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Dozens of Concord students and teachers line up for tickets to see President Obama Video included

The rainy forecast is not dampening the spirits of those folks who chose to spend their Memorial Day holiday waiting in line. They were waiting for tickets to see the President when he comes to town Wednesday.  We can expect people lining up outside the Concord High School gym Tuesday morning. There will be a small number of tickets available there from 8am to 10 am for the President's only public event. Some people already got a head start on getting those tickets.

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Niles flower shop owner gives free roses for gravestones of veterans Video included

Phillip Hurlbutt gives away a free rose. Phillip Hurlbutt gives away a free rose.

Phillip Hurlbutt is paying respect to some military heroes.

"It would be my grandfather, my father, and my two uncles." Hurlbutt said.

He is honoring their memory with a rose on their headstones.

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Driver dead after fiery Kosciusko County crash

Photo Provided: Kosciusko Co. Sheriff's Dept. Photo Provided: Kosciusko Co. Sheriff's Dept.

According to a release from Kosciusko County Sheriff's department, deputies and emergency crews responded to the area of Armstrong Road, east of County Road 200 E just after 4:00 AM. When officials got to the scene, they found an SUV that was fully engulfed in flames.

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Veterans remembered during Memorial Service at Rice Cemetery Video included

Disabled American Veterans held their annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Rice Cemetery Monday. Dozens of people where there to honor veterans who have served and given their lives in the line of duty. 

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South Bend holds Memorial service, Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day is a day to honor the men and women who died serving in the U.S. armed forces. A South Bend tradition for over 80 years continued Memorial Day morning with the South Bend Westside Parade. 

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Michiana honors veterans...with heart Video included

Some of you may be planning to fire up the barbecue or take out the boat to celebrate this weekend, but at its heart, Memorial Day is about honoring those who have given their lives in service to their country.  There are more than 50,000 veterans in North Central Indiana alone. Taking time to recognize the true meaning of the day is important to many. FOX28 has found some ways you can do that this holiday weekend. 

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SLIDESHOW: First graders decorate veterans' graves for Memorial Day

First graders from Bittersweet Elementary School decorated Veteran's markers Friday in Osceola.

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Bristol Homecoming scheduled for July 7th-9th

One of Indiana's oldest festivals is slated for July 7th- 9th. The Bristol Homecoming festivities kick off Thursday at Congdon Park... 

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Learn about South Bend architecture on a guided tour

All summer Downtown South Bend, Inc. is offering the chance to learn more about South Bend architecture with guided walking tours.  Tours take place in the evening from 5pm to 6:30pm. Guides will point out landmarks and talk about their historical evolution.  Tours take place June Third, July 1st, August 5th, and September 2nd.  Call Kylie Carter at 574-282-1110 for more information.  More>>

Try canoeing at night

St. Joseph County Parks are offering an evening canoe paddle experience throughout June.  $15 buys you  a canoe for two hours in the evening. You can choose a 5, 6, or 7pm departure for a 4 mile canoe trip.  Parks staff does not recommend the trip for children three and under.  Contact Andrea Edholm at 574-654-3155 for more information.  More>>

Zoo safety rules

(CNN)--In the wake of the fatal shooting of the Cincinnati Zoo's male lowland gorilla over the weekend to save the life of a toddler who had fallen into its enclosure, experts are reminding zoo-goers of basic safety rules. The Memorial Weekend incident prompted an outcry from groups who believed the zoo should have been able to tranquilize 17-year-old Western lowland gorilla Harambe and are protesting the rare animal's death.  

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Carroll Co. confirms several cases of whooping cough

(FOX59/WXIN)--The Carroll County Health Department in north central Indiana says it has several confirmed cases of whooping cough, also known as Pertussis. The health department told Lafayette Journal & Courier  than an infant and two adults have the illness and at least two more people may have the illness. 

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June events announced for Plymouth Speedway

In a release Plymouth Speedway announces something new this summer.

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Protests outside Cincinnati zoo after gorilla shot and killed

Protests for the gorilla shot and killed at the Cincinnati Zoo. Protests for the gorilla shot and killed at the Cincinnati Zoo.

A community is mourning the loss of a rare gorilla today after the animal was killed at the Cincinnati Zoo over the weekend.

