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Settlement Reached in State Fair Stage Collapse

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Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration has reached an agreement with Mid America Sound Corporation to settle the Safety Order issued after the Indiana State Fair accident in Indianapolis in August 2011 that killed seven people, including a Northwest Indiana...

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Pig Virus Confirmed in Indiana, 26 Other States

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A fast-moving virus has infected hogs in nearly half of the state’s counties and caused significant mortality since it was discovered in the United States in May of last year. Efforts are underway to develop a vaccine as well as...

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Whiting's Project Peeps Gets Underway

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You know them as one of your favorite Easter candies, but in Whiting they mean so much more this time of year. Karen Gajewski, Executive Director of the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce says Project Peeps is underway. Residents are asked...

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Gov Pence Wants Medical Device Tax Repealed

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence is calling on President Obama and Congress to repeal the medical device tax. Pence says the two-point-three percent tax, originally passed as part of Obamacare, took effect January first of last year, is hurting Indiana's medical...

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Gary Mayor Supports S Shore Expansion Funds

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The Mayor of Gary is officially on board with committing funds to the proposed South Shore expansion. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson says she will ask the Gary City Council to approve setting aside twenty-percent of the city's share of a new...

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Sign Up for Health Care to Avoid Penalties on 2014 Taxes

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At the stroke of midnight, what happens to the Obamacare website? ABC News reports its not exactly a Cinderella story.
The Obamacare website is not going dark. In fact it will remain open year round but customers will not be...

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Man Who Fatally Shot His Wife in Critical Condition

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An investigation continues after a man, who is believed to have fatally shot his wife, turned the gun on himself at their home in Robertsdale Saturday night. Hammond Police Lt. Richard Hoyda told the Region News Team they responded to...

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New Poll Shows Americans Support Health Care Law

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A new ABC News/Washington Post Obamacare poll is out that the White House is sure to appreciate. Gary Langer, of Langer Associates, who directs polling for ABC News, reports the poll shows support for the health care law, advancing from...

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Feds Order Car Makers to Install Rear View Cameras

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The government is ordering car makers to install rear view cameras in order to save more than 200 lives a year. ABC News reports some cars and trucks make backup warming sounds.....but that's not enough to prevent accidentally backing over...

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Another Porter County Deputy Saves a Life Using CPR

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Another member of the Porter County Sheriff's Office is being credited with using CPR to save a person's life. The latest instance took place on Saturday evening, in the 800 block of Baltimore Road, near South Haven, where Corp. William...

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Power Steering Concern Prompts Another GM Recall

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General Motors announced today it will recall 1-point-3 million more cars. ABC News reports this recall -- for a power steering concern -- comes on top of the 2-pont-6 million cars recalled for faulty ignition switches. GM says power steering...

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Authorities Seek Public's Help in EC Bank Robbery

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The FBI says a reward is being offered as authorities investigate a bank robbery in East Chicago that occurred shortly after 11-o'clock Saturday morning. East Chicago Police Lt. Marguerite Wilder says two...

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Man Wanted in LaPorte County Captured in Portage

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A 23 year old man wanted in LaPorte County for three-felony counts of dealing cocaine was apprehended early Sunday morning in Portage. Portage Police report an officer observed the suspect vehicle in the 29-hundred block of Glenwood and received information...

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Two Arrested for Drug Possession in Pulaski County

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Two men were arrested by conservation officers on Sunday in Pulaski County, near the Tippecanoe River, by the Winamac South Ramp, for the illegal possession of a controlled substance. Indiana Conservation Police report officers discovered the men, a 22 year...

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LaPorte PD Wanted Person of the Week: Arthur R. Smith

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A 36 year old man wanted on a LaPorte County warrant for felony domestic battery and for failure to appear on a battery charge out of Porter County is this week's “Wanted Person of the Week”...

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Mid America Agrees to Penalties for 2011 State Fair Tragedy

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Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration has reached an agreement with Mid America Sound Corporation to settle the Safety Order issued after the Indiana State Fair accident in Indianapolis that killed seven people and injured dozens of others in 2011....

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Gary Man Charged After Crashing into Apartment Building

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In Schererville, police say a 28-year-old Gary man has been charged with Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated, a Class C Misdemeanor, after crashing into an apartment building in the 900 block of East Joliet Street early Sunday evening. Police and...

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Lane Restriction on US 41 in St. John Starts Wednesday

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Starting this week motorists in St. John will have to deal with a lane restriction on US 41/Wicker Avenue. INDOT will restrict both north and southbound traffic down to a single lane, approximately a quarter mile north of US 231/West...

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Woman Killed in Crown Point Crash

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In Lake County early today, the Coroners office reports a 52-year-old woman from Bourbonnais, Illinois, was killed in a motor vehicle accident just east of I-65 in Crown Point. Authorities say Jeanelle Fosaugh suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced...

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Four Lake County Towns Sign 911 Resolution

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The last four Lake County communities yet to sign onto the county's E-911 consolidation have all signed off on a joint resolution drawn up on behalf of the group. Cedar Lake, Schererville, Highland and most recently St. John officials have...

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