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Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 

1920

Over one billion dollars worth of foods of all kinds are in storage houses and on railroads in the Chicago district. Dealers send out propaganda on a shortage in commodities to force up prices.

1970

A 14-year-old runaway, photographed kneeling by a dead student at Kent State, is found in a hippie district in Indianapolis, and taken to a juvenile home.

1995

A mysterious late-night intruder scales a White House fence and races toward the mansion with a pistol. A Secret Service officer is wounded and a man is arrested.

2010

La Porte High School’s Building Trades program celebrates its 40th house and 39th year with the completion of the house at 2994 South 75 West.

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