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More than 100 in Valparaiso protest GMOs

More than 100 in Valparaiso protest GMOs

Kayla Doyle, 10, holds a sign Saturday during the March Against Monsanto held on the courthouse square in Valparaiso. Doyle, of Valparaiso, joined more than 100 other marchers hoping bring attention to genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, and efforts to label them in the food supply.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am
More than 100 in Valparaiso protest GMOs

More than 100 in Valparaiso protest GMOs

More than 100 people, including many children, march Saturday through downtown Valparaiso during the March Against Monsanto. The local march, held in conjunction with similar marches across the world, was designed to bring attention to the dangers of genetically modified organisms.

October 12, 2013 8:30 pm
Exhibition focuses on effects of climate change

Exhibition focuses on effects of climate change

The effects of plastics on wildlife, deforestation and large-scale damming are some of the issues addressed in the exhibition "Climate of Uncertainty," which goes on display at the DePaul Art Museum Jan. 10.

February 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Exhibition focuses on effects of climate change

Exhibition focuses on effects of climate change

The effects of plastics on wildlife, deforestation and large-scale damming are some of the issues addressed in the exhibition “Climate of Uncertainty,” which goes on display at the DePaul Art Museum Jan. 10.

January 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Consider keeping these resolutions this year

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Consider keeping these resolutions this year

It’s time again to make New Year’s resolutions. Endeavor to live a healthier lifestyle, spend more time with family and friends, be more in control of finances, or perhaps start your own business. All are worthy and (hopefully) attainable goals, but here are a few others that should make you…

January 06, 2013 12:00 am
Rep. Jackson urges Cal City residents to get involved

Rep. Jackson urges Cal City residents to get involved

CALUMET CITY | One of the perks of being the son of famed civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson is having the chance to meet every U.S. president since Richard Nixon.

February 11, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Read Dunes home placed on National Register of Historic Places

Read Dunes home placed on National Register of Historic Places

CHESTERTON | The home that local environmental pioneer Herb Read built for his parents in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

December 14, 2011 1:00 pm Photos

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Book editors want NWI to embrace change

CROWN POINT | A book that calls for appreciating Northwest Indiana and getting involved in the community was at the heart of a town hall meeting Tuesday at a Crown Point church.

September 20, 2011 9:00 pm
Cop's anti-bullying idea leads to D.C. trip for 2 women from region

Cop's anti-bullying idea leads to D.C. trip for 2 women from region

ST. JOHN | What started as a lecture to two bickering boys outside a Chicago grade school has launched into a national anti-bullying campaign that will bring two local women to the White House next week.

September 16, 2011 9:15 pm Photos

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Community service projects unveiled

Community service projects unveiled

Yunoka Berry, a Wirt Emerson Visual and Performing Arts student, is featured in her video, Collecting for Rebuilding, during her presentation in Raintree Hall auditorium at Indiana University Northwest in Gary. Berry was one of 17 Gary High School seniors who presented their work for the Bar…

March 25, 2011 7:45 pm
Community service projects unveiled

Community service projects unveiled

Yunoka Berry, a student from Wirt Emerson School for Visual and Performing Arts, acknowledges applause Friday in the Raintree Hall auditorium at Indiana University Northwest in Gary. She was one of 17 Gary high school seniors who presented their work for the community service and activism pr…

March 25, 2011 7:45 pm
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