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ANDREA NEAL: Native Americans forced from Hoosier state at gunpoint

ANDREA NEAL: Native Americans forced from Hoosier state at gunpoint

On the morning of Sept. 4, 1838, 859 Potawatomi were forced at gunpoint from their homes in northern Indiana and sent on foot and horseback to the “Unorganized Territory” of Kansas to begin a new life.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am

It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

INDIANAPOLIS | With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again.

July 27, 2014 8:00 pm
Valpo couple celebrating 70 years of wedded bliss

Valpo couple celebrating 70 years of wedded bliss

VALPARAISO | Herb and Mary Ella Barber seem like an old married couple — teasing each other, completing each other’s sentences and smiling when they see each other.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Carl Edwards races to 1st career road course win

Carl Edwards races to 1st career road course win

SONOMA, Calif. | Carl Edwards made Roush Fenway Racing the unlikely organization to end Hendrick Motorsports' five-race winning streak.

June 22, 2014 6:30 pm
Danica Patrick surprise of Kansas with career-best run

Danica Patrick surprise of Kansas with career-best run

KANSAS CITY, Kan. | Danica Patrick added another May moment to cherish.

May 11, 2014 5:15 pm

REGION COLLEGIANS: L.C. grad Kaitlyn Moricz wins national championship in pole vault

It’s been quite the freshman season for Kaitlyn Moricz.

March 16, 2014 9:00 pm
Custom Drum Builder Steve Crabtree rocks on

Custom Drum Builder Steve Crabtree rocks on

Beat Boogie Quality Drums owner Steve Crabtree has loved drums since he was a young boy and heard Sandy Nelson’s classic “Let There Be Drums” for the first time.

January 20, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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REGION COLLEGIANS: L.C.’s Miklusak blue collar at Western Illinois

REGION COLLEGIANS: L.C.’s Miklusak blue collar at Western Illinois

Lake Central grad Mike Miklusak is a little too young to be punching the clock and taking his lunch pail to work, but that’s exactly what the blue-collar player is doing at Western Illinois.

January 05, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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DOUG ROSS: Celebrate report's birthday by blowing off dust

DOUG ROSS: Celebrate report's birthday by blowing off dust

If the much-ballyhooed Porter County Jobs Cabinet report had a soundtrack, it most likely would include "Dust in the Wind" by Kansas. Just change the lyrics to "Dust on the Shelf."

December 20, 2013 12:00 am Related
REGION COLLEGIANS: St. Francis falls in NAIA playoffs

REGION COLLEGIANS: St. Francis falls in NAIA playoffs

The University of Saint Francis (Fort Wayne) football team had its season come to an end Saturday in a 28-14 loss to the University of Cumberlands in the quarterfinals of the NAIA Football Championship Series.

December 01, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway

Harvick wins wreck-filled race at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. | Kevin Harvick didn't simply have his hands full with the rest of the Sprint Cup field Sunday. He also was trying to tame a squirrely surface at Kansas Speedway.

October 06, 2013 9:00 pm
All-star concerts a highlight at entertainment venue

All-star concerts a highlight at entertainment venue

If you're looking for eclectic entertainment this weekend, head out to Frankfort, Ill.

August 01, 2013 1:30 pm

Valpo eager to try new federal funds swap law

VALPARAISO | The city could be one of the first to try to take advantage of a new state law that allows it to trade federal funds for state dollars to reduce costs and speed up projects.

May 08, 2013 8:20 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Stability is key for Indiana’s future

Hoosiers have the unique luxury of being the fiscal envy of the nation because of the sound policies of the last eight years. Rather than discussing which taxes to increase as they are in Kansas and other states, policymakers are talking about which tax to cut.

March 27, 2013 12:00 am Related
Mount Carmel's Kravetz commits to Kansas

Mount Carmel's Kravetz commits to Kansas

It didn't take long for Jeremy Kravetz to know where he wanted to play his college baseball.

March 21, 2013 7:00 pm
Indiana stays No. 1 in AP Top 25, Gonzaga No. 2

Indiana stays No. 1 in AP Top 25, Gonzaga No. 2

Indiana is No. 1 in The Associated Press' Top 25 for the fourth straight week, while Gonzaga moved to No. 2 for the first time in school history.

February 25, 2013 5:15 pm
Some states unhappy about the idea of happy hours

Some states unhappy about the idea of happy hours

The concept of happy hour, when bars offer lower prices or two-for-one specials, may seem like an American tradition, but is in fact illegal or restricted in quite a few places.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Disabled parents face bias, loss of kids

Millions of Americans with disabilities have gained innumerable rights and opportunities in recent years, but advocates say barriers can block one basic human right: To be a parent.

November 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Man files appeal in kidnapping conviction

Man files appeal in kidnapping conviction

HAMMOND | A Kansas man, found guilty by a federal jury in July of kidnapping and obstruction of justice in a case involving his adult daughter, has filed a hand-written appeal accusing the judge of prejudicing the jury against him.

September 06, 2012 3:30 pm

Witness 'can't remember' kidnapping

HAMMOND | Kicking off a kidnapping trial Monday, a 21-year-old Missouri woman claimed to not remember sprinting naked into a Portage liquor store to escape her father.

July 16, 2012 8:51 pm
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