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East Chicago High Schooler a Hero

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A Lake County high schooler is being hailed as a hero. Class president and East Chicago High School football captain Keon Kendall Brown not only got his siblings to safety, his brother and sister, but also helped rescue a five-year-old...

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Firm to Study Sports Complex Idea for Former Sears

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In Calumet City, the city council has voted to hire a firm to study the idea of turning a now-vacant well-known department store building into an indoor community sports complex. There's been recent discussion on possibly putting indoor soccer or...

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Chair’ish the Children Contest Exhibit Now on Display

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There are always plenty of things to see at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond just be careful not to sit on one of the recently unveiled exhibits.  To help raise awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention month the Welcome...

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Second Man Killed in Late March Crash in Gary Identified

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The Lake County Coroner's Office today identified the second of two men pronounced dead at the scene of a fiery crash on 5 th Avenue/ US 12-20 at Calhoun Street in Gary last month. On March 27 th , the...

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Volunteers Present $91,300 Check to St. Margaret Health

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On Wednesday, Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Dyer and Hammond Volunteer Services President Deby Stevenson presented hospital president Thomas Gryzbek a check for 91-thousand-300-dollars during an annual volunteers' recognition luncheon in Schererville. Volunteers raised the...

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Air Force to Donnelly: Spike in Military Suicides

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Indiana US Senator Joe Donnelly today, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, questioned Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh and Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James about military mental health...

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Nicolini to Resign as Cedar Lake Town Manager

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Cedar Lake Town Manager Ian Nicolini announced today that he is resigning. Nicolini told the Region News Team that he has accepted the position of Town Manager in Speedway, Indiana, in Marion County. Nicolini says the opportunity offers him the...

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Obamacare May Have Lowered Other Insurance Costs

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Love it or hate it - the Affordable Care Act may have lead to lower costs for other forms of insurance. ABC News reports the cost of auto insurance, workers' comp, business liability insurance and several other forms of coverage...

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Authorites Seek Help to Locate Wanted Sex Offender

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Authorities in LaPorte County are seeking assistance from the public to help locate a wanted sex offender. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office reports 31 year old James Adams is wanted for failing...

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McClung Road Reconstruction Beginning in LaPorte

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In LaPorte, officials report the reconstruction of McClung Road is beginning. The project is anticipated to take seven-to-eight months to complete and the road will be totally closed to thru-traffic during construction. The reconstruction will allow improved drainage on McClung...

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CBS Names Colbert to Replace Retiring Letterman

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Speculate no more! David Letterman just announced a week ago that he's going to retire next year and CBS has already found a replacement. ABC News reports Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," has been named as...

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IN American Water Rate Hike Public Hearing in Gary

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A public hearing is scheduled for this evening in Gary on Indiana American Water Company's pending rate case. The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor invites customers to provide written comments or speak at the public field hearing, which will...

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Judge Grants Request for Munster Same-Sex Couple

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A federal judge in Evansville today issued a ruling in favor of a request from a Lake County couple seeking to have their same-sex marriage recognized in Indiana before one of them, who is battling cancer, passes away. U.S. District...

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IU Raises Its Minimum Wage

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While debate continues to rage over whether or not to raise the minimum wage, Indiana University today announced that it is increasing the minimum wage paid to university employees by one-dollar, to $8.25 an hour, effective with the start of...

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Mixed Reaction to New Teacher Evaluations

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One member of the Indiana State Board of Education says the state has to “find a new way to get accurate results” for teachers to continue to improve what's in the classroom, after newly-released teacher evaluations put the vast majority...

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Tulsa Report Suggests Drew a Possible 'Candidate'

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Is someone eyeing Valpo U head basketball coach Bryce Drew for a new job?  A published report in Oklahoma today, citing unnamed sources, speculates that Valparaiso University head mens basketball coach Bryce Drew may have emerged as a possible candidate...

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Priest Comments on Griffith Statue

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A Catholic priest in Northwest Indiana says we must look for a natural explanation first, like melting snow, in response to what some say looks like a tear-stained cheek on a statue of Mary outside St. Mary Catholic Church in...

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Ind Dunes Natl Lakeshore Conducts First Spring Burn

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After a brief delay due to a shift in wind direction, the National Park Service on Wednesday conducted the first of six prescribed fires planned this Spring at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Yesterday's Dune Ridge Trail burn involved about 260...

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Traffic Restrictions Near Valpo Shopping Area

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In Valparaiso, city officials say traffic restrictions will continue for traffic signal upgrades and pedestrian crossing improvements at a busy retail area on the east side of the city.  Work will be concentrated on Harmel Drive on both the north...

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Hearing Scheduled on Gay Marriage Ban

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There's a hearing in federal court downstate today regarding a Lake County couple seeking to have their same-sex marriage recognized in Indiana before one of them, who is battling cancer, passes away. The 37-year-old women, who live in Munster, recently...

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