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The Affordable Healthcare Act has dominated the news in Northwest Indiana – and everywhere else in the country – but there has been little substantive change so far. That may change in the coming year. While Indiana and many of its lawmakers stand against the expansion of Medicaid, many busi…
EAST CHICAGO | Two contractors who were injured during a fatal accident at an East Chicago steel mill remain hospitalized.
A Valparaiso man who was working as a contractor at the ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor West steel mill in East Chicago was killed in an accident Wednesday morning. Two other contractors were injured.
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SCHERERVILLE | Local business leaders called for more regional cooperation among Lake County's many economic development agencies.
EAST CHICAGO | Former East Chicago Public Library Director Manny Montalvo pleaded guilty in Hammond federal court Thursday to one count of filing a false tax return.
A blast furnace has gone down at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, the largest steelmaking complex in North America.
Write this down please, noting the date, time and where you were when you read it. I am in firm agreement with a north Lake County government leader — one who operates north of Ridge Road — on a particular issue. His suggestion of creating clearer city ordinances should spread like wildfire …
Steelmakers continue to struggle with weak demand, low prices and overcapacity.
Cars have to be twice as fuel-efficient in a little more than a decade, and that has automakers scrambling to look at how they can make them lighter.
EAST CHICAGO | Sherrette Pearson cared for developmentally disabled patients for more than a decade, but didn't have the proper certification to continue to work as a nursing assistant when she came to Northwest Indiana to be closer to family.
About a dozen East Chicago residents are starting new careers as nursing assistants or semi-truck drivers, as a result of the Holistic Community Coalition's workforce development program.
After years of research and hundreds of designs, ArcelorMittal has developed a new ultra lightweight car door that's expected to improve fuel efficiency.
EAST CHICAGO | The corrupting mix of concrete and bribery continued to pave East Chicago's political landscape beyond the infamous sidewalks-for-votes scandal of the previous decade, recent federal court filings show.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democratic voters in East Chicago, on Hammond's east side and the west side of Gary will decide May 8 whether they want experience or new blood representing them in the 2nd House District.
At least for now, it looks like the Cline Avenue bridge project is on again.
It looks like the coalition to "reform" East Chicago schools was the mouse that roared.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago City Council wants some assurance that local residents will be hired to build a planned new senior citizen facility before approving financing for the project.
Few worthwhile endeavors or positive change ever comes to pass without a foundation of optimism, careful planning and the desire to move forward even when the odds would seem to dictate surrender as a more viable option. And despite the region's many problems, no one can say Northwest Indian…
Some campaign contributions flowing to the war chests of region mayoral candidates have originated from unlikely, out-of-town or embattled sources.
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