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  • LaPorte heart screening event reminder of tragic student death

    Over 1,500 students at LaPorte High School got a free heart screening Thursday.The program Young Hearts for Life held the event as a way to get students, parents and staff to make heart health a priority.Dr. Joseph Marek of Advocate Medical Group in Chicago created the program in 2006. Since then they have completed over 130,000 cardiac screenings for young adults, 2,000 of those required follow-ups for life threatening conditions."Many times they don't have any symptoms," said Dr. Marek. "Or...

  • Town recovers after twisters

    On March 25, the Moore Oklahoma area was struck by up to ten tornadoes. These twisters were the first of a long season and they made they're mark.The storms left nearly 36 thousand people without power and one person dead in Sand Springs. People are being advised to stay out of the streets as emergency crews come through to start the cleanup. The governor of the state went to the affected areas the following day."In fact, I would say we're the best state in the nation when it comes to handlin...

  • Funeral set for slain Wisconsin trooper

    Funeral services are scheduled for a Wisconsin state trooper killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect.

  • Indiana State partners with local school to cut college cost

    Graduates of Vigo County public high schools in western Indiana will be able to earn a four-year degree in just three years thanks to a new partnership with Indiana State University.

  • Manslaughter charge for British Virgin Islands boat captain

    A boat captain from the British Virgin Islands who was involved in a crash that killed a U.S. woman and a Jamaican man has been charged with manslaughter.


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