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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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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

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

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

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Public protections

October 11, 2014 12:00 am

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

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

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Purdue murder and stiffer sentences

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

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…

October 01, 2014 12:00 am Related

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

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Why Indy must invest in early childhood education

September 20, 2014 12:00 am

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

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

EDITORIAL: Lake County blowing through surplus

EDITORIAL: Lake County blowing through surplus

Let's get this straight. The Lake County Council approved a big 1.5 percent local income tax and the county still says it doesn't have enough …

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Keep funding NWI's game-changer

EDITORIAL: Keep funding NWI's game-changer

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority is bringing about a transformation of the region. This process must continue at full speed.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Lay groundwork before hiring solid waste boss

EDITORIAL: Lay groundwork before hiring solid waste boss

As the Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board prepares to hire a new director, it should focus not just on reducing costs but also …

September 16, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Walks tell crime to take a hike

EDITORIAL: Walks tell crime to take a hike

East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker and other officers are knocking on doors to talk to residents about their concerns.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: A textbook example of tax relief

EDITORIAL: A textbook example of tax relief

Indiana is one of just nine states that allow school districts to charge textbook fees to students. Superintendent of Public Instruction Glend…

September 12, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Never forget attacks, never forget troops

EDITORIAL: Never forget attacks, never forget troops

Thirteen years ago today, the world was transfixed and transformed by the hijacked jetliners that crashed into the Twin Towers in New York Cit…

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EDITORIAL: Close email loophole in Open Door Law

EDITORIAL: Close email loophole in Open Door Law

If there's one good thing about the feud between Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz and the State Board of Education, it…

September 10, 2014 12:00 am Related

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Ukraine invasion reminds West that NATO still needed

September 09, 2014 1:04 pm

EDITORIAL: Encourage increased voter turnout

EDITORIAL: Encourage increased voter turnout

Increasing voter turnout is vital to promoting a healthy democracy and building support for the democratic process.

September 09, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Cooperation will boost economic development

EDITORIAL: Cooperation will boost economic development

We have seen some economic progress in the region but we must ensure it continues.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Help South Shore build future for NWI

EDITORIAL: Help South Shore build future for NWI

Hammond, East Chicago and Cedar Lake need to step up to the plate for funding the South Shore extension.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Long-term forecast gets cold shoulder

September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Good people stop bullying

September 06, 2014 12:00 am
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