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Harvest Country: Lake Michigan-area farms enjoy the bounty of autumn

Harvest Country: Lake Michigan-area farms enjoy the bounty of autumn

In the lushness of autumn, the farms bordering Lake Michigan in Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan abound with a cornucopia of fresh fruits and vegetables.

September 19, 2014 11:06 am Photos

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Will Apple finally reveal its next big thing?

SAN FRANCISCO | Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.

September 08, 2014 5:06 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call changed economy, society and ourselves

GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call changed economy, society and ourselves

The telecom hills are alive with the sounds of mergers, with two at crescendo. In February, Comcast agreed to purchase Time Warner for $45 billion. AT&T last month announced purchase of DirecTV, which if confirmed is valued at about $48.5 billion. Other possible deals provide background …

June 14, 2014 12:00 am
APPLE LAB

APPLE LAB

A tag, identifying a new breed of apple variety, is seen hanging from a branch in the apple orchard at the Cornell University Fruit and Vegetable Research Farm in Geneva, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 23. (AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth)

October 02, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Pace of technological race is picking up

YOUNG VOICES: Pace of technological race is picking up

With Apple’s recent press conference and companies revealing a smart watch, the high-tech race continues to heat up the technological market.

September 23, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call has changed our economy, society and ourselves

GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call has changed our economy, society and ourselves

The phones are busy, and so are the companies that design, make and market information devices. As with earlier communications technologies, smartphones are helping to disseminate political power and foster the growth of equality. Overall, however, the interplay between technology and societ…

September 07, 2013 12:00 am
Device Devotee: What is your choice?

Device Devotee: What is your choice?

This column was started using the ultra portable Asus Nexus 7 from Google and then completed using the highlights of Apple’s iPhone. Who says that they can't be friends?

August 20, 2013 5:36 pm Photos

Photos

Dash daily fares going up 50 cents each way

VALPARAISO | Ridership isn't the only thing increasing for the ChicaGo Dash express commuter service to the Loop. So are the cost of gas and the tolls.

August 17, 2013 7:46 pm
JOHN DAVIES: Making ‘light bulbs go off’ for kids

JOHN DAVIES: Making ‘light bulbs go off’ for kids

When you work around creative and innovative people, the conversation inevitably turns to innovation and youth.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Developing a Siri-ous relationship with my phone

PHIL WIELAND: Developing a Siri-ous relationship with my phone

Like our Indiana Legislature, I'm having a hard time adjusting to the 21st century. Unlike the Legislature, I was copacetic with the 20th century while they are reluctant to leave the 19th.

July 05, 2013 12:00 am

Apple revamps look of iPhone, iPad software

SAN FRANCISCO | Apple is throwing out most of the real-world graphical cues from its iPhone and iPad software, like the casino-green "felt" of its Game Center app, in what it calls the biggest update since the iPhone's launch in 2007.

June 10, 2013 4:38 pm
ANDREA NEAL: Journalists still make a difference

ANDREA NEAL: Journalists still make a difference

A recent survey ranked newspaper reporter as the worst career of 2013, just below meter reader and lumberjack, but you wouldn’t guess it from the stories told by journalists who gathered in Bloomington to see six of their own inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame.

May 01, 2013 12:00 am
Patents and trademarks: My plants broke the law

Patents and trademarks: My plants broke the law

To be offered patent protection, a seed variety must not have been sold in the U.S. for longer than a year, or elsewhere for longer than four years. The variety must also reproduce reliably and be distinct.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: It's a new day for Gary school system

New Gary school Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt is building partnerships with local universities and businesses. This can only benefit the district and its students.

December 17, 2012 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

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November 07, 2012 12:00 am
Feasting at Four Flags Area Apple Festival

Feasting at Four Flags Area Apple Festival

The Four Flags Area Apple Festival is here to celebrate the harvest with its selection of food, games and entertainment.

September 27, 2012 11:07 am
Apple peeling at the Lake County Fair

Apple peeling at the Lake County Fair

Mary Kezler, of Lansing, peels her way to second place Monday at the apple peeling contest at the Lake County Fair.

August 06, 2012 6:15 pm
Apple peeling at the Lake County Fair

Apple peeling at the Lake County Fair

Apple peeling contestants wait for the go sign at the apple peeling contest Monday at the Lake County Fair.

August 06, 2012 6:15 pm
Apple peeling at the Lake County Fair

Apple peeling at the Lake County Fair

Casmira Bilinski, of Calumet City, peels her way to first place Monday at the apple peeling contest at the Lake County Fair in Crown Point.

August 06, 2012 6:15 pm
Apple peeling at the Lake County Fair

Apple peeling at the Lake County Fair

Casmira Bilinski, of Calumet City, peels her way to first place Monday at the apple peeling contest at the Lake County Fair.

August 06, 2012 6:15 pm
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