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It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

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.

July 27, 2014 8:00 pm Related

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Tony Stewart riding high from sprint car victory

Tony Stewart riding high from sprint car victory

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.

July 22, 2014 2:45 pm

Private schools add lacrosse to attract students

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.

July 13, 2014 5:30 pm
Grubnich gets help from mom after winning Indiana State Amateur Golf Tournament

Grubnich gets help from mom after winning Indiana State Amateur Golf Tournament

CROWN POINT | When it comes to reading greens, this is a case where mother didn't know best.

June 30, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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BLOG: Where fossil fuels are rock stars

BLOG: Where fossil fuels are rock stars

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.

June 16, 2014 3:30 pm Related
Crowds brave rain to see hot rods, classic cars and trucks in Crown Point

Crowds brave rain to see hot rods, classic cars and trucks in Crown Point

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.

June 11, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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Poet Maya Angelou (left) and Oprah Winfrey in Pajamas Chatting in Angelou's Brass Bed in June 1997

Poet Maya Angelou (left) and Oprah Winfrey in Pajamas Chatting in Angelou's Brass Bed in June 1997

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.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Arkansas State beats Ball State 23-20

Arkansas State beats Ball State 23-20

MOBILE, Ala. | Arkansas State was down to an interim coach, a backup quarterback and less than a minute remaining in the game.

January 06, 2014 5:15 pm
Local plastics company investing in growth

Local plastics company investing in growth

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.

December 01, 2013 1:45 pm Photos

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JOHN DOHERTY: Nice guys can finish first

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.”

September 09, 2013 6:15 pm
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The Daily Fix

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August 31, 2013 12:00 am
He's the long arm of the law with 1 bullet

He's the long arm of the law with 1 bullet

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.

July 22, 2013 6:30 pm Related
FROM the FARM: Memorial Day a time for honoring family past and present

FROM the FARM: Memorial Day a time for honoring family past and present

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am
Family of Edwin and Judy Noga and sons of Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Family of Edwin and Judy Noga and sons of Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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…

May 22, 2013 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: For growth's sake, cut Indiana income tax

ANDREA NEAL: For growth's sake, cut Indiana income tax

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.

March 06, 2013 12:00 am
Duke looks to end bowl drought vs. Cincinnati

Duke looks to end bowl drought vs. Cincinnati

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.

December 26, 2012 6:45 pm
Holiday events: Trees, lighting displays and more

Holiday events: Trees, lighting displays and more

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.

December 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Holiday vacations can create family memories

Holiday vacations can create family memories

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.

December 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tips for de-stressing holiday entertaining

Tips for de-stressing holiday entertaining

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.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am
Biltmore gives special Christmas tree new life

Biltmore gives special Christmas tree new life

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.

November 19, 2012 12:00 am
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