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Tuesday,  November 12, 2013

Business / Economy / Family: The end of Thanksgiving? Retail chain stores take aim at family traditions

Economy / Community: Fill her up while it lasts; gas prices under $3 in Duneland

Police: Appeal rejected of Liberty man who told girlfriend to record local boy's molesting

Porter woman wants evidence suppressed at shooting trial

Chesterton man pleads to burglaries

Hearing set for Chesterton woman charged with forging neighbor's checks

State Police offer winter travel safety tips

Chesterton High School: CHS Sandpipers second at Show Choir Invite

Purdue / Science: Biometrics researchers see world without passwords

Obituary: Carl Freeze services Thursday


Monday,  November 11, 2013

Weather / Town of Chesterton: Snow coming; plows to clear only travel lane to save leaf piles

Class Reunion: Members of CHS Class of 1964 sought

Community: HealthLinc offers aid in signing up for Affordable Care Act coverage

Porter County: Johnson Ditch access request for Gateway Blvd work on Drainage Board agenda

Police: ISP: 82 pounds of pot found in car here

Environment: Report says Great Lakes cleanup progress needs objective measurement

Region / Religion: Gary bishop turns 75 and offers pope his resignation

State: Indiana Supreme Court deciding fewer cases

Plan would help Indiana veterans become teachers

Indy mayor joins campaign against marriage measure

Indiana Board of Education board sets school grade timeline amid clash

Sports / Valparaiso University: Dale Carlson fired from VU football coaching job

VU basketball beats North Park 113-50

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Friday,  November 8, 2013

Porter County: Sunset Hill Farm Park eyed for farm animal programs

Board tries again to buy land for park in South Porter County

Indiana / Education: Updated: State Education board sets school grade timeline amid clash

Community: Opportunity Enterprises to hold annual ARTability Auction in Chesterton

Community / Economy: Moratorium on winter heat shut offs for qualified customers begins on December 1

Region: NIRPC becomes partner to boost solar market conditions

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Thursday,  November 7, 2013

Community: 4th Street Theater presents 'Becky's New Car'

Police: Valparaiso man charged with rape and other felonies

Trucker rolls rig on I-65 early this morning

Business: OUCC invites public input on NIPSCO gas plan and rate hikes

ArcelorMittal cuts loss in 3Q to $193M

OSHA plan to make work safety reports public

FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats

Environment: Great Lakes senators urge quick action on carp

Park Service to conduct four controlled burns late this fall

Sports: Photo: Chesterton High School honors student athletes in fall sports

Obituaries: Anna Budimier service Saturday

Ronald Christensen service November 16

Leona Helen Sirko services Saturday, November 9

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Wednesday,  November 6, 2013

Education: CHS online report cards have a few rough edges

Porter County: Sheriff to clean unused jail pod; opening day pushed back

County Park board to discuss proposed farm animal committee

Fall property taxes due Tuesday, November 12

Town of Chesterton: Town and Chamber reach agreement on fees for use of Thomas Park

Education / Schools: Novice speakers open strong at Munster

Test takers rush to complete GED

Police / Traffic: Man dies in crash on I65 in Jasper County

Health / Business / Government: Health law clock is ticking for sickest patients

Environment: Asian carp DNA detected in Lake Michigan sample

UN: CO2 pollution levels at annual record high

Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger

New tyrannosaur discovered in southern Utah

Indiana: Purdue honors Zinn work and urges dissenter research

Part of Indiana welfare website down for two weeks

Photo: It's a girl: Female gorilla born at Brookfield Zoo

Obituary: Judy Horton dies at age 67

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Tuesday,  November 5, 2013

Education: Duneland School Board hears WIS going green

Region: NIRPC to host public input sessions on status of Marquette Plan

Police: Correction officer at Westville state prison charged with official misconduct and trafficking

Porter County: Apply for seat on Porter County tourism board

Environment: November a great time to visit Dunes State Park for owl banding and hikes

DNR reminds hunters Use of deer attractants bait of any kind is illegal

Indiana: Injured Indiana hunter chooses to end life support

Indiana officer convicted in fatal 2010 crash

Science / Health: Strep scorecard might help tell if you need a doctor

Science: Study: 8.8 billion Earth-size just-right planets in our galaxy

Obituaries: Hillary Lukes dies at age 88

Samuel Bianchi services Thursday


Monday,  November 4, 2013

Chesterton High School: CHS Debate team wins Valparaiso tourney

Environment: Indiana Dunes State Park closed November 18-19, December 2-3 for deer hunt

Report: Global warming likely to make bad things worse

Indiana: DePauw and Wabash oppose gay marriage ban amendment

New Indiana school grading plan goes to panel Friday

Man held in Indiana church van crash that killed 1

Economy / Government / Aging: Poll: Older Americans nix Social Security changes

Police / Travel: TSA finds guns on hundreds of passengers each year

Trucker loses paper load on Toll Road cited in crash

Sports: Trojan Football no match for No 1 Penn

Obituaries: Lloyd James Brannon dies at age 67

Carolyn (Dille) Sovich service Wednesday

Dolores Murphy dies at age 82

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Friday,  November 1, 2013

Region: Photos: From Here to There: Trail network connects Duneland to the outside world

Police: Heather Tancos is Fugitive of the Week

Schools: Discovery Charter School plans read-a-thon to benefit libraries

Community: YMCA enrolls 2-year-olds in Early Childhood Development program

Indiana: School grade panel suggests focus on improvement of individual students

Indiana Guard says it is processing same sex benefits

Indiana court says law unclear on same sex custody

Pence says Indiana infant mortality rate deplorable

Review says state agency needs stronger contractor oversight

Elections: Porter County Council 2nd district member Jeremy Rivas kicks off reelection campaign

Business / Community: NIPSCO tells info on winter heating bill assistance programs for those in need

Business / Region / Steel: Visclosky urges ITC to maintain current antidumping measures on foreign steel

Environment / Agriculture: Beast of a weed creeping across Midwest from south

Sports: Trojans to face No. 1 Penn for Football Sectional Title

More study urged on concussions in young athletes

Obituaries: Marie Dee Dee Ameling dies at age 90

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