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Holcomb Announces Appointments to the New Governor’s Workforce Cabinet

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Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today announced 13 appointments to the state’s Governor’s Workforce Cabinet, a new group created during the 2018 legislative session to assess and realign Indiana’s workforce development programs and services.

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NIPSCO Celebrates Arbor Day 2018 with Tree Plantings and Giveaways


rot1In commemoration of National Arbor Day, Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) will host a number of tree-planting and educational events to demonstrate to communities the importance of trees and of planting the right tree in the right place.

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South Shore Line Launches ETA Train Tracker System

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The South Shore Line (SSL) announced on Friday, April 13, that it will be launching a new train tracker application. The train tracker, housed on the SSL website and app, will allow riders to track train locations in real time. The location of each train will be detailed on a map of the SSL rail line, and passengers will be able to see arrival and departure times for each live train, as well as any delays. Each train’s schedule will be color-coded, indicating whether the train is on time or whether there is a delay. SSL stations will be on the map and users will be able to click on each station, opening a full listing of that station’s train service for the day. Several other innovative features will also be available to help SSL riders plan effectively.

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Residential Clinical Services’ Spring Networking Event Brings Healthcare Professionals Together for a Night of Collaboration

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Just as the brief glimpse of sunshine and warmer weather on Thursday brought Northwest Indiana healthcare professionals out to socialize and mingle, the team of healthcare professionals at Residential Clinical Services brought together other healthcare service providers throughout the community at the RCS spring networking event at Gamba Ristorante in Merrillville.

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South Shore Line to Make Rail Travel Even Safer with Positive Train Control (PTC)

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At the South Shore Line (SSL), safety is our highest priority. To further enhance our safety efforts, The SSL will be implementing (along with all other passenger railroads in the US) Positive Train Control (PTC) technology across their entire network.

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The Legacy Foundation Welcomes a Promising Future

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Citizens of all ages have benefited from the Legacy Foundation’s investments, guaranteeing that the organization's impact will be everlasting. With an upcoming move to a new headquarters site and the 25th Anniversary Celebration in May, the Legacy Foundation is using 2018 to recognize accomplishments from the past, and look forward to a thriving future.

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In Their Own Words: McColly Real Estate Agents Tell All

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Katie Wietbrock is a full-time agent with McColly Real Estate, as well as the office manager for McColly Real Estate’s DeMotte location. She described McColly as a “one-stop-shop,” a full service real estate company that has everything agents need to make both agents’ and clients’ lives more blissful. Wietbrock cited the large team at the corporate office as one of the many reasons working with McColly rocks.

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NIPSCO to Begin 12-Mile Fiber Optic Upgrade From Dune Acres to Michigan City


rot2Beginning April 2, NIPSCO and contracted crews will be using a helicopter to replace 12 miles of optical ground wire on lattice towers from Dune Acres to Michigan City, which will increase internal communications and connectivity to improve overall service reliability for customers.

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In Hammond, Cops and Community Go Together Like Coffee and Donuts

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Pictures taken of recent outreach initiatives by the Hammond Police Department have truly captured the essence of the police department’s involvement in the community. Fitted with a variety of filters and processed through an app called Photo Lab, these pictures tell a comprehensive story that hearkens back to the organic civil service of times past.

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South Shore Line Bikes on Trains Program Returns April 1st, 2018

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It’s that time of year again, when riding your bike to work is made possible with the South Shore Line’s (SSL) Bikes on Trains program! This program is offered on two morning and evening rush-hour weekday trains in addition to select weekend trains. Bike cars will be available on select weekend/holiday and select weekday trains from April through October. Not only can you bike to work during the week, but you can also explore the bike trails along the South Shore Line on the weekends!

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Crown Point's 2018 State of the City Shows Promise for the Future

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Over a hundred residents, business owners, employees and city officials came out to witness the anticipated Crown Point State of the City address given by the gregarious man of the hour, Mayor David F. Uran.

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