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October 21, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Fund infrastructure work with NEED Act

GUEST COMMENTARY: Fund infrastructure work with NEED Act

The Oct. 12 editorial calls for road and bridge repair with perhaps a 5-cent state gas tax increase.

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

TONY LUX: Make statement for public schools at polls

Public school supporters have an opportunity to make a statement at the November midterm elections in Indiana.

October 22, 2014 12:05 am

William Nangle

WILLIAM NANGLE: Stop bickering, commit to region's future

WILLIAM NANGLE: Stop bickering, commit to region's future

Controversy has long been a common trait in Northwest Indiana.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI needs regional economic development plan

WILLIAM NANGLE: NWI needs regional economic development plan

Over and over and over again, IEDC President Eric Doden stressed the importance of working as a region to foster economic growth.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Doug Ross

DOUG ROSS: RDA renewal could get South Shore rolling

DOUG ROSS: RDA renewal could get South Shore rolling

With the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority up for reauthorization next year by the Indiana General Assembly, the South Shore ex…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

DOUG ROSS: Another civil rights wave reaches its crest

DOUG ROSS: Another civil rights wave reaches its crest

Monday was one of those rare days when you realize U.S. history has just been made.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Marc Chase

MARC CHASE: Inmates running asylum of Lake County government?

MARC CHASE: Inmates running asylum of Lake County government?

If you're running a company and discover a job applicant has a past conviction for fraudulently taking 184 prescription narcotic doses from a …

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

MARC CHASE: Government offices or probationary halfway houses?

MARC CHASE: Government offices or probationary halfway houses?

Lake County's local government offices often become bastions of second chances, and they're not always the good kind.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Rich James

RICH JAMES: It doesn't take courage to ignore a problem

RICH JAMES: It doesn't take courage to ignore a problem

Indiana has more than $2 billion in the bank, and its roads and bridges are crumbling at an ever-increasing rate.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

RICH JAMES: McDermott disappoints on South Shore

RICH JAMES: McDermott disappoints on South Shore

Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott has jumped off the South Shore just as the train was leaving the station.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

Brian Howey

BRIAN HOWEY: Coats eyes teetering Baghdad, harsh realities

BRIAN HOWEY: Coats eyes teetering Baghdad, harsh realities

It was a simple but troubling question for U.S. Sen. Dan Coats. “Could Baghdad fall to ISIS?”

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

BRIAN HOWEY: Gay marriage, wedge issues and money spigots

BRIAN HOWEY: Gay marriage, wedge issues and money spigots

To quote singer Carole King, we’ve felt the earth move under our feet. For the proponents of the constitutional marriage amendment, the new fe…

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
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