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Hoosier Traveler brings Chikungunya Virus to Indiana

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A Northeast Indiana, man who recently returned from traveling to the Caribbean, has tested positive for a virus that is usually found in a number of Caribbean countries.  The Indiana State Department of Health says a case of Chikungunya virus...

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1st Development Project Secured for Gary's Industrial Park

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The first project to break ground in Gary's newly established Industrial park became reality at a media conference Monday at Gary City Hall.  According to a city press release, Gary has entered into a partnership with Carmeuse Lime in a...

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Crash in 80/94 Lake Station Corridor Backs up EB Borman

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A crash involving a semi has the right lane of eastbound I-80/94 closed near State Rd. 51/Ripley St. as of 5:42 CDT, emergency crews were still on the scene.  The lane closure is in the work zone area in the...

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Prolonged Sitting Leading to a Variety of Health Issues

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There's an easy way to help improve your health a bit: stand up. ABC News Chief Health and medical Editor Doctor Richard Besser says prolonged sitting is leading to all kinds of health problems. Being overweight, high blood pressure, high...

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Public Invited to 3 Dune Challenge Kick Off on Thursday

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A new outdoor fitness challenge kicks off this week in northwest Indiana to give local residents a fun challenge and attract visitors to the dunes and Porter County. Ken Kosky, Promotions Director for Indiana Dunes Tourism told the Region News...

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Press Conference Today for Development Project in Gary

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A press conference is scheduled later this morning in Gary to announce the city securing the first development project in the newly established Industrial Park. Carmeuse Lime has selected the City of Gary to expand its operations and develop an...

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Zoeller Appointed to American Legacy Foundation Board

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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has been appointed to the Board of Directors of a national health organization dedicated to ending tobacco use in the US. Zoeller says its an honor to serve on the Board of the American Legacy...

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College Students Graduating with Significant Debt

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It is commencement season, and President Obama has two graduation speeches to deliver this week to students who take with them a diploma, and significant student debt. ABC News reports student loan debt in the US topped one trillion dollars...

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Mulch/Pallet Fire in Valpo Contained But Still Burning

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A mulch and pallet fire Sunday afternoon is contained but continues to burn this morning. Valparaiso Fire Department Battalion Chief Les Abraham told the Region News Team they received the call around 2:50pm for the fire which was located behind...

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State Park Worker Honored with DNR's Top Civilian Honor

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A maintenance and repair technician at Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton has received state recognition in part for his role in building a bird watching tower at the Dunes that DNR Director...

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US 231 West of Crown Point Closed Through June 25th

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Starting on today, INDOT reports US 231, between US 41 and Parrish Avenue, just west of Crown Point, will be closed through June 25 th . Crews will be repairing a railroad bridge crossing over US 231 in that area. ...

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Pothole Patching Begins This Week on Indiana Toll Road

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One road construction project on the Indiana Toll Road continues while another is scheduled to begin this week. Last week, the next phase of the Lake Station interchange project, which is the bridge over I-80/94, officially began and throughout the...

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6 Year Old Boy Calls 911 After Mother Has Medical Emergency

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A six-year old boy who learned to use 911 in school, and by his mother, utilized that experience on Saturday afternoon after his mother experienced a medical emergency on westbound I-80/94, just west of Ripley Street. Indiana State Police Lowell...

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High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest of Four Illinois Men

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Four motorcyclists from Illinois were arrested on numerous felony charges, while two others eluded arresting officers on Saturday after an incident in Lake County. Police report the Lake County Sheriff's Office received a number of reports of a group of...

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Water Mains to be Flushed on North Side of Valpo

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In Valparaiso, the Utilities Department will start flushing water mains on the north side of the city today a process that will continue for about the next eight weeks. That includes residents north of Evans Avenue and Harrison Boulevard. Lines...

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Celebrate Coastal Awareness Month

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June is Coastal Awareness Month in Indiana. Hoosiers and their neighbors are invited to celebrate and learn about Lake Michigan’s unique coastal resources in Indiana, with a lineup of activities that span stars, sounds, water, and celebrations. Here in the...

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Starke Co Man Remains in Critical Condition

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A Starke County man remains in critical condition at an Illinois hospital after he shot himself following a pursuit Friday. Indiana State Police report Gary Chavez, of Knox, is also accused of...

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Dunes Festival Benefit in Michigan City Saturday Night

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Celebrate life on Lake Michigan while helping Save the Dunes, one of the Hoosier state's oldest nonprofit environmental groups.  The 4th annual Jammin' with Save the Dunes Festival will be held from 5pm to 11pm, Saturday, June 7th, at Washington...

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Graduation Celebrates Truancy Intervention Program

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It's a graduation where Gary families will be crossing the stage, capping off the completion of an innovative program to curb truancy.  Congratulations will be going out at the Gary Police Department Tuesday evening to some 20 families who have...

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Country's Top Rail Leader wants to Improve Rail Traffic

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To help unstop rail traffic congestion in Northwest Indiana, the country's chief rail administrator on Friday says he wants to see the development of an authority for regional rail development, comparable to Chicago's CREATE plan.  According to the Times, the...

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