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MARC CHASE: Stuff of legends in a Crown Point sandlot

MARC CHASE: Stuff of legends in a Crown Point sandlot

Storybook endings aren't always the things of, well, storybooks. Sometimes they're real and right in our neighborhood sandlots.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: JFK’s arms control treaty remains major milestone

GUEST COMMENTARY: JFK’s arms control treaty remains major milestone

"I speak … in a spirit of hope," said President John F. Kennedy, beginning a policy address to the nation on July 26, 1963. He went on to describe a major breakthrough in the Cold War. The new Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty with the Soviet Union would prohibit nuclear explosions in the atmosphere.

July 27, 2013 12:00 am

NIRPC committee lauds EPA study on radiation in The Pines

PORTAGE | The head of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission's environmental committee claimed victory Thursday with the EPA's plan to study radiation levels in The Pines.

January 03, 2013 11:54 am

EPA: Study of residential yards in The Pines planned

THE PINES | A study of radiation levels in The Pines requested by concerned citizens and area environmental activists will come sometime early this year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

January 02, 2013 11:30 pm
NIRPC committee delays request to EPA for study of radiation in The Pines

NIRPC committee delays request to EPA for study of radiation in The Pines

PORTAGE | Residents in The Pines concerned about potentially elevated radiation levels will have to wait until January to learn if the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission will help take up their case with federal officials.

December 06, 2012 1:24 pm Related
PINES - PINES group

PINES - PINES group

Larry Jensen and Paul Kysel of the P.I.N.E.S. (People In Need of Environmental Saftey) group are attempting to get the Environmental Protection Agency to monitor radiation levels around the Yard 520 coal ash landfill in Pines Township.

November 20, 2012 5:13 pm
PINES - PINES group

PINES - PINES group

Paul Kysel, right, and Larry Jensen of the P.I.N.E.S. (People In Need of Environmental Saftey) group stand at the Yard 520 landfill Tuesday in Pines Township.

November 20, 2012 5:12 pm
PINES - PINES group

PINES - PINES group

Larry Jensen, left, and Paul Kysel of the P.I.N.E.S. (People In Need of Environmental Saftey) group stand at the Yard 520 landfill Tuesday in Pines Township. They want the Environmental Protection Agency to monitor radiation levels coming from the coal ash dump site.

November 20, 2012 5:12 pm
PINES - PINES group

PINES - PINES group

Larry Jensen, left, and Paul Kysel of the P.I.N.E.S. (People In Need of Environmental Saftey) group stand at the Yard 520 coal ash landfill Tuesday in Pines Township.

November 20, 2012 5:12 pm
New Radiation Oncology Center Brings Patients Latest Technology, Best Results

New Radiation Oncology Center Brings Patients Latest Technology, Best Results

Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point offers patients the latest weapons in the war on cancer with the new Burrell Cancer Radiation Oncology Center. A blessing and dedication program was conducted Feb. 1 for the unit, which is the new home of a state-of-the-art Trilogy Linear Accelerator…

May 07, 2012 9:41 am

We all live with low-level radiation; how harmful is it?

Don't worry too much about the hint of radiation reaching U.S. shores from the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan, experts say.

March 29, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. must examine safety of nuclear plants here

The triple catastrophe in northern Japan involved an earthquake of 9 on the Richter scale (among the strongest in more than a century), many strong aftershocks, a very intense tsunami and serious damages to nuclear energy facilities with potentially devastating radiation releases. Obviously,…

March 22, 2011 12:00 am

Health care providers pledging less radiation

Heath care providers are pledging to stop the overuse of radiation on patients during medical exams in a new, nationwide safety effort launched this week in Chicago.

December 03, 2010 1:05 pm
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