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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Coming Sunday: Preparing for the solar eclipse* The third installment of the East Chicago lead crisis one year later series s
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 7 hours ago
* The third installment of the East Chicago lead crisis one year later series spotlights one woman’s story of living with health problems on the footprint of a contaminated Superfund site. She and several community groups anxiously await the release... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
5 most-read stories today: CVS Pharmacy plans to buy Fagen Pharmacy chain, close 12 locationsat 10809 Randolph St. in Crown Point; 3400 N. Calumet Ave. in Valparaiso; 3612
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 2 days ago
at 10809 Randolph St. in Crown Point; 3400 N. Calumet Ave. in Valparaiso; 3612 Village Court in Gary; 2106 Broadway in East Chicago; 1301 119th St. in Whiting; 1350 Broadway in Gary; 710 Franklin St. in Michigan City, and 1195 E. Ridge Road in... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
5 most-read stories today: FBI surveillance tapes of Lake County Sheriff John Buncich released to The Timesat 10809 Randolph St. in Crown Point; 3400 N. Calumet Ave. in Valparaiso; 3612
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 2 days ago
at 10809 Randolph St. in Crown Point; 3400 N. Calumet Ave. in Valparaiso; 3612 Village Court in Gary; 2106 Broadway in East Chicago; 1301 119th St. in Whiting; 1350 Broadway in Gary; 710 Franklin St. in Michigan City, and 1195 E. Ridge Road in... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
5 most-read stories today: VIDEO: FBI surveillance tapes of Lake County Sheriff John Buncich released to The Timesat 10809 Randolph St. in Crown Point; 3400 N. Calumet Ave. in Valparaiso; 3612
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 3 days ago
at 10809 Randolph St. in Crown Point; 3400 N. Calumet Ave. in Valparaiso; 3612 Village Court in Gary; 2106 Broadway in East Chicago; 1301 119th St. in Whiting; 1350 Broadway in Gary; 710 Franklin St. in Michigan City, and 1195 E. Ridge Road in... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 yearsstate and federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minor
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
state and federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority communities, like Flint, Michigan, and East Chicago, Indiana, made national news when old pipes leached lead into the water of thousands for months before state and... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
An environmental threat: The East Chicago lead crisis one year laterpossible level (which is cleaning it to residential standards), the city will m
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 3 days ago
possible level (which is cleaning it to residential standards), the city will move forward with appropriate development. East Chicago continues to enjoy demand for development, even in spite of this unfortunate situation," the city said in an... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
5 most-read stories today: Police identify officers involved in fatal shooting at Dyer gas stationcorruption trial ended in verbal fireworks between Assistant U.S. Attorney Phil
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 3 days ago
corruption trial ended in verbal fireworks between Assistant U.S. Attorney Philip C. Benson and John "Lefty" Nauracy, of East Chicago, who is a convicted felon and owner of JAN towing. Nauracy left the courtroom after testifying and being called... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Region crime roundup: East Chicago mother pleads guilty to neglect in infant daughter's scalding deathcorruption trial ended in verbal fireworks between Assistant U.S. Attorney Phil
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 3 days ago
corruption trial ended in verbal fireworks between Assistant U.S. Attorney Philip C. Benson and John "Lefty" Nauracy, of East Chicago, who is a convicted felon and owner of JAN towing. Nauracy left the courtroom after testifying and being called... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
63 million Americans exposed to unsafe drinking watergovernments. Contaminated water runs toward the Grand Calumet River and Lake M
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
governments. Contaminated water runs toward the Grand Calumet River and Lake Michigan, the source of drinking water for East Chicago, Ind. (Photo: Michael M. Santiago/News21) In recent years, drinking water crises in minority communities, like... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 yearsand federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority co
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
and federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority communities, such as Flint, Michigan, and East Chicago, Indiana, made national news when old pipes leached lead into the water of thousands for months before state and... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 yearsand federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority co
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 4 days ago
and federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority communities, such as Flint, Michigan, and East Chicago, Indiana, made national news when old pipes leached lead into the water of thousands for months before state and... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 yearsand federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority co
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 4 days ago
and federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority communities, such as Flint, Michigan, and East Chicago, Indiana, made national news when old pipes leached lead into the water of thousands for months before state and... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 yearsand federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority co
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 4 days ago
and federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority communities, such as Flint, Michigan, and East Chicago, Indiana, made national news when old pipes leached lead into the water of thousands for months before state and... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 yearsand federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority co
KIVI Boise / Posted 4 days ago
and federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority communities, such as Flint, Michigan, and East Chicago, Indiana, made national news when old pipes leached lead into the water of thousands for months before state and... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 yearsand federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority co
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
and federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority communities, such as Flint, Michigan, and East Chicago, Indiana, made national news when old pipes leached lead into the water of thousands for months before state and... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 yearsand federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority co
KGTV San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
and federal governments. In recent years, drinking water crises in minority communities, such as Flint, Michigan, and East Chicago, Indiana, made national news when old pipes leached lead into the water of thousands for months before state and... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Generating creative solutions, sparking civic dialogue with On the TableAug. 30 at IUN Library, Conference Room 105ABC, 3400 Broadway, Gary • Noon to
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 4 days ago
Aug. 30 at IUN Library, Conference Room 105ABC, 3400 Broadway, Gary • Noon to 1 p.m., Sept. 6 Ivy Tech Community College East Chicago Campus, Room C205, 410 E. Columbus Drive, East Chicago • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Lake County Public... Read more
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Business Insider
A doctor refused to prescribe a patient with opioid-based painkillers — and then he was murderedthe crisis. The closest medical detox is in Plymouth, Ind., 35 miles away. The
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
the crisis. The closest medical detox is in Plymouth, Ind., 35 miles away. The nearest inpatient addiction center is in East Chicago, Ind., more than 80 miles west. Every homeless shelter in town is “dry,” meaning individuals who are still using... Read more
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Westmont Reporter Progress
Downers Grove and Westmont for Aug. 9Avenue. Property damage • A car reportedly was damaged between 2 and 3 p.m. J
Westmont Reporter Progress / Posted 9 days ago
Avenue. Property damage • A car reportedly was damaged between 2 and 3 p.m. July 31 while parked in the 100 block of East Chicago Avenue. • A windshield reportedly was damaged between 3 and 3:13 p.m. Aug. 2 while the car was parked in the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Carson visits lead-troubled East ChicagoEAST CHICAGO, Ind. -- The Latest on Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. -- The Latest on Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's visit to East Chicago (all times local): Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says it's clear that residents forced to move from a public-housing... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
US housing secretary to visit lead-troubled East ChicagoEAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) _ The federal housing secretary is expected to meet wit
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) _ The federal housing secretary is expected to meet with several state leaders while visiting a northwestern Indiana city where about 1,000 were forced to move from a public-housing complex because of lead contamination. The... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
HUD secretary Carson, state leaders to visit East Chicago to discuss lead contaminationrequest that residents keep fro playing in the dirt or mulch at the West Calume
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
request that residents keep fro playing in the dirt or mulch at the West Calumet Housing Complex on September 4, 2016 in East Chicago, Indiana. The soil at the complex has been found to contain high levels of lead and arsenic putting all... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
After six months, Pence has now turned over all state-related AOL emails, his attorney saysIndiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act, voter fraud, Syrian
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 15 days ago
Indiana’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act, voter fraud, Syrian refugee resettlement, lead contamination in East Chicago and the HIV outbreak in Scott County. Neither the Holcomb administration nor Pence's office would disclose how... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Strong thunderstorms south of Chicago into northwest Indiana until 2:30PM CDTGary, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Romeoville, Calumet City, Portage, M
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
Gary, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Oak Lawn, Romeoville, Calumet City, Portage, Merrillville, Valparaiso, Chicago Heights, East Chicago, Schererville, Hobart, Lansing, Kankakee, Crown Point and Lockport. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Amazon recruiting event in Romeoville draws hundreds of job-seekers: 'I go where the money's at'benefits, including access to the tuition reimbursement program. That's what a
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
benefits, including access to the tuition reimbursement program. That's what attracted Juanita Jackson and Tracey Lewis of East Chicago, Ind., even though Jackson's daughter, who works at an Amazon facility in Joliet, said the job entailed plenty... Read more
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NBC Chicago
National Night Out Events in the Chicago AreaPluviose, (815) 356-3620. –5 p.m. DES PLAINES: Maine West High School, 1755 S.
