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  • People across the country react to Gov. Pence signing Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act

    Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law today in a private ceremony at the statehouse. Supporters of the bill say it will protect business owners from government interference in their religious practices. Opponents say it legalizes discrimination...allowing stores to turn people away if they clash with their beliefs.The Governor's signature on the controversial bill has sparked reaction across the country.

  • 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.


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