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Weather service says small tornado wiped out dozens of trees, damaged home in northern Indiana

NORTH JUDSON, Indiana — The National Weather Service says a small tornado wiped out dozens of trees that surrounded a family's home in rural northern Indiana. Members of the Fabian family spent Monday starting to clean up the damage from Sunday evening's ...

Frank Lynn Kalin, of Niles

He was born on March 31, 1925 in Gary, Indiana to Karl and Margaret (Imber) Kalinowski. He was raised in North Judson, Indiana and has lived in Niles most of his life. He earned his high school diploma from Brandywine High School, and has completed courses ...

Commentary: Miles to go before we sleep

expressed below are of the author and do not reflect the views of the Air Force or Little Rock Air Force Base. I grew up in North Judson, Indiana. With a total population of approximately 1,700, it has that very "small town America" feel. In this ...

Arlene C. Chinworth

Chinworth, North Manchester, Indiana; three sons, Steven Chinworth, Bloomington, Indiana, James (Debra) Chinworth, North Manchester, Indiana and Wesley (Nancy) Chinworth, North Judson, Indiana; one daughter, Mary (David) Schallert, Grand Haven, Michigan ...

Carmen Elizabeth Foust

Carmen Elizabeth Foust, 83, Kokomo, passed away at 5:27 P.M. on April 2, 2014 at the Wellington at Kokomo, Kokomo, Indiana. She was born on March 18, 1931 in North Judson, Indiana to the late Herschel and Geroldine (Currier) Smith. On May 24, 1953 ...

Obituary: Sharon E. Fox, North Judson

Follow The Republic on social media: Sharon E. Fox, 56, of North Judson, Indiana, and formerly of Grammer, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at her home. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street with the Rev. Mike Newlin ...

Day Trip: Get on the train at the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum in North Judson, Indiana

Go west on I-94 into Indiana. Take Exit 40A (US-20E/US-35S) toward LaPorte. Stay on U.S. 35. In LaPorte, turn right onto IN-2/IN-39. Follow IN-39 to North Judson. Turn right at the Hoosier Valley Steam Museum sign (Luken Street). Turn right onto Sycamore.

Mint Festival in North Judson, Indiana

Most towns in the U.S.A have an annual festival of some sort. These festivals are a time for the community to come together and celebrate and have a good time. North Judson, Indiana strikes up it's annual Mint Festival the weekend of Father's Day every year.

Silver Alert issued for Indiana man

NORTH JUDSON, IN (WAVE) - The North Judson Police Department is investigating the disappearance of an adult from North Judson Indiana, which is approximately 34 miles Southeast of Valparaiso Indiana. Police are looking for 82-year-old Robert L. Lemke.

Starke County Employer Expanding

Starke County, Ind. -- Thursday, December 3, 2009, will be another day of Celebration of Success in Starke County with the celebration of the expansion of American Oak Preserving Company in North Judson, Indiana. The public and dignitaries will gather for ...

Election Board Places N.J.-S.P. Tax Referendum on November Ballot

Published: July 30, 2015 By: Tyler Maffitt, WKVIThe Starke County Election Board considered placing the North Judson-San Pierre tax referendum on the ballot, this week.N.J.-S.P.’s School Board adopted…

NJSP School Board Reviews 2016 Budget Estimates

Published: July 30, 2015 By: Tyler Maffitt, WKVI The North Judson-San Pierre School Board is preparing for fiscal year 2016.A special budget work session meeting was held on Wednesday night where scho…
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Seven steps to keep your phone number when changing provider in NORTH JUDSON INDIANA

With a simple phone call you can reach someone who has not contacted in a while. This is one reason why many people prefer to keep their telephone number when they change provider or telephone company.

You can keep your local phone number or mobile if it remains within the United States. But before finalizing any changes, you should follow some suggestions:

1. Verify that you have completed your contract , if you have one supplier. Otherwise, the current company may charge you a penalty.

2. Contact the new provider to start the transfer number.

3. Make sure the provider can keep your current phone number.

4. Verify that there are no additional charges for service change. If so, try to reach an agreement with the supplier.

5. Read through the terms and conditions of the new contract before signing.

6. Provide the new phone company your 10-digit number and any other required, as your customer account number, access code and your 5-digit zip code information.

7. Cancel the previous service after obtaining the service with your new provider. Try to do the day of your closing date to avoid monthly outstanding balance.

Note: You can also transfer a local phone number to a mobile phone, but this process can take longer. Check with your supplier before making the change.

What can you do if you have some problems to transfer your number

If the provider can not solve it, you can file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission by calling 1-888-225-5322 (English) 1-888-835-5322 (TTY for hearing impaired), or through Internet (in English).

This issue of keeping the phone number is known as Number Portability (keeping your number if you change providers). [26]


Cautions with Jasbug in NORTH JUDSON INDIANA

The "Jasbug" is a flaw in the way that computers have access to a network. If any of the hackers had known this since 2000, they could have used to infiltrate computer systems company and take complete control.

Suppose you use your laptop and public access to Wi-Fi to connect to the office computers. Hackers nearby could spy, steal documents or introduce malware ... I mean, everything.

There is still no evidence that someone has taken advantage of Jasbug and did this. But it may be too early to say.

Microsoft considered that the gravity of this situation was "critical". Even Alert guaranteed by the Department of Homeland Security and similar warnings from major companies in cybersecurity.

Jasbug affects everything from Windows Vista to Windows 8.1 newer. This is the kind of problem that will give you many headaches for system administrators and IT staff of the company.

Some mistakes are too embedded in the code. The Jasbug was so embedded that Microsoft had to return to restructure some basic parts of Windows.

Consider this another example of that small defects embedded in computer code could give you problems later. In fact, Microsoft did not even find on your own.

Jeff Schmidt, an independent researcher JAS Global Advisors in Chicago, discovered a year ago while working on another project. He alerted Microsoft and have since worked together to fix this error.

Why it took so long to fix it? Jasbug is a problem with the design of the Microsoft operating system itself. The company had to restructure basic parts of your engine giant ... and test it thoroughly to make sure it still worked fine.

Microsoft can not afford to make arrangements affecting a complete system. Remember that according Netmarketshare, Windows is used by 91% of computers worldwide. [10]

Register now and request your ballots for the year in NORTH JUDSON INDIANA

The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote, and acts as a request for your State absentee ballots for the year. It is important to complete a new FPCA annually, every time you move or at least 90 days prior to the election you want to vote in.

Completing a new FPCA is easy at

  • Select your State from the drop-down on the home page
  • Click the box at the bottom of the page to Register to Vote, Request a Ballot or Update My Voter Info
  • The FVAP online tool will walk you through the form, and provide you with a PDF packet to print, sign and send directly to your local election official (LEO); links are also provided here for States that offer online voter registration
  • You can check the status of your registration and/or ballot request by contacting your LEO at any time

Remember, the only way your LEO knows how to reach you is with the information you provide! Some States allow a longer time between registrations, but if you submit a new FPCA every year, you wont have to worry about your registration or ballot request status and can participate in all the elections* you´re eligible to.

* While there are no regularly scheduled elections for Federal offices, there may be some elections for office which are vacated by the end of the term. Being registered ensures you will be able to participate in these elections.


If you experience any issues or have questions, FVAPs call center is available at 1-800-438-VOTE (8683), DSN 425-1584 or at Toll-free phone numbers from 67 countries are listed at Find us on Facebook at /DoDFVAP and follow @FVAP on Twitter.

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