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GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call changed economy, society and ourselves

GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call changed economy, society and ourselves

The telecom hills are alive with the sounds of mergers, with two at crescendo. In February, Comcast agreed to purchase Time Warner for $45 billion. AT&T last month announced purchase of DirecTV, which if confirmed is valued at about $48.5 billion. Other possible deals provide background …

June 14, 2014 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Calumet Twp.'s plight should inspire Pence

DOUG ROSS: Calumet Twp.'s plight should inspire Pence

Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin is running for re-election, but she's not running from controversy. Neither should Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.

March 07, 2014 12:00 am Video

EDITORIAL: Amid government stumbles, remember successes

Amid all the angst over healthcare.gov, the Obamacare signup website, there are successful examples locally of making interaction with government easier by doing more online.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call has changed our economy, society and ourselves

GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call has changed our economy, society and ourselves

The phones are busy, and so are the companies that design, make and market information devices. As with earlier communications technologies, smartphones are helping to disseminate political power and foster the growth of equality. Overall, however, the interplay between technology and societ…

September 07, 2013 12:00 am

BEST SELLERS FOR NOV. 25

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION 1. THE PERFECT HOPE, by Nora Roberts 2. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham 3. POSEIDON'S ARROW, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler 4. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James 5. REFLECTED IN YOU, by Sylvia Day COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION 1. KILLING KE…

November 25, 2012 1:30 am

BEST SELLERS FOR NOV. 18

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION 1. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham 2. REFLECTED IN YOU, by Sylvia Day 3. THE SINS OF THE MOTHER, by Danielle Steel 4. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn 5. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION 1. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O…

November 18, 2012 1:30 am
BEST SELLERS FOR NOV. 11

BEST SELLERS FOR NOV. 11

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION 1. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham 2. REFLECTED IN YOU, by Sylvia Day 3. MY KIND OF CHRISTMAS, by Robyn Carr 4. NYPD RED, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp 5. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION 1. PROOF OF HEAV…

November 11, 2012 1:30 am
BEST SELLERS FOR NOV. 4

BEST SELLERS FOR NOV. 4

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION 1.THE BONE BED, by Patricia Cornwell 2.THE PANTHER, by Nelson DeMille 3.THE TWELVE, by Justin Cronin 4.FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James 5.THE CASUAL VACANCY, by J. K. Rowling COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION 1.KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O'Reilly…

November 03, 2012 1:30 am
BEST SELLERS FOR OCT. 28

BEST SELLERS FOR OCT. 28

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION 1.REFLECTED IN YOU, by Sylvia Day 2.THE CASUAL VACANCY, by J. K. Rowling 3.FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James 4.MAD RIVER, by John Sandford 5.FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James .COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION 1.KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O'Reil…

October 25, 2012 1:30 am Photos

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BEST SELLERS FOR OCT. 21

BEST SELLERS FOR OCT. 21

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION 1.REFLECTED IN YOU, by Sylvia Day 2.THE CASUAL VACANCY, by J. K. Rowling 3.MAD RIVER, by John Sandford 4.FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James 5.FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION 1.KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O'Reilly…

October 18, 2012 1:30 am Photos

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BEST SELLERS FOR OCT. 14

BEST SELLERS FOR OCT. 14

 COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

October 11, 2012 10:44 pm
BEST SELLERS FOR OCT. 7

BEST SELLERS FOR OCT. 7

1. The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympus, Book 3)by Rick Riordan

October 06, 2012 10:44 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Welfare privatization critics need to modernize talking points

GUEST COMMENTARY: Welfare privatization critics need to modernize talking points

For years, our administration has sat silently through frequent criticism of our initial attempt to repair and reform Indiana's welfare system. Much of the criticism was sincere and accurate, much was simply crude politics. But even when it crossed the line into inaccuracy, we endured it wit…

August 28, 2012 5:59 pm
EDITORIAL: Learn from welfare privatization failure

EDITORIAL: Learn from welfare privatization failure

Marion Superior Court Judge David Dreyer's ruling in the welfare privatization case isn't the final word, but it's one for the textbooks.

July 20, 2012 12:00 am Related
Valpo Tech not an eyesore in grads' eyes

Valpo Tech not an eyesore in grads' eyes

VALPARAISO | The former Valparaiso Technical Institute building might be an eyesore, but to many of the institute's graduates it still is the Emerald City of their educational life.

April 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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THURM FERREE: My response to Gov. Daniels' response

THURM FERREE: My response to Gov. Daniels' response

I know there are many who love and respect Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and loved him more after his GOP response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.

February 09, 2012 12:00 am
THURM FERREE: What else will Daniels do to Lake County?

THURM FERREE: What else will Daniels do to Lake County?

The sum total of what Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has done will not be known until he leaves office. We in Lake County wish that had been after one term. Why? Because other Republican governors have treated us fairly even though we side heavily with the other major political party.

January 12, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Too bad Daniels chose not to run

With Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels finally deciding not to enter the 2012 presidential race, the Republican Party has lost one of the better potential candidates.

May 24, 2011 12:00 am

THURM FERREE: Hoosier GOP must stop governing state so poorly

I know many of you wonder why I write about bad things done by Indiana Republicans. When I say Republicans, I don't mean all Republicans. There are many Democrats who don't subscribe to programs put forth by their party. One thing, however, is how each govern when in state offices and what t…

February 24, 2011 12:00 am
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