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EDITORIAL: Collaboration is key to revitalization effort

The selection of Gary for the Obama administration's Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative is a sign of the new era of collaboration nationally and locally.

January 17, 2014 12:00 am
Obama administration taps Gary for Strong Cities initiative

Obama administration taps Gary for Strong Cities initiative

Gary soon will get an unprecedented level of support from the federal government, which will work out of City Hall to strengthen the city's economy and lift up its residents.

January 16, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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I'm tired of fear-mongering from Obama administration

I am so sick and tired of the fear mongering foisted upon us by the Obama administration.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am
Rokita blasts NSA record-gathering program

Rokita blasts NSA record-gathering program

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, accused the National Security Agency Monday of violating constitutional protections against unlawful searches following disclosures the spy agency collected and stored the telephone and Internet records of all Americans.

June 17, 2013 7:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Republicans in time warp on Obamacare

BRIAN HOWEY: Republicans in time warp on Obamacare

If you’re a Democrat, you’re looking over your shoulder heading into the 2014 Affordable Care Act installation (and mid-term elections) and pointing out that people with pre-existing conditions will be covered, there no longer will be annual limits for coverage received, and that college kid…

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
Pence urges Congress approve media shield law

Pence urges Congress approve media shield law

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is no longer a member of Congress, but that's not stopping him from pushing for the federal media shield law he championed during his 12 years in Washington, D.C.

May 23, 2013 6:00 pm Related

Cleaner gas rule would mean higher price at pump

WASHINGTON | The Obama administration's newest anti-pollution plan would ping American drivers where they wince the most: at the gas pump. That makes arguments weighing the cost against the health benefits politically potent.

March 29, 2013 4:41 pm

PHIL WIELAND: Legislature great at dealing with problems we don't have

It's heartening that the Indiana Legislature provides gainful employment to the mentally challenged, but sometimes they introduce bills that become laws.

February 15, 2013 12:00 am

Bus tour riders criticizing Obama policies stop in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | The Americans for Prosperity group's "Obama's Failing Agenda Tour" stopped Thursday in Merrillville.

October 04, 2012 8:45 pm

Obama warns China against 'skirting the rules'

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama warned China Tuesday that it would not be allowed to gain a competitive advantage in world trade by "skirting the rules."

March 13, 2012 9:40 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Pope asks bishops to mobilize against HHS rule

GUEST COMMENTARY: Pope asks bishops to mobilize against HHS rule

A "perfect storm" for the clash of church and state took shape in just two days last month.

February 09, 2012 12:00 am
Obama to address economic anxiety

Obama to address economic anxiety

WASHINGTON | Eager to command center stage in a year dominated by Republican infighting, President Barack Obama is polishing a State of the Union address that will go to the heart of Americans' economic anxiety and try to sway voters to give him four more years.

January 23, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Labor, environmental groups push for clean-energy job creation

Labor, environmental groups push for clean-energy job creation

GARY | The job-creation potential of clean-energy investments is being muted as a result of attacks on working people and the middle class, supporters of the labor movement said at a Tuesday rally.

October 18, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Obama's speeches are hurting my retirement investments

Every time President Barack Obama opens his big mouth, the stock market drops like a rock, and since my retirement IRA is tied to the stock market, I frankly cannot afford any more of his senseless speeches.

September 20, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Case studies will help NWI reinvent itself

The message Jay Williams gave Thursday is what all of Northwest Indiana needs to hear -- that the glory days of old aren't coming back, that we must work together to bring a new glory to the region.

September 13, 2011 12:00 am
Hoosier 9/11 expert: Death 'hugely important'

Hoosier 9/11 expert: Death 'hugely important'

One-time Midwest lawmakers who painstakingly scrutinized Osama bin Laden's hatred of the United States cautiously celebrate his demise.

May 02, 2011 5:45 pm Photos

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Professors: U.S. air strikes help rebels for now, but military spread thin

Professors: U.S. air strikes help rebels for now, but military spread thin

Though U.S. military air support has stabilized the position of rebels fighting against the regime's dictator in Libya, it is unclear if it will turn the tide in the rebels' favor, two region political science experts said.

March 22, 2011 10:00 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Deliberate speed toward high-speed rail

Indiana should follow U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's advice and get its act together on high-speed rail.

March 07, 2011 12:00 am
BILL MASTERSON JR.: Tit-for-tat politics have got to go

BILL MASTERSON JR.: Tit-for-tat politics have got to go

How many of our legislators ran on this platform: "I am going to try and ram my party's agenda down the other party's throat regardless of whether it is good for the state or the country? I promise to not work with the other side, and if I can't get my way I will run off, shirking the respon…

February 26, 2011 12:00 am
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