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Let's think positive about Chicago and Transit-Oriented Development

“Stillinoyed” is the phrase used in the highly visible and unpopular (in Illinois) billboards erected by the Hoosier state throughout Chicagoland to lure business from the Windy City and Illinois to Indiana.

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Weems scholarships honor legacy and reward educational excellence

Weems scholarships honor legacy and reward educational excellence

EAST CHICAGO | When 22-year-old Rosalyn L. Weems passed away in 1995, her parents Captoria and George vowed to keep her legacy alive.

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Veteran teacher shares her passion for space exploration

Veteran teacher shares her passion for space exploration

Veteran teacher Lynne Vitkus is best known for getting her students excited about space exploration.

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Ross Summer Music Theatre turns golden with this year's musical

Ross Summer Music Theatre turns golden with this year's musical

MERRILLVILLE | Ross Summer Music Theatre will celebrate its golden anniversary this month with a production of the musical "Spamalot" at Merrillville High School's Reinhart Auditorium, 276 E. 68th Place. Show dates are 7:30 p.m. July 18, 19, 25 and 26, and 3 p.m. July 20 and 27.

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Tribute and film will honor longtime theater and music director

Tribute and film will honor longtime theater and music director

MERRILLVILLE | As Ross Summer Music Theatre opens "Spamalot," its 51st summer musical in 50 years, they will be opening the curtain for the first time without Jerauld J. Reinhart, the group's founder.

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Best-selling author hosts Write Stuff Workshop

Best-selling author hosts Write Stuff Workshop

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library will host a Writer’s Workshop on Saturday featuring Naleighna Kai, national best-selling author of "Every Woman Needs a Wife" and "Open Door Marriage."

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Adoption event offers firefighters fee waiver Saturday

MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for firefighters as part of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.

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Whiting's Great American Picnic features small city, big cake

WHITING | Round up family and friends for Whiting’s Great American Picnic and Birthday Party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Whiting along 119th Street. Don’t miss out on a piece of the city’s giant birthday cake.

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Images of Whiting prizes presented today at gallery

WHITING | In honor of Whiting's 125th anniversary, the City of Whiting and Studio 659 are hosting an Images of Whiting Contest today through July 27.

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St. John ready to accept paving bids

ST. JOHN | The town no longer owns its roads. Sort of.

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Person of interest in officer's homicide remains in custody

Person of interest in officer's homicide remains in custody

CROWN POINT | The person of interest in the fatal shooting of Gary police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield remains in the Lake County Jail, officials said. 

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College planning workshops offered free at library

College planning can be difficult, but one way to make it easier is to attend one of three free workshops at the Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Stay sharp by reading

Stay sharp by reading

LOWELL | The Summer Reading Program, "Reading Keeps You Sharp," is in full swing at the Lowell Public Library, 1505 E. Commercial Ave., with programs and reading rewards for all ages.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Construction Technology class presents Local 599 with plaque

Construction Technology class presents Local 599 with plaque

HAMMOND |Students from the Construction Technology course at the Hammond Area Career Center recently presented Local 599 of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters with a plaque to thank the carpenters for their continuous support.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Trio of women are among many to admire in Whiting

There are many ladies in the Whiting-Robertsdale community that I admire very much.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Cancer center programs serve patients and families

MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit classes and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Vendors sought for Paws for Homeless Animals Day

HOBART | The third annual Paws for Homeless Animals Day is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 at Festival Park, 111 Old Ridge Road.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Salutatorian earns standing ovation and college honors

Salutatorian earns standing ovation and college honors

Highland resident Courtney Raab completed her high school career to the sound of a cheering crowd.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Man walking near Dyer listed in critical condition after crash

DYER | A 45-year-old man was in critical condition Wednesday night after a crash near Dyer, police said.

July 09, 2014 8:23 pm
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