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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Ciciora wanted to make a difference and he did

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Ciciora wanted to make a difference and he did

VALPARAISO | Dale Ciciora remembers the biggest challenge he got from his high school coach.

August 11, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Couple accused of filing false tax returns in $1.1 million case

HAMMOND | A St. John couple is accused of filing false individual tax refund forms totaling more than $1.1 million, according to court records.

August 08, 2014 9:11 pm
LOCAL AUTO RACING: Hoffman back in winner’s circle at Illiana

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Hoffman back in winner’s circle at Illiana

SCHERERVILLE | Eddie Hoffman hadn’t been in the victory picture at Illiana Motor Speedway recently, but was still in the battle for the Late Model driving championship at the local raceway.

August 03, 2014 5:00 pm
OFFBEAT: PNC Chancellor Dworkin turning heads (and pages) with new book

OFFBEAT: PNC Chancellor Dworkin turning heads (and pages) with new book

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Sweet is still king of free-throw shooting method

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Sweet is still king of free-throw shooting method

VALPARAISO | When Virgil Sweet and Dale Ciciora walked into a hot, empty Boucher Gym at Ben Franklin Middle School last week, they recalled the cold, January nights back in time.

July 28, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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July 12, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Look at Florida’s model for dealing with child abuse

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Look at Florida’s model for dealing with child abuse

“Susie” could have been anyone’s child. When she was lifted into the arms of her mother or father, she was probably looked upon with pride and even a sense of accomplishment as they held their promise in their arms.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
Crowds brave rain to see hot rods, classic cars and trucks in Crown Point

Crowds brave rain to see hot rods, classic cars and trucks in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | For Crown Point native Phil Schmidt and Bartlett, Ill., resident Bob Ray, being part of the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour is an item they now can cross off their bucket list of things to do before they die.

June 11, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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REGION COLLEGIANS: Wisconsin-Whitewater makes history with region trio

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater did something no school in NCAA history has ever accomplished: win national titles in three sports in one season — football, men’s basketball and baseball.

June 01, 2014 7:30 pm
Fathers' Day: Actor enjoying time as stage family fun for latest 'Mamma Mia!' Broadway tour

Fathers' Day: Actor enjoying time as stage family fun for latest 'Mamma Mia!' Broadway tour

Actor Mark A. Harmon is convinced fans of the Broadway musical "Mamma Mia!" rank in dedication and enthusiasm at a level comparable to no other stage show following.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 'Road Show' well worth the trip

OFFBEAT: Chicago Shakespeare Theater's 'Road Show' well worth the trip

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am

REGION COLLEGIANS: L.C. grad Kaitlyn Moricz wins national championship in pole vault

It’s been quite the freshman season for Kaitlyn Moricz.

March 16, 2014 9:00 pm
Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win lifts 'heavy weight'

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | There was a moment late in the Daytona 500 when Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a moment to catch his breath. It was clearly his race to lose and the tension ran thick through Junior Nation, all the way into his car.

February 24, 2014 5:45 pm
Austin Dillon puts No. 3 on pole for Daytona 500

Austin Dillon puts No. 3 on pole for Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. | With the famed No. 3 on his car and memories of the late Dale Earnhardt fresh in his mind, Austin Dillon took the fabled number out of hibernation and straight to the top at Daytona.

February 16, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Griffith resident sentenced to prison for re-entering U.S.

HAMMOND | A former Griffith resident who was convicted of aggravated child abuse in Florida in 2002, was sentenced in U.S. District Court Friday to seven months and 18 days in prison after pleading guilty to felony re-entry of a deported alien, stated a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.

February 14, 2014 4:07 pm
Region's space pioneer Ross will be inducted May 3 into Astronaut Hall of Fame

Region's space pioneer Ross will be inducted May 3 into Astronaut Hall of Fame

Crown Point native Jerry Ross, the first human to complete seven space shuttle missions, has been selected for induction in the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.

February 07, 2014 7:55 pm

EDITORIAL: Drug screening for welfare has failed test

House Speaker Brian Bosma is eager to require drug tests for welfare recipients. It's an idea that has been tested and failed.

January 13, 2014 12:00 am
Delta Air Lines glitch gives Dyer man $29 Florida airfare

Delta Air Lines glitch gives Dyer man $29 Florida airfare

DYER | Milos Rokosz periodically checks airfare prices online to see if he can get a good deal. He would rather spend a winter weekend catching grouper off the Florida coast than huddling indoors in Northwest Indiana.

December 27, 2013 6:30 pm
Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

The meeting was brief. A few minutes tops.

December 22, 2013 9:00 pm
OFFBEAT: 'Honeymooners' 2nd Trixie, Jane Kean, dead at 90

OFFBEAT: 'Honeymooners' 2nd Trixie, Jane Kean, dead at 90

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 06, 2013 12:00 am
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