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Orange County Gaming Measure Fails

We look at the failure of the passage of a measure providing for a casino in Orange County during the recent special session. As the Governor signed the tax and budget bill into law last week, French Lick representative Jerry Denbo remained bitter at some leaders in the legislature for not passing the measure. Find out what Denbo says he’ll do next, and what those who don’t want gambling in French Lick and West Baden say should happen.

The Fight to Save Crane NSWC

Supporters of the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center are stating their case early for keeping the base open. The next round of federal military base closures comes in 2005, but some decisions on what bases must have to stay open will come in the next year. A group of area businessmen are forming a coalition to keep Crane open and operating in full. In the mean time, a group of detractors is trying to keep supporters from using an interstate 69 extension through the area as a carrot for keeping the base. (originally aired April, 2002)

Conversation: Dick Enberg

We talk with Dick Enberg, CBS Sports broadcaster and IU grad. He speaks at IU’s Commencement ceremony; we speak with him about his career, calling IU’s run to the national championship in basketball many years ago and calling last year’s unlikely run to the Final Four. (originally aired May 2002)

What's the Deal?

A wind sculpture behind a Bloomington shopping center that looks like giant waving fishing poles. The story behind it, the artist behind it, and the people who wonder about it and admire it. (originally aired February 2002)