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Gov. gets Federal Aid for Downstate Nov. Tornadoes

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Good news for Region residents who may have family members residing downstate who are still struggling to recover from the aftermath of last Novembers tornadoes--low interest help is on the way.
According to a press release from Governor Pence's office,...

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Unsafe Lane Movement Causes Multiple Crash on I-65

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Indiana State Police say the driver of a semi received serious injuries when his semi crashed into three other semis causing Interstate 65 in Newton County to close down for four hours  Tuesday.
A preliminary reports say shows shortly after...

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Portage Township Address Rescheduled

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The Portage Township State of the Township Address that had to be postponed this morning, due to the inclimate weather,  has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 13th at 10:30am at the Bonner Center, 5800 Lexington in Portage. 
According to a...

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Safe Shoveling Tips

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Shoveling out?  Here are some tips on how to shovel snow safely from the Snow & Ice Management Association.
SIMA's Eight Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling
 
A 2011 study published in the Clinical Research in Cardiology revealed that shoveling...

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Region Police Chief Urges Drivers to Slow Down

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Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller wants motorists to, "please slow down and mind your driving."
Chief Miller says his department has been responding to accidents all day long and that many are caused by snow and ice.  But he says,...

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Short Street Plowing in Munster Thursday & Friday

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The Munster Public Works Department is informing residents of the town's short street snow plowing schedule.
The City's Public Works has been working diligently to keep streets and roads clear for all traffic. Some areas, because of the width of...

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Travel Returns to Orange Watch Status in Jasper Co.

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The Jasper County Commissioners have requested that the County map be downgraded and returned to "Orange" - a watch.  According to the Indiana Department of Homeland Secuirty County Travel County map, motorists in an "orange" status county should still restrict...

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Est. $215 Million Jackpot for Tonight's Powerball Drawing

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Take a break from shoveling snow and maybe start shoveling some green.  Tonight's (2/5) Powerball Jackpot is an estimated $215-million.
The Hoosier Lottery reminds you that the deadline to purchase a ticket and get in on tonight's Powerball action is...

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219: Quarters For A Cause

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The Region is invited to a special event this Sunday at the Hammond F.O.P. Lodge starting at Noon. Quarters for a Cause is hosting an auction to benefit to the Young Family, who were devastated by a house fire in...

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CVS Pharmacies to Stop Selling Tobacco

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A big change coming to CVS drug stores around the Region and the country.  CVS announced this morning that it will stop selling cigarettes and tobacco products. The drug store chain says it made the decision because it is evolving...

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Crashes Close Portions of I-94, US 30

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10:30 am CST: Police are responding to multiple crashes around northwest Indiana at this hour.
INDOT reports:
All lanes of westbound I-80/94 are closed in the Lake Station area near State Road 51 / Ripley St due to a crash....

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Overnight Snow Impacts Region Commute

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A large storm system moving across the Midwest brought more across northwest Indiana this morning, leading to very hazardous road conditions. Snow-covered, snow-packed roads combined with reduced visibilities made for a very difficult commute as snow fell over the Region during the very early predawn...

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CBO Report on Obamacare Ignites Firestorm

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The Congressional Budget Office has ignited a firestorm of counter-claims on whether Obamacare will cost 2 million jobs in coming years. ABC News reports each side is reaching its own conclusions.  Republican critics of Obamacare are declaring, they told you...

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Probe Launched into Honda Accord Side Air Bag Issue

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US safety regulators are investigating complaints involving Honda Accords.  ABC News reports 28 drivers have reported that side air bags can inflate when the front doors of Honda Accords are closed. Now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is launching...

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Many Hoosier Priorities in Farm Bill Agreement

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The bipartisan Farm Bill agreement passed the US Senate this afternoon by a vote of 68-to-32 and now heads to President Obama's desk to be signed into law. Indiana US Senator Dan...

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Gary Adds Another Measure to its Snow Plan

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Gary, IN – City of Gary officials have once again implemented their snow plan in anticipation of winter storms slated to hit the area for today through Wednesday and again this weekend. To...

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Man Who Shot at Gary Police Struck by Return Fire

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The execution of a narcotics search warrant this morning in Gary resulted in officers being fired upon and a 30 year old man being shot. Gary Police Public Information Officer Corp. Gabrielle King says officers arrived at a residence, in...

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Hoosiers Asked to Keep Mailboxes Clear of Snow, Ice

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The Postal Service is asking Hoosiers to help keep letter carriers safe as the state braces for yet another winter storm. There are various predictions as to the amounts of snow that will fall throughout Indiana today through tomorrow, but...

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Record-Setting Spring for Purdue North Central

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It's a record-breaking Spring for Purdue University North Central. A spring semester record 57-hundred-68 students are enrolled in a spring-semester best of more than 52-thousand credit hours. They also topped their spring number for bachelor's degree-seeking students.
Here are the...

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Pence, Other Govs Urge Action on Propane Shortage

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence today joined fellow governors from the Midwestern Governors Association in signing a letter to President Obama requesting immediate assistance to address the current propane supply shortage across the Midwest.
“Hoosiers continue to face severe propane shortages...

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