Community Mourns Fallen New Carlisle Firefighter


The New Carlisle Fire Department together with family members, friends and community are mourning the death of New Carlisle Assistant Fire Chief , 41-year-old Jamie Middlebrook. LaPorte County Coroner John Sullivan told the Region News Team that Middlebrook's body was...

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NW Ind Symphony Orchestra to Perform at Central Pk Plaza


VALPARAISO -The public is invited to “Symphony Under the Stars”, a free concert featuring the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m., August 7, at Central Park Plaza, 64 Lafayette St. in Valparaiso.  Under the direction of Kirk Muspratt –...

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Kouts PD, Community Working for Common Goals

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(Photo Courtesy of Kouts Police)

Recently the Kouts Police Department assigned one of their part-time officers to be a Public Relations Officer. During a recent Region News Makers interview, Kouts Police Chief Jim Smith told the Region News Team Corp....

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Walgreen's Decides to Stay in the USA

Walgreen's has decided to stay in the U.S. as many companies consider a more profitable tax inversion. ABC News reports Illinois Senator Dick Durbin applauded Walgreen's decision, and hopes it's model to other companies considering moving their headquarters overseas. Durbin...

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HEC Releases Study on Environmental Injustices in NWI

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The Hoosier Environmental Council today released a study on environmental injustices facing northwest Indiana, focusing on the communities of East Chicago, Gary and Hammond, showing serious inequities, new on-the-ground concerns and little recourse for citizens.

According to the report these...

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Rush Unanimously Selected as New Chief Justice

The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission today unanimously selected Justice Loretta Rush as the new Chief Justice of Indiana. Rush becomes the first female Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court and succeeds Chief Justice and Hobart native Brent Dickson, who...

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Officials Tour Possible Sites for W Lake Corridor Expansion

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(Photos Courtesy of the NW Indiana RDA)

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority and NICTD this week hosted representatives from the Federal Transit Administration's Region 5 office, touring possible sites for the 571-million dollar West Lake Corridor extension. Officials with...

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Indiana, 41 states, Reach Settlement with Pfizer

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Indiana is set to receive 720-thousand dollars as a result of a 35 million dollar multi-state consumer settlement entered into with Pfizer Inc, a parent company of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, that resolves allegations that Wyeth unlawfully promoted Rapamune, an immunosuppressive drug...

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Portion of Ransom Road in Valpo Closed Thursday


Officials in Valparaiso report a portion of Ransom Road will be closed tomorrow for road repair. Ransom Road, from Goodrich to Lake Meadow, is scheduled to be closed from 7am-to-5pm. Motorists are asked to use Goodrich to County Road 550...

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Changing Internet Passwords Should Be on Your to do List

Time to change your passwords again: Internet security experts in Milwaukee say Russian hackers have access 1-point-2 billion user names and passwords. Privacy expert Adam Levin ... founder of "Identity Theft 911" ... says passwords need to be long and...

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