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Gas prices won't deter Independence Day travelers

Gas prices won't deter Independence Day travelers

Americans taking to the roads this Fourth of July holiday weekend will be paying the highest gasoline prices since 2008, as a break on prices expected in June never materialized.

July 03, 2014 5:26 pm Photos

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Gas prices won't deter Independence Day travelers

Gas prices won't deter Independence Day travelers

Motorists gas up at the Speed Mart on Ind. 130 in Valparaiso. "The prices are a little cheaper out here," said Bryon Cordova, right, of Hammond. Gas prices are predicted to be at their highest for a July 4 since 2008.

July 02, 2014 4:27 pm
Holiday sweets: Keep the grill going for a colorful July 4 dessert

Holiday sweets: Keep the grill going for a colorful July 4 dessert

As somebody who spends a whole lot of time thinking about grilling, I love that so many Americans celebrate July Fourth by busting out the grill.

June 25, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Celebrating July 4 in the south suburbs

Here is a listing of July 4 activities in the south suburbs:

July 01, 2013 3:30 pm
Fireworks sales explode a year after drought

Fireworks sales explode a year after drought

Fireworks sales are skyrocketing compared with this time last year, when Northwest Indiana was facing drought conditions.

July 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fireworks sales explode a year after drought

Fireworks sales explode a year after drought

Fireworks sales are skyrocketing compared with this time last year, when Northwest Indiana was facing drought conditions.

July 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Women's Club holding holiday bike parade today in St. John

ST. JOHN | The annual Independence Day parade, sponsored by the GFWC St. John Women's Club begins at Prairie West Park, 93rd and Oakridge, this morning.

June 29, 2013 12:05 am

Foxwood Bike Parade rolling out today in Schererville park

SCHERERVILLE | The 20th annual Foxwood Bike Parade is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. today at Foxwood South Park, 7500 Starling Drive.

June 29, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond trash and recycling pickup delayed for the Fourth

HAMMOND | Trash and recycling pickup will be delayed next week for the Fourth of July holiday.

June 28, 2013 12:00 am

Porter County Fourth of July events

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July 01, 2012 6:30 pm

Lake Station TA to give meals to veterans, service members Wednesday

LAKE STATION | The TravelCenters of America plans to offer veterans and active-duty military a complimentary meal Wednesday.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am

Hammond garbage, recycling pickups delayed for holiday

HAMMOND | Trash and recycling pickup is canceled Wednesday because of the July Fourth holiday.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am

DARE students invited to join Hobart Fourth of July parade

HOBART | Drug Abuse Resistance Education students are invited to walk or ride their bikes in the Hobart Fourth of July parade.

June 20, 2012 12:00 am
Transportation moves ahead in region

Transportation moves ahead in region

Road construction resumed June 30 along the westbound Borman Expressway near Central Avenue, but Illinois and Indiana imposed construction moratoriums for the Fourth of July weekend.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
Today's Celebrity Birthdays of Sunday, July 4, 2010

Today's Celebrity Birthdays of Sunday, July 4, 2010

Our daily listing of notable names adding another year to their age on this day.

July 04, 2010 12:00 am
Many Candles

Many Candles

MANY CANDLES - - Actress Gloria Stuart, who starred in the film blockbuster "Titantic" adding another year today, Sunday, July 4, 2010, turning 100.

July 04, 2010 12:00 am
Holiday weekend travel to go off with a bang

Holiday weekend travel to go off with a bang

Holiday travel will skyrocket this July 4 weekend, with 17.1 percent more Americans hitting the roads and taking to the skies than last year, according to AAA.

July 01, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Holiday travel

Holiday travel

Road construction resumed this week along westbound Interstate 94 near the Central Avenue exit, but it will be halted for the July 4 holiday weekend. Lane restrictions and closures will remain in place.

June 30, 2010 4:16 pm
Holiday travel 3

Holiday travel 3

Road construction resumed along the westbound Borman Expressway near the Central Avenue exit this week, but both Illinois and Indiana are imposing construction moratoriums for the upcoming holiday weekend.

June 30, 2010 3:50 pm

Indiana State Police to ramp up July 4 patrols

State police will be stepping up patrols for the July 4 weekend beginning at midnight Friday.

June 29, 2010 8:47 am
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