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GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

GOLF NOTES: It's crunch time for the Ryder Cup

HOYLAKE, England | The end of the British Open means the Ryder Cup is getting closer, and there are a couple of regulars still not in the team.

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Pence in Germany condemns Russian aggression

Pence in Germany condemns Russian aggression

Gov. Mike Pence staked a belligerent position toward Russia on Wednesday, declaring the "reset" of U.S.-Russian relations has failed and calling for construction of a European missile defense shield to deter Russian aggression.

April 16, 2014 7:00 pm Related
Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

Growing MonoSol planning to hire an additional 100 workers

MERRILLVILLE | More and more people are using single-load detergent packets when washing their dishes or doing their laundry -- instead of measuring out the cleaning agent and maybe spilling some in the process.

November 11, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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UFC books January return to Chicago

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND | For the third straight year, Chicago will be a crucial part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's broadcast partnership with Fox.

October 28, 2013 9:00 pm
U.S. Steel, ArcelorMittal expected to report quarterly losses

U.S. Steel, ArcelorMittal expected to report quarterly losses

Northwest Indiana's two major steelmakers are both expected to report losses during the third quarter, though market conditions have been gradually improving.

October 28, 2013 4:30 pm
Steelmakers strive for a flawless finish

Steelmakers strive for a flawless finish

HOBART | In recent years, local steelmakers have made major investments in automated systems that scan the metal's surface for any flaws, to better meet the increasingly exacting standards of automakers and other customers.

October 22, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Steelmakers looking to cut costs

Steelmakers looking to cut costs

ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel have been working on streamlining operations after a prolonged economic slump has kept them from being profitable, and the Pittsburgh-based steelmaker plans to review labor costs at all its facilities.

August 11, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit forecast

ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit forecast

ArcelorMittal posted a loss of $780 million over the last three months, the fourth straight quarter that the world's largest steelmaker has lost money.

August 01, 2013 3:30 pm
Fair's Statue Viva not taking liberties with pigeons

Fair's Statue Viva not taking liberties with pigeons

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Having an unusual talent, such as being a living statue, can bring unusual problems, like living, pooping pigeons.

July 26, 2013 12:00 am
Consumer spending, international demand starting to return

Consumer spending, international demand starting to return

MERRILLVILLE | Consumers have started to feel confident enough to buy big-ticket items again, including cars and homes, but Northwest Indiana business leaders remain concerned about jobs.

July 20, 2013 3:20 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: International ties boost Hoosier economy

DOUG ROSS: International ties boost Hoosier economy

Isolationists often cite President George Washington's Farewell Address, in which he warns of the dangers of "foreign entanglements." That advice no longer works. Indiana, not just the nation, is already intertwined with the world.

July 12, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana lawmakers unlikely to adopt lower drunken driving threshold

Indiana lawmakers unlikely to adopt lower drunken driving threshold

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's federal-phobic Legislature likely won't follow a national safety panel's recommendation that states reduce their drunken driving limits to 0.05 blood alcohol content from 0.08.

May 19, 2013 5:30 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Catholicism caught between fascination, frustration

GUEST COMMENTARY: Catholicism caught between fascination, frustration

With the reign of Pope Benedict XVI having ended Thursday, Catholicism is at a crossroads.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am

Rare good news for eurozone economy

LONDON | Mention it quietly, but there were rare hopeful signs for Europe's struggling economy on Friday.

February 01, 2013 4:50 pm
Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Grafted veggies are next season's celebrity seeds

Grafted veggies are next season's celebrity seeds

In many of the seed catalogs arriving soon in mailboxes, the headliners will be grafted vegetables, in which one or more different varieties grow from a single rootstock. Tomatoes seem to be the grafted transplants most frequently offered, providing greater disease tolerance, bigger harvests…

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
Glasses to fit the wine: Riedel's worldwide legacy

Glasses to fit the wine: Riedel's worldwide legacy

Wine glassware company Riedel says the right glass can make or break your wine. Maybe so, but perfection isn't cheap.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Wine experts: worst grape harvest in half century

Wine experts: worst grape harvest in half century

Winemaker Cherie Spriggs had watched the bad weather over southern England's vineyards all season long. It just wasn't good enough for Nyetimber, her award-winning sparkling wine.

October 18, 2012 8:17 pm Photos

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Olazabal won't return as 2014 Ryder Cup captain

Olazabal won't return as 2014 Ryder Cup captain

LONDON | Describing the role as "torture" at times, victorious Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal ruled out the possibility of staying on for the 2014 competition at Gleneagles.

October 02, 2012 10:00 pm

Weak investment returns will require higher pension payments

INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments and school corporations will pay higher employee pension contributions next year due to lackluster stock market earnings during the 2012 budget year that ended June 30.

August 14, 2012 11:09 am
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