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Times sweeps investigative reporting category in annual newspaper contest

CHICAGO | The Times of Northwest Indiana took the top three places for investigative reporting in the annual Inland Press Association Newsroom and Digital Journalism contest.

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Lawmakers, experts to discuss women's issues

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, will moderate an expert discussion Wednesday on three major issues affecting the lives of many Hoosier women: pay equity, domestic violence and sexual assault.

October 20, 2014 6:45 pm

Pence, Rokita demand Ebola travel ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence insists Indiana health officials are prepared should a Hoosier be infected by Ebola, but nevertheless wants the federal government to bar travelers from West Africa from entering the United States.

October 20, 2014 12:14 pm Related
All ages find it’s Fun to Learn @ the Library

All ages find it’s Fun to Learn @ the Library

At the Cedar Lake branch of the Lake County Public Library, we often add the catch phrase, ‘It’s Always Fun @ the Library!’ to our handouts.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am

Humane Society Calumet Area Holiday Raffle Offers Cash Prizes

MUNSTER | Enter for a chance to win cash prizes during Humane Society Calumet Area’s Annual Holiday Raffle. Tickets cost $5 each and are available for purchase at HSCA’s Adoption Center, 421 45th St., Munster, Ind. and Paws Resale Shoppe, 8149 Kennedy Ave., Highland, Ind.

October 19, 2014 8:16 pm

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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October 19, 2014 12:05 am
Haunted attractions scare up classic frights

Haunted attractions scare up classic frights

Editor's note: This is the third in a four-part series about fear.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Hospice volunteer leads with compassion and dedication

Hospice volunteer leads with compassion and dedication

Marilyn Kmak has a fire in her heart for service that most of her friends find "extraordinary."

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Jeff Williams watches television at his home in Schererville. He had the townhouse built about 10 years ago, but nothing was "made lower or with any custom-designed on a smaller scale."

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Jeff Williams gets a drink from his refrigerator at his home in Schererville. Williams' home is not modified in any way to accommodate his height. He uses a stool and a grabber tool, pictured center, to reach items.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Jeff Williams, 48, right, general manager of Marcus Truck Rental, jokes with David Ryan, executive director of the Lake Shore Chamber of Commerce, at the rental business in Highland. "He always has a smile and great ideas for how to succeed," Ryan said of Williams.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Symposium focuses on “Common Cancers in Women”

Symposium focuses on “Common Cancers in Women”

MUNSTER | “Common Cancers in Women” is the theme of the free annual symposium from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Jeff Williams works out with his personal trainer, Dan Plonczynski at 219 Fitness in Munster. "I have to watch my health, and especially my weight, because of my lack of height," Williams said.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Larger than life: Jeff Williams stands tall about his stance as a little person

Jeff Williams, 48, general manager of Marcus Truck Rental, says goodbye to customer Giovanna Florcruz. Williams has worked at the Highland business for 26 years. He also serves on local chamber boards and committees.

October 18, 2014 9:30 pm

Portions of Main Street closed to traffic starting Monday

MUNSTER | Beginning Monday, Main Street will be closed to traffic for one week from the Pennsy-Greenway bike path east to Indianapolis Boulevard.

October 18, 2014 4:47 pm
Munster Ale Fest a frosty good time

Munster Ale Fest a frosty good time

Hundreds of beer and spirits fans turned out Saturday for the Munster Ale Fest in the Centennial Park featuring hundreds of local and national craft brewers, food, live entertainment and more.

October 18, 2014 3:16 pm
Munster Ale Fest a frosty good time

Munster Ale Fest a frosty good time

Evan Barker, left, of Wheaton, Ill.,  hands out beer mugs to Chris Galambos, of Hobart, center, and Bill Curtis, of Schererville, Saturday as they enter Centenniall Park in Munster for the Ale Fest. Hundreds of beer and spirits fans turned out to sample brews from local and national craft breweries.

October 18, 2014 3:16 pm
Munster Ale Fest a frosty good time

Munster Ale Fest a frosty good time

Matt Svoboda, of Munster, talks to Rich Mendoza, center and his brother Mike, of the 18th Street Brewery in Gary's Miller Beach neighborhood Saturday during the Munster Ale Fest in Centennial Park.

October 18, 2014 3:16 pm
Chesterton's Jameson Sensibaugh is fouled by Munster's Nate Sakevicius

Chesterton's Jameson Sensibaugh is fouled by Munster's Nate Sakevicius

Chesterton's Jameson Sensibaugh is fouled by Munster's Nate Sakevicius during the second half of the Trojans' 2-1 Class 2A Merrillvile Regional championship win Saturday.

October 18, 2014 3:01 pm
Munster's Nate Sakevicius, left, fouls Chesterton's Jared O'Dell as he goes up for a header in the second half while Stevan Djuric

Munster's Nate Sakevicius, left, fouls Chesterton's Jared O'Dell as he goes up for a header in the second half while Stevan Djuric

Munster's Nate Sakevicius, left, fouls Chesterton's Jared O'Dell as he goes up for a header in the second half while Stevan Djuric, right looks on in the second half Saturday during the Class 2A Merrillville Regional championship.

October 18, 2014 3:02 pm
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