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BBB Urges Consumers to “Be Aware” When Looking into Making Any Purchase

The Better Business Bureau serving Northern Indiana wants to remind the public that before you do business with a company, check them out first at their website, Area Director Connie Kann told the Region News Team during a recent Region News Makers interview consumers need to be aware when you are looking into making […]

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Board Approves Increase to County Recycling Fee

The Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District Board this week voted to increase the annual recycling fee paid by county residents by five-dollars beginning next year and for the first time will start assessing the now twenty-dollar annual fee on businesses. The fee, which started being collected in 1996, is categorized as a special […]

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La Porte Police Recover Stolen Items after Vehicle Break-in

Police have recovered stolen stereo equipment worth about 840-dollars following a vehicle break-in Thursday, in the parking lot of a La Porte bar. Reports say at about 2:30 am police were called out to JJ’s Sideout Bar & Grill in the 300 block of Park St. to investigate a car that was broken into. The […]

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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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Indiana 31, Mizzou 27: And the streak diesRock M Nation (blog)Indiana backup running back D'Angelo Roberts scored on a 16 play, 75 yard drive, converting a 4th and goal for a touchdown with a pitch to the outside after diving up the middle and being stuffed on the two previous plays. At this poin...[read more]

Belleville News DemocratNew Indiana Toll Road operator due amid bankruptcyWANEFILE - In this May 30, 2007 file photo, vehicles pay tolls as they enter the Indiana Toll Road near Angola, Ind. The state agency that oversees the Indiana Toll Road has given the tollway's private operator until late N...[read more]

Indiana upsets No. 18 Missouri on D'Angelo Roberts' late TD runESPNIndiana extended its final drive thanks to a pass interference penalty on Missouri's John Gibson on fourth-and-6 at the Hoosiers' 29. Sudfeld attempted to find Dominique Booth across the middle of the field, but Gibson wrapped his...[read more]

Indiana stuns No. 18 Missouri in down-to-the-wire winChicago TribuneTevin Coleman scored a 1-yard touchdown in the first quarter and missed the rest of the half, but the junior running back returned in the second half and spurred Indiana to a 31-27 upset win over 18th-ranked Missouri on Saturday....[read more]

B1G redemption? Indiana stuns Mizzou in ColumbiaNBCSports.comIn a stunning turn of events, Indiana took homestanding and defending SEC East champion Missouri to the carpet and headed back to Bloomington with an impressive 31-27 win. The game-winning score came with 22 seconds left on a three-yard...[read more]

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NECNSurvey: Coakley, Baker Tied in Mass. Gov. RaceNECNThe candidates were tied at 42 percent support among likely Massachusetts voters in a survey by Rasmussen Reports. View Comments (. ) |. Email. |. Print. NEWSLETTERS. Receive the latest politics updates in your inbox. Privacy Policy | More New...[read more]

SFGateKing Fire burns structures, threatens UC Berkeley projectSFGateThe massive King Fire east of Placerville that exploded into one of the year's biggest wildfires claimed its first casualties - several homes and structures near the foothill town of Pollock Pines (El Dorado County). Fire offici...[read more]

USA TODAYManhunt for Pa. survivalist ambusher enters ninth dayChristian Science MonitorPennsylvania state police lifted a stay-in-place order for Ponoco Mountain residents Saturday night but urged residents to keep doors locked, keep their yards well-lit, and report suspicious persons or vehicles...[read more]

Philly.com5 things to know about possible Senate uncertaintyChicago Sun-TimesThey could pick up five on Nov. 4, only to await a decisive Louisiana runoff Dec. 6. Even if they won that seat, a Jan. 6 runoff in Georgia possibly could return Republicans to the minority. 3. Many strategists expect a ...[read more]

Wall Street JournalWhite House Fence-Jumper Was Carrying KnifeWall Street JournalSecret Service officers walk along the lawn on the north side of the White House on Saturday. Associated Press. WASHINGTON—The man who jumped the White House fence Friday night and ran inside the executive mansion wa...[read more]