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EDITORIAL: Raze the titanic symbol of blight

EDITORIAL: Raze the titanic symbol of blight

We're inching closer to demolition of the former Sheraton Hotel in Gary. By October, if the project is on schedule, the building will be gone.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Video
RICH JAMES: Gary needs same help Hammond got

RICH JAMES: Gary needs same help Hammond got

It was about 2000 when the elite side of the public sector waged the greatest fight I’ve ever seen.

August 07, 2013 12:00 am

Asbestos still hasn't checked out of Gary's vacant Sheraton Hotel

GARY | Once an emblem of Gary's economic prowess, the 14-story tower at Fifth Avenue and Broadway now symbolizes a past city leaders would just as soon forget.

August 03, 2013 9:20 pm

EDITORIAL: Razing Sheraton will be symbol of progress

The husk of the former Sheraton Hotel is a tall shadow of urban decay looming over the adjacent Gary City Hall. That hotel must come down.

July 26, 2013 12:00 am

History of asbestos in McLean County

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. | Ron Thacker only worked at Bloomington's UNARCO plant for a couple of years as a young man in the early 1950s, but it left an indelible imprint on his life — and his lungs.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am

Court: Settlements bar claims against ArcelorMittal

INDIANAPOLIS | The widow of a former ArcelorMittal employee cannot seek worker's compensation damages from the steelmaker after settling civil asbestos claims against third parties and not notifying the company, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am
PDF: Decision of Indiana Court of Appeals

PDF: Decision of Indiana Court of Appeals

The widow of a former ArcelorMittal employee cannot seek worker's compensation damages from the steelmaker after settling civil asbestos claims against third-parties and not notifying the company, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

December 14, 2010 2:36 pm
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