HOBART | Two once-popular restaurants on U.S. 30 have closed, but one should reopen within the next two or three months.
VALPARAISO | The aroma of fresh-roasted, gourmet coffee beans could soon be wafting over the east side of the city from a new business planned by a trio of former coffee shop workers.
EAST CHICAGO | Pshion Patterson, of East Chicago, brought her young nieces and nephews to City Hall on Tuesday morning to teach them a lesson.
It's not exactly a holy war, but churches have been forced to develop a new battle plan to recapture people's interest from the myriad other obligations, attractions and distractions vying for their time and attention.
WASHINGTON | Fed up with U.S. dominance of the global financial system, five emerging market powers this week will launch their own versions of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
RIO DE JANEIRO | Joachim Loew has shaped a talented German generation into an entertaining and successful team with a history of near misses. Germany needs to beat Argentina in Sunday's World Cup decider to finally make Loew a winner.
BRASILIA, Brazil | Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil | With Neymar out and Brazil's forwards ineffective throughout the World Cup, it will be up to the team's defenders and midfielders to keep Brazil in contention at the World Cup.
HAMMOND | On a crisp summer day with the sun glistening off Wolf Lake behind them, 50 new citizens were welcomed into the United States during a Fourth of July naturalization ceremony.
SAO PAULO | Italy packed Parmesan, olive oil and prosciutto. The U.S. brought oatmeal, Cheerios, peanut butter and A1 Steak Sauce.
The invasion of illegal human immigrants isn't the only problem along our southern border.
VALPARAISO | Jessica Burkman considers herself "almost fluent" in Spanish despite working regularly with scores of people who speak Spanish and little or no English.
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The time has come for Americans of all stripes to unite to achieve pervasive success in this great nation.
Steel giant ArcelorMittal already makes an estimated 40 percent of the steel that is used by U.S. automakers, and will soon take over a plant that was designed to supply the growing number of auto factories in the south.
I was visiting a few weeks ago with a friend who had just gotten back from a two-month business trip in Latin America. We were speaking about how Latin American nations are truly growing. The discussion progressed to how they will become the new contenders of the world.
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VALPARAISO | The man who rose to become top of the poppers, Orville Redenbacher, was born in Brazil, Ind., on July 16, 1907 -- the youngest of four children.
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