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5 features an Amazon phone might offer

NEW YORK | A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.

April 18, 2014 5:19 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Technology changing lifestyles, labor markets

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Technology changing lifestyles, labor markets

Have you ever visited Tomorrowland? It was one of the original park attractions when Disneyland opened in 1955. Walt Disney described it as a place to view “wondrous ideas ... a step into the future with predictions of constructed things to come.”

February 09, 2014 12:00 am
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December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Merrillville factory closing, laying off 27 employees

MERRILLVILLE | Amazon, Zappos and Overstock.com ate away for years at the Panel Processing Inc.'s bread-and-butter business, which was making paneling and fixtures for retail stores.

November 05, 2013 12:00 pm
Retirement Blues Drama as a Fully-Realized King Lear Emerges in Gary

Retirement Blues Drama as a Fully-Realized King Lear Emerges in Gary

One of the many things that people in class got wound up about was Marc Antony's speech in Julius Caesar by Shakespeare, which Dr. Roach dissected on a rhetorical basis.

August 20, 2013 9:30 am Photos

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August 09, 2013 12:00 am
Parents struggle to find gender-neutral toys

Parents struggle to find gender-neutral toys

Parents who hope to expose their children to different kinds of play, like science sets for girls and dolls for boys, for example, can find themselves stymied by a toy industry that can seem stuck in the past when it comes to gender roles.

December 27, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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SHELF LIFE: The Minimalists explore simplicity as lifestyle

There’s an old joke about how a millionaire on vacation in Mexico tries to convince a fisherman that he should start a business selling his fish, work 60 to 70 hours a week running it, make tons of money and then he can do anything in the world he wants.

December 09, 2012 12:00 am
Go for charitable 'adoption' as holiday gift

Go for charitable 'adoption' as holiday gift

Buy a sheep, "adopt" a soldier or name a piece of rainforest.

November 07, 2012 9:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, August 2nd

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, August 2nd

Introducing a Lollapalooza Chicago weekend including filmmaker Michael Moore hosting superstar Kristen Bell and other luminaries at the 8th annual Traverse City FF and Michael Jackson's family plans a birthday party in Gary, Indiana.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine.

August 01, 2012 8:15 am
New Products for Thursday, March 22, 2012

New Products for Thursday, March 22, 2012

Digging in

March 21, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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New Products for Thursday, March 15, 2012

New Products for Thursday, March 15, 2012

Feeling green

March 14, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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DII's new Valentine Be Mine Glass Beaded Coaster Set from Amazon.com

DII's new Valentine Be Mine Glass Beaded Coaster Set from Amazon.com

DII's new Valentine Be Mine Glass Beaded Coaster Set is a perfect gift for anytime during the year. These 4-inch glass beaded coasters come tied with a satin ribbon and the weight of the glass beads assure they won't slide on surfaces. They sell for $14 at Amazon.com.  

March 07, 2012 6:30 pm
New Products for Thursday, March 8, 2012

New Products for Thursday, March 8, 2012

Coasting

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Study: Failure to collect online sales tax costs Indiana $77 million a year

INDIANAPOLIS | With the holiday shopping season set to kick off this week, a new study finds Indiana loses an estimated $77 million a year by not collecting sales taxes for online purchases.

November 22, 2011 1:45 pm
Angela Ramos: "I'm a Best Selling Author!"

Angela Ramos: "I'm a Best Selling Author!"

CROWN POINT | Crown Point's Inspiration Fitness Owner Angela Ramos is all smiles this week. And why wouldn't she as her book '3 Steps to Your Best Body in Record Time,' which she coauthored with fitness experts all over the country, hit #80 on Amazon on its official release yesterday.

July 15, 2011 9:50 am

Online sales tax could go national

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois' online sales tax law soon may go national.

April 28, 2011 7:00 pm

Online affiliates threaten to jump ship over 'Amazon tax'

SPRINGFIELD | Online affiliate marketers such as CouponCabin and Fat Wallet are threatening to move out of Illinois if Gov. Pat Quinn signs a measure requiring major online retailers to collect the state's 6.25 percent sales tax from customers.

March 04, 2011 11:45 pm

'Amazon Tax' could allay online sales

SPRINGFIELD | A potential new law is not clicking with Illinois online retailers.

January 09, 2011 12:00 am

Legislature looks to online businesses for more money

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois is losing millions of dollars through cracks in the World Wide Web, but lawmakers are hoping that soon will change.

January 08, 2011 12:00 am
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