Shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, CBS commentator Eric Sevareid noted the principal legacy of the murdered leader might well be an "attitude," a contagious spirit that all things are possible if only we have the vision and will.
VALPARAISO | The Forgotten War. The No-Win War. The "died for a tie" war.
Lake County Sheriff John Buncich has joined Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's call for the state to help raze 10,000 abandoned buildings in the city. Those two voices need others locally to form a chorus of support for the effort.
LANSING | The Lansing Junior Woman's Club held a memorial walk in honor of LCPL Philip J. Martini, a Lansing native, who died while serving in Iraq with the United States Marine Corps on April 8, 2006.
Just over one week ago, President Barack Obama addressed our nation regarding the ongoing conflict in Syria. He urged us, and arguably the world, to support a strike against the Syrian government. That’s all fine and dandy, but when did this become our fight?
Hours before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 10-7 in support of a U.S. strike against Syria, U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., expressed his reservations about it.
The images we saw last week are grotesque, disturbing, heartbreaking and might be just a preview of things to come.
This is a story of bipartisanship, of partnerships, of Bayh partnerships. It is a tale of helping the needy. And Gary needs help. In many forms.
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are either over or winding down, but the specters of death and justice have taken a disturbing new tandem twist this year with the issues of U.S. military suicides and sexual assaults within the ranks.
The Memorial Day established in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln is gradually fading into history. It was meant to establish into our national memory the sacrifice of thousands of sons and daughters who gave their lives in service to their country in peace and war.
INDIANAPOLIS | Veterans of the first Persian Gulf war would be honored with a national memorial in Washington, D.C., under a plan announced Tuesday by U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind.
VALPARAISO | In the battle against bullies, a growing number of people are getting involved, ranging from the U.S. Army to a Valparaiso middle school student.
HOBART | U.S. Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer Timothy Johns came close to death in 2007 after a bomb exploded in Iraq, family members said.
VALPARAISO | The city may become one of next local communities to approve an ordinance banning protests within 300 feet of a funeral.
HEBRON | Anyone violating the town's ordinance against protests at funerals won't face Hebron's justice. They will have to deal with the state's.
VALPARAISO | The city has gone to great lengths to support the military, and the military returned the favor at Monday's council meeting.
I've complained in the past about Porter County's emergency warning sirens because they supposedly warn us of about 50 different potential disasters, and it can be tough figuring out why they are going off.
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