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Tuesday 03/31/2015
American Legion honors policeman, fireman, members
Posted: March 31, 2015

The America Legion Post 6 celebrated its 96th birthday by giving out some gifts in the form of honorary awards to those who make the community a better place.

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Knocking out polycystic kidney disease
Updated: March 31, 2015 - 2:04 pm

Nine years ago Jeremy Williams’ mother was in need of a kidney after she was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease (PKD). She didn’t ask her son to donate a kidney, but Williams couldn’t sit back and watch her suffer, he said.

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Monday 03/30/2015
High cholesterol linked to prostate cancer recurrence
Posted: March 30, 2015

High cholesterol poses a significant threat to human health, and now there is another reason for men to get their cholesterol levels in check, as high cholesterol has now been linked to increasing a man's risk for prostate cancer recurrence.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AGAPE
Posted: March 30, 2015

Children blow out candles at Agape Garden Montessori, as it celebrated its 10th Anniversary on March 17. The school welcomes children from age 1 through 12 and provides a Christian Montessori environment based on the educational method of Dr. Maria Montessori.

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Blood donations saving lives
Posted: March 30, 2015

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April and make a difference in the lives of patients in need.

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Sunday 03/29/2015
Medicine isn’t like it was decades ago
Posted: March 29, 2015

How the rules for taking medicine have changed!

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St.Vincent Medical Group Cardiology moving to new location
Posted: March 29, 2015

St.Vincent officials have announced that the St.Vincent Medical Group Cardiology office in Kokomo, a member of Ascension, the nation’s largest Catholic and not-for-profit health system, is moving to a new location effective March 20, 2015.

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Community Howard offering free colorectal cancer screening kits
Posted: March 29, 2015

If you are over the age of 50, or have a family history of colon cancer, please pick up your free colorectal screening kit at Community Howard Regional Health’s Oncology Center, located on the west side of our main campus at 3500 S. Lafountain, Kokomo, Indiana, just west of state road 931.

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Community Howard's April classes and support groups
Posted: March 29, 2015

Alzheimer's and Caregivers Support Group

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Saturday 03/28/2015
Making the most of the cooling system
Posted: March 28, 2015

The majority of cars on the road today have aluminum radiators, a change from older cars’ copper radiators. The change in metal also came with a change in the longevity of the radiators, said Phil Cone of Punchy Cone Radiator Repair Shop.

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Bona Vista breaks ground for rebuild project
Posted: March 28, 2015

Bona Vista held a ground breaking last week for its project to rebuild Imagine That! Innovation Center, which was severely damaged by the Nov. 17, 2013, tornadoes. The nonprofit currently is crowdsourcing through GoFundMe to raise a goal of $200,000 to help rebuild.

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St. Joseph Hospital’s April classes and support groups
Posted: March 28, 2015


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Friday 03/27/2015
Habitat for Humanity's Playhouse Silent Auction
Posted: March 27, 2015

Women Build 2015 Playhouse Silent Auction to raise funds towards the $65,000 Construction Costs of the Women Build House.

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Military Foundation supports Disabled American Veterans
Posted: March 27, 2015

Military Foundation, Inc. presented a $3,000 check to DAV Chapter #28 at the Military Foundation Advisory Committee’s monthly meeting on March 17. Military Foundation Treasurer Kirk Daniels was joined by Keith Kirtley, UAW 685 and Jerry Mitchell, American Legion Post 6 Commander, in presenting the check to Jerry Fivecoate, commander of DAV Chapter #28. The funds are to be used for a second van. Of the $3,000, $2,700 of it was raised by the UAW 685/American Legion Post 6 Annual Golf Tournament held in September 2014 and $300 through a contribution by Jim Shinners of Golden Corral.

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Autism Awareness Day for Positive Results for Kids
Posted: March 27, 2015

Autism Awareness Day for Positive Results for KidsApril is recognized as National Autism Awareness Month. This month provides a special opportunity for individuals and agencies like Bona Vista Programs to educate others about autism.

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Downton Tea is back by popular demand, with a twist
Posted: March 27, 2015

If you love Downtown Abbey or loved Pat Disalvo, you won’t want to miss the Lady Pat Disalvo Hat Auction & KHCPL Downton Kokomo Ladies’ Tea on Saturday, May 2, at Elite Banquet & Conference Center, 2820 S. Lafountain St.

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KPRD's Youth and Adult Easter Egg Hunts
Posted: March 27, 2015

Youth Easter Egg Hunt

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Thursday 03/26/2015
Wellington Egg Hunt
Posted: March 26, 2015

Come join us at the Wellington, 2800 S. Dixon Road, for an Easter egg hunt March 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Eastern High School ‘Wizard of Oz’
Posted: March 26, 2015

Eastern High School will present “The Wizard of Oz” the musical on March 27 at 7:30 p.m. and March 28 at 4:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Eastern High School Tickets are $10 each and are on sale now during lunch hours (10:50-1:15) in the high school cafeteria, as well as at the box office the night of the performances.

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Education Foundation supports teams’ endeavors
Posted: March 26, 2015

The Kokomo Public Schools Education Foundation took some financial strain off the TechnoKats Robotics Team and Kokomo Area Career Center’s culinary arts students last Thursday, donating $1,000 to both groups.

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