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Murtha Lugar 1986

Murtha Lugar 1986

Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.), left, gestures as he and Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), talk to reporters in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, 1986. Lugar and Murtha led a 20-member team of U.S. observers watching the Philippine presidential election. The team said the ballot…

February 18, 2013 12:00 am
Local Pearl Harbor survivors recall infamous day

Local Pearl Harbor survivors recall infamous day

President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to declare war Dec. 8, 1941, one day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a U.S. military base in Hawaii.

December 02, 2011 12:35 pm
Hammond Housing Authority renovation of Columbia Center housing projects

Hammond Housing Authority renovation of Columbia Center housing projects

Community members listen Tuesday afternoon as Dr. Leo Bryant, Chairman of the Hammond Housing Authority speaks during a groundbreaking for the renovations of the Columbia Center public housing development on 173rd. The job is a $15 million project of both private and federal stimulus monies …

July 13, 2010 8:12 pm
Hammond Housing Authority renovation of Columbia Center housing projects

Hammond Housing Authority renovation of Columbia Center housing projects

Dr. Leo Bryant, Chairman of the Hammond Housing Authority speaks Tuesday afternoon during a groundbreaking for the renovations of the housing projects at Columbia Center on 173rd, a $15 million project of both private and federal stimulus monies that will rehab 58 buildings in three phases,…

July 13, 2010 8:11 pm
Hammond Housing Authority renovation of Columbia Center housing projects

Hammond Housing Authority renovation of Columbia Center housing projects

Workers begin renovations of the Columbia Center housing projects as part of the Hammond Housing Authority's $15 million project using both private and federal stimulus monies that will rehab 58 buildings in three phases, providing 94 units by 2011.

July 13, 2010 8:11 pm

Slideshow: The corner laundromat

In a neighborhood where at-home laundry is extinct, the corner laundromat in the Chicago Housing Authority's Altgeld Garden homes has become the lone community gathering space in a community that has long feared gathering. For many, the renovated homes and this basic chore symbolizes the wor…

March 14, 2010 12:00 am
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