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Know sex trafficking when you see it

EL PASO, Texas | The world of sex-trafficking is complicated and complex, yet the solution may be as simple as education.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Cash-strapped Hamas turns to e-bullets

Cash-strapped Hamas turns to e-bullets

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | In a long hallway that looks more like a videogame arcade than a military base, Hamas security forces are holding targ…

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Cash-strapped Hamas turns to e-bullets

Cash-strapped Hamas turns to e-bullets

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | In a long hallway that looks more like a videogame arcade than a military base, Hamas security forces are holding targ…

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

New generation preparing to fight for America's future

New generation preparing to fight for America's future

INDIANAPOLIS | The future of America depends on "millennials" — people born after 1980 — working together to undo the damage wrought by baby b…

April 12, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

BERLIN | It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight …

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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German store embarrassed by Hitler portrait cups

German store embarrassed by Hitler portrait cups

BERLIN (AP) | A small German furniture store chain says it inadvertently ordered 5,000 coffee cups bearing a faint portrait of Adolf Hitler fr…

April 10, 2014 11:56 am

Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

The rains have created a small, watery refuge for a dozen visitors on a portion of farmland next to the Kankakee Sands restoration project in …

April 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Note to candidates

If you're a candidate for public office in Lake or Porter County and haven't received a letter about The Times' questionnaire, please contact …

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

Winter, age add stress to water pipes

Winter, age add stress to water pipes

This winter's bitter cold has utility companies worried about aging pipes throughout Northwest Indiana, and more issues could surface as the g…

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dating is not what it used to be

Dating is not what it used to be

Valparaiso University freshman John MacNeil said he and his girlfriend already considered themselves a couple before they went out alone on th…

March 22, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Hospitals adjust to quality measure incentives

Hospitals adjust to quality measure incentives

A component of the Affordable Care Act is forcing a philosophical shift on how health care and hospital stays are viewed, with Medicare reimbu…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

E-cigarettes largely unregulated

E-cigarettes largely unregulated

Tucked behind a shopping plaza on a quieter stretch of U.S. 41 in St. John, a small shop is part of the booming industry of electronic cigarettes.

March 08, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Gary schools add credit recovery program

Gary schools add credit recovery program

Gary Community School Corp. is the latest district to implement an online credit recovery program to improve its graduation rate.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Playgrounds much more than swings, slides today

Playgrounds much more than swings, slides today

ValPlayso: The Next Generation is not your grandfather's playground.

February 22, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Shafer's 22-year NIRPC run comes to an end

Shafer's 22-year NIRPC run comes to an end

When Dave Shafer was appointed to the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission in 1992, people were talking about traffic congestion …

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The Times Editorial Board agenda for 2014

The Times Editorial Board agenda for 2014

Have you ever wondered about the editorials you see Sunday through Friday on the Opinion page? We'd like to tell you who we are and what our a…

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Weather affects food assistance agencies

Weather affects food assistance agencies

The extreme weather has created difficulties in obtaining food for area residents in need.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Toddlers love selfies: Parenting for techies

Toddlers love selfies: Parenting for techies

LOS ANGELES | Every so often, Brandi Koskie finds dozens of photos of her 3-year-old daughter, Paisley, on her iPhone — but they aren't ones K…

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Stats show Indiana sinks at health

Stats show Indiana sinks at health

When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.

January 25, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Sound off on the South Shore line

Sound off on the South Shore line

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly convened Jan. 6 and is scheduled to meet until March 14.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Six months after miracle rescue, Mount Baldy's fate still uncertain

Six months after miracle rescue, Mount Baldy's fate still uncertain

It has been six months since little Nathan Woessner was rescued from beneath the sands of Mount Baldy, but the story isn't forgotten. Nor is it over.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Officials call on Indiana Legislature to fix broken Lake tax break

Officials call on Indiana Legislature to fix broken Lake tax break

CROWN POINT | Lake County is home to a well-meaning, but poorly worded, tax break meant to help its poorest homeowners but enriches their more…

January 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Meet your 2014 NWI legislative delegation

Meet your 2014 NWI legislative delegation

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly convenes Monday and is scheduled to meet until March 14.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Introducing The Times 2014 Editorial Advisory Board

Introducing The Times 2014 Editorial Advisory Board

Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. They have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regiona…

January 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Introducing The Times 2014 Editorial Advisory Board

Introducing The Times 2014 Editorial Advisory Board

Today, we introduce new members of The Times Editorial Advisory Board. They have agreed to share their opinions on issues of local and regiona…

January 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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How to contact your federal representatives

How to contact your federal representatives

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Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Employees of Metro Recycling monitor scrap metal deliveries nonstop on more than a half dozen computer screens mounted in the company's Griffi…

December 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Steelmakers fighting to keep dominant grip on automotive market

Steelmakers fighting to keep dominant grip on automotive market

Steelmakers are designing new lightweight car parts so that car makers won't come up with designs that involve aluminum.

December 22, 2013 12:13 am Photos

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Who should fight America's wars?

Who should fight America's wars?

A retired U.S. Army colonel, who grew up in Lake County, believes America’s perpetual wars for an ever elusive peace in the post-Vietnam era a…

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Illiana Expressway FAQ

Illiana Expressway FAQ

On Thursday, the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission will hold a crucial vote on the Illiana Expressway.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Teachers frustrated with contract bargaining process

Teachers frustrated with contract bargaining process

It's been two years since Senate Bill 575 passed in 2011, a piece of legislation that sparked protests from teachers across Indiana.

November 30, 2013 10:00 pm

Drug overdose deaths continue to plague region

Drug overdose deaths continue to plague region

Just outside downtown Valparaiso, Steve sits in the living room of the Respite House and names more than a handful of his close friends and ac…

November 23, 2013 10:15 pm Photos

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