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Top PHS students, influential educators honored

Top PHS students, influential educators honored

PORTAGE | Myers Elementary School teacher Cindy Hargarten was nearly speechless.

April 16, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Dating is not what it used to be

Dating is not what it used to be

Valparaiso University freshman John MacNeil said he and his girlfriend already considered themselves a couple before they went out alone on their first date.

March 22, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Indiana boyish talent ready to rock for Broadway tour

OFFBEAT: Indiana boyish talent ready to rock for Broadway tour

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Don’t hold your breath for Indiana pot law change

BRIAN HOWEY: Don’t hold your breath for Indiana pot law change

The legal sale of recreational marijuana began Wednesday in Colorado and will be followed later this year by Washington state, but Hoosiers shouldn't hold their breath about that happening any time soon in Indiana.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am
Northwest Indiana projected to grow faster than nation

Northwest Indiana projected to grow faster than nation

Northwest Indiana should outperform the state and nation economically next year, but job growth and uncertainty remain major concerns, an economist said.

December 13, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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BSU economics professor to offer outlook for 2014

MERRILLVILLE | Michael Hicks, director of the Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research and a professor of economics in the Miller College of Business, will review economic trends in 2013 and offer a forecast for the business climate in 2014.

December 04, 2013 9:30 am
OFFBEAT: 'Dead Prince' clever, silly stage fairy tale twist

OFFBEAT: 'Dead Prince' clever, silly stage fairy tale twist

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am
Social issue is a distraction from important economic development concerns

Social issue is a distraction from important economic development concerns

At first glance, it should be obvious to what lawmakers should be devoting their time during the 2014 session of the Indiana General Assembly.

November 23, 2013 9:03 am
OFFBEAT: Ball State's 'virtual Stonehenge' to star on cable science series

OFFBEAT: Ball State's 'virtual Stonehenge' to star on cable science series

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 23, 2013 12:00 am
Virtual Stonehenge

Virtual Stonehenge

A computer simulation of Stonehenge created by a team of Ball State digital artists has become a TV star and will be featured on the cable series "The Universe."

November 23, 2013 12:00 am
Lake Central senior standout Muszalski to swim for BSU

Lake Central senior standout Muszalski to swim for BSU

When Traci Muszalski took her first competitive plunge into the pool at 8 years old, the Lake Central senior never envisioned it would lead to the opportunity to swim in college.

November 12, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Indiana native to head FBI's Chicago division

Indiana native to head FBI's Chicago division

Robert J. Holley, a Peru, Ind., native, has been named special agent in charge of the FBI's Chicago division by outgoing Director Robert S. Mueller III.

November 12, 2013 5:55 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Ban on marriage equality is bad economic policy

GUEST COMMENTARY: Ban on marriage equality is bad economic policy

This fall, Ball State University released a report on Indiana’s frighteningly suppressed individual earnings.

November 08, 2013 12:00 am
PUC grad worked on Nobel Prize-winning project with professor

PUC grad worked on Nobel Prize-winning project with professor

At only 26, Dayna Thompson’s hard work and interest in physics led to her working with a Nobel Prize-winning science team.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: College degree is key to higher standard of living

According to a recent Ball State University study, on average, the standard of living for Hoosiers is equivalent to living in 1996. Now, more than ever, we must incentivize students to obtain college degrees and help make them affordable.

September 24, 2013 12:00 am Related
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JEREMY GANTZ's abiding passions are biking, live jazz, politics, and craft beer and whiskey. His home base in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago enabled him to get the latest and most cutting-edge information on movie shoots in Chicago, as the next film in the Transformers franchise uses the…

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GUEST COMMENTARY: LaPorte County needs more economic development help

GUEST COMMENTARY: LaPorte County needs more economic development help

As LaPorte County Commission president, I was very pleased to help host Lt. Gov. Sue Ellsperman in the county complex meeting rooms Aug. 27 for the latest stop in her 92-county statewide listening tour. I'd like to share with your readers the letter I handed to the lieutenant governor and her staff:

September 12, 2013 12:00 am

Carmel Democrat running for state auditor

INDIANAPOLIS | Mike Claytor, a retired accountant and attorney from Carmel, is set to announce Thursday that he's seeking the Democratic nomination for state auditor.

September 11, 2013 12:44 pm Related
BRIAN HOWEY: Indiana’s jobs problem may be local, not state

BRIAN HOWEY: Indiana’s jobs problem may be local, not state

After 16 consecutive months of Indiana's jobless rate above the national average -- it's 8.4 percent now, compared to 7.4 for the U.S. -- the cold reality is that we have a problem with a quarter of a million Hoosiers chronically out of work.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

According to a recent study by Ball State University researchers, Indiana's average personal income lags more than a decade behind the income levels enjoyed by the rest of the nation. Indiana's average per-capita income is equal to the national level in 1996.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am
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