The Trend http://news.wnin.org en Changing approaches to mental healthcare in the Tri-State http://news.wnin.org/post/changing-approaches-mental-healthcare-tri-state <p>We’re taking a look at mental healthcare in the Tri-State, and how access and approaches have changed in the past few decades.</p><p>Even recently, with the passage of Obamacare, more people will have coverage for diagnosis and treatment.</p><p>As we’ll hear on the program, the stigmas surrounding mental illnesses have lessened, but there still remains to be a consensus on what are effective treatments for these often debilitating diseases.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:24:58 +0000 Cass Herrington 9496 at http://news.wnin.org The Trend looks at Uncommon Education http://news.wnin.org/post/trend-looks-uncommon-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the March </span>7th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;episode of The Trend, we welcomed </span>EVSC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> officials, a local "</span>unschooler<span style="line-height: 1.5;">," and the head of Montessori Academy to discuss education and Indiana's departure from Common Core Standards.</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:40:40 +0000 John Gibson 9459 at http://news.wnin.org West Franklin Street's present identity maintains its storied past http://news.wnin.org/post/west-franklin-streets-present-identity-maintains-its-storied-past <p>It’s Mardi Gras, and down in New Orleans, the rum is freely flowing and the beignets are piled high with powdered sugar.</p><p>Here in Evansville, Franklin Street is gearing up for its second annual bar crawl and its first ever parade.</p><p>Lamasco's Bar and Grill, for example, shored up 1,000 pounds of crawfish and 500 pounds of oysters, said owner Amy Word.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:55:42 +0000 Cass Herrington 8941 at http://news.wnin.org West Franklin Street's present identity maintains its storied past The Trend looks at race relations, diversity and inclusion in the Tri-State http://news.wnin.org/post/trend-looks-race-relations-diversity-and-inclusion-tri-state <p></p><p>On Friday, guests included Diane Clements with the Evansville Human Relations Commission and Maura Robinson, the President of M G Robinson Inc. and author of "The Inclusion Revolution is Now."</p><p>We got some history on Black History Month, updated an earlier discussion on race in Owensboro, and found out why the banjo is a great way to open a discussion on race.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:42:11 +0000 steve.burger 8666 at http://news.wnin.org The Trend looks at race relations, diversity and inclusion in the Tri-State 'Wedding-nomics,' the pricetag on love http://news.wnin.org/post/wedding-nomics-pricetag-love <p>From the moment you slip on the ring, and in some cases, years before, the wedding march begins.</p><p>It’s a dizzying dance of planning, budgeting and buying. It happens so quickly, we rarely pause to see what it means.</p><p>Today, we’ll walk you down the aisle, as we examine the wedding industry and its effects on the local economy.</p><p>It’s wedding-nomics, the price tag on love. &nbsp;</p><p><strong>The business of weddings</strong></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:51:32 +0000 Cass Herrington 8388 at http://news.wnin.org 'Wedding-nomics,' the pricetag on love