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Emergency Repairs to Gas Line in Hobart

In Hobart, part of 61 stAvenue was closed early this morning between Colorado and Liverpool for emergency repair work on a gas line. NIPSCO's Nick Meyer told the Region News Team this morning that just a little after midnight...

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Thousands Remain Without Power After Storms

As of this morning about 34-thousand NIPSCO customers remain without power following two rounds of severe storms that swept through the Midwest including much of northern Indiana Monday night. Most of the remaining outages are in Lake, Porter, LaPorte and...

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Merrillville HS Summer School Moved Due to Outage

Merrillville High School summer school will be held at Pierce Middle School today Wednesday July 2nd due to the continuing power outage at the high school....

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Indiana 9th in Nation for Opioid Prescribing Rates

A Vital Signs report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found Indiana ranks 9 thout of 50 states when it comes to the prescribing rates per 100 persons for opioid pain relievers. Beatrice Owen, Director...

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Camp Gives Teens Hand-on Healthcare Knowledge

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(Photo Courtesy of Indiana University Health LaPorte Hospital. (front, l to r) Amalia Calderon,
Sydnee Spears, Alyssa Bella, Maura Romstadt, Tayler Rhoda. (back, l to r) Austin Howell,
Kyleigh Werner, Jenna Kalsow, Sara Winscher, Cameron Wells. (not pictured) Kieri Everett.)

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State Ordered to Recognize Gay Marriage of Munster Couple

An emergency request has been granted by a federal appeals court on behalf of two Lake County women, asking that their same-sex marriage continue to be recognized by the state while the courts continue to debate Indiana's prohibition of gay...

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Hammond School Superintendent Injured in Home Burglary

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School City of Hammond Superintendent Dr. Walter Watkins was hospitalized this morning after being injured during a home break-in. Hammond Police Lt. Richard Hoyta told the Region News Team Watkins suffered head trauma as a result of the break-in,...

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Structure Fire Closes US 35 North of La Porte

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The Indiana Department of Transportation reports that US 35 between US-20 and Johnson Rd. near La Porte is closed at this hour due to a working structure fire.  INDOT is also reporting there is a rolled over fire truck near...

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2014 Leon's Triathlon to Premiere on TV 4th of July

An event that recently brought 700 athletes to Wolf Lake Memorial Park in Hammond will be aired on television this 4 thof July weekend. Leon's “World's Fastest” Triathlon featured many individuals and groups that support veterans. Warrior’s First Foundation,...

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ATC Announce Alcohol Compliance Rates

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INDIANAPOLIS (July 1) – In the first six months of this year, more than 91% of Indiana’s alcoholic beverage establishments were unwilling to sell alcohol to minors during the compliance checks conducted by Indiana State Excise Police officers.

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