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State Accolade for Valpo Shade Brigade

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State officials are taking note of what one Region city is doing with trees, and that includes an accolade for Valparaiso's Shade Brigade. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has recognized the city for its diligence in advancing stormwater management...

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Drawing the Line Between Indiana and Michigan

  Where does Indiana end and Michigan begin? No one is really sure... that's why surveyors from LaPorte and five other northern Indiana counties are working with their counterparts on the other side of the state line to make...

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Ind Supreme Court to Hear Death Penalty Appeal

A death penalty case out of Lake County will be reviewed by the Indiana Supreme Court this week. 48-year-old Kevin Isom of Gary was convicted early last year of murder in the shooting deaths of his wife, stepson and stepdaughter...

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219 Soap Box Derby

soapboxComing to the Region for the 68th time, an event that's all about gravity! Our own Scott Rosenberg has more in this 219 report.

One of the Region's great Summer traditions is Valparaiso's Soap Box Derby! Race Director, Mike Bottom...

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Coast Guard and Good Samaritan Rescue Seven

The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued seven people after their vessel began taking on water in southern Lake Michigan Saturday. Around 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan in Milwaukee received a broadcast on VHF-FM channel...

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Lake Michigan Still Very Cold for Spring

Following the long cold winter of 2014, and a relatively cool spring across the Great Lakes, meteorologists say current water temperatures on Lake Michigan are some of the coldest in recent history for this time of year.   The National...

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Lansing Police Investigate Homicide

Police in Lansing are investigating a homicide. The Lake County Coroners office says a 20-year-old Chicago man identified as Myron Parker died Sunday morning shortly before 11:30 am at Community Hospital in Munster from a gunshot wound suffered at 170th...

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Memorial Day Activities Around the Region

Services are taking place around the Region for Memorial Day.  They include parades in Crown Point, Hammond, and Portage. In Portage, the parade lineup begins at 11am at Portage Mall, stepping off at noon and ending at Calvary Cemetery.  A...

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Flying the Flag at Half-Staff on Memorial Day

According to US Department of Veterans Affairs, on Memorial Day the flag should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon only, then raised briskly to the top of the staff until sunset, in honor of the nation’s battle heroes....

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Merrillville Law Firm 1 of 6 Attorney General's Cup Winners

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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller's March Against Hunger food drive competition generated just over 49-thousand dollars and a little more than 81-hundred pounds of food for the state's food banks this year. The 6 thannual competition was between 43...

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