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EDITORIAL: We endorse Covaciu for Lake County assessor

EDITORIAL: We endorse Covaciu for Lake County assessor

The Lake County assessor's race pits the incumbent, Republican Jolie Covaciu, against Democrat Jerome Prince, a current Lake County Council member.

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EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Lan-Oak park referendum

EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Lan-Oak park referendum

If you're scratching your head while reading the Lan-Oak Park District referendum on the ballot, you aren't alone. The obtuse wording boils do…

October 30, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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GUEST EDITORIAL: House, Senate should consider same ethics rule

Hoosiers have an inherent sense of right and wrong, even if they are legislators at the Statehouse.

October 30, 2014 12:05 am

EDITORIAL: We endorse Buncich for Lake County sheriff

EDITORIAL: We endorse Buncich for Lake County sheriff

Lake County voters will choose between Democrat John Buncich, the incumbent sheriff, or Republican Dan Bursac on Tuesday.

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EDITORIAL: We endorse Brickner for Porter County sheriff

EDITORIAL: We endorse Brickner for Porter County sheriff

Porter County voters have two great choices in the Porter County sheriff's race.

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EDITORIAL: We pick Gensel for Porter County prosecutor

EDITORIAL: We pick Gensel for Porter County prosecutor

Porter County voters face a clear choice in the prosecutor's race. They can back a proven professional, or they can support a newcomer with a …

October 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Our pick for Porter County Council

EDITORIAL: Our pick for Porter County Council

Republican Mike Jessen and Democrat Don Ensign are competing for an open seat in the Porter County Council 4th District race.

October 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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A failing grade

October 25, 2014 12:00 am

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Ebola patients require special hospitals

October 25, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: An antidote for Ebola overload

By now, the sight of workers in hazmat suits and the magnified image of the Ebola virus are parts of our daily lives.

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: We endorse Good for Porter commissioner

EDITORIAL: We endorse Good for Porter commissioner

Porter County voters have an opportunity to send a message to county government that it's time for change. That opportunity is the Porter Coun…

October 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST EDITORIAL: Penny-pinching at DCS keeps money from kids

Nearly a decade has passed since Gov. Mitch Daniels created the Department of Child Services to protect children from abuse and neglect. It wa…

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Advancing the conversation about end of life

It should come as no surprise that legislation passed in 2013 by the Indiana General Assembly intended to better ensure that end-of-life wishe…

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: We endorse Visclosky for U.S. House

EDITORIAL: We endorse Visclosky for U.S. House

In the race for U.S. House of Representatives, District 1, the voters' choice should be easy. Ours was. Incumbent Pete Visclosky, a Democrat, …

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Supreme Court sides with equality for all

October 18, 2014 12:00 am

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Get the facts, fight to recover

October 18, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Public wins in decision on death records

The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that causes of death are public records and must be available at county levels.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Fighting diseases is a global effort

EDITORIAL: Fighting diseases is a global effort

The two main responses to Ebola cases developing in the United States has been either to scream, "Run for your lives!" or to say it's nothing …

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Illiana Expressway must be built

EDITORIAL: Illiana Expressway must be built

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission is holding hearings this month on the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan. It should be eas…

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: ValPLAYso effort builds community spirit

EDITORIAL: ValPLAYso effort builds community spirit

Thousands of volunteers built a new playground in Valparaiso in a week, but that was just a part of what their effort built.

October 14, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Prevention best medicine for BMV

If confession is indeed good for the soul, then the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles should be feeling a little better. But fixing the system …

October 13, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana roads, bridges hit funding potholes

EDITORIAL: Indiana roads, bridges hit funding potholes

Indiana has a long way to go to bring its roads and bridges up to shape, the Indiana Department of Transportation says. Anyone who has driven …

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

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Public protections

October 11, 2014 12:00 am

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Helping our neighbors who must rebuild from the ashes

October 11, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Staring match over Hoosier State line

GUEST EDITORIAL: Staring match over Hoosier State line

As if the future wasn't confusing enough over saving the Hoosier State — the Amtrak passenger rail line that runs between Indianapolis and Chi…

October 09, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Keep smoke detectors working for you

GUEST EDITORIAL: Keep smoke detectors working for you

What if there was an invention that had your back when it comes to fires in your home?

