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BBB Urges Consumers to “Be Aware” When Looking into Making Any Purchase

The Better Business Bureau serving Northern Indiana wants to remind the public that before you do business with a company, check them out first at their website, bbb.org Area Director Connie Kann told the Region News Team during a recent Region News Makers interview consumers need to be aware when you are looking into making […]

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Board Approves Increase to County Recycling Fee

The Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction District Board this week voted to increase the annual recycling fee paid by county residents by five-dollars beginning next year and for the first time will start assessing the now twenty-dollar annual fee on businesses. The fee, which started being collected in 1996, is categorized as a special […]

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La Porte Police Recover Stolen Items after Vehicle Break-in

Police have recovered stolen stereo equipment worth about 840-dollars following a vehicle break-in Thursday, in the parking lot of a La Porte bar. Reports say at about 2:30 am police were called out to JJ’s Sideout Bar & Grill in the 300 block of Park St. to investigate a car that was broken into. The […]

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Illinois Reports First Deaths This Year from West Nile Virus

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting the first West Nile virus related deaths in Illinois for 2014. Two residents in northern Illinois who became ill with West Nile virus in late-August and early September have died. “Although we’ve seen a cooler and wetter summer, which has resulted in less West Nile virus activity, […]

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Federal Grants Awarded to Community Health Centers

The U.S. Department Health and Human Services has announced awards to four community health centers in the Region. “I congratulate our local community health centers for receiving this important funding. It will be used to expand high-quality health care services throughout our communities,” said First District Congressman Pete Visclosky. Grants totaling more than 986-thousand dollars […]

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New York Daily NewsIndiana man sentenced to 65 years in prison for murder of Purdue studentNew York Daily NewsLAFAYETTE, Ind. — An Indiana man who admitted fatally stabbing and shooting a fellow Purdue University student inside a crowded classroom has been sentenced to 65 years in prison after te...[read more]

B1G redemption? Indiana stuns Mizzou in ColumbiaNBCSports.comIn a stunning turn of events, Indiana took homestanding and defending SEC East champion Missouri to the carpet and headed back to Bloomington with an impressive 31-27 win. The game-winning score came with 22 seconds left on a three-yard...[read more]

ABC NewsIndiana Upsets No. 18 Missouri 31-27ABC NewsAfter losing at Bowling Green last week, Indiana coach Kevin Wilson wanted his team to "play with our hair on fire" against Missouri on Saturday. Whatever message Wilson was trying to send, the Hoosiers got it. D'Angelo Roberts scored on a 3-yar...[read more]

Feds urged to recognize Indiana same-sex marriagesIndianapolis StarTwo groups are asking federal authorities to recognize same-sex marriages performed in Indiana and two other states, a move that would make those couples eligible for federal benefits for married couples. Freedom to Marry and the ...[read more]

NUVO NewsweeklyIndiana sitting on domestic-abuse moneyThe Courier-JournalOn Friday, the board of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute approved $1.9 million in funding for groups that provide domestic violence shelters, prevention programs and other services to men and women. That gives the grou...[read more]

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USA TODAYWhite House intruder was armed with a knifeUSA TODAYThe U.S. Secret Service said it beefed up security Saturday around the White House after a man armed with a knife was able to scramble over the White House fence, dash across the expansive lawn and enter the massive front doors of the r...[read more]

NewsweekHinting at 2016, Hillary Clinton focuses on humanizing her imageLos Angeles TimesWith Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2016 presidential run looking like a foregone conclusion, the question now is whether she has a message. Fresh off a visit to Iowa and two events last week in Washington where sh...[read more]

CNNFour firefighters have sustained injuries fighting massive King FireLos Angeles TimesThe enormous King fire burning in a forest region east of Sacramento has continued to grow, fire officials said. The week-old blaze in Eldorado National Forest grew to 81,944 acres and was 10% contained as of ...[read more]

Fox NewsHundreds of volunteers search for missing University of Virginia studentFox NewsSeptember 20, 2014: Volunteers Caroline Robinson, left, and Callie Robinson, right, use a stick and a flashlight to probe inside a drainage pipe on 14th Street during a massive search effort by the community f...[read more]

Fox NewsResidents return home as cops hunt suspect in Pennsylvania trooper ambushFox NewsState police lifted a shelter in place order for residents in an area of northeastern Pennsylvania late Saturday where authorities are searching for the man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania S...[read more]