Wednesday, October 22, 2014

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, left, and her challenger for the U.S. House seat, Joe Bock. Walorski is a Republican and Bock is a Democrat.

The Republican and Democratic hopefuls touched on a wide range of issues at the packed encounter in Wabash.

Tim Vandenack

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 This undated handout photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Darren Vann. Police say Vann, a suspect in the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwestern Indiana over the weekend, is a former Texas resident who now lives in Gary. He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, 2014.

A court appearance is scheduled for an Indiana man charged with one murder and suspected in six other deaths.

Posted on Oct. 21, 2014 at 11:37 a.m.
 Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson throws in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

Doug Rhoads, the Atlantic Coast Conference’s director of officials, said refs must “differentiate between incidental contact and significant contact” regarding offensive pass interference calls.

Rachel Terlep

Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 5:27 p.m.
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 This Monday, Oct. 20, 2015, shows an overgrown abandoned home at 413 E. 43rd. Ave. in Gary, Ind., where police found one of six women's bodies over the weekend. Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwestern Indiana say the suspect has told them that he may have killed people going back 20 years. The Lake County prosecutor's office on Monday charged 43-year-old Darren Vann in the strangulation death of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy. Police say her body was found Friday night at a Motel 6 in Hammond. Police say Vann provided information that led authorities to the bodies of the six other women in the nearby city of Gary, Indiana. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
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 Goshen City Council members Edward Ahlersmeyer, Julia Gautsche, Jim McKee, Dixie Robinson, Jeremy Stutsman, Everett Thomas and Brett Weddell talk with mayor Allan Kauffman during their meeting Tuesday evening, Oct. 7. The council passed the 2015 budget on second and last reading.
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Council members voted 6-0 for the budget, which will fill positions for city departments and more. 

 Jimtown High quarterback Marquis Schieber aims for a throw Friday, Sept. 26 during second half of the game against Concord High School.
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Jimmies and Falcons haven’t meet since a sectional matchup in 2007.

 Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of The Washington Post, is seated during an event sponsored by The Washington Post to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Watergate Monday, June 11, 2012 at the Watergate office building in Washington. He passed away Oct. 21, 2014.
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Ben Bradlee, celebrated editor who guided The Washington Post during Watergate scandal, dies

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Organizers expect upward of 2,500 costumed children this year.

 Monika Felton of Serim talks to a group of students at the Elkhart Area Career Center during an afternoon session for Employability Skills Day at the school Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Students listened to a group of professionals that offered advice on preparing resumes, getting cover letters together and presenting oneself well during a job interview.
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The students, who were with the Elkhart Area Career Center, learned how to behave during interviews, how to dress professionally, how to write resumes and more.

 Middlebury water tower
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At the recent Middlebury Town Council meeting, council members discussed upgrades to the water treatment plant, the 2015 budget, the purchase of more remote read water meters and more.

 The retreat will feature Brenda L. Yoder, a local author and speaker whose writing was recently featured in “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life.”
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A retreat Oct. 25 in Nappanee will offer busy moms guidance on balancing the stress of life and motherhood. Local speaker and author Brenda L. Yoder will be featured.

 Elkhart resident Eleanor Davis clears the sidewalk in front of her home along Bristol Street during a heavy period of snow Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014.
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If you need heating assistance this winter, apply for Comfort’s free furnace giveaway. 

 Pedestrians admire pottery display inside the Old Style Deli windows on Main Street in May 2012.
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A lot of work goes into getting everything together for Elkhart’s ArtWalk events, which celebrate fine art, live music, local businesses and more. Here’s a look at how it all works from community blogger Steve Gruber.

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