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New generation preparing to fight for America's future

New generation preparing to fight for America's future

INDIANAPOLIS | The future of America depends on "millennials" — people born after 1980 — working together to undo the damage wrought by baby boomers on the nation's economy, finances and foreign policy, according to a new book by Schererville native Pete Seat.

April 12, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

BERLIN | It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.

April 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Indiana earns top grade for government transparency

Indiana earns top grade for government transparency

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana leads the nation in state government transparency on a report card issued this week by the nonpartisan U.S. Public Interest Research Group.

April 10, 2014 5:30 pm Related
David Letterman to retire from 'Late Show' in 2015

David Letterman to retire from 'Late Show' in 2015

In this April 23, 2012 file photo provided by CBS, host David Letterman appears during a taping of his show “Late Show with David Letterman, in New York. Letterman says he plans to retire next year as host of “Late Show.” During a taping of his show Thursday, April 3, 2014, Letterman said he…

April 03, 2014 5:39 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Modernized Internet policy will help shape medical industry

GUEST COMMENTARY: Modernized Internet policy will help shape medical industry

While many have debated how the Affordable Care Act will affect doctors and their patients, far less attention has been given to another law with far-reaching consequences for the medical profession: the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

March 31, 2014 12:17 pm
Colbert caught in Twitter rage

Colbert caught in Twitter rage

FILE - This Jan. 31, 2014 file image released by Starpix shows Stephen Colbert at the Shape Magazine and Men's Fitness Super Bowl Party in New York. Comedy Central deleted a message Thursday from the “Colbert Report” show Twitter feed showing a still from Wednesday night’s show where Colbert…

March 28, 2014 3:46 pm

EDITORIAL: Low-skill jobs are disappearing fast

The Times reporter Joseph Pete's story on Northwest Indiana's manufacturing sector last Sunday should be required reading for all high school students.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am

Investigators: Workers were not warned before fatal mill accident

GARY | A state investigation has found a Gary company committed a serious safety violation in an accident that killed an ironworker and injured two others in November.

March 26, 2014 1:00 pm

Chicago says electronic poll directories a success

CHICAGO | Chicago election officials say the rollout of new electronic poll books during the Illinois primary was a success.

March 18, 2014 6:41 pm
NWI is home to high-tech equipment, procedures

NWI is home to high-tech equipment, procedures

High-tech medical equipment and cutting edge techniques are found beyond the boundaries of a metropolis like Chicago.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

Lawmakers look at new ways to fund future, existing roads

With demand for gasoline at historic lows due to consistently high prices and greater declines ahead under a new federal requirement that cars and light trucks have double the fuel efficiency by 2025, Indiana lawmakers have begun looking at alternatives to the gasoline tax for funding constr…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Shipments on the rise at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

Shipments on the rise at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

PORTAGE | In 2013, the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor was the busiest it had been in years.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
Kids present projects at science fair

Kids present projects at science fair

GARY | Louis Wolf is your typical 10-year-old, except he ponders questions such as the acidity level in the liquids we drink.

March 15, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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City Council approves payments for new City Hall phone system

CALUMET CITY | The City Council recently approved a pair of payments to companies that installed a new telephone system at City Hall and other municipal buildings.

March 15, 2014 12:00 am

Inaugural STEM Symposium coming to SSC

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College will host its first STEM Symposium from 6 to 9 p.m. April 4 at the college’s Main Campus in South Holland. Students and educators of all levels are encouraged to attend this special event.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am
State Rep. Jones secures funds for adult education technology at SSC

State Rep. Jones secures funds for adult education technology at SSC

SOUTH HOLLAND | State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, visited South Suburban College last week to tour the adult education areas of the college, according to a news release.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am
State Rep. Jones secures funds for adult education technology at SSC

State Rep. Jones secures funds for adult education technology at SSC

State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, back right, recently visited SSC to tour the adult education area and see the fruits of his legislative fund appropriations at the college. Jones and SSC Chairman Frank M. Zuccarelli, back left, visited with Community Education staff and students, seated from left,…

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Kelly to discuss women's role in STEM careers

TINLEY PARK | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., invites the public to a panel discussion about the critical role of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at DeVry University, 18624 W. Creek Drive.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am
Gates back on top of Forbes' billionaire rankings

Gates back on top of Forbes' billionaire rankings

In this Jan. 21, 2014, file photo, Philanthropist Bill Gates listens during an interview on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in New York. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is back on top of the list of the world's richest people. Forbes magazine announced its ranking of the world's billionaires Monday,…

March 03, 2014 4:43 pm
'12 Years a Slave' rises up at Academy Awards

'12 Years a Slave' rises up at Academy Awards

Leonardo DiCaprio arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

March 03, 2014 12:34 am
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