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
Pluviose, (815) 356-3620. –5 p.m. DES PLAINES: Maine West High School, 1755 S. Wolf Rd. Contact: (847) 391-5300. –5 p.m. EAST CHICAGO: Wasington Park Pool, 1615 E. 142nd St. Contact: Steve Segura, SSegura@eastchicago.com –5 p.m. LISLE: Rice... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
DNA tests may reveal if dogs to blame for fouling Montrose Beachare threatened by fewer water pollution sources than many others. One of the wo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
are threatened by fewer water pollution sources than many others. One of the worst beaches in Indiana, Jeorse Park Beach in East Chicago, is frequently contaminated by polluted water from the Great Calumet River. Another Lake Michigan beach, South... Read more
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Salon.com
Protecting Superfunds: The polluter must pay99th Street School. Under Pruitt’s direction, families like those recently eva
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
99th Street School. Under Pruitt’s direction, families like those recently evacuated from contaminated public housing in East Chicago, Indiana, might still be there, getting sicker. If Pruitt truly wants to protect people around Superfund sites,... Read more
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FOX News
Trump's EPA chief is Superfund focused, climate change … not so muchis going to be gone by next month.” One of those issues Pruitt wants to tackle
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
is going to be gone by next month.” One of those issues Pruitt wants to tackle is the former USS Lead Superfund site in East Chicago, Ill.Related Image According to a study conducted by the Center for Health, Environment and Justice, the number... Read more
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FOX News
EPA chief makes first Superfund site visit with Indiana stopEAST CHICAGO, Ind. – The head of the Environmental Protection Agency toured an
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. – The head of the Environmental Protection Agency toured an Indiana public-housing complex on Wednesday where roughly 1,000 people were ordered evacuated because of lead contamination, his first visit to a Superfund site that some... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pruitt says EPA will create 'top 10' list of Superfund cleanup sitesto a landfill with radioactive waste outside St. Louis and a public housing com
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
to a landfill with radioactive waste outside St. Louis and a public housing complex saturated with lead contamination in East Chicago, Indiana. The West Lake landfill is a particular worry. It has decomposing trash 150 feet underground that is... Read more
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FOX News
EPA task force recommends speeding up long languishing cleanup of Superfund sitesTwo sites that Pruitt has already zeroed in on are the West Lake nuclear waste
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
Two sites that Pruitt has already zeroed in on are the West Lake nuclear waste dump in Missouri and the USS Lead site in East Chicago, Ind. Related Image FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015 file photo, water flows through a series of sediment... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pruitt says EPA will create 'top 10' list of Superfund cleanup sitesto a landfill with radioactive waste outside St. Louis and a public housing com
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
to a landfill with radioactive waste outside St. Louis and a public housing complex saturated with lead contamination in East Chicago, Indiana. The West Lake landfill is a particular worry. It has decomposing trash 150 feet underground that is... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Crackdown on East Chicago air polluter stalls under Trump EPAofficial Legacy of pollution Steel mills, oil refineries and chemical plants
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
official Legacy of pollution Steel mills, oil refineries and chemical plants once operated largely unchecked in East Chicago, a factory town of about 30,000 people that for years featured the slogan "industrial capital of the world" on... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Pruitt says EPA will create 'top 10' list of Superfund cleanup sitesto a landfill with radioactive waste outside St. Louis and a public housing com
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
to a landfill with radioactive waste outside St. Louis and a public housing complex saturated with lead contamination in East Chicago, Indiana. The West Lake landfill is a particular worry. It has decomposing trash 150 feet underground that is... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Scott Pruitt's EPA is failing East Chicagothat go directly to the health of our citizens that should be the absolute focu
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
that go directly to the health of our citizens that should be the absolute focus of this agency," Pruitt has said. But in East Chicago, Ind., that mission seems to lack the urgency it ought to have. As the Tribune's Michael Hawthorne reports, the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
EPA Crackdown on Indiana company stallsINDIANA -- The EPA'S crackdown on a company in East Chicago that is accused of
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
INDIANA -- The EPA'S crackdown on a company in East Chicago that is accused of violating Federal Air Pollution Standards, appears to be easing. Before President Trump's pick for EPA director took office, environmental inspectors had been cracking... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Crackdown on East Chicago air polluter stalls under Trump EPAto EPA records. Legacy of pollution Steel mills, oil refineries and chemical
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
to EPA records. Legacy of pollution Steel mills, oil refineries and chemical plants once operated largely unchecked in East Chicago, a factory town of about 30,000 people that for years featured the slogan "industrial capital of the world" on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
For those with disabilities, a closer look at RTA's paratransit servicelike "school," "gas station" and "park" in the right order, to see if a bus rou
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
like "school," "gas station" and "park" in the right order, to see if a bus route can be learned. Betty Tyson, 70, from East Chicago, was at the South Side center recently to get recertified for her card. Tyson says she has a number of health... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois is struggling. I am going to stay and fight.why the state did nothing (until Vice President Mike Pence was finally replaced
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
why the state did nothing (until Vice President Mike Pence was finally replaced) about the lead pollution in the soil in East Chicago. Go ahead, move. And remember, you get what you pay for. I am going to stay and fight. Fight for this amazing... Read more

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