WASHINGTON | U.S. industrial output rose in March as cold weather kept utilities busy generating heat and a surge in auto production helped offset broader weakness in manufacturing.
An observation point in the center of Magnitogorsk, Russia, provides a breathtaking view of the Ural River, with gray and orange smoke rising above the rows of pipes on the opposite bank.
CHICAGO | Members of assorted activist groups from across the city’s Southeast Side have decided they can be more successful in trying to protect the area’s environment if they work together.
Despite an uptick in the rate workers in the agricultural and health care sectors got sick or hurt on the job last year, the Indiana Department of Labor said Thursday the average for all industries around the state was flat from 2010.
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn used his veto power Friday to reject a bill that would have required utility companies to purchase a synthetic natural gas to be made at a proposed plant that was to be built in the East Side neighborhood.
NIPSCO is planning a number of community service events across northern Indiana to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
Actor Paul Newman is shown in the 1969 film "Winning."
Actor Paul Newman, playing the part of a race driver in Universal's movie, 'Winning", wouldn't use a double and did this scene, himself at the race track on July 26, 1968 in Riverside, Calif.
For kids living in Indiana harbor at the foot of Lake Michigan, the hero of one childhood classic was not fiction, but part of their daily lives.
Although I grew up in Indiana Harbor, today I could not give you directions to the nearest drug store.
United States Steel Corp. expects positive financial results from its operating segments in the second quarter.
PORTAGE | The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is embarking on a study to identify sources of air pollution in Lake and Porter counties and the potential health risks they pose.
As we all know, the Calumet Region is a place where men and women work, and work hard. The refineries, the steel mills, the foundries and manufacturing plants have long been the backbone of our area's economy and the reason so many immigrants came to our area to work so they could provide fo…
HAMMOND | Emerging technologies, new federal programs and global volunteer efforts are aiding in cleaner water, but there still is work to be done.
HAMMOND | Technologies exist that will allow BP's Whiting Refinery to meet federal standards for mercury discharges in waste water released into Lake Michigan, a study commissioned by the company confirmed.
One of the most fascinating things about the Calumet Region, among many fascinating things, is that everyone who lives or lived here is a walking storybook.
MICHIGAN CITY | The accidental release of 1,500 gallons of a latex solution into a ditch leading to Trail Creek has been contained, a spokesman for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management said.
Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said he expects to close a deal by Nov. 1 to locate a major rail transfer facility for Potash Corp. adjacent to Hammond's Gibson Yard. "For all intents and purposes, it's a done deal," McDermott told the Times.
Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said he expects to close a deal by Nov. 1 that will locate a major rail transfer facility for Potash Corp. adjacent to Hammond's Gibson Yard.
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