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Supreme Court may consolidate Lake right-to-work cases

Supreme Court may consolidate Lake right-to-work cases

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller's appeals of two Lake County judicial rulings finding the state's right-to-work law unconstitutional appear likely to be consolidated before the cases are heard by the Indiana Supreme Court.

August 25, 2014 7:00 pm Related
To merge or not to merge: For community banks, that is the question

To merge or not to merge: For community banks, that is the question

Remember Hoosier State Bank of Hammond, Gary Federal Savings and Loan Association, or Industrial National Bank of East Chicago? What about Portage National Bank or Steel City Federal Savings and Loan Association? Bygone community banks in Northwest Indiana now far outnumber the remaining o…

July 06, 2014 5:00 am Photos


Steel CEO: More consolidation 'inevitable'

Steel CEO: More consolidation 'inevitable'

INDIANAPOLIS | Bethlehem Steel, Ispat Inland, National Steel Corp. and LTV vanished from the Northwest Indiana landscape following a series of bankruptcies in the early 2000s.

May 06, 2014 7:28 pm Photos


McDermott announces four-department consolidation

HAMMOND | Effective Jan. 1, the city will consolidate four departments into the Department of Public Works if the move is approved by the City Council.

September 06, 2013 7:45 pm

Latest E-911 interlocal revision shifts costs

CROWN POINT | The latest revision to a proposed E-911 interlocal agreement consolidating emergency services is more palatable to cities and towns, one member of the E-911 advisory committee said Thursday.

September 27, 2012 9:22 pm

State Farm shrinking operations; Valpo office to close

Bloomington, Ill.-based State Farm Insurance Co. said Monday it will consolidate facilities in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan after completing a study of its office space capacity.

May 10, 2011 4:30 pm
Chicago Avenue post office in E.C. to close in July

Chicago Avenue post office in E.C. to close in July

EAST CHICAGO | The U.S. post office station on Chicago Avenue will close at the end of business July 1 as part of a national consolidation effort, the U.S. Postal Service said Tuesday.

April 26, 2011 5:15 pm

Demand for 911 consolidation is the result of bad legislation

In a Dec. 11 letter, Geoff Anderson, director of the Public Safety Institute at Calumet College of St. Joseph, disagreed with my opposition to consolidation of police dispatch services, citing the lack of specific examples of litigation involving any disastrous incidents resulting from it.

January 12, 2011 12:00 am
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