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Lake County sheriff, commissioners face off over jail spending - CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich said the feds have his back in a dispute with council finance officials over $400,000 of additional health care services for inmates in his work-release center. - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Olympic-world double for Hanyu - (MENAFN - Arab Times) Itama japan march 28 (afp): japan's yuzuru hanyu added his first world figure skating crown to his olympic gold medal friday as he edged compatriot tatsuki ma... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Candidate's complaint goes nowhere - CROWN POINT | Lake County officials have again rebuffed a woman whose campaign for public office has become a repeated source of irritation for them. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Woman was advertising pioneer - Corinne Schiller was a pioneer in the advertising world, working for clients including Quaker Oats and Oscar Meyer in the 1960s, even working as a commercial producer and director, said her nephew, David Hofferber. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

NWI schools receive four-star designation - More than 40 local schools received a four-star school designation for the 2012-13 school year from the Indiana Department of Education. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Cirrus Des Aigles in 'perfect' nick for Champions Day, says trainer - • 'I think he's on his way to the top,' says Barande-Barbe • Christophe Soumillon booked for reprise of 2011 victory Cirrus Des Aigles is in "perfect" condition as he attempts to recover his Champion Stakes crown at Ascot on Saturday, his trainer reported on Tuesday. Corine Barande-Barbe added that Christophe Soumillon has been booked to ride once more, having won twice on the horse in the past ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Top 10 dishes in Tobago - Visitors expecting little more than patties and jerk chicken may be surprised by the variety of food on offer in Tobago. Trinbagonian cuisine is a rich mix of African, Indian, Chinese, European and Middle Eastern influences Creole lunch Store Bay is an ideal spot to taste traditional Creole dishes. Here you'll find stewed pigeon peas, macaroni pie, pelau (a one-pot rice dish), callaloo (dasheen ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Kennel In Crown Point Shut Down As Dog’s Death Investigated - A Crown Point kennel has been shut down by officials in Lake County while the Sheriff’s Department conducts an investigation into the death of a dog that had been boarded there. - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

England thwart Ireland's triple crown hopes with brave fightback - • England put France loss behind them with 17-10 win • Gary Street's team building towards the World Cup England's women will cross the road to The Stoop on Friday week confident that their World Cup ambitions are back on track. In thwarting Ireland's triple crown ambitions on Saturday evening England have also answered a few questions about their chances of competing with the world champions ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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Parochial school hosts silent auction to fund art program - nwitimes.com - CROWN POINT | Art is an important part of the curriculum at St. Mary Catholic Community School and the staff and students aim to keep it that way. That's why student artists have been working hard in preparation for the school's eighth annual Art from ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Writers host Eat & Exchange at coffee house - nwitimes.com - CROWN POINT | The Indiana Writers Consortium will host an Eat & Exchange event at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Sip Coffee House, 11 N. Court St. Join IWC members in a discussion of writing beyond one's own ethnicity, "Outside Your Demographic: Creating ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

DeMotte woman competes in Local Heroes contest - nwitimes.com - Mimi Burke, of Crown Point: Burke's 12-year-old daughter, Sophia Burns, suffers from a rare disease known as Rett syndrome. The disease, predominantly found in females, is a mutation on the X chromosome. Sophia is fed intravenously, battles seizures ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Kennel In Crown Point Shut Down As Dog's Death Investigated - CBS Local - (CBS) – A Crown Point kennel has been shut down by officials in Lake County while the Sheriff's Department conducts an investigation into the death of a dog that had been boarded there. Crystal Vanderlaan tells WBBM that she boarded her 8-year-old ...Crown Point kennel's license suspended after dog's death - nwitimes.com - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Funding approved for paving projects on three C.P. roads - nwitimes.com - CROWN POINT | Portions of three streets marred by winter weather will be repaired using redevelopment dollars. Funding of up to $500,000 was approved by the Redevelopment Commission for paving projects on 113th Avenue, Merrillville Road and ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

CP pledges $20000 in 2014 to Lake County Economic Alliance - nwitimes.com - CROWN POINT | The Redevelopment Commission voted 4-1 to pledge $20,000 in 2014 to the year-old Lake County Economic Alliance. Future pledges of $20,000 per year over the next two years will be decided based on the organization's performance this ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Crown Point looks to add to public trolley system - Post-Tribune - On Monday, the Crown Point Redevelopment Commission approved spending $250,000 to purchase a brand new trolley to add to its aging fleet of one. The funds also cover the construction of two to three brick and canopied trolley stops to get the project ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

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