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Gary mayor commands national audience through Politico chat

Gary mayor commands national audience through Politico chat

The mayors of the Steel City, the Windy City and the other Steel City came together Wednesday for a meeting of the minds.

April 09, 2014 12:00 pm
Shrinking considered as solution to urban decay

Shrinking considered as solution to urban decay

Gary’s modest skyline will get a little shorter when the former Sheraton hotel — the fourth-tallest building in the city — comes down after sitting empty for decades, whenever the drawn-out asbestos issue finally gets resolved. The 14-story building with the skywalk that never quite reached …

August 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Gary's past, people are shaping its promise

Gary's past, people are shaping its promise

As a Gary native and one who has lived and worked in the city for decades, I thought it would be easy to pen a piece explaining what’s great about my beloved city. I soon found it was easier said than done as my list of attributes grew longer and longer. I finally settled on three areas — he…

June 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Proposed Jackson facility not a done deal for likely mayoral successor

Proposed Jackson facility not a done deal for likely mayoral successor

GARY | When he stood alongside Joe Jackson last June, Gary Mayor Rudy Clay was clear: Everyone should back the multimillion-dollar plan for a Jackson Family center.

June 06, 2011 10:30 pm

Jackson deal 'fairly dead in the water'

One year after Gary agreed to give a Las Vegas group hundreds of acres of city property, even organizers admit little has been done. "As far as we're concerned, nothing has happened," said Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am
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