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Indiana Toll Road Operator Announces Restructuring Plan

ITR Concession Company says a “pre-packaged restructuring plan” will not impact employees, drivers, vendors, or the communities the Indiana Toll Road serves. The private firm, which has operated the Indiana Toll Road for the past eight years, says the planned bankruptcy filing today (Mon Sep 22) will allow for the sale of its assets through […]

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Paving Project to Begin on 109th Avenue in Winfield

In Winfield, the town says expect long delays as a paving project gets underway today (Monday Sept 22) on busy 109th Avenue. The work will take place just east of Colorado Street and extend to County Line Road. The project is expected to take ten days to complete. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes […]

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Paving to Close Part of County Road 100 South in Porter County

Porter County Highway and Walsh and Kelly Construction are scheduled to be closing one mile of County Road 100 South today (Monday Sept 22) and tomorrow (Tuesday Sept 23rd) for asphalt paving. Work will take place between State Road 2 and County Road 500 West. The closure will be in effect 6:30 am to 4 […]

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Thousands Lose Power in the Region in Severe Weather

Power crews are out across northwest Indiana making repairs and working to restore power after strong storms traveled across the area this afternoon (Saturday Sept 22), damaging trees and utility poles and bringing down power lines. As of 5:30 pm CDT, about 10-thousand NIPSCO customers were without power. Kankakee Valley REMC was reporting about 45-hundred […]

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Trees Down In and Around Valparaiso

Trees are reported down in and around Valparaiso after severe storms moved through the Region this afternoon. Valparaiso Police are urging motorists to not go around a downed tree — police say there could be live power lines on the other side of the tree that are blocked from view. Valparaiso Police also say if […]


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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]

Chron.comIndiana Toll Road Operator Files for BankruptcyWall Street JournalThe debt-stricken operator of an Indiana Toll Road filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday with a plan to restructure some $6 billion in debt by selling its assets or reorganizing its business. ITR Concession Co. LLC filed ...[read more]

Indianapolis StarIndiana gun permit applications moving onlineIndianapolis StarIndiana State Police are switching to an online gun permitting system that will bring an end to the use of paper applications for those permits. The new system that begins Oct. 1 will also signal a change to hard plast...[read more]

UAW Workers in Indiana Approve Lear Corp. ContractABC NewsWorkers at a Lear Corp. plant in northwestern Indiana that makes automotive seats approved an agreement Sunday that will end a two-tiered pay system that left some workers earning much less than others. The United Auto Workers said in a st...[read more]

The Detroit NewsCharboneau: Indiana finally picks up signature winThe Detroit NewsThe fact the Hoosiers can score is nothing new, but what made this win all the more surprising — added, of course, to the fact Indiana lost last week to Bowling Green — was that it was the defense that came up big. ...[read more]

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Fox NewsMan seen on video with missing UVA student won't talk to policeFox NewsThe man believed to be the last person seen with missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is not answering investigators' questions about her disappearance, a police chief told Fox News on Monday. Charlotte...[read more]

New York Daily NewsSecret Service mulls checkpoints around White House after weekend security ...New York Daily NewsThe Secret Service is mulling whether to set up security checkpoints in public areas near the White House after a pair of security scares over the weekend. Sources told The Associat...[read more]

WESH OrlandoTwo School Districts Awarded 2014 Broad Prize for Urban EducationU.S. News & World ReportGwinnett County in Georgia and Orange County in Florida are the first districts to share the award. 140919_broadprize. Educators in both Gwinnett County, pictured, and Orange County use student da...[read more]

President: No danger from threat at Alabama dormThegardenisland.comTUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The president of the University of Alabama says there was no danger from a threat that prompted a lockdown at a women's dormitory in Tuscaloosa. Alabama President Judy Bonner issued a statement Monday sayin...[read more]

ReutersEx-New York Mayor Giuliani to defend Activision in Noriega lawsuitReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Monday he would defend Activision Blizzard Inc in a lawsuit filed by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega over his depiction in the company's ...[read more]