Dec 12, 2019

Public health experts, including the American Medical Association, are calling for an end to so-called HIV criminalization laws, which require people with HIV to disclose their status to sexual partners, IV drug users, and other specific groups.

All IN: Stolen Identity

Dec 11, 2019

Imagine renting your first apartment, or taking out your first loan, only to find out your credit has been destroyed. Axton Betz-Hamilton knows this feeling all too well. For years in East Central Indiana, she and her family were victims of identity theft. They had their mail stolen, fought with collection agencies, had their utilities turned off, and faced financial chaos as a result.

All IN: Vaping in Schools

Dec 10, 2019

The Indiana State Department of Health found in 2018 that e-cigarette use among high school students had risen by 387% over a six year period. Now, almost one-in-five Indiana high school students vape, and it’s even becoming a problem in middle schools.

Allison Shelley/NPR

NPR’s Morning Edition has had a Hoosier at the helm for more than 15 years. Host Steve Inskeep grew up in Carmel, Indiana and still has family here. He was invited to speak at the Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders, which took place this weekend at the University of Indianapolis. 

All IN: The Friday Pitch-In

Dec 6, 2019

This week’s Friday Pitch-In kicks off with the news of House Speaker Brian Bosma’s replacement, who was named on Monday. We talk about what the new round of Career and Technical Education funding leaves out, and the details behind two class action lawsuits – one in Franklin, and one hitting a popular agritourism destination.

All IN: Safety Culture At Amazon

Dec 5, 2019
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Two years ago, a worker at an Amazon facility in Plainfield, Indiana died after a 1,200 pound forklift crushed him.

After a state safety inspector found it might have happened due to a lack of training, he says Governor Eric Holcomb and other state officials worked to shift blame away from Amazon, hoping to avoid bad press while the state competed to host the company's new headquarters. Holcomb says it didn't happen.

All IN: 2020 Legislative Session Preview

Dec 4, 2019
Brandon Smith / IPB News

Indiana lawmakers have revealed their agendas for the 2020 legislative session. Today we outline the issues lawmakers are expected to focus on, including healthcare costs and gun safety measures.

House Speaker-elect Todd Huston will serve alongside retiring House Speaker Brian Bosma this session, and we talk about what new leadership could mean for the Indiana House. 

 

All IN: Infant and Maternal Mortality

Dec 3, 2019

Indiana’s infant mortality rate is the highest in the Midwest and the seventh worst in the nation, according to data from 2017. And it’s not just our babies that have these concerning statistics, our mothers have a high mortality rate too – almost double the national average.

All IN: Crime Junkie

Dec 2, 2019
Tony Valainis

The true crime genre has exploded in the last five years, especially in the world of podcasts. Since the release of the wildly popular “Serial” in 2014, countless true crime podcasts have emerged.

“Crime Junkie” is one of them. The show, produced in Indianapolis, is downloaded millions of times each week—but it’s faced harsh criticism for its loose, lighthearted approach and recent accusations of plagiarism.Since the hosts don’t claim to be journalists, should they get a pass?

 

All IN: Civic Health

Nov 26, 2019

The Civic Health Index measures how "engaged" citizens are in their communities. Today on All IN we find out where Hoosiers are civically engaged, and where we have room to improve.

All IN: A Podcast for Farmers

Nov 25, 2019

“Field Work,” a podcast hosted by two young farmers in the Midwest, is about some of the innovative ways farmers are trying to make their farms both sustainable and profitable in a changing industry.

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