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NCAA settles head injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head injury suit, will change rules

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of cu…

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Body found washed ashore on Whiting beach

WHITING | Investigators are working to determine if a body found washed ashore on a Whiting Beach Monday night is that of a Chicago man missin…

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Catalytic converters stolen from vehicles in EC South Shore lot

EAST CHICAGO | Catalytic converters were stolen from six vehicles in the parking lot of the East Chicago South Shore commuter rail station Mon…

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BP warns of impact of Russia sanctions on profits

LONDON (AP) — Energy company BP warned Tuesday that further international sanctions on Russia could hurt its profits because of its stake in t…

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 24: T.F. South spirit rock

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 24: T.F. South spirit rock

Some joke the spirit rock in front of T.F. South High School actually started out as a teeny, tiny pebble. Something small enough to fit in th…

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US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 n…

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Gaza official: At least 100 killed Tuesday in Gaza

Gaza official: At least 100 killed Tuesday in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian health official says at least 100 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting in Gaza on Tuesday.

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Ind. higher ed chief rolls out class load campaign

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's higher education commissioner wants college students to get the message that they should take at least 15 credit…

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Gary mayor announces new police administration, approach to crime

Gary mayor announces new police administration, approach to crime

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson announced a change in police administration and a new comprehensive approach to crime during a news conferen…

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Road salt supplies questionable for some Ill., Ind. departments

Road salt supplies questionable for some Ill., Ind. departments

CHICAGO | Nearly 200 Illinois communities are scrambling to find road salt after last winter's record frigid temperatures and snowfall deplete…

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Gaza official: At least 100 killed Tuesday in Gaza

Gaza official: At least 100 killed Tuesday in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian health official says at least 100 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting in Gaza on Tuesday.

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US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

US: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 n…

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Ind. higher ed chief rolls out class load campaign

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's higher education commissioner wants college students to get the message that they should take at least 15 credit…

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 24: T.F. South spirit rock

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 24: T.F. South spirit rock

Some joke the spirit rock in front of T.F. South High School actually started out as a teeny, tiny pebble. Something small enough to fit in th…

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Gary man, 41, shot to death in Tolleston neighborhood

Gary man, 41, shot to death in Tolleston neighborhood

GARY | A 41-year-old man was fatally shot Monday inside a business in Gary's Tolleston neighborhood, officials said.

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Chesterton council awards employee raises

CHESTERTON |  Town Councilman Emerson DeLaney proposed an ordinance Monday  to increase the salaries of town employees, which was met with una…

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Crown Point BZA endorses $4.1M sports dome

CROWN POINT | Zoning changes to permit an inflatable dome in the city Sportsplex won board approval on Monday.

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Police investigating death of person found on railroad tracks

Police investigating death of person found on railroad tracks

GRIFFITH | Police are investigating the death of a person found Monday on CN railroad tracks south of the crossing at 45th Avenue in Griffith,…

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Hammond considers raising towing fee

HAMMOND | The city may increase its towing fees.

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Dyer falls in state champion Little League game

Dyer falls in state champion Little League game

CROWN POINT | Though it dates back to Biblical times, the term "David vs. Goliath" is not going to get old soon.

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New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

New Lincoln exhibit opens in South Holland

SOUTH HOLLAND | A new exhibit promoting the life of Abraham Lincoln and his Springfield-based museum and library opened Monday at the Chicago …

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'96 C.P. High grad joins school district board

'96 C.P. High grad joins school district board

CROWN POINT | The School Board on Monday appointed Crown Point native and local businessman David Warne to serve the final five months of the …

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JOHN DOHERTY: Program provides proof that exercise is medicine

Next month, this column will be starting its 30th year. A frequently cited source in this space, however, is even older. The Physician and Spo…

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Excise cops cite 20 people, five businesses outside Pierogi Fest

WHITING | Indiana State Excise Police cited 20 people and five businesses Friday and Saturday outside Pierogi Fest in Whiting.

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Furor engulfs Chicago's red-light camera system

CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is scrambling to contain a furor over the city's red-light camera system, which may have tickete…

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Two injured in Borman rollover

Two injured in Borman rollover

HAMMOND | A rush hour rollover crash on the Borman Expressway Monday morning sent two people to a local hospital.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Sweet is still king of free-throw shooting method

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Sweet is still king of free-throw shooting method

VALPARAISO | When Virgil Sweet and Dale Ciciora walked into a hot, empty Boucher Gym at Ben Franklin Middle School last week, they recalled th…

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73rd Avenue Bridge over I-65 closed for two weeks

MERRILLVILLE | The 73rd Avenue Bridge over Interstate 65 closed Monday for two weeks of repairs and maintenance, Indiana Department of Transpo…

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Cops: Help ID Highland Best Buy robbery suspect

Cops: Help ID Highland Best Buy robbery suspect

HIGHLAND | Highland police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man captured on surveillance video believed to have robbed the Best …

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Dems' plea? Save our precincts

CROWN POINT | Two more Democrats are adding their voices in opposition to a new state law that could eliminate precincts in the party's urban …

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First Federal branches are now officially Peoples Bank locations

First Federal branches are now officially Peoples Bank locations

HAMMOND | An immigrant saloon-keeper who had the neighborhood's only safe in his dance hall founded Peoples Bank in East Chicago in 1910, when…

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Prosecutor to weigh death penalty in cop shooting

Prosecutor to weigh death penalty in cop shooting

CROWN POINT | The Lake County prosecutor's office will spend the coming weeks determining whether a Gary man should face the death penalty ove…

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Dustin Crenshaw rejuvinates pitch, adds to resume

Dustin Crenshaw rejuvinates pitch, adds to resume

GARY | After Dustin Crenshaw had Tommy John surgery in 2009, he found it was tough to throw a changeup.

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Lansing native dies in Georgia plane crash

A Lansing native died Saturday morning in a plane crash in Georgia.

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Gary airport approves borrowing up to $35 million

Gary airport approves borrowing up to $35 million

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday voted 5-0 to borrow up to $35 million, which financial advisers say will close the …

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