October 08, 2014 11:57 pm

EDITORIAL: Agency's board needs watchdogs, not lapdogs

EDITORIAL: Agency's board needs watchdogs, not lapdogs

The Lake County Solid Waste Management District is an agency in crisis. Steps must be taken now to prevent that from happening again.

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Dial-A-Ride driving bus discussion

EDITORIAL: Dial-A-Ride driving bus discussion

North Township Trustee Frank Mrvan was wise to contract with Prompt Ambulance to privatize the scheduling for the township's Dial-A-Ride servi…

October 07, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Nights around table build families

EDITORIAL: Nights around table build families

It might sound odd, but the dinner table could be one of the best tools in fighting drug abuse and a number of other societal problems.

October 06, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana should consider land-based casinos

Indiana's casino industry is weakening and needs help from the state government to shore it up.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am

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Purdue murder and stiffer sentences

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

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Get involved politically

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: End hysteria over vaccinations

GUEST EDITORIAL: End hysteria over vaccinations

In spite of an overwhelming endorsement from medical experts, some folks are still skeptical about the flu vaccine.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Plan for air traffic control disasters

EDITORIAL: Plan for air traffic control disasters

It was good having President Barack Obama visit Gary/Chicago International Airport, but it would have been far better if the reason could not …

October 02, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Consolidate E-911 merger efforts

EDITORIAL: Consolidate E-911 merger efforts

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller's office has offered good legal advice, finally, on the proposed bifurcated consolidation of Lake County…

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GUEST EDITORIAL: Forest Service must not fight news media

GUEST EDITORIAL: Forest Service must not fight news media

The U.S. Forest Service was lampooned after flirting with an assault on the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. And, though a hailstorm …

September 30, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Anchor's cancer struggle hits home

GUEST EDITORIAL: Anchor's cancer struggle hits home

As WCIA-TV evening news anchor Dave Benton shared his own devastating health news with viewers across central Illinois recently, he made it a …

September 29, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Lincoln history flourishes in Fort Wayne, despite museum closure

GUEST EDITORIAL: Lincoln history flourishes in Fort Wayne, despite museum closure

More than six years after its Lincoln Museum closed, Fort Wayne's interest in the 16th president shows no signs of waning. The continuing fasc…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Illinois taxpayers shouldn't pick up tab for dual residences of statewide officials

GUEST EDITORIAL: Illinois taxpayers shouldn't pick up tab for dual residences of statewide officials

Chicago has a lot over Springfield — more people, more shopping, the new David Bowie art display and better pizza.

September 26, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Victims of domestic violence need help, not new barriers

In a strange, somewhat sick way, the huge scandal that's engulfed the National Football League with release of a graphic video of one of the l…

September 25, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Negative gubernatorial campaign nixes honest discussion of important issues

The two major Illinois gubernatorial candidates don't have much nice to say about each other.

September 24, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: State should rethink private, home schools

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz offered lawmakers two budget proposals for the next biennium: increase overall school funding and offer free …

September 23, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Shame on rebel alliance for fighting merger

EDITORIAL: Shame on rebel alliance for fighting merger

Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville threaten to cost Lake County $2.6 million a year by stubbornly refusing to join the Lake County E-911 co…

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

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Why Indy must invest in early childhood education

September 20, 2014 12:00 am

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Missed chance at football rivalry

September 20, 2014 12:00 am

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Missed chance at football rivalry

September 20, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIAL: Long-term solution needed for small schools

One of the state's smallest school corporations needs to think big if it's to act in the best interest of its students and taxpayers.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
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