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Sep 23, 2021

In advance of the 20th anniversary of what has been called the most historic event of the 21st century so far, Hoosier History Live will welcome phone calls throughout our show from listeners.

We invite you to call the WICR-FM studio (88.7) at 317-788-3314 and share where you were when you learned about the terrorist...


Sep 23, 2021

Indiana’s population has increased by 302,000 during the last 10 years, but more than half of the state’s 92 counties lost people. All of the five fastest growing counties border Marion County in central Indiana.

Hamilton County, where the population has increased by 26.6 percent, continues to post the largest...


Sep 1, 2021

In advance of the 20th anniversary of what has been called the most historic event of the 21st century so far, Hoosier History Live will welcome phone calls throughout our show from listeners.

We invite you to call the WICR-FM studio (88.7) at 317-788-3314 and share where you were when you learned about the...


Aug 27, 2021

During the decades when Indianapolis and its downtown were far from vibrant, Naptown was frequently used - along with "India-NO-Place" - as a derisive nickname for the lackluster Hoosier capital.

But the actual origin of the Naptown nickname is much different than the negative connotation it later came to have, and the...


Aug 20, 2021

For our 600th show, Hoosier History Live will explore an aspect of our heritage that's, well, notorious.

During the 1870s and '80s, outlaw gangs terrorized some Hoosiers, particularly merchants and farmers, in an area of southwestern Indiana sometimes known as the Lost River region. It encompasses Martin CountyOrange...