INDIANAPOLIS | With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing.
INDIANAPOLIS | Wabash College is launching a varsity lacrosse program next year and already has players from Chicago, California and Washington. Not bad for a school that doesn't offer athletic scholarships.
CROWN POINT | When it comes to reading greens, this is a case where mother didn't know best.
Fossil fuels are the rock stars of Alaska, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming, at least as far as their governors are concerned.
CROWN POINT | For Crown Point native Phil Schmidt and Bartlett, Ill., resident Bob Ray, being part of the Hot Rod Magazine Power Tour is an item they now can cross off their bucket list of things to do before they die.
Poet Maya Angelou (left) and Oprah Winfrey in their pajamas chatting in Angelou's brass bed in the bedroom of Angelou's 18-room Winston-Salem, North Carolina home for a taping of an Oprah Book Club segment for a June 1997 episode of her popular daytime talk show.
MOBILE, Ala. | Arkansas State was down to an interim coach, a backup quarterback and less than a minute remaining in the game.
A Calumet City-based company has added two production lines to its North Carolina plant, in order to ramp up the manufacture of more sophisticated products, such as antibacterial plastic treatments and microscopic anti-counterfeiting markers.
Leo Durocher managed the Cubs from 1966-72. However, it was in 1948 while managing the Brooklyn Dodgers, he is credited with having said, “Nice guys finish last.”
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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | I'd seen him listed as a special guest at the Porter County Fair, but my initial confrontation with the most famous deputy on the planet was a surprise.
Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.
Edwin Noga, 83, seated, with wife Judy and their sons David (left to right), Danny, Richard and Ed, in the kitchen of their home in Winston-Salem, N.C. Edwin is the first cousin of Chester Potempa, father of Times columnist Phil Potempa. A recent reunion included Rich Noga's recipe for grill…
Popular perception to the contrary, Indiana is not a low-tax state. When you add up all the different taxes – property, sales and income assessed by federal, state or local government – we rank right in the middle.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Duke wide receiver Conner Vernon sees Thursday night's Belk Bowl against Cincinnati as a perfect opportunity to help the Blue Devils' football team emerge from basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski's shadow.
From elaborately decorated trees to drive-through lighting displays to boat parades and train shows, a variety of holiday spectacles are being staged through the end of December and into early January around the country. Here are a few of them.
Instead of making the traditional trek over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house, many Northwest Indiana residents are using the holidays as a time to get away from it all.
NEW YORK (AP) — With a little planning, a little help and a lot of resolve, holiday entertaining doesn't have to mean you're too stressed out to enjoy your own party.
The Christmas tree Joseph Gray bought his wife back in 1972 grew at the end of their driveway for 40 years, reminding them of the joy of the first holiday season they spent together in their home on Roan Mountain in Tennessee.
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