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Hobart Talks Transportation, Bike Lanes, Sidewalks

How to get to and from destinations in Hobart may need to involve bicycle lanes and more sidewalks. That's according to NIRPC Transportation Planning Manager Mitch Barloga who told city officials if those options for short trips aren't available, people...

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Woman Sentenced in Hit-and-Run Death on Interstate

A Portage woman charged in the hit-and-run death of a man struck while walking along I-94 has been sentenced to three years in jail and three years probation. Authorities say Patricia Callahan pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an...

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Michael Jackson Remembered 5 Years After Passing

 Fans this week have been visiting 23-hundred Jackson Street in Gary, the family home of Michael Jackson, to remember the 'King of Pop' five years after his death shocked the world.   Jackson passed away June 25th, 2009, at the...

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219: NWI House Raffle

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Now in it's 9 thyear the Northwest Indiana House Raffle is looking to give one lucky winner a brand new home or 225-thousand dollars in cash. Mary Govert, Former Executive Director of St. Jude house says the event is...

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Tornado Damages Homes In and Near Indianapolis

Numerous homes were damaged in central Indiana Tuesday afternoon after a tornado touched down just southwest of Indianapolis.  Here is more information issued by the National Weather Service in Indianapolis:  A weak tornado of EF1 intensity and winds estimated from...

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Chicago Chosen for George Lucas Museum

The city of Chicago has won the hotly contested bid for the George Lucas museum, named for the man behind "Star Wars". "I just got off the phone with George Lucas and Mellody Hobson to thank them for choosing Chicago,"...

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Man's Body Found in Hart Ditch in Munster

The Lake County Coroners office is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in Hart Ditch in Munster Tuesday near Fran-Lin Parkway. Police say the 50-year-old Munster man may have taken his own life within the previous...

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North Township Battle for Blood is Thursday

This Thursday, from 8am-to-7:30pm, the American Red Cross is hoping you will help your town win the blood battle! The annual “North Township Battle for Blood” is between East Chicago, Hammond, Highland, Munster and Whiting, and Highland is looking to...

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Visclosky Applauds ITC Anti-Dumping Decision

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The US International Trade Commission today made affirmative determinations in its final phase anti-dumping duty investigations concerning welded stainless pressure pipe from Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. As a result, the US Department of Commerce will issue anti-dumping duty orders on...

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US 421 Closure, South of Westville, for Rail Crossing Repair

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INDOT today announced that starting tomorrow US 421, between Route 6 and US 30, just south of County Road 800 South, will be closed for one week as crews will be repairing a railroad crossing in the area.

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