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'Harbor guy' saw many faces of Korea as war wound down

'Harbor guy' saw many faces of Korea as war wound down

The only time Fred Schultz so much as felt menaced in his 15-month stint as an Air Force radio operator in the Korean War was during a torch-lit May Day demonstration outside his fence-protected base in 1953.

March 02, 2014 11:30 pm Video Photos

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Bowled over: Fans fashion football feasts

Bowled over: Fans fashion football feasts

While the Seahawks are battling the Broncos Sunday in the Super Bowl, fans will have battles of their own against pizza and hot wings.

January 28, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Stop forsaking family time to save a buck

YOUNG VOICES: Stop forsaking family time to save a buck

Many gobbled down turkey this past Thanksgiving, but the holiday sales took priority and left many shoppers to save the pumpkin pie for later.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am
Surprise homecoming for Air Force uncle

Surprise homecoming for Air Force uncle

PORTAGE | During the week of Thanksgiving, Portage High School student Josh Gale received a surprise of a lifetime.

December 18, 2013 1:51 pm

Cost high for removing roundabout's oil-soaked soil

VALPARAISO | The first complaint about the new five-points roundabout is in: There aren't enough lights on the trees in the center island.

December 15, 2013 7:15 pm
School drives donations to food pantries

School drives donations to food pantries

December 13, 2013 12:00 am

Traditions help preserve sanity during hectic holiday season

Thanksgiving and Christmas are all about tradition. The first is a more secular holiday that is all about hearth and home, while the latter is a celebration of home and things above our poor power to comprehend. We take our traditions and habits seriously and moving the needle takes a great …

December 01, 2013 12:00 am Related

Spread the goodness, share acts of kindness

The holiday season is here and Iā€™m typing up my column in the midst of turkey and stuffing and pie and much good spirit surrounded by family. Thanksgiving is a once a year deal where the world seems to slow and the most important thing is gathering around the table with those you love. Every…

December 01, 2013 12:00 am
Big crowds turn out on Black Friday despite Thanksgiving store openings

Big crowds turn out on Black Friday despite Thanksgiving store openings

HOBART | Kelvin Stanford only dropped by the Menards in Schererville on Friday morning in search a few items: $9.99 pliers, a $3 toaster so he could enjoy toast with his coffee at work and $1.44 fleece throw blankets for his Chihuahua to crawl under.

November 29, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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November 29, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Tables have turned since first Thanksgiving dinner

DOUG ROSS: Tables have turned since first Thanksgiving dinner

With Thanksgiving fresh on our minds, this seems the perfect time to discuss immigration and related issues.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am
Valpo fire chief proves himself a rare cancer patient

Valpo fire chief proves himself a rare cancer patient

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Fire Chief David Nondorf admits he was not looking forward to attending the opening cermony for the city's new Central Park Plaza on Aug. 6, 2011. So, he was glad when he was called away to a house fire.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Food banks digesting food stamp cuts

Leaders of food banks serving Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area are reporting more people lining up since the 2009 boost in food stamps expired this month.

November 28, 2013 8:00 pm
Shoppers line up for Black Thursday deals

Shoppers line up for Black Thursday deals

Shoppers rush through the doors at Best Buy in Valparaiso when the store opened at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving night for door buster deals.

November 28, 2013 6:53 pm
Shoppers line up for Black Thursday deals

Shoppers line up for Black Thursday deals

Charles Aikman, from DeMotte, rechecks to make sure he got everything after picking up a couple of HD televisions Thanksgiving night at the Best Buy in Valparaiso.

November 28, 2013 6:53 pm
Greek Orthodox youth help feed seniors

Greek Orthodox youth help feed seniors

November 28, 2013 5:50 pm
Greek Orthodox youth help feed seniors

Greek Orthodox youth help feed seniors

Members of GOYA (Greek Orthodox Youth Association) serve Thanksgiving dinner Thursday for residents at the retirement home next to SS Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Merrillville.

November 28, 2013 3:49 pm
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Residents of Portage line up through the cafeteria of Willowcreek Middle School on Thursday for the community Thanksgiving Day dinner.

November 28, 2013 3:49 pm
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Eric Forbes finishes deep frying a turkey for the community Thanksgiving Day dinner Thursday afternoon at Willowcreek Middle School.

November 28, 2013 3:48 pm
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