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Former EC Central Standout Joins Chicago Bulls

Lake County-native and former Purdue standout E’Twaun Moore will begin his next season in the NBA as a member of the Chicago Bulls. The 25-year-old Moore was drafted by the Boston Celtics in 2011 and later played for the Orlando Magic before signing with the Bulls Thursday. In high school, Moore led with 28 points […]

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Change in Meeting Date on 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update

There’s been a change in the date for one of the public meetings on NIRPC’s 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan update. The meeting on public transportation originally set for September 30th at the Adam Benjamin Metro Center in downtown Gary has been rescheduled for Tuesday, October 7th. It will still take place from 4 to 6 […]

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School Turnarounds Committee Meeting in Gary

The Indiana State Board of Education Committee on School Turnarounds is scheduled to meet this morning (September 19) at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, and a presentation on the ongoing efforts at Gary Roosevelt is on the agenda. The high school, now known as Roosevelt Career and College Academy, has been operated by EdisonLearning, a […]

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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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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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Fox 59Eric Turner to resign seat in Indiana House of RepresentativesFox 59INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Sept. 19, 2014)– State Rep. Eric Turner announced Friday that he will not serve in the next term of the Indiana General Assembly. He will instead pursue opportunities with the Atlanta-based Christian org...[read more]

Study says relying on sales tax could hurt Indiana schoolsChalkbeat TennesseeIndiana's reliance on sales tax as a critical piece of its education funding system isn't doing any favors for schools, according to a report from a national credit rating firm. The report, released Monday by Standard an...[read more]

Kansas City StarHigh-octane Indiana takes its show to the SEC for a game vs No. 18 MissouriFox NewsCOLUMBIA, Mo. – Gary Pinkel says his team is prepared to face Indiana's high-powered offense. "I think you just have to control them the best you can," the Missouri coach said. "I think you have to ...[read more]

New York TimesIndiana jobless rate down slightlyWISH-TVINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's unemployment rate declined for the first time in four months during August, dropping slightly to 5.8 percent. Figures released Friday by the state Department of Workforce Development show Indiana's jobless mark f...[read more]

WCTI12.comWIFE: Beaufort County man killed in Indiana plane crashWITNThe wife of a Beaufort County man says her husband died Thursday in an Indiana plane crash. Stephanie Saccio says her husband, Tom Saccio, was killed in the crash that killed two people near the Monroe County, Indiana airport. A...[read more]

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Christian Science MonitorSteve Kraske: Roberts is hurting in Senate race because he's still a mystery to ...Kansas City StarPat Roberts — and the work he's done in Washington — has left absolutely no impression on a whole lot of Kansans. That's simply astonishing, given that the Republican was fi...[read more]

ABC NewsUtah doctor gets up to life in wife's murderThegardenisland.comPROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster....[read more]

USA TODAYCar, condo searched in case of missing Virginia studentUSA TODAYCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Police confiscated a car from a Charlottesville-area condominium complex Friday and are searching one condo in the complex in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student almos...[read more]

NBCNews.comDemocrats Praise Party Chair After Critical ReportTIMEDebbie Wasserman Schultz Democrat Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair, Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat of Florida, speaks at the DNC's Leadership Forum Issues Conference in Washington on Sept. 19, 2014. Mande...[read more]

Chron.comLawyer to ask feds to probe Utah police shootingChron.comA memorial for Darrien Hunt is set up at the Panda Express in Saratoga Springs, Utah on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hunt was shot by police outside the restaurant on Sept. 10. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An attorney for the family of a black...[read more]