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Crash Closes Two Lanes of Eastbound I-94

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730am CDT: Eastbound Interstate 94, the right two lanes are closed due to a crash just before State Road 249 near Portage....

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Cline Ave Work in Schererville Includes Roundabout

In Schererville, town officials say work to ease traffic flow along Cline Avenue should be complete by early October. The project includes the construction of a new roundabout where Cline intersects with Rohrman Road, at 77th Avenue. It's a busy...

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Porter Health Care System Announces Expansion in Valpo

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(Photo Courtesy of Porter Health Care System.
From left: Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas and
Porter Health Care System CEO Steve Lunn.)

Porter County Health System announced today plans to expand medical services with a full-service 24/7 emergency department to its...

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Crash near 61st Ave. Backing up Traffic on NB I-65

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A crash that has one vehicle facing the wrong direction is blocking the two left lanes of northbound I-65 near 61st Ave.  Drivers need to be alert to backups and delays north of the US-30/Merrillville exit.

Crash near 61st Ave. Backing up Traffic on NB I-65

(Traffic northbound I-65 backed...

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Man Charged with Reckless Homicide in Fatal Crash

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A Crown Point man has been charged with reckless homicide and causing death while operating a motor vehicle with a controlled substance regarding a fatal crash on March 31st. The Times reports Joseph Barrera Jr. was charged on Friday and...

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Valpo Ethics Commission Seeking At-Large Member

 The City of Valparaiso's Ethics Commission is currently seeking letters of interest for an at-large member. Interested applicants must be a resident of Valparaiso, cannot be a public official or employee of Valparaiso University, Porter Hospital, the Greater Valparaiso...

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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

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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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