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Northwest Indiana economy grew by 1.9 percent last year

Northwest Indiana economy grew by 1.9 percent last year

Northwest Indiana grew 1.9 percent last year, trailing both the state and nation.

February 26, 2014 11:25 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

State, county project helping South Holland homeowners

During a recent conversation, a South Holland resident asked me, “What is being done about the foreclosures in our community?” Well, I can tell you that I live in a community led by a mayor who doesn’t sit still when faced with a challenge. His passion for South Holland is much too great. Hi…

March 25, 2013 12:00 am
Home Showing

Home Showing

June 28, 2012 11:38 am

Report: Cook County foreclosures decline

Cook County yearly foreclosures declined 15 percent last year from December 2011 to January 2012, according to a report released Monday by the Illinois Foreclosure Listing Service.

April 13, 2012 9:00 pm

Clinton administration set up housing collapse

President Barack Obama recently announced that abusive practices by the nation's five largest banks were the main cause of the mortgage crisis. Yet he totally ignored the real culprit in this mess -- the federal government.

March 10, 2012 12:00 am

Bernanke: Economic growth 'frustratingly slow'

WASHINGTON | Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday acknowledged the pace of economic growth is likely to be "frustratingly slow" after the Fed downgraded its forecast for the next two years.

November 02, 2011 3:30 pm

Housing market still slumping in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The scenery on a walk through the neighborhoods surrounding Illinois' Capitol building is filled with signs of a sagging housing market.

August 05, 2011 6:30 pm

Mortgage, foreclosure event planned Saturday in Hammond

HAMMOND | Community groups and a county task force will convene Saturday to help residents who are behind on mortgage payments or are in foreclosure.

June 14, 2011 12:00 am
NWI home sales get hot in winter's depth

NWI home sales get hot in winter's depth

For the first time in seven months in Northwest Indiana, existing single-family home sales increased compared to one year ago, giving Realtors hope a housing market turnaround is starting.

February 24, 2011 12:00 am

Housing - is it the right time to buy?

It may be the best time to buy a house in more than four years.

February 11, 2011 12:00 am
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