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Things do not always work out like you plan. A lot of times you envision a particular outcome to an event and it ends up turning out quite differently; sometimes for the better, and sometimes for the worse. Sometimes a total change of plans can turn out to be the best thing. Such was the cas…

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A public art piece can often be controversial. Whether a particular artwork is provocative or profane can often be a fine and discerning line. It can also be prejudiced, depending on who is making the call, argues Black female artist Tahjmaray Niema, whose nude rendering of a voluptuous Afri…

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Though more records are broken every day, and there’s enough talent and success in the area to focus on today, it’s hard not to live in the luxurious past of Kokomo sports. Nostalgia often takes over, and for 1996 Kokomo graduate and filmmaker Sam Flynn, the success of the Kokomo LadyKats in…

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Santa Claus will start the Christmas season this Saturday evening, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m., by lighting up the Seiberling Mansion, 1200 W. Sycamore St., alongside Howard County Commissioner Paul Wyman. It’s part of the Howard County Historical Society’s traditional opening night celebration of “Ch…

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Kokomo police are looking for a man they say robbed an armored vehicle on Nov. 16 at approximately 2:15 p.m. Police say the robber was wearing a camouflaged hood, a black face mask and dark clothing.

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Kokomo firefighters were hard at work last Wednesday training two new firefighters on proper procedures, in case of car fires in the city’s parking garages.

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Martha Warner was a waitress, a full-time student, and a single mother to four young children. She was busy and exhausted, and money was tight. There were Christmases when she had to determine which bill to pay late to be able to give her children a Christmas at all.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, announced today that Peggy Fang Roe has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Ms. Roe is the Global Officer, Customer Experience, and Loyalty & New Ventures at Marriott International, a position which she has held since 2020.

ELKHART, Ind., Dec. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: PATK) ("Patrick" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of its private offering of $225,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2028 (the "Notes") in a private placement to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The Company also granted the initial purchasers of the Notes an option to purchase, within a 13-day period beginning on, and including, the initial closing date of the offering, up to an additional $33,750,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes. The sale of the Notes to the initial purchasers is expected to settle on or about December 13, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions, and is expected to result in approximately $217 million in net proceeds to the Company, after deducting the initial purchasers' discount and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company (assuming no exercise of the initial purchasers' option to purchase additional Notes) but before deducting the net cost of the convertible note hedge and warrant transactions referred to below.

METAIRIE, La. - The Saints star running back is finally ready to return to the playing field after a four-game absence. Kamara is expected to practice Wednesday for only the fifth time since spraining his knee against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 9. Assuming all goes well, he’ll be back in the lineup for the Saints against the New York Jets on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.