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Mar 20, 2020

As many basketball fans know, the sport was not invented in Indiana. It was created during the winter of 1891-92 by Dr. James Naismith, a physician and physical education coordinator at a YMCA in Springfield, Mass.

Chandler LightyBut basketball took off like wildfire in the Hoosier state and became a core part of its cultural...

Mar 13, 2020

(March 7, 2020) As Hoosier History Live salutes Women's History Month, we will spotlight Indiana suffragists - including a former first lady of the state - whom we have not previously explored.

Lisa HendricksonWe took a deep dive into the women's rights crusade during our Jan. 18 show, and now we delve into strides Hoosier women made...

Mar 6, 2020

Hoosiers who have celebrated more than 90 birthdays have lived through a lot of state history. Not only have they been eyewitnesses to the great milestones of the 20th century, many have remained hale and hearty far beyond the average American lifespan. Those who continue to enjoy an active life into their tenth...