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Nationwide Alert for Local Murder Suspect

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A nationwide alert has been issued for a northwest Indiana murder suspect who checked himself out of an Illinois hospital earlier this year. Police say 21-year-old Mark Cherry is accused of fatally shooting a man during a home invasion in...

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Edison HS Alumnus Named New Supt in Lake Station

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The Lake Station schools have a new superintendent, someone who not only graduated from the local high school but also started his career in education in the district. The Lake Station School Board has approved a three-year contract with Tom...

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Mumps Outbreak in the Midwest

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The Midwest is dealing with an outbreak of the mumps.  There have already been more than 80 confirmed cases in Illinois -- three times the number of cases across the state all of last year. Schools districts have been sending...

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Office Depot to Close 400 Stores

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Office Depot announced Tuesday that it expects to close at least four-hundred stores by the end of 2016, after a preliminary analysis of the company's US retail store portfolio. The company, which also reported a quarterly net loss, anticipates closing...

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Military Service Academy Information Night in Valpo

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Indiana US Senator Joe Donnelly’s office will host a Service Academy Information Night in Valparaiso tonight (Wednesday May 7) for students interested in learning more about attending a Military Service Academy. Staff from Senator Donnelly’s office will be on hand...

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Discharge Plans for Munster MERS Patient

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Community Hospital in Munster has begun working on discharge plans for the patient diagnosed with the first US case of MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.  The hospital Tuesday said the man, a healthcare worker in Saudi Arabia who made a...

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Prince to Face Covaciu in Nov for Lake Co Assessor

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An apparent victory for Lake County Councilman Jerome Prince of Gary in the Democratic primary for Lake County Assessor. As of last word, Prince appeared to have more votes that his closest opponent Schererville Town Councilman Michael Troxell, and Prince...

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Tight Race for Local Vacant House Seat

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One closely watched race, where ballots were cast in Lake and Porter Counties, didn't include an incumbent, and that was for parties to choose their nominee for 11th District State Representative. The apparent victories went to Republican Michael Aylesworth of...

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Victories for Tax Question; Former, Current Sheriffs

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Many candidates ran unopposed in Tuesday's primary here in the Region, which included local races for county and township seats, as well as state and US Representative. Turnout was estimated at only about 12-percent in Lake County.
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MERS Patient to Be Released to Home Isolation Soon

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The first patient in the US diagnosed with Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, is expected to be released to home isolation in the coming days. Health officials today report, the American man whose name has not been released, continues...

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Former Burnham Village Clerk Charged with Stealing $650,000

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A former longtime clerk with the Village of Burnham, Illinois, was charged today by the US Attorney's Office Northern Illinois District with stealing over 650-thousand dollars from revenue payments and filing a false tax return. 70 year old Nancy Dobrowski,...

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Wildlife Causing a Backup on Westbound Borman

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INDOT is reporting all lanes westbound I-80/94 between Burr St. and Calumet Ave. are running slow, due in part to animals reported on the roadway.  As of 5pm CDT a State Trooper was carefully following behind and escorting a family...

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Homicide Suspect Remains At-Large After Discharge

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A 21 year old Lake Station man allegedly involved in a homicide and wounded on December 1 st in Gary, in the 62-hundred block of West 29 th Avenue, and transported to a Chicago hospital for treatment remains at large...

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NWS Video Summary of Winter 2013-14 Snowfall

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This winter was the 3 rd snowiest on record in Chicago and the National Weather Service has put together a one-minute summary looking at each snow event that took place that led up to the 82 inches of snow that...

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Realtor Merger Approved

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The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors today announced their Board of Directors, and the Starke-Pulaski Board of Realtors, recently came to a merger agreement. Officials report the merger took effect on May 1 st and the Realtor Association will...

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Controversial FDA Remark on Aspirin and Heart Attacks

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If you've already had a heart attack, it's likely your doctor will tell you to take a low dose of aspirin every day to prevent another one. But if you've never had a heart attack? The FDA says taking aspirin...

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Emergency Road Work Backing up WB Borman

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Up to 20 minute delays are currently being reported due to emergency pothole patching work affecting traffic westbound on the Borman (I-80/94).
INDOT is reporting that the two center lanes westbound I-80/94 are closed near Cline Avenue for the emergency...

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Body of Woman Found in Alley in Gary

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In Gary, police are seeking the public's help regarding a body found this morning in an alley between the 25-hundred block of Madison and Jefferson Street. Gary Police Corp. Gabrielle King told the Region News Team officers were dispatched at...

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New Climate Report: Extreme Heat, Flooding for Midwest

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American scientists today are warning about the coming changes to the climate as a result of global warming. The 800-page National Climate Assessment , compiled over four years, shows that every part of the country is being and will be...

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