Indiana Launches Initiative to Increase Immunizations

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(Photo Courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Health. L-R, Craig Monnett, Matt Bailey
(CEO, IU Health West), Amy and Liam Monnett, Dr. Anne Schuchat (Asst. U.S. Surgeon General),
and Dr. William VanNess (State Health Commissioner) pose during the launch...

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Month Long Food Drive to Feed Hungry Kids this Summer

Food Bank of NW Indiana

The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and the Times Media Company kick off the Summer Care and Share Food Drive tomorrow. The purpose of the food drive, which continues through the month of May, is to fill one-thousand “share boxes”...

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12 Pounds of Marijuana Discovered During Traffic Stop

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A traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road last week resulted in the discovery of two bags of marijuana weighing twelve pounds. Portage Police announced today an officer pulled a rental vehicle with Nevada plates over for speeding on April...

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Overturned Semi Blocking EB US-30 in Merrillville

over turned semi

Traffic is backing up on eastbound on US-30 just east of the southbound I-65 exit ramp onto US-30 in Merrillvile due to an over turned semi and truck.   Emergency crews are on the scene and traffic going eastbound is currently


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Suspicious Men Try and Lure Girl into Truck in LaPorte

LaPorte PD

Police in LaPorte are seeking the public's help after a 12 year old girl reported two men in a pick up truck allegedly tried to lure her into their vehicle on Tuesday. LaPorte Police say the girl was walking her...

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Logansport Woman Arrested with 172 Baggies of Heroin

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(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)

A traffic stop in northern Starke County last week resulted in the arrest of a 36 year old Logansport woman after 172 baggies of heroin weighing 36 grams were found. Indiana State...

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Report Gives Failing Grades for Air Quality

The American Lung Association's “State of the Air 2014” report released today found that nearly half of all Americans – more than 147 million – live in counties in the U.S. where ozone or particle pollutions levels make the air...

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Opposition to Planned Teardown of 10 Marktown Bldgs

In East Chicago, residents have gone to the City Council to try and prevent several buildings in Marktown from being torn down. The ten properties in the north Lake County neighborhood have been purchased by BP. A spokesman for the...

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US Steel Reports $52M Net Income for 1st Qtr 2014

Despite what the company itself described as “extreme weather-related issues,” US Steel reported 52-million dollars in net income for the first quarter of the year, helped in part by better commercial prices. The company said their flat-rolled segment, its biggest...

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RailCats Hosting Open Player Tryout April 30th

The Gary SouthShore RailCats say they're hosting an Open Player Tryout Camp at U. S. Steel Yard on Wednesday, April 30th. Registration for the tryout will begin at 9:30 a.m. for position players and 12:00 noon for pitchers. All players...

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