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Athletic future for Genesis Convention Center?

Athletic future for Genesis Convention Center?

The Genesis Convention Center has had little athletic opportunities for fans since the Gary Steelheads folded. Jewell Harris, former CEO for the Steelheads, and Chuck Hughes, executive director for the Gary Chamber of Commerce, discuss the building's options.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
Gary chamber looks back at ’50s

Gary chamber looks back at ’50s

GARY │ The Gary Chamber of Commerce on Monday took a step back to 1955, particularly to the Gary Roosevelt and Indianapolis Attucks basketball teams playing in the high school state championship game.

February 10, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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'Forgotten' Hoosier stars to be honored at Lakeshore Classic

Chuck Hughes believes the 1955 Gary Roosevelt and Indianapolis Attucks basketball teams have been kicked aside like an old pair of shoes.

November 28, 2013 5:30 pm
Edgewater Systems leader helps organization, youth reach place of growth, change

Edgewater Systems leader helps organization, youth reach place of growth, change

At first, Danita Johnson Hughes was a bit hesitant to take the lead at Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living in Gary.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Voices of Vision: Chuck Hughes

Voices of Vision: Chuck Hughes

Gary Chamber Executive Director Chuck Hughes reflects on a busy 2012, which featured a visit from the Jacksons, Olympic Gold-Medalist Gabby Douglas and a new year with press conference by new Indiana Governor Mike Pence.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am
Gary working to rebuild city, image

Gary working to rebuild city, image

GARY | Gary has an international airport, beautiful lakefront and an image problem.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Chuck Hughes

Chuck Hughes

Chuck Hughes is executive director of the Gary Chamber of Commerce.

January 30, 2013 8:47 pm
AL HAMNIK: Timing is perfect for Gabrielle Douglas event in Gary

AL HAMNIK: Timing is perfect for Gabrielle Douglas event in Gary

Chuck Hughes knows a lot of people. It's his job as executive director of the Gary Chamber of Commerce, an organization in dire need of feel-good stories.

October 02, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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Gary plans Michael Jackson birthday bash

Gary residents can expect “four days of celebration” while Michael Jackson's mother and his three children return to the late singer's hometown.

August 07, 2012 7:00 pm

Dr. Tony Bennett to meet with Gary Chamber July 12

GARY | On July 12, 2012 at 1:00 p.m., Chuck Hughes, Executive Director of the Gary Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a meeting with Dr. Tony Bennett, Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Chamber office located at 839 Broadway, Suite S103, Gary, IN 46402.

June 22, 2012 5:24 pm
Gary spruces up for NCAA baseball tournament

Gary spruces up for NCAA baseball tournament

Taste of Love Cafe manager Daphne Scull hopes baseball fans visiting Gary for this weekend's NCAA action find the downtown restaurant, even if it's closed.

May 29, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Gary International Black Film Festival set for Friday

Gary International Black Film Festival set for Friday

The Steel City is ready for its close-up. The first Gary International Black Film Festival unreels Friday in a city of faded marquees and derelict cinemas.

February 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Region carries the ball for Jets' Moore

AL HAMNIK: Region carries the ball for Jets' Moore

Gary hasn't had much to smile and thump its chest about. Most of its bright, young future can't wait to get out of town.

December 20, 2010 10:00 pm

Lakeshore Classic ready to tip off at Genesis Center

You know how excitable Chuck Hughes can get.

November 22, 2010 10:00 pm
Region hero, NBA coach Gregg Popovich packs 'em in at Avalon Manor

Region hero, NBA coach Gregg Popovich packs 'em in at Avalon Manor

MERRILLVILLE | San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich stopped by for lunch Friday, a joyous homecoming celebration he never expected.

October 15, 2010 11:00 pm Photos

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NBA's Gregg Popovich returning to his region roots

NBA's Gregg Popovich returning to his region roots

Ex-Roosevelt basketball star Chuck Hughes was a prolific scorer who had no conscience, no need for help, and never met a shot he didn't like.

October 11, 2010 10:00 pm

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