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Governor Expresses Condolences in Work Zone Deaths

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence expressed condolences for two construction workers killed in a work zone accident early today on Interstate 69 near Indianapolis.  Here is the statement from his office:
INDIANAPOLIS – A crash on southbound I-69 near Indianapolis has...

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Two Highway Construction Workers Killed on I-69

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Two highway construction workers in Indiana were killed in a work zone crash downstate early this morning. Indiana State Police say the Rieth Riley employees were contract workers for the Indiana Department of Transportation working on the road construction project...

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Commuter Train Delayed by Suspicious Package

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Chicago-bound South Shore Train 108 was delayed about fifteen minutes early today after transit police responded to the discovery of a suspicious package at the Miller station in Gary. Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Transit Police Chief Robert Byrd says...

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ArcelorMittal Reports 1st Qtr 2014 $205M Net Loss

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ArcelorMittal today reported a 205-million dollar net loss for the first quarter of 2014, down from a net loss of 345-million dollars for the same period in 2013. The steel and mining giant has local facilities in Gary, East Chicago,...

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Historic Gary Building Joins Most Endangered List

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A new addition to the Indiana Landmarks Ten Most Endangered List is a historic building in downtown Gary. The Gary Heat, Light and Water warehouse, a remnant of the city's early beginnings, sits at 900 Madison Street. In the 1920s,...

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is May 10

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Letter carriers across the Region and around the state will be picking up more than mail this Saturday {May 10} – they'll also be collecting nonperishable food items from customers on their routes to be delivered to local food banks...

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NW Ind Murder Suspect Arrested in Arizona

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Authorities say an East Chicago man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a teenager in East Chicago in February has been arrested in Phoenix, Arizona. East Chicago Police say the US Marshals Service located the 19-year-old suspect, who's...

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State Supreme Court to Hear Right-to-Work Appeal

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The Indiana Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on the state's right-to-work law in September, according to a report in The Times today. A Lake County judge ruled the statute as written violates the Indiana Constitution's guarantee of compensation...

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Ivy Tech to Celebrate Record Number of Graduates

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A record number of students -- nearly 20-thousand-400 -- are graduating from Ivy Tech statewide. The community college says the number represents an estimated increase of 22-percent over last year. The local commencement ceremony is this Saturday, May 10 at...

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Lake County Sheriff's Dept Patrol Boat Repower

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The Lake County Sheriff's Department says a recently-completed upgrade of their marine patrol boat illustrates the importance of partnerships with governmental agencies as well as the private sector. Marine 1, a 1995 Silver Ships 36-foot patrol/search and rescue boat was...

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Millions Wait to be Claimed in the Region

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There's more than 48-million dollars in unclaimed property waiting to be claimed by Region residents – and of that, nearly 35-million dollars worth is in Lake County. That figure mostly represents cash assets like money sitting in savings and checking...

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Click It or Ticket Campaign Begins Friday, May 9th

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Numerous law enforcement agencies in northwest Indiana will be stepping up enforcement as part of an Operation Pull Over Blitz “Click It or Ticket” campaign, which begins tomorrow and continues through Sunday, June 1 st . The National Highway Traffic...

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Volunteers Needed for Latest 5x5x5 Cleanup in Gary

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Volunteers are still needed for the City of Gary's latest Five-by-Five-by-Five Neighborhood Revitalization Project. City officials say Saturday's cleanup effort will take place in the Brunswick neighborhood and will cover 3 rd Avenue through 9 th Avenue and Clark Road...

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RR Crossing at S Colfax in Griffith Closed Until 5/14

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An unforeseen equipment issue will keep the railroad crossing at South Colfax Avenue in Griffith closed to vehicular traffic until next week. City officials report they anticipate the crossing the crossing will reopen by 12pm, Wednesday, May 14 th ....

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Valpo Offering Rain Barrels at Reduced Rate

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The City of Valparaiso is offering residents the opportunity to purchase rain barrels at a reduced rate. Officials say the 55 gallon rain barrels are available to the first 200 participants who live...

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Purdue Calumet to Award 50,000th Degree Saturday

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Purdue University Calumet will award its 50-thousandth degree on Saturday afternoon during ceremonies recognizing a spring graduation class of more than one-thousand undergraduate and graduate scholars at the Hammond Civic Center. Chancellor Thomas Keon says, “the awarding of 50-thousand degrees...

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Lockdown at Dover Airforce Base Lifted, No Shooter Found

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A lockdown at Dover Air Force base in Delaware has been lifted after a possible shooter was reported on the premises. The lockdown, which was instituted at 11am EST was reportedly due to a suspicious person and was lifted at...

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Studies Show Number of C-Section Births Rising

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Recent studies have shown the number of women giving birth by C-section has been growing. Now a new study casts doubts on whether they're being done for the right reasons. ABC News reports medical necessity, not financial factors should drive...

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Woman Found Dead Tuesday in Gary Alley Identified

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Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey today announced they have identified the woman found Tuesday morning in an alley, between the 25-hundred block of Madison and Jefferson Street, in Gary as that of 22 year old Brittany Sutton, of Lake Station....

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Porter Physician Group Opens New Office in Hebron

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DeMotte Physicians announced today that an additional location will open in Hebron on June 1 st in the 600 block of North Main Street. The physicians specialize in caring for patients from adolescence through senior adulthood and are accepting new...

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