Summer Cold Snap Expected to Last a Couple of Days

The upper Midwest is feeling a cold snap in the middle of summer. ABC News reports that typically, summer temperatures in Chicago peak in mid-July in the mid-80s. Today, cities like Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis will be lucky to break...

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Visclosky Testifies Before ITC on Enforcing Trade Laws

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First District Congressman and Vice Chairman of the Congressional Steel Caucus, Pete Visclosky, testified today before the International Trade Commission on the importance of enforcing our trade laws. Visclosky stated the American Steel Industry is being threatened by the influx...

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EPA Accepting Proposals for Great Lakes Restoration Projects


The US Environmental Protection Agency today issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Up to 27.5 million dollars will be made available and...

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Fire Hydrant Replacement Begins Wednesday in Munster

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In Munster, work to begin replacing fire hydrants starts tomorrow. Town officials report crews will be working between 8am-and-5pm, for the next six-weeks. Residents are being cautioned that there is a possibility of water loss or discolored water as a...

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Applications Being Accepted for School Supply Assistance

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Low income families living in Porter County can apply to receive school supplies for their children in kindergarten through 12 thgrade. Kathy Childress, Events/Volunteer Coordinator, told the Region News Team that applications are now being taken for the Salvation...

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Pelath Reports on Mission to Taiwan


Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, of Michigan City, was one of a dozen lawmakers from across the Midwest who recently spent a week in Taiwan. Pelath says he was invited by the island nation to observe its geopolitical and...

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British Agribusiness Announces $90M+ Investment

A British agribusiness is investing over 90-million dollars in its Tippecanoe County operations over the next three years.  Governor Mike Pence, who's in the UK on a jobs mission, joined executives from Tate & Lyle in London for the announcement....

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Convenience Stores Continue Challenge of Cold Beer Law

Members of the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association announced today that they will continue their fight to overturn an Indiana state law that says only liquor stores can sell cold beer. Their legal battle includes an appeal filed...

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Governor Pence on Jobs Mission in UK


Governor Mike Pence, First Lady Karen Pence and state officials continue on their current jobs mission in the United Kingdom. Among their stops is the Farnborough International Airshow, one of the largest worldwide exhibitions dedicated to the aviation industry. Pence...

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Bayh Touts Hogsett's Credentials

U.S. Attorney Joseph Hogsett is resigning at the end of this month. Hogsett, who's been United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana since October 2010, announced his decision in a letter Monday to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder,...

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