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Regionally Speaking, July 18, 2022

The housing market seems to dominate the news lately. From a shortage of homes available for sale to rental rates skyrocketing causing overall housing affordability to be a thing of the past. So we wanted to know if the housing market was affected here in the Region. We turned to Andrew Bradley with Prosperity Indiana as well as Jen Ishom with the Lake County Housing Task Force. PNC senior economist Abbey Omodunbi joins us for a monthly economic outlook. He answers the question on everyone’s mind….should we panic right now. And following yet another mass shooting…this time in Indiana we bring back our conversation with Jerry King, President of the organization Hoosiers Concerned About Gun Violence. All of that and more on this edition of Regionally Speaking…

As Vice President of Radio Operations, Tom is responsible for overseeing Lakeshore Public Radio. He oversees the radio station’s programming, as well as news. He was instrumental in bringing several different genres of music to Lakeshore Public Radio.
As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engag, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving her time, talent, and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership. Her favorite quote is "Leadership is service not position." by Tim Fargo.