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Mystery, music and meat pies are in the air this weekend

Mystery, music and meat pies are in the air this weekend

The mystery dinner lives at Lake Michigan College while Ivy Tech gets groovy tonight; Miller Bakery Cafe hosts Save the Dunes benefit wine-and-food-tasting and Pure Michigan has a meat pie recipe.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

April 10, 2014 10:00 am
Gary mayor commands national audience through Politico chat

Gary mayor commands national audience through Politico chat

The mayors of the Steel City, the Windy City and the other Steel City came together Wednesday for a meeting of the minds.

April 09, 2014 12:00 pm
RICH JAMES: Hammond is missing link in Lake County unity

RICH JAMES: Hammond is missing link in Lake County unity

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is on the verge of doing what no other politician has ever done – unite Lake County.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Group seeks mentors to impact young lives

GARY | The Mentoring Trust and the Urban League of Northwest Indiana are launching a mentoring initiative April 17 at Marquette Park Pavilion.

April 05, 2014 5:00 pm
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

On the April 4, 2014, nwi.com Political Roundtable, The Times' Doug Ross and Robert Blaszkiewicz are joined by Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson to discuss the latest developments in the city.

April 03, 2014 9:00 pm
New collaborations to help students experience positive outcomes

New collaborations to help students experience positive outcomes

GARY | State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz will visit the Gary Community School Corporation on Wednesday, April 2.

April 01, 2014 3:42 pm
'Easy decision’ to revive court

'Easy decision’ to revive court

GARY | A courtroom, crowded with judicial and elected officials, signaled a celebration Friday for the return of the Title IV-D Juvenile Court to the city.

March 28, 2014 7:35 pm Photos

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Gary Hack Night may find solutions in city data

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and her administration want to leverage local computer and information technology experts to develop new applications the public can use.

March 22, 2014 7:21 pm
Gary, other cities target education initiatives

Gary, other cities target education initiatives

GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is one of 14 mayors across the country who will partner with the National League of Cities and the U.S. Department of Education to hold a “community conversation” to discuss strategies to advance learning, student engagement and improve schools.

March 10, 2014 6:09 pm Photos

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Freeman-Wilson to be recognized for leadership

CHICAGO | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will be honored today by Fifth Third Bank Chicago, along with other African-American leaders in Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area.

February 25, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: An embrace worth a thousand words

MARC CHASE: An embrace worth a thousand words

If pictures truly say a thousand words, a photo from Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's State of the City address last week should generate enough verbiage to fill this column — and region political reform advocates — with hope.

February 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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DOUG ROSS: Two responses to legacy of government excess

DOUG ROSS: Two responses to legacy of government excess

Even as Chicago and Illinois talk about their legacy costs, meaning overly generous public pensions, Gary and Calumet Township are dealing with their own legacy of past poor decisions.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am
Gary mayor's state of the city address

Gary mayor's state of the city address

Highlights from Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's state of the city address. She discusses crime, the deficit, education, the demolition of the downtown Sheraton Hotel and the development of the Gary/Chicago International Airport

February 19, 2014 6:21 pm
Gary mayor in State of the City address: We're 'making progress'

Gary mayor in State of the City address: We're 'making progress'

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson brought a message of affirmation to all who are working to improve Gary on Wednesday during her annual State of the City address.

February 19, 2014 3:30 pm Video Photos

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Gary's Fifth Ave. could be renamed for Rudy Clay

Gary's Fifth Ave. could be renamed for Rudy Clay

INDIANAPOLIS | A street running through the heart of Gary soon could be renamed to honor a late mayor whose heart pulsed with the rhythm of the city he loved.

February 18, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Gary mayor to present State of City address Wednesday

GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will deliver her third State of the City address at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Genesis Convention Center.

February 16, 2014 6:15 pm
Educaiton the best form of economic development, UNCF exec says

Educaiton the best form of economic development, UNCF exec says

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, center talks with Michael Lomax, president and CEO of UNCF, Wednesday morning during the Mayor's Breakfast at the Marquette Park Pavilion.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

Freeman-Wilson to host inaugural UNCF breakfast

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will host the inaugural United Negro College Fund Mayor's Breakfast on Wednesday.

February 07, 2014 7:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Privatization should make airport finally fly

There has been considerable criticism of privatizing Gary/Chicago International Airport operations now, when the airport is still a jewel in the rough, rather than later, when the city could get some revenue from leasing this asset.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Cold freezes hearts, logic of snowplow naysayers

MARC CHASE: Cold freezes hearts, logic of snowplow naysayers

Plenty of government blunders in the region deserve bitter-cold responses.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am
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