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OFFBEAT: Famine and family Scottish stage themes of Griffin's 'Men Should Weep'

OFFBEAT: Famine and family Scottish stage themes of Griffin's 'Men Should Weep'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Paramount's '42nd Street' is familiar, precision perfection

OFFBEAT: Paramount's '42nd Street' is familiar, precision perfection

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 20, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Great Recession has not been Great Depression

GUEST COMMENTARY: Great Recession has not been Great Depression

"The worst financial crisis since the Great Depression," has become standard shorthand for the global financial crash and resulting severe recession. September marks the beginning of fall, and also the anniversary of the 2008 benchmark bankruptcy of investment house Lehman Brothers.

September 21, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Remembering benefits of wild blueberries

FROM the FARM: Remembering benefits of wild blueberries

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

August 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Indiana was an early automotive pioneer

After a decade of major investments, Indiana's auto industry now ranks among the top two or three nationally in many categories, including automotive gross domestic product, total number of vehicles produced and jobs.

August 03, 2013 9:00 pm
Bayh recounts his front-row seat to financial crisis

Bayh recounts his front-row seat to financial crisis

INDIANAPOLIS | Former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., sees the recent financial crisis as a tale of greed, fear, dreams, hopes and panic, calling it a story as old as time and destined to repeat itself absent changes to the incentives that drive American business and government.

April 05, 2013 10:10 am
Washington Park Zoo's old greenhouse may be demolished

Washington Park Zoo's old greenhouse may be demolished

MICHIGAN CITY | Monkey Island and other features at Washington Park Zoo were built to help create jobs during the Great Depression.

March 30, 2013 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Frugal soup recipe reminiscent of yesteryear's cookbooks

FROM the FARM: Frugal soup recipe reminiscent of yesteryear's cookbooks

After the feasting and expenses from the holidays, once the leftovers are all gone, soup is always a great frugal way to begin new year menus.

January 09, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: America should become what I remember it being

GUEST COMMENTARY: America should become what I remember it being

In America, the good has outweighed the bad and causes me to remember the positive things.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Urban gardens plant food for thought, too

EDITORIAL: Urban gardens plant food for thought, too

As the region struggles to recover from the worst economy since the Great Depression, there are some intriguing signs of growth. Planting urban gardens is among them.

June 15, 2012 12:00 am
Former Gary educator celebrated her 103rd birthday last month

Former Gary educator celebrated her 103rd birthday last month

GARY | Martha Morgan Naylor isn't sure why everyone is so obsessed with her longevity.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Music and gridiron greats owe a debt to passionate leaders

The growth of the Calumet Region has depended on the output of individuals passionate about what they do.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Economist: Don't play games with debt ceiling

Economist: Don't play games with debt ceiling

GARY | Believe it or not, the U.S. economy is in a period of expansion, an Indiana economist told an audience Monday.

July 11, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Marriott Lincolnshire's '42nd Street' a well-deserved standing ovation

OFFBEAT: Marriott Lincolnshire's '42nd Street' a well-deserved standing ovation

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 13, 2011 12:00 am

Daniels touts books for last-minute gifts

INDIANAPOLIS | The big guy at the North Pole has got a list and he's checking it twice.

December 19, 2010 12:00 am
Dyer woman still working at 91

Dyer woman still working at 91

CROWN POINT | Business owners with employees who complain about their work might want to consider bringing Jennie Decker in to give them a good talking to.

December 05, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Uncertainty casts shadow on local economy

SCHERERVILLE | Numbers show economic conditions didn't crumble as bad in Northwest Indiana during the recession as they did about 30 years ago.

November 13, 2010 12:00 am
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