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Decision on Prayer Could Reopen Local Debate

The US Supreme Court decision allowing prayers at town board meetings is expected to reopen Region debate. Justices ruled 5-to-4 that prayer in legislative chambers that prayer in legislative chambers is not a significant curtailment of anyone's religious freedom and...

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Six Hurt in Hegewisch Crash

Five students at Hammond Bishop Noll were among six people hurt in a three-car crash in Hegewisch. Chicago Police say the car carrying the five teens was hit by another car that first struck a trailer being pulled by a...

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Local Give Day Underway to Help Nonprofits

The Porter County Community Foundation is joining community foundations across the country in a national day of local giving Tuesday May 6. Give Local Porter County is a 24-hour online event where the money raised will benefit a wide array...

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Primary Election Day in Indiana

It's primary election day in Indiana. Polls are open from 6 am to 6 pm. Many candidates are unopposed as they seek to represent their party this fall, but there are some contested races, including Lake County Sheriff and Porter...

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Baby Gates Not As Safe As You Think

Those baby gates - meant to protect little ones - may not be as safe as parents think. ABC News reports those baby gates parents put in doorways or at the tops of stairs are sending about two thousand kids...

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Coats Urges Debate on Proposals for Economic Growth

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Indiana US Senator Dan Coats, the senior Republican on the Joint Economic Committee, spoke today on the Senate floor about the lack of economic opportunities for many Americans and called on the Senate to debate proposals that would encourage economic...

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Fallen National Guard Member to Be Honored Sat

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A ceremony will be held in East Chicago Saturday morning at 11am to honor a 22 year old member of the National Guard 713 Engineer Company who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect others...

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Intoxicated Man Drives Vehicle Into Moving Train

A Michigan City man who drove his SUV into a moving train on Sunday morning in Michigan City has been charged with operating while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident. The Times reports 38 year old Jose Jenkins...

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Hoosier Lottery Prize Payment Offices Closed Election Day

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Officials with the Hoosier Lottery want to remind folks that due to election day tomorrow their prize payment offices will be closed. Lottery officials report lottery drawings will still occur at their regular times, but no other business will be...

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Man Charged with Muder in EC Weekend Shooting Death

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A 21 year old East Chicago man has been arrested in the shooting death of a 20 year old man that took place early Saturday afternoon in the 39-hundred block of Elm Street. East Chicago Police report Christopher Gordon is...

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