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Kenosha development rush delivers benefits

Kenosha development rush delivers benefits

Bouncing basketballs, splashing water and the swoosh of blades on ice are the sounds of economic development in Kenosha County, Wis.

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Lear contract would raise pay up to $21.58 an hour

Lear contract would raise pay up to $21.58 an hour

HAMMOND | Lear Corp. workers in Hammond will be able to earn up to $21.58 an hour under a tentative contract that eliminates a two-tier pay sc…

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Portage man continues his uncle's legacy, dream

Portage man continues his uncle's legacy, dream

PORTAGE | When he was a kid, Nick Radtke loved to hang out with his great uncle George.

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90 Years Young: Bill Wellman tells his life story in new book

90 Years Young: Bill Wellman tells his life story in new book

Still working at 90, Bill Wellman’s autobiography shares a lifetime of memories

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Schultz funeral procession route details

Funeral services for fallen Merrillville Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz are scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Monday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Pl…

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Bears place Tillman on IR with torn right triceps

Bears place Tillman on IR with torn right triceps

CHICAGO | Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his right triceps.

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Child, 12, bitten by loose dog in Dyer park

DYER | A 12-year-old girl required stitches in her legs and a hand after being bitten by a large dog running loose early Sunday afternoon in a…

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 73: Indiana Dunes State Park Bathhouse

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 73: Indiana Dunes State Park Bathhouse

Today, the Indiana Dunes is a place of serenity, to enjoy the loveliness of nature and bask in the beautiful nature preserves set aside decades ago.

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Court puts Indiana gay marriage ruling on hold

Court puts Indiana gay marriage ruling on hold

INDIANAPOLIS | Same-sex couples hoping to get married in Indiana will have to wait until the U.S. Supreme Court addresses the question of whet…

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Retired educator starts website for teachers

A local retired educator has set up a website intended to help educators on a daily basis.

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Police: Woman hit with gun and robbed of purse in Gary

GARY | A woman was struck in the head with a gun and robbed of her purse Saturday in Gary, police said.

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Two arrested after South Haven fight

Two arrested after South Haven fight

SOUTH HAVEN | Two men involved in a fight in were arrested after they ran from police, but were tracked down as officers followed a trail of b…

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Westville students suspended for laser pointer

WESTVILLE | A Westville eighth-grader is serving a five-day suspension from school for waving what appeared to be a gun in the school parking lot.

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Two Indiana Boundary homes burglarized

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31 Hammond Baptist students taken to hospitals after bus crash in southern Indiana

A Hammond Baptist Schools bus crashed Monday afternoon in southern Indiana, sending all 31 female high school students aboard to hospitals, a …

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Portage may have to become creative to fund projects

PORTAGE | With the funding for three major projects still up in the air, city officials may have to get creative.

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Cedar Lake may reconsider ambulance fees

CEDAR LAKE | Cedar Lake may want to revisit its ambulance fees, given new information regarding its responsibilities, the town’s attorney told…

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Kremer a success on and off the football field

LANSING | Kendall Kremer remembers one of the things that motivated him while playing for the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Portage man continues his uncle's legacy, dream

Portage man continues his uncle's legacy, dream

PORTAGE | When he was a kid, Nick Radtke loved to hang out with his great uncle George.

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Chicago, N.Y. and Hawaii on Obama library's short list

WASHINGTON | Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama's future presidential library.

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 73: Indiana Dunes State Park Bathhouse

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 73: Indiana Dunes State Park Bathhouse

Today, the Indiana Dunes is a place of serenity, to enjoy the loveliness of nature and bask in the beautiful nature preserves set aside decades ago.

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Plea deal planned in auto crash scheme

HAMMOND | A Valparaiso woman plans to join group of people admitting to their role in an insurance fraud scheme involving staged vehicle crash…

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Appeals court affirms sentence in M'ville drive-by slaying

Appeals court affirms sentence in M'ville drive-by slaying

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Monday upheld the 11-year prison term issued to a Merrillville teenager who participated in a f…

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Key lawmakers divided on more business tax cuts

INDIANAPOLIS | A split appears to be developing between two powerful Republican state senators over whether Indiana businesses need more tax cuts.

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Tracks, trains hot topics at Hammond Mayor's Night Out

Tracks, trains hot topics at Hammond Mayor's Night Out

HAMMOND | From a rail crossing falling into disrepair to the proposed South Shore Line extension, trains were on the mind of recent Mayor's Ni…

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Man shot in back after fighting with group at Cal City mall, police say

CALUMET CITY | An 18-year-old who walked away after a fight Saturday outside the River Oaks Shopping Center was later shot by members of the o…

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Lake E-911 mergers still need state's OK

CROWN POINT | Lake County's proposed consolidation of police, fire and emergency medical services is still awaiting state approval.

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Calumet Christian's Ally Rohn opts for Florida over New Jersey

Calumet Christian's Ally Rohn opts for Florida over New Jersey

Ally Rohn watched the recruiting process when her sister, Faith, was picking a college.

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Burns Harbor bar death under investigation

VALPARAISO | The Porter County coroner’s office is investigating the death of a 46-year-old man, who was injured during an attack Feb. 18 at t…

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Court puts Indiana gay marriage ruling on hold

Court puts Indiana gay marriage ruling on hold

INDIANAPOLIS | Same-sex couples hoping to get married in Indiana will have to wait until the U.S. Supreme Court addresses the question of whet…

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Portage company may pay $325,000 for environmental violation

HAMMOND | A Portage slag processing company has tentatively agreed to pay a $325,000 fine for violations of the Clean Air Act in 2008 and 2009…

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Vikings reinstate Peterson after abuse charge

Vikings reinstate Peterson after abuse charge

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. | The Minnesota Vikings reinstated star running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, three days after benching him because he w…

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Construction Advancement Foundation lands $154K grant for worker training

PORTAGE | The Construction Advancement Foundation, a regional trade association based in Portage, landed a $154,124 federal grant for worker training.

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