The show hits the road and broadcasts live from WBEZ's new Northwest Indiana bureau. We speak with the mayor of Hammond, Tom McDermott and later hear the latest from the Front and Center series. Finally, Rick talks to sports columnist Mike Hutton and Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels.
Illinois house lawmakers are poised to take up a bill that would speed up construction of the Illiana expressway. But the method for getting the land to build that highway, known as quick-take, isn't sitting well with many residents in its path.
Indiana’s governor Monday morning signed the state’s first-ever anti-smoking bill into law at a public ceremony at the statehouse in Indianapolis.Smoking won’t be welcome at Indiana restaurants, but smokers need not to worry — there will still be plenty of places to light up in the Hoosier state, an