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Governor Pence Unveils HIP 2.0

Indiana Governor Mike Pence today unveiled the details of plans to expand the state's Healthy Indiana Program for lower-income Hoosiers, and it includes an element to support participation in employer-sponsored insurance plans. Officials say it still has to get federal...

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No Injuries Reported in Fire at Auto Dealership

Fire crews from around northern Porter County responded to the Arnell Kia auto dealership on US 20 in Burns Harbor late Wednesday night. Portage, Porter, South Haven and Chesterton were among those assisting Burns Harbor. The fire was stopped before...

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Power Lines Down on Kennedy Avenue

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935 am CDT -- In Schererville, authorities say Kennedy Avenue is blocked off this hour basically from Main Street to Division. We're told a semi truck went off the roadway and pulled some power lines down. NIPSCO is on scene....

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RailCats Open Season at St. Paul Today

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The defending American Association Champs Gary SouthShore RailCats begin their season on the road today [May 15th] at St. Paul. Opening Day at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary is Thursday, May 22, 2014 vs. last season’s championship series opponent the...

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Governor to Unveil Changes to Healthy Indiana

Today (Thursday May 15) Indiana Governor Mike Pence is scheduled to announce the State’s plan to expand the Healthy Indiana Plan as an alternative to Medicaid to cover uninsured individuals in Indiana.   9am CDT: The announcement will be streamed live...

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Groundbreaking Held for Hospital Addition

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Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday to launch construction of a new $40 million surgical pavilion addition to St. Mary Medical Center on South Lake Park Avenue in Hobart.  The four-story building marks the largest addition to the hospital’s Hobart campus...

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Trees Being Removed, Replaced at Wicker Park

A Region golf course known for its tree-lined holes is losing hundreds of those trees to an exotic beetle. In Highland, an estimated 550 ash trees at Wicker Park have been infested by the Emerald Ash Borer. About a-hundred trees...

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Council Ends Work-Release to Fund Jail Mandate

The Lake County Council has voted to end the Lake County Sheriff's work-release program and lay off its nearly thirty employees, so the county can fund a federal Department of Justice mandate that requires hiring 24 additional corrections officers and...

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Car Sale Event to Benefit Region Boys Girls Clubs

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Region residents who purchase a new or used vehicle this weekend will also be helping the Boys and Girls Clubs across the region.  Participating dealers of the Northwest Indiana Auto Trade Association are having their annual "Spring Sale" fundraiser event...

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48th Annual IU Northwest Commencement in Gary

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Indiana University Northwest will be holding their 48 thAnnual Commencement tomorrow at the Genesis Center in Gary. The ceremony begins at 4pm and is expected to last about two-hours. Tickets are not required to attend the Commencement. University officials...

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