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EDITORIAL: Discuss effective tactics on war on poverty

EDITORIAL: Discuss effective tactics on war on poverty

Last Sunday's extensive report on poverty in Northwest Indiana should be a springboard for discussion, not the final word, on efforts to address poverty.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am
BOB HEISSE: War on Poverty coverage should spark discussion

BOB HEISSE: War on Poverty coverage should spark discussion

Consider this as you read our special report, "The Price of Poverty": Are cuts to social service agencies and education the right move as poverty increases in Northwest Indiana? What more can or should be done?

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Related
BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

Northwest Indiana needs a town hall, a place for daily idea and viewpoint exchanges and discussion. Our Opinion page can serve that role, and we’re taking steps to do just that.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Tomorrow starts today for America's youths

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Tomorrow starts today for America's youths

A total of 327 boys and girls came through the doors of Alternative House last year. They came because their chances of success and safety were better at the Crisis Center’s runaway and homeless youth shelter than at their home.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Helen Thomas, last of legendary White House press corp, dies at 92

OFFBEAT: Helen Thomas, last of legendary White House press corp, dies at 92

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Sandy, humanitarian relief and American tradition

GUEST COMMENTARY: Sandy, humanitarian relief and American tradition

Cyclone Sandy was technically downgraded from hurricane status just before striking the U.S., but remains highly disruptive. Both the Obama and Romney presidential campaigns temporarily suspended their frenetic activity. In part, this reflected the practical impossibility of moving through t…

November 03, 2012 12:00 am
Indiana not 'battleground' state this year

Indiana not 'battleground' state this year

INDIANAPOLIS | A once-in-a-generation presidential candidate with a huge campaign cash advantage turned Indiana in 2008 from solidly Republican into a battleground state narrowly won by Democrat Barack Obama.

September 08, 2012 10:00 pm
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