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Photo Of The Week - Last Gasp Of Autumn Colors

Nov 7, 2019
Paul Conrad, Goshen

The beauty of fall is fleeting. So one more time our Photo of the Week captures the changing colors on the trees. This image comes from Paul Conrad of Goshen. He took it outside Oaklawn in Goshen on Oct. 23. 

Are you capturing some great shots of the changing seasons? Or anything else? Send them to us at wvpe@wvpe.org.

Include your name, hometown, names of people pictured, and the date and location where the photo was taken. Please send images in .jpg format & no larger than 2mb in size.

South Bend Symphony

WVPE partners with the South Bend Symphony for a new podcast series, "Aha! with Alastair," featuring South Bend Symphony Orchestra Music Director Alastair Willis. In each episode, Maestro Willis will discuss pieces the symphony is slated to perform in upcoming concerts.

Stephen Voss/NPR

As the 2020 election season approaches, NPR has been conducting a series of "Off Script" conversations with presidential candidates. 

Friday and Saturday mornning NPR will air its "Off Script" conversation with Pete Buttigieg.

NPR's Scott Simon, the host of Weekend Edition Saturday is interviewing Buttigieg in South Bend. They will be joined by two area undecided voters. 

Jill Sheridan/IPB News

Providers increasingly use music to help Alzheimer's and dementia patients in Indiana. Research shows listening to and performing music offers emotional and behavioral benefits.

In Indiana, the number of patients with Alzheimer's is expected to grow by nearly 20 percent in the next five years, there are a number of new programs and opportunities for people to use music to support memory.

One such program recently got underway in a northern suburb of Indianapolis. The program is a partnership between the Resonance Initiative and CICOA Aging and In Home Solutions.

Andrew Kreider

I’ve been working on maps recently.  It all started with Lara Trump.  A few weeks ago she suggested that the average American would need to Google “Who are the Kurds, and why is America even over there fighting this war?”  I was righteously offended by this comment, until I realized that in my case she was correct.  I really couldn’t have shown you where Kurdistan was on a map.

 

Photo Of The Week - Capturing Autumn In Culver

Oct 31, 2019
Tony Straw

In Michiana, when the fall colors pop it can be short-lived. So once again this week, we are featuring an autumn image. This one comes to us courtesy of Tony Straw. He took this shot on the campus of Culver Military Academy. 

Are you capturing some great shots of our current fall colors? Or anything else? Send them to us at wvpe@wvpe.org.

Include your name, hometown, names of people pictured, and the date and location where the photo was taken. Please send images in .jpg format & no larger than 2mb in size.

https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/tnyradiohour

Don't miss The New Yorker Radio Hour Saturday at 1pm on WVPE NEWS2. Pete Buttigieg will be on the show talking about his trajectory in the polls in Iowa.

Justin Hicks

 

Heartless. It’s the name of the play, but it’s also an allegory for the way the men felt when they were incarcerated.       

 

Five men, four of them convicted murderers, performed the play Monday night at the South Bend Civic Theatre. The play weaves a work of fiction in with the stories of the men.                                                         

 

'All IN' - Reflecting On The Legacy Of Ryan White

Oct 29, 2019
AP Photo

Tuesday on All IN on 88.1 WVPE, the program focused on the saga of Ryan White. It's been more than 30 years since the Indiana boy was diagnosed with AIDS at a time when it wasn't fully understood. Ryan lived in Kokomo and attended school there, until he was barred from classes in the mid-1980's. Ryan was infected through a blood transfusion. As some parents in his local Indiana community fought to keep him out of school, celebrities came to his defense. 

A Conversation With South Bend's Mayoral Candidates

Oct 29, 2019

South Bend voters go to the polls Nov. 5 to choose a new mayor for the city. WVPE's Michael Linville is speaking with both candidates looking to replace Pete Buttigieg who is not seeking re-election as he pursues a presidential run.

Here are Michael's conversations with Democrat James Mueller and Republican Sean Haas. 

You can listen to it here. 

 

All IN: Curtis Hill

Oct 28, 2019
Brandon Smith/IPB News

Last year Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill was accused of sexual misconduct. Four women said he groped and harassed them at an end-of-session party. When the allegations came to light, Hill publicly denied them and refused to resign.

Last week the state held a series of disciplinary hearings, where Hill is defending his law license. Could it mean the end of Hill’s legal career? Today on All IN, reporters Brandon Smith of Indiana Public Broadcasting and Niki Kelly of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette join us to break down the whole story.

Courtesy of Sean Haas for Mayor via Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/haas4mayor/photos/a.224892928347122/297187281117686/?type=3&theater

South Bend voters go to the polls Nov. 5 to choose a new mayor for the city. WVPE's Michael Linville is speaking with both candidates looking to replace Pete Buttigieg who is not seeking re-election as he pursues a presidential run.

Monday Michael aired his conversation with Republican Sean Haas.

You can listen to it here. 

Tuesday morning, Michael's interview with Democrat James Mueller will air.   

Patrick Semansky/AP Photo

Embedded: Gaining and Holding Power: A Profile of Mitch McConnell.

Monday, October 28, 2019 at 9 PM

J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE / AP PHOTO

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-MD., is being remembered by family, friends and colleagues at a Baltimore church. Former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are among those honoring the House Oversight Committee chairman and civil rights advocate who died on Oct.17. Watch the funeral service live. If you don't see the video, refresh the page. 

Heather Curlee-Novak

It is not even 8:30 in the morning when she has stormed upstairs and I have slammed a door and bellowed that our fun plans for the day are cancelled.  I sit in the bathroom where I am hiding from her, fuming.  I am too mad to pray. I’m too mad to write.  I’m too mad to think in any kind of a reasonable straight line.

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