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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, bbb.org  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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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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Indiana 31, Mizzou 27: And the streak diesRock M Nation (blog)Indiana backup running back D'Angelo Roberts scored on a 16 play, 75 yard drive, converting a 4th and goal for a touchdown with a pitch to the outside after diving up the middle and being stuffed on the two previous plays. At this poin...[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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SFGateBailout Chief Kashkari Says He's Ready to Lead CaliforniaBusinessweekCalifornia Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari smiles during a Bloomberg West Television interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. Neel ...[read more]

New York Daily NewsRookie NYPD cop killed, 8 officers injured as patrol van crashes in BronxNew York Daily NewsA rookie police officer died Sunday morning when an NYPD van bound for the United Nations crashed in the Bronx, police said. Michael Williams, 25, was ejected from the rear of the vehicl...[read more]

ABC NewsCalifornia drought: Some wells running dry in Central ValleyLA Daily NewsIn this photo taken Monday Vickie Yorba, 94, stands next to a water tank in front of her home in East Porterville where she has lived for 66 years. Hers is one of 290 East Porterville wells that ran dry in the state'...[read more]

Christian Science MonitorHow Omar Gonzalez made it past guns and dogs through the White House door ...Christian Science MonitorDetails about White House intruder Omar Gonzalez include family reports that he is an Iraq war vet with PTSD. The Secret Service has beefed up White House security and or...[read more]

ReutersCalifornia wildfire destroys 10 houses, 22 other structuresReuters(Reuters) - Ten houses and 22 outbuildings have been destroyed in a wildfire that swept through parts of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California over the past week and continues to burn, a fire official said on Sunday. No ...[read more]