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Joyce Webster

Joyce Webster

Joyce Webster

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Jean Martin

Jean Martin

Jean Martin

1 hour ago
Doug Miller

Doug Miller

Doug Miller

April 16, 2014 3:32 pm
Mark Leyva

Mark Leyva

Mark Leyva

April 15, 2014 6:12 pm
LARRY DeBOER: What new business tax commission might study

LARRY DeBOER: What new business tax commission might study

Senate Bill 1 creates a commission on business personal property and business taxation, which will include legislators, appointees of the governor and business and local government representatives, among others.

April 04, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. national security surveillance and price of security

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. national security surveillance and price of security

The U.S. government is working to restrain intelligence agencies, and Americans should applaud. On March 25, major proposals were announced. The Obama administration seeks to end government bulk collection of phone records by the super-secret National Security Agency and require court approv…

March 29, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Continue war on poverty, don't target poor

YOUNG VOICES: Continue war on poverty, don't target poor

While the welfare drug testing bill recently died in the Indiana Senate, animosity against those in poverty is still very much alive.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

March 20, 2014 12:00 am
High school students compete for American Legion scholarships

High school students compete for American Legion scholarships

MUNSTER | American Legion First District, comprised of Lake County posts, recently held its 77th annual High School Oratorical competition and scholarship program at Munster High School. Open to all high school students, contestants deliver an 8- to 10-minute speech on some aspect of the U.S…

March 03, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana senator takes on foes in bizarre Twitter rant

Indiana senator takes on foes in bizarre Twitter rant

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, has promised "an announcement Monday morning you won't want to miss," following an epic, two-day Twitter rant where he condemned weak Republican leadership, gay-marriage supporters, liberal Christian ministers and activist judges.

February 14, 2014 11:15 am Related
GOVERNMENT: Tax break will flow to property owners

GOVERNMENT: Tax break will flow to property owners

There are three buckets of money coming out of Lake County's new income tax, and one will lead to deep property tax cuts for many residents.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Video
Thomas R. Philpot

Thomas R. Philpot

Thomas Philpot

January 30, 2014 12:00 am
Rick Ryfa

Rick Ryfa

Rick Ryfa, candidate for Griffith Town Council

January 16, 2014 2:32 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Qualities to seek in candidates for public office

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Qualities to seek in candidates for public office

While I affirm the merit of reforming the structures of government, the single most effective reform is in whom we select to serve us in it.

January 12, 2014 12:00 am

Where will all these Obama scandals stop?

Where are we heading? Since the reign of President Barack Obama began, we have had scandals like Fast and Furious, GSA, IRS, Justice Department, NSA, Benghazi (State Department).

January 10, 2014 12:00 am

Law firm earns national laurel for worker's comp claims

A local law firm earned national recognition for helping injured employees get worker's compensation.

January 08, 2014 12:50 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Your voice in government decisions makes a difference

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Your voice in government decisions makes a difference

Now that 2013 is behind us, we must cherish our memories, experiences and accomplishments that were created. With 2014 we have blank pages to create new chapters of experiences and memories. So cheers for 2013, and may your 2014 be filled with joy and excitement.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am

I was right about Obama pushing dependency

In 2012, I wrote that President Barack Obama wants everyone to be totally dependent on the government, and I was right.

December 29, 2013 1:00 am

Make no mistake, liberals are destroying nation

I was pleased to read the letter from Dan Peach, of Schererville. It's good to hear from a young person who hasn't been brainwashed into believing the liberal Democrats are on his side. Because, in fact, the opposite is true.

December 23, 2013 12:00 am
Should redevelopment funds pay for Portage's daily expenses? issue debated

Should redevelopment funds pay for Portage's daily expenses? issue debated

PORTAGE | For the last several years, the city has approached the Redevelopment Commission for financial assistance. The commission has usually complied.

December 21, 2013 6:20 pm Photos

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