Bennent Fined for Using State Property for Campaigning

A five-thousand dollar fine has been imposed on former State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennent for not giving himself permission to use state property for campaign purposes. The inspector general's report was approved today by the State Ethics Commission,...

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Gary Educator Receives Ivy Tech's Highest Faculty Honor

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A Gary educator with 17 years of teaching experience was recently named by Ivy Tech Community College as this year’s recipient of the Glenn W. and Mary Catherine Sample Award for Excellence in Instruction. The award is Ivy Tech’s highest...

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Deadline Nears for IURC Vacancy Applications

From the Governor's Office: Indianapolis – As previously announced on June 25, 2014, the deadline to submit applications to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Nominating Committee is close of business on Friday, July 11, 2014.  Applications are for persons interested...

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Cedar Lake Seeking Applicants for Two Vacancies

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The Town of Cedar Lake is seeking applicants for one vacancy on the Board of Zoning Appeals and one vacancy on the town's Plan Commission. Interested residents may pick up an application at Cedar Lake Town Hall, 7408 Constitution Avenue,...

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Porter/LaPorte Co Line, Smoke Rd Closures


The Porter County Highway Department today announced a couple of upcoming projects. This Monday and Tuesday, July 14th and 15th, from 6:30 am to 3:30 pm, Porter/LaPorte County Line Road will be closed for one-and-a-half miles in Chesterton between County...

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Job Fair at Gary's Genesis Convention Center

NiSource, US Steel, and Indiana University Northwest are among those scheduled to be part of a job fair today in downtown Gary. Localcareerfairs-dot-com says the 2014 Professional Diversity Recruiting Fair is happening at the Genesis Convention Center from 1 to...

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Lake County Opens Bids on E-911 Tower, Call Center

Several contractors are vying to be part of Lake County's new E-911 public safety communications system build-out. The Lake County Commissioners held a special meeting Wednesday and opened four bids on construction of a communications tower. The board also opened...

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Local Carpenters Union Volunteers Help Retiree


Members of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) recently built a wheelchair ramp for the wife of a former IKORCC member.  Roy Ruehl requested a wheelchair ramp on the outside of his house to accommodate his wife. Ruehl retired...

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Visitation Today, Funeral Friday for Indianapolis Officer

Renn Perry

Prosecutors in Marion County have filed a murder charge against the man accused of fatally shooting an Indianapolis police officer Saturday night. Police say 25-year-old Major Davis Jr. of Indianapolis fired on 51-year-old Officer Perry Renn with an assault rifle....

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State Won't Recognize Recent Same-Sex Marriages

Same-sex marriages performed around the Region and the state in the hours and days after a federal court overturned Indiana's ban on gay marriage are not to be recognized by state agencies. The directive by Governor Mike Pence applies only...

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