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  1. Books for Youth helps area foster childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Tribune

    ... to put on the event several times a year at various places in Indiana. Haynes International has hosted the event in Kokomo for the last five years. Blue, the mascot for the Colts, helped distribute backpacks during the event. Most children were ...

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  2. Lopez, Jackson featured in MAC seriesRead the original story

    Thursday | The Madison Courier

    ... regional fall art show where he won the award for best landscape. The Hope resident attended Indiana University at Kokomo to study art education before studying with Luigi Crispino at Franklin College where he graduated in 1986 with bachelor's of ...

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  3. Stepfather forces 10-year-old girl to watch mother's stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Inside a home in the 1000 block of North Courtland Avenue in Kokomo, sources tell Eyewitness News a 10 year-old girl was tied to a chair, forced to watch as her mother was stabbed multiple times. After the stabbing, the girl's stepfather, 39-year-old Mark Campbell then turned a gun on himself, committing suicide.

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  4. Howard Co. Sheriff's office planning golf outing to honor Deputy Carl KoontzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... is our first outing in his honor to do that," Howard said. The outing will be held at Wildcat Creek golf course in Kokomo. Howard said they're hoping to raise around $10,000 for the scholarship fund. "We're here for Carl. I know it's going to be ...

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  5. Stepfather forces 10-year-old to watch mother's stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Inside a home in the 1000 block of North Courtland Avenue in Kokomo, sources tell Eyewitness News a 10 year-old girl was tied to a chair, forced to watch as her mother was stabbed multiple times. After the stabbing, the girl's stepfather, 39-year-old Mark Campbell then turned a gun on himself, committing suicide.

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  6. 'Send me back to Africa' - a unique response to racismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | BBC News

    ... in order for its black founder to be able to go "back to Africa." Larry Mitchell, an African-American man from Kokomo, Indiana, started the clearly ironic GoFundMe petition , and has had his page shared more than 30,000 times on various social media ...

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  7. Howard County deputy pays it forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | TheIndyChannel

    Deputy Keith Chessir stopped at the Walmart off Markland Avenue in Kokomo Sunday morning to check some items off his to-do list. He came back to his car and found an envelope on it.

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  8. 'Go back to Africa'? This black man in Indiana has decided he...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Canada.com

    Larry Mitchell has a retort for every white supremacist, racist and Internet troll who has ever told him to go back to Africa. The chef from Kokomo, Ind., launched a GoFundMe campaign to finance his relocation to an African nation - maybe Sierra Leone, maybe Ghana.

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  9. 'Go back to Africa'? Indiana man will - if racists pay his wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Chicago Tribune

    Larry Mitchell, a chef in Kokomo, Ind., has started a GoFundMe campaign to pay his way to Africa. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Larry Mitchell Larry Mitchell, a chef in Kokomo, Ind., has started a GoFundMe campaign to pay his way to Africa.

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  10. Indiana man says he'll 'go back to Africa' if...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | GlobalNews

    Larry Mitchell is tired of hearing the hateful-phrase "go back to Africa" shouted at him from white supremacists and racists on the street or in comments targeting him online. Mitchell, a resident of Kokomo, Indiana, has decided to challenge racists everywhere to put their money where their mouth is by creating a GoFundMe page to pay for his trip back to the African continent.

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  11. 'Go back to Africa'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Washington Post

    Larry Mitchell, a chef in Kokomo, Ind., has started a GoFundMe campaign to send him back to Africa. He hopes racists will donate.

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  12. State Police: Road construction a factor in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    As you head back to work today, a crash yesterday is a reminder to use caution in the many construction zones around the area. State Police say a pair of motorcyclists from Kokomo, Indiana, were seriously injured in a crash on Sunday morning on I-57 north of Mount Vernon.

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  13. Indiana man makes GoFundMe so racists can send him back to AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | FOX Carolina

    ... However, a man from Indiana is trying to get racists to fund his trip to go "back" to Africa. Larry Mitchell from Kokomo, Indiana, created a GoFundMe to make his dream come true of visiting Africa, and he wants racists to help fund his trip. In his ...

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  14. Kokomo Toyota compares new cars and trucks to competition on websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Freshnews

    To remove the frustration of comparing two vehicles online, Kokomo Toyota is now providing online shoppers with comprehensive Toyota comparisons. These comparisons showcase the new features of 2016 Toyota lineup and puts them side-by-side with the highlights and new features of competing brands.

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  15. wlfi.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    ... may ha Samantha Thieke joined WLFI in October of 2013 as a multi-platform journalist. Samantha was born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana, and graduate Brittany Tyner joined WLFI in December of 2011 as a multi-platform journalist. Brittany was born and ...

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  16. Comic store offers scholarship to Taylor studentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Washington Times

    Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man, refused to use his unnatural athletic ability to secure a sports scholarship. Shawn Hilton, owner of Comics Cube in downtown Kokomo, has only a few requirements for his Comics Cubed Excelsior Scholarship.

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  17. Terre Haute heads to all-star break with winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... g. The Prospect League now takes its all-star break. The Rex have seven players participating in the all-star week in Kokomo, Indiana.

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  18. Suspected dealers caught with $30K of heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Journal and Courier

    ... were uncovered during a Sunday traffic stop. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/29zItgz Two Kokomo men were arrested and face accusations of dealing and possessing the controlled substance and maintaining a common nuisance. ...

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  19. Outside or in: 6 ways to enjoy the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Journal and Courier

    ... p.m. Saturday. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St. $30 advance. $35 door.) SHINY PENNY . Alt-pop band Shiny Penny from Kokomo. With Rival Summers, The New Schematics and Sam Law. (8 p.m. Saturday at Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St. $10.) Sixth Street (Ruoff ...

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  20. 2 arrested after ISP say $30K worth of heroin foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Two Kokomo men were arrested after Indiana State Police stopped their vehicle and troopers said they found around 150 grams of heroin. State police said on Sunday, around 6:20 p.m., Trooper Ben Rector stopped a vehicle on State Road 26, near Red Cloud Drive, in Lafayette.

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