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Today in History: Oct. 31, 1914

Up to noon today, people acting upon the exclusive information given by The Times Oct. 16 have invested $1,300 in 10- and 25-ride books of rai…

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4 days until election

4 days until election

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4 days until election

4 days until election

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Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“General Grant is a copious worker, and fighter, but a very meager writer, or telegrapher.” - Abraham Lincoln, July 27, 1863

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Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

On government in time of war: “In using the strong hand, as now compelled to do, the government has a difficult duty to perform. At the very b…

October 30, 2014 12:05 am

Today in History: Oct. 30, 1914

Special editions of newspapers carried the announcement that Turkey has entered the war against Russia. Two Russian steamers have been sunk by…

October 30, 2014 12:00 am

5 days until election

5 days until election

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October 30, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 29, 1914

The board of health late today announced that the people of Hammond have a new reason to be alarmed over the menace of smallpox. Four cases of…

October 29, 2014 12:00 am

6 days until election

6 days until election

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October 29, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“I am a patient man — always willing to forgive on the Christian terms of repentance; and also to give ample time for repentance.” - Abraham L…

October 29, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 28, 1914

German forces attempted a violent night attack in the vicinity of Craonne, France, last night, only to be repulsed with heavy losses.

October 28, 2014 12:00 am

7 days until election

7 days until election

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October 28, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.” - …

October 28, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 27, 1914

Grosvenor Dawe of Washington D. C. and founder of The Nation's Business will address the businessmen of Hammond tonight. Dawe gave a geography…

October 27, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“Remember in the depth and even the agony of despondency, that very shortly you are to feel well again.” - Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 13, 1842

October 27, 2014 12:00 am

8 days until election

8 days until election

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October 27, 2014 12:00 am

Challenge is on to replace aging poll workers

Challenge is on to replace aging poll workers

Sundae Schoon said she and other Porter County election officials are having their toughest year yet finding the nearly 700 workers needed to …

October 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Today in History: Oct. 26, 1914

Farmers and merchants are happy cold weather is here. Farmers needed to keep the corn from rotting and merchants enjoyed a 30 percent increase…

October 26, 2014 12:00 am

BOOK EXCERPT: A just pardon from Lincoln

BOOK EXCERPT:  A just pardon from Lincoln

Editor's note: This is the eighth in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

October 26, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“If they think they are able to slander a woman into loving them, or a man into voting with them, they will learn better presently.” - Abraham…

October 26, 2014 12:00 am

9 days until election

9 days until election

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October 26, 2014 12:00 am

A stroll down memory lane

A stroll down memory lane

Send your historic photos to doug.ross@nwi.com. And share your memories at the NWI Opinion page on Facebook or send your letter to letters@nwi…

October 26, 2014 12:00 am

10 days until election

10 days until election

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October 25, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 24, 1914

Because of the spread of smallpox, Robertsdale churches have been ordered closed and the Reid-Murdoc Co. has displayed placards stating: "You …

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“As plain as the adding up of the weights of three small hogs.” - Abraham Lincoln, Sept. 8, 1856

October 24, 2014 12:00 am

11 days until election

11 days until election

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October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 23, 1914

Germans Withdraw Advanced Line: German headquarters were forced to move by the Allies.

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

12 days until election

12 days until election

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October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“Both [sides in the war] read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.” - Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1865

October 23, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 22, 1914

Roy J. Beebe of Lowell acted as Col. Roosevelt's chauffeur from Gary to Chicago. At the LaSalle Hotel in Chicago, the colonel pressed a $10 bi…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

13 days until election

13 days until election

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October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“I have endured a great deal of ridicule without much malice; and have received a great deal of kindness, not quite free from ridicule. I am u…

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 21, 1914

Whiting still remains in quarantine as the result of the smallpox epidemic. The Oil City now has 21 cases of the dreaded disease.

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“Blood cannot restore blood, and government should not act for revenge.” - Abraham Lincoln, May 17, 1864.

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

14 days until election

14 days until election

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October 21, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 20, 1914

Former President Theodore Roosevelt greeted by big crowds in trip through northern Lake County yesterday, seen by many thousands.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

15 days until election

15 days until election

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October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“I am responsible … to the American people, to the Christian world, to history, and on my final account to God.” - Abraham Lincoln, April 18, 1864.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Few cases make it to Indiana Supreme Court

Few cases make it to Indiana Supreme Court

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court is the pinnacle of a state court system that in any given year handles some 1.6 million cases filed i…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Today in History: Oct. 19, 1914

Eight new cases of smallpox are reported in Whiting since Saturday, making 15 in all. One new case is reported in Hobart, one in Robertsdale a…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

BOOK EXCERPT: The death of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney

BOOK EXCERPT: The death of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney

Editor's note: This is the seventh in a series of excerpts from the new book, "On Lincoln's Side."

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“Ere long the most valuable of all arts will be the art of deriving a comfortable subsistence from the smallest area of soil.” - Abraham Linco…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

16 days until election

16 days until election

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October 19, 2014 12:00 am

A stroll down memory lane

A stroll down memory lane

Send your historic photos to doug.ross@nwi.com. And share your memories at the NWI Opinion page on Facebook or send your letter to letters@nwi…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 17, 1914

Ex-president Roosevelt, chieftain of the Progressives, will make stops in Whiting, East Chicago, Indiana Harbor, at Gibson YMCA for lunch, on …

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“Suspicion and jealousy never did help any man in any situation.” - Abraham Lincoln, July 10, 1848.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 16, 1914

Bang! Just like that, fares go up to Chicago. The first of November new commutation ticket tariffs between Hammond and Chicago will go up to 50 cents.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another; but let him labor diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring…

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 15, 1914

Germans Forced Back By Allies: Paris is optimistic over the success of the Franco-Belgium-British campaign in the northwest.

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“Public opinion is founded, to a great extent, on a property basis. What lessens the value of property is opposed, what enhances its value is …

October 15, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 14, 1914

BEANEATERS 1914 Champions: The Boston Braves won the world championship, defeating the Athletics 3 to 1 and in an unprecedented feat, winning …

October 14, 2014 12:00 am
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