WHEATFIELD — In an effort to show the area's support for the senior class at KVHS, a group of parents led by Judith Stine have organized Paint the Community Red week, which will culminate with a parade of decorated vehicles containing the graduates. The parade will kick off at the high schoo…

DEMOTTE — Jasper County Sheriff deputies responded to an incident at a residence two miles southwest of DeMotte recently, eventually arresting a man for criminal mischief.

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DEMOTTE — Jasper County Sheriff deputies responded to an incident at a residence two miles southwest of DeMotte recently, eventually arresting a man for criminal mischief.

DEMOTTE — A DeMotte man, Michael T. Baggerly, 24, was arrested on felony OWI charges Thursday evening after the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call of a suspicious vehicle…

The Chicago Cubs’ turn-of-the-century, double-play combination of “Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance” has gone down in baseball lore. The third baseman on those teams, though, has been lost to history.

Recently, President Trump signed an Executive Order aimed at increasing U.S. seafood markets. It’s a part of his “America First” ideology, since a large portion of the fish, shrimp and shellfi…

WHEATFIELD — In light of recent decisions by both the Governor of Indiana and the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), the Kankakee Valley School Board, the KV Athletic Department…

The “Anvil Chorus” is the English name for the Coro di Zingari (Italian for “Gypsy chorus”) from act 2, scene 1 of Giuseppe Verdi’s 1853 opera “Il Trovatore.” It depicts Spanish Gypsies striking their anvils at dawn and singing the praises of hard work, good wine and Gypsy women.

How much sleep did you get last night? Currently with everything going on in our nation and around the world, there is a better-than-normal chance that it was less than seven hours and not enough for a body to recharge all its parts.

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ELKHART, Ind., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries (NYSE: THO) today provided a number of operational updates in conjunction with the official start of the North America summer camping and RV travel season. As the RV industry leader, with production facilities in Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Idaho, Oregon, Germany, Italy, the UK and France, one of Thor's primary objectives is to help people safely enjoy the outdoors in a sustainable way, while creating unique and lasting memories with family and friends.

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INDIANAPOLIS, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TAUVID(TM), a radioactive diagnostic agent, has been approved by the FDA for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of the brain to estimate the density and distribution of aggregated tau neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) in adult patients with cognitive impairment who are being evaluated for Alzheimer's disease (AD).(1 )A neuropathological diagnosis of AD requires the demonstration of the presence of both beta-amyloid neuritic plaques and tau NFTs in the brain. TAUVID is the first and only approved diagnostic agent to image tau NFTs in the brain. Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), developed TAUVID and AMYVID(®) (Florbetapir F 18 Injection) to provide physicians with meaningful information on the presence of both pathologies to aid the evaluation of patients suspected of having AD.(1,2)

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Congratulations! You have saved for your child's education using a state 529 plan and built up a decent nest egg to send him or her off to school or college with minimal financial worries. Once a choice of school is made, you can apply the 529 funds toward the educational costs — but beware of these mistakes that parents make when first withdrawing from 529 plans.

Assuming the Process is Automatic – People are so used to the automated aspects of financial services that they expect 529 accounts to work in the same way. In the case of a 529 plan, you must request that the funds be withdrawn and direct them accordingly. Check with your 529 plan to verify the options. Typically, you can direct the funds to the school, beneficiary (student), or to the owner (parents). In all cases, you must initiate the withdrawal.

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The first round of stimulus checks was sent out to millions of Americans across the country, with $218.4 billion paid out so far in an effort to ease the financial strain caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Although these payments provide some relief, using the money wisely is crucial in creating more financial stability.

According to a recent survey from the financial services firm IPX 1031, it appears consumers are making smart decisions with their stimulus payments so far. The study found that 29 percent of Americans plan to save this money, while another 20 percent will use it to pay their mortgage. However, the survey also found that 17 percent will pay off debt, 7 percent will pay their utility bills and another 11 percent will use it for "other" expenses. Although these seem like sensible strategies, there is a lot to consider w...

