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Jasper Co Sheriff’s Office/DeMotte Chamber Request Traffic Study at SR 10 and I-65

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office and the DeMotte Chamber of Commerce are requesting from INDOT that a traffic study be conducted at the intersection of State Road 10 and I-65 in response to the increased traffic flow in that area.  Both agencies recently sent a combined letter stating there are two trucks stops, a restaurant, […]

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Indiana Unemployment Rate Falls in August

Indiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percent in August to 5.8 percent. Despite the drop, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state’s private sector lost 2,600 jobs last month, led primarily by the Private, Educational and Health Services sector, which declined by 4,100 in August. Losses were somewhat offset by a […]

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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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WCTI12.comBeaufort County man killed in plane crash in IndianaWCTI12.comBoth men died in the crash. The condition of the bodies prevented immediate identifications of the victims, said Indiana State Police Sgt. Joe Watts and Monroe County Coroner Nicole Meyer. There is no word on the identity of ...[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]

Chron.comIndiana 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 fell ....[read more]

WIFE: 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 friend of...[read more]

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ABC NewsOfficials release image of Darrien Hunt's sword, statement on raceDaily HeraldSARATOGA SPRINGS -- The Utah County Attorney's Office released a photo Friday of the sword Darrien Hunt was carrying when he was fatally shot by Saratoga Springs police Sept. 10. The sword is about 41 inches, wi...[read more]

SFGateKing Fire burns structures, threatens UC Berkeley projectSFGate(09-19) 14:48 PDT PLACERVILLE, EL DORADO COUNTY -- The massive King Fire east of Placerville that exploded into one of the year's biggest wildfires claimed its first casualties - an untold number of structures near the Sierra fo...[read more]

Feds mum on prosecution of illegal border crossersGrand Island IndependentTUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The federal government refuses to say whether prosecutors in Yuma, Arizona, have scaled back a years-old program that guarantees jail time for most immigrants caught crossing the border illegally and wh...[read more]

Fox NewsMissing UVA student seen leaving restaurant with unidentified manFox NewsMissing University of Virginia student Heather Graham apparently entered a restaurant with a man she encountered on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall, then left with him in a car 15 minutes later, police said Friday. P...[read more]

ReutersRemarks by President Obama at 'It's On Us' Campaign RollouteNews Park ForestTHE PRESIDENT: Welcome to the White House, everybody. And thank you to Joe Biden not just for the introduction, not just for being a great Vice President -- but for decades, since long before he was in his current ...[read more]