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Train Blocking Tracks at White Oak/45th St. in Munster

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A disabled train is causing traffic backups in Munster this evening. Munster Police report a train is blocking the tracks at White Oak Avenue, between 45 thStreet and Timberwood Lane. Police say they have spoken with the railroad company,...

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Red Cross Seeking Blood to Prevent Summer Shortage

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A number of blood drives are taking place in northwest Indiana this month. In order to prevent a summer blood shortage, the American Red Cross is urging eligible blood donors to roll up their sleeve and give the gift of...

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Munster Crime Watch Meeting and CALEA Accreditation

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In Munster, residents are invited to the police departments quarterly crime watch meeting to be held next week. The meeting is chance for residents or business representatives to ask questions or raise concerns to police officials and will also offer...

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Indiana Beverage Names New VP and General Counsel

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Indiana Beverage today announced the appointment of Jill Ritchie to the position of Vice President and General Council- Government Affairs. Ritchie, who will be based at the company's Valparaiso facility, will be responsible for the...

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Hammond Superintendent Upgraded to Fair Condition

The Superintendent of the School City of Hammond continues to recover at an Illinois hospital after he suffered head trauma in an attack at his home earlier this month. The Times reports Dr. Walter Watkins has been upgraded to fair...

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New Guidelines to Protect Pregnant Women at Work

New federal guidelines for pregnant women could lead to some big changes at work. ABC News reports women are getting fired for coming to work pregnant - according to the bipartisan Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It's updating its guidelines for...

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Cross to Be Erected in Memory of Slain Gary Police Officer

A memorial cross will be erected this afternoon at three o'clock in the 26-hundred block of Van Buren Place in Gary in honor and memory of veteran Gary Police Officer Jeffery Westerfield, who was found shot to death inside his...

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IYI Grant to help IN Nonprofits that help Hoosier kids

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It's a shot in the arm for programs that improve the lives of Hoosier children and more than a dozen nonprofits have the chance to be on the receiving end.  Nonprofit organizations in northwest Indiana and anywhere across Indiana have...

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Truck Rolls Over Loses Equipment in Roadway

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Indiana State Police at the Lowell Post say no one was injured in an accident that resulted in a seven-thousand pound high-pressure water pump landing in the middle of a local interstate...

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Munster Hydrant Replacement Underway

In Munster, work to begin replacing older fire hydrants west of Manor Avenue by Hasse Construction and the Munster Water Department got underway today.  Police report that water was off at about 10:30 this morning (July 16) on Evergreen between...

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