219: R-Rides Northern Indiana Cruisers Swap Meet

R-Rides Northern Indiana Cruisers Motor Club will be having a Late Winter Swap Meet on Sunday
at the Porter County Fairgrounds from 9am-2pm.
Classic car enthusiasts will be able to shop and swap for car parts in two heated buildings.
General admission is $5
Free Parking
For more info listen to my interview with Arnie Andrews of R-Rides at News Audio On Demand.


Uptown Artspace Lofts Project Advances


Michigan's City Uptown Artspace project is moving from artist rendering to the construction stage later this year, city officials said Thursday, thanks to an estimated 10-million dollars in federal tax credits. The announcement said the project will infuse funds to...

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Another Storm to Affect Indiana

Over half the state, counties that are all south of the Region, is currently looking at a Winter Storm Watch late Saturday night through Monday morning. The powerful winter weather system, though, is expected to affect the entire state this...

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Longer School Days to Make Up Snow Days

In Hammond, the process of making up all those snow days this winter is now officially underway. Hammond schools are doing so by extending the length of the school day today through April 11th rather than adding days to the...

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School Accountability Hearing in Hammond

In Hammond, the school board hosted a public hearing on school accountability Thursday night. Many parents voiced disapproval over the removal of principals at five schools. Several schools in the district received D's or F's in overall performance based on the...

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Indiana House Approves Teen Tan Ban

A new teen tan ban in Indiana awaits the Governor's signature. The Indiana House has voted 69-to-23 to approve a measure that prevents children under the age of 16 from using tanning salons. Senate Bill 50, authored by Republican Indianapolis...

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Experts: Winter in No Hurry to Leave

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Winter on the Wabash: Forecasters say winter weather will keep its grip on Indiana until at least late March. (Purdue Agricultural Communication photo/Keith Robinson)

Despite that brief sampling of mild weather about a week ago, it looks like winter isn't...

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Dangerous Driving Crackdown Begins

An increased police presence on roadways in the Region and around the state, beginning today. More than 250 Indiana law enforcement agencies -- including locally Valparaiso, Michigan City, LaPorte County, LaPorte and Trail Creek -- will be part of a...

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Gun Crimes Bill Passes Indiana House

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State Senator Jim Merritt

A measure meant to give more jail time to people convicted of using a gun in a violent crime unanimously passed the Indiana House Thursday. Republican Indianapolis Senator Jim Merritt's bill would allow Indiana judges to...

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Gary Launches Operation Pothole

City of Gary

Potholes have taken over region roads but now Gary is launching a campaign to help residents stay on top.

According to the city's weekly e-newsletter, last week alone, General Services has filled more than 25-hundred potholes.  To stay current on...

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