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Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 

1920

Prohibition candidate Rev. Aaron S. Watkins of Ohio is as good as elected. He does the family washing! His actions speak louder to women than the words of other presidential candidates.

1970

As greater Manhattan faces its fifth straight day of critical air pollution conditions, New York Mayor John V. Lindsay activates an air pollution emergency ordinance.

1995

State police investigators will check into alleged wrongdoings at the La Porte County Highway Department. Some workers claim personal favors were ordered done on company time.

2010

In an attempt to control the state’s growing deer population, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources proposes the addition of two new deer hunting seasons.

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