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DOUG ROSS: Gary turns to old ideas for new help

DOUG ROSS: Gary turns to old ideas for new help

This is a story of bipartisanship, of partnerships, of Bayh partnerships. It is a tale of helping the needy. And Gary needs help. In many forms.

July 19, 2013 12:00 am Related
My favorite story about Rudy Clay

My favorite story about Rudy Clay

U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh, right, talks with Ron Sims, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development , left, and Mayor Rudy Clay as they inspect an abandoned home in Gary in June 2009.

June 07, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI's urban core is ripe for reinvestment

GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI's urban core is ripe for reinvestment

On Nov. 8, Gary voters elected Karen Freeman-Wilson as the city's next mayor — a "new day" in Gary, in Freeman-Wilson's own words. It was certainly a galvanizing moment for the city, local business community and greater Northwest Indiana to mount a full-scale turnaround for Gary, by building…

November 16, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: A new use for an old school

The sadness that accompanied the closing of Tolleston High School in Gary a couple of years ago now can give way to joy. That property once more will serve children in Gary.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am

DOUG ROSS: Visclosky's sermon is one everyone should hear

When U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky spoke Wednesday at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary, more than one person in the audience remarked that he sounded like a televangelist. Trouble is, he was preaching to the choir.

October 29, 2010 12:00 am
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