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Culver’s Pledges 10% of Sales Monday to Go to Officer Schultz Benefit Fund

Three Lake County Culver’s locations will donate a percentage of sales next week to the Officer Nickolaus Schultz Benefit Fund. The Times reports that from 10am-to-10pm on Monday, ten-percent of all sales at the Crown Point, Highland and Merrillville locations will go to the fund. Officer Schultz, a one-year veteran of the department, suffered a […]

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Home Sales Fall 8.4% in August, Median Selling Price Up 3.6% From Last Year

Single family home sales in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper Counties combined fell eight-point-four percent from July to August. The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors reports a total of 897 units were sold in August, down from 979 in July and down six-point-four percent from the same time a year ago. The overall […]

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Lawson: Diligence Needed to Assure Pence Administration’s Commitment to Stopping Domestic Violence

Indiana State Representative Linda Lawson of Hammond today blasted the Pence Administration after Indiana Criminal Justice Institute trustees decided to stay with a plan that withholds one-point-two million dollars in domestic violence prevention funds from public agencies until their spending plans have been submitted. Lawson says today’s decision seems insane considering public awareness of the […]

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White House Launches Campaign to Address Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

President Obama today addressed the issue of domestic violence in our country. ABC News reports President Obama called for a “fundamental shift” in American culture. The new campaign being launched is called “It’s on Us,” with the hope that more young men will speak up, to prevent rapes on campus. An estimated one in five […]

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Porter Co Substance Abuse Council Secures Continuation Funding

The Porter County Substance Abuse Council has secured a 125-thousand dollar continuation grant through the Drug-Free Communities Support program. First District Congressman Pete Visclosky announced the grant today and congratulated them for their commitment to reducing youth drug use in our communities. Beatrice Owen, Director of the Porter County Substance Abuse Council, told the Region […]

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Indiana could be top state for school vouchersIndianapolis Business JournalPreliminary data from the Indiana Department of Education shows 29,437 Indiana children applied for vouchers, which allow low- and middle-income families to redirect tax dollars intended to support their public school educ...[read more]

Kansas City StarHow to watch Indiana vs. Missouri: Game guide, TV/streaming, oddsSB NationEvery year is supposed to be Indiana's rebound year under Kevin Wilson, and every year, the Hoosiers give an early season reason to disappoint. This year, it was a 45-42 loss to Bowling Green that sent expec...[read more]

Private Indiana college enrollments increaseWISH-TVFORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Private schools across northern Indiana are bucking a post-recession trend and boosting enrollment thanks to new programs, tuition incentives and even athletics. Trine University in Angola, Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne and G...[read more]

New York Daily News2 die in ultralight plane crash near BloomingtonNews DispatchBoth of the victims were adult males, Indiana State Police Sgt. Joe Watts and Monroe County Coroner Nicole Meyer said. The condition of the bodies prevented immediate identifications of the victims, and dental records...[read more]

Indianapolis StarIndiana State University student arrested in shooting threatIndianapolis StarUpdate: On Friday, Indiana State University Police arrested a sophomore student in connection with a social media post referencing a school shooting, according to a news release. Rashon Ke'nise Marshall-...[read more]

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ABC NewsAgents Nab Intruder Who Darted Into White HouseABC NewsAn intruder made it through the front door of the White House after scaling the mansion's fence before Secret Service agents apprehended him. The first family was not in the residence. The embarrassed agency promised a full review whi...[read more]

GroundReportCongress Debrief: Some lawmakers question quick approval of military actionWashington PostBefore the U.S. military attacked Saddam Hussein's forces in 1991, Congress spent months considering its approval of the war. Twelve years later, another attack on Iraq came after three weeks of ...[read more]

Detroit Free PressHundreds Search for Missing UVa StudentABC NewsLast Saturday, this town drew thousands of cheerful fans cheering the University of Virginia's football team's underdog win. This week, a far grimmer task brought hundreds of volunteers to campus: the search for sophomore Hannah Gra...[read more]

New York TimesDemocrats Pin Senate Hopes on a KansanNew York TimesSenator Pat Roberts, left, a Republican, and Greg Orman, the independent challenging him. Credit Lindsey Bauman/The Hutchinson News, via Associated Press. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue r...[read more]

ReutersEric Frein's Neighbors: 'We're Prisoners In Our Own Homes'Huffington PostPolice surround a neighborhood in the Pocono Mountains in search of suspect Eric Frein on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Canandensis, Pa. Police have charged Frein with opening fire outside a state police barracks in nor...[read more]