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FORUM: Rethinking the ink

FORUM: Rethinking the ink

Some bad decisions can be erased.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
Scrappers drive catalytic converter thefts

Scrappers drive catalytic converter thefts

CROWN POINT | It happened during the day while a student was at Calumet High School. One woman was teaching a Zumba class in Hammond. Another woman was attending a church service in Gary.

August 09, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Cost of corruption weighs heavily on state budgets

Cost of corruption weighs heavily on state budgets

Corrupt government officials sometimes pay a hefty personal price for their misdeeds. Just ask former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, whose 2008 attempt to sell President Barack Obama's U.S. Senate seat and shake down a children's hospital earned him 14 years in federal prison.

July 12, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Print more text, fewer cartoons, in Forum section

When Times editor Bob Heisse stated he was going to expand the Forum section of the paper, I thought this is going to be very interesting.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am
Wired: Local students experiment with brain stimulation

Wired: Local students experiment with brain stimulation

To the average person, the stack of nondescript black baseball hats with wires poking out the top and electrodes on the underside of the dome might look a science project.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Union membership down 24 percent

Union membership down 24 percent

Union membership had plummeted by 24 percent in Indiana over the last decade, and fewer than one out of every 10 Hoosier workers now belong to a union.

May 03, 2014 9:43 pm
Pete Seat

Pete Seat

Schererville native Pete Seat is the author of the new book, "The War on Millennials."

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
New generation preparing to fight for America's future

New generation preparing to fight for America's future

INDIANAPOLIS | The future of America depends on "millennials" — people born after 1980 — working together to undo the damage wrought by baby boomers on the nation's economy, finances and foreign policy, according to a new book by Schererville native Pete Seat.

April 12, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

Grassroots effort could revive Grand Kankakee Marsh

The rains have created a small, watery refuge for a dozen visitors on a portion of farmland next to the Kankakee Sands restoration project in Newton County.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dating is not what it used to be

Dating is not what it used to be

Valparaiso University freshman John MacNeil said he and his girlfriend already considered themselves a couple before they went out alone on their first date.

March 22, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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D.167 to hold forum on new middle school Thursday

GLENWOOD | Brookwood District 167 officials will hold a forum to inform the public on the progress of the new middle school project at 6:30 tonight in the Brookwood Middle School gym, 200 E. Glenwood-Lansing Road.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

D.167 hires architect, construction manager for new middle school

GLENWOOD | Brookwood School District 167 has hired a new construction manager and architect for its new middle school.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am

NWI Forum recaps “outstanding” year

HAMMOND │ The Northwest Indiana Forum said it had an “outstanding” year in 2013 and accomplished much to attract and retain quality jobs and capital investment, as well as foster a positive business climate and address key environmental issues in the seven-county area.

January 25, 2014 9:24 am
Who should fight America's wars?

Who should fight America's wars?

A retired U.S. Army colonel, who grew up in Lake County, believes America’s perpetual wars for an ever elusive peace in the post-Vietnam era are due in part to the nation’s all-volunteer military.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Andrew J. Bacevich

Andrew J. Bacevich

Andrew J. Bacevich grew up in Lake County and attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point before serving 23 years as an officer in the U.S. Army. The retired colonel now is professor of history and international relations at Boston University.

November 21, 2013 2:56 pm
Preparing to navigate Obamacare

Preparing to navigate Obamacare

Tuesday is the first day of open enrollment, meaning Americans can call or go online to compare plans and prices. But before the people in the room can help others wade through their options, they must be certified.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Region crime watch gatherings provide data, forge neighborhood bonds

Region crime watch gatherings provide data, forge neighborhood bonds

HAMMOND | Roman and Lucy Kiszenia were tired of patrons of the bar down their block occupying the street's parking spots.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Hobart Community Forum

Hobart Community Forum

Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor speaks to Hobart residents Thursday night as he joins the city's chief of police Rick Zormier at the Community Center in Hobart's Festival Park to answer questions from residents during a community forum.

April 11, 2013 6:56 pm
Hobert residents question fire station closure, ambulance service

Hobert residents question fire station closure, ambulance service

Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor, center, joined Police Chief Rick Zormier, right, Thursday night at the Community Center in Hobart's Festival Park to answer questions from residents. Many there questioned a proposal to privatize the city's ambulance service. Snedecor indicated the proposal is st…

April 11, 2013 6:51 pm

Festival Park center new site for Hobart forum on Thursday

HOBART | The location for the 6 p.m. Thursday community forum has been moved to the Community Center,  111 E. Old Ridge Road, officials said Monday.

April 09, 2013 12:05 am
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