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Franciscan St. Anthony Health–Crown Point receives national kudos for emergency care

Franciscan St. Anthony Health–Crown Point receives national kudos for emergency care

The Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care has been awarded to Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point.

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Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

Gov. Nixon taking National Guard out of Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. | Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly two weeks ago.

August 21, 2014 5:16 pm Photos

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Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks with Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol at Drake's Place Restaurant, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Holder arrived in Missouri on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could …

August 21, 2014 10:36 am
Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

People stand in prayer after marching about a mile to the police station to protest the shooting of Michael Brown Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Brown's shooting in the middle of a street Aug 9, by a Ferguson policeman has sparked a more than week of protests, riots and looting i…

August 21, 2014 10:36 am
Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder, left, listens during his meeting at the U.S. Attorney's office in St. Louis, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Sitting with clockwise from the far left, Richard Callahan, US Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Missouri Gov. Jay Nix…

August 21, 2014 10:36 am
Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Protesters march to the Buzz Westfall Justice Center Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Clayton, Mo. A grand jury has begun hearing evidence as it weighs possible charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

August 21, 2014 10:36 am
Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Protesters stand in the street as lightning flashes in the night sky in Ferguson, Mo. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. A grand jury has begun hearing evidence as it weighs possible charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

August 21, 2014 10:36 am
Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder stops to shake hands with a patron at Drake's Place Restaurant, before his meeting with local community leaders, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. Holder arrived in Missouri on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a g…

August 21, 2014 10:36 am
Applications for U.S. unemployment aid fall to 298K

Applications for U.S. unemployment aid fall to 298K

WASHINGTON | Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.

August 21, 2014 8:54 am
Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298K

Applications for US unemployment aid fall to 298K

People wait in line to meet with recruiters during a job fair in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

August 21, 2014 8:54 am

Indiana appeals latest same-sex marriage ruling

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is appealing a federal judge's ruling that the state must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.

August 20, 2014 5:40 pm

Judge: Pence contradicted himself on gay marriage

INDIANAPOLIS | A federal judge says Indiana Gov. Mike Pence contradicted himself on same-sex marriage, telling the court he had no power to enforce Indiana's gay marriage ban but then directing executive agencies about how to proceed after court rulings on the subject.

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Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington. Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

August 20, 2014 12:07 pm
Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

Yellen to give her outlook as Fed honeymoon fades

WASHINGTON | Janet Yellen has won credit for guiding the Federal Reserve's first six months of transition from the Ben Bernanke era. Bernanke's Fed had steered the economy through a deep crisis by slashing interest rates and restoring confidence in banks. Yellen has so far carried on his app…

August 20, 2014 12:07 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: United Way campaign about more than dollars

GUEST COMMENTARY: United Way campaign about more than dollars

During the coming months, United Way staff and volunteers will be making workplace presentations to thousands of employees throughout Northwest Indiana in coordination with the community campaign.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Indiana needs more complete data on school bullying

August 16, 2014 12:00 am
Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE | Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen competition increase and attention spans shrink.

August 14, 2014 8:05 pm
Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred, center, smiles after team owners elected him as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball during an owners quarterly meeting in Baltimore on Thursday.

August 14, 2014 8:05 pm
NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it's not simply because more players are using it.

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NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

NFL seeks right answer for marijuana use

The NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating marijuana's tenuous relationship with what is being recognized, more and more, as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. "It's not, 'Let's go smoke a joint,''' retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington, left, said. "It's, wha…

August 14, 2014 1:45 pm
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