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I’m amazed when I read that someone doesn't read or watch the news yet has opinion on the jobless.

April 01, 2014 12:00 am

President hasn't come up with real aid for jobless

The other day my sister asked me what I thought about this plane that had disappeared. I told her I don't watch the news.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
St. John family seeks signatures for son's health

St. John family seeks signatures for son's health

If nearly 270,000 Americans can support an effort to deport Justin Bieber, surely a fraction can sign a petition to help sick boys.

March 23, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Lakeshore Public Media launching weekly news program

MERRILLVILLE | Lakeshore Public Media is launching a new weekly news program this week. 

March 19, 2014 12:30 pm
Arts instructors nurtured area talent

Arts instructors nurtured area talent

The Northwest District of the Federation of Women's Clubs & Indiana Federation of Clubs annual art contest for area students in their senior year of high school is now a talent-tapping tradition.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Griffith event set for Saturday to feature Polish food, music

GRIFFITH | Polish food and music will be featured at the third annual St. Joseph's Day Dinner on Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1400 S. Broad St.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Oscar animation affair a riot, per John C. Reilly

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | Leave it to John C. Reilly to turn a question and answer session with this year's animated feature Oscar nominees into a gut-wrenching comedic affair.

March 01, 2014 2:10 pm

K of C's annual Paczki Ball will return to Dyer on Saturday

DYER | The Dyer branch of the Knights of Columbus is scheduled to host its annual dinner and dance fundraiser Saturday.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am
Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

Alex Ovechkin; T.J. Oshie

United States forward T.J. Oshie is hit by Russia forward Alex Ovechkin during a men's ice hockey game Saturday at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. won 3-2 in a shootout.

February 17, 2014 6:41 pm
Jerauld Reinhart, founder of Ross Summer Music Theatre, dead at age 85

Jerauld Reinhart, founder of Ross Summer Music Theatre, dead at age 85

Jerauld Joseph Reinhart, whose Ross Summer Music Theatre has entertained area audiences for decades and served as the stage classroom for generations of theater hopefuls, died Thursday in Merrillville surrounded by friends, family and the music that filled much of his life.

February 13, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Mrs. and Mr. Reinhart in 1965

Mrs. and Mr. Reinhart in 1965

Margilee and Jerauld Reinhart, the founders of Ross Summer Music Theatre, are shown in 1965 reviewing musical scores for a planned production.

February 13, 2014 5:47 pm
Jerauld Reinhart, center, Joined by wife, Margilee, and their son Mike

Jerauld Reinhart, center, Joined by wife, Margilee, and their son Mike

Jerauld Reinhart, center, who died Thursday, displays a keepsake "Carousel" music box while joined by his wife, Margilee, and their son Mike in the couple's Merrillville home. "Carousel" ranks as one of the favorite musicals for the family, which founded Ross Summer Music Theatre 50 years ag…

February 13, 2014 5:47 pm

Lights out for 'Lakeshore News Tonight'

MERRILLVILLE | A decrease in revenue has led Lakeshore Public Media to nix its nightly news program for a weekly format. 

January 15, 2014 6:53 pm
Times Columnist Philip Potempa at Chicago NBC-5 Studios

Times Columnist Philip Potempa at Chicago NBC-5 Studios

Times columnist Philip Potempa will appear live on the Sunday NBC 5 news broadcast for a segment talking about peppermint production and the symbolism of candy canes.

December 21, 2013 12:00 am
Griffith police mark 50 years since officer's death

Griffith police mark 50 years since officer's death

GARY | Known for his gentle persona and love of animals, the only member of the Griffith Police Department to die in the line of duty was honored Friday on the 50th anniversary of his death.

December 20, 2013 8:38 pm Photos

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Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

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.

October 04, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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Grant will help PUC retrain displaced workers

Purdue University Calumet landed a $2.74 million grant to retrain displaced workers.

September 18, 2013 8:15 pm
How social media can help you land a job

How social media can help you land a job

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.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
Maria Bello, Denis Villeneuve, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal

Maria Bello, Denis Villeneuve, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal

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)

September 12, 2013 12:35 pm
Visclosky tours USF site in Crown Point

Visclosky tours USF site in Crown Point

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.

September 03, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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