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Illinois Reports First Deaths This Year from West Nile Virus

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the first West Nile virus related deaths in Illinois for 2014. Two residents in northern Illinois who became ill with West Nile virus in late-August and early September have died. “Although we’ve seen a cooler and wetter summer, which has resulted in less West Nile virus activity, […]

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Federal Grants Awarded to Community Health Centers

The U.S. Department Health and Human Services has announced awards to four community health centers in the Region. “I congratulate our local community health centers for receiving this important funding. It will be used to expand high-quality health care services throughout our communities,” said First District Congressman Pete Visclosky. Grants totaling more than 986-thousand dollars […]

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Federal Grants Awarded to Community Health Centers

The U.S. Department Health and Human Services has announced awards to four community health centers in the Region. “I congratulate our local community health centers for receiving this important funding. It will be used to expand high-quality health care services throughout our communities,” said First District Congressman Pete Visclosky. Grants totaling more than 986-thousand dollars […]

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Report Rejects Teaching Hospital, Supports Trauma Centers

A new study does not support the idea of a teaching hospital in the Region, but it does recommend establishing trauma centers at existing hospitals in northwest Indiana. The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority Board of Directors voted to accept the report at Thursday’s board meeting. The RDA commissioned the report at the request of […]

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Fugitive of the Week Wanted for Intimidation and pointing a Firearm

A 55 year old man for the Northern Indiana area with ties to Gary who is wanted for Intimidation and pointing a Firearm is this week’s “Fugitive of the Week” by the U-S Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force. Authorities have been searching for Johnnie Smith who is described as a black male, 5′ […]

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NUVO NewsweeklyIndiana sitting on domestic-abuse moneyThe Courier-JournalOn Friday, the board of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute approved $1.9 million in funding for groups that provide domestic violence shelters, prevention programs and other services to men and women. That gives the grou...[read more]

Student vaccine exemptions rise in IndianaThe Courier-JournalINDIANAPOLIS – The number of exemptions being granted from vaccine requirements is growing in Indiana, but state officials say they don't have an accurate count because many parents won't let their child's immunization status be reporte...[read more]

Feds urged to recognize Indiana same-sex marriagesIndianapolis StarTwo groups are asking federal authorities to recognize same-sex marriages performed in Indiana and two other states, a move that would make those couples eligible for federal benefits for married couples. Freedom to Marry and the ...[read more]

Indiana could be top state for school vouchersIndianapolis Business JournalPreliminary data from the Indiana Department of Education shows 29,437 Indiana children applied for vouchers, which allow low- and middle-income families to redirect tax dollars intended to support their public school educ...[read more]

Kansas City StarHow to watch Indiana vs. Missouri: Game guide, TV/streaming, oddsSB NationEvery year is supposed to be Indiana's rebound year under Kevin Wilson, and every year, the Hoosiers give an early season reason to disappoint. This year, it was a 45-42 loss to Bowling Green that sent expec...[read more]

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ABC NewsPope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishopseattlepi.comBishop Blase Cupich, who has struck a moderate tone on divisive social issues, was appointed the archbishop of Chicago on Saturday, succeeding a cardinal with an aggressive approach to the culture wars. Cupich, of Spokane, Washingto...[read more]

ReutersDestructive California wildfire burning in two national forestsReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A wildfire in California's rugged Sierra Nevada mountains has damaged and destroyed some homes in a small community, as thousands of residents remain evacuated and gusty winds on Saturday are expe...[read more]

USA TODAYPennsylvania cop-killer manhunt continues, thousands on lockdownLos Angeles TimesThousands of Pennsylvania residents remained on lockdown Saturday afternoon as police continued to scour the Pocono Mountains for a 31-year-old marksman who is accused of shooting and killing a state trooper...[read more]

The InquisitrJoe Biden Tries Reaching Out To Women, Uses Bad ExampleThe InquisitrIt has been a rough week for Vice President Joe Biden. As The Inquisitr previously reported, Biden came under fire earlier this week for using the term, “Shylock,” which is considered by many to be anti-Semitic. Bide...[read more]

New York Daily NewsKentucky firefighter dies after ice bucket challenge accidentReutersLOUISVILLE KY. (Reuters) - A Kentucky firefighter who was severely injured a month ago while helping college students take part in an "ice-bucket" fundraiser died on Saturday from his injuries, authorities said...[read more]