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AG Curtis Hill: Beware ads suggesting you’ve won a prize

Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Hoosiers to beware of advertising pitches that mislead consumers into thinking they have won prizes. This tactic is often employed to lure people to locations where they are subjected to used-car sales pitches.

The Schrage Family & Centier Bank Commit to $250,000 Founder-Level Partnership with Mascot Hall of Fame Museum

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Known as a “founding family of Whiting,” the Schrage Family and Centier Bank have committed to a $250,000 Founding Partner sponsorship to the City of Whiting’s Mascot Hall of Fame, set to open later this year.

CHICAGO TROLLEY & DOUBLE DECKER CO. CELEBRATES 25 YEARS AS CHICAGO’S ORIGINAL HOP-ON-HOP-OFF TOUR

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Celebrating 25 years as Chicago’s original Hop-on Hop-off tour, Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co. launches the summer season highlighting the best sites Chicago has to offer. With ticket options ranging from one to three days, every ticket includes Chicago Trolley’s iconic Downtown Tour, complete with 14 Hop-on Hop-off stops throughout downtown Chicago and River North, the Wrigley Field/Lincoln Park Zoo Route and the Night Tour. For those wanting to experience Chicago by water, Chicago Trolley also offers the Land, Lake and River Package combining the best of the Downtown Tour together with Mercury Skyline Cruises boat tour. Tickets and packages ($26 - $68) are available online at ChicagoTrolley.com or in-person at a Chicago Trolley kiosk at any of their 14 Downtown Tour stops.

Munster Police Seeking Donations Towards a New Dual-Purpose Comfort & Narcotics-Detecting K-9

The Munster Police Department is currently seeking monetary donations towards the purchase of a dualpurpose K-9 that would be trained to both provide comfort to residents but which can also detect the presence of drugs.

UNIQLO to Open Second Store in Greater Chicago Area at Woodfield Mall this Fall

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Global apparel retailer UNIQLO will open a new store this fall at Woodfield Mall, located in Schaumburg, Illinois. The 9,500 square-foot store will be UNIQLO’s second store in the greater Chicago area, following the opening of its flagship store on North Michigan Avenue in the fall of 2015, and will offer LifeWear for men, women, and kids. LifeWear is the UNIQLO commitment to creating perfect clothing that meets the needs of everyone’s daily lifestyles. High quality, functional, affordable and constantly being improved, LifeWear is available in a variety of colors and designs for people of all ages.

Provide your feedback to help shape public transit in Northwestern Indiana!

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The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) is developing a coordinated public transit human services transportation plan. This Coordinated Transit Plan is a federal requirement in order to receive funding that provides resources for eligible transit operators to improve the mobility for people with disabilities, people who are elderly, and people who are low income.

June Indiana County, City & MSA Employment Report

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INDIANAPOLIS (July 23, 2018) – Links to June 2018 employment data for Indiana counties, cities and MSA’s are listed below:

New DBE Exchange Program

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An Agreement between the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) established reciprocal acceptance of certification of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms in their respective states under the Unified Certification Program (UCP) pursuant to 49 CFR §26.81(e) and (f).