Sod Being Sold from Notre Dame Stadium

Responding to popular demand, sections of sod are being sold - for a limited time this week - to fans who want a piece of turf from Notre Dame stadium as the university begins to replace the natural grass with...

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Leading Index for Indiana Down Slightly

The Indiana Business Research Center says despite encouraging news on the employment front, and the expectation of a "post-bad-weather bounce" this spring and summer, the Leading Index for Indiana is still in a "funk". Updated monthly, the index was developed...

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WGU Indiana Freezes Tuition 5th Consecutive Year


WGU Indiana is freezing tuition for the fifth year in a row.  Flat-rate tuition hasn't gone up since the virtual doors opened on the non-profit online university in June of 2010. More than fifty bachelor’s, master’s, and post-baccalaureate degree programs...

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Delays on I-65 Near Hobart, Merrillville


915 am CDT: The Indiana Department of Transportation reports the right lane of northbound I-65 in Lake County is closed near 61st Ave due to crash clean up. Expect delays as you travel northbound on I-65 near mile 254.3....

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Sheriff: Legendary Anthropologist was a Humanitarian

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says world-renowned US forensic anthropologist Clyde Snow was a legendary scientist, but above all, a humanitarian. Dart issued a statement on Snow's passing, noting Snow's role in high-profile Chicago-area cases including the reopening of the...

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Safety Kits Headed to Great Lakes Beaches

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Michigan Sea Grant will install beach safety kits this summer at ten Lake Michigan public beaches in Michigan, with plans to expand the program across beaches in Indiana, Illinois and elsewhere across the Great Lakes region over the next two...

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Hammond K9 Officer Cleared

In Hammond, the police department says a comprehensive review shows a K-9 officer did not abuse or harm his police dog in any way. The officer was placed on administrative leave after a YouTube video surfaced a few weeks ago...

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US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Christopher Smith

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A 21 year old man wanted by the Lake County Sheriff's Department for felony robbery with serious bodily injury and felony armed robbery is this week's “Fugitive of the Week” by the US...

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Power Outages in Hammond and Portage

NIPSCO is reporting around 15-hundred customers remain without power this evening in Hammond. The outage forced Purdue University Calumet to close all campus facilities for the day. The outage was first reported just before 4:30pm and a cause has not...

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First Gypsy Moth Treatments Complete, Next This Friday

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The first of two spring aerial gypsy moth treatments for the Valparaiso sites in Porter County were completed this morning by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Phil Marshall with the DNR's Entomology and Plant Pathology Division, told the Region...

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