A vigil was held Monday outside the zoo to remember Harambe.

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Rising sea temperatures killing off coral in the Great Barrier Reef

An up-close look at the Great Barrier Reef. An up-close look at the Great Barrier Reef.

Australian scientists say rising sea temperatures have led to mass coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef.

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Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

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Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement that includes 1,300 new call center jobs and nearly 11 percent in raises over four years but also makes... More>>

Marine's remains unaccounted for since World War II is coming home

A Marine's remains, unaccounted for since World War II, is returning home to be buried with full military honors.

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Excise officers cite 188 over the weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indiana State Excise Police Officers cited or arrested 130 minors, 38 adults, and 20 juveniles on 263 charges will working patrols on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. 

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Military veteran finds a mission nursing fellow vets at VA

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Nursing assistant Tom Alligood wears camouflage scrubs during his emergency room shifts at the Dorn VA hospital because he says it helps other veteran patients realize they've "walked over the same dirt," the... More>>

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  • Bristol Homecoming scheduled for July 7th-9th

    Bristol Homecoming scheduled for July 7th-9th

    One of Indiana's oldest festivals is slated for July 7th- 9th. The Bristol Homecoming festivities kick off Thursday at Congdon Park... 

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    One of Indiana's oldest festivals is slated for July 7th- 9th. The Bristol Homecoming festivities kick off Thursday at Congdon Park... 

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  • Learn about South Bend architecture on a guided tour

    Learn about South Bend architecture on a guided tour

    All summer Downtown South Bend, Inc. is offering the chance to learn more about South Bend architecture with guided walking tours.  Tours take place in the evening from 5pm to 6:30pm. Guides will point out landmarks and talk about their historical evolution.  Tours take place June Third, July 1st, August 5th, and September 2nd.  Call Kylie Carter at 574-282-1110 for more information.  More >>
    All summer Downtown South Bend, Inc. is offering the chance to learn more about South Bend architecture with guided walking tours.  Tours take place in the evening from 5pm to 6:30pm. Guides will point out landmarks and talk about their historical evolution.  Tours take place June Third, July 1st, August 5th, and September 2nd.  Call Kylie Carter at 574-282-1110 for more information.  More >>
  • Try canoeing at night

    Try canoeing at night

    St. Joseph County Parks are offering an evening canoe paddle experience throughout June.  $15 buys you  a canoe for two hours in the evening. You can choose a 5, 6, or 7pm departure for a 4 mile canoe trip.  Parks staff does not recommend the trip for children three and under.  Contact Andrea Edholm at 574-654-3155 for more information.  More >>
    St. Joseph County Parks are offering an evening canoe paddle experience throughout June.  $15 buys you  a canoe for two hours in the evening. You can choose a 5, 6, or 7pm departure for a 4 mile canoe trip.  Parks staff does not recommend the trip for children three and under.  Contact Andrea Edholm at 574-654-3155 for more information.  More >>
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  • Celebrating 200 Years of Indiana History

    Celebrating 200 Years of Indiana History

    Join FOX28 as we celebrate 200 years of Indiana history.

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    Join FOX28 as we celebrate 200 years of Indiana history.

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  • FOX28 Special Report: Deporting Our Veterans

    FOX28 Special Report: Deporting Our Veterans

    They put on a uniform, and put their lives on the line to protect this nation - a country they are no longer welcome in. Immigrants have a long history of serving in the U.S. military, but if they run into trouble with the law after they come home, they can be exiled from the U.S. for life. Advocates say the federal government has deported thousands of veterans.  

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    They put on a uniform, and put their lives on the line to protect this nation - a country they are no longer welcome in. Immigrants have a long history of serving in the U.S. military, but if they run into trouble with the law after they come home, they can be exiled from the U.S. for life. Advocates say the federal government has deported thousands of veterans.  

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  • FOX 28 Special Report: The miracle of 3D printing

    FOX 28 Special Report: The miracle of 3D printing

    The earliest forms of 3D printers date back to the 1980's. Today, you can have one in your home for under $1,000. As printers get cheaper, folks are finding ways to use their creations, to help others in need.

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    The earliest forms of 3D printers date back to the 1980's. Today, you can have one in your home for under $1,000. As printers get cheaper, folks are finding ways to use their creations, to help others in need.

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