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Gary prepares for Air Force One

Gary prepares for Air Force One

GARY | Preparations are underway for what should be President Barack Obama's first landing at the Gary/Chicago International Airport while ser…

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O'Hare, Midway airports nearing normal capacity

O'Hare, Midway airports nearing normal capacity

CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says Chicago's airports are nearing normal activity after a fire at an air traffic control …

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 87: Mexican street food

If there is one thing to help Northwest Indiana residents get through the harsh winters, it's knowing that corn slathered with mayo, cheese an…

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Willowcreek Middle School Braves flip over language arts

Willowcreek Middle School Braves flip over language arts

PORTAGE | Tim Pirowski remembers the fear that gripped him as a youngster as he prepared to ride a theme park roller coaster.

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Secret Service head takes onus for White House breach

Secret Service head takes onus for White House breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday that her agency fai…

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Lawmakers to resume probe of Quinn anti-violence program

SPRINGFIELD | The federal prosecutor overseeing central Illinois has told state lawmakers they can resume their hearings into Gov. Pat Quinn's…

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Funding allocated for M'ville park honoring unions

MERRILLVILLE | About two years after acquiring property to create a park to honor local unions, the town has earmarked funding for the project.

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Chesterton store scammed out of $500

CHESTERTON | A Chesterton grocery store was scammed out of nearly $500 by a quick change artist on Saturday.

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Judge denies motion for anonymous jury in gang trial

HAMMOND | A federal judge denied a motion to empanel an anonymous jury in the upcoming murder and racketeering trial of Juan “Tito” Briseno, o…

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Former salon owner pays first third of $150,000 theft debt

Former salon owner pays first third of $150,000 theft debt

VALPARAISO | The owner of a former beauty salon, who pleaded guilty to stealing from her business partner, avoided a potential probation viola…

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I Make America Harley Tour rumbles into town

I Make America Harley Tour rumbles into town

MICHIGAN CITY | Congress has approved short-term stopgap highway funding for years, instead of a long-term transportation bill that would spel…

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Lawmakers to resume probe of Quinn anti-violence program

SPRINGFIELD | The federal prosecutor overseeing central Illinois has told state lawmakers they can resume their hearings into Gov. Pat Quinn's…

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Chef cooks success at inspiring women

Chef cooks success at inspiring women

MICHIGAN CITY | Brenda Hitchens gave up college along with her basketball scholarship to pursue a dream, one she's now realizing at its highest level.

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Government: NFL TV 'blackout' rule unsportsmanlike

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the loc…

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FBI: Chicago man threatened beheadings at SIU

ST. LOUIS | Federal investigators say a Chicago man accused of mailing threats of rapes, killings, bombings and beheadings at a Southern Illin…

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National Manufacturing Day to shine light on sector

Students often overlook manufacturing as a career path, but Manufacturing Day hopes to make them more aware of the option.

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Porter County board position to be filled in October

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners' office has a board position that needs to be filled in October.

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Portage Fire Department to hold open house Saturday

PORTAGE | The Portage Fire Department will hold its annual Fire Prevention Open House from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 4 at Portage Fire St…

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Great Lakes steel production inches up by 1,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region increased slightly to 688,000 tons, while the overall domestic industry fell sharply …

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

BALTIMORE | Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland.

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1 student shot, another in custody at N.C. school

ALBEMARLE, N.C. (AP) — A student was shot by a fellow student outside a North Carolina High School on Tuesday morning just minutes before clas…

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How ‘moos and oinks’ drive NWI’s economy

SCHERERVILLE | The next Lake County Advancement Committee monthly luncheon meeting focuses on how modern livestock production continues to inf…

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Chesterton store scammed out of $500

CHESTERTON | A Chesterton grocery store was scammed out of nearly $500 by a quick change artist on Saturday.

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Afghanistan, US sign long-awaited security pact

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country pa…

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Emanuel pushes ban on asking about criminal record

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to expand a state law that prevents employers from asking job seekers about their criminal rec…

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Another card system hack hits Jewel-Osco stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.

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Bond denied for Highland native in Chicago-area FAA fire

Bond denied for Highland native in Chicago-area FAA fire

CHICAGO (AP) — A magistrate judge ordered a suburban Chicago man held without bond Monday on charges he set a fire at an air traffic control c…

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Michigan City artists lofts project gaining steam

MICHIGAN CITY | Construction is expected to begin in January on converting a former six story hotel into lofts for artists to live and work, a…

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Hammond youth charged in armed robbery of cellphone

HAMMOND | A 17-year-old man is accused of being part of an armed robbery of a cellphone. 

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Libertarian candidates night scheduled Friday in Highland

HIGHLAND | The Indiana Libertarian Party is inviting the public to meet its candidates for the Nov. 4 general election.

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Edgewater celebrates 40th anniversary with gala Oct. 17

MERRILLVILLE | The Ambassadors for Edgewater Behavioral Health Services, in partnership with the Edgewater 40th anniversary committee, host th…

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Pumpkin patch pickers

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D.205 approves $100M budget for current school year

DOLTON | The Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board has approved a budget in excess of $100 million for operations of the dis…

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GOP opposition to school funding bill irks Manar

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois House Republicans, fearing that majority Democrats could take money away from their suburban Chicago school districts i…

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Man, 20, wounded in drive-by shooting in E.C. Harbor area

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man was shot multiple times in a drive-by early Sunday in the city's Harbor section, police said.

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