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NWI STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: Skateboarder-turned-businessman on Cloud 9

NWI STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: Skateboarder-turned-businessman on Cloud 9

Dyer resident Kyle Ayling has been popping ollies and doing other skateboarding tricks since he was 11-years-old.

October 19, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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GENE POLICINSKI: What will keep unfounded Ebola reports from ‘going viral?’

GENE POLICINSKI: What will keep unfounded Ebola reports from ‘going viral?’

So how scared should we be about the worldwide Ebola virus crisis?

October 19, 2014 12:00 am

Facebook creates 'Safety Check' tool for disasters

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.

October 16, 2014 8:03 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Porter County residents reimage Middle East

GUEST COMMENTARY: Porter County residents reimage Middle East

Despite outcries on social media for the incessant digitally altered mishaps on the latest celebrity photo, most shore up silence on the edited image of the Near East.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am
PODCAST: Valpo U professor discusses athletes and social media

PODCAST: Valpo U professor discusses athletes and social media

Valparaiso University media professor and Times sports correspondent Paul Oren discusses the pitfalls and benefits of athletes using social media.

October 07, 2014 6:15 pm

New studies point out dangers of 'talking' to car

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should.

October 07, 2014 7:41 am
GENE POLICINSKI: Social media no longer just free expression ‘toy box’

GENE POLICINSKI: Social media no longer just free expression ‘toy box’

Time to take social media out of the freedom of expression “toy box.”

September 21, 2014 12:00 am
Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev, right, walks the runway after she was named Miss America 2015 during the Miss America 2015 pageant, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

September 15, 2014 1:30 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Internet no longer just connects people

YOUNG VOICES: Internet no longer just connects people

Stereotypically, the era of the Internet is mainly thought about as social media. If you’re on the Internet, you’re on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Blogger, etc.

September 08, 2014 12:00 am
Celebrities reflect on Robin Williams' death at 63

Celebrities reflect on Robin Williams' death at 63

FILE - This Nov. 12, 1979 file photo shows actor-comedian Robin Williams, third from right, dressed as a cheerleader with the Broncos' Pony Express cheerleaders during the filming of an episode of "Mork & Mindy," in Denver. Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled a…

August 12, 2014 12:08 am
Celebrities reflect on Robin Williams' death at 63

Celebrities reflect on Robin Williams' death at 63

This photo released by CBS shows, from left, Robin Williams as Simon Roberts, Sarah Michelle Gellar as Sydney Roberts, James Wolk as Zach Cropper and Hamish Linklater as Andrew Keaneally, in a scene from “The Crazy Ones." Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audienc…

August 12, 2014 12:08 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Rising up to meet Putin's thuggery

BRIAN HOWEY: Rising up to meet Putin's thuggery

Any illusions I had about the progressive nature of the Vladimir Putin’s Russian regime quickly dissipated when I returned to my Moscow Grand Marriott room in August 2007. Upon opening the door, I was greeted with the spectacle of my papers and note pads strewn about the room. It was clear t…

July 24, 2014 12:10 pm
Area churches change with times in quest for new members

Area churches change with times in quest for new members

It's not exactly a holy war, but churches have been forced to develop a new battle plan to recapture people's interest from the myriad other obligations, attractions and distractions vying for their time and attention.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Howard's memorable play marks U.S. World Cup run

Howard's memorable play marks U.S. World Cup run

SAO PAULO | Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast – and fans around the world, really – for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a country captivated.

July 02, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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GENE POLICINSKI: Examining importance of where we speak

GENE POLICINSKI: Examining importance of where we speak

When we say something that might be threatening, how much does where we say it matter?

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
Earnhardt pulls away late for 2nd win of season

Earnhardt pulls away late for 2nd win of season

LONG POND, Pa. | Dale Earnhardt Jr. is having a blast again, with a shared bond with his crew, comfort in his own skin as NASCAR's most popular driver, even finding fun 140 characters at a time on Twitter.

June 08, 2014 8:30 pm
BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

BOB HEISSE: Speak out in our region's town hall

Northwest Indiana needs a town hall, a place for daily idea and viewpoint exchanges and discussion. Our Opinion page can serve that role, and we’re taking steps to do just that.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am
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The Daily Fix

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May 19, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Hammond must move swiftly on K-9 probe

EDITORIAL: Hammond must move swiftly on K-9 probe

The Hammond Police Department was right to take quick action against the officer seen mishandling a police dog in the viral YouTube video.

May 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Hammond officer on leave after video shows him hitting police dog, lifting it by its collar

Hammond officer on leave after video shows him hitting police dog, lifting it by its collar

HAMMOND | The Hammond Police Department placed a K-9 police officer on administrative leave Thursday after a video posted on YouTube shows the officer hitting and lifting a police dog by its collar during a traffic stop.

May 01, 2014 2:35 pm Photos

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