Popular Region Attractions to get National TV Audience

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A popular cable reality TV Show visited northwest Indiana last week.  Ken Kosky, Promotions Director of Indiana Dunes Tourism says TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," spent last Thursday filming in Porter County. 

While not all of the family was present...

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Tuesday WEBINAR on Freight Planning in the Region

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Northwest Indiana is geographically gifted.  It stands right at the crossroads of the nation's transportation hub, sending freight across the country and the world via trucks, trains, ships and planes.  At 10 o'clock Tuesday morning a WEBINAR sponsored by South...

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Fire Destroys Vacant Building in East Chicago Monday

Vacant Bldg Fire in East Chicago
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Fire officials in East Chicago are investigating a blaze that raced thru a vacant building near the intersection of Chicago and Tod Avenues Monday afternoon.  The Times is reporting at around 3 o'clock upon leaving...

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Police: Same Vehicle Involved in 2 Hit and Run Accidents


La Porte Police say the same vehicle was involved in two hit-and-run accidents early Friday morning.  No injuries were reported but reports say the same vehicle struck a parked a red Honda Civic parked in the 100 block of Grove...

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Expansion Could Move Ahead/New Aiport Manager Named

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The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority board got down to business Monday, possibly clearing an obstacle that has been delaying runway expansion and appointing a new airport manager.  The Times is reporting that the airport authority brought forth evidence that the...

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Public's Help Needed to Locate Stolen Semi and Trailer


Indiana State Police Jasper Post is seeking assistance in locating a semi tractor and trailer taken over the weekend from the Shoals area, in southern Indiana.  Reportedly a tarp covered flat bed trailer loaded with several thousand dollars worth of...

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Call Center in Hobart to Add 500+ Jobs


Hobart's Mayor Brian Snedecor joined other local officials and the media Monday on a tour of the Teleperformance Americall center in the city's Northwind Crossing industrial park.  Scott Amo, the call center's director of operations told the Times that in...

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Reminder to Check of Elderly, Pets During Heat Wave

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In light of the heat index making temperatures feel like its close to 100 degrees today and again tomorrow, Highland Police are asking residents throughout northwest Indiana to check on elderly neighbors and to not leave your pets outside for...

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AG's Zoeller, Madigan Team Up to End Youth Smoking

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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan are teaming up help end youth smoking. The two are working with Legacy, the public health foundation that works to prevent youth smoking through its nationally recognized “truth” youth...

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Valpo University Recognized for Contribution to Public Good

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Washington Monthly has named Valparaiso University the number three master's university in the nation for contributing to public good, as well as providing an outstanding education while maintaining affordability. Carolyn Whittier, Assistant Dean of Students for Greek life, Leadership and...

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