Fourth-grader Dayana Cruz waits to take on her role as mistress of ceremonies on Friday at Lincoln Elementary School's Cinco de Mayo celebration in Calumet City.
Fourth-grader Dayana Cruz is mistress of ceremonies at Lincoln Elementary School's Cinco de Mayo celebration on Friday in Calumet City.
Second-graders perform "El Son De La Negra" on Friday at Lincoln Elementary School's Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Students dance to "El Jarabe Tapatio" on Friday at Lincoln Elementary School's Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Kindergarteners perform "La Raspa" Friday at Lincoln Elementary School's Cinco de Mayo celebration in Calumet City.
Girls dance to "Jesusita en Chihuahua" on Friday at Lincoln Elementary School's Cinco de Mayo celebration in Calumet City.
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CHICAGO | It has been more than three months since Detroit-based media reported Ford Motor Co. was interested in moving the next generation Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS vehicles to a Michigan assembly plant.
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Vietnam veteran Charles Purkey, who was among veterans honored at Lincoln Elementary School's Veterans Day program Friday, receives a "thank you" rose and cards from his granddaughter, Madison Purkey, a first-grader at the Cedar Lake school. She was among more than 400 students who participa…
Niko DeProsperis, the fourth-grade winner of Lincoln Elementary School's What Is a Hero? essay contest, reads his entry at Friday's Veterans Day program in Cedar Lake. "Cleaning your house can be a hero to your parents, and this country needs more heroes," he noted.
For small, mom-and-pop shops that produce goods for the home but don't have big advertising budgets, the Internet helps level the playing field, bringing customers who are looking for something different.
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This magazine, like many others, assigns every issue a theme or two. And this columnist, like many others, follows the theme when it feels right and doesn't when it doesn't. This issue has twin themes: America the Beautiful and Beach Life. And since both are so relevant to me, I had to think…
CHICAGO | With fewer nameplates to compete with at Ford Motor Co., company officials hope a revamped Lincoln product line can boost languishing vehicle sales for that brand.
Rich Schepel, center, of Schepel Buick GMC Cadillac in Merrillville, is honored with an American flag Friday night by Chester Lobodzinski, right, and Tom VanProoyen, Schepel's vice president, at the U.S. Steel Yard baseball stadium in Gary during the fifth annual American Steelworker Nationa…
Desiree Simpson helped Dominican Republic businesses develop and improve their products while volunteering with the Peace Corps in the late 1980s. The Griffith woman opened LiveArts Studio in 2002 in Gary in the hopes of developing and honing artistic talent in youths and adults.
The RailCats Kyle Haines hits a foul during Friday night against the Lincoln Saltdogs at the U.S. Steel Yard.
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