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New Rules for Bank Overdraft Protection

New federal rules require debit and ATM card users to grant permission if they want certain overdrafts covered by their banks. As a result, banks will soon be offering customers the ability to make decisions about overdrafts for transactions made with debit or ATM cards. An overdraft occurs when you make a purchase or ATM …

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Smooth Jazz at South Shore will be 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, in Washington Park in Michigan City .     This year’s lineup includes:     Oli Silk, a London-born keyboardist who began playing at age 11. He has played in a variety of shows and theater productions. He took steps toward jazz in the late …

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La Porte Hospital Foundation Holding Healthcare Scholarship Golf Tournament June 17

The La Porte Hospital Foundation is holding its 22nd annual Healthcare Scholarship Golf Tournament Thursday, June 17, at Briar Leaf Golf Club, 3233 N. Indiana 39, LaPorte. Proceeds help fund health care scholarships and philanthropic selections based on community need through the LaPorte Hospital Foundation. Over the past 21 years, 193 local students have been …

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LaPorte Hospital Foundation’s ninth annual Tour de LaPorte bike, run and walk

The LaPorte Hospital Foundation’s ninth annual Tour de LaPorte bike, run and walk event to benefit local cancer patients will be Sunday, Aug. 22 at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds, 2586 W. Indiana 2, LaPorte. Proceeds benefit LaPorte Hospital cancer patients and their families in need of financial assistance. In 2009, Tour de LaPorte raised more …

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Purdue technology could help cleanup oil spills

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A new type of membrane that separates oil from water developed by Purdue University material engineers may be used to clean up oil spills such as BP’s massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Jeffrey Youngblood, a Purdue assistant professor of materials engineering, has created technology that could eventually be used …

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   Leon’s Triathlon is returning to Hammond after a 15-year absence. South Shore Sports Promotions, an arm of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, and organizer Leon Wolek made the announcement.     It will be held June 6 and includes a .9 mile swim, a 24.8 mile bike ride and a 6.2 mile run. The start …

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            Lake Area United Way has begun distribution of free FamilyWize Prescription Discount Cards throughout Lake County. The cards help families lower the cost of their medicine by between 20 and 30 percent.             To print out a card online, visit www.lauw.org or www.FamilyWize.org. Cards also are available at Lake Area United Way agencies and …

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Moran Design Ad Wins Summit Creative Award

Moran Design Corporation added another award to it’s ever growing list of recognitions, recently capturing a silver in the prestigious 2010 Summit Creative Award competition, sponsored annually by Summit International Awards. Thousands of submissions poured in from 24 countries with the Hammond, Indiana design firm scoring among the very best creative entries. The design firm’s …

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Call for Entries: Heartland Film Festival

Heartland Film Festival officially opened its Call for Entries and is now accepting independently-produced feature length, short and student films for its 19th annual competition, which will take place October 14-23, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Heartland Film Festival presents Crystal Heart Awards and more than $100,000 in cash prizes to the top-judged submissions, including a …

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