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Munster Ranked the 6th Safest City in Indiana by Safewise

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The Munster Police Department was notified this week that the Town of Munster was ranked by Safewise.com as the 6th safest town/city in the entire State of Indiana for 2018.

Munster PD thanks the Citizens Police Academy Participants

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The Munster Police Department brought back their Citizens Police Academy Program this fall, and it was participated in by a great group of sixteen local residents for the past eight weeks.

THE ONE OF A KIND HOLIDAY SHOW® SHARES UNIQUE 2018 GIFT IDEAS

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The 18th annual One of a Kind Holiday Show®, which is making its return to The Mart, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, December 6-9, has released their 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for shoppers to get a head start planning their holiday gift giving. This season, gift options at the One of a Kind Holiday Show include everything from ceramic kitchenware and recycled paper home decorations, to hand-crafted artwork and jewelry unlike any other, created by more than 600 independent artists from across the country and beyond. Offering shoppers the opportunity to embrace the biggest trend of the season – true individuality – the show will offer an enormous variety of personal and unique presents that are as special as the person who will receive them.

FOR A THIRD YEAR ATTORNEY KENNETH J. ALLEN ENSURES SAFE BEFORE AND AFTER-SCHOOL CHILD CARE

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Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland Injury Attorney Kenneth J. Allen makes it a practice and priority to ensure all youth have safe, fun, and educational opportunities during out-of-school time. Three years ago, Mr. Allen adopted Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Kidstop program by gifting the before and after-school childcare program $10,000 each year. Boys & Girls Clubs’ Kidstop program, provided in four different school systems in 11 different school sites, provides safe and affordable after school childcare for area families. The Kidstop program allows parents to work or attend school while knowing their children are safe in their home school, transitioning from the school day to an after-school program which provides endless learning opportunities, guidance and fun!

Semi Crashes into Indiana State Police Car

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Lake County-An Indiana State Police trooper and semi driver were injured yesterday, November 12, 2018, when a semi lost control and jack-knifed into the trooper’s police car

DOR’s Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report

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The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) has published their Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report on the DOR website, www.in.gov/dor/3600.htm.

DOR’s Nation Leading Fraud Team Stops over $9.7 Million in 2018

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The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) has made a tremendous investment in protecting Hoosier’s identities and preventing refund fraud, stopping over $9.7 million in fraud in 2018. Since the program’s inception in 2014, DOR’s identity and refund fraud protection program has stopped over $119 million in refund theft.

Need Help Navigating Your Medicare Options? Indiana State Health Insurance Assistance Program is here to help.

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The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a free and impartial counseling program for people with Medicare. SHIP is provided by the Indiana Department of Insurance and Administration on Community Living. SHIP is part of a federal network of State Health Insurance Assistance Programs located in every state.