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Saturday, July 26 2014 - 9:56am

More Indiana Cities Get Funds to Fight Blight

by Indiana 105 - Region News
Ten-point-eight-million dollars has been awarded to Indiana cities in the latest round of funding to tear down old, abandoned homes in the state. The Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program provides an opportunity for local units of government in all...

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Saturday, July 26 2014 - 9:44am

White Sox: Reinsdorf Hospitalized, Doing Fine

by Indiana 105 - Region News
White Sox and Chicago Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf was taken to the hospital after experiencing an episode of lightheadedness in Cooperstown, New York, Friday night, according to a statement from the White Sox. The baseball club said the 78-year-old Reinsdorf...

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by Indiana 105 - Region News
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In downtown Gary, the wrecking ball arrives at the old Sheraton Hotel. Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson last week announced that demolition was set to officially begin today (Saturday July 26). The long-vacant 14-story building on Broadway that sits right...


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by Indiana 105 - Region News
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Four motorcyclists taking part in the ABATE Ride With the Governor Friday were involved in a crash during the ride Friday afternoon. Indiana State Police say the accident occurred in a curve in the roadway on State Road...


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Saturday, July 26 2014 - 9:23am

Fatal Shooting in East Chicago

by Indiana 105 - Region News
The Lake County Coroners office today said an 18-year-old East Chicago man became the victim of homicide overnight. Coroners officials say Kemond Coleman was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound in the 38-hundred block of Alder Street shortly before 4-o'clock...

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by Indiana 105 - Region News
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The Indiana Department of Transportation says the 73rd Avenue bridge over Interstate 65 in Merrillville will close for two weeks, starting this Monday, July 28, for repairs and maintenance.  The closure affects 73rd Avenue, or Old Lincoln Highway,...


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by Indiana 105 - Region News
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[Mark Weinberger]
A former Merrillville nose and sinus doctor who pleaded guilty to 22 counts of health care fraud after being accused of billing insurance companies for medical procedures never performed is moving closer to freedom.  Mark Weinberger...


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by Indiana 105 - Region News
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[Carl Blount]
A Gary man appeared for his arraignment in Lake County court Friday, accused of killing veteran Gary Police officer Jeffrey Westerfield. 25-year-old Carl Blount was charged with murder Thursday. Westerfield was found fatally shot inside his...


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Friday, July 25 2014 - 6:37pm

Next Week Final Week to Enjoy ValPLAYso

by Indiana 105 - Region News
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(Photo Courtesy of the Valpo Parks Foundation)

Next week is the final week to enjoy the current ValPLAYso playground. Valpo Parks Foundation Executive Director John Seibert told the Region News Team that even though the new ValPLAYso...


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filipino-extremists-kill-at-least-16-villagers At least 16 Filipino villagers, including children, killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in south...

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philippine-military-says-at-least-16-villagers-killed-by-abu-sayyaf-militants-in-road-ambush Philippine military says at least 16 villagers killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in road ambush...

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Monday, July 28 2014 - 12:52am

Chinese Portal Sohu Reports $45 Million Loss

by ABC News - ABC News
chinese-portal-sohu-reports--million-loss Chinese portal Sohu reports quarterly loss of $45 million; revenue up 18 percent...

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Friday, July 25 2014 - 10:08am

Country Music News July 25th

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Tickets for Garth Brooks' first World Tour stop in Chicago went on sale this morning.
So far, he's only announced a Thursday, September 4 date at Allstate Arena, but fans can expect more shows to be added once that show...

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Looking for some fun this weekend? Try one of these great events!

SUNSET HILL 80TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL

The Sunset Hill 80th Anniversary Festival presented by Porter County Parks and Recreation on Saturday July 26th from 11-3...


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Thursday, July 24 2014 - 10:01am

Country Music News July 24th

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This year's Farm Aid benefit show will take place on September 13 in Raleigh, North Carolina,
and the lineup includes all the usual suspects, plus one new face: Jack White.
White will join Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John...


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Wednesday, July 23 2014 - 10:25am

Country Music News July 23rd

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Jake Owen has selected "What We Ain't Got" as the follow-up single to his #1 hit, "Beachin'."

 
Brett Eldredge had a pretty cool meeting with a U.S. soldier on a Southwest flight Tuesday.
Brett posted a picture on...


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