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Rasmus S. Jorgensen

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ELKHART — Could something like the unrecorded police shooting of South Bend resident Eric Logan happen in Elkhart after the department receive…

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ELKHART — A heavy thunderstorm in the Elkhart area just after midnight Thursday resulted in widespread tree damage and broken utility poles an…

SOUTH BEND — Pat Hackett, a South Bend attorney and University of Notre Dame adjunct law professor, is seeking the Democratic nomination for I…

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ELKHART — About 50 community members gathered at City Hall on late Tuesday afternoon to look at and discuss the latest design of the new green…

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ELKHART — With preliminary designs completed for the new green space at Civic Plaza and Central Park, the city is again seeking community feedback. 

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MIDDLEBURY — A significant overhaul is planned for a 4.4-mile stretch of U.S. 20 west of Middlebury, a project that includes widening the high…

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From the preliminary map (which you can find if you scroll through the art at the top of this article), it appears there will be some parking surrounding the store, and then a large parking lot just to the south of it, basically switching around where the current store and parking lot are…

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Memorial seniors celebrate

Thank you for asking. We did have a reporter there, but given the late time of the graduation, we were unable to beat the Sunday night deadline. We will have a story and photos in Tuesday's paper.


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Thank you for asking. The Riverboat Fund holds money that comes from casino taxes throughout the state (I suppose those would be riverboat casinos, specifically, but I am not completely sure). The money is distributed to the counties, that, in turn, distributes to the cities. As I understand…

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Thayer said that Roundtree was on "limited duty." He worked in downtown Elkhart on foot or bike.

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I can see your point. My hope in writing this story, beyond the idea that a group does not have to be a majority to have its complaints heard, was that it would create some debate about the issue. I don't care who wins that debate, and The Elkhart Truth doesn't either, but I think it's a goo…

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That's a fair concern. I can honestly tell you I have no idea if a story getting a lot of clicks, as this one has, makes much of a difference to our owners. Either way, that is not my motivation.
I understand your point about the comments, and I hope we can address that in some way soon…

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Hi. I appreciate you and everyone else sharing their thoughts on this. You are not the first to call this click bait, and so I have asked the same question of another person who said the same: What makes you call it that?
Click bait, I would say, is when a headline tries to trick a reade…

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Hi there. I appreciate you and everyone else sharing their thoughts on this. I see you are calling this click bait, and I'm curious what it is that makes you say that.
Click bait, I would say, is when a headline tries to trick a reader to click on a story, which then doesn't turn out to…

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Elkhart County election results

Thank you for pointing that out. We've corrected the numbers.

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Hello. Thanks for asking. We did in fact name them both when we ran that as our top story on the front page Saturday.