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NWI man runner-up in one of world's 'most extreme' fitness challenges

NWI man runner-up in one of world's 'most extreme' fitness challenges

Ask Mike Durkin how one of his recent weekends went, and he'll likely say, "It sucked."

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Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start

Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start

WASHINGTON | The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning,…

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Rosh Hashanah heralds beginning of High Holy Days at sundown

Rosh Hashanah heralds beginning of High Holy Days at sundown

At sundown Wednesday, the most sacred 10 days in Jewish spiritual life begin as Rosh Hashanah ushers in the Jewish New Year with traditions th…

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Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life prison term in NY

Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life prison term in NY

NEW YORK | Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after …

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Cunningham authors another book

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Cunningham authors another book

Carson Cunningham has never hid his love of history and sports.

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Chicago mayor wants Illinois to reform drug laws

CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday asked state legislators to make possession of less than 1 gram of any controlled substance a m…

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Obama urges world to follow U.S. lead on climate

Obama urges world to follow U.S. lead on climate

UNITED NATIONS | In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to foll…

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Officials seek help ID'ing woman killed by semi on U.S. 30

VALPARAISO | Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris on Tuesday asked for the public's help in identifying a woman struck and killed Monday night b…

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 80: Downtown Highland sign

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 80: Downtown Highland sign

The vintage mid-century modern sign, brightly blue and red, beckons to drivers heading east on Ridge Road.

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Cops seek tips on shooting of man, 46, found in Gary alley

GARY | A man found shot to death in Gary's Brunswick neighborhood Monday afternoon has been identified.

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Lake Station man wants to withdraw pleas in alleged tax fraud scheme

HAMMOND | A Lake Station man wants to withdraw his guilty pleas in an alleged tax fraud scheme, federal court records show.

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Educating NWI about the Holocaust

Educating NWI about the Holocaust

MUNSTER | Teaching today’s students about the Holocaust, anti-Semitism and genocide provides challenges for educators at all levels.

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Munster expects to name new town manager Thursday

MUNSTER | Town officials have identified the person who likely will become Munster’s new town manager.

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Munster poised to OK costly repairs to Centennial Park clubhouse

MUNSTER | It’s time for the Munster Town Council to make decisions on Centennial Park clubhouse repairs.

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Student accused of pushing, threatening school resource officer

GARY | A West Side Leadership Academy student was arrested last week after pushing a school resource officer. 

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Gary dumps trash collector

GARY | In January 2013, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said the city was counting on Waste Management, its new trash collector, "to elevate the tr…

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State closely monitoring Toll Road operator bankruptcy

State closely monitoring Toll Road operator bankruptcy

INDIANAPOLIS | The state official overseeing the Indiana Toll Road lease assured Hoosier lawmakers Tuesday that the private operator's bankrup…

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Charter Fitness poised take over Stardust Bowl site

HAMMOND | The vacant Stardust Bowl on Columbia Avenue has a new owner.

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Illinois man charged in Munster armed robberies

MUNSTER | An Illinois man is accused of being involved in two separate armed robberies at an area T-Mobile store where more than $115,000 wort…

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Local scholars to vie for $2.5M in tuition aid

Several local students are among more than 1,600 black high school seniors across the country who have been designated semifinalists in the 51…

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Valparaiso police investigate suspicious incident at school bus stop

VALPARAISO | Police here are investigating an incident reported Monday morning at a school bus stop.

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Europe, Syria drag on global stock markets

Europe, Syria drag on global stock markets

NEW YORK | Grim economic news from Europe and airstrikes in Syria rattled global stocks Tuesday.

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Valpo plans 3 percent raises for employees in 2015

VALPARAISO | The 2015 budget and salaries ordinances were introduced at Monday's council meeting calling for 3 percent raises for all employee…

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Woman reports man was staring through bedroom window

SOUTH HAVEN | A South Haven woman saw a man standing outside her bedroom window for the third time Tuesday morning.

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Chicago mayor wants Illinois to reform drug laws

CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday asked state legislators to make possession of less than 1 gram of any controlled substance a m…

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Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life prison term in NY

Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life prison term in NY

NEW YORK | Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after …

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Great Lakes steel production dips by 2,000 tons

Raw steel production in the country's Great Lakes region ticked down to 687,000 tons, while the overall domestic industry rose slightly last week.

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Former NWI Forum, NIPSCO chief will head energy group

Former NWI Forum, NIPSCO chief will head energy group

Former Northwest Indiana Forum CEO Mark Maassel has been appointed president of the Indiana Energy Association, the trade group for the state'…

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Portage city officials can't find bond paper work needed for project

PORTAGE | The city was all ready to complete work in the Austin Hills subdivision left undone by the developer, but can't find a piece of pape…

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Porter County crime briefs

Valparaiso man charged with public indecency

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Workshop guides new QuickBooks users

VALPARAISO | The Northwest ISBDC and Anna Sheets of Accounting Made Simple are offering a QuickBooks Essentials workshop from 9 a.m. to noon F…

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WHO: 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changes

WHO: 21,000 Ebola cases by November if no changes

LONDON (AP) — New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to …

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Kris Jenner files to divorce Bruce Jenner

Kris Jenner files to divorce Bruce Jenner

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kris Jenner is ending her 22-year year marriage to Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner.

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They Target teamwork

They Target teamwork

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Cunningham authors another book

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Cunningham authors another book

Carson Cunningham has never hid his love of history and sports.

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