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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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Fire destroys Salem, Indiana restaurantWDRB(WDRB) - Fire crews responded to flames at a Tumbleweed restaurant in Salem, Indiana on Sunday morning after it caught fire. Salem Fire Chief Tom Day told WDRB News that the restaurant has been completely destroyed. The fire was reported around 2:30 ...a...[read more]

Too few in Indiana protected against fluIndianapolis StarHowever, as of earlier this week, the school had received no vaccine, said Dr. Stephen Wintermeyer, director of the program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, so it has tentatively rescheduled its first clinics for the fi...[read more]

Indiana upsets No. 18 Missouri on D'Angelo Roberts' late TD runESPNIndiana extended its final drive thanks to a pass interference penalty on Missouri's John Gibson on fourth-and-6 at the Hoosiers' 29. Sudfeld attempted to find Dominique Booth across the middle of the field, but Gibson wrapped his...[read more]

The Indiana Pacers and Player Development8 Points, 9 SecondsIt is hard to criticize the player development strategy of Indiana Pacers. Lance Stephenson is arguably the best example of a nobody turning into somebody. He played a measly 115 minutes in his rookie season and 442 in his second year, o...[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]

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New York Daily NewsUPDATE: NYPD officer killed in crash Sunday was from BronxTimes Herald-RecordNEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department says a 25-year-old officer heading to work was killed Sunday morning when the van he was in crashed into a concrete barrier. Eight other officers were hu...[read more]

NBCNews.comArrest warrant issued for man seen with missing Virginia student: policeReuters(Reuters) - An arrest warrant has been issued for the 32-year-old man police have identified as a person of interest in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student, Charlottesville Police Chief Tim...[read more]

SFGate10 homes destroyed as King Fire grows to 82000 acresSFGateAt least ten homes and 22 other structures were consumed by flames as the massive King Fire swelled to more than 82,000 acres early Sunday east of Placerville in El Dorado County, California Department of Forestry and Fire officials ...[read more]

Fox NewsRep. King is 'sure' House Homeland Security panel will probe White House ...Fox NewsRep. Peter King said Sunday that he expects the House will hold a hearing on the weekend incident in which a man carrying a knife got inside the White House front door before being apprehended by the Secre...[read more]

New York TimesAt Climate Change March in New York, a Clarion Call for ActionNew York TimesUnder leaden skies, throngs of demonstrators stretching as far as the eye could see moved through Midtown Manhattan late Sunday morning, chanting their demands for action on climate change. With drums and tu...[read more]