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Great Lakes Grand Prix - La Porte Herald-Argus
Mark Goodspeed, of New Haven, Illinois, poses with a cornhole board he crafted to sell in his business, Mark's Cornhole. Goodspeed and his family set up shop Thursday in Washington Park as part of the Great Lakes Grand Prix festivities.
Topic matches for super boat international - La Porte Herald-Argus
In the movie “This is Spinal Tap”, guitarist Nigel Tufnel has a discussion about the maximum volume on the bands amps that, in my opinion, is one of the great cinematic moments of all time. As he explains it, most “blokes” play at ten, which is as ...
Councilwoman won't be prosecuted over recording - La Porte Herald-Argus
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The head of Indiana's State Board of Accounts says he will limit the participation of local officials in reviewing audits reports after a prosecutor's decision that an Evansville city councilwoman didn't break the law by secretly ...
State highway official leaving before review done - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A top Indiana transportation official who's faced an ethics investigation of land purchases that benefited his family is leaving the agency. Indiana Department of Transportation chief of staff Troy Woodruff sent an email to agency ...
Indiana popcorn fest loses Redenbacher sponsorship - La Porte Herald-Argus
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Orville Redenbacher popcorn is no longer the title sponsor of an annual festival in the northwestern Indiana city where Redenbacher developed the hybrid popping corn that made him famous. ChicagoLand Popcorn has become the title ...
Teen charged in slaying of mom found dead in trunk - La Porte Herald-Argus
GARY, Ind. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl has been charged with murder in the death of her mother whose body was found in her car's trunk in a wooded area of Gary a few weeks ago. The charges filed by Lake County prosecutors on Wednesday follow the July 11 ...
Driver dies from crash during Fort Wayne chase - La Porte Herald-Argus
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Police in Fort Wayne say a driver has died after a crash that happened while he was trying to flee from officers. The crash happened Wednesday evening on the Airport Expressway on the city's south side and closed some lanes for hours.
BMV offering driver tests in 11 languages - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is now offering drivers tests in 11 languages other than English that are spoken across Indiana. BMV Commissioner Don Snemis (SNEH'-miss) said Wednesday the decision was made at the urging of ...
Some evacuated from Indianapolis hotel by fire - La Porte Herald-Argus
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some guests were evacuated from a downtown Indianapolis hotel after a small fire broke out. Firefighters were called about 2:30 a.m. Thursday to the JW Marriott after smoke was reported coming from a utility room on the fourth floor ...
Head of Indiana alcohol agency taking Ivy Tech job - La Porte Herald-Argus
MARION, Ind. (AP) — The leader of the state agency that regulates alcohol sales in Indiana is leaving that position for an administrative job at an Ivy Tech Community College campus. Ivy Tech announced Thursday that Alex Huskey will become the Marion ...