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Crossing the Line -- Elections

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: Elections.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Business owners give lawmakers an earful about taxes, red tape

Business owners give lawmakers an earful about taxes, red tape

VALPARAISO | An information technology company plans to launch a cloud computing-based data service for health care providers, but the taxes on computer servers are higher in Indiana than in most surrounding states.

August 08, 2013 2:30 pm Photos

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Pregnant Dolton voter gives birth 2 weeks later

DOLTON, Ill. | A pregnant suburban Chicago woman who garnered fame by voting on Election Day despite labor pains has given birth to a baby girl.

November 21, 2012 6:00 pm
Hammond teen campaigned for Obama

Hammond teen campaigned for Obama

HAMMOND | At 15, Attia Gray isn't old enough to vote but she instinctively understood how important the 2012 presidential election was going to be to her future.

November 08, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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A look at who's really selecting our next president

A look at who's really selecting our next president

INDIANAPOLIS | It's been called the most important election of our lives; a race whose outcome will determine the future of the United States. And yet, not a single American will vote for either Republican Mitt Romney or Democrat Barack Obama on Tuesday.

November 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Hammond Clark students analyze final presidential debate

Hammond Clark students analyze final presidential debate

HAMMOND | Like political pundits following the presidential election, a group of Clark High School students continued to discuss the third presidential debate Monday night and fact check the candidates.

October 23, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Heavy voter turnout so far for presidential election

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Election Board declared the county's voting machines to be in fine working order Friday for what looks to be a very busy election.

October 20, 2012 12:00 am

Illinois Democrats ready for convention

SPRINGFIELD | Four years ago, Mike Carrigan had a close-up view of one of the odder moments of the Democratic National Convention.

September 03, 2012 9:15 am
When partisan politics stretch parent-child bonds

When partisan politics stretch parent-child bonds

When David Burrows took on Barry Goldwater and Ayn Rand as "mentors" at age 14, his parents wanted to know what else he was doing that they might be ashamed of.

August 27, 2012 9:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Voter registration, turnout vital to rebuilding U.S.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Voter registration, turnout vital to rebuilding U.S.

The future vitality of America hangs in the balance as we approach the pivotal and historic election on Nov. 6.

August 21, 2012 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: How soon before Americans reflect European discontent?

YOUNG VOICES: How soon before Americans reflect European discontent?

After a hectic spring break in New York City, it seems school is ready to make itself my first priority, whether I like it. Still, despite all the academic pressure of being a senior in college, I do have other priorities, such as keeping track of how poorly my NCAA bracket is doing and deci…

March 26, 2012 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Ohio primary could affect Hoosier politics

DOUG ROSS: Ohio primary could affect Hoosier politics

All political junkies' eyes will be on Ohio tonight. The outcome of that Super Tuesday state's primary election could have ripples in Indiana.

March 06, 2012 12:00 am
Small plates at the Heritage and Millar scores in James Beard

Small plates at the Heritage and Millar scores in James Beard

Incredible food lineup for Saturday night at the Heritage Center in St. Joe includes chocolate-covered bacon mousse and Reserve Chef Matt Millar is in James Beard semifinals. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine

February 23, 2012 10:30 am
True comfort of corned beef hash and eggs

True comfort of corned beef hash and eggs

A few years have gone by since I was in the right place--six.one.six in Grand Rapids in winter--at the right time to have corned beef hash and eggs. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine

February 16, 2012 10:30 am
Eating in the woods in winter

Eating in the woods in winter

By not spacing out on the time zone and other mishaps of previous years, we managed to arrive at Bev's Second Season Ball in LaPorte Saturday almost an hour early. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine

February 09, 2012 10:30 am
The first of many Titanic centennial dinners

The first of many Titanic centennial dinners

I have officially received the first announcement of 2012 for a Titanic dinner, a memorial for the centennial year of the disaster. The last dinner for first class passengers was 11 courses. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine.

February 02, 2012 12:41 pm
Chef Jean Joho and Everest awarded Michelin star

Chef Jean Joho and Everest awarded Michelin star

Chef Jean Joho and Everest are awarded 3 Michelin stars and Wyncroft Winemaker Jim Lester reaches out with news about what happened in 2011, vintages on last call and an invitation to stop by. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine.

January 26, 2012 12:41 pm
The Year of the Dragon Starts Monday

The Year of the Dragon Starts Monday

The Chinese New Year begins Monday, January 23rd and, for those who keep track of baroque personality quirks and tendencies, it is the Year of the Dragon. Count on plenty of drama, especially if you have friends and family turning 24-36-48, etc. in 2012 ---- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher…

January 19, 2012 12:41 pm
YOUNG VOICES: The perennial problem of proclaiming progressivism

YOUNG VOICES: The perennial problem of proclaiming progressivism

I would never encourage a pessimistic outlook on the new year. As a presidential election year approaches, however, the political climate and congressional popularity numbers might give the cynic the upper hand in the conversation. With that said, pessimism and regressivism are not entirely …

December 26, 2011 12:00 am

THURM FERREE: Both political parties need to do more for Americans

In this season of discontent, we find the political parties cannot get along to do anything of substance. It seems to be armed camps on both sides, and the economy seems to be getting little help at all. In fact, everything seems to be controlled by the 2012 presidential election.

June 23, 2011 12:00 am
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