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JOHN DOHERTY: No denying Frontline's concussion concern

This column was supposed to be a follow-up to last week's regarding mental health issues among collegiate athletes. However, recent events sometimes have a way of taking over one's best laid plans.

October 07, 2013 9:00 pm

Northwest Indiana Workforce Board members announced

The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has announced its 2013-14 slate of members.

August 20, 2013 6:00 am

Evans is poster child for Kardashian-style politicians

Porter County Commissioner John Evans' encore performance in "Pass the Bucks, Henny Penny" must have been an epic to behold. Often public meetings are the best show in town.

June 20, 2013 12:00 am

Big East non-football schools consider departing

NEW YORK | The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football are considering making a break from the drastically reshaped conference — and how best to go about doing it.

December 13, 2012 10:00 pm
Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

Historic preservationist tells history of area parks in new book

In the 1830s, Chicago, though still a village, had aspirations not only to become a city, but one with glorious parks as well.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DOHERTY: No love story in NFL concussion quandry

With apologies to Andy Williams, where do I begin?

November 19, 2012 10:00 pm

Blaney has the experience to hit the ground running

I've spoken with Laura Shurr Blaney, and she has my vote. Blaney is going to be a full-time commissioner. It will be her only job. We don't have any other commissioners or commissioner candidates who can say that.

October 31, 2012 12:00 am
U.S. trio are members of exclusive Olympic club

U.S. trio are members of exclusive Olympic club

LONDON | LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and David Robinson are part of an exclusive Olympic club that may never have another member.

July 30, 2012 5:15 pm

Commissioners to give presidents playoff options

CHICAGO | The conference commissioners who have been working on a four-team playoff to determine college football's national champion plan to present the BCS presidential oversight committee multiple formats from which to choose.

June 13, 2012 10:00 pm
Scheub gets better not older in primary win

Scheub gets better not older in primary win

Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub hugs Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Tuesday night after he won the Democratic primary for 2nd District commissioner.

May 08, 2012 9:55 pm
EDITORIAL: We endorse Evans for commissioner

EDITORIAL: We endorse Evans for commissioner

Probably the hottest race in Porter County this year is is for the Republican nomination for Porter County commissioner in District 3, where incumbent John Evans faces former Commissioner Jim Biggs.

May 04, 2012 12:00 am
Council members question $75,000 for jobs plan

Council members question $75,000 for jobs plan

VALPARAISO | Jeremy Rivas, D-2nd, and other members of the Porter County Council support the goal of creating jobs locally.

December 28, 2011 11:00 am Photos

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Let it snow: Area road crews say they're well stocked with salt, thanks to state bidding

Let it snow: Area road crews say they're well stocked with salt, thanks to state bidding

Chesterton Street Commissioner John Schnadenberg isn't dreaming of a white Christmas.

December 17, 2011 5:45 pm Photos

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NHL GMs to discuss why concussions are on the rise

NHL GMs to discuss why concussions are on the rise

NEW YORK | Blindside hits to the head are down in the NHL, yet concussions are up. Now general managers have to decide if more rules are needed to make pro hockey safer.

March 12, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Lockout, court cases put popular NFL on hold

WASHINGTON | Welcome to The NFL Lockout.

March 12, 2011 10:00 pm
Diagnosis: NWI needs a trauma center

Diagnosis: NWI needs a trauma center

Representatives from local health care organizations gathered at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville for a meeting of the Northwest Indiana Healthcare Council featuring guest speaker Gregory Larkin, left, health commissioner for Indiana.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am

NFL, union meet for 2-hour bargaining session

DALLAS | The NFL and its players' union met for two hours Saturday to talk about a new labor deal, their first formal bargaining session in more than two months.

February 05, 2011 10:00 pm

EDITORIAL: We endorse Scheub, Dedelow for commissioner

If there's one thing Lake County needs, it's change. That's true in one of the two Lake County commissioner races as well as in the way government operates.

October 24, 2008 12:00 am
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