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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
Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small group of state lawmakers.

July 19, 2014 7:00 pm Related
What's your sign? TradeWinds can make it for you

What's your sign? TradeWinds can make it for you

HOBART | Sign, sign, everywhere a sign, and that's a good sign for the employees of the TradeWinds sign shop.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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An Amish change of path: Columnist Lovina Eicher launching new weekly feature

An Amish change of path: Columnist Lovina Eicher launching new weekly feature

"The Amish Cook" column, the popular syndicated feature that appears on Wednesdays in The Times' food section, is changing after more than two decades of recipes and advice.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Work toward Indiana-Illinois tax reciprocity

GUEST COMMENTARY: Work toward Indiana-Illinois tax reciprocity

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence recently conducted a conference intended to make our state’s tax code simpler and more competitive.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Labor takes aim at right to work law

GUEST COMMENTARY: Labor takes aim at right to work law

Two years ago this February, Indiana legislators passed a measure prohibiting compulsory union dues and fees. Ever since then, good economic news for Hoosiers has been rolling in.

June 24, 2014 12:00 am
Region can't join other cities in hiking minimum wage

Region can't join other cities in hiking minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS | As cities across the country increase the minimum wage businesses must pay their employees, Northwest Indiana communities won't be joining the trend — it's illegal.

June 18, 2014 5:30 pm Related

Today in History: June 9, 1914

The National Cash Register Co. of Dayton, Ohio is planning a Lake County factory site on 270 acres in the Gary-Griffith district. The factory will produce railway ticket machines and may employ 1,000.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am

Drug sting yields 63-month prison term for Ohio man

HAMMOND | An Ohio man caught in a drug sting in Merrillville was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to more than five years in prison.

June 02, 2014 7:57 pm
Valpo native on Purdue's winning Rube Goldberg team

Valpo native on Purdue's winning Rube Goldberg team

VALPARAISO | Zipping one's zipper might seem like a fairly mundane, simple task -- until it's put in the hands and minds of the entrants of the annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contest.

May 13, 2014 7:00 pm Video Photos

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Rain, wind don't deter installation of new sculptures

Rain, wind don't deter installation of new sculptures

VALPARAISO | The weather might not have been an artistic success Friday, but that didn't stop crews from installing the latest series of sculptures on Cumberland Crossing Drive for the city's art walk.

May 09, 2014 4:36 pm Photos

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Cops: Men had 12 pounds of pot in car

Cops: Men had 12 pounds of pot in car

PORTAGE | Two Ohio men were charged with felony possession of marijuana with the intent to deal after Portage police found 12 pounds of raw marijuana in their car following a traffic stop last week.

April 30, 2014 12:37 pm Photos

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New sculptures for Valpo art walk arrive May 9

VALPARAISO | It's becoming almost like a sign of spring: the annual arrival of the new sculptures for the art walk on Cumberland Crossing Drive.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

UGN chooses Ohio over Indiana

VALPARAISO | Indiana lost out on a new plant that an auto parts maker plans to build in Ohio.

March 18, 2014 12:00 pm

Schererville woman killed in crash on Ohio Turnpike

TOLEDO, Ohio | A Schererville woman was among three people killed Wednesday in a massive traffic pileup on the Ohio Turnpike, about halfway between Toledo and Cleveland.

March 13, 2014 9:50 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Lessons from marriage amendment debate

BRIAN HOWEY: Lessons from marriage amendment debate

The voters will not see the constitutional marriage amendment on the Indiana ballot until 2016, if ever.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
Pence not telling whole story on state business tax comparisons

Pence not telling whole story on state business tax comparisons

INDIANAPOLIS | It's not often you'll hear a Hoosier governor claim Indiana's business taxes should be more like those in Illinois.

February 16, 2014 12:35 am Related

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Hardy few brave weather to hear legislators in Portage

Hardy few brave weather to hear legislators in Portage

PORTAGE | Concerned he might not be able to drive on the snow-covered streets but wanting to hear what his legislators had to say, Jerald Balta hiked the 2 miles from his home to Portage City Hall Saturday.

February 01, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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JOHN DOHERTY: Athletes shouldering quite a burden

While the snow piles up around us, here’s a happy thought to sustain you: spring training is just more than a month away at the professional level.

January 20, 2014 5:15 pm

Group touts high-speed rail line through Valpo

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso could get high-speed rail passenger service before it gets the South Shore commuter line spur.

January 19, 2014 6:55 pm
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