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New terror fight casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

NEW YORK | The nation's gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks Thursday, stirring both anxiety and determination among those who came to ground zero to remember their loved ones.

September 11, 2014 2:26 pm

College Football Hall of Fame finds high-tech home

ATLANTA (AP) — Visitors to the new College Football Hall of Fame will find 100-year-old artifacts have found a new home in the digital age.

August 22, 2014 4:59 pm

Museum trips offer chance to make friends with marionettes and more

Years ago my husband and I went to Prague, specifically to see Czech marionettes perform a Mozart opera. I had been told by friends that it was the perfect place for us to vacation.

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

State slinks further into ethics morass

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
Mourning thanks doctors, kidney donor at hoop Hall

Mourning thanks doctors, kidney donor at hoop Hall

Seven-time NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning speaks during his induction at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., on Friday.

August 08, 2014 10:24 pm
Mourning thanks doctors, kidney donor at hoop Hall

Mourning thanks doctors, kidney donor at hoop Hall

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. | Alonzo Mourning first thanked all of the usual people when he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: His coaches, his teachers, and the foster mother who raised him.

August 08, 2014 10:24 pm
LB Brooks kicks off HOF ceremony with many thanks

LB Brooks kicks off HOF ceremony with many thanks

CANTON, Ohio | Linebacker Derrick Brooks opened the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a 24-minute speech that he called a "Thank you letter."

August 02, 2014 7:58 pm
Strahan expects emotions to flow at HOF induction

Strahan expects emotions to flow at HOF induction

Former Giants defensive end Michael Strahan celebrates after the Giants defeated the New England Patriots 17-14 in Super Bowl XLII. While Strahan was a game-changer on the field, he was making his mark elsewhere with his gregarious personality, gap-toothed smile and willingness to step out o…

August 01, 2014 5:49 pm
Strahan expects emotions to flow at HOF induction

Strahan expects emotions to flow at HOF induction

CANTON, Ohio | Michael Strahan is pleased to know he is scheduled to go last during the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

August 01, 2014 5:49 pm
Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

FILE - In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin carries scientific experiments to a deployment site south of the lunar module Eagle during the Apollo 11 mission. One experiment involved the inner composition of the moon, and another tried to determine the exact …

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

FILE - In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, a footprint left by one of the astronauts of the Apollo 11 mission shows in the soft, powder surface of the moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after blastoff from Cape Kenne…

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm
Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

Celebrate 45 years since man's first steps on moon

FILE - This July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA shows Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong on the lunar surface. Apollo 11 astronauts trained on Earth to take individual photographs in succession in order to create a series of frames that could be assembled into panoramic images. This fr…

July 17, 2014 2:20 pm

Ill. museums set to receive $20M for facilities

CHICAGO | Museums throughout Illinois are expecting millions of dollars in grant money to pay for facility improvements and added exhibits.

June 14, 2014 11:54 am

History on tap today at Cedar Lake, Merrillville museums

The Cedar Lake Historical Association invites the public to put on their dance shoes and attend today's meeting at 2:30 p.m. to learn the history of Midway Ballroom, formerly Midway Gardens, and the big band era.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Iowa baseball museum struggles when namesake dies

VAN METER, Iowa | Nothing brings former Cleveland Indians star Bob Feller's hometown of Van Meter, Iowa, together quite like Randi Van Rees and her succulent pork tenderloin sandwiches.

April 25, 2014 4:08 pm
Arts scene, museums continue to thrive

Arts scene, museums continue to thrive

Residents of Northwest Indiana and visitors to the area will find a vibrant arts and museum landscape throughout the region.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Website asks people to share stories of JFK legacy

Website asks people to share stories of JFK legacy

A small new exhibit at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum marking the 50th anniversary of the assignation of the 35th President of the United States includes never-before-displayed artifacts from his three-day state funeral, such as the American flag which draped the president's casket p…

November 18, 2013 5:19 am
Website asks people to share stories of JFK legacy

Website asks people to share stories of JFK legacy

A small new exhibit at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum marking the 50th anniversary of the assignation of the 35th President of the United States includes never-before-displayed artifacts from his three-day state funeral, such as the saddle, boots and sword which sat atop the riderles…

November 18, 2013 5:19 am
Website asks people to share stories of JFK legacy

Website asks people to share stories of JFK legacy

BOSTON | There's no shortage of places for people to share memories of where they were 50 years ago when they found out John F. Kennedy had been assassinated. But a website debuting Monday aims to take the focus from past to future by asking people of all ages — even those who weren't alive …

November 18, 2013 5:19 am Photos

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Website asks people to share stories of JFK legacy

Website asks people to share stories of JFK legacy

A small new exhibit at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum marking the 50th anniversary of the assignation of the 35th President of the United States includes never-before-displayed artifacts from his three-day state funeral, such as this drawing by Chicago Sun-Times editorial cartoonist …

November 18, 2013 5:19 am
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