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MARC CHASE: Disgraced officials should 'scare straight' region leaders

MARC CHASE: Disgraced officials should 'scare straight' region leaders

Most of us know of the "scared straight" programs. You know, where troubled youths visit with locked-up convicts, witness morgue autopsies or experience the fallout of any number of tragedies induced by lives of crime.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Calumet Township right to drop lawsuit

Sometimes it doesn't matter how the right thing occurs — as long as it does.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: What Congress should learn from VA scandal

GUEST COMMENTARY: What Congress should learn from VA scandal

Like other federal scandals before it, the mess involving VA hospitals has followed a well-trod path. First comes the revelation of misdoing. Then comes the reaction: a shocked public, an administration on the defensive, and grandstanding members of Congress. Finally, major reform bills get …

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
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June 23, 2014 12:00 am
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June 21, 2014 12:00 am

New IRS restaurant tip rule riles some

The automatic tip many restaurants tack on the bill for large groups is getting another look in light of new Internal Revenue Service rules on how to report those tips as wages.

June 15, 2014 10:30 am
Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

GARY | In the shadow of a siege by federal law enforcement and state and local lawmakers, the Calumet Township trustee's office is poised to receive a new leader in 2015.

May 06, 2014 10:45 pm Photos

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April 29, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

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April 25, 2014 12:00 am
Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

HAMMOND | The clanking of shackles around wrists and ankles of elected officials charged with public corruption sends a sensory message, whether intended by law enforcement or not.

April 19, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Income tax returns due Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | The deadline for Hoosiers to file their 2013 federal and state income tax returns is Tuesday.

April 11, 2014 7:41 pm
Feds raid Calumet Township trustee's office

Feds raid Calumet Township trustee's office

GARY | FBI and IRS agents raided the Calumet Township trustee's office Thursday, removing several boxes of evidence and at least one computer as part of a federal investigation of the office.

March 27, 2014 7:06 pm Video Photos

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Former Merrillville employee to be sentenced in February

HAMMOND | A former Merrillville Town Court clerk accused of stealing bond money paid to the Town Court will be sentenced in federal court Feb. 24., according to court records.

January 27, 2014 7:45 pm

EDITORIAL: If it's a church, invite all to worship

The Porter County Property Tax Assessment Board of Appeals is puzzling over tax-exempt status for a 36-acre site in Porter Township that also serves as a private home.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Disgraced Gary councilman should step down

EDITORIAL: Disgraced Gary councilman should step down

Add Gary city Councilman Ronier Scott to the long list of disgraced Northwest Indiana politicians.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am Related
East Porter schools join Indiana's Obamacare lawsuit

East Porter schools join Indiana's Obamacare lawsuit

INDIANAPOLIS | East Porter County School Corp. has joined a state-sponsored lawsuit seeking to invalidate a portion of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

December 09, 2013 6:00 pm Related
Gary councilman charged with failing to file tax returns

Gary councilman charged with failing to file tax returns

HAMMOND | The second Gary City Council member in as many years is accused by prosecutors of violating federal tax laws.

December 09, 2013 1:45 pm Photos

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It's back to normal in Lake Station

LAKE STATION | Business at Lake Station City Hall was back to normal on Monday, Mayor Keith Soderquist said.

November 18, 2013 6:30 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lawsuit asks if IRS can tax state

Can the IRS require Indiana’s state government to pay a tax penalty just like any other employer? The answer will set a precedent that goes to the fundamental relationship between states and the federal government.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Clerk-treasurer: Feds investigating Lake Station

Clerk-treasurer: Feds investigating Lake Station

LAKE STATION | The city continues to be part of an investigation launched by federal agents in late June, said Clerk-Treasurer Brenda Samuels.

October 09, 2013 7:15 pm
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