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INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's 58 percent voter turnout in the 2012 presidential election was among the worst in the country. Just 11 states saw fewer eligible voters cast a ballot.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's election season traditionally kicks into high gear after Labor Day, but this year it seems few Hoosiers are paying attention to state and local candidates and issues — setting the stage for potentially the lowest general election voter turnout in history.
INDIANAPOLIS | Wabash College is launching a varsity lacrosse program next year and already has players from Chicago, California and Washington. Not bad for a school that doesn't offer athletic scholarships.
CROWN POINT | For Crown Point native Phil Schmidt and Bartlett, Ill., resident Bob Ray, being part of the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour is an item they now can cross off their bucket list of things to do before they die.
For many of us, the phrase “Big 10” brings to mind the spirited competition that comes with college sports. However, there is a much more serious competition among the Big 10 states.
In 2012, Indiana was ranked 40th for its lack of providing health care to low-income residents by the Corporation for Enterprise Development. This ranking resulted from comparing the disparity in health care coverage between the bottom 20-percent of low-income residents and upper-income resi…
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It was in 2010 when Chicago actor Jake Klinkhammer last sported ears, a tail and lots of fur cast in the musical stage story of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats."
Ships, including iron ore freighters bound for Northwest Indiana steel mills, have been jamming up the ice-choked St. Marys River in recent weeks as they rush to make deliveries before the Soo Locks close this week.
KENTLAND | A Lowell-area man suspected in the death of his parents last fall has been returned to Indiana.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | It may qualify as a small irony that in the run-up to the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl, the people seemingly least threatened about the possibility of bad weather are the folks whose job is to protect the surface on which the game will be played.
It's so easy to kick professional sports teams when they're down, and their athletes, too.
Gerald Ford, left, and Sen. George Pillsbury at the Registry Hotel in Minneapolis during the president's visit to Minnesota in 1975.
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A Lowell-area man suspected in the local death of his parents last month must first face justice in Minnesota, authorities there said.
PITTSBURGH | The meeting was intimate and brief. Following his team's first 0-2 start in more than a decade, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and safety Ryan Clark huddled with remaining players from the club's last Super Bowl title in 2009 and tried to plot a course forward.
NEW YORK | Flip on any highlight show and you're almost sure to see them, with those peach-fuzz faces and boyish features beneath their big league caps.
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