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 or leave a voicemail at 866-476-3881, and we’ll try to work it into the show.

Listen live on WVPE Monday through Friday from 1-2 p.m. on WVPE News2 and from 7-8 p.m. on 88.1 WVPE.

The Friday Pitch-In

Aug 28, 2020

Gov. Holcomb says the mask order will stay in effect for now. The Indiana State Department of Health announced a color-coded map based on county infection rates to help schools and local governments. And Indiana officials say they will not expand vote-by-mail for the November election. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

Voting In The 2020 Election

Aug 27, 2020

Today we dive into all the details around voting, and counting votes, in the November election. There’s a lot of conversation going on about how it’s going to be done, how it should be done, and whether there’s reason to worry about fraud.

The Shortlist: The Best of 2020 Indiana Poetry

Aug 26, 2020

The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out earlier this month. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

Big Ten Postpones Fall Sports

Aug 25, 2020

Last week the Big Ten Conference postponed football, and all other fall sports, until at least the spring semester.

Today we talk about how the decision was made, and what impact it could have.

Produced by Maggie Gelon.

Guests:

Zach Osterman
College Sports Reporter, Indianapolis Star

The Shortlist: The Best of 2020 Indiana Genre

Aug 24, 2020

The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out earlier this month. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

The Friday Pitch-In

Aug 21, 2020

In a statewide address this week, Governor Holcomb announced a new cabinet position--Chief Equity, Opportunity, and Inclusion Officer. And Planned Parenthood will drop a lawsuit against the state of Indiana over the 18-hour pre-abortion ultrasound law. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

Indiana’s Eviction Moratorium Is Over. Now What?

Aug 20, 2020

Indiana’s moratorium on evictions ended last week, and many are worried the ongoing pandemic will cause a wave of evictions across the state. Evictions are often a catastrophic event in someone’s life, and can have wide-ranging consequences in the communities where they happen.

The Shortlist: The Best of 2020 Indiana Fiction

Aug 19, 2020

The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out earlier this month. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

Gov. Holcomb’s Address On Equity And Inclusion

Aug 18, 2020

Today Governor Eric Holcomb addresses the state on issues around equity and inclusion. The speech comes nearly three months after protests against police brutality and systemic racism kicked off in Indiana and across the country. Soon after those protests started, Holcomb said he was working on a “to-do list” to address racial injustice in the state.

The Friday Pitch-In

Aug 14, 2020

Gov. Holcomb aims to give schools more certainty about school funding, and consumer advocates say utilities should offer payment plans to customers with overdue bills. We get updates on these stories and more.

Conspiracies And Misinformation Surrounding COVID-19

Aug 13, 2020

Conspiracy theories and misinformation around the COVID-19 pandemic have muddied conversations about the virus, and changed the way some people are reacting to it. The internet has made it easier than ever for unreliable sources to give the illusion of authority, and the culture wars have left some with an intense distrust of science.

The Shortlist: The Best of 2020 Indiana Nonfiction

Aug 12, 2020

The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out earlier this week. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

The Culture Wars Come To Fort Wayne

Aug 11, 2020

Communities across the country are having important conversations about how we remember our history, and how we should memorialize it. How do we learn about and understand history, and who gets to decide what merits commemoration?

Issues Facing Women Veterans

Aug 10, 2020

Some women veterans don't join veteran service organizations because of a culture they say continues to marginalize them. Some say reports of sexual violence continue to be mishandled in the military. Leaders behind a new project say it's time to talk openly about all of it.

The Friday Pitch-In

Aug 7, 2020

Indiana schools are struggling with contact tracing. Parents are concerned about privacy, and some don’t even believe the phone calls are legitimate. And the Indy 500 will run without fans this year. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

We also learn about a southeastern Indiana newspaper publisher that has revitalized its coverage of the region by launching two new papers.

COVID-19 Update

Aug 6, 2020

Indiana’s schools are starting to reopen, in a variety of ways. And although the state’s reopening plan was put on pause, it's nearing the end of its timeline. But the COVID-19 pandemic is definitely not over.

Creating Art In Uncertain Times

Aug 5, 2020

Artists take inspiration from many places, but the societal upheaval of the pandemic, and protests for racial justice are ringing loudly right now. How are Indiana’s artists responding? What effect is the pandemic having on their income, and their ability to complete their work?

How (And Why) Schools Are Deciding To Reopen

Aug 4, 2020

Today we talk about the different approaches Indiana schools are taking to reopen, and the guidance they're using to make those decisions.

We talk to an education reporter about the latest news, a superintendent about how the first days back have gone, and we hear from a teachers’ advocate about what more can be done to keep educators safe.

Produced by Maggie Gelon.

Guests:

Health Disparities Among People With Disabilities

Aug 3, 2020

The pandemic has introduced a lot of new challenges for Indiana, but it's also highlighted issues that have long existed. For people with intellectual and physical disabilities, getting in-person care can be crucial, but stay-at-home orders and a shortage of nurses have created huge problems for a lot of disabled Hoosiers. 

The Friday Pitch-In

Jul 31, 2020

Governor Holcomb has hit the pause button on reopening through the end of August, as kids go back to school and cases are still on the rise. And former governor Joe Kernan passed away Wednesday morning. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

Can All Students Get A Quality Education Right Now?

Jul 30, 2020

This is the first week back for some schools in Indiana, with others starting in the coming weeks. But whether classes are happening in-person, virtually, or through a combination of the two, how can schools ensure everyone gets the same quality education?

Courtesy of Indiana Landmarks

Former Indiana first lady Judy O’Bannon has many accolades to her name. From community activism to youth leadership, she’s always busy. 

Indiana's Economic Outlook

Jul 28, 2020

The additional $600 weekly unemployment benefit provided by the federal CARES Act expired last Saturday in Indiana. The benefit acted as a lifeline for thousands of Hoosiers, and as a buoy for the greater economy. And now, as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in the state, many businesses have had to pause their reopening, if not take a step back.

The Skills Gap Debate

Jul 27, 2020

Within days of the COVID-19 pandemic forcing businesses to shut down, or dramatically change their operations, unemployment skyrocketed. Now Hoosier workers and business owners are left wondering how to piece things back together. 

The Friday Pitch-In

Jul 24, 2020

Governor Holcomb says masks are mandatory in public places starting Monday. But the Attorney General says the governor doesn’t have the authority to do that. And the Indiana General Assembly is figuring out how to hold their 2021 session during a pandemic, but the Democrats say we need to hold a special session yet this year. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

Managing Anxiety And Depression

Jul 23, 2020

The pandemic has been a stressful time for most of us, and a lot of people experiencing anxiety and depression might be feeling it for the first time.

An Hour With Brian Bosma

Jul 22, 2020

Brian Bosma retires from the Indiana General Assembly next week as the longest-serving House Speaker in state history.

Child Care In A Pandemic

Jul 21, 2020

Child care providers across the state are implementing new safety routines as children come back, like temperature checks at the door and the regular sanitation of toys. But it can take a lot of resources to get it right.

The Friday Pitch-In

Jul 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update

Jul 16, 2020

An epidemiologist brings us up to date on what we’ve learned about the coronavirus, and the precautions we should be taking.

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