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February 3

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 

1920

The holiday ends with seven violent deaths. Trains kill two men and a woman, a boy dies after rescuing a drowning playmate, a tree falls on a man, lightning strikes a man, and a man drowns.

1970

No publication on this date.

1995

A committee discusses the possibility of year-round school in La Porte.

2010

A Starke County Jail inmate scales a 15-foot concrete wall with help from other offenders to escape; later in the afternoon he was captured after a fierce struggle with officers.

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