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JOHN DAVIES: Keller making 'sweet music' on shop floor

JOHN DAVIES: Keller making 'sweet music' on shop floor

Harmony is something we normally associate with music, but Don Keller applies it to the factory floor.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hammond company builds robots that make factories more productive

Hammond company builds robots that make factories more productive

HAMMOND | Manufacturers can pay factory workers pennies a day in Vietnam, China and other countries, and U.S. companies have often found it tough to compete with such rock-bottom labor costs.

October 17, 2013 6:00 pm Video Photos

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Manufacturing Day aims to show industry no longer involves dirty, back-breaking work

Manufacturing Day aims to show industry no longer involves dirty, back-breaking work

Bring up manufacturing, and it might conjure mental images of shuttered factories or grimy, soot-smudged workers filing out of mill after a long shift.

October 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: FIRST program builds more than just robots

YOUNG VOICES: FIRST program builds more than just robots

As the world becomes more connected, secrets become harder to keep. However, my generation has a secret: FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology).

May 20, 2013 12:00 am
Munster police have a new robot

Munster police have a new robot

Munster Police Sgt. John Peirick demonstrates the department's new robot, which cost about $15,000 and was used New Year's Day following a homicide in the town.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am
Munster police have a new robot

Munster police have a new robot

Munster Police Sgt. John Peirick demonstrates the department's new robot, which cost about $15,000 and was used New Year's Day following a homicide in the town.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am
Munster police have a new robot

Munster police have a new robot

The Munster police department has a new robot, which was used New Year's Day following a homicide in the town.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am
Charges filed in Munster homicide

Charges filed in Munster homicide

CROWN POINT | The former husband of a Munster woman was charged Wednesday with her slaying early New Year's Day, police said.

January 02, 2013 5:17 pm Photos

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VTech Cogsley Robot

VTech Cogsley Robot

VTech's Cogsley is a kid-friendly robot who runs on information "chips" to provide educational lessons for children. He's $39.99 and ideal for children ages 3 to 6 and sold at Target, Walmart and Toys R Us or vtechkids.com.

September 05, 2012 6:30 pm
New Products for Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

New Products for Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

Toasting time

September 05, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Young LEGO teams square off at IUN

Young LEGO teams square off at IUN

Alex Forrest, left, and Malcolm Jasper, of Hammond's Maywood Elementary School, quickly reprogram their robot Sunday afternoon for the next part of the LEGO Body Forward Challenge at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.

November 21, 2010 7:41 pm
Young LEGO teams square off at IUN

Young LEGO teams square off at IUN

Fans of O'Bannon Elementary School's O'Bannon Bots cheer on their Hammond team Sunday afternoon at Indiana University Northwest in Gary during the LEGO Body Forward Challenge. More than 300 children from fourth to ninth grade competed.

November 21, 2010 7:41 pm
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