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WHEATFIELD — The students at Kankakee Valley Middle School got a joyful reunion on Thursday, Dec. 19, when Assistant Principal Bill Ridley showed up unannounced during a Roll Ridley celebration being held in the gymnasium. Ridley has been on medical leave while being treated for cancer.

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MONTICELLO — White County residents — and a handful of Remington subscribers — who regularly watch Lafayette-based WLFI Channel 18 may have noticed they can no longer watch the station on their Xfinity cable system.

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Millions of Americans will be traveling over this Christmas and New Year’s Holiday period, with the majority traveling by automobile. What this means for Hoosiers is more traffic on the highways. To help ensure the safety of all motorists, the Indiana State Police will be participating in Op…

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INDIANAPOLIS — Applications for the 2020 Innovate WithIN pitch competition, a statewide initiative hosted by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Indiana Department of Education, Ball State University and STARTedUP Foundation, are open to high school students across Indiana.

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INDIANAPOLIS — With the recent snowfall and dropping temperatures, Indiana Conservation Officers advise being mindful of the potential hazards of frozen lakes, ponds, rivers and streams.

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INDIANAPOLIS—All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle (BMV) branches will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Branches will resume regularly scheduled business hours on Thursday, Dec. 26.

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The Junior Scribes Writer’s Group met on Tuesday, Dec. 3, to celebrate the completion of National Novel Writing Month. Members set a word count goal according to their age and almost every member exceeded their goal. The overall winner was Rachael Becker who exceeded her writing goal of 8,00…

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VALPARAISO — Since August 2018, the Jasper Newton Foundation has been in litigation against the Law office of Robert Monfort, Monfort himself, and his assistant Teri Hardin. Hardin became the legal guardian of a client of the law office, and after the client passed, she filed a will giving h…

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WHEATFIELD — The KV School Board and corporation officials announced Monday night they are naming the middle school football field after Bill Ridley, assistant principal and athletic director for the middle school. Ridley, who is preparing to undergo treatment for cancer, was given a standin…

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BROOK — At the meeting of the Brook Town Board on Tuesday, Dec. 10, Rex Chapman led a discussion about getting radar speed signs for both ends of town. Both he and Jeff Laffoon have witnessed vehicles, especially heavy duty trucks, speeding through town. Chip Flahive was at the meeting and s…

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WOLCOTT — A White County woman is trying to get an opioid-reversal medication into the hands of Tri-County School Corporation officials in light of the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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WOLCOTT — The fifth graders from Sarah Turner’s and Natasha Demerly’s class prepared a presentation for the Tri-County School Board regarding the district’s need for a crossing guard on US Highway 24 in Wolcott.

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DEMOTTE — Last week, the DeMotte Chamber of Commerce joined two local businesses in a ribbon cutting ceremony for each. On Thursday, The Ci Insurance office celebrated the merger of Consolidated Insurance with Century Insurance to create Ci Insurance located at 824 S. Halleck St. On Friday, …

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JASPER COUNTY — The Jasper County 4-H program is providing an introduction of youth mental health for any adult in our community that works or interacts with our youth. It is important for us to understand youth mental health and how it affects everyone. The more knowledgeable people are abo…

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MILTON, Fla. — For many service members, hanging up the uniform at the end of a shift signifies the end of the work day and the beginning of some much needed downtime.

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NEWTON COUNTY — Three new “legends” became the 74th, 75th and 76th inductees to be honored on the South Shore Wall of Legends at the Indiana Welcome Center on Wednesday, Dec. 4. The Wall of Legends Project is sponsored by BP Whiting Refinery.

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MERRILLVILLE – Northern Indiana Public Service Company received a decision from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to modify its electric rates effective Jan. 1, 2020.

RENSSELAER — The Rensselaer Police Department issued arrest warrants on four people who frequented the same apartment in Rensselaer recently.

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INDIANAPOLIS and TEL AVIV, March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Biolojic Design Ltd. ("Biolojic"), a biotechnology company that computationally designs functional antibodies, today announced a research collaboration and license agreement that will leverage Biolojic's AI-based multibody platform to discover and develop a potential novel antibody-based therapy for the treatment of diabetes.

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INDIANAPOLIS, March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Monument Circle Acquisition Corp. (the "Company") announced that commencing March 12, 2021, holders of the units sold in the Company's initial public offering of 25,000,000 units may elect to separately trade the shares of Class A common stock and warrants included in the units. Shares of Class A common stock and warrants that are separated will trade on The Nasdaq Capital Market LLC ("Nasdaq") under the symbols "MON" and "MONCW," respectively. Those units not separated will continue to trade on Nasdaq under the symbol "MONCU." No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the units and only whole warrants will trade.

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PITTSBURGH, March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- An inventor in Saint Leon, Indiana who has worked professionally for 30 years in the construction and roofing field was looking for a better way for a single worker to carry a filled tank or bucket in a secure and stable upright position for the safe, comfortable, efficient, and effective application of adhesives and many other available products. 

WASHINGTON — As part of the review of Capitol security after the Jan. 6 attack, retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré and his task force are recommending a boost to the Capitol Police chief’s authority in times of crisis, the deployment of a mobile fencing option and an upgrade in member security, along with changes to how law enforcement in the region interact. In January, Speaker Nancy ...

The National Water Trails System, a network of 22 river, lake and other waterway trails, designated as such by the U.S. Department of Interior, offers families recreational opportunities paired with history lessons in scenic regions of the U.S. Here are five hydro trails that provide access to the natural world: 1. The Missouri National Recreational River Water Trail , Iowa and South Dakota ...

ATLANTA — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal in a lawsuit that sought to stop the January runoff election that flipped control of the U.S. Senate to the Democrats. The lawsuit, filed in December by attorney L. Lin Wood, said Georgia's processes for handling absentee ballots for the runoff violated state law. Wood also objected to the state's process for verifying signatures on ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a reputation for boldly addressing issues that other members of her party deem too controversial, whether it’s proposing a Green New Deal to combat climate change or advocating for housing as a human right. In February, she again waded into contentious territory by announcing, via a series of tweets, that she was going vegetarian for Lent. In renouncing meat for ...