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Marina manager turns 'gator wrangler in Michigan City

MICHIGAN CITY | Jacob Bensz thought he might be the target of a practical joke when someone asked him to round up a stray alligator at work Tu…

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Work continues for possible second E-911 site

A proposed site for a second Public Safety Answering Point has been developed and budget estimates for the center that would serve St. John, S…

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Ivy Tech branches out to former Field Elementary site

Ivy Tech branches out to former Field Elementary site

EAST CHICAGO | Ivy Tech Community College and the city of East Chicago announced Wednesday a partnership to open a second Ivy Tech location in…

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Work continues for possible second E-911 site

A proposed site for a second Public Safety Answering Point has been developed and budget estimates for the center that would serve St. John, Schererville and Cedar Lake are in place.

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Appeals court says term limits can't be on Ill. ballot

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | An Illinois appeals court on Wednesday upheld a lower court's ruling barring a question from the November ballot about whether to impose legislative term limits, dealing another potential setback to Republican Bruce Rauner…

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UN Council members reject NKorea meeting request

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — United Nations Security Council members are rejecting North Korea's request for a meeting to protest joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises.

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Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

Beheading spurs new attacks on Islamic militants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria. Preside…

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