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Body Recovered from Yellow River Near Plymouth

In northern Indiana, Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a body found on the Yellow River near Plymouth. The Indiana DNR says Thursday afternoon individuals canoeing on the river discovered the body of a male subject whose identity has not yet...

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Soap Box Derby is 68th Running of Region Tradition

Cites and towns across the Region each have their own summertime traditions, and one of the longest running is Valparaiso's Soap Box Derby Races. Saturday’s race will be the 68th running of the event. It begins at 9am on Lincolnway...

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Illiana Timeline Moved Back

The timeline for the proposed Illiana Expressway has been pushed back to later 2015 as discussions continue on its environmental impact. The US Fish and Wildlife Service is concerned about how 47-mile tollway would affect the endangered sheepnose mussel and...

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Griffith Bridge to be Replaced

The Arbogast Street Bridge over Cady Marsh Ditch in Griffith will be torn down so a new one can go up in its place. The Lake County Drainage Board has approved an emergency replacement of the recently-closed structure.  Town officials...

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Heavy Rain in the Region Thursday

Three inches of rainfall reported in Boone Grove and Lake Village last night. There was heavy rain across the Region, including Portage and Hebron. And in Crown Point, there was flash flooding along areas of Main Street and Greenwood Avenue,...

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Indiana Rep Loses Race for Majority Whip

House Republicans have chosen their new slate of leaders, following the primary defeat of majority leader Eric Cantor. ABC's Steven Portnoy reports the current number three in House GOP Leadership, Kevin McCarthy, is replacing Cantor as majority leader, and filing...

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Camp Empowers Area Youth with Physical Disabilities

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For nearly 60 summers Camp Riley, located southwest of Indianapolis at Indiana University's Bradford Woods, has been empowering youth with disabilities by taking a traditional camping environment and tailoring it to their individual needs.  Jason Mueller of Riley Children's Hospital...

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No Ruse with Man Looking for Lost Dog in Aberdeen

It turns out a man who approached three children at a playground in Aberdeen Wednesday afternoon looking for a lost dog, was doing just that. The Porter County Sheriff's Office reports the owner of the missing dog notified the Sheriff's...

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Indiana Ranks #1 for Toxic Releases into Waterways

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A new report shows the Hoosier state ranks number one in the nation for toxic releases into the water in 2012. The report entitled “Wasting Our Waterways” was complied by Environment America and found Indiana tops the toxic list with...

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Flood Advisory Issued for Newton, Parts of Lake/Jasper Co

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Advisory for Newton County, southern Lake, western Jasper Counties until 11pm CDT tonight (Thursday). Across the advisory area, Doppler radar indicated an area of thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall....

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