Lacy Scarmana

WVIK Morning Edition Producer/Digital Curator

Lacy Scarmana moved to the Quad Cities in February of 2016 to become Morning Edition Producer and Digital Curator at WVIK. She began her radio career as a student at Indiana University, where she worked as a reporter and producer for NPR member station WFIU. She produced the weekly public affairs program "Noon Edition."  Shortly after graduating from IU with a BA in Journalism, Lacy moved to Chicago to intern for WBEZ's daily news talk show "The Morning Shift." She produced segments, maintained the program's web and social media presence and periodically directed the live show.

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This week, Quad-City Times columnist Barb Ickes is starting a new series exploring "off-limits" places in the Quad Cities area. 

The first installment of the series took her to the underbelly of the I-74 bridge.

For this episode, we go back to 1990 to explore Stanley Liggins' living situation at the time he was arrested for murdering Jennifer Lewis.

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Reporter Jack Cullen covers the outdoors for the Quad-City Times. For this week's Big Story, he gives readers and inside look at Living Lands and Waters.

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After a pair of wins over Wartburg and Hanover over the weekend, the Augustana College men's basketball team is headed to the NCAA Division III Final Four for the second time in three years.

For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, the newspaper staff analyzed the transparency of local governments. 

Stanley Liggins sits at the defense table with attorneys Derek Jones (left) and Miguel Puentes during a pretrial hearing.
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Pretrial motion hearings wrapped up two weeks ago for the Stanley Liggins case. 

In this episode, we talk about Judge Marlita Greve's ruling to approve the defense's motion for a change of venue.

Claire Kovacs and Melissa Mohr host "The Gallery Gap."
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WVIK has partnered with the Figge Art Museum and Augustana College's Teaching Museum of Art to produce a new podcast focusing on underrepresented populations in art galleries across the world.

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For this week's Big Story in the Quad-City Times, reporter Devan Patel writes about how foreign doctors are helping to fill the doctor shortage in the Quad Cities.

Voters in the Illinois Quad Cities went to the polls Tuesday for municipal primary elections.

For the next week, dozens of Quad Cities restaurants are offering discounted menu items. The specials are part of the Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Fifth Annual Restaurant Week.

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