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This July Fourth Holiday, Indiana State Police Reminds You to Designate a Sober Driver

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This Fourth of July, as we celebrate our country’s birthday, thousands of Hoosier families will take to their cars, driving to barbecues, picnics, lakes and pool parties. As you plan your drive home from summer festivities, Indiana State Police reminds drivers that one drink can be too many and that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.

Impaired Driver leads Troopers on Pursuit/Crash in Construction Zone

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At approximately 2:15 AM (6/28/17) Trooper Hansen was working in the area of I-65 northbound near Ridge Road. Trooper Hansen was assisting a construction company conducting road repairs with traffic direction and protecting the crew from passing traffic.

Indiana Department of Insurance Warns Hoosiers to Consider the Consequences Before Using Fireworks

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Independence Day celebrations are kicking off this week around the state and with that comes an increase in the use of fireworks. Hoosiers are reminded that Indiana has several laws governing fireworks and many towns and cities have additional ordinances that Hoosiers must follow. The Indiana Department of Insurance is warning Hoosier homeowners and renters that accidental damage caused by fireworks that are banned in their counties may not be covered by their homeowners or renters insurance policies.

May Indiana County, City & MSA Employment Report

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Links to May 2017 employment data for Indiana counties, cities and MSA’s are listed below:

CHESTERTON DUNELAND KIWANIS CLUB Gives to Kids

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On May 19, Chesterton Duneland Kiwanis Club held their meeting at the newly renovated Duneland Boys & Girls Club. In addition to holding their business meeting, Kiwanis members were provided with a Club tour of the renovated and newly built section of the Club which boasts a full-sized gymnasium, STEM Lab, Teen Center, Exergaming Studio and a Rock Wall.

Preventing Thefts from Vehicles

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Munster Police remind residents to please follow these important safety tips to help prevent thefts from vehicles:

Munster Police Seeking Donations Towards Munster's National Night Out Against Crime Celebration

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The Munster Police Department is currently seeking donations through early July towards this year's National Night Out Against Crime Celebration, which will be held on Tuesday, August 1st from 5pm to 9pm at the Munster Community Pool. The event is held annually to promote police and community partnerships through a variety of both fun and educational activities for all ages.

Bringing home the gold: PNW weekly television program earns award

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HAMMOND, Ind. – Student producers of Purdue University Northwest’s weekly television program, The Calumet Roundtable, earned a video production award from the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA) for a recent episode featuring an interview of “Mama” Charlotte O’Neal, a founding member of the Kansas City Black Panther Party.

Photo: Purdue Northwest Practicum in Radio and Television students, from left, Sewan Kim, Mackenzie Covault and Christopher Anguiano contributed to a recent Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts production award the university earned for its TV program, The Calumet Roundtable.