Wednesday, August 20, 2014

 In this file photo from May 6, 2012, Karl Shelly (center), co-pastor of Assembly Mennonite Church in Goshen, leads the

The credentials of the Rev. Karl Shelly of Assembly Mennonite Church argues that same-sex unions are “worthy of blessing.”

Posted on Aug. 19, 2014 at 4:49 p.m.
 Christy Bodkin of Winona Lake was arrested on preliminary charges of maintaining a common nuisance and neglect of a dependent on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Two children were removed from a Winona Lake home Tuesday night after police say they found an active meth lab in the residence.

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 Victor Burson standing in front of his family home.

With higher perceptions of crime in south central Elkhart, many people have presumptions of what life is like in the neighborhood. But the people who live there have different opinions.

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 This historic photo is of Grace Lawn Cemetery in Elkhart. The historic cemetery has had problems with restoration and preservation in the past.
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While some cemeteries receive constant care, others are forgotten and left to face the elements. The Elkhart County Historical Museum shared advice for caring for historic cemeteries and will be hosting a presentation on the topic this week.


 Four candidates competing for one position. Having CV in his hand
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We’re giving away a $50 Visa gift card to one lucky person who answers our Jobs Survey.

 Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore, right, listens to speakers during Tuesday's roundtable discussion on violence in Elkhart at Historic Roosevelt Center. He'll address concerns linked to tensions on Garfield Avenue at a news conference Friday, Aug. 22.
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The mayor of Elkhart is expected to discuss complaints and possibly ways to improve community relations with police at a news conference on Friday.

 City Council president Ron Troyer, pictured in this file photo, is leading an effort to look into code enforcement and rental registration. Councilman David Henke is behind Troyer.
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The City Council president plans to form a task force to look at landlord concerns but Mayor Dick Moore said his administration won’t participate because council has “no credibility” with its task forces. 

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Families approved for Comcast’s Internet Essential program now through Sept. 20 will receive six months of free broadband internet service.

 Middlebury-based Jayco Corp. will build a new 208,000-square-foot manufacturing facility to meet growing demand for this Entegra Coach, a luxury RV, the company announced Wednesday, Aug. 20.
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The company is expanding to help meet the demand for its luxury motorhome.

 Democratic U.S. House hopeful Joe Bock has released his first television ad of the campaign, touting his humanitarian work in disaster zones and vowing to help fix the latest disaster, in Washington, D.C. He's challenging Republican incumbent Jackie Walorski. Photo is a screen grab from the YouTube video of the ad.
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He touts his prior work as a humanitarian worker in disaster zones, contrasting those situations with the state of things in the U.S. He’s challenging Jackie Walorski for her seat.

 The Shamrock Series uniform is topped off with a special helmet as seen Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
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The uniforms were presented Tuesday, Aug. 19. Here are some funny, candid and educational responses to a design on part of the uniform.

 David Kolbe is running for the Indiana House District 48 seat.
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Indiana House district 22 candidate David Kolbe has filed a complaint with the Indiana Election Commission alleging campaign improprieties by his opponent Curt Nisly.

 Jerry Stoner of Edwardsburg worked at a circus for one day when he was 14. Now, 60 years later, he will attend the Kelly Miller Circus when it arrives in Edwardsburg on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.
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As the Kelly Miller Circus comes to Edwardsburg, Mich., on Friday, one man shares his story of a one-day job he had for a circus that came to Osceola, Ind.

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