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  • Braun, Carper, Johnson, Peters Bill to Crackdown on Hundreds of Billions of Dollars in Improper Payments Passes Senate - July 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate passed the Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019, a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Senators Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Tom Carper (D-Del.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), and Gary Peters (D-Mich.), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. The legislation aims to cut down on government waste and improper payments made by the federal government – including overpayments, underpayments, payments made to Read more…

  • La Porte Hospital Invites Community to Organ Concert in Chapel - July 18, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    All are invited to attend a free concert in the La Porte Hospital Chapel at noon on Friday August 2. William “Bill” Burger, a local organist, will perform a wide variety of organ music from such well known composers as J. S. Bach, G. F. Handel, Leon Boellmann, Wolfgang Mozart and Paul Manz. It is his desire to demonstrate the multitude of tonal qualities of the chapel’s wonderful organ. First Read more…

  • South Shore Bussing  - July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    The South Shore Line will be busing two separate routes for weekday (Monday-Friday) passengers while upgrades of track and segments of overhead wire take place between Dune Park and South Bend. This temporary busing is scheduled for Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26. On Wednesday, July 24, through Friday, July 26, additional busing of mid-day trains from Dune Park to Carroll Ave. will take place. Bus service to and Read more…

  • National Night Out Portage  - July 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. There will be free hot dogs and free popcorn. Police cars & SUV’s, SWAT vehicles, and fire vehicles on display There will also be a K9 Read more…

  • Two Year Old Presented Gifts From First Responders For Helping During Mother’s Medical Emergency - July 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Sgt. Jamie Erow along with South Haven Fire Department’s Asst. Chief Tina Nabhan and Captain Eric Wood presented items from their respective departments to a local South Haven toddler for her bravery during a medical call for her mother. In February of this year, 2 year old Teegan, was home with her mom and 2 week old infant sister when her mother began having a medical issue. The mother, Loren, Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Netflix stock drops 10% after earnings report reveals drop in global growth

    wutwhanfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — The value of Netflix shares dropped 10% on Thursday, one day after the streaming service reported its first drop in global growth. Shares of the company closed at $325.21, one day after Netflix reported its second quarter earnings, revealing the company grew subscriptions by only about half of what it had forecast. Netflix registered 2.7 million new paid memberships globally in the second quarter of 2019, compared Read more…

  • Biden v. Harris, Sanders v. Warren at next Democratic debates in Detroit

    Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Democratic National Committee announced Wednesday which of the 25 Democratic presidential candidates will be participating in the second Democratic primary debates set for July 30 and 31 in Detroit. Only 20 candidates in the large primary field will debate on stage over the two nights, a cap previously set by the DNC. On Thursday, CNN, the network hosting the debates, announced the lineups for each Read more…