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August 17, 2014 12:00 am

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August 10, 2014 12:00 am
IUN Business Speakers Luncheon

IUN Business Speakers Luncheon

Karen Post, The Branding Diva, speaks during IUN's Business Speakers Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville. Part of Karen's "brand" is her red cowgirl boots.

April 24, 2014 2:56 pm
IUN Business Speakers Luncheon

IUN Business Speakers Luncheon

Karen Post, "The Branding Diva," speaks during IUN's Business Speakers Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.

April 24, 2014 2:56 pm
The once-proud athletics in Gary in severe trouble these days

The once-proud athletics in Gary in severe trouble these days

Former Gary Roosevelt High School coaches Ron Heflin, left, and Benny Dorsey stand at the school where they used to coach and win state championships. Both are very concerned with the state of athletics and education in their hometown.

April 23, 2014 9:59 pm
Gary's Fifth Ave. could be renamed for Rudy Clay

Gary's Fifth Ave. could be renamed for Rudy Clay

INDIANAPOLIS | A street running through the heart of Gary soon could be renamed to honor a late mayor whose heart pulsed with the rhythm of the city he loved.

February 18, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Gary's Lloyd McClendon ready to join Seattle's Best

AL HAMNIK: Gary's Lloyd McClendon ready to join Seattle's Best

New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon was shivering alongside team broadcaster Rick Rizzs and general manager Jack Zduriencik during last month's FanFest at Safeco Field.

February 04, 2014 6:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Keep school reform's focus on kids, not faculty

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz has hired outreach coordinators to help struggling school districts instead of taking over failing schools. That outreach must be forceful, however, to make sure improvements do happen.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Movie by Gary writer/director premieres Friday

HOBART | Charles Murray, a Gary Indiana native and Roosevelt High School alumnus, is the writer/director of the independent film "Things Never Said"  that will debut locally Friday.

September 12, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Gary filmmaker premiering new film Friday in Merrillville

OFFBEAT: Gary filmmaker premiering new film Friday in Merrillville

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Don't blame race for bad circumstances

GUEST COMMENTARY: Don't blame race for bad circumstances

It’s 1961, and I’m walking toward the front entrance of Roosevelt High School, Gary. What a beautiful structure and park-like setting, with manicured lawn and trees giving testimony that this school has pride!

September 04, 2013 7:45 pm

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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July 28, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Focus on school attendance policy

Attendance has been a big problem for Roosevelt College and Career Academy during the school's first year under EdisonLearning's control, just as it was when the Gary school district was in charge.

March 05, 2013 12:00 am

Late Tuskegee Airman was favorite teacher of state senator

INDIANAPOLIS | Quentin Smith was a Tuskegee Airman, a former Gary city councilman and a living legend when he died Tuesday at age 94.

January 17, 2013 7:15 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: In this race, voters looked for union label

DOUG ROSS: In this race, voters looked for union label

Indiana isn't a completely red state. Look at races down the ballot, and you'd call it purple.

November 06, 2012 9:45 pm
EDITORIAL: We endorse Bennett for state superintendent

EDITORIAL: We endorse Bennett for state superintendent

The battle lines are clearly drawn in the race for Indiana's superintendent of public instruction. It's not just Republican vs. Democrat, but also the status quo vs. rapid change. We support reforms.

October 17, 2012 12:00 am Related
Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at  Gary event

Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Students gather outside the venue to get a glimpse and possible photo of Gabrielle Douglas as the Olympic gold medalist visits the Indiana University Northwest campus on Monday.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gabby Douglas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabby Douglas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Peter Smith of Foundations of East Chicago and Natalie Hawkins, mother of gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas, look on as she shows off one of her gold medals as the Olympian visits the Indiana University Northwest campus.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabrielle Douglas and her mother Natalie Hawkins listen to speakers at a luncheon as the Olympic gold medalist visits the Indiana University Northwest campus on Monday.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabrielle Douglas has a laugh as Robert Brown, a Calumet High School senior and event MC, straightens his tie for a photo with the Olympic gold medalist.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
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