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RICH JAMES: Too many negatives define Hoosier state

RICH JAMES: Too many negatives define Hoosier state

Just a week ago, the front page of this newspaper provided a microcosm of what Indiana is all about.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Chicago man dies after jumping onto Calumet Avenue

HAMMOND | A 46-year-old Chicago man died Tuesday afternoon after jumping from Cline Avenue onto Calumet Avenue, police said. 

March 25, 2014 8:30 pm

Steel yourself for the return of the Road Warrior

When I was a young, idealistic writer for the Purdue University Calumet Chronicle, I wrote a great deal about two subjects - the U.S. Steel strike of 1986 and the sad condition of the Borman Expressway.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Crash on Cline Avenue ramp injures Portage woman, 31

GARY | A Portage woman received injuries to her face early Saturday when she reportedly drove her car off a Cline Avenue ramp and hit a bridge abutment.

March 01, 2014 5:45 pm
Semi rollover briefly closes northbound Cline Avenue

Semi rollover briefly closes northbound Cline Avenue

GARY | A semi hauling 73,000 pounds of scrap metal rolled over on the ramp to northbound Cline Avenue from the eastbound Borman Expressway on Tuesday, dumping the load and briefly closing both northbound Cline Avenue lanes.

February 25, 2014 1:57 pm

Don't use new toll bridge, see if it will become free

I'm in full agreement with Sy Sarowitz of Schererville (Jan. 31). Why weren't the designers and builders of the Cline Avenue bridge held responsible for it's premature failure?

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
Potholes flattening tires as rain, warmer temps move through region

Potholes flattening tires as rain, warmer temps move through region

A worker spreads hot asphalt into a pothole in January on Cline Avenue near 169th Street in Hammond. The road has been plagued with potholes and was closed briefly in January to allow for patching after several cars were damaged.

February 20, 2014 9:35 am
Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

A INDOT worker spreads hot asphalt into a pothole on Cline Avenue this winter. Indiana lawmakers have begun looking at alternatives to the gasoline tax for funding construction and maintenance of the state’s highways.

February 10, 2014 11:26 am

Feds should investigate Cline bridge closure

Did Cline Avenue and the closed, then demolished for lack of maintenance, bridge that was supposed to last 60 years meet the same fate as the bridge closure in Fort Lee, N.J., due to one political group retaliating against another at the expense of the taxpayers?

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Lake County is a big focus of INDOT efforts

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lake County is a big focus of INDOT efforts

I write in response to the Jan. 20 article, “Donnelly tears into state for failure to fix Cline Avenue, calls it shameful.”

January 26, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana's crossroads creating cross drivers

On Monday, U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly said what a lot of us have been thinking for a long time. Nothing says state government is slighting this corner of Indiana quite like Cline Avenue.

January 26, 2014 12:00 am

Cline Avenue was Chesterton man's rough road

EAST CHICAGO | A Chesterton family says potholes and Lake County towing fees took too big bite out of one son's wallet recently, reflecting the plight of countless region residents whose tires, axles, windshields and other car parts have been damaged due to potholes along Cline Avenue.

January 26, 2014 12:00 am
Donnelly tears into state for failure to fix Cline Avenue, calls it shameful

Donnelly tears into state for failure to fix Cline Avenue, calls it shameful

MUNSTER | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., blasted the state for its failure to maintain Cline Avenue, calling it inconceivable, shameful and a disgrace.

January 20, 2014 5:00 pm Video Photos

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Can you imagine roads like this near Indianapolis?

Every time I drive up or down Cline Avenue, dodging potholes, dead dogs and cats on one of the most heavily traveled and dimly lit arteries in the state, I am infuriated.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Cline Avenue shows how common man is treated

The condition of Cline Avenue is an outrage and a slap in the face to the men and women who work in our local steel mills.

January 17, 2014 12:00 am

Meetings on I-65 expansion, Cline Ave. bridge scheduled

Residents can voice their concerns about proposed projects for Interstate 65 and Cline Avenue during two public meetings next month.

January 15, 2014 8:00 pm

Road rage on Interstate 80/94 blamed for shooting

GARY | Police were searching Wednesday for a driver who shot a Valparaiso man during a road rage incident on I-80/94.

January 15, 2014 7:18 pm
Lake County commissioners say neglect spawned potholes

Lake County commissioners say neglect spawned potholes

CROWN POINT | The state and Lake County want to steer public outrage over potholes that swallowed Cline Avenue and caused headaches for drivers and flat tires away from themselves.

January 15, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Cline Avenue to reopen Monday morning

Cline Avenue to reopen Monday morning

Commuters should have a smoother ride along Cline Avenue on Monday morning after officials reopen the road. 

January 12, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Cline Avenue to reopen Monday morning

Cline Avenue to reopen Monday morning

An Indiana Department of Transportation worker spreads hot tar over the asphalt on Cline Avenue near 169th Street in Hammond late Sunday.

January 12, 2014 5:29 pm
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