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BBB Urges Consumers to “Be Aware” When Looking into Making Any Purchase

The Better Business Bureau serving Northern Indiana wants to remind the public that before you do business with a company, check them out first at their website,  Area Director Connie Kann told the Region News Team during a recent Region News Makers interview consumers need to be aware when you are looking into making […]


Board Approves Increase to County Recycling Fee

The Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District Board this week voted to increase the annual recycling fee paid by county residents by five-dollars beginning next year and for the first time will start assessing the now twenty-dollar annual fee on businesses. The fee, which started being collected in 1996, is categorized as a special […]

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La Porte Police Recover Stolen Items after Vehicle Break-in

Police have recovered stolen stereo equipment worth about 840-dollars following a vehicle break-in Thursday, in the parking lot of a La Porte bar. Reports say at about 2:30 am police were called out to JJ’s Sideout Bar & Grill in the 300 block of Park St. to investigate a car that was broken into. The […]


Illinois Reports First Deaths This Year from West Nile Virus

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the first West Nile virus related deaths in Illinois for 2014. Two residents in northern Illinois who became ill with West Nile virus in late-August and early September have died. “Although we’ve seen a cooler and wetter summer, which has resulted in less West Nile virus activity, […]


Federal Grants Awarded to Community Health Centers

The U.S. Department Health and Human Services has announced awards to four community health centers in the Region. “I congratulate our local community health centers for receiving this important funding. It will be used to expand high-quality health care services throughout our communities,” said First District Congressman Pete Visclosky. Grants totaling more than 986-thousand dollars […]


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Kansas City StarPhoto gallery: Missouri 27, Indiana 31Kansas City StarPhoto gallery: Missouri 27, Indiana 31. photos from MU vs Indiana game. Gallery; Comments. 1 of 1. Missouri Tigers running back Russell Hansbrough (32) appears disappointed as he walks off of the field after ndiana beat Missour...[read more]

Indiana upsets No. 18 Missouri on D'Angelo Roberts' late TD runESPNIndiana extended its final drive thanks to a pass interference penalty on Missouri's John Gibson on fourth-and-6 at the Hoosiers' 29. Sudfeld attempted to find Dominique Booth across the middle of the field, but Gibson wrapped his...[read more]

The Indiana Pacers and Player Development8 Points, 9 SecondsIt is hard to criticize the player development strategy of Indiana Pacers. Lance Stephenson is arguably the best example of a nobody turning into somebody. He played a measly 115 minutes in his rookie season and 442 in his second year, o...[read more]

B1G redemption? Indiana stuns Mizzou in ColumbiaNBCSports.comIn a stunning turn of events, Indiana took homestanding and defending SEC East champion Missouri to the carpet and headed back to Bloomington with an impressive 31-27 win. The game-winning score came with 22 seconds left on a three-yard...[read more]

ABC NewsIndiana Upsets No. 18 Missouri 31-27ABC NewsAfter losing at Bowling Green last week, Indiana coach Kevin Wilson wanted his team to "play with our hair on fire" against Missouri on Saturday. Whatever message Wilson was trying to send, the Hoosiers got it. D'Angelo Roberts scored on a 3-yar...[read more]

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Fox NewsGOP Hall of Famer Dole to stump for incumbent Sen. Roberts in home state ...Fox NewsFILE: November 1, 2011: Former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kansas, at Ronald Reagan National Airport near Washington, D.C. (REUTERS). The campaign for incumbent Kansas GOP Sen. Pat Roberts is reaching into the GOP ha...[read more]

NBCNews.comWildfires rage in northern CaliforniaBBC NewsWildfires surrounding trees Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in northern California after a wildfire burning out of control doubled in size in just 12 hours. Fire-fighters putting out flames The blaze known as the 'K...[read more]

NBCNews.comIce Bucket Challenge Firefighter DiesSky NewsKentucky fire captain Tony Grider suffered an electric shock after a fire truck ladder strayed too close to a power line. 11:03am UK, Sunday 21 September 2014. Tony Grider (left), Campbellsville Kentucky firefighter, with Tony Young. Tony Gr...[read more]

SFGateSecurity breach prompts more White House securitySFGateWASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is boosting security outside the White House following an embarrassing security breach in which an intruder with a knife scaled the White House fence, dashed across the lawn and made it all the way i...[read more]

Philly.comPolice lift Poconos limits; hunt for killer goes onPhilly.comOfficers search a car as the manhunt for suspected police killer Eric Frein continues in Monroe County. Frein is accused of opening fire at a state police barracks Sept. 12, killing one trooper and wounding another. JASON FAME...[read more]