Tuesday, May 6th: A National Day of Local Giving

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Communities all across the country will join in a national effort to give locally online.  And locally, the Porter County Community Foundation is hosting a 24-hour online event called, "Give Local Porter County" at their website on Tuesday, May 6,...

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Public Invited to Use EC PD for Transactions with Strangers

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The East Chicago Police Department is inviting the public to use their parking lot or lobby when they meet with total strangers to take part in transactions of items that have been advertised over the internet, in classified ads and...

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219: Pinewood Derby Rolls Saturday in Valpo


Ready, Set, Race... The Cub Scout District Pinewood Derby is set to kick off Saturday at 4pm at Fairgrounds Park in Valpo. Jim Pysh Assistant Scout Master with Troop 920 says it is estimated over 50-million Boy Scouts have built...

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Fugitive of the Week

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A Northwest Indiana man with ties to Gary is this week's "Fugitive of the Week."  According to the United States Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force in Hammond, the wanted man is Bruce Williams (photo) is a black male, ...

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1st U.S. Case of MERS Virus is Hospitalized in Munster

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The American health care worker who reportedly contracted the first U.S. case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV, photo above) has been hospitalized and is reported to be in stable condition at Community Hospital in Muntser.

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CLC to Hold their Major Stars and Strikes Fundraiser

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Team positions are sold out but residents around the region are invited to cheer on their favorite corporate team!  The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana presents their Stars and Strikes corporate bowling charity challenge at Plaza Lanes in Highland...

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Lane Restrictions affecting portions of Cline Ave.

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces Cline Avenue (SR 912) is currently down to one lane in each direction, between Chicago Avenue and Michigan Street/5th Avenue. Crews are preparing crossovers to facilitate changing traffic patterns as the Cline Avenue...

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1st U.S. Case of Middle East Respiratory Virus in NWI

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The first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the United States has been confirmed in a patient in Northwestern Indiana today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

According to a press release, following a flight...

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Flu Season Lingers on

Allergy season is here in the Region, but while flu activity is low in Indiana and other states, a wave of influenza B virus is making the rounds.  In their weekly Influenza Report, The Centers for Disease Control says that...

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New Act Announced for South Shore Air Show


It's one unique act that can play with a yo-yo, blow bubbles, shoot smoke and do it all while hoovering.  The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has just announced the addition of OTTO the helicopter to the South Shore...

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