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10 days until election

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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

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

Election Day, Nov. 4, is approaching rapidly. Before you cast your ballot, visit nwi.com/politics to read about the races, study candidates' r…

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

Election Day, Nov. 4, is approaching rapidly. Before you cast your ballot, visit nwi.com/politics to read about the races, study candidates' r…

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

Election Day, Nov. 4, is approaching rapidly. Before you cast your ballot, visit nwi.com/politics to read about the races, study candidates' r…

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

Election Day, Nov. 4, is approaching rapidly. Before you cast your ballot, visit nwi.com/politics to read about the races, study candidates' r…

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

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“The presidency, even to the most experienced politicians, is no bed of roses. …” - Abraham Lincoln, July 25, 1850.

October 14, 2014 12:00 am

Note to candidates

Note to candidates

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October 13, 2014 3:54 pm

Today in History: Oct. 13, 1914

East Chicago's beautiful, new First Congregational Church was dedicated Sunday.

October 13, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“I bring to the work [of president] an honest heart; I dare not tell you that I bring a head sufficient for it.” - Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 22, 1861.

October 13, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County sees few expungements in first year of revamped laws

CROWN POINT | More than a year after Indiana revamped its expungement laws, fewer than 60 people prosecuted in Lake County have taken advantag…

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 12, 1914

Two German aeroplanes circled Paris early this morning and dropped several bombs, none of which exploded.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Share your experiences during war on terror

Share your experiences during war on terror

Did you or a member of your family serve in the military as a civilian contractor during the war on terror — in Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere…

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

BOOK EXCERPT: The Soldier Vote

BOOK EXCERPT: The Soldier Vote

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

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Note to candidates

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October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“It is bad to be poor. I shall go to the wall for bread and meat, if I neglect my business this year as well as last.” - Abraham Lincoln, Sept…

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“A measure made expedient by a war is no precedent for times of peace.” - Abraham Lincoln, Dec. 31, 1862.

October 10, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 10, 1914

Best floats in last night's parade and scores of others to take part in peace demonstration tomorrow in Hammond.

October 10, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

Announcing plans to issue the Emancipation Proclamation: “Shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free …” - Abraham Lincoln

October 09, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 9, 1914

Hammond is enjoying the biggest "jam" in its history. If war was declared, it would cause no more excitement. The Fall Festival brought over 6…

October 09, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“I cannot enter the ring on the money basis — first, because, in the main, it is wrong; and secondly, I have not, and cannot get, the money.” …

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 8, 1914

An ad states: While at the Fall Festival, drink Muhlhauser export beer, made by Hammond Brewing Co.

October 08, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

“As a general rule, I abstain from reading the reports of attacks upon myself, wishing not to be provoked by that to which I cannot properly o…

October 07, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 7, 1914

Local Democrats today heard that Vice President Thomas Marshall will deliver a campaign speech in Gary during the last week of October. Ex-Pre…

October 07, 2014 12:00 am

Abraham Lincoln said:

Abraham Lincoln said:

On politicians: “A set of men … at least one long step removed from honest men. I say this with the greater freedom because, being a politicia…

October 06, 2014 12:00 am

Today in History: Oct. 6, 1914

During Hammond Merchants' Fall Festival, an aeroplane will fly over Kenwood and drop thousands of numbered tickets with coupons attached. Tick…

October 06, 2014 12:00 am

Share your experiences during war on terror

Share your experiences during war on terror

Did you or a member of your family serve in the military as a civilian contractor during the war on terror — in Iraq, Afghanistan or elsewhere…

October 05, 2014 12:00 am
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