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A new summer tradition begins with Lightning Bug Music Festival

A new summer tradition begins with Lightning Bug Music Festival

The twin passions of a local husband and wife will collide on the grassy knoll of Valparaiso’s Sunset Hill Park as a bevy of unique music styles and food options are presented under the banner of Lightning Bug Music Festival to help fund a regional educational cause that, as parents, is impo…

July 03, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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BLOG: Where fossil fuels are rock stars

BLOG: Where fossil fuels are rock stars

Fossil fuels are the rock stars of Alaska, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming, at least as far as their governors are concerned.

June 16, 2014 3:30 pm Related
Five-day blitz to rebuild Gary neighborhood

Five-day blitz to rebuild Gary neighborhood

GARY | This summer, volunteers from across the country will bring hammers, paint rollers and hand saws to a Gary neighborhood, where they will renovate abandoned homes and build new houses on vacant lots.

January 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Stephan Wanger was lately in Natchitoches, Louisiana discussing a Bead Town promotion in honor of the city’s status as the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase. Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, who diplomatically named the town after a local Indian tribe…

January 02, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Hammond company builds robots that make factories more productive

Hammond company builds robots that make factories more productive

HAMMOND | Manufacturers can pay factory workers pennies a day in Vietnam, China and other countries, and U.S. companies have often found it tough to compete with such rock-bottom labor costs.

October 17, 2013 6:00 pm Video Photos

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Carnival season kicks off along the Gulf Coast

Carnival season kicks off along the Gulf Coast

Christmas wreaths and holiday parties gave way to king cakes and street parades as the Carnival season kicked off this weekend along the Gulf Coast.

January 07, 2013 12:00 am
Annual bird counts give scientists climate clues

Annual bird counts give scientists climate clues

Where are the wild turkeys? Why were no black rails found? What about fox sparrows and the 13 other species that are commonly counted on the preserve? Where have they gone?

January 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Race Card Project creates new type of conversation

Race Card Project creates new type of conversation

She asked for just six words.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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CDC says US flu season starts early, could be bad

CDC says US flu season starts early, could be bad

Health officials on Monday said suspected flu cases have jumped in five Southern states, and the primary strain circulating tends to make people sicker than other types.

December 14, 2012 9:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Good thing 'Stupid' is not a health category

PHIL WIELAND: Good thing 'Stupid' is not a health category

The state of Indiana's overall health is not good, unless you happen to favor fat, lazy smokers.

December 14, 2012 12:00 am

Dyer firm cited for La. plant violations

The federal workplace safety agency has cited a Dyer-based company with 30 violations for exposing workers to safety and health hazards at a Louisiana facility.

November 11, 2010 12:00 am
Local paramedics answer call in the Gulf

Local paramedics answer call in the Gulf

HIGHLAND | Prompt Ambulance Service received a call from Louisiana last month, saying a local ambulance company serving the communities impacted by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill needed help.

August 07, 2010 12:00 am

US official: Gulf oil drilling paused, not stopped

WASHINGTON | Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen said Wednesday the oil spill containment operation in the Gulf of Mexico is now catching up to 630,000 gallons a day and that the amount could nearly double by next week as processing of the captured oil is expanded.

June 09, 2010 9:54 am

BP resumes effort to stop Gulf oil leak

ROBERT, La. | As BP labored for a second day Thursday to choke off the leak at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, dire new government estimates showed the disaster has easily eclipsed the Exxon Valdez as the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.

May 27, 2010 9:30 pm Related
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