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Saving for your child or grandchild's higher education is one of the most important investments you can make for his or her future. To make saving for college easier, the Qualified Tuition Program or 529 plan was created. Named after section 529 of the Internal Revenue code, it is a federal-income-tax-free savings plan to be used for qualified educational expenses. Many states throughout the country also offer their own versions of the 529 plan; those are administered by state agencies and other organizations.

Two different 529 plans available

Currently, there are two different versions of the 529 plan from which to choose:

  • Prepaid tuition plans - These plans allow for the pre-purchase of tuition based on today's interest rates, with money to be disbursed when the beneficiary enters college. Prepaid tuition plans are usually managed by state organizations or by colleges and universities. The funds in prepaid tuition plans ...

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College costs are spiraling to the point where a four-year major college education is approaching or exceeding the cost of your house. Like many Americans, you may not be able to foot the entire cost of a college education, but a prudent savings plan can reduce the amount of aid your child will have to seek – and ultimately, how much debt they will graduate with.

What are the best methods for saving for college? Here are a few:

  • 529 Plans – Qualified tuition programs or 529 plans, named after Section 529 of the tax code, are investment accounts that are operated by states that allow anyone to contribute to funds for your child's education, building up funds tax-free as long as they are used for that purpose. They are great for allowing kids to contribute early to their own education funds.

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Are you a procrastinator who waits until the very last moment to file your taxes? The filing deadline is July 15, 2020, to file your taxes for the 2019 tax year. The IRS and Treasury Department extended the tax filing and payment deadline from April 15 to July 15, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the interest of safety and to curb the spread of the coronavirus, all Taxpayer Assistance Centers have been closed temporarily and face-to-face IRS services have been suspended until further notice. See the IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief page for the latest updates and stay safe.

Start by reviewing your possible deductions. Did you just assume that it doesn't pay to itemize? Check out these 20 top tax deductions, and while you're at it, look over these

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Michigan voters in November 2018 passed a ballot measure that legalized cannabis for recreational use, making the Great Lakes State the first in the Midwest to do so. The state’s retail cannabis market opened in late 2019 and within the first two weeks yielded $3.1 million in sales. By Jan. 2, 2020, that had reached $6.5 million.

Sorting through all the latest health fads, trends and research-based health information can be as stressful and overwhelming as shopping for a new car. You want to avoid getting swindled into something that isn’t right for you, and you want to ensure that what you’re investing in actually works and provides the biggest bang for your buck.

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Sustaining a twisted ankle, waking up with body aches and a fever or enduring a respiratory infection that makes it difficult to breath may all cause someone to question if they should get checked out by a doctor; and, if so, where should they go?

WASHINGTON - Newly declassified transcripts confirm that Michael Flynn, who became President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, discussed U.S. sanctions with Russia Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before Trump's inauguration. The transcripts from late 2016 and early 2017 that were released Friday by Republican senators show Flynn urging Kislyak to keep the temperature down between the ...

Desde finales de marzo hasta abril, Timothy Regan tuvo severos ataques de tos varias veces al día que a menudo lo dejaban sin aliento. También tuvo una leve fiebre periódica Preguntándose si tenía COVID-19, Regan llamó a una línea telefónica de enfermería del Denver Health, un gran sistema de salud pública en su ciudad. Una enfermera lo escuchó describir sus síntomas y le ordenó que fuera de ...

MINNEAPOLIS - Abdishakur Elmi looked on in horror as flames raged and smoke billowed from the roof of the brick building next to his restaurant. A single truck and a few firefighters battled the blaze that had already consumed several neighboring businesses overnight in a gentrified section of East Lake Street. The police station had been set alight down the street, and protesters who had ...

You could argue that Twitter has been Donald Trump's best friend. He has 80 million followers. He uses the social media platform daily to reach voters without relying on the news media - and to get attention from the news media. His communications include not only facts and opinions but also his usual array of false claims, juvenile insults and grandiose boasts. He loves Twitter as an ...