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AL HAMNIK: Sports is a game, life is cold reality

America, land of opportunity.

May 20, 2014 6:15 pm

Valpo seeks solution to illegal parking at library

VALPARAISO | The city's Traffic and Safety Committee decided Thursday to try the gentle reminder approach to educate drivers about not parking in the no parking area on Jefferson Street in front of the Valparaiso Public Library.

May 01, 2014 6:00 pm
Sarah Jessica Parker to visit Chicago

Sarah Jessica Parker to visit Chicago

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker of "Sex and the City" fame recently debuted the SJP Collection, a line of shoes, handbags and a trench coat, available at Nordstrom's.

March 04, 2014 12:00 am

Weiss Entities names new executive, plans move to Chicago

MERRILLVILLE | A real estate and retail development and property management firm has hired a new chief financial officer, as it plans to move company leaders downtown Chicago.

February 10, 2014 11:30 am
EDITOR’S LETTER

EDITOR’S LETTER

Now that I keep track of my activity when I'm awake and know exactly what the percentages are on light and deep sleep, I have pinpointed exactly where the problem lies: There are not enough hours in the day. Furthermore, this is not a time management issue, or the result of a lack of balance…

September 23, 2013 2:15 pm
EDITOR'S LETTER: How to become high-maintenance without even trying

EDITOR'S LETTER: How to become high-maintenance without even trying

In the pre-high maintenance world everyone's Mom got her hair done once a week. Kind of the standard perq for washing the dishes by hand, peeling potatoes three or four times a week, ironing men's dress shirts and keeping the household budget on track, the checkbook balanced. Sounds grim, bu…

September 17, 2013 4:56 pm

Former federal funds getting new life in Valpo

VALPARAISO | A federal program designed to help renovate rental properties more than 25 years ago is about to have a new life helping the city renovate the facades of downtown buildings.

August 12, 2013 8:49 pm

Southbound Cline Ave. closed for 4 hours after semi rollover

EAST CHICAGO | An overturned semi on the Michigan Avenue exit ramp closed the southbound lanes of Cline Avenue for about four hours Thursday, police said. 

May 02, 2013 9:15 pm

Scary movie results in sewer replacement project

VALPARAISO | One of the scariest things on TV recently wasn't on cable or satellite. It was in Valparaiso's sewers.

April 09, 2013 6:45 pm

New Chicago receiving new traffic light courtesy of federal grant

NEW CHICAGO | The town has received a green light to upgrade a traffic signal at Michigan Avenue and Huber Boulevard to make it pedestrian-friendly, officials said.

February 16, 2013 6:43 pm
Classic fashion brand Burberry goes digital

Classic fashion brand Burberry goes digital

Angela Ahrendts may be CEO of Burberry, but one of her favorite accessories is an Apple iPhone5 that she's used to oversee a mobile makeover at the 150-year-old company best known for trenchcoats and tartan plaids.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Valpo getting more done for less with traffic signal modernization

VALPARAISO | The downtown signal modernization project will benefit from a federal grant for 80 percent of the cost, and bids for the project were well below estimates.

August 23, 2012 6:49 pm
Detours problematic during rush hours, any time trains, barges move

Detours problematic during rush hours, any time trains, barges move

EAST CHICAGO | In life, timing is everything, especially when detouring off Cline Avenue some 18 months after the Cline Avenue Bridge was permanently closed by the Indiana Department of Transportation.

May 11, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Vosges Chocolatier Katrina Markoff a delicious Indiana claim-to-fame

OFFBEAT: Vosges Chocolatier Katrina Markoff a delicious Indiana claim-to-fame

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 21, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Valpo looks ahead to 2011 street paving program

VALPARAISO | There's nothing like a little warmer weather to turn one's thoughts toward spring, and Public Works Director Matt Evans gave the council a preview of the coming year's paving program Monday.

February 14, 2011 6:24 pm
OFFBEAT: Bozo the Clown honored with new book; signing at Borders

OFFBEAT: Bozo the Clown honored with new book; signing at Borders

If you think you know everything about Bozo the Clown, there are probably still a few facts that have escaped even dedicated fans.

August 08, 2010 12:00 am Related

Lane closures planned for Michigan Ave. to Cline Ave. ramp opening

EAST CHICAGO | A newly constructed temporary ramp from Michigan Avenue to Cline Avenue is expected to open to traffic Wednesday morning, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced Monday.

July 26, 2010 7:19 am
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