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Crossing the Line — Population

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Population.

May 31, 2015 12:05 am Related
Letterman

Letterman

David Letterman, right, welcomes Agnes DeMaris, sitting left, and Ruth Hanson, sitting right, and the two women's 14 fellow townspeople from the "metropolitan" and "suburban" areas of Bolan, Iowa as they appeared in New York for the taping of the "Late Night with David Letterman" show, March…

May 20, 2015 2:24 pm

Crossing the Line — Lake Counties

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Lake counties.

May 17, 2015 12:00 am

Pence inks signature on new laws

INDIANAPOLIS | With the Indiana General Assembly set to complete its work for the year April 29, the legislative process has begun shifting to the final step — Gov. Mike Pence signing measures approved by the House and Senate into law, or vetoing them.

April 18, 2015 12:00 am
Lake County population loss slows, but still leads state

Lake County population loss slows, but still leads state

Lake County again posted the largest population loss in Indiana last year, but the rate of decline slowed down in what was heralded as a move in the right direction.

April 06, 2015 4:30 pm

Conservative propaganda must be criticized

As columnist Morton Marcus pointed out, a number of Indiana towns and cities have lost a significant percentage of their population. Indiana has one of the highest suicide rates among middle-age people of any state.

February 04, 2015 12:00 am
Northwest Indiana population shifting south, east

Northwest Indiana population shifting south, east

Most Northwest Indiana cities and towns lost residents last year as the region's population continued to migrate south and east.

September 27, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Census: Lake County sees largest 2012 population decline in the state

Census: Lake County sees largest 2012 population decline in the state

Lake County saw the state's largest population decline in 2012, while Porter County experienced just a fraction of the growth it has seen in the past decade, U.S. Census estimates released Thursday show.

March 14, 2013 12:55 pm

Legislators reject plan to simplify state laws

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have turned down a plan intended to make the Indiana Code more understandable by using city and county names in the law instead of descriptions based on an area's population.

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm

Entire communities moved to the Harbor for the jobs

An interesting phenomenon lingers in the recesses of Calumet Region history regarding the accumulation of population.

May 08, 2011 12:00 am

Census shows black exodus from Chicago

CHICAGO | While the city's black population plunged dramatically in the past 10 years, the black population in Cook and the surrounding counties fell at half the pace.

March 20, 2011 8:00 pm

Rust Belt Resurgence: Population numbers

View census population numbers for Gary and Youngstown, Ohio.

March 13, 2011 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Gary's City Council population should drop, too

DOUG ROSS: Gary's City Council population should drop, too

Gary's population is just 45 percent of its peak 50 years ago when the city had 178,320 people, yet you wouldn't know that if you looked at the structure of its government.

February 18, 2011 12:00 am

Gary may request census redo

The city of Gary is exploring its options for appealing the 2010 census count that found the Steel City's population had fallen to 80,294, a 22 percent decline since the last census 10 years ago.

February 16, 2011 12:00 am

Gary resident predicted taxes would spur exodus

A Gary resident and business owner said the city's new population figures bolster an argument he made to the state last year regarding the impact of high city property taxes.

February 12, 2011 5:15 pm
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