May 25, 2017
Indianapolis is gearing up for the biggest weekend of the year, with celebrations surrounding both the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500, and Memorial Day. But the agencies charged with promoting the Circle City to the rest of the world aren't just thinking of out-of-town guests. They want Hoosiers to know about the wide array of activity choices throughout the long weekend. Our guests on No Limits will be Chris Gahl, Senior Vice President of Visit Indy, and Bob Schultz, Vice President of Downtown Indy.
May 23, 2017
In the wake of the November general election, a non-partisan group of women formed to create change in the representation of Hoosier women across not only the political spectrum, but in other areas as well. We'll talk with the founders of Women4Change Indiana, Rabbi Sandy Sasso and Jennifer Nelson Williams to learn what prompted them to lead this new movement and what the hopes of its members are moving forward.
May 18, 2017
This weekend Indianapolis will host the annual convention of the Thomas Wolfe Society, which honors the life and works of the early 20th century American author. The Crossroads of America is where Wolfe arrived on the Southwestern Limited on his way to Purdue University to deliver his 1938 "Writing and Living" lecture. Today on No Limits, we'll discuss Wolfe, the loss of so-called "forgotten writers," and fans who don't forget after all.
May 16, 2017
Indiana has lagged behind most other states when it comes to providing any type of state-funded preschool. A five-county pilot program that provides funding for children of low income families to attend quality Pre-K has seen such an overwhelming demand for enrollment that supporters say it's time for the state to move to a full fledged program.
May 11, 2017
May is Foster Care Month, and today on No Limits we look at the challenges of finding care for some of Indiana's most vulnerable children. What does it take to become a foster parent in Indiana? What systems are in place to remove roadblocks to matching children with good homes? Our guests are Katy Quay, a Foster Care Consultant for the Indiana Department of Child Services, who is also a foster parent and adoptive mother; Guenevere Kalal, director of Damar Foster Care Services; and LaRhea Langdon, a licensed foster parent.
May 09, 2017
Graduation season is here, and whether a student is graduating from high school or college, chances are good that student debt is a looming part of the future. What should students and their families know ahead of time when it comes to keeping future student debt under control?
May 04, 2017
2017 is, by mayoral declaration, the Year of Vonnegut in Indianapolis. Today on No Limits, how Kurt Vonnegut's childhood home became this year's Decorators' Show House, open to tours right now. We'll also hear from one of the residents of the home and what sort of surprises were in store. Plus an important update on the status of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, after plans to move to a new location were halted.
May 02, 2017
Talking about what is often seen as the two enemies of historic preservation: time and money. Indiana Landmarks just awarded the Cook Cup for Historic Preservation this past weekend, while also releasing its annual list of the 10 Most Endangered places. Plus, the iconic German church of German Church Road was thought to be saved - but now faces a Thursday deadline to beat the wrecking ball.
Apr 27, 2017
This weekend Reverend Baskerville-Burroughs will be ordained as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis, the Episcopal Church in central and southern Indiana. Baskerville-Burrows is the first black woman in the Episcopal Church’s history elected to lead a diocese.
Apr 25, 2017
Legislative wrap-up - we'll debrief with John Ketzenberger of the Indiana Fiscal Policy Insitute, Shaina Cavazos of Chalkbeat Indiana, and Rachel Hoffmeyer of thestatehousefile.com.
Apr 20, 2017
No Limits' host and guests discuss the new Indy Food Drop initiative. What happens to perfectly edible food if it can't be delivered stores and restaurants? Often it's simply trashed. Now, a new plan is designed to make it easy for those carrying the foodstuffs to deliver it where it's needed most.
Apr 18, 2017
Indiana Humanities' year-long statewide Quantum Leap Initiative, which links the humanities with Indiana's amazing STEM history. Our guests are Keira Amstutz, Indiana Humanities; Beth Bechdol, AgriNovus, and Susanne Wasson; Dow AgriSciences.