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Toronto's Rob Ford withdraws from mayor's race

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing his re-election bid.

September 12, 2014 12:08 pm
Good defeats incumbent Adams, LaFever in Porter County Commissioner's 2nd District race

Good defeats incumbent Adams, LaFever in Porter County Commissioner's 2nd District race

VALPARAISO | Jeff Good couldn't point to the single thing that put him on top of a three-way race in the Republican primary in the Porter County Commissioner 2nd District race Tuesday.

May 06, 2014 9:11 pm Photos

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Reynolds gets Democrat nod for Porter County sheriff

Reynolds gets Democrat nod for Porter County sheriff

VALPARAISO | Dave Reynolds handily defeated his opponent for Porter County sheriff in Tuesday's Democrat primary, but he said he isn't stopping to take a rest.

May 06, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Brown wins Lake recorder's office

Brown wins Lake recorder's office

CROWN POINT | Political newcomer Michael B. Brown was the clear winner of the Lake County recorder's race, capturing more than 70 percent of the vote.

November 06, 2012 10:45 pm

Judge gives candidate time to challenge defeat in 3rd District

CROWN POINT | A judge has given North Township Board member Richard J. Novak time to fully challenge the outcome of last month's Democratic primary election in the 3rd District Lake County commissioner race.

June 15, 2012 6:15 pm

Past and future come together in Lake surveyor race

CROWN POINT | The race for Lake County surveyor features five candidates, promising voters a sunnier future for flood control.

May 03, 2012 9:00 pm

Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

More isn't better with alcohol

November 26, 2011 12:00 am

Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

Indiana's secretary of state can't be trusted

October 22, 2011 12:00 am

Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

Lottery splurges, we lose

October 15, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Counties should adopt vote centers

Counties in Indiana are now considering their options when it comes to election polling sites, and they're learning there are benefits to vote centers over traditional precinct voting sites.

July 16, 2011 12:00 am

City election line-up finalized

PORTAGE | The races have been set for this November's municipal elections and all but two Portage council districts are contested.

July 10, 2011 12:00 am
Stidham wins chance at Portage clerk-treasurer's seat

Stidham wins chance at Portage clerk-treasurer's seat

PORTAGE | For Chris Stidham, the third time was the charm.

May 03, 2011 10:19 pm Photos

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Velazquez wins Portage mayoral primary

Velazquez wins Portage mayoral primary

PORTAGE | Incumbent Mayor Olga Velazquez easily won the Democratic primary Tuesday setting up a repeat race in November against Republican James Snyder.

May 03, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Turnak, Scheuer contend for 5th District council seat

PORTAGE | Richard Turnak says it will take experience to guide the city for the next four years.

April 25, 2011 12:00 am

Democrats contest Portage's 1st District

PORTAGE | Two political newcomers are seeking to unseat a longtime Portage City Council 1st District representative in the Democrat primary race May 3.

April 23, 2011 12:00 am

Ragen Hatcher fundraiser set at Calumet Township Center

GARY | An Evening with Ragen Hatcher is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday at the Calumet Township Multipurpose Center, 1900 W. 41st Ave., Gary.

April 11, 2011 8:00 pm

Former councilman files to run for Portage council on May 3

PORTAGE | Former City Councilman Mark Oprisko has filed to run for city council in the upcoming May 3 Democrat primary.

February 25, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: Case against charters falls apart

Opponents of charter schools in Indiana are saddled with a fundamental weakness in their argument against expansion of educational choices. They must persuade the public, and members of the Indiana General Assembly, that parents aren't qualified to select the best learning environment for th…

January 29, 2011 12:00 am

Judge delays Blago trial to April

CHICAGO | A federal judge has agreed to delay the second corruption trial of ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich by nearly five months — a ruling that may come as a relief to some candidates in Chicago's mayoral race, including former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.

October 23, 2010 12:00 am

Gutierrez will not enter mayoral race

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a Chicago Democrat who has been a leader in the fight for federal immigration reform, said Thursday he will not run for Chicago mayor.

October 15, 2010 12:00 am
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