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News

AG Curtis Hill reaches $120 million settlement with makers of hip implants over alleged misleading claims

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Attorney General Curtis Hill announced today that he and 45 other attorneys general reached a $120 million consent judgment with Johnson & Johnson and DePuy to resolve allegations that DePuy unlawfully promoted its metal-on-metal hip implant devices, the ASR XL and the Pinnacle Ultamet.

December Indiana County, City & MSA Employment Report

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Links to December 2018 employment data for Indiana counties, cities and MSA’s are listed below:

Munster Police Dept. seeking Magician, Martial-Arts Group, & Family Entertainment Acts for 2019 National Night Out Celebration

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Munster Police are in the process of reserving services for our 2019 National Night Out Against Crime Celebration, which will be held on August 6th at the Munster Community Pool.

Thank You to Our Many Volunteer Neighborhood Crime Watch Captains

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The Munster Police Department would like to thank the over 100 residents who served as volunteer Neighborhood Crime Watch Captains during 2018.

Dick's Sporting Goods Showing Club Members That Sports Matter

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Leisa Murry, ASM Operations for Dick’s Sporting Goods retail location in Valparaiso recently surprised Donna Gonzales, director of the Lake Station Club by stating she was holding a $1,000 grant from The Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation for the Lake Station Club.

Winter Travel Tips

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Sue Baxter of www.panoramanow.com offers these winter travel tips.

Members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana's Valparaiso Club Will Be Stirring It Up thanks to a Tasty Treat from

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If you happen to be walking by the Valparaiso Boys & Girls Club in the near future, chances are you may catch wonderful cooking scents emanating from the building, thanks to Tri-Kappa, Iota Chapter’s tasty treat of a $1,500 grant for members to participate in a new cooking Club.

December Indiana Employment Report Private Sector Employment Again Reaches Preliminary Record Peak

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Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.6 percent for December and remains lower than the national rate of 3.9 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana's unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for more than five years. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the labor force.