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Will a designer purse end Langbehn's career?

Will a designer purse end Langbehn's career?

Jeff Langbehn's 21-year tenure as director of the Lake County solid waste district has survived a multimillion-dollar lawsuit settlement, a fa…

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It's a dog's life

Stony, aka “The Sheriff,” barrels up and down the steep grassy hill, breaking up any rough-housing he sees.

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Region economy has added jobs for 10 of last 12 months

Region economy has added jobs for 10 of last 12 months

Northwest Indiana added jobs this summer as its economy kept down the path of growth.

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Lowell Labor Day Parade celebrates dance

Lowell Labor Day Parade celebrates dance

LOWELL | A dance troupe performed Monday atop a pretty-in-pastels, frothy float paying tribute to "The Joy of Dancing," this year's theme for …

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Crown Point seniors roam back row with ease

Crown Point seniors roam back row with ease

CROWN POINT | On a volleyball team ripe with sophomores, the Crown Point Bulldogs have four seniors. Three of them play in the back row.

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Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

WASHINGTON | A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in…

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Holladay Properties to market Portage property

PORTAGE | Holladay Properties will market city-owned property here.

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Former Rumely House open for tour

Former Rumely House open for tour

LAPORTE | A mansion with roots to LaPorte's beginnings will be open for the public to view and, if they wish, offer to buy it.

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Great day for a parade

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US eating habits improve a bit — except among poor

US eating habits improve a bit — except among poor

CHICAGO | Americans' eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even am…

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Calumet City men arrested following high speed chase, dog bite

HAMMOND | A simple trip to the grocery store late Saturday ended in a high speed chase, a dog bite and an arrest for two Calumet City men.

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Sammi Ostrom balances volleyball and the cello

Sammi Ostrom balances volleyball and the cello

CHESTERTON | When Sammi Ostrom enrolled at Chesterton as a freshman last year she set a goal of making the varsity roster.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Roberts had a cat bird's seat to sporting events

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Roberts had a cat bird's seat to sporting events

Tony Roberts remembers the day he was let go at WSOY radio in Decatur, Ill.

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Summer send-off parade

Summer send-off parade

MALDEN | With her dog, Tedi, perched in her lap, Gladys Baum, 81, sat in a lawn chair in her front yard Monday morning awaiting the start of t…

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Counselors, teachers can learn about career pathways

An upcoming READY NWI program will provide teachers, counselors and principals with information about where their students can find work after…

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Economists: Fed's outlook correct but not solution

WASHINGTON | Economists appear to be of two minds about the Federal Reserve.

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Lone bid open for Portage City Hall exterior project

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission opened the single bid this week to complete restoration of the exterior of City Hall.

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Portage woman critically wounded in Labor Day shooting in E.C.

EAST CHICAGO | A Portage woman is in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn following an early morning shooting on L…

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Former Rumely House open for tour

Former Rumely House open for tour

LAPORTE | A mansion with roots to LaPorte's beginnings will be open for the public to view and, if they wish, offer to buy it.

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Parks programs promote running for youth

Porter County Parks & Recreation officials are introducing local youths to the joy of running through their Youth Cross Country and Girls …

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Cash for Class raffle to help Valparaiso schools

Cash for Class raffle to help Valparaiso schools

How would you like to win $100,000 and help Valparaiso Community Schools students and teachers? The Valpo Schools Foundation is hosting a Cash…

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Sportfishing program teaches 4-H youth about natural resources

Sportfishing program teaches 4-H youth about natural resources

Lake County youth went fishing this summer thanks to the Lake County 4-H Sportfishing program. Forty-seven young people enrolled in this annua…

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Junior and ladies golf leagues form at Cedar Creek

CEDAR LAKE | Fall junior golf leagues will meet Tuesdays, Sept. 2 to Oct.  21, at Cedar Creek Family Golf Course, 10483 W. 109th Ave. Registra…

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Sandhill Crane Festival and Car Show seeking vendors

WHEATFIELD | The Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for the 10th annual Sandhill Crane Festival & Car Show, scheduled from …

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Annual Humane Society run/walk to feature new route

MUNSTER | Lace up those sneakers and hit the pavement as Humane Society Calumet Area and Lan-Oak Park District host the fourth annual Spay the…

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Highland offers Chamber Challenge for teams and families

HIGHLAND | The Highland Chamber is hosting a new  event called The Chamber Challenge from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 13. This challenging family-friend…

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Longtime teacher retires with memories and satisfaction

Longtime teacher retires with memories and satisfaction

After 22 years of teaching math and science to seventh- and eighth-graders at Trinity Lutheran School in Crown Point, Laura Sauerman began thi…

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Cedar Lake police search for suspects in robbery, shooting

CEDAR LAKE | Police are searching for a man who calls himself "Deandre Chasin Millions" on Facebook and is a suspect in a robbery and shooting…

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Hobart High Spanish teacher brings language to life

Hobart High Spanish teacher brings language to life

HOBART | Hola, ¿Cómo estás? ¿Vienes preparado? Vamos a repasar los verbos en el pasado con el iPad. 

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Author of gay steelworker book secures national worker protections

Author of gay steelworker book secures national worker protections

GARY | Hundreds of thousands of books are published every year in the United States.

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Wanted Harvey man arrested with others after Dyer heist

DYER | Three people were arrested Saturday after police stopped a vehicle believed to be involved in a robbery at a T-Mobile store on U.S. 30,…

August 31, 2014 9:00 pm

In the NFL, imitation is often a form of flattery

In the NFL, imitation is often a form of flattery

NEW YORK | Troy Vincent pounds his fists on a conference room table and smiles.

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