All IN

All In host Mariam Sobh.

"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, and we’ll try to work it into the show.

Listen live on WBAA Monday through Friday from 1-2 p.m.

Emergency Mental Health Care

May 4, 2021

Conversations around emergency mental health care were brought to the forefront in Indiana after the recent mass shooting in Indianapolis.

College Commencement

May 3, 2021

For thousands of Indiana college graduates, commencement 2020 meant logging onto Zoom. A year later, commencement still looks different in many ways, but a cap, gown, and maybe some sunblock will replace Zoom for some 2021 events.

Today we talk to commencement organizers, university health officials, and students ready to walk across the stage about what graduation looks like this year.

Tourism And Staycations In Indiana

Apr 30, 2021

As the weather heats up and folks try to figure out where to go on vacation, the pandemic might create a change of plans. Even if you’re vaccinated, traveling can still feel risky. So what about having a staycation and enjoying everything Indiana has to offer?

The 2021 Legislative Session

Apr 29, 2021

This year made for a unique, complicated legislative session for Indiana lawmakers. Today we get a recap of Indiana's 2021 legislative session, and find out how lawmakers adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We talk about the bills that did and didn't pass. We also learn more about the new $37 billion state budget to find out what issues are being prioritized, like education and economic development.

Severe Weather And Natural Disaster Preparedness

Apr 28, 2021

From deadly tornadoes to devastating floods, Indiana has a storied history of severe weather. With more natural disasters across the country, could Indiana be next, and are we prepared?

On today's show we talk to natural disaster experts to find out how these events can be predicted. We learn what kinds of severe weather are commonly seen in Indiana, and how Hoosiers should take precautions.

The Oscars And Movie Culture In Indiana

Apr 27, 2021

The 93rd annual Academy Awards aired over the weekend, giving out awards to movies released in 2020. But what movies came out last year? And do people still care about the Oscars?

Today we talk to local film critics and film enthusiasts to get their thoughts on this year’s winners and losers. And we talk to someone from Heartland Film about movie festivals, theaters, and film production in Indiana.

Restorative Justice

Apr 26, 2021

What is restorative justice? And who benefits from it?

On today's show we find out what restorative justice is, and learn about the efforts to implement it more widely across Indiana. And we talk about what role victims and perpetrators have in the restorative justice process.

Education Funding And COVID-19 In Indiana's Schools

Apr 23, 2021

The latest state budget proposal was introduced last night, and Republicans are calling it a win for education funding.

Today we talk about the budget proposal, and find out how the money might impact things like teacher pay in addition to the COVID-19 relief funding the state is also receiving from the federal government.

Environmental Efforts In Indiana

Apr 22, 2021

To mark Earth Day we learn about the efforts of four people who were recognized for their work in their communities addressing issues around the environment. We also talk to the leader of IU's Environmental Resilience Institute, which recognized a total of 13 people across Indiana for their work.

Produced by Drew Daudelin.

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Fitness During The Pandemic

Apr 21, 2021

On top of issues like education or employment, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people's physical activity.

Today we talk about what a year of physical inactivity has done to our bodies, and find out the best ways to balance a healthier lifestyle during the pandemic. We also find out how personal trainers have adapted to stay in business during the pandemic.

Produced by Tim Brouk.

Federal Aid For Homelessness In Indiana

Apr 20, 2021

$100 million from the federal government will be spread out to more than a dozen cities in Indiana to go towards efforts around homelessness.

Today we talk to community leaders tackling the complex issues surrounding homelessness to find out how they plan to use that money. And we catch up on how things have gone for shelters and organizations who have helped those experiencing homelessness during the pandemic.

Relationships and Sex During The Pandemic

Apr 19, 2021

  

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected virtually every part of our lives, but how are our relationships being impacted?

Today we find out whether divorces went up, how people’s sex lives were affected, and how people can cope with relationship changes. We also talk about a study on sex amid all the stress.

Back To Work Anxiety, COVID At The Dentist

Apr 16, 2021

How much of a role does anxiety play with the hesitancy some have to go back to work in person?

With thousands of Hoosiers getting vaccinated and the weather finally warming up, is another Roaring ‘20s upon us?

Today we talk about alcohol consumption, spending habits, and other binge behaviors we might’ve picked up since the pandemic. We talk to experts that have researched alcohol use during the height of the pandemic and how people in recovery have survived the last year. We also dissect spending habits and binge behavior, both with a look back and forward.

Plus, a look into pro wrestler with a former pro wrestler based in Indiana days before Wrestlemania.

COVID-19 Update: Variants And Vaccines

Apr 15, 2021

All adults 16 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and the rollout is in full swing here in Indiana. But how is it going so far?

Today we find out how Indiana health departments are handling the demand for vaccines, and get updates on current contact tracing efforts. And we talk to a medical microbiologist about the COVID-19 variants making headlines around the world.

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