WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama announced a new initiative at the National Institutes of Health in pursuit of a cure for HIV, saying his administration is redirecting $100 million into the project to find a new generation of therapies.
NEW YORK | Power up and shop.
CONCORD, N.H. | A traveling medical technician was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes.
DUNELAND | The Porter County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Winter Lights Festival Art Show.
HOBART | Mary King, the art teacher at Liberty Elementary School, helped her students create seasonal snowflakes to help decorate a local Strack and Van Til grocery store.
CROWN POINT | In the season of being thankful, the Crown Point High School FCCLA and Word of Life clubs recognize the needs of those less fortunate.
DYER | Faith Church in Dyer held a 5K run for members and nonmembers alike Thursday morning.
WHITING | The Whiting Public Library Chess Club would like to congratulate two of its members. On Nov. 9, Elijah and Benji Williams traveled to Canterbury School located in Fort Wayne to compete at the 2013 Indiana State K-12th Grade Chess Championships.
HOBART | Each month at the Early Learning Center at George Earle, parents are invited to attend an informal discussion about their child's educational development and kindergarten curriculum. These discussions are facilitated by two kindergarten teachers, Sara Hart and Leslie Maxwell, and Ch…
CROWN POINT | The Robodogs are moving to a new location that is in need of kitchen cabinets. If anyone is remodeling and they would like to donate their old cabinets to the team contact Donna Pace at (219) 746-2993.
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MERRILLVILLE | Thursday is usually Dress for Success, but this Thursday was extra special because Merrillville Intermediate School students got to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal during lunch.
HAMMOND | Friends: Thanksgiving Eve (sometimes referred to as Black Wednesday or blackout Wednesday) has replaced New Year’s Eve as biggest drinking night of the year. Thanksgiving is also the most traveled holiday period and many of those travelers are in cars. This creates a very dangerous mix.
LAPORTE | When Chef Robert Irvine’s makeover process is revealed, SEVEN restaurant owners Tonya James and Chad Cook will be with close friends, family and staff before opening their doors to the public.
HAMMOND | Yadira Ramirez is a 15-year-old missing juvenile. She was last seen at Gavit High school last week on Nov. 13. We believe that she ran away to be with her 18-year-old boyfriend. The two teens may be staying in the area of 171st and Columbia Ave.
MERRILLVILLE | Congratulations to Jeremy Bilka (Freshman Academy Math) and Julie Fregien (Freshman Academy Math) for being awarded “MHS November 2013 Teachers of the Month!" Below are quotes from those colleagues that nominated them.
MERILLVILLE | Excel Dental Studio recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Chris Sobczak, a Hebron High School graduate in his second year at Purdue University.
It's tradition for many families to share what they're most thankful for as they sit around the dinner table before digging into a delicious homemade Thanksgiving meal.
NEW YORK | Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is awash in animal-related protests over its floats, with controversies involving the unlikely pairing of rocker Joan Jett and Shamu the killer whale.
LONDON (AP) — Big news in the comedy world: Monty Python is set to reunite for a stage show.
VALPARAISO | The Winter Lights displays at Sunset Hill, 775 Meridian Road, launched Saturday with the Winter Lights Night Festival. The free drive-through event will continue every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. beginning Thanksgiving weekend through New Year's Day.
MERRILLVILLE | Mr. Suges’ s fifth grade purple team social studies students are learning about the groups which made up communities in early America.
HOBART | The Hobart Middle School robotics team is doing very well. This is the first ever competitive robotics team in the School City of Hobart District. There are nine sixth graders and two seventh graders. These children are building teamwork, robots, and projects.
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