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One Killed in Marion GM Stamping Plant Explosion

One person was killed and five others were hurt in a chemical explosion at the General Motors stamping plant in Marion, Indiana, Tuesday. Marion is about fifty miles southwest of Fort Wayne. Coroners officials in Grant County say 48-year-old James...

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Airfield Purchased for Future South Suburban Airport

The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the acquisition of Bult Field, a general aviation airport described by IDOT as a key component of the state’s overall plan to develop the South Suburban Airport. The purchase, which closed this week,...

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IDOT Addresses Flooding on I-190 O'Hare Entrance

Maintenance personnel conducted inspections of a pumping station that services Interstate 190 leading into O-Hare International Airport after portions of the short expressway spur were closed for a time early Tuesday due to flooding. The entrance road was backed up...

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State Submits HIP 2.0 Waiver Application

Indiana today will submit the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) 2.0waiver application to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) as the state seeks to expand the plan to 350-thousand uninsured Hoosiers. The waiver to extend the current...

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Illinois Tornado Crossed Into Northwest Indiana

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Chicago say one of six tornadoes confirmed across northern Illinois from Monday night's storms crossed the state line into northwest Indiana. Damage assessment results from northwest Indiana have not yet been posted. National...

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Illinois Company Relocating Hub to Crown Point

An Illinois-based rental company is moving its corporate headquarters and service hub to northwest Indiana. Illini Hi-Reach, Inc., a rental provider of aerial work platforms and material handling equipment, announced plans today (Wednesday) to relocate from southwest suburban Lemont to...

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Emergency Repairs to Gas Line in Hobart

In Hobart, part of 61 stAvenue was closed early this morning between Colorado and Liverpool for emergency repair work on a gas line. NIPSCO's Nick Meyer told the Region News Team this morning that just a little after midnight...

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Thousands Remain Without Power After Storms

As of this morning about 34-thousand NIPSCO customers remain without power following two rounds of severe storms that swept through the Midwest including much of northern Indiana Monday night. Most of the remaining outages are in Lake, Porter, LaPorte and...

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Merrillville HS Summer School Moved Due to Outage

Merrillville High School summer school will be held at Pierce Middle School today Wednesday July 2nd due to the continuing power outage at the high school....

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Indiana 9th in Nation for Opioid Prescribing Rates

A Vital Signs report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found Indiana ranks 9 thout of 50 states when it comes to the prescribing rates per 100 persons for opioid pain relievers. Beatrice Owen, Director...

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