As families prepare to eat Easter ham,
A man who strongly resembles the late Col. Harland Sanders is being used in a new series of commercials promoting a new line of chocolate chip cookies at KFC. The real Sanders died at age 90 on Dec. 16, 1980.
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WHITING | Following a free showing of holiday cartoons from the 1930's and 1940's at the Hoosier Theatre, a Christmas parade took place down 119th street with marching bands, floats and Santa Claus.
Four Winds Casino will give away $50,000 in cash and prizes during New Year's Eve celebrations to ring in 2013.
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PORTAGE | Some 15 years ago Joe Mokol's son asked him that if Christmas was about the birth of Jesus Christ, where does this Santa fellow fit in?
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Opera Stars Robert Swan and the beautiful mezzo-soprano Martha Cares host a yuletide songfest in Three Oaks with plenty of mulled wine and hot buttered rum available.
A holiday present for Fido or Fluffy used to be an extra table scrap or a new squeeze toy. But as with gifts for their human counterparts, pet presents are becoming increasingly high-tech.
There have been many Christmas stories told over the years. This one is about "A Christmas Story" coming home to Hammond.
Pets and owners visited with Santa at the Indiana Welcome Center as part of the center's Wag Your Tail Wednesdays promotion.
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HOBART | The city's annual Holiday Market will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Police, Court, Community Complex, 705 E. 4th St.
HOBART | Advancing Christ's Kingdom Ministries, 1001 W. Ridge Road, will host a Christmas Extravaganza and Gift Give Away starting at 6 p.m. on Dec. 21.
Santa Claus arrived in Crown Point last week via helicopter. Visit him and Mrs. Claus from noon to 4 p.m. each Saturday before Christmas in the Lower Level of the Old Lake Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Square.
HOBART | The city of Hobart will hold its annual tree lighting event beginning at 6 p.m. Friday in Festival Park, 111 E. Old Ridge Road.
Christmas kicks off in Portage on Saturday as city has numerous events planned, including free pictures with Santa
PORTAGE | The Christmas season will be kicked off in a big way in the city Saturday with day-long events.
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