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.
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MUNSTER | Problems at Gary Animal Control last summer led to an international domino effect of rehabilitation and new homes for more than two dozen dogs, officials said Thursday.
PORTAGE | A local development and commercial construction firm has picked up three national awards. The Ross Group won a Top 10 Builders of the Year Award, a Volume Award for 2013 and an Accumulated Volume Award for sales over the past few years from Mississippi-based Ceco Building Systems.…
When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.
MOBILE, Ala. | Arkansas State was down to an interim coach, a backup quarterback and less than a minute remaining in the game.
Economic development has been taking off in Northwest Indiana over the last two years, after a string of growing companies announced plans to invest millions of dollars and add dozens of jobs.
Indiana's political values, moral compass and physical boundaries were shaped by the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.
If you think of the region as something less than paradise on Earth, apparently you are not alone or even in the minority.
GARY | Mark Turner, of Crown Point, lost his job when Wonder Bread went out of business in November.
Rumors circulating that the Chicago River may reverse itself due to low water levels in Lake Michigan are bogus, according to experts at the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | The stuffed monkey spent the last year in storage, out of sight but still in everyone's mind.
"Chester Raccoon stood at the edge of the forest and cried. 'I don't want to go to school,' he told his mother. 'I want to stay home with you. I want to play with my friends. And play with my toys. And read my books. And swing on my swing. Please may I stay home with you?'" — "The Kissing Ha…
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.
The state of Indiana's overall health is not good, unless you happen to favor fat, lazy smokers.
I first met John Ward in about 1984. He was just 16, a dark-haired, handsome young man, seemingly simmering with the possibilities of youth despite being in a wheelchair and barely able to move.
HOBART | Hobart police are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered Monday morning in a room at the Dollar Inn, 1855 Mississippi St.
When the Harlem Globetrotters came to the Valparaiso Athletic and Recreation Center recently, Bruce Lindner attended with his grandson, Ryan Smith. Young Ryan could not help but notice all the people who were talking to his grandfather.
Despite his world travels as a basketball player and businessman, former Valparaiso High School, University of Arizona and Valparaiso University basketball star Casey Schmidt keeps coming back to the region.
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