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barricaded gunman, jackson township

barricaded gunman, jackson township

Porter County Sheriff Tactical members wait outside a house on 1050N near Chesterton after Eric Martin, who lived there with his mother and father, barricaded himself inside. Shots were fired from within the home, and police fired tear gas into the home. Police continue to wait for Martin to…

August 14, 2013 7:39 pm
barricaded gunman, jackson township

barricaded gunman, jackson township

Porter County Sheriff Tactical members wait outside a house on 1050N near Chesterton after Eric Martin, who lived there with his mother and father, barricaded himself inside.

August 14, 2013 6:57 pm
barricaded gunman, jackson township

barricaded gunman, jackson township

Porter County Sheriff Tactical members respond to the scene of a barricaded gunman Wednesday afternoon near Chesterton. Eric Martin, who lived there with his mother and father, barricaded himself inside refusing to allow police entry as they arrived to serve him with "commitment papers." Sho…

August 14, 2013 6:57 pm
Protesters demand stop to sequestration, mental health funding cuts

Protesters demand stop to sequestration, mental health funding cuts

HAMMOND | Protesters rallied outside the federal courthouse Wednesday in Hammond, demanding a stop to the federal sequestration and cuts to mental health services.

August 14, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Protesters demand stop to sequestration, mental health funding cuts

Protesters demand stop to sequestration, mental health funding cuts

Workers and mental health representatives rally at Hammond federal courthouse Wednesday to stop the federal sequestration. Indiana could lose $5.7 million in mental health and substance abuse funding because of the sequester, they said.

August 14, 2013 5:30 pm
Police: Man barricaded in Jackson Township home

Police: Man barricaded in Jackson Township home

Porter County Sheriff Tactical members aim toward a house on 1050N in Jackson Township after police said Eric Martin barricaded himself inside and said he had a gun.

August 14, 2013 4:50 pm

There are better ways to cut spending of federal budget

The angst caused by sequestration is ridiculous. Out of a $3 trillion budget, the cut is a little more than 2 percent.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am
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March 12, 2013 12:00 am

Cut government waste before raising my taxes

The president threatened Congress with sequestration cuts without a budget. Now he gets his cuts but calls them dumb and blames the Republicans for them.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am
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March 06, 2013 12:00 am
Fate of South Shore Air Show uncertain

Fate of South Shore Air Show uncertain

GARY | The 14th annual South Shore Air Show may fall victim to impending automatic federal spending cuts, tourism officials said Wednesday.

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State budget wins Indiana House approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House approved late Monday night a two-year state budget that increases funding for education and roads, but does not include an income tax cut or account for scheduled reductions in federal spending.

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