CHICAGO | More than 3,000 students, including some from Northwest Indiana classrooms, mingled Friday with Museum of Science and Industry scholars and officials who offered insight into growing fields in science.
Purdue University Calumet landed a $2.74 million grant to retrain displaced workers.
A logotype collection of well-known social media brand's printed on paper. Include Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, Vimeo, Flickr, Myspace, Tumblr, Livejournal, Foursquare and other logos.
Actress Maria Bello, from left, director Denis Villeneuve and actors Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal laugh during the press conference for "Prisoners" at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Galit Rodan)
CROWN POINT | Dressed in a colorful shirt, shorts and baseball hat, the beer-bellied mannequin lay on a hospital bed and blinked. His chest moved up and down to simulate breaths.
A publicity photo from the inaugural Ross Summer Music Theatre production "Annie Get your Gun" in 1964.
A publicity photo from a Ross Summer Music Theatre Production of "Brigadoon" from 1970s shows the vast size of the young cast of talent gathered from around Northwest Indiana featured in musical productions.
A dance line rehearses at the 20th Reunion of the Ross Summer Music Theatre in 1983.
Jerauld Reinhart, center, displays a keepsake "Carousel" music box, joined by wife, Margilee, and their son Mike in the couple's Merrillville home. "Carousel" ranks as a favorite musical for the family, which founded Ross Summer Music Theatre 50 years ago in 1963.
Margilee and Jerauld Reinhart, the founders of Ross Summer Music Theatre, are shown in a 1965 reviewing musical scores for a season's planned production.
A publicity photo for the 1966 Ross Summer Music Theatre production of "Flower Drum Song," which the Reinhart family ranks as the most difficult production staged during the company's 50-year history.
Jerauld Reinhart still remembers the hook used in 1954 by the hiring principal to lure him from southern Indiana to accept a teaching position at Merrillville High School following his graduation from Indiana University.
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MERRILLVILLE | James Muhammad, a Peabody Award-winning director of radio services for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, is the new president and CEO of Lakeshore Public Media.
SCHERERVILLE | Children throughout the region facing frightening events will be comforted by stuffed animals originally collected for Sandy Hook Elementary School students in Newtown, Conn.
While snowblowers are gathering dust in region garages and residents are reveling in not having to shovel the white stuff, some are voicing concerns over the lack of snow so far this season.
Richard Tudor, please watch something other than Fox News! The Hostess management stole from employees' pensions and blamed the union for shutting the company down, although only 200 workers were striking out of 18,000, after they had already giving concessions, and then management gave them…
VALPARAISO | As part of the cultural exchange that has brought many Chinese students to Valparaiso University, Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas will go on a nine-day trip to Jiaxing, China beginning next week.
Transportation is going downhill fast in Northwest Indiana, with the failure of regional bus provider easygo Lake Transit casting a pall over efforts to improve mass transit, according to the 2012 Quality of Life Indicators Report.
Tom Higgins stands in the trophy room of his Merrillville home in this 2007 file photo displaying one of his favorite pieces of memorabilia: a Red Ryder Daisy BB gun bearing the autograph of Jean Shepherd, author of "A Christmas Story." Higgins celebrated his 80th birthday on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.
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