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Two northeast Indiana cities have been ranked among the safest in the state, according to security and safety authority SafeWise.
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ALBION — Central Noble Community Schools is tightening its rules regarding e-cigarettes and vaping after an unusually high amount of cases at the junior and senior high school last year.
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KENDALLVILLE — A second reading of an ordinance rezoning an East North Street lot from residential to commercial will be considered by the Kendallville City Council tonight.
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LIGONIER — The Ligonier Marshmallow Festival committee will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Ligonier Public Library’s community room to discuss plans for the upcoming festival Sept. 4-7.
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Storyteller David Wolfe, portraying President Abraham Lincoln, recently entertained audiences at the Kendallville Public Library and Limberlost Public Library in Rome City as part of the library syste
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The Ark Animal Sanctuary Pet of the Week is Chloe, a recent owner surrender. Chloe is female boxer mix thought to be about 2 years old. The staff said Chloe is a very sweet dog and has boundless energ
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ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A new state law is sending more low-level offenders to county jails instead of prison. It will also likely increase numbers in work release and home detention programs. Click here to read the full version of House Bill 1006. It benefits low-level offenders with crimes such as resisting law enforcement, multiple DUIs, and theft. “Your DUIs, your multiple DUIs that end up going to prison, theft, white collar crimes,” Allen County Sheriff David Gladieux said. The law took effect on July 1st, but parts of it won’t start until January 2016. Right now, judges can’t sentence people convicted of certain non-violent crimes...
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Fort Wayne, Ind.  (WANE) – This year’s Turnstone Corvette Raffle is a red, ’63 Split Window, four-speed with Cragar wheels. Tickets are available starting at $10 by calling 866-483-1278 or stopping by in person to Turnstone at 3320 North Clinton Street.  The Indiana License is #136481.  The winning ticket will be drawn on October 8, 2015 at Turnstone.  The Turnstone Corvette Raffle supports programming to empower people with disabilities. For more information and the official rules visit the Turnstone website.
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Fort Wayne, Ind – (WANE) – Retreat to the garden on July 18 with your favorite lawn chair. The Foellinger Freimann Botanical Conservatory will feature two live bands, food and beverage to purchase and one of the best locations from which to enjoy the fireworks finale.  This year local musicians include the Alicia Pyle Quartet and the Todd Harrold Band.  Guest will also be able to glimpse the new showcase exhibit, Egyptian Pleasure Garden. Doors will open at 6p.m. on Saturday, July 18.  Conservatory members will be admitted starting at 5:30p.m. Regular admission of $5 per adult and $3 per child (age...
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GROSSE POINTE, Mich. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton has scheduled a $2,700-a-head fundraiser July 21 in suburban Detroit. The Detroit News (http://bit.ly/1LQVnAJ ) says it obtained a copy of the invitation to the event. It’s being held at the Grosse Pointe home of David Katz and Jill Alper. The newspaper says attending the event costs $2,700. It says people who raise at least $27,000 will be recognized as event co-hosts and those who raise at least $50,000 will be recognized as hosts. The former U.S. senator from New York and former U.S. secretary of state last visited Michigan on Oct....
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ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Police say a suburban Detroit transit system bus struck and critically injured a 35-year-old man when he stepped into its path. Roseville police Chief James P. Berlin says the crash happened about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Berlin says in a statement that the man “stepped off the curb directly into the path of the bus.” The chief says the pedestrian was in “extremely critical condition” at a hospital. Berlin says it appears the driver of the SMART bus was not at fault in the crash.
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SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Record rainfall continues to take a toll on Indiana’s crops, with experts at the Purdue University Agriculture Extension estimating that farmers statewide have lost $486 million in corn and soybean production. An average of 9 inches, more than twice the normal level of 4.2 inches, was measured last month at 200 recording stations across the state. As much as 18 inches of rain fell in parts of northern Indiana, according to associate state climatologist Ken Scheeringa. Some farmers in central Indiana’s Johnson and Shelby counties recorded 7 to 10 inches of rain, The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1CmJm4i ) reported. “We...
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