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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 57: Statue of Flick

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 57: Statue of Flick

The way the statue of Flick beckons fans of "A Christmas Story" to the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond all year, you'd think Christmas never ends there.

August 31, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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James Garner and Mariette Hartley for Polaroid Christmas 1980

James Garner and Mariette Hartley for Polaroid Christmas 1980

A popular Polaroid Camera commercial campaign, such as this one from Christmas 1980, featured James Garner paired with actress Mariette Hartley, as husband and wife, earning iconic pop culture acclaim.

July 22, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Local dentist Dr. Angerman had Liberace as friend and patient

OFFBEAT: Local dentist Dr. Angerman had Liberace as friend and patient

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 22, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance

Father and Son Life Lessons: New book and local signing event highlight Polish family life with a father's strict guidance

Early on, in his new 176-page paperback book of his childhood stories, author Richard Post, who was raised in the Polish neighborhood of Chicago known as "Goose Island" during the 1940s and 1950s, shares a vivid story about the importance his father placed on discipline:

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Man pleads guilty to stabbing elderly man at Christmas

LAPORTE | A man who took an elderly woman's purse and stabbed her husband multiple times at a Michigan City shopping mall during the holidays has agreed to serve a 25-year prison sentence.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Soon-to-be grandpa Vince Gill and daughter Jenny grace Star Plaza stage

OFFBEAT: Soon-to-be grandpa Vince Gill and daughter Jenny grace Star Plaza stage

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Times Columnist Philip Potempa's Uncle Hank and Aunt Patty of Wheatfield, Ind.

Times Columnist Philip Potempa's Uncle Hank and Aunt Patty of Wheatfield, Ind.

Times Columnist Philip Potempa's Uncle Hank and Aunt Patty, shown visiting at the farm for Christmas 1999, were married for more than 60 years prior to Uncle Hank's passing at age 84 on March 17, 2014.

April 16, 2014 12:00 am

Fix for Lake tax loophole, other measures win Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.

February 04, 2014 6:00 pm Related
Headless Santa stands frozen in time, ice

Headless Santa stands frozen in time, ice

VALPARAISO | You know it's been a tough winter when even Santa loses his head.

January 29, 2014 6:30 pm

Cheer Fund ends seasonal campaign with nearly $50,000

HAMMOND | The Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund raised a record $48,793.31 during the holiday season. 

January 19, 2014 8:30 pm
FROM the FARM: Easy breakfast bake a great reason to turn on oven

FROM the FARM: Easy breakfast bake a great reason to turn on oven

Our family is thankful for how quickly my dad has been on the mend after his total knee replacement surgery last week.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am
Dunleavy leads Bulls past Hawks

Dunleavy leads Bulls past Hawks

CHICAGO | Mike Dunleavy scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter to help the Chicago Bulls beat the Atlanta Hawks 91-84 Saturday night.

January 04, 2014 9:45 pm
Ed Mech

Ed Mech

This photo of Cpl. Ed Mech, now 85, of DeMotte, dates back to his service in the U.S. Army in the Korean War.

January 03, 2014 5:33 pm
Korean War Christmas card

Korean War Christmas card

Ed Mech, 85, of DeMotte, kept this Christmas card from the U.S. Army's 45th Infantry Division, given to him in Korea in 1952.

January 03, 2014 5:32 pm

Porter County Salvation Army collections under goal

SOUTH HAVEN | The Salvation Army of Porter County's Christmas Season Red Kettle Campaign reached $142,410 this year.

January 02, 2014 6:00 pm
Highland man holds toy drive for children with cancer

Highland man holds toy drive for children with cancer

Dan Dempsey is pictured in his Highland home with some of the donations he received this year through his toy drive.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am
Highland man holds toy drive for children with cancer

Highland man holds toy drive for children with cancer

HIGHLAND | Dan Dempsey, of Highland, held his second annual "No One Fights Alone" Toy Drive during December, with drop off locations throughout Northwest Indiana and the Illinois south suburbs. The items collected during the drive go to children who are battling cancer.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: New year starts with old recipe for dumplings

FROM the FARM: New year starts with old recipe for dumplings

Our family is thankful for how quickly my dad has been on the mend after his total knee replacement surgery last week.

January 01, 2014 12:00 am
A fine time to enjoy a Christmas tree

A fine time to enjoy a Christmas tree

December 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Teen boyfriend, brother in jail following Christmas slaying

Teen boyfriend, brother in jail following Christmas slaying

DOLTON | The boyfriend of a pregnant teen who was fatally shot last week and his brother remained in jail Sunday. 

December 29, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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