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County to Hold Hearing on Hospital Tax Abatement

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There's a meeting today (Tue Jun 24 th ) that has to do with the question of whether or not Porter Regional Hospital is in compliance with the requirements for a decade's worth of tax breaks. Early this month, the...

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Purdue's Daniels to Testify on Space Report

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Purdue University President Mitch Daniels is scheduled to speak before a U.S. House committee about human space flight. The former Governor of Indiana leads a university with a long tradition in the space program. Twenty-three Purdue graduates have become astronauts,...

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Man Killed in Hammond Motorcycle Accident

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The Lake County Coroners office says a 24-year-old man died after a motorcycle accident in the 52-hundred block of Columbia Avenue in Hammond. Officials say Rogelio Guerrero of Hammond suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead shortly after 3...

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Water at High School Shut Off Over Unpaid Bills

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Students at Gary Roosevelt were sent home Monday after water was shut off at the high school over long-term unpaid water bills, but there's a dispute over who's responsible for paying them. The high school has been operated by a...

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Lowell Considers East-West Thru-Street Options

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State Road 2, or Commercial Avenue, is Lowell's main east-west route, and town planners want to give motorists more thru-street options to improve the flow of traffic across their community. The Times today reports the town council Monday night approved...

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Flooding in Parts of Northwest Indiana

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A Flood Warning remains effect until 11 am CDT this morning (Tue 6/24) for southern Newton, southern Jasper, and northern Benton County in northwest Indiana, and southeastern Iroquois County in Illinois. Overnight law enforcement officials were reporting several roads remain...

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Griffith PD, Mansards Apts Partner for Fundraiser Saturday

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The Griffith Police Department and the Mansards Apartments are partnering for a fundraiser this weekend. Police Chief Greg Mance told the Region News Team the police department and the Mansards Apartments have had a growing relationship over the past year-and-a-half...

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Flash Flood Warning for Newton, Jasper Co Until 11pm

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Newton and Jasper Counties until 11pm CDT tonight. Slow moving thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across southern Newton and central Jasper Counties brought two inches of rainfall...

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Valpo Launches Tech Foundry Business Accelerator

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Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas today announced the launch of a program designed to help technology companies meet the challenges of facing a start-up, enhancing their success and speeding their entry to the marketplace. The Valparaiso-based Tech Foundry Start-up Accelerator is...

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Diabetes Basketball Camp Underway in Schererville

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A free program offered to children and young adults in northwest Indiana who have diabetes kicked off today. The 4 th annual Moses E. Cheeks Slam Dunk for Diabetes Basketball Camp is taking place now...

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Last of Three Victims Pulled From Cal-Sag Channel

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The Coast Guard announced this afternoon that a third body has been recovered from a collision between a recreational vessel and a barge that occurred late Friday night in the Cal-Sag Channel near Palos Heights, Illinois. Officials report the body...

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Severe T-Storm Warning in Effect for Porter Co Unitl 3:45pm

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Porter County until 3:45pm CDT. 60 mile per wind gusts and penny-size hail may be associated with this storm....

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Higher Risk of Skin Cancer for Those Using Tanning Beds

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The golden glow of a tan is something some people can't resist. But new research suggests some methods are more dangerous than others. ABC News reports kids who spend time on tanning beds may be raising their risk of skin...

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Westville Correctional Facility Superintendent Promoted

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Officials at Westville Correctional Facility announced last week they will be seeking a new superintendent as current Superintendent Mark Levenhagen has been appointed as the Director of Mental Health and Special Populations for the Indiana Department of Corrections, effective Sunday,...

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Honda, Mazda, Nissan Recalling Defective Airbags

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Honda, Mazda and Nissan are recalling millions of cars ... for defective airbags that could possibly explode. The recall comes on the heels of numerous callbacks from Toyota and GM in recent months ... also for airbags and ignition failures....

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Church Festival in Munster Shut Down Early Due to Fight

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A festival at a church in Lake County Sunday night ended a half-hour early after police say a fight broke out. Nwi-dot-com today reports an argument between juveniles turned into a shoving match around 9:15, followed by other physical altercations,...

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Possible Arson Fire Investigation in LaPorte

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In LaPorte, police announced today they are investigating a possible arson fire that occurred on Thursday night in the 200 block of Cable Street. LaPorte Police report the occupant of the home told officers he was in the living room...

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Ramp Blocked in Valparaiso

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Valparaiso Police say a blocked ramp is expected to reopen by about 1 pm today.  As of 12 noon, the ramp from southbound State Road 49 to eastbound US 30 remained blocked after a semi overturned there this morning....

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ValpoNEXT 'Last Call' for Community Input

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A community initiative announces 'last call' for community input. One more chance to weigh in on ideas for Valparaiso's future in the Valpo NEXT visioning process. To take part, complete an online survey at the valponext website by June 27th,...

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Lightning Safety Awareness Week June 22-28

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This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week.  The National Weather Service says to date this year, there have been seven lightning fatalities in the United States -- four in Florida, and one each in Michigan, New Mexico, and Texas.  For safety...

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