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eCigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit

Can e-cigarettes help smokers quit using tobacco cigarettes? The American Heart Association - grudgingly - says yes. ABC News reports they're advertised as a better alternative to cigarettes because e-cigs release nicotine through vapor, not tobacco smoke. And now the...

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Marriage Equality Issue in Indiana to Be Heard Tuesday

Three lawsuits from Indiana and one from Wisconsin regarding same-sex marriage bans will be heard tomorrow before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Those in favor of marriage equality in Indiana are hosting rallies today to support the...

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US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Nikolus Morris

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A 23 year old man wanted for rape is this week's “Fugitive of the Week” by the US Marshals Service, Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. Nikolus Morris is described as a black...

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Dyer Couple Fighting to Get Sinkhole Issue Resolved

A couple in northwest Indiana say they've been fighting with three local governments to fill in a sinkhole that continues to grow on their property, nearing their home. The sinkhole, about 40 feet wide and 30 feet deep, sits on...

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Prompt Ambulance in Highland Receives PR Award

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The Indiana Emergency Response Conference has presented its 2014 Ambulance Provider Public Relations Award to Prompt Ambulance Service out of Highland. The nomination form said Prompt Ambulance has created a number of community outreach programs, training initiatives, and more. The...

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Fatal Shooting in East Chicago

A fatal shooting in East Chicago Sunday is under investigation. The Lake County Coroner's Office reports 28 year old Luis Walker-Carrion was pronounced at 5:11am and his death has been ruled a homicide. A suspect is in custody....

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Pence Declares This Week Rail Safety Week in Indiana

Governor Mike Pence has declared this week, August 24 ththrough the 30 th, as Indiana Rail Safety Week. Indiana Operation Lifesaver, Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Transportation, local law enforcement and railroad companies are partnering to raise...

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Air Quality Alert for NW Indiana Through Midnight

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Ozone levels are expected to be unhealthy today in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties which is why the National Weather Service in Chicago has issued an Air Quality Alert until midnight. Active children and adults, as well as people with...

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Flood Warning Extended Until 6:30pm for Porter Co

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has extended its Flood Warning for Porter County until 6:30pm CST today.  Heavy rainfall could lead to possible flooding in some areas....

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VanDenburgh Congratulates Crown Point School

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State Representative Shelli VanDenburgh of Crown Point on Friday extended her congratulations to Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School during the school's “Back to School Celebration” as the school has been selected as a finalists in a statewide education contest. The...

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