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March 30, 2014 4:45 pm

Statehouse busts of black politicians unveiled

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Lonnie Randolph, D-East Chicago, presided Thursday over the unveiling of two busts of trailblazing African-American Hoosier politicians, now on permanent display in the Statehouse.

January 16, 2014 2:53 pm

Family establishes educational foundation in Katie Hall's memory

The family of the late Katie Hall, the Gary politician responsible for the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday, has established a foundation in her memory aimed at honoring public service and promoting education.

February 15, 2013 7:30 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Brooks, Walorski take aim at GOP glass ceiling

BRIAN HOWEY: Brooks, Walorski take aim at GOP glass ceiling

Susan Brooks’ 5th Congressional District campaign conducted internal polling in mid-April and the news was disheartening. She trailed the front-runner, former U.S. Rep. David McIntosh, by 20 points. Twenty points?

May 20, 2012 12:00 am

Why do imprisoned politicians expect easier treatment?

I am writing in regards to your article on Katie Hall. It seems our elected officials can do nothing wrong. You did mention her downfall, but why must we always be made to feel sorry for these people? Many of our jailed politicians feel the need to get out of incarceration for their children…

March 08, 2012 12:00 am
Ind. House honors female Gary leaders

Ind. House honors female Gary leaders

INDIANAPOLIS | Trailblazing female political leaders of Gary's present and past were celebrated Monday by the Indiana House.

March 05, 2012 7:45 pm Related
Resolution honoring Katie Hall

Resolution honoring Katie Hall

The General Assembly approved a resolution Monday memorializing the late Katie Hall, a former state representative, state senator and Congresswoman from Gary.

March 05, 2012 2:30 pm
Former U.S. Rep. Katie Hall's legacy remembered

Former U.S. Rep. Katie Hall's legacy remembered

GARY | History maker, role model, champion of the city and a loving family member.

February 25, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Gary politican, teacher remembered for legacy of community service

Gary politican, teacher remembered for legacy of community service

GARY | Family, friends, and local residents remembered former teacher and public official Katie Hall as a love-filled person with a deep legacy of community service.

February 24, 2012 8:45 pm Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Katie Hall, like all, a mix of saint and sinner

MARK KIESLING: Katie Hall, like all, a mix of saint and sinner

I don't recall the author of the quote, but someone once said that dying does not necessarily confer sainthood on a person.

February 24, 2012 12:00 am Related

Ind. Senate remembers Katie Hall

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate paused for a moment of silence and unanimously approved a resolution Thursday honoring the late Katie Hall.

February 23, 2012 6:00 pm
City remembers trailblazing public servant, educator Katie Hall

City remembers trailblazing public servant, educator Katie Hall

GARY | Yesterday, the Honorable former United States Congresswoman (D-IN) Katie Hall passed away.

February 22, 2012 10:45 am
Former U.S. Rep. Katie Hall dead at 73

Former U.S. Rep. Katie Hall dead at 73

Katie Beatrice Hall, a former teacher with a four-decade political career who was responsible for sponsoring legislation to recognize Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, died Monday, a family spokesman said. She was 73.

February 20, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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Katie Hall

Katie Hall

Katie Hall 

February 20, 2012 3:08 pm

Gary lawmakers led effort for MLK holiday

INDIANAPOLIS | The state -- and national -- holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. might not exist today but for the steely determination and more than a decade of work by legislators from Gary.

January 17, 2011 12:00 am
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