Oil Spill Response Training Takes Place Next Week

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On April 28 and 29, Save the Dunes, in partnership with Enbridge, will host a 24-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Training for Wildlife Response led by Focus Wildlife International. The training and coursework will fulfill the OSHA...

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WX Sirens In Kouts Out Until Further Notice

The weather sirens in Kouts are not working due to technical difficulties. Russell Shirely, Director of Porter County's Emergency Management, says the hope is to have them repaired by either Monday or Tuesday.  In case bad weather is expected in...

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Gary Police Officer Injured in Fiery Crash

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(Photo Courtesy of the Times)

A Gary police officer was injured after his vehicle was allegedly involved in a fiery crash on southbound Burr Street overpass Thursday night. The Times reports Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram says the incident occurred...

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Discovery Cottage Celebrates Earth Day

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(Photo Courtesy of the Valparaiso Parks Department)

Discovery Cottage, a Valpo Parks Department facility, celebrated Earth Day by having the youth who attend programs there plant a tree. Park Horticulturist Julia Plumb assisted the kids in learning about the tree,...

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NRA Blasts Opponents at Convention in Indy

The National Rifle Association says it's fighting back against the liberal media ... pro gun-control politicians ... and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. At the annual NRA convention ... taking place in Indianapolis today ... NRA Vice President Wayne...

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Erie Lackawanna Trailhead at Summit St to Close Monday

Beginning on Monday the Erie Lackawanna trail-head at the Summit Street location will be closed through Wednesday, April 30 th, and weather permitting, would reopen again on May 1 st. City of Crown Point Parks Director Jennie Burgess...

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Northwestern Football Players Votes Sealed

We won't know how Northwestern University's football players voted on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes ... for a while. Alan Cubbage, Vice President, Northwestern University Relations, says the ballot boxes will be sealed for weeks...

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Fatal West Lafayette Apt Fire Under Investigation

An apartment fire in West Lafayette early Thursday that resulted in one fatality remains under investigation. City of West Lafayette Fire Chief Timothy Heath says the fire is not considered to be suspicious. The identity of the...

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South Bend Airport Becoming International

St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board President Tom Botkin announced this week that South Bend Airport is becoming South Bend International. The Airport team, in conjunction with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is working to build two distinct facilities; a...

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Power Outage in Valparaiso

There's a power outage in Valparaiso this morning.  Northern Indiana Public Service Company is reporting about 15-hundred customers without electricity at this hour, with the first reported outage shortly after 7:30 am.  No word at this time on the cause. ...

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