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Black Oak Baptist Church marks 75th anniversary

Black Oak Baptist Church marks 75th anniversary

GARY | When Senior Pastor Bob Parnell began working at Black Oak Baptist Church in 1989, other men of the cloth told him if he wanted the church to succeed, he needed to move it out of Gary.

June 25, 2014 7:12 pm Photos

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Five-day blitz to rebuild Gary neighborhood

Five-day blitz to rebuild Gary neighborhood

GARY | This summer, volunteers from across the country will bring hammers, paint rollers and hand saws to a Gary neighborhood, where they will renovate abandoned homes and build new houses on vacant lots.

January 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Magazine, records show pattern of sex-related allegations at Hammond church

HAMMOND | The alleged sexual indiscretions of religious leaders associated with the First Baptist Church of Hammond didn't begin with the former head pastor's recent admission to having sex with a 16-year-old church girl.

December 17, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Hammond Baptist dismisses pastor for 'sin'

Hammond Baptist dismisses pastor for 'sin'

HAMMOND | The First Baptist Church of Hammond has dismissed Jack Schaap as its pastor in the wake of a Lake County police investigation.

July 31, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Hobart church planning free family fun day on Aug. 21

HOBART | A Family Fun Day is being planned at the Barrington Ridge Baptist Church on Aug. 21.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am
Local residents go digging for family histories

Local residents go digging for family histories

VALPARAISO | A family reunion that has been held annually since 1940 and a box of names are what got Ilaine Church interested in genealogy.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Religious leaders, labor activists urge minimum wage hike

CHICAGO | Religious leaders and labor activists in the South Chicago and East Side neighborhoods said Tuesday they want Illinois lawmakers to approve an increase in the state's minimum wage.

March 08, 2011 1:39 pm
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