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INVESTMENTS: Stocks up, capital expenditures expected

INVESTMENTS: Stocks up, capital expenditures expected

Stock prices have been hitting all-time highs despite global uncertainties, said Mark Ennes, a wealth management adviser for the Merrill Lynch's Merrillville office.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
Quality start for Danks in Sox loss

Quality start for Danks in Sox loss

CHICAGO | Ian Kennedy struck out nine in six strong innings and Yonder Alonso hit a two-run homer to lead the San Diego Padres past the White Sox 4-1 on Friday night.

May 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Sierra single lifts White Sox over Indians

Sierra single lifts White Sox over Indians

CHICAGO | Moises Sierra drove in the winning run with a single in the ninth inning, and the White Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.

May 28, 2014 10:00 pm
White Sox lose 7-1 to Jeter, Yankees

White Sox lose 7-1 to Jeter, Yankees

CHICAGO | Andre Rienzo faced Derek Jeter three times, and it did not go very well for the young right-hander.

May 25, 2014 7:00 pm
INVESTMENTS: Markets holding up well, expected to grow

INVESTMENTS: Markets holding up well, expected to grow

The stock market had an incredible year last year and started 2014 with a bang, said Mark Ennes, a wealth management adviser for the Merrill Lynch's Merrillville office.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am
INVESTMENTS: U.S. stocks delivered best returns in more than a decade

INVESTMENTS: U.S. stocks delivered best returns in more than a decade

Investors had reason to celebrate, as last year U.S. stocks posted their best year since 1997.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Video

Trucking company in Gary is hiring drivers, mechanics

GARY | A major trucking company is so in need of drivers that it is offering signing bonuses of at least $2,500.

December 10, 2013 4:00 pm
Company reports sales are 'Ford tough'

Company reports sales are 'Ford tough'

A growing number of consumers have driven a Ford lately, and robust sales have been paying off for shareholders, the company announced Thursday.

October 24, 2013 12:51 pm
INVESTMENTS: Markets had strong 3Q, but shutdown drags on growth

INVESTMENTS: Markets had strong 3Q, but shutdown drags on growth

Major financial markets have been performing well, but the shutdown could slow the pace of growth, a Northwest Indiana investment adviser said.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo finalizes sale of building to AM Stabilizers

A Hammond company recently closed on a deal to buy a 123,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution building in Valparaiso, setting up a move to Porter County.

October 09, 2013 12:15 pm

Hobart's recycling facility gets national splash

HOBART | The city's latex paint recycling facility has received national recognition, Mayor Brian Snedecor said.

September 22, 2013 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

ArcelorMittal blast furnace in East Chicago goes down

A blast furnace has gone down at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor, the largest steelmaking complex in North America.

August 16, 2013 12:10 pm Photos

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Siblings shown in old photo tell their stories

Siblings shown in old photo tell their stories

Original caption: August 4, 1948 - Chicago, Illinois: They're on the auction block. These small children of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Chalifoux of Chicago, Illinois. For long months 40 year old Ray and his wife, Lucille, 24, waged a desperate but losing battle to keep food in the mouth and a roof ove…

June 17, 2013 4:04 pm
Resorts spruce up cocktail menus for apres ski

Resorts spruce up cocktail menus for apres ski

After a long day on the slopes, nothing quite eases the aches and pains like a good drink.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Cultivate area's ties to Chicago

Cultivate area's ties to Chicago

Northwest Indiana's proximity to Chicago is an advantage that cannot be undersold as it seeks to grow. Chicago skyline as scene from Northwest Indiana beckons many commuters across the state line to higher-paying jobs. Region officials say affirming those ties to the nation's third-largest e…

December 13, 2012 3:12 pm
Ponder before picking: Don't let that false morel be your last mouthful

Ponder before picking: Don't let that false morel be your last mouthful

For foodies and naturalists alike, foraging for wild mushrooms offers a flavorful foray into the wilderness. But there's danger as well.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am
Freedom Riders Near Burning Bus

Freedom Riders Near Burning Bus

May 14, 1961, Anniston, Ala. — Passengers of this smoking Greyhound bus, some of the members of the "Freedom Riders," a group sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), sit on the ground after the bus was set afire by a mob of people who followed the bus from the city. The mob met …

January 08, 2012 12:00 am
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