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July 29, 2014 12:00 am

MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

Nine chiefs of police in eight years. It's not exactly a mark of stability.

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GUEST COMMENTARY: The truth about ‘fair share’ in property taxes

As the Legislature’s Blue Ribbon Commission looks at the state’s taxes this summer, invariably there will be talk of business needing to pay i…

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William Nangle

WILLIAM NANGLE: Stahura makes things happen in Whiting

WILLIAM NANGLE: Stahura makes things happen in Whiting

Editor's note: This is the second in a series of periodic interviews with individuals providing leadership in Northwest Indiana.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

WILLIAM NANGLE: Man of many hats, Costas leads Valpo to new heights

WILLIAM NANGLE: Man of many hats, Costas leads Valpo to new heights

Jon Costas is a man of many titles. Among them, Valparaiso mayor, musician, lawyer, athlete, church deacon, restaurateur and family man.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Doug Ross

DOUG ROSS: Sending signals to the light of her life

DOUG ROSS: Sending signals to the light of her life

Mandy Courter and about 15 of her friends and family went to the beach in Beverly Shores last weekend to lift her spirits. Or rather, they wen…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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DOUG ROSS: Lessons on life from beyond the grave

DOUG ROSS: Lessons on life from beyond the grave

My mother-in-law's July 11 death reinforced a few of my notions about life.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Marc Chase

MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

Nine chiefs of police in eight years. It's not exactly a mark of stability.

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MARC CHASE: Giving spirit survives senseless, preventable tragedy

MARC CHASE: Giving spirit survives senseless, preventable tragedy

God might give us only what we can handle, but that doesn't mean the Lake County justice system should up the ante.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Rich James

RICH JAMES: Committee rolling dice on casinos' future

RICH JAMES: Committee rolling dice on casinos' future

The greatest sign I’ve ever seen hanging in a politician’s office said, “God so loved the world that he didn’t send a committee.”

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

RICH JAMES: Slager uses franking privilege to push election bid

RICH JAMES: Slager uses franking privilege to push election bid

If you live in the greater St. John Township area, you likely got a slick brochure in the mail the other day from state Rep. Hal Slager, a Sch…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Brian Howey

BRIAN HOWEY: Rising up to meet Putin's thuggery

BRIAN HOWEY: Rising up to meet Putin's thuggery

Any illusions I had about the progressive nature of the Vladimir Putin’s Russian regime quickly dissipated when I returned to my Moscow Grand …

July 24, 2014 12:10 pm

BRIAN HOWEY: A comeback saga for ‘LeBron Bayh?'

BRIAN HOWEY: A comeback saga for ‘LeBron Bayh?'

INDIANAPOLIS | This could be the saga of “LeBron Bayh.”

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
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