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After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory.

July 17, 2014 11:53 am

Muslims move closer to God through Ramadan

HIGHLAND | Muslims around the world begin their month-long holiday, Ramadan, tonight. 

June 28, 2014 12:00 am
Moist Tortuga Rum Cake

Moist Tortuga Rum Cake

Baked in the Caribbean from a generations old family recipe, Tortuga Rum Cakes are hand glazed with 5-year-old Tortuga Gold Rum then vacuum sealed to lock in the delicious freshness. The 33 ounce Tortuga Rum Cake ships anywhere in the USA for less than $33, which includes shipping at tortuga…

March 22, 2014 12:00 pm
Baking in Winter: A Sweet Mess of Favorite Cookie Recipes

Baking in Winter: A Sweet Mess of Favorite Cookie Recipes

The holiday season is prime time for baking, sharing and eating cookies.

February 18, 2014 2:30 am Photos

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Fix for Lake tax loophole, other measures win Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.

February 04, 2014 6:00 pm Related

Half a foot of snow possible by New Year's morning, lake-effect to follow

New Year's Eve revelers may find themselves cleaning up snow Wednesday morning along with confetti.

December 31, 2013 8:25 pm

Cheer Fund continues to raise funds for food vouchers

HAMMOND | The Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund received an additional $2,500 since Tuesday. 

December 29, 2013 7:30 pm

Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund breaks fundraising record

HAMMOND | On the eve of Christmas Day, organizers of the Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund estimated thousands of Northwest Indiana residents will have a Christmas dinner with food vouchers it funds.

December 24, 2013 5:00 pm
Bad luck, bad play leave NBA weak Christmas slate

Bad luck, bad play leave NBA weak Christmas slate

NEW YORK | If the NBA had a Christmas wish, it might be for a different holiday schedule.

December 24, 2013 2:06 pm
Bad luck, bad play leave NBA weak Christmas slate

Bad luck, bad play leave NBA weak Christmas slate

Thunder forward Kevin Durant shoots over Bulls forwards Tony Snell, left, and Carlos Boozer during the fourth quarter of a recent game. The Bulls play the Nets today.

December 24, 2013 2:06 pm

Ice pellets and snow frustrate holiday travel rush

CHICAGO | A storm with a 2,000-mile footprint threatened to frustrate Christmas travelers from Texas to Nova Scotia with a little of everything Mother Nature has to offer, from freezing rain, ice and snow to flooding, thunderstorms and possibly some tornadoes in the South.

December 21, 2013 2:00 pm
A sweet holiday tradition: Staff shares cookie recipes for festive family tables

A sweet holiday tradition: Staff shares cookie recipes for festive family tables

The holiday season is prime time for baking, sharing and eating cookies.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Boys & Girls Club children receive early holiday gift

Boys & Girls Club children receive early holiday gift

GARY | Six-year-old Nykolas Buckwalter shyly walked Monday down the gym of the John Will Anderson Club of The Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Indiana to claim his bicycle.

December 09, 2013 11:00 pm Photos

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The Joffrey Ballet performs "The Nutcracker"

The Joffrey Ballet performs "The Nutcracker"

The Joffrey Ballet performs "The Nutcracker," through Dec. 28 at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre.

December 09, 2013 12:00 am
Disney Tree (2)

Disney Tree (2)

Minnie Mouse and other Disney friends help add a magical touch to the Grand Tree.

December 05, 2013 11:00 am
Disney Tree (3)

Disney Tree (3)

Hanukkah is one of several multicultural displays featured in Holidays of Light, also taking place at the museum, which highlights holidays that celebrate light or enlightenment.

December 05, 2013 11:00 am
Greek women add luncheon and vendors to bake sale

Greek women add luncheon and vendors to bake sale

MERRILLVILLE | St. Helen’s Philoptochos Ladies Society of SS. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral will host its 11th annual Christmas Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hellenic Cultural Center, 8000 Madison St.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Food bank sets out to provide 'Hope for the Holidays'

When Christmas arrives, the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana wants local families in need to celebrate the holiday with a proper meal.

December 04, 2013 5:45 pm
Disney Tree (1)

Disney Tree (1)

The 45-foot Grand Tree at the Museum of Science and Industry shines with more than 30,000 lights and hundreds of Disney-inspired ornaments.

December 03, 2013 11:00 am
Local businesses urge shoppers to think small for the holidays

Local businesses urge shoppers to think small for the holidays

Roy Krizek doesn't like the idea of spending Thanksgiving camped outside of a big box store.

December 01, 2013 11:00 pm Photos

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