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Malfunction at BP's Whiting Refinery sends oil into Lake Michigan

Malfunction at BP's Whiting Refinery sends oil into Lake Michigan

In this September 2012 file photo, BP's Whiting Refinery is seen with the Lake Michigan shoreline in the background. A malfunction Monday afternoon caused an unknown amount of oil to spill into Lake Michigan. The discharge took place in a cove near the refinery's water treatment plant.

March 25, 2014 11:00 am
Economic development leaders working hard

Economic development leaders working hard

Despite a stagnant national economy, local economic development officials said the region has had several good years and continues to move forward.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Gary Airport

Gary Airport

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday approved an historic 40-year privatization deal for development and airfield operations at the lightly-used airport.

January 27, 2014 12:00 pm
Northwest Indiana Index grows for 10th straight month

Northwest Indiana Index grows for 10th straight month

Northwest Indiana's economy continues to grow at a slow rate, and should continue to slog in an upward direction over the next six months.

September 30, 2013 10:42 am
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Lansing-ABC Medical Supply. The Women's Boutique. Large stock onhand.

September 09, 2013 4:26 pm
NWI Index shows local economy has been growing slowly

NWI Index shows local economy has been growing slowly

Northwest Indiana's economy picked up for the ninth straight month, but posted only a slight gain in the July NWI Index.

September 07, 2013 12:00 am
E.C., Gary launch competing ports proposals

E.C., Gary launch competing ports proposals

East Chicago is pursuing its proposal for a new $400 million shipping port on Lake Michigan, just as Gary hopes to get a hearing its own proposal for Buffington Harbor, shown at the lower middle portion of this photo. The East Chicago port would be located on the east side of the peninsula j…

August 27, 2013 3:29 pm
PUBLISHER'S LETTER

PUBLISHER'S LETTER

Chris White, Publisher of The Times of Northwest Indiana including Shore, BusINess, Get Healthy and all Times publications. 

July 30, 2013 10:20 am
Chris White, Publisher of The Times Media Co.

Chris White, Publisher of The Times Media Co.

Chris White, Publisher of The Times Media Co.

July 17, 2013 12:49 pm
Northwest Indiana sending three individuals to state golf tournament

Northwest Indiana sending three individuals to state golf tournament

BATTLE GROUND | Michael Lee missed qualifying for the state tournament by one stroke as a freshman last year. The Crown Point sophomore learned from his disappointment on Friday.

June 07, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Don Babcock, of NIPSCO, has an exchange with members of a panel of economists who were diagnosing the NWI economy Monday at Valparaiso University.

April 29, 2013 3:07 pm
Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Surekha Rao, a professor at Indiana University Northwests, speaks as part of a panel of economists who diagnosed the Northwest Indiana economy Monday at Valparaiso University.

April 29, 2013 3:07 pm
Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Panel of economists diagnose the NWI economy

Tony Sindone, a continuing lecturer in economics at Purdue University North-Central, speaks as part of a panel of economists diagnosing the Northwest Indiana economy Monday at Valparaiso University.

April 29, 2013 3:07 pm
ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit

ArcelorMittal reports lower earnings, cuts profit

ArcelorMittal's East Chicago facility is shown last fall. ArcelorMittal posted a loss of $780 million over the last three months, the fourth straight quarter that the world's largest steelmaker has lost money.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
U.S. Steel

U.S. Steel

U.S. Steel's Gary Works facility is shown. U.S. Steel is launching Project Carnegie, an attempt to find savings and grow revenue. Teams at all U.S. Steel facilities, including at East Chicago, Gary and Portage, are looking to identify cost-cutting measures and other ways the company can impr…

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
Steelworkers will not get back pay for suiting up before their shifts

Steelworkers will not get back pay for suiting up before their shifts

U.S. Steel has prevailed in an eight-year legal battle that began at Gary Works and ended up being argued before the U.S. Supreme Court last fall.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

ArcelorMittal in East Chicago

ArcelorMittal's East Chicago facility is shown. London-based Brand Finance recently declared that the steelmaker has one of the top 300 brands in the world.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
U.S. Steel holding off on coke alternative, taking blast furnace off-line

U.S. Steel holding off on coke alternative, taking blast furnace off-line

The Carbonyx buildings at U.S. Steel Gary Works in Gary are shown in 2012.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am

REGION COLLEGIANS: Chesterton’s Whitaker leads Michigan to national title

Michigan is back where it started, thanks to Chesterton’s Kyle Whitaker.

March 31, 2013 7:24 pm
Portage blessed with location, access

Portage blessed with location, access

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk, shown during calm waters last September, is a popular spot during high winds, when waves are spectacular.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
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