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  • Early Head Start 02 [Duplicate] the week in review MONDAYCircus takes center ringPERU — Even after 13 years with the Peru Amateur Circus, Connor Quin said the feeling of performing in front of hundreds every night never gets old.Quin, who has performed every act imaginable during his time with the ci

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • BIZ - KT072014 - PUBLIC EYE Tree destruction PIC - MS Tree work damages more than just trees The details are important.That has been the philosophy of the city of Kokomo, which took to social media earlier this week to address its frustration with some of those “details” that came in the form of trees that had been damaged along the 1000 blo

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kokomo Board of Works approves firefighters contract Kokomo’s Board of Public Works and Safety approved the contract with the city’s firefighters Wednesday.The three-year contract, which runs from Jan. 1, 2015, to Dec. 31, 2017, will give firefighters a more than 6 percent pay raise over the next three

    July 20, 2014

  • Lee soldier return 04 (jump) Kokomo brothers surprise their kids with early return from Afghanistan As the president of American Postal Workers Union Local 1014, Patti Orndorff had the perfect explanation for why she was taking her grandchildren to the park three hours later than a typical day. Orndorff explained to the children she was leaving for

    July 19, 2014 3 Photos

  • first aerial bomb with fins Howitzer, aerial bomb with fins among Kokomo's many contributions to the war Leading up to World War I, the government notified manufacturing industries throughout the country to be prepared to begin manufacturing war materials.In Kokomo, industries like the Superior Machine and Tool Company and the Liberty Pressed Metal Co.,

    July 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • NWS - KT071914 - John Minns mugshot - CLG Accused child molester to face trial PERU – A 36-year-old Peru man accused of giving a young girl a cellphone and other goods in exchange for sexual favors is set to face trial.Miami County Circuit Court Judge Tim Spahr Thursday scheduled a jury trial in January for John E. Minns, who f

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dog ordinance debate shows enforcement issues Pet owners should be held responsible for their animals, attendees at a Common Council committee meeting Friday agreed as they discussed Kokomo’s animal ordinance. But there’s no easy answer for how exactly that should be done.Approximately 25 people

    July 19, 2014

  • Area educators find call to action in 'Rise Above the Mark' film As a room of about 45 people watched the film “Rise Above the Mark” documenting the corporate takeover of public education, it was clear many of them had experienced the situation first-hand.More than half of the group gathered Thursday at Kokomo-How

    July 19, 2014

  • City of Firsts' claims to fame The list of firsts• America’s first commercially-produced automobile• First pneumatic rubber tire• First aluminum casting• First carburetor• First Stellite Cobalt-based alloy• First stainless steel• First American howitzer shell• First aerial bomb wi

    July 19, 2014

  • Sandra Bullock's encounter with stalker described LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sandra Bullock’s recent encounter with a stalker in her home reads like a scene from a scary movie in newly released documents, painting a portrait of an obsessed fan who described himself as her “husband.”Joshua James Corbett, 39,

    July 19, 2014

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