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REGION RACING NOTES: At 74, Chesterton's Bill Davis still turns the wheel

REGION RACING NOTES: At 74, Chesterton's Bill Davis still turns the wheel

Will he ever give it up?

July 31, 2014 6:55 pm Photos

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RICH JAMES: Alcohol sales could leave the Dark Ages

RICH JAMES: Alcohol sales could leave the Dark Ages

Sip by sip, Indiana seems poised to step out of the Dark Ages when it comes to laws governing the sale and consumption of alcohol.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Dermody might restore optimism for casinos

RICH JAMES: Dermody might restore optimism for casinos

The outlook for Northwest Indiana couldn’t have been brighter in 1996 when the first of four casino boats opened at Buffington Harbor in Gary.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Legislative preview: Lots to do, little time

Legislative preview: Lots to do, little time

The Indianapolis 500 always will be the fastest race in the state, but in even-numbered years the legislative sprint by the Indiana General Assembly runs a close second.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Dermody tapped to lead key House committee

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker will hold considerable sway in deciding the future of state laws on gaming, alcohol, abortion, guns and other controversial issues.

November 20, 2013 12:15 pm
Lawmaker's resignation opens policy possibilities

Lawmaker's resignation opens policy possibilities

INDIANAPOLIS | Repeatedly blocked proposals to legalize Sunday alcohol sales and expand gaming may have a chance to become law next year following the resignation of state Rep. Bill Davis, R-Portland.

October 25, 2013 1:24 pm

Senate gives final OK to Whiting lakefront liquor licenses

INDIANAPOLIS | A key element in Whiting's plans to develop new restaurants near Lake Michigan is headed to the governor.

April 18, 2013 8:42 pm Related

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Lakefront liquor license plan limited to Whiting

INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee made Whiting the sole beneficiary of a plan allowing additional liquor licenses at new restaurants adjacent to Lake Michigan.

March 20, 2013 3:30 pm

House panel drops changes to gaming tax distributions

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana counties and communities at risk of losing a significant chunk of their gaming tax revenue can breathe a sigh of relief -- for now.

March 20, 2013 12:50 pm

Plan for unlimited liquor licenses for lakefront restaurants facing changes

INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate-approved plan for unlimited alcohol sales licenses at restaurants along Lake Michigan, especially in Whiting, is likely to be altered before getting a vote by the House.

March 13, 2013 10:47 am Related

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Dem leader warns on social issues ahead of House abortion battle

INDIANAPOLIS | Standing in front of an oversized report card on the House floor Thursday, Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, awarded midterm grades to the Republican supermajority: "D-" for supporting traditional public schools; "Incomplete" for aiding the middle class; and "B+…

March 07, 2013 6:30 pm Related

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RICH JAMES: Indiana can't lick its mixed feelings on liquor

RICH JAMES: Indiana can't lick its mixed feelings on liquor

When Indiana went blue and voted for Barack Obama four years ago, I thought the state had crawled out of the Dark Ages.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
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