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Dining on the taxpayer dime

Taxpayers picked up the tab for at least 565 restaurant bills totaling $38,594.29 for Lake County solid waste district employees and their guests since 2008, a Times computer-assisted review of the agency's credit card bills and receipts shows.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am Related
Pence to sell Obama on HIP 2.0 during Evansville visit

Pence to sell Obama on HIP 2.0 during Evansville visit

INDIANAPOLIS | An afternoon of corn harvesting and an evening campaign fundraiser kept Gov. Mike Pence from greeting President Barack Obama in Gary on Wednesday.

October 02, 2014 2:07 pm Related
Tax cuts, land-based gaming top casino wish lists

Tax cuts, land-based gaming top casino wish lists

INDIANAPOLIS | A panel of Hoosier lawmakers seeking strategies to stem the state's gaming tax revenue decline and preserve 13,000 casino jobs listened closely late last week as Indiana casino operators shared their ideas.

September 28, 2014 10:45 pm Related
RICH JAMES: Pence should be all in on land-based casinos

RICH JAMES: Pence should be all in on land-based casinos

When the first of five Northwest Indiana casinos opened in Gary in 1996, there were those who thought it would result in the revitalization of Northwest Indiana.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Medical residencies in Northwest Indiana

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Medical residencies in Northwest Indiana

There is a glaring bottleneck in the attempt nationally to rectify the looming shortage of physicians in our country. Despite the almost 10-year-old national effort to increase the numbers of physicians by 30 percent by 2015, including at Indiana University School of Medicine, the number of …

August 10, 2014 12:00 am

New lawsuits in fight over cold beer sales

INDIANAPOLIS | A coalition of Indiana convenience stores and gas stations is heading back to court hoping to overturn a state law that gives package liquor stores the exclusive right to sell cold beer.

July 15, 2014 5:30 pm
How do you celebrate a 'miracle?' With lots of hugs

How do you celebrate a 'miracle?' With lots of hugs

MICHIGAN CITY | The grand marshal at Saturday's Michigan City Summerfest parade probably would rather have been catching frogs, but that's what 7-year-olds like Nathan Woessner do.

July 05, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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JOHN DOHERTY: Indiana is latest state with sudden cardiac arrest law

Two years ago, the Pennsylvania legislature enacted — and Governor Tom Corbett signed — a well-intended law, championed by the parents of an infant who died of a previously undetected heart disorder at the 14 weeks old in 2004.

April 28, 2014 5:30 pm
Indiana Supreme Court strikes down Evansville smoking ban

Indiana Supreme Court strikes down Evansville smoking ban

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court struck down Evansville's smoking ban Tuesday, potentially setting up a challenge to the state law that bans smoking in most indoor places.

February 11, 2014 6:30 pm Related
New state auditor takes office

New state auditor takes office

INDIANAPOLIS | Former state Rep. Suzanne Crouch, R-Evansville, was sworn in Thursday as Indiana's new state auditor, becoming the third person to hold that post since August.

January 02, 2014 11:30 pm
Pence names Evansville representative new state auditor

Pence names Evansville representative new state auditor

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has selected state Rep. Suzanne Crouch, R-Evansville, to replace Dwayne Sawyer as Indiana's state auditor.

December 16, 2013 12:25 pm Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Highways for Hoosier innovation

BRIAN HOWEY: Highways for Hoosier innovation

Drifting back in time, I can see my family loading up the Rambler for that Thanksgiving trip up to Grandma's house in Mishawaka.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am

JOHN DOHERTY: Action in arena often away from athletes

From Friday night in suburban Indianapolis to Sunday afternoon in Chicago, sports medics had their hands full last weekend — with the athletes being the least of their worries.

November 18, 2013 6:45 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Indiana must offer clear route to Cline bridge

WILLIAM NANGLE: Indiana must offer clear route to Cline bridge

Remember the Cline Avenue bridge?

October 06, 2013 12:00 am

Chamber announces health care info sessions

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has scheduled three health care reform seminars in August, designed to provide employers with information as they determine how to proceed.

July 31, 2013 11:00 am

Fiber-optic network provider interested in serving Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | The city could be the first in Northwest Indiana to get a new system for phone, Internet and TV service that will lower customers' costs even if they don't sign up with the provider.

September 19, 2012 8:00 pm

Legislators told centralized child abuse hotline is wrong answer

INDIANAPOLIS | At times emotional and angry, more than a dozen Hoosiers told a legislative panel Wednesday that Indiana's centralized child abuse hotline is ineffective, dangerous and fails protect the state's most vulnerable citizens.

September 05, 2012 4:45 pm
AL HAMNIK: Region roots run deep for Louisville guard's family

AL HAMNIK: Region roots run deep for Louisville guard's family

Saturday's NCAA Final Four features blockbuster programs that are a combined 128-24 and — what we love at any mega sporting event — a pair of region connections.

March 27, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Pumping out that Hoosier political porn

BRIAN HOWEY: Pumping out that Hoosier political porn

Pssst. Wanna see some political porn? Look here.

November 13, 2011 12:00 am
Richard Mourdock

Richard Mourdock

Richard Mourdock is Indiana State Treasurer.

September 04, 2011 12:00 am
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