WINONA LAKE, Ind. (AP) - Police in northern Indiana say a boy died after being hit by a pickup truck while riding a bicycle. The Winona Lake Police Department says Kurt Engler died yesterday at an Indianapolis hospital. The truck driver and witnesses told police that the boy didn't obey a stop sign and rode into the truck's path.
GARY, Ind. (AP) - Plans are in the works to name a school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown for the late pop star. The Gary Community School Board approved a memorandum of understanding with Jackson's mother. The agreement that Katherine Jackson signed last month says the district wants to inspire children to excel in the arts and education.
BURNS HARBOR, Ind. (AP) - Steel shipments are feeding an increase in shipping at Indiana's main port on Lake Michigan. Steel cargoes passing through the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor have more than doubled this shipping season. Iron ore and coal are usually two of the largest commodities shipped. They've been down this year while steel shipments have soared.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will host two camps at the Indiana State Fair. Both camps will run for the first ten days of August. A junior veterinary camp for students in 6-8 will run from 9 a.m. until noon and a senior camp for students in grades 9-12 will run from 1-4 p.